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18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-0502, USA    
(800) 894-3446, (209) 984-3446
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  1. Located on Main Street, Jamestown Ca, surrounded by antiques shops and two wine ...
  2. Have a bottle of chilled Champagne waiting for you when you arrive... see websit...
  3. Enjoy our turn of the century antique filled rooms ...
  4. A Teddy Bear to greet you on every bed......
  5. Modern private bathrooms with pull-chain toilets, showers and spa quality amenit...
  6. Watch the world go by on the street below while sipping a favorite cocktail on o...
  7. Dine in our delightful acclaimed restaurant......
  8. ... or dine on our vine-covered patio during warm months months of spring throug...
  9. Our vine-covered patio is the perfect place to sip wine from our award winning ...

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Circa 1859. Located between Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe, in Gold Country, this is one of the 10 oldest continuously operating hotels in the state. The inn maintains its original redwood bar where thousands of dollars in gold dust were once spent. Original furnishings, Gold Rush period antiques, brass beds, lace curtains and regal comforters grace the guest bedrooms. A soaking room is an additional amenity, though all rooms include private baths. Enjoy a daily bountiful buffet breakfast. Arrange for romantic dining at the on-site gourmet restaurant, considered to be one of the finest in the Mother Lode. Order a favorite liquor or espresso from the saloon, or try the area's wine tasting. Favorite diversions include gold panning, live theatre and antiquing, golf and shopping.

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$140 to $175

Payment Types Accepted Include Visa, Discover, Diners Club, American Express, Travelers Checks and Master Card.

    • Breakfast
    • Buffet Breakfast In Dining Room For Hotel Guests


This property has 9 total guest accommodations with private bath and 1 conference room. The types of beds available include Queen and Twin.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV
  • Coffeemaker
  • Copy Machine
  • DVD
  • Fax
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Pet Boarding
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

  • Desk
  • Television
  • Modem Connection
  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • FAX On-site
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Gym Nearby
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • Off-site Dry Cleaning Services
  • Flexible Check in/out Times

Events Hosted

    • Weddings
    • Seminars
    • Romantic Getaways
    • Family Reunions
    • Meetings
    • Business Seminars
    • Retreats
    • Banquets

Foreign Languages Spoken


Inns Of Interest

    • Bordellos
    • Gold Mines & Gold Panning
    • Movie Locations
    • Oldest Continuously Operated Inns
    • Stagecoach Stops
    • Taverns

Liquor License

    • Beer & Wine
    • Full

Pet Restrictions

By arrangement - credit card or cash deposit required
  • Pets Allowed
  • Innkeepers pets on premises
  • By Arrangement - Credit Card Or Cash Deposit Required

Romantic Interest

Warm, charming, friendly staff and a great sense of history. Various romantic add-on packages offered.

Innkeepers Association Memberships

CABBI, Gold Country Innkeepers Assn., SEH

Describe Garden and Grounds

Patio dining that seats 40-50 with overhead arbors of mostly Virginia Creeper.

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

2-night minimum on a few major weekends

Children Restrictions

Above the age of 10


72 hours


Smoke Free Property and Outside Only.

Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Skiing Cross Country
    • Skiing Downhill
    • Tennis
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries
    • Gold Panning
    • Antiquing
    • Shopping
    • Multiple Golf Courses
    • Historic Steam Railroad State Park
    • Columbia Gold Rush State Park
    • Big Trees State Park
    • Watersports Of All Types - Kayaking
    • Canoeing
    • Rafting
    • Sailing
    • Etc
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Horseback Riding

Historic Interest

The historic National Hotel, built in 1859, is one of the California Gold Country's oldest and finest continuously operated hotels. Located in the heart of Jamestown, the bed and breakfast inn hotel is filled with reminders of the gold rush era

Historic Awards:

  • Local Register (Applied)
  • Local Register (Granted)
  • City Historical Site (Granted)

Historic Memberships:

  • National Trust
  • Local Historical Society
  • City Historical Society

Historic sites nearby:

Railtown Historic Park (4 blocks), Columbia Gold Rush State Park (5 miles), Historic Gold Rush towns, all within a few miles of Jamestown, including: Chinese Camp, Groveland, Sonora, Tuttletown, Angels Camp, Tuolumne, Murphy's, San Andreas

Recommended Restaurant(s)

National Hotel Restaurant. , Full bar, extensive wine list..

Nearby College/University

Columbia College

Get a Free Night at this inn

The dates this property will honor the certificate are (24 hour)Last minute availability only, no weekends.

- One Night Free: This property is featured as participating in the iLoveinns.com Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free program.

Promotional Rates and Packages:

Get Away Weekend Theater Package
Includes dinner at the National Hotel Restaurant with choice of any entree, choice of homemade desserts, our Vienna Roast coffee or assorted teas. One nights lodging in our elegantly restored hotel with buffet breakfast in our dining room in the morning. Theater tickets to your choice of theater here locally. all taxes and gratuties included. Add $6.00 for matinee performances.
Valid from 09/21/2010 through 01/01/2020.

Romantic Escape
Lodging, Dining, Champagne and Keep teh Glasses All for $399.00 including hotel taxes. Enjoy a chilled bottle of champagne or sparkling cider in your room upon check-in and keep the National Hotel Glasses. Romance her/him with dinner in our restaurant both nights with two $40.00 meal vouchers. Join us for a sumptious breakfast buffet each morning and including newspaper. Offer good anytime - 7 days a week
Valid from 10/30/2009 through 01/01/2020.

Stay 2 Nights Mid- Week
$210.00 for 2 people Pay the standard rate the 1st night get 50% off 2nd night. Valid Sunday thru Thursday, excluding holiday periods. Subject to availability.
Valid from 10/30/2009 through 01/01/2020.

Decades Of Service
3 Nights - # decades of prices. $280.00 for 2 people. Stay 1st night - pay today's rate $140.00 Stay 2nd night - pay 1990's rate $95.00 Stay 3rd night - pay 1980's rate $45.00 Includes a stumtious breakfast buffet each morning Valid Sunday thru Thursday, excluding holiday periods WOW!! A $420.00 VALUE
Valid from 10/30/2009 through 01/01/2020.

National Hotel Cheesecake

Artichoke And Prosciutto Saute

Potato Leek Soup

Southwestern Chicken Sandwich

Charbroiled chicken breast with tangy cilantro, topped with jack cheese and black olives. Served with fresh salsa

Veal Piccata

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