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Greenville, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are more interested in the 'look and decor' and like Victorian ambience, you may like this place. if you expect and need a good bed and shower, stay away. Bed in room 5, the king room, is just a raggy mattress and topper on worn out springs. Shower is in a claw foot tub, with a pipe ring...

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Poway, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While my brother made the reservation, it was just beyond my expectation! The historic home is both quaint and enchanting with period (late 19th, early 20th century) furniture and decor. The owner greeted us on our arrival and gave us a room on the second floor, whereupon he cautioned us that we may be "visited" at night by one of...

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Westminster, CO
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this marvelous in for the weekend. It was my daughter's birthday and I wanted everything to be just right. And it was! The staff were extremely attentive and made sure that all our needs are taken care of and we were made to feel special. What a wonderful feeling! Each room has their own charm and decor....

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1Thank Kim054
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My daughter is a college student and just needed a weekend away. I found this place tucked up in the mountains and just decided to go for it. Eclectic Historical hotel. You can get a private bathroom or share with another visitor. Everything is dated victorian. I felt like I was living in the past and it was quite nice....

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We needed a place to get away from work, family and the common stresses of life. We found the perfect place to reconnect at the American River Inn. When you open the front door, you enter a world of beautiful antiques and outstanding hospitality. Each room is decorated with a different decor theme that makes a stay here even more...

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Southern California
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

When I called the man who answered was unfriendly and asked me to call back and talk to his wife. She was much friendlier. I asked for a quite room. She booked me on the 3rd floor. It was great until I was awakened around 4:30 am by logging trucks. When asked if I could be moved off of street...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stayed here one night and really enjoyed it. The room was clean and very well decorated. The evening wine and cheese, and morning breakfast was great also. Overall, lots to like about this historic place in this little town. They were also dog friendly.

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Santa Clara, CA
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I truly enjoyed staying at American River Inn. The decks around the house offer several clean and comfortable places to relax - enjoying refreshments, reading a book, visiting with other guests. The chairs and tables were clean which I appreciated. Breakfast was prepared by the owner, Jason, and was superb! He made pancakes (which were very good!) with cinnamon apples,...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

This is so worth a detour! A small town with great small shops, a few bar/saloons and this amazing B&B. Well it's more a museum. A house full of old treasures that you normally only see in museums or occasionally a piece of furniture at someone's house, but this is so amazing, so beautiful and so many interesting objects. And...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 October 2015

During a leisurely trip along Hwy. 49, we stayed overnight at this gorgeous Victorian inn. We arrived in the mid-afternoon and were warmly greeted by the innkeepers, Will and later Maria, who was busy preparing hors d’oeuvres for that evening’s happy hour. Will escorted us to our spacious “honeymoon suite”, Room 5, which was beautifully furnished in antiques and tastefully...

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Additional Information about The Historic American River Inn

Address: 6600 Orleans St., corner Main and Orleans, Georgetown, CA 95634
Region: United States > California > Georgetown
Price Range: $154 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Historic American River Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“may be a decent bed in the third floor, I did not check them”
retireetraveller47, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are so inclined ask for a room where their resident ghosts are frequently seen!”
okole1808, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The third floor suites are probably not worth the additional cost.”
  • This was our king-sized bed with private bathroom.
Chessman2, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is a spacious corner suite on the 2nd floor with a private bath and access to the wrap-around balcony.”
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699elisem, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Every room is very unique,and quiet. I liked that they had a 2 twin bed option for my son and I.”
953simonag, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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