We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Outside Inn

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Nevada City
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Outside Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

348 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 345: English reviews
Start your review of Outside Inn
 Click to rate
San Francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost everything including the check in service is quite good. The only issue are the beds. They are not comfortable. This is the 10th time we've stayed there and the poor sleep experience is consistent. Unfortunately, there is a supply and demand issue in the area, and this hotel is the best option.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TravelAuditor_8
Alameda, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I stayed here for 2 nights in November. The inn is lovely, rooms are each unique with cheerful modern designs. No grandma lace curtains here thankfully. Beds are super comfy, the inn room coffee is something you actually want to drink. Owner and front desk are so friendly and knowledgeable about the area and can offer great assistance with places...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank yks9
Near San Francisco
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We spent 2 nights in the cottage, a two bedroom suite with kitchen. I had the best night sleep I have had in ages. The place is clean and welcoming. The bed linens are soft and beautiful. The bathtub is spacious and wonderful. The cottage is funky in a very charming way; it slopes a little, ceilings all a bit...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank cymbidian
Paradise, California
Reviewed 25 December 2016

An older motel but clean and all the rooms have a theme, it's always a nice place to stay, don't need to say any more but trip advisor insists on more letters so will have to keep saying it's always nice

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dee R
Big Sur, California
Reviewed 4 December 2016

this is our 5th stay at the Inn while house hunting in the area, and I am in awe of how efficient and cordial the staff is! Also they have updated their late check in policy, though I love the "key under the mat" small time vibe, the new combo boxes are great and we had no problem with them....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cay F
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A great motel at very reasonable price easy walking distance into Old Town Nevada City rooms are quaint and clean. Each is uniquely decorated with a theme This is our second year here for Victorian Christmas booked our hotel early. Would recommend it to anyone

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Seniortravler2
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Cozy, creatively decorated room, heater works great! Mini-kitchen has everything. Setting is beautiful and quiet, tucked into a close-to-town neighborhood, but easy access, walking distantce, to nature and wildlife hiking. Manager is warm, welcoming and friendly. Genuinely concerned for my comfort. Very knowledgeable of local nature trails, hiking, local and regional parks, in-town events and activities.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank diana j
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I'm from Nevada City but since moving away I always try to get a room at The Outside Inn when we visit. You can't beat the location, it's a short walk to town yet situated in a quiet neighborhood. The rooms are all different and very reasonably priced, we can even bring our dog along!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank hannahSF
OutsideInnNevadaCity, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you!!

California
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely little hotel and the customer service is fantastic. I'm from the area and they have accommodated me every time I have needed their services . It's dog friendly and the pets love the cookies... Don't miss out on the seasonal decorations .

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Phuryroad
OutsideInnNevadaCity, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

We do go a bit overboard for Halloween, thanks for the shout out.

California
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little place ...already booked another visit.. The staff are awesome and the customer service stellar....can be noisy at times ... But well worth it...don't miss out Book early it fills up fast😎

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Phuryroad
OutsideInnNevadaCity, Owner at Outside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review, we look forward to your return.

210 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (156)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (52)
Viewed
Room/Suite (45)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (6)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Other (41)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (54)
Viewed
Room/Suite (18)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (20)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (15)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Nevada City
0.3 km away
Broad Street Inn
Broad Street Inn
#2 of 5 in Nevada City
140 reviews
1.0 km away
Northern Queen Inn
Northern Queen Inn
#3 of 5 in Nevada City
95 reviews
6.2 km away
Grass Valley Courtyard Suites
Grass Valley Courtyard Suites
#1 of 10 in Grass Valley
222 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.6 km away
BEST WESTERN Gold Country Inn
BEST WESTERN Gold Country Inn
#4 of 10 in Grass Valley
334 reviews
6.4 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Gold Miners Inn-Grass Valley
1.8 km away
Nevada City Inn
Nevada City Inn
#4 of 5 in Nevada City
98 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Renovated 1940's era motor court inn with unique themed rooms, located in a quiet residential neighborhood just two blocks from downtown Nevada City. Wireless DSL, Cable, Summer Pool, BBQs, and Outdoor Fire Pit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outside Inn

Address: 575 E. Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959
Region: United States > California > Nevada City
Price Range: $103 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Outside Hotel Nevada City
Outside Motel Nevada City
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Outside Inn staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Outside Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms have unique configurations, even twin beds are available so be sure and ask for what you are looking for.”
 of 5 bubbles yks9, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are a super light sleeper get room Wildflower, Tour room or the Cabin”
 of 5 bubbles 32cayf, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Each room is uniquely decorated to reflect different aspects of the area.”
 of 5 bubbles 70dianaj, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check out great online photos of each room to pick what fits your needs best”
 of 5 bubbles nlapoff, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rock climber room has a small fun rock climbing wall.”
 of 5 bubbles annoyanceschicken, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5