This hotel is a real piece of history and is decorated and furnished accordingly, so don't expect king sized modern beds and air conditioning. However, if , like me, you appreciate people taking the effort to give you an unforgettable experience of how things used to be, this is the place.
The town itself is a lovely reminder of what the Gold Country was like in the late 1800s with lots of old buildings along a main street. The hotel sits in the middle of the town and looks just like it must have looked then.
The rooms are clean but with only the basic comforts which you might have expected then. The furnishings - including the bed - are all period. Air conditioning is provided by a ceiling fan and an opened window. However, our room did have access to the balcony where you can sit and relax as the sun goes down.
The hotel has a pool to the rear, a saloon bar, again looking very authentic, and an excellent restaurant.
So, if you like a bit of history, this is the place to stay.