300 Main St., Placerville, CA 95667 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in El Dorado County
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Very Good

Based on 278 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor swimming pool
  • Hotel has 39 rooms
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • 25 suites in hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check out time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Group friendly rating of 6.1/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Room Types

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Check RatesSuperior Room 1 Queen Bed
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Local Attractions

Whitewater rafting on famous American River.Wine tasting at over 30 wineries.Apple Hill orchards.Browse the largest Thomas Kinkade Gallery next door.Boutique shops on Main StreetGold MiningGolf at Apple Mountain Golf Course

Customer Reviews of Historic Cary House Hotel

4.0 out of 5. Based on 278 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Welcome to the Historic Cary House Hotel. Our past guest names include Mark Twain, Buffalo Bill, John Studebaker, Elvis Presley. Nestled in the heart of the California gold country, and central to booming El Dorado County, The Historic Cary House is "The Jewel of Placerville." Our lobby will envelope you in comfort featuring antique and vintage furnishings. With the ivy covered Courtyard and the Milton Room for banquets/meetings, we can easily accommodate a group of 50 to 60 people. Groups will enjoy whitewater rafting, wine tasting at over 30 wineries, shopping at boutique shops on Main Street, golfing at Apple Mountain Golf Course, browsing the largest Thomas Kinkade Gallery next door, hiking, fishing, or boating at Sly Park, Gold panning, and gambling at Redhawk Casino.Our staff works with each group to understand your unique requirements and helps you create a successful gathering whether it's a wedding, corporate meeting, or birthday celebration.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 p.m.
Check Out:11:00 a.m.
Year of Last Renovation:2013
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:39
Handicap Rooms:
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:2 View Spaces
Meeting Space:1961 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 70 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Pool Info:
No pool at hotel. But there is a community pool (seasonal) within walking distance of the hotel.
Policies / Expenses
Group cancellation policy: Must Cancel 60 days in advance of stay date.
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:50%
Total Taxes:10.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Shipping Handling Fee:10.00 Per Item
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Room Fees:35.00 Per Night (Rollabed)
Audio Visual Service Charge:10.00%

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We have 2 Pet Suites. Please contact hotel for availability as these rooms go fast.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room

Airport & Shuttle Information

Sacramento International Airport (SMF). The hotel is about 55 miles from the Airport.2+ hours from San Francisco Airport2+ hours from Oakland Airport2+ hours from Reno Airport

Local Shuttle Info: We do work with local companies for airport shuttles, taxi, group buses ect. Costs vary

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We have morning coffee and tea service. All rooms have coffee makers in them as well.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Historic Cary House Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Historic Cary House Hotel.

Feel free to use the Historic Cary House Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Placerville event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Milton Room 32 x 23 x 15 73650/50--35182525--/--60----
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Milton Room

Milton Room offers great space for meetings, receptions, dinners, birthday/wedding celebrations. Excellent catering available from various local restaurants. The room walls have wood paneling on the lower half, local artist on the walls. There is an adjoining room available at an additional charge for a caterer to set up a buffet.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
736 Sq. Mi
32 x 23 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
Discount to the Milton Room if more than hotel rooms booked.
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The Courtyard 35 x 35 x 0 122565/70------------/----80--
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The Courtyard

Bricks covered with 90 year old IVY on the walls. The courtyard is the gathering place in Placerville. Ideal for afternoon reception, small wedding, company gatherings.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
1225 Sq. Mi
35 x 35 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Flip Chart
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$700.00 USD
Discount to the Milton Room if more than hotel rooms booked.
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