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The Dorrington Hotel

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Room & Suite (8)
Dining (6)
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible25%
  • 16 Oct 2016
    “Great place”
  • 26 May 2016
    “Dorrington Hotel has opened back up!”
3431 Hwy 4, Dorrington, CA 95223 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely quirky hotel set among the mountains and trees, beautiful location. The staff were great and so friendly, especially Lesley and Tami, they went the extra mile to make our stay special. Lube Bar was the icing on the cake, you must check this out,...More

Thank trea c
Reviewed 27 May 2016

New owners have taken over at the Dorrington Hotel and they couldn't have done a better job...they've managed to maintain the historic charm of the property while making beautiful, but subtle, renovations. Rooms are all furnished in the Victorian era style and are cozy and...More

Thank maddy g
Reviewed 31 May 2013

The Dorrington Hotel and the infamous Lube Room was a great place. It was sold and went downhill in a heart beat. We had been visitors to the Lube Room since 1989 and was a great time with the locals and bay area folks. Hoping...More

1  Thank Bobofcsmco
Reviewed 15 November 2009

As you climb out of the California Gold Country and the foohills become deeply forested you come to Dorrington at 4,800 feet elevation . The hotel is a charming two story historic hotel with five bedrooms in the main hotel and a separate cabin. The...More

4  Thank hollibee
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Enjoy a couple rooms or the entire Hotel which is perfect for accommodating up to 10 guests in Beautiful Downtown Dorrington! Located just steps away from the acclaimed Lube Room Saloon, this Historic Hotel has More all of the amenities to enjoy a relaxing, quiet get-away. The second floor has 5 bedrooms and 2 shared bathrooms. Each bedroom with its own unique personality and charm is furnished with beautiful antique pieces, charming decorations and comfortable queen size beds. The first floor of this hotel was once a restaurant, but we have recently restored the first floor which now offers a comfortable sitting area with an antique fireplace, flat screen TV, free Wifi, a large dining table for larger groups with access for Caterers to an industrial kitchen and 2 restrooms. French doors open up to the back deck area with an amazing view of the mountains and a vast open meadow. You have access to the meadow for playing frisbee, throwing football, etc. We also have a separate cottage with a queen bed, fireplace, full bathroom and kitchen. Located within walking distance are scenic trails and fire roads with endless views for hiking , mountain biking, or cross country skiing in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Great swimming at Whites Pines Lake in Arnold. Bring your canoe or kayak and paddle the crystal clear Utica, Spicer, and Alpine Lakes. Bear Valley Ski Resort, Bear Valley Cross Country Ski Resort and the Bear Valley Music Festival are 20 minutes up the hill on Highway 4. The hotel is 5 miles up from Arnold and about 15 miles from Murphys - a gold rush town known for their excellent wines and great restaurants. The Stanislaus River is approximately five miles down the road. The day use area has picnic tables, barbecues and provides easy access into the river. Excellent place to have a picnic, fly fish or cool off with a nice swim. Located close to wineries, lakes, rivers, golfing, caverns, Bear Valley Ski Resort and Stanislaus National Forest. Guests will have access to the Big Trees Village Recreation Center with 2 swimming pools, tennis courts, picnic grounds and various rec center activities. And if you're still looking for something else to do, you will also have access to the Sequoia Woods Country Club - a private 18-hole golf course nestled amongst evergreens with a great swimming pool and clubhouse. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Golf Course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$184 - US$795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > Calaveras County > Dorrington
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$184 - US$795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > Calaveras County > Dorrington
Traveler (2)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (6)
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"The Hotel, store, and Lube Room bar are closed."
30 May 2013
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