The Heart of the Gold Country
The National Hotel
Built in 1852, the National Hotel in Jackson, CA was rebuilt after a fire eleven years later. This grand structure was visited thereafter by many kinds of travelers throughout the Great California Gold Rush and then through the turn of two centuries. Thoughtfully renovated with impeccable richness while preserving its historical roots, the National Hotel is a treasure. Original, refinished furniture and artwork grace the lobby, halls and rooms. The hotel anchors downtown Jackson, California, with old-fashioned charm and authentic character. Stanley, the owner, is a living representation of those who built and civilized the wild, wild west; and American Original, his footsteps firmly planted in the great tradition of California adventurers, gamblers, scalawags and dream builders. In a time when America seems to have lost its heroes, lost the American spirit of can do and our tenacity and perseverance through tough times, Stanley Lukowicz has become our call to our better selves. He is, on his own, giving this small slice of the American Pie, Jackson, back their dreams. Come, visit this dream, that became a goal and now is a reality. Each guest room and suite is utterly unique, inspired by the original Victorian decor, while comfortable and elegant. Original furniture has been painstakingly restored, while luxury linens and modern amenities greet each visitor. Elegant en-suite bathrooms include graceful inlaid marble stone heated bath floors. The experience adds up to the best of the old and the convenience of the new. Incredible vistas, clear streams and rivers, gold panning, award-winning wineries, active recreation and the National Hotel in Jackson, CA, it's a combination that pure gold.