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“Awesome hotel in a quaint town and beautiful surroundings”

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McCloud Mercantile Hotel
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in McCloud
Certificate of Excellence
Boulder, Co
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“Awesome hotel in a quaint town and beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

I loved this hotel. The rooms are beautifully restored, very well decorated and each one is unique (I was able to see many of them of the rooms as I was on a yoga retreat). Our room was the Mercantile room which was great for a family of 4 and it was huge. Bathrooms are awesome too. I loved the claw foot tub and the shower rocked! The room called the Shasta Wintu is really special. I also found the room to be quiet which is a huge bonus. I loved the town and how quaint and quiet it was as well close to amazing hiking trails and hot springs. Its a family run hotel and they are super nice and accommodating. The Mercantile is a great place for a yoga retreat because there is a huge beautiful room to do yoga. Great for a family vacation too. I will definitely come back!

Room Tip: All the rooms are great with lots of character. The Mercantile is good for families. Shasta Wintu is...
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
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Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

When in McCloud this past week, I checked out every hotel and B & B available and this BY FAR is the best. Photos don't do it justice, plus the owners went overboard to meet my needs. I can't recommend it highly enough...and I have traveled the U.S. and other countries extensively for my work in the past 20 years, staying in literally hundreds of hotels and inns of various kinds. This one would be on my list of the top five (out of the hundreds I have stayed in :-) ).

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

I had expected more considering all the great reviews on a couple of sites. The whole place is rather dark. There is no lobby but a small common area upstairs. Our room was small, the bed ok, the very small tub was very slippery when talking a shower and I couldn't find a hairdryer. Almost everything is closed on Monday so we had to buy a salad by 5pm then when we went to eat later, we had to wait for the common area. The breakfast I had hoped for was a $10 credit in the cafe next door but it didn't open until 8am and we left a 7pm.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

This place is one of the best B & B's we have stayed in . The hotel is on the second level of the building. Its nicely decorated with a touch of artifacts that are dated but kept in great condition. Its carpeted in most of the common areas and has wooden floors in the living area (Its too noisy to walk on. They must work on fixing this.) The rooms are nicely done. Although I would definitely say that the Hot & Tot can get a little upgrade. It seems a bit empty. But in any case we had a wonderful time. The best part of this place is a 24 hr snack spot in the living area. They provide cold water, hot cocoa powder, some biscotti, a good selection of tea and have neatly setup all utensils that you may need on a table. The living is a lovely place to simply hangout and read a book. I would come back again without a second thought. The owner Kevin is a very nice and helpful person. Almost forgot to mention that although this places doesnt serve breakfast, they let you take 20 off per room at the cafe below. The White mountain cafe is also an excellent place to have breakfast !

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

Really enjoyed my stay. I went for a quilting retreat and my daughter decided to join me. We visited in the summer. While I quilted away, she found places to hike and kayak, a museum to visit, and a lavender farm about an hour away, The hotel is quaint. Each room is different. Ours had a soaking tub and I took full advantage. The attached restaurant and cafe are only open for breakfast and lunch but we also found great food in nearby towns. I am definitely coming back.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Mesquite, Nevada
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

I googled McCloud looking for a place to stay (prefer quirky). I'm so glad I found this place. The McCloud Mercantile is very friendly fun and interesting. A word of warning you will have to drive if you want to eat in the evening. The café adjoining serves an incredible delicious very inexpensive breakfast. There is also a candy shop/coffee shop in the building. Great coffee and good limited menu. I will stay here again. I definitely recommend this unusual hotel...

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Everything was incredible.
The Mathis couple, forgive me if I get their first names wrong, I am great at that but Kevin and Darlene go every extra step even the one that goes right off McCloud Falls for you.
We loved our room and just had a great time.
We have stayed at three places now over the years in Mc Cloud and some of those more than once but this was our first time here and will be the place for our family from now on in the town of McCloud especially with the Mathis Family at the wheel.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Property: McCloud Mercantile Hotel
Address: 241 Main Street, McCloud, CA 96057
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Region: United States > California > McCloud
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in McCloud
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — McCloud Mercantile Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
(Est. 1897) The McCloud River Mercantile is a Nationally Registered Historical Landmark, located at the foot of Mount Shasta. We offer beautifully appointed accommodations that reflect McCloud’s history from the 1890’s to the 1940’s. We offer spacious rooms with luxurious amenities you will not find elsewhere. Our rooms are furnished with antiques, unique decor pieces, and accessories that contribute to the historic restoration of this special hotel. ... more   less 
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