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Herrington's Sierra Pines Resort
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Sierra City
Reviewed 3 August 2010

We stayed at Herrington's for the first time over the last weekend in July - 2 nights. The room was pricey but very clean. The scenery is fabulous, the view from the restaurant worth the price of your meal, and the sound of the river and waterfall all night was so peaceful. Only things to complain about - remote did not work (no biggy just inconvenient), they forgot to give us fresh towels in the morning (no phone to call and I did not feel like hiking to the front desk in the morning to get some so it was a bit irritating). Otherwise, very nice stay. Restaurant was fine, one meal was so-so, the rest were very good. Parking can be tricky, especially for motorcycles.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 July 2010

We stayed for two nights in a small cabin room. The room was spotlessly clean, the bed comfortable, the showers powerful and the sounds of nature out the screen door were just beautiful. The resort is very well run by the wonderful Bev and Mike and the surroundings are fantastic (Yuba River and Sierra Buttes). There's a great trout pond out front, especially exciting if you have kids because they can feed the trout. It's exciting for adults too.
The restaurant is fantastic but was closed on our second night (Wed). No big deal. The resort is minutes from Sierra City's other eateries. I would highly recommend a stay here. I'll go back for sure. And they are very dog friendly, a bonus.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank ColinHall
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Reviewed 3 July 2010

We stayed 2 nights in a kitchen unit, which is like a small apartment with a living/dining room area, a separate kitchen & a bedroom. The decor reminded me of a 1950s cabin - dated but functional - it reminded me of cabins we stayed at when I was a kid. The unit was very clean but it is an older place so everything is not perfect. It was close to the road (with a view of the Sierra Buttes from the porch) but there was very little traffic so road noise was not a problem at all & the bedroom was in back away from the road.

Storage space was also like that of a small apartment - the bedroom had a closet with 2 sliding doors, the bathroom had a medicine cabinet & a cabinet below the sink. There were older TVs in both the living room & bedroom but there were very few channels & when watching ESPN, the sport scores that scroll across the bottom of the screen weren't visible. The kitchen had a full size refrigerator & stove but no dishwasher or garbage disposal. There were enough dishes for the 2 of us but it would have been nice if they had wine glasses. One thing that had been updated was the heat lamp in the bathroom - it had 3 lights & quickly made the bathroom nice & warm. The bed & shower were ok. I didn't like the pillows - I was glad that I'd brought my own pillow. There was a wood burning stove that we did not use.

We ate dinner once in the onsite restaurant. One of the most popular items on the menu is fresh trout which comes from the trout pond in front of the hotel. My companion was pleased with the trout dinner; I didn't care for my shrimp scampi. Simpler items are probably a better choice.

Across the street from the hotel is a large meadow area that is owned by the hotel. We didn't walk over there but there is at least one picnic table & horseshoes. The restaurant/lobby building has a downstairs game room with a ping pong table & a pool table. You can fish in the trout pond (the cost depends on the size of the fish that are caught) or feed the fish with food available for 25 cents. There is a computer that guests in the lobby that guests can use. The hotel is about ½ mile from the main part of Sierra City but the road gets very narrow in a couple of places so we didn't walk into town.

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank TZK
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Reviewed 3 June 2010

My wife and 6 year old daughter just got back from staying 4 nights at Herrington's I can't express enough what a wonderful and relaxing time we had. We got the full suite with a kitchen and all the amenities. The place was clean and quiet. We were by the road and NEVER heard a car go by at night. The view out our door of the Sierra Buttes and the rolling clean lawn was breath taking! Mike the owner is a first class guy. Very friendly and helpful of what to see and do in Sierra County. My little girl loved to feed the fish at the fish pond. We played on the giant lawn in front of the resort. We ate most of our meals in our suite. We did eat breakfast one morning at Herrington's and it hit the spot!
We will be back!

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled with family
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2  Thank ceskydup
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Reviewed 18 August 2009

We stayed for 3 nights in a room down by the river. The view was great and it was nice waking up in the morning to hear the peaceful lull of the river. The rooms were basic yet very clean. They don't have phones in the room, but they do have free wireless internet so if you have Skype, its fine. There is NO Cellular service in the entire area for about 20 miles so leave your Blackberry at home. Great value rooms!

The upside to this place is definitely the staff, service, and the restaurant. Have the pork chops, they are incredible. And if you like a big breakfast in the morning, the omelettes are worth a try. You won't leave hungry.

Overall it was an excellent getaway with lots of outdoors things to do. If you can't find an itinerary for the day just ask the owner "Mike" he led us in the right direction for hiking. There are some beautiful walks with very fresh clean air. And after all that walking, save room for dinner. Its good fresh food at great prices if not a little too large of portions.

  • Stayed: September 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 August 2009

The views of nature are the high part of the experience. Whether you wish to sit on your private balcony and listen to the river which extends below you in a beautiful canyon, sit peacefully and watch massive trout swim in a pond or observe the breathtaking views, you will find satisfaction with this choice.

The staff were friendly and helpful.

This was our second trip. The experience was relaxing and one we intend to repeat soon, as we have already made return reservations.

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank RMPCW
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Reviewed 21 September 2008

If your looking for a place to go and collect your thoughts, relax and take in a beautiful view this is the place to be. The town itself is relaxing, walk up to the little grocery store and sit on the front porch, have an ice cream and watch the locals go by. Head back to your room at the Harrington and sit on your private deck and listen to the river. Relax with the most beautiful view. Then when your ready, walk up to the restaurant and enjoy a wonderful meal. If you take your kids, like we did, they will love the trout pond. Give them a few quarters and they can feed the fish, they love it.

  • Stayed: July 2008, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Herrington's Sierra Pines Resort

Address: 104 Main Street, Sierra City, CA 96125
Region: United States > California > Sierra City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Sierra City
Price Range: £52 - £99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Herrington`s Sierra Pines Hotel Sierra City
Herringtons Sierra City Pines Hotel

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