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Volcano Union Inn + Pub
Ranked #1 of 1 Volcano B&B and Inns
Reviewed 14 December 2011

My hub and I were in tiny Volcano for the festive Scottish candle light walk....rather than drive back to civilization decided to overnight at the Union Inn. If you are seeking a fancy boutique hotel or crave the B & B cult experience of being coddled by innkeepers, sharing breakfast & your fondest wishes and dreams with your fellow lodgers then don't stay here.
We stayed a night in the terra cotta room, loved it, one of the bigger rooms, found it very comfortable, has door/window that open to the balcony, a huge tub, just the right size bathroom (if you need more bathroom why are you in Volcano?) and very clean, emphasize: room was very clean, no dust, no dirty carpet, simple nice furnishings, very nice bedding and comfy bed, a little sitting area, flat screen TV if you really need that. Decor was just right, not trying to hard. Rooms are above the bar and restaurant, yes there is some noise, which you new if you chose to stay here and found charming, as well as the creaking narrow stairs, it is called ambiance so enjoy it or don't stay here. So if you want to get away from suburbia, feel like you went somewhere old timey STAY HERE, relax on the balcony, enjoy the freezing crisp air, explore the town's cemeteries, enjoy a tasty meal at the restaurant & bar below or have a pint at the cozy pub by the St. George, or do all as we did. Just remember you are in a tiny old gold country town, your hand will not be held and your cell phone prob won't work, just be patient and soak up the character that Volcano and the Union Inn offers. p.s. what we loved was you could bring your breakfast which came with your stay up to your room.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 December 2011

This tiny jewel of a town has been my weekend my favorite for over thirty years. The 2 local Inns have changed owners a dizzying amount of times. But a few years ago the people who own the highly reputed Taste in Ione reopened the Union Inn Restaurant on the ground floor of the Inn.From the looks of the happy crowds of people(including my family and me) who dine there it will be around in its current configuration for a very long time.
During the weekday Volcano is a small town of 103.On the weekend the town is jumping with double the population and the Union Inn restaurant is full.In the warmer months you can sit outside on the patio,sometimes with music.But no matter where you sit the food is great. Try the Duck Legs or the Lamb burgers. The Mac and Cheese seems to vary wildly but always worth the chance.I love the Tempura. They serve NO BAD wine.Great service 99% of the time,but the other 1% is guaranteed to be at least nice and polite.
This is one of the very few REAL FOOD places open on Mondays in Amador.The town is a living museum.Walk around!!Go to the theater indoors or outside .
Volcano is a wonderful town.Calm and quiet and 45 minutes to Kirkwood.The Inn part is not fancy but very old towny and comfortable.If you are one of those travelers that needs to interact with and get chummy with the proprietor,or need your hands held... grow up or go somewhere else.This is mostly self catering but the rooms are roomy, VERY CLEAN and very comfortable.The breakfast is ample and the coffee good.
Just to be clear ,I do not know the owners and have no interests in this place. My review is based solely on my many experiences visiting this establishment.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 March 2011

This is small taste of Heaven. The rooms are beautifully decorated in modern decor and the bathrooms are completely renovated. Breakfast is a served over a two hour period, which lends to a relaxed atmostphere. The restaurant serves a scrumptious lunch and dinner, and all of the employees welcome you with open arms. Bring a good map with you so you can explore all of the side roads, and enjoy your overnight stay. We know that we will return.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 February 2011

We were sadly disapointed. the room was dirty, carpet stains on carpet and the table on my side of bed was not cleaned. The shower head was awful. There is no host/room keeper on site so you are on your own at night. No phone in the room, and the locks are not the greatest. The breakfast was ok not as great as Sunset Magazine said it was. Too bad because the hotel is cute and fun but the service was not great.
The restaurant bar downstairs was great, except, we heard the noise from the bar until about 11-12 pm. Then the food delivery truck woke us up in the AM one morning.
Sorry we really wanted to like this place but we would not stay there again.

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 September 2010

I haven't stayed in the Union Hotel, but I have had lunch there twice in the past week. The food is excellent and the service superb! The ambiance is all you could ask for sitting out on a relaxing patio, surrounded by many plants and beautiful mountains. Stop here for the real deal of a burger or more.

Stayed: September 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 11 May 2010

Four of us stayed at the Union in early August. It was a wonderful experience. The rooms were bright, very attractive. The private bathrooms were immaculate and well-supplied. Our group occupied three different rooms. Our breakfast was brought up to the second floor and laid out family-style at a special place in the hall. It included eggs, fruit and cereals and was very tasty. We enjoyed it out on the porch overlooking the main street. There is also a very attractive restaurant on the first floor. We would certainly recommend The Union to anyone who visiting the area. It absolutely fulfilled our highest expectations of a bed and breakfast.

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 June 2009

I had the pleasure of staying at the Union Inn last spring. I have not forgotten the enjoyable stay that I had. I do plan on returning this summer.

Dianne Schaffer

  • Stayed: April 2008, travelled solo
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Address: 21375 Consolation Street, Volcano, CA 95689
Region: United States > California > Volcano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Volcano
Price Range: £74 - £118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Volcano Union Inn!How The West Was Won Fun!Take the WILD RIDE to Volcano to enjoy great food, friendly faces and comfortable lodgingThe Union Inn Hotel was built in 1880 by four itinerate French Canadians for $400. It was a boarding house for hard-working miners and locals until the 1920's. It enjoyed a brief reawakening in the 1950's, and thereafter it was, by turns, vacant and empty, a private residence, and finally it was restored into a lovely destination in 2000 by the David/Burney Family.Now the Volcano Union Inn is reborn as a California Pub and Four-Room Bed and Breakfast in the picturesque village of Volcano, deep in the heart of Amador County and the California Gold Country. ... more   less 

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