Imperial Hotel

14202 Highway 49 PO Box 212, Amador City, CA 95601 USA (Show map)


Beautifully restored historic hotel in the heart of California's Gold Country with a regionally acclaimed restaurant and full bar. Amador City retains the authentic feel of the late 19th century, but is just minutes from more than 30 wineries, golf, fishing, antique stores and much more.



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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining4.3

Great stay!

5 on October 27, 2016

We loved staying at your hotel as always! Two very minor things to look into. The sink faucet in bathroom worked fine but seemed only loosely attached to the sink. And the close-up mirror wobbled on the wall and felt like it might come off.

Wonderful Gold Country lodging!

4.0 on October 26, 2016

This was our second use of the Imperial Hotel as a home base for wine tasting in Amador County. We thoroughly enjoyed the Imperial, the quiet town of Amador City, and will definitely be back in the future!

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3.4 on October 25, 2016

We loved the charm of the old hotel. We had Room 2 which has a balcony and we enjoyed sitting out there imagining how the town might have looked in the 1800's. The next morning we watched a flock of wild turkeys mosey down the empty street. If you love history and old places, the Imperial Hotel and Amador City are a treat. We stayed at the Imperial on a Monday so the dining room was not open for dinner. This was my oversight. We did enjoy breakfast in the dining room the next morning.

Daydreams ...

5 on October 24, 2016

(Daydreams) ... are the lingering benefits that come with a stay at the Imperial Hotel. How many times do we go somewhere and lodge in someplace forgettable? Too many times! Every so often - especially during the stressful "real" life I live - my mind plays a pleasant background visual of just sitting on the balcony upstairs with a glass of local Barbera at sunset (or in the moonlight after a fantastic dinner downstairs) looking down Main Street with my fiance. Time stood still for a couple of days there in Amador City as we took it all in. Thaaaaank you for another escape!

Great historic hotel

4.0 on October 16, 2016

Always an adventure to stay in a hotel with resident spirits.

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3.6 on October 11, 2016

Great place to stay when visiting the area. Excellent bar, good breakfast. No tv

Did not want to leave... Looking forward to returning.

4.8 on October 10, 2016

Warm and friendly staff. Many things to do in the area. A great place to slow down and relax. True peace and quite.

Weeknight stay

3.8 on September 19, 2016

We stayed for one night and were pleased. Our cottage room was charming, and the attached bathroom was huge. The bed was like a cloud. Dinner and breakfast in their restaurant was delicious - the corn chowder was amazing!

Great stay! Great historic building! Wonderful & fun staff!

4.0 on September 18, 2016

We had a great 3 night stay! Great historic hotel with a wonderful staff and great dining. We've been here before and we will return!

Amador City's Gem

4.0 on September 12, 2016

A stay at the Imperial Hotel is like a trip back in time to the Gold Rush days! Nicely appointed with antique furniture, yet complete with creature comforts like a jacuzzi bath tub, your stay at the Imperial will most certainly be memorable. And with Andrae's Bakery right down the street, you'll have a difficult decision choosing between a sumptuous scone or the Imperial's included breakfast.

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Rooms & Rates

Room 1

Queen canopy bed, sitting area and gingerbread in a sunny room with wood floor and french doors opening onto balcony overlooking Main Street. Shower in bathroom. Internet access, luxury linens, fine antique furnishings. Twin daybed can accommodate small adult or child. Rate is quoted for double occupancy, third guest is $25.00 per night to be paid at property!

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $155

Room 2

Queen antique pine bed with morning sun on the front balcony accessed through large french doors. Private bath with tub/shower. Free internet access, luxury linens, fine antique furnishings.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $120 - $150

Room 3

White wicker queen bed in sunny room with wicker accents and garden printed fabrics. Private bath with shower! Free internet access, luxury linens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$105 - $135

Room 4

White wood queen bed, period furniture. The peach-colored walls are highlighted by morning sun. Private bath with shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room 5

King or twin beds in a room with hand-painted furnishings by local artist John Johannsen, whimsical and sunny. Private bath with tub/shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room 6

California King bed and art deco appointments in a light, airy room with sitting area and morning sun. Private bath with shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location Type

Countryside, Small town, Wine country


Sacramento, CA (SMF-Metropolitan) 55 miles

Directions to property:

From Sacramento: Hwy16E to Hwy49S through Drytown, then 2 miles to left turn-off into Amador City. From Stockton: Hwy88E to Hwy 49N, then right into Sutter Creek, continuing 2 more miles to Amador City.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Golf, Fishing, Gold Mining, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Luxury Linens, Heated Towel Bars

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 3:00-8:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Yes Outside patio
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card required to hold reservation
  • Cancellations: 72 hours prior to check-in



Mary Ann & Jim McCamant

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Resident Pets


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  • Time Served: 8 - 10 am
  • Serving Location: On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Diet