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La Porte Historic Hotel Retreat Center:Family Reunions, Destination Weddings

Sleeps60
Bedrooms 22
Bathrooms21
Half Baths3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

The use of the entire Historic Union Hotel Property is included in your rental!

Located in the beautiful Plumas National Forest, 3 miles from Little Grass Valley Reservoir, a little over an hour above Marysville/Yuba City. The Historic Union Hotel Sierra Retreat Center has absolutely everything you might need for a large family gathering, reunion, company retreat or small destination wedding. We have 21 rooms, each with its own bathroom. Down comforters on all the beds and all your linens included. Our amazing gourmet kitchen and outdoor barbecue center , is fully equipped including excellent knives, high end pots and pans, and just about every kitchen appliance you can think of. We have a beautiful historic saloon/bar room, with a full under bar sink and refrigeration including an ice maker. Our saloon/bar room has a new shuffle board and dart boards. The dining hall/ media room has tables and benches to seat 50-60 people. The back of the building has a full length covered deck with hot tub, ping pong table, porch swing and outdoor heaters, and off the deck is a horse shoe pit. We also have a 5000 square foot lawn and gazebo area, with a raised platform/stage and separate bar area. The Union Hotel Sierra Retreat offers the perfect setting for any event you may be planning. We also have two new cabins (formerly China Alley Cabins) which can be rented with the hotel See our other VRBO listings 969818 & 1006515 for these cabins.


Property Manager
Cherese Peterson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Cherese Peterson

The Union Hotel was purchased in 2000 by the Mercer family who restored and upgraded the property with origins back the 1865. The Mercers being a large family (8 siblings) take great pleasure in making this facility a family friendly relaxing place to enjoy with those close to you.

Cherese Peterson purchased this lodge in 2000

Amenities

La Porte Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 60
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 21 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Main Floor Mens Room - toilet , 1 stall
    Main Floor Womens Room - toilet , 2 stalls
    Main Floor Handicap Access Bathroom - toilet
    Room 201 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 202 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 203 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 204 - toilet , shower
    Room 205 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 206 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 207 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 208 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 209 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 210 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 211 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 212 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 301 - toilet , shower
    Room 302 - toilet , shower
    Room 303 - toilet , shower
    Room 304 - toilet , shower
    Room 305 - toilet , shower
    Room 306 - toilet , shower
    Room 308 - toilet , shower
    Room 309 - toilet , shower
    Room 101 - toilet , shower , Handicap Access
  • 24 Bathrooms, Each room has its own bathroom plus there are the 3 Bathrooms on the Main Floor
Bedrooms:
  • 22 Bedrooms, Sleeps 60
  • Room 206 - 1 king
    Room 205 - 1 double
    Room 204 - 1 king
    Room 203 - 1 double
    Room 202 - 1 king
    Room 207 - 1 double
    Room 208 - 1 queen
    Room 302 - 2 double
    Room 303 - 1 queen
    Room 304 - 1 queen
    Room 305 - 1 queen
    Room 306 - 1 queen
    Room 308 - 1 double
    Room 309 - 1 queen
    Room 101 - 1 twin/ single , handicap access bathroom, on 1st floor off kitchen
    Room 209 - 1 double
    Room 201 - 1 double
    Room 307 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa Bed
    Room 210 - 1 double
    Room 211 - 1 double , 2 bunk bed , Bunk Bed has double bed on bottom and single on top
    Room 212 - 1 double
    Room 301 - 1 double
  • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (7), Double Beds (10), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Double Sofa Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • museums
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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La Porte Historic Hotel Retreat Center:Family Reunions, Destination Weddings
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

GREAT Place to stay for a big getaway!!! Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Hello all,

I rented this place for our Couch Family Reunion that we have been doing the reunion every 3rd summer for the last 40 years! and this place was GREAT! I had 48 Family members stay for the week of June 26 - 30, 2017! To have a place with 22 bedrooms and 25 bathrooms was so great. The entire family loved it from the perfect location, amazing kitchen and dinning room, to the old Union Bar! I hope to go back very soon and hope to have some more family time.

The lake is just a few miles away with some very nice beach's and next time I'm bringing a boat! With all the rain and snow this last year the lake is full and perfectly blue water!

The union bar on the first floor of Union Hotel/Retreat Center has a big cooler for drinks and a full ice maker for everything needed!

Great beds throughout from Kings, Queens, Fulls and some twin/full bunk beds!

LOVED IT!! Jimmy

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have such a wonderful family stay here and enjoy the old Union Hotel now Union Hotel Sierra Retreat Center as much as we do! She is a rare old beauty and appreciates being handled with the loving care your family showed her throughout your stay! Thank you! Maybe the Couch Family Reunion should be an annual event! Looking forward to your next visit!
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Fournier Family Reunion 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Family Reunion at the Union Hotel!! The accommodations were better than the pictures reflected. The lake is a short drive from the hotel with a boat ramp, picnic areas and a beach. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Hope to see you again next year!
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5

Awesome house!! Definitely coming again.

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful property, had approximately 50 people and stayed 3 nights. Each room is nice, kitchen is great, common areas are awesome. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Hope to see you again next year!
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5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

We had our annual get together and this place is great. The bar is awesome and the kitchen is fully stocked. We would totally come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaverton, OR
5

Wedding weekend shenanigans

  • 5 of 5

We had our wedding here in June and we brought up all the food and drinks for the weekend. Like the Buerhings said, this place has everything you need to host an event. They told us they had a fully stocked kitchen, but many times that means old pans, dull knives, and a whatever else they find at garage sales. That is not the case here! Of all the serving platters, serving spoons, coffee urns, ice chests we brought up, we only used our chaffing dishes and wedding decorations.

All our guests were blown away with the hotel. Everyone doubted the location as they made the drive up, but once they got there, they were amazed and kept asking how we found this place. I do wish we stayed for 3 nights, so we could spend a day exploring and fishing. We have a few guest already making plans to come up again.

Things to know

- Kitchen really is fully stocked with matching plates, cups, knives, serving platters/bowls, kitchen tools, misc spices

- Bar has 2 or 3 fridge/coolers, drinking glasses, and shot glasses

- 2nd floor rooms have bathtub/shower while 3rd floor rooms have standing showers

- No inside dishes and cups can go outside, so bring your own if you plan to eat outside

- Use the Queen room for the guest of honor

- Put door signs on the rooms to help your guests find their rooms

- They have irons, ironing boards, and a steamer.

- Consider placing the night owls in the even numbered rooms that face the deck

- Prep as much of the food you can before you arrive

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Granite Bay, CA
5

Union Hotel, La Porte, CA

  • 5 of 5

I rented the hotel for two nights to celebrate my wife's birthday. 20 couples total and everyone had a fantastic time. Laura (manager) was fabulous and made sure we had everything we needed. We will be back! A truly unique experience and ideal for a family gathering or great group of friends.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

If seclusion is what you seek, La Porte is your place, Your cell phone will not work in La Porte. The Hotel has WiFi available to our guests, but this is the place to get away from it all with your family and friends,

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Rates & Availability

La Porte Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Oct 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Winter 2017
Oct 20 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $650
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 9.0%

Holiday Weekends are min $2400/night with 4 night Minimum
Rates are subject to change.
Additional Facility Fee for Weddings $2000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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