Historic Hotel Retreat Center for Family Reunions or Small Destination Weddings

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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.

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Property Type

  • Lodge

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside only, not in the rooms or in the hotel....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    First floor only, single bed...moreless

Bedrooms: 22 Bedrooms, Sleeps 60, Beds for 52-60

Bathrooms: 21 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Game Room:

    Shuffle Board Table in Bar Area Also Two Dart Boards in Bar Area...moreless

  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Big Screen TV in Family Room and Dining Room Two smaller TV's Wall mounted above the Bar...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Museums
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    La Porte is in the center of the Plumas National Forest with easy access to biking trails, water sports at Little Grass Valley Lake, snow mobile trails....moreless

  • Mountain View

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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    7 6' Picnic Style Tables with Benches 4 5' Tables with 4 Chairs Each ...moreless

  • Dining Room


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas Fireplace in the Dining Room and Large Stone Face Floor to Ceiling Fireplace in the Bar....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Glass Front Gas Fireplace in Dining Room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury Sheets Provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Family Room with Big Screen TV, Board Games, Books, Movies...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    local only, long distance requires a calling card...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi Fi Available at the Hotel...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Bar Area Stone Face Floor to Ceiling...moreless


  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    1 Double Glass Door Commercial Refrigerator 1 Stainless Steel Double Door Refrigerator 1 Small Chest Type Freezer ...moreless

  • Stove:

    6 Burner GE Monogram with Center Griddle ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 toasters...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 5
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rates 2016-2017
Oct 21 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer 2017
May 27 - Oct 19, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning Fee $650
  • Tax Rate 9%


Holiday Weekends are min $2400/night with 3 night Minimum

Rates are subject to change.

Additional Facility Fee for Weddings $2000

$1000 Deposit Due at time of reservation, can be converted to Security Deposit. 25% of total contract due 120 days prior to stay, full balance due 90 days prior to stay. See Contract for Details.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


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,


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2000

About: 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.

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VRBO #426704

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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Historic Hotel Retreat Center For Family Reunions or Small Destination Weddings

La Porte, CA, USA #426704

22 BR  21.75 BA  Sleeps 60

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