Historic Hotel in Groveland, California

HISTORY

Newspaper clipping and photo of Groveland Hotel from 1875Originally an adobe trading post built in 1849, the Groveland Hotel has had many incarnations over its 163 years – Gambling House, Saloon, Hotel, Ranger Station, business offices, and even a Greyhound Bus Stop. It was known as “the best house on the hill” during the Gold Rush, and this hotel in Groveland, California may be the only Sierra Nevada Mountain building constructed in the Monterey Adobe architectural style that was popular during the late 1840s and 1850s.

MEET THE OWNERS

Doug and Jenn Edwards purchased the Groveland Hotel in June 2017, but they were definitely not strangers to the hospitality industry.  In 2012, they purchased the Hotel Charlotte, located across the street from the Groveland Hotel. Doug is a well-known chef and has vast experience from managing a variety of restaurants to cheffing on private yachts. Jenn has extensive knowledge in business management and marketing and she hopes to provide guests with a quality and comfortable visit. When you stay at the Groveland Hotel, you are also likely to meet their two boys, Porter and Alden.  Doug and Jenn are hoteliers for two reasons – to provide an excellent experience for you, our guests, and to be able to spend time with their boys.

Safe travels!

GUEST POLICIES

Pet-Friendly Hotel in Groveland

We know you have options when it comes to hotels in Groveland, California and to make sure you have the best stay possible if you select the Groveland Hotel, we invite you to review our hotel and guest policies.

RATES:

Room and suite rates are based on double occupancy. Additional charges include $20 per night, per guest. A 10% Occupancy Room Tax and $4.50 per night energy surcharge also apply.

CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIMES:

We ask that guests check in between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. If you are planning on arriving later than 8 p.m., please let us know so that we can make arrangements to provide you with after-hours access. Our check-out time is 11 a.m.

CHILDREN & INFANTS:

There is a $20 charge per night, per child over two years.

PETS:

We love pets, so yours are welcome at the Groveland Hotel in our pet-friendly rooms: 105, 106, 107, 108, 109 and 110.  We charge a fee of $20 per night, per pet.

DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT TERMS:

To secure your reservation, we do charge the first night’s stay as the deposit at the time of booking. The remaining balance will be charged at check-in.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

We understand that sometimes your travel plans will change. Please let us know seven or more days before your arrival date if you need to make any changes to your reservation. If you do need to cancel, there is a $30 processing fee per room. If you cancel less than seven days of your stay date, you will forfeit your deposit.  

If you made your reservation through a third party (Expedia, Booking.com, AirBnb), you are responsible for adhering to the policies that you agreed to when making your reservation through the third party 

CELL PHONES:

There is very limited cell phone reception in Groveland. We offer free long distance calls to anywhere in the USA from the phone in your hotel room. If you need to make an international call, please purchase a calling card.

ROOM SELECTION:

We make every effort to keep you in the room you have chosen, however there are times when we do have to move guests around. If this happens, you will receive a room equal in size, price, and amenities.  On occasion, you may even be upgraded for no additional charge.

LOST & FOUND:

We are sure that you would prefer to not leave items behind, but know from our own traveling experiences that it can happen. If you have lost something somewhere along your trip, give us a call and if it is in our lost and found box, we will gladly mail it back to you for the cost of postage and a $10 handling fee.

SMOKING:

Smoking is permitted outside only on the upper patio (not in any guest rooms or inside the buildings). A $250 cleaning fee will be charged for violation of this policy. This applies to all types of smoking and smoke-producing substances, including medical marijuana, cigars, and incense.

 

PRIVACY POLICY:

At Groveland Hotel we are dedicated to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personally identifiable information unless we are specifically requested to do so by you.

Information Collection
Our main purpose in collecting your personal information is to provide you with a streamlined experience in making reservations at Groveland Hotel. We only collect information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this. Personally identifiable information is only obtained when making a reservation. All identifiable information provided will not be disclosed to anyone unless we are specifically requested to do so. Groveland Hotel does not give or sell to anyone any information we collect on our site.

We may use your Personal Information to provide you with travel-related information, including providing you with responses to vacation requests, travel notifications, travel confirmations and updates, as well as managing your account, processing bills, and/or personalizing mailings (electronic or otherwise) or other communications that you consent to receive.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information 
We will not share your information unless you authorize us to. We will only share with

  1. The appropriate parties if it is requested by a government agency or law enforcement personnel or if we are otherwise required by law to disclose it in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights, to defend against legal claims, or as otherwise required by law (in which case, we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection available to us).
  2. The appropriate parties in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities, to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of IOG, our clients or others, and in accordance with our terms and conditions and other agreements.
  3. Other appropriate entities, such as our successors or assigns, should we undergo a corporate transaction such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale.

Once your Personal Information has been shared with a non-affiliated third party in accordance with this Privacy Policy, we cannot control how that third party collects, uses or shares your Personal Information and as such, we will thereafter have no responsibility for its use. Protection of your Personal Information in the possession of any such third party shall be governed by the privacy policy of that third party.

Cookies
In addition to the information gathered as described above, we use a technology called “cookies,” which may be used to provide you with tailored information from a website. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. For example, some pages on the Website use cookies so that we may better serve you to personalize your experience on our Website. We also may use cookies to offer you products, programs, or services. Cookies alone do not tell us your email address or other Personal Information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering on our Website. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. However, please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of certain travel tools and program features on the Website. The information contained in or collected by cookies is not considered Personal Information for the purposes of this Policy.

Log Files
Like most websites, we use log files to track system activity. These files include IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), and other technical information relating to your use of our Website. We use this information to analyze usage patterns, observe trends, administer the site, track user movements in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Aggregated Information
In addition to any Personal Information you may voluntarily provide to us, this Website also collects general information regarding visitors and users of this Website as it relates to their use of the Website (referred to herein as “Aggregated Data”). This information is collected automatically each time a user navigates our Website. The term Aggregated Data includes, but is not limited to, information such as traffic patterns, number, frequency and duration of visits to certain pages, visits from other websites or to third-party websites linked to this Website, use of particular services and interest in services, information or features of the Website or other parties made available through or found at the Website. This information is anonymous and is useful for improving the content and navigational tools of our Website. Aggregated Data may also include information or data obtained from you or other sources, which has been combined with or compiled from other information or data in such a manner to no longer be personally identifiable or linked to an individual. Aggregated Data is not considered Personal Information for the purposes of this Policy.

Security
At Groveland Hotel, we take security seriously. When users make a reservation we use every precaution to safe guard it online and offline.

Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.

Policy Modifications
Groveland Hotel may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time in order to meet changes in the regulatory environment, business needs, or to satisfy the needs of our guests, properties, strategic marketing partners, and service providers.

Your Consent to This Privacy Policy
By providing Personal Information to us, you are giving your consent and permission for any use of the Personal Information that is consistent with the uses stated in this Policy or elsewhere at the Website at the point you submit such Personal Information, and such consent will be presumed by IOG, unless you expressly state otherwise at the time you submit the Personal Information. If you do not agree to the uses stated in this Policy or disclosed elsewhere at the Website, please do not use the Website or provide us with any Personal Information.

Special Note to International Users
The Website is hosted in the United States. If you are accessing the Website from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Website, which is governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the Website who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please detail your request and write us at:

Inns of Groveland
PO Box 787
Groveland, CA 95321

Questions or Comments? 

If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy or the way we use your Personal Information, please feel contact us by email at stay@innsofgroveland.com; via regular mail at PO Box 787, Groveland, CA 95321; or by telephone at (209) 962-4000. Your privacy is of the utmost importance to Groveland Hotel and we welcome your feedback.

 

Website Accessibility Statement

Groveland is committed to making our website accessible to people with disabilities.

We have designed our website to be accessible for impaired users to see, navigate, interact and understand the content provided as per the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA (WCAG 2.0 AA).

We have tested the functionality of this website with the achecker.ca tool and the Google Chrome Accessibility Audit tool. We have also tested keyboard only functionality so that people who use screen readers or can’t use a mouse are able to navigate through the website pages efficiently.

We will continue to make every effort to meet evolving accessibility standards.

Currently our reservation system does not meet AA standards of WCAG 2.0. This is something we will continue to address with our reservation company, so that it too will be accessible to people with disabilities in the future. If you find you are having difficulty determining availability or booking an accommodation via our online system, please contact us at the links below and we will be happy to assist you directly.

As we continue to improve our website functionality, we appreciate your concerns and suggestions. We welcome impaired uses to share accessibility issues you may find.

Contact us at the links below.

Phone: (209) 962-4000

Email: guestservices@groveland.com