Hyatt Regency Sacramento
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... for some really great photo ops - now, if only we had a camera! Naw, we have one -- but it's just the little point & shoot version, not Jim's nice one. Darn it! There appears to be a lot to do in the state park (kayaking, canoeing, paddle boats, walking, hiking, beach walking, historical places & lighthouses to tour. Should be fun. We also hope to make an overnight trip north to ...
... a film explaining the discovery of gold the formation of
the town. We wandered around the town which had several period buildings, a functioning blacksmith shop and a recreation of the saw mill near which gold was discovered. After a picnic lunch we headed north on CA Rt. 49 to “Nevada City” an old gold mining town where we strolled Main Street of the historic district and did a little shopping.
... the wooden sidewalks past the
beautifully restored store fronts containing restaurants, bars, ice cream parlors’, candy stores clothing stores and souvenir shops. We also walked down to the river where there is a paddle wheel boat that is now a combination restaurant, bar and hotel. It was an enjoyable afternoon.
... was. I did later discover that she has a slight problem with locks-once you've stripped for a wash in the largest restroom, sliding and checking the lock is an essential skill.
Jaw drop. Eyes drop. Suspected nakedness confirmed. Door shut. "Sorry love!"
It was great, though. I didn't sleep much, letting podcasts take me to sleep at midnight then waking several times to see city lights go by or darkness when we were on the plains. Half the carriage got ...
... on over to Leigh Lake, but the hike was up above the lake with a lot of trees blocking our view. We did the String Lake portion of the hike twice because the first morning I only brought my 24-105 lens, so the next morning we had to go back with my 10-22 lens, which is much wider, and we just barely got all the mountains reflecting in the lake. But I will say it is soooo nice to go out in the early a.m. and have the trail to yourself (we never did ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hyatt Regency Sacramento
O.K. I will try to be fair here. My family and I stayed at the Hyatt for two nights - Saturday night and Sunday night. Our first impression on arriving was - Geeze this is a crowded hotel. No worries - it is afterall a big place.
My husband I returned from a five day business stay at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento and could not have been more pleased with our hotel. We had read the less than glowing reviews and were a bit leery, but it was a superb experience. We were greeted warmly and given every request that we had made. Our room key had the term "Perfect Stay" on it and going up the elevator, we openly wondered what that would mean after so many mediocre reviews. Our first experience was in the room selection. It was perfect. The view was gorgeous and the room was well appointed and clean and seemed to have been remodeled in the not too distant past. The hotel has all of the business amenities that we needed from wireless internet at a nominal charge to a complete business center. The fitness center is in the hotel with indirect access, but very easily accessible from the entrance. The location is right across from the Capitol and the view of the Capitol, the thousands of trees, and of the city lights made coming back to the room a pleasure.
The hotel rooms at the Sacramento Hyatt need upgrading and overall are just your ordinary average hotel rooms. Not very cozy. The staff persons are polite. A good place to stay if you have business downtown Sacto -- right across from the Capitol.
I used to work in downtown Sacramento and don't live too far from the downtown area but far enough that I've had occasion to stay at this hotel twice and will be staying there once again next month (even though I'm usually a Sheraton or Westin regular in other cities). This is the only hotel in the downtown area with its own semi-circular stately driveway and grand entrance lobby area. There's also a nice little bar area adjacent to the lobby.
My husband and I wanted to stay at a nice place for our wedding night. We booked a "honeymoon package" a couple of months in advance, which was supposed to include a champagne/snack basket and room service breakfast. When we checked in, the fact that we had just gotten married wasn't even acknowledged. The room we got was very nice, but a friend who worked there had requested a room upgrade for us, which we did not get. The desk clerk actually laughed at my husband when he called down to ask why we were not in the upgraded room. We didn't get any champagne, just a bottle of wine, and no snack foods. Then, in the middle of the night, the fire alarm went off. There were no instructions given as to whether we needed to evacuate, or if it was a false alarm. After waiting quite awhile, we figured everything was ok and went back to sleep. Then, we were awoken, probably at about 6 am, by the sound of a vacuum cleaner going in the next room. There were actually quite a lot of sounds going on all night long, because it was the Christmas season, and they had a lot of parties booked there. So, we were forced to get up much earlier than we had planned because it was too noisy to sleep. We decided to order our breakfast. They told us that they wouldn't serve to us in our room because the restaurant was too busy and we probably wouldn't even be able to get a table there. We were so frustrated by this time that we didn't want to spend any more time there and we left. We didn't have such a great experience here.
Stayed at the Hyatt in Sacramento in August when I could not get into the Marriott Rancho Cordova. Great location, across the street from the Capital and had a great view of the Capital Dome, but the room was fairly small and dark and the price if we had not been seniors would have been too high for the quality of this room. I prefer the Marriott.
Not Worth the Money
The hotel was nice and the rooms are spacious, but so are many other hotels for half the price. I've stayed in $80-a-night hotels that were comparable....not worth the $240 overnight rate. The food was good but also overpriced. The only really nice feature was the proximity to the State Capitol. Save your money and go elsewhere.
I stay here only when I'm in town on business. This hotel is across the street from Capitol Park, which I had the chance to visit. The restaurant is a bit pricey but the food was good. The service was excellent and the staff outside were helpful when I needed a taxi or shuttle to the airport. The rooms were clean and spacious. Amenities were available in each room. The only downside, which it can't help, is that there aren't a lot of restaurants available within walking distance if you don't have a car. I tried walking around to several places, but I don't advise it since the city shuts down after 5 or 6 p.m. No one is on the street, which is creepy! The gym for this hotel is downstairs in a separate area and it can feel slightly dangerous walking to it. I would definitely stay here again the next time I'm in town.
I didnt sleep at this hotel, but i visisted some friends who got the place for a night. I myself usually stay in cheaper hotels, and was amazed by the beauty and grandeur. The hotel room decoration matched, the bathroom was a nice size, and the room felt spacious. My friends informed me that this room was the smallest they had had at the Hyatt.
I was amazed. it was clean and respectable. Great location too for those coming to Sacramento. A nice walk to the mall and Old Sac, and right across from capitol park. I went in the hotel with my boyfriend who has a grunge look, and while we felt out of place, it was ok, they didnt treat us rudely or assume we didnt belong there. I liked the place, and i have been to hotels around the world.
Average Snob Hotel
This hotel caters to the rich and the influential, as it is near the state capital. The rooms are very clean and spacious but other than that, the service lacks any basic hospitality or friendliness. This is a place for rich people as I learnt when I was harassed by a security officer who thought I was a vargrant, as I hadn't shaved for a while and was travelling in America with a budget. The restaurant is too expensive and I wouldn't stay here again because of the fact that the type of people are not very polite to those who dress and look differently from them. Average.