No ghosts were harmed in the writing of this article. Our first visit was very good. Portions were great, prices were low, and they treated us and our young children like royalty. An interesting note, our dog was dead-tired the next day after our stay during our off-road adventure to see the eclipse. I was with a group of 20, and would definitely recommend going with at least a few friends to enjoy the whole family style environment. Determined to create a more lasting building, the exterior walls are made up of poured concrete and brick, then covered in stucco.
The original Overland burned to the ground, but was reconstructed in 1948 in its current location and stands exactly as you see it today. Also I should mention there were High stake private games upstairs so I was told? I had the triple mousse dessert. After some lengthy conversation with a very pleasant local woman, we decided to follow her advice and check prices for a night at the Overland Hotel. Recently renovated rooms will take you on a journey into the past. How often do you get to do that? I heard the ruckus and it was real.
You share most of the dishes with your party. Built in 1908, it's the oldest western saloon, basque dining and hotel around next to Virginia City. The Overland is an historic hotel, saloon and Basque restaurant located in one of Fallon's nicer sections i. Or is it just me?? Offering a glimpse back in time with their impressive bar and comfy rooms, this historic property is proud to offer guests a selection of thirteen rooms, which provide something to suit every taste and budget. And to really piss off the waitress, make sure everyone asks for separate checks as we did. Our room was on the South hall and at 4am our first night, we were awoken by something hitting our door. Aside from these occurrences, Hendershot said he has also experienced his own strange encounters.
You can go eat in the dinning room or go outside in the summer and sit down in the grass. Everyone was having a great time, including the wait staff. Nothing comes on the same plate, it's all served in mixing bowls. Both were very good, and the chicken dinner came with enough sides to feed the kids and stuff us as well. As I watched this I had flashback feelings.
Not bigger quantities, just better quality. We were there in late January. From the moment you walk through The Overland's door from Pioche's Main Street a quaint thoroughfare teeming with over a century of Americana , you'll know that you've embarked upon a small journey back in time. Haunted Hotel I never believed in Ghosts until I stayed here. Hotel was built in 1907 and in 1999 was placed on the Nevada Register of Historic Places. On the bottom floor, cigarette smoke hovers in the air above the bar — a seemingly perfect scene for an Alfred Hitchcock horror film. I have to say that I expected a little more when it came to the food.
But by all means, the Overland is haunted. Refresh this Yelp page and try your search again. I was a little freaked and startled, but figured it was just my imagination… nothing to worry about; after all, I was really tired. As a child growing up in this hotel. After not seeing him for a few days, the maids checked his room and found him dead. This is definitely somewhere that would be great with a group and somewhere I can't wait to visit again! Many a great story started or ended at the Overland!! I mean what else could happen? George News The big fire of 1871 started in a restaurant on Main Street and then spread to the hardware store, where several kegs full of blasting powder sat behind the steel doors which caused an explosion and killed 8 people, said Pioche Chamber of Commerce volunteer Leslie Derkovitz.
Above all, she loves to whisk away into creative pursuits and study an assortment of random topics. The building is historic, very cool, old, rustic. Restaurant newly reopened; any reviews before 2016 may not reflect current status. He was scared to death! My first experience with Reno and all the glitzy glitter was here at the Overland Hotel which I was told once had been in existence since 1908? The staff was very friendly. Click the x next to this line. Kind of tucked back -out of sight- one block off Maine Street in Fallon.
You can go uptown and get shot very easily if you choose, or you can live peacefully. A while later, she was in the laundry room folding a towel, when a heavy glass ashtray came flying across the room. They checked on us regularly. Close the Settings tab, reload this Yelp page, and try your search again. If you're still having trouble, check out. If you're still having trouble, check out.
Of note, bars in Nevada you're allowed to smoke at so anticipate smelling like smoke at any bar you go out to, hope this helped! We stayed here for the eclipse on May 20, 2012. This is the place that depending on when you go, you are met with the bar full of farmers or packed three deep with the latest military air wing in for training. Reload this Yelp page and try your search again. She suggested that we stay in the hotel that night and seemed adamant about giving us room 10. Reload this Yelp page and try your search again. I being pretty ignorant as far as card games go played lots of Keno and some Blackjack and roulette maybe once but I mostly drank a lot being and young Dumb! Nick got lost and ended up on the Floor.
It has a super cool and old decour that really makes you feel warm and in an old school bar in the West. Absolutely glad we made a point to stop in here on our historical road trip around Nevada. She said that when she first started working at the hotel, she never thought about it being haunted, until she started hearing footsteps and voices … and she realized she was not alone. Posted in , Tagged , , , , , , , , , rdhdmama October 30, 2014 at 12:26 am My hubby and I are intrigued by haunted places and thus stayed at the Overland in room 23 for our honeymoon 4 years ago. The staff was very nice, and the room was cheap and only 1. I don't ever remember the spirits being as malicious as this episode shows, but it definitely left you feeling uneasy.