Marvin Inn

Gillen Hotel opened doors in 1903

Dan Gillen had been a conductor out of Sacramento for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. He knew the need for a good hotel at the junction of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge and ...

After 40 years idle, landmark sold

The historic Colfax Hotel will have a chance to return to its former glory as a hub of activity in Colfax now that it has a new owner. According to Michael Isaacs, with the San Fr ...

Marvin Inn was destroyed by fire

Colfax once had another hotel, the Marvin Inn, which was located across the street from the Colfax Hotel. It was on the site of the current dentist’s office. On Aug. 25, 1939, ...