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Ponderosa Motor Inn

1206 Trans-canada Highway, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the plus side, the prices aren't bad for Golden, the place is pet friendly (for $15) and the bed was quite comfortable. The rooms are in serious need of a makeover, the carpet was pretty stained, the 'free lite breakfast' was one of the lamest I have encountered since the 1990s and the free wifi was sporadic. The room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We pulled into golden very late and this was one of the only options. Every effort seemed to have been made to clean the room. With that being said, we were put on the second floor and it almost seemed like the floor needed to be replaced. It was sloping quite dramatically in the bathroom and strange lumps and dips... More 

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Edmonton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family holiday stalled after a blowout, so had to find a place to stay in Golden last minute. The rooms were clean, but very basic and dated. Our room had 2 queen beds, but only two towels, so we had to ask for more, and I'm pretty sure they don't clean the blankets and comforters between guests. We were... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

worst hotel I've ever stayed in, toilet was dirty, bed was hard springs and afraid to use the shower because it was a small stand up shower and didn't know if it was clean. If your going through Golden book one of the other chain hotels or sleep in your vehicle. Your vehicle will be more comfortable than this place.... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel was sketchy, the people hanging around even sketchier. The room was old and noisy. The plumbing sounded like it was gonna burst thru the wall at any second. Very dated and musty and at 155+$ a night, spend the extra 30$ and stay at the Ramada or other chain. The free breakfast was not quite breakfast, I'd get... More 

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Chattanooga, TN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for a room in Field but found none. Found the Ponderosa on booking.com advertised 1 room left for $107. I clicked through and reserved it and then was hit with a ~$30 tax or fee. This brought the total to ~$137. Fine, I need a room. When we show up at the motel, I'm hit with another ~$34... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

we are traveling from Wisconsin to Seattle via Canada. got into Golden, Alberta and all gas stations were very busy. pulled into one the had diesel on one side and super on other, two hoses. filled both bikes up only to find out later that it was diesel in both hoses. called ponderosa motor inn listed in our online travel... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I was en route to Calgary and spent the night here. I was happy with the cleanliness of the room and the helpfulness of the staff. Nothing fancy but a clean quiet room. Easy access for travelers. Walking distance to night life. Would recommend for a quick night's stay.

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Peace River, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I consider it extortion when hotels charge a ridiculous amount of money (total room cost including taxes $184) for a room that is outdated, old, musty, discolored flooring, heavily stained rug, hairs found on bathroom floor -- causing one to wonder how often the bedspreads get washed. Wifi - unsecured. Unfortunately we had traveled all day and were tired and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Stayed here for one inight in July. Room itself basic but clean. Generally motel needs updating-hallway, stairs etc. Breakfast in am adequate if a little chaotic. Supposed to eat in room but no trays to bring breakfast back to room. People walking around with hot coffee! Some people had to make a few trips with cereal, toast etc. Ice machine... More 

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