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Ponderosa Motor Inn

1206 Trans-canada Highway, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Stayed 3 nights for a ski getaway. The kitchenette is very basic with cups, mugs plates, cutlery, one pot and 1 fry pan, 2 burners, small fridge, microwave and coffee maker but served our purpose. Bathroom small, as is the overall room, but was clean and everything worked. Internet too slow for anything but email. Free breakfast is about as... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

The hotel looked nice on the outside, but had two huge issues that killed the deal for me. By reading the other reviews, my suspisons for the price was warrented. I was qouted $169.99 + tax for just me, myself and I (So just me to be clear) and they only offer a seniors discount. When I asked about CAA... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Tired and weary, we needed to find a pet friendly motel.... And the Ponderosa had a vacancy and accepted pets! Needs some maintenance but overall ok for a place to sleep...although pet friendly there is nowhere on the property to take your pet to do its business ...had to walk beside the hwy! Included a light muffin and coffee breakfast... More 

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Johnstown, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

The hotel is an older hotel but was clean and comfortable. The bathroom was very clean and the bed acceptable but not great. The continental breakfast could stand improvement. The staff were friendly and very helpful.

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

It is not a choice hotel if you want to relax. This is for emergency only when you do not have a choice but to stay overnight! kitchen is made if very cheap material. beds are too soft you get burried. the beddings are too old. non-smoking room smells like a smoking room. no elevator. lots of parking though.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I was traveling across country and had laundry issues. The owner heard about my problem and personally helped me find a solution in a timely fashion. In addition my room had a view of the mountains. Thanks Ponderosa!

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Toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Although there was nothing terrible about the Ponderosa Motor Inn, I would never stay at this place again. For the price it was really meh... no curtain on the bathroom window was a bit alarming. The smell of stale cigarette smoke didn't help either. Next time I'm in Golden I'll try to stay somewhere in the old town.

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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

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 August 19, 2015 via mobile

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 August 17, 2015

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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