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BEST WESTERN Golden Key

13450 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Auburn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Menlo Park, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This motel exceeded our expectations for the type of hotel it is, earning it 5 stars. It is a very good value. Every one of the staff we interacted with was kind and helpful. They were able to let us check in early and check out 45 min late, which made a huge difference for us traveling with a tiny... More

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Auburn, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I made a reservation in early May for 5 nights in mid June. When I checked in I was told that I had been assigned a pet room even though I had no pet. The clerk said that they had just received the reservation from Best Western and it did not specify whether I had a pet or not. The... More

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Livermore, CA, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were assigned a 'pet friendly' room, even though we did not have a pet with us for the stay. At bed time, we noticed a 'dog' smell. We could not change rooms and were given a bottle of Fabreze to clear the air. Did not work too well. This is the memory of our hotel stay after we left.

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Lynn L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete one of our surveys about your stay at our hotel. The weekend of the Western States Run is the most popular weekend of the year and the contestants always book early in the year so we are always at full capacity. That made it impossible to switch you to another room like... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Auburn, CA at the Best Western when we were looking for a house to buy. The hotel was very clean, clean pool, beautiful gardens, fast internet, nice little breakfast and a great location for a variety of meals. The people who work there took a real interest in our search and were happy for us when we... More

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Lynn L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

I am so glad that our hotel could provide you and your family the " home away from home" until you found your new house. Welcome to Auburn. I am sure you will love it as much as I do. More

Lakewood, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time I checked in until the time I checked out this was a great experience. The rooms were clean, the staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was standard, but good. The grounds were clean and well kept and it was quiet even with the interstate a short distance away. This is a quaint property that has been... More

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Lynn L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. I am so glad to see that my staff lived up to your expectations and we look forward to your returning in the near future. More

chico,ca
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll start with the downside. It is an older motel with exterior corridors, no elevators, thin walls and near highway traffic, so noisy. We arrived early and were told to wait while the clerk finished the days departure paperwork. 2 minutes later another person walked in and was immediately greeted by a second clerk who checked them in. The plus,... More

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Lynn L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. We try to take care of our guests as quickly and professionally as possible and I apologize for any lack of this procedure during your check-in experience and hope you will return in the near future. More

Springfield MO, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son who lives in the Auburn area recommended this hotel and I am so glad he did. Wonderful friendly and helpful staff, clean spacious rooms with very comfortable beds. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with an open grassy area with picnic table, a nice pool and lots and lots of rose bushes and many other colorful flowers throughout. A... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived and it was 104 degrees. Got to the room and hit the cool down to 65 and went out exploring for a couple of hours. Got back and the room was not cool. Called the desk and they checked it. Someone had put it on heat mode. Problem solved. Very friendly front desk. Nice pool, close to grocery stores... More

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Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want ambiance, this is the place for you. The grounds are beautiful with a picnic ready park & bring your dog. If you bring your pet you are greeted with a doggy bag of goodies as well. The staff are outstanding from check in - check out, including maintenance, and housekeeping. It is a great location for everything... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. So many people travel with their pets and I am so glad you were pleased with the "doggie gift bag". Due to our drought, our beautiful green lawn has been getting browner, but we still have the area for you to have a picnic and play with... More

Fremont, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely friendly staff and very helpful. Easy on and off to the freeway, which was great. Very clean hotel, a little dated, but nice. We enjoyed our stay here very much and would definitely stay again.

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Thank you for writing a review about our hotel when you stayed with us last. I am so glad to see that you were pleased with our hotel and my staff and we look forward to your next visit More

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Golden Key

Address: 13450 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
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Location: United States > California > Auburn
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Also Known As:
Best Western Golden Key Hotel Auburn
Best Western Auburn
Best Western Hotel Auburn
Auburn Best Western

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Stay at this pet-friendly Auburn, California hotel located near Historic Old Town Auburn, the American River Nature Recreation Area and the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Golden Key, located in the heart of Auburn, California. Guests will be close to a variety of outdoor activities including the Raspberry Hill Black Oaks golf course, Turkey Creek golf course, the American River Nature Recreation Area and Squaw Valley Ski Resort. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key features 68 spaciously-appointed guest rooms each complete with a microwave, refrigerator, cable television and high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary continental breakfast featuring freshly made waffles. Additional amenities include a year round heated swimming pool and hot tub, a beautiful garden and lawn area perfect for barbeques, a putting green and meeting facilities. Pets are welcome. This Auburn hotel is close to a variety of area attractions including wine tasting, local museums, the American River, the Empire Mine and Sacramento, the state's capital. Guests will find great white water rafting, horseback riding and biking trails nearby. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key is also close to local events such as antique street fairs, the Mandarin Orange Festival and the Christmas Festival of Lights Parade. For superior customer service and a convenient Auburn, California location make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Golden Key today! ... more   less 
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