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BEST WESTERN Golden Key

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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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We all stayed at the Best Western Golden Key in Auburn California. The facility was excellent, great location just off the freeway and close to shopping, clean rooms and friendly staff. Nice to have access to a pool. Breakfast in the morning was a plus! Internet was available and worked well.

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Fairfield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The BW Golden Key has been around for awhile, but has been nicely maintained and has very comfortable rooms. Although the hotel is right next to Interstate 80, our room was quiet, and we never noticed the freeway. The front counter folks are friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and comfy--it had traditional motel decor, so nothing fancy, but... More 

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Cindy E, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Dear Arletta C: Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a comfortable stay with us. I am happy that you found our rooms quiet and our staff to be friendly. We do look forward to your next visit. More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our trip to Coloma to whitewater raft. I had read other reviews about getting a room towards the back of the hotel to avoid the road noise of the interstate and this was perfect advise. We never heard the interstate and slept soundly. The room was clean overall, there are some places in the bathroom around... More 

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Cindy E, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Dear Regina S: We hope that you had fun on your Whitewater rafting trip. I am glad that your family experienced a peaceful night sleep. Hopefully, you can use the pool and have breakfast with us next time you visit. We do look forward to seeing you again. More 

Fresno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price this was a great little hotel. Even had a nice pool. Rooms were updated and clean and comfy beds. Staff was nice. Easy access to freeway. Great AC for the hot summer! Would stay here again. Even though hotel was full there was still plenty of accessible parking.

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Dear chindig: We here at the Best Western Golden Key, thank you for your Sterling review. We will look forward to your next visit. Take Care! More 

santa barbara, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bed, nice clean room. Shower works great, decent pool. Breakfast was ok. Stay upstairs if you can, the downstairs rooms you can hear every footstep above you (including the hall). That staff were nice, but somebody came in the room (even with do not disturb on) and turned off our fridge while we were gone. No cold water for... More 

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Dear Robert B: Thank you for your review. I am glad that you found that the bed and shower were great. I agree that upstairs would be more quiet. I do apologize that you found the fridge to be turned off. It is not our policy to go into rooms with a do not disturb sign and we keep the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again we had to be here on short notice. Saturday was booked. We reserved Sunday on with a stand by for Saturday. Received a call Friday that they had a cancellation. We took that and Friday as well. This is the only place we will stay in the area. When we have planned visits we work around their availability.wonderful... More 

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Cindy E, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Dear Kelly C: I am so happy that we could accommodate you for an unexpected 3 day weekend. My staff was on the ball with your request and we just want you to know that, we always try our best to go the extra mile. We do look forward to your next visit. More 

Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stay was excellent . Everything was making the reservations, making my stay very comfortable and the desk clerks were very, very, very helpful. I have stayed here before and it is always an enjoyable experience.

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Dear darrell f: Thank you for your wonderful review. Everyone here at the Best Western Golden Key appreciates hearing that we are doing a good job. We do hope to see you again. More 

Cottonwood, CA
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds, pool area, and the rooms were very very clean. The hotel staff was very very nice! Nice breakfast with waffles and fresh strawberries and blueberries. The rooms had a nice chair with an Ottoman. A four-year-old slept on that and it was just right for her. I would stay there again.

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Dear Cottonwood Cindy: Thank you for rating our hotel extremely clean. We here at the Best Western Golden Key do implement to be Ultra Clean. I am so happy that you enjoyed our breakfast and that the staff was so accommodating. We do look forward to seeing you again. More 

Topanga, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After discovering the Best Western Golden Key in December 2014, we decided it would be our motel of choice when in the Auburn area. We stayed in the older section both times (by choice) and like the decor of the room, as well as all the photographs and items of the old West and gold mining that are displayed in... More 

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Cindy E, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen C: Thank you for making our Best Western your choice of motel when staying in Auburn, CA. Our breakfast selection has improved and guests seem to be pleased with the new items. Our staff is always friendly and eagar to help each and every guest. We do hope to see you again. Have a great summer. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a family gathering. We had 6 rooms and the staff was very helpful. Internet went out while we were there but it was restored fairly quickly after we reported it. The rooms were nice but the beds were kind of hard. We have stayed here before and would stay here again.

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Cindy E, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Dear 563 bettys: We do apologize for all the problems you experienced with our internet. Our technical support team has taken care of everything that was down and we are now up to speed. We do look forward to seeing you again next time your in Auburn, CA. Thank you, and have a great summer. More 

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