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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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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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232 reviews
120 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We bicycled cross country through small town USA staying in hotels for four months and are now driving home. Our experiences have ranged from the excellent to the not so much. This is a dated but functional hotel. It is not to the level of what I've come to expect from an up to date Best Western. The positives: pleasant... 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 complete a review about our hotel when you stayed with us. I am sorry you were not pleased with your room and I would like to take this opportunity to apologize for any inconvenience. We try to keep our carpet cleaning schedule as current as possible, but often, due to constant demand, there... More 

Reno, Nevada
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74 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A good place to stay when you are too tired to drive over Donners Pass, especially if you have a pet. This motel is evidently a favorite among burners ( burning man weekend) as it was full, which made it a noisy place. The employees and price which included breakfast gave it the 4 stars. It would have been quieter... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The location of this hotel is great and the town is a cute little town, but staying at this hotel was not a good experience. We stay in a lot of hotels that allow dogs. We have always had good experiences until now. The room that we were in smelled so bad of wet dog that I didn't even want... 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 very sorry that you were disappointed with your room. We do have certain rooms set aside for those traveling with their pets. Often, due to continued demand, are not able to keep them on our carpet and deep-cleaning schedule, and so they do not get... More 

Chino Hills, CA
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Pros: Well-maintained rooms and grounds, friendly staff, comfortable bed, extra blankets & pillows without having to ask, free continental breakfast with reasonable options (would have liked some granola, though), decent-sized tv, quiet area of town/very little residual noise, 'green' energy, and easily accomodated our early check-in. Cons: Though kept very clean there was still a slight "older hotel" smell upon... 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 when you stayed. I am glad that you enjoyed yourself and that our rates were what you expected, that you were pleased with my staff and appreciated our green efforts with the room controls. We look forward to your next visit.. More 

Emerald Hills
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Clean and Green! Situated along the freeway for convenience, but, amazingly no freeway noise on the ground floor! On arrival, I was given a "treat bag" for the dogs... and people too. The dogs got biscuits, and I got poop picker upper bags and a pair of disposable gloves. Always a "handy" item when traveling with dogs. The front desk... 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 when you stayed with us. I am glad that you and your pet enjoyed yourselves and that you liked our "pet treat bag" It is always nice to hear that the treats and the pick-up bags that we put in the packets are used and appreciated because... More 

Auburn, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a convenient, well-kept hotel well priced and well managed. The grounds are immaculate and the staff is efficient and friendly. We have stayed here a number of times and found it always to be well-managed.

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Tracy, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed at the Best Western in Auburn Ca, Had a king size bed. The staff was very helpful and helped with all my questions. I was worried because it's kind of close to the freeway, but the rooms were very quiet. I will stay at this hotel again and would recommend it to anyone.

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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 glad my staff were helpful and we look forward to your return in the near future. More 

Mountain View, California
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43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a pretty typical BW, so it's clean, reasonably priced, and has a good location. We had a second-floor room near the back, so it was quiet. Everything was ship-shape and worked well. The free breakfast was full of the token completely unhealthy options that most people seem to enjoy, but as a health-conscious vegan, I was left with... 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. You mentioned you were disappointed with our breakfast due to your being a vegan. We have tried to provide our guests with sugar free items to accommodate the diabetics, gluten free cereals and, if we have received advance notice, have purchased almond milk etc. I am not... More 

San Jose, California
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70 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had a great stay during the 4th of July weekend. The hotel was clean and in a convenient location. It is right off the highway and our river rafting company met in the parking lot across the street. The hotel staff was friendly and provided helpful advice. They helped us with information on how to watch the local 4th... 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 complete one of our surveys when you stayed with us. I am so glad to read about your 4th Of July Adventure and thrilled that you were pleased with the hotel and that my staff were of great service to you. We do get a lot of guests that stay with us because... More 

Trabuco Canyon, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Haven't stayed at a Best Western in years; it was very clean and up to date. The girls at the office were very helpful and checking in was quick. We were only staying for a night in the area and you couldn't beat the price.

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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 pleased to see that my staff made you feel at home and that our hotel has lived up to your expectations and we hope to see you again. More 

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