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Safari Inn

2352 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is pretty nasty. I've stayed in quite a few motels in Chico and this has got to be the worst. From the moment I walked in all I smelled a strong hint of cleaner and when I sat up on the bed I was poked in the leg by an exposed mattress spring.

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rajsafari, Manager at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Todd G, I am so sorry to hear that your stay here was not up to your expectations. We want all of our guest stay to be pleasant. We have taken your comments under advisement and are making the necessary fixes. More 

Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Having read other reviews about the Safari Inn, I was not expecting a great experience. I was, however, very pleasantly surprised. The room is nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable, with big windows and plenty of light and air. The staff was very friendly, helpful and welcoming. I come to Chico often and will definitely stay here next time I... More 

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rajsafari, Manager at Safari Inn, responded to this review

33Wren33, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Your kinds words mean a lot to the staff here at Safari. We hope to see you again the next time you are in the Chico area. More 

Astoria, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Old. Needs to up date TV, Internet and get new blankets. The TV was so old had a buzzing noise whenever you turn on the Microwave, The Internet what a joke , as soon as you log on it kicks you off, The Blankets had cigarettte burns in it. The pool was dirty everyday I was there so I never... More 

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rajsafari, Manager at Safari Inn, responded to this review

redfeathers2, I am really sorry to hear that your stay with us was not up to par. We have been working on updating all of the guest rooms. Not sure why you were having problems with the internet, but we have looked into that as well. We hope that you will give us a second chance the next time that... More 

Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I travel to Chico often on business and ive stayed at many different places over the years. I saw some mixed reviews on the Safari Inn so I thought I would give it a try, and Im glad I did. Ive stayed a few times now, and the experience has been better each time. The last time I stayed my... More 

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rajsafari, Manager at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Ben P, Thank you so much for your kind words!! The staff here at the Safari Inn work real hard to make sure that everyone has a wonderful stay. Can't wait to see you the next time you are in the area!!! More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have stayed at the Safari Inn several times now as it is one of the better motels in Chico for the price. It's independently run and they do care about your stay. It's cozy and had a mom and pop feel which is a huge relief from the corporate coIdness of so many motels. And most importantly, it's clean... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife and I visited Chico to drop our daughter off for her freshman year at Chico State. We decided to stay at the Safari Inn, and Im glad we did. The woman who checked us in was very friendly and helpful. Our room was spotless and the price was very reasonable. There was also a very nice pool and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

I'm 29 weeks pregnant after our toilet repeatedly broke they moved us to a new room the first morning I reached into the cabinet to grab a bag and was stuck in the the finger by someone's dirty used needle. I notified the hotel and all they have done is refund the nights we hadn't stayed there yet and asked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This place is cheap, looks like drunk person took scissors to the curtains, no trash cans, fridge door didn't close, cigarette burns in sheets, tv was for show and didn't actually work, bed very hard, broken smoke detector hung from ceiling, no security latch on door.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

OMG!!! The Safari Inn, Chico, CA The first thing that happened was they didn't have are reservations. We get to are room and this 40 year old guy is betting up this 19 year old girl. The room was small and had two queen sized beds in a room that you could hardly get to the bathroom. We found a... More 

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Benicia, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Only great thing about this place is that it is cheap. Location: only great because its next to one of my favorite restaurants (Rice Bowl) Service: came at night and just told em I was c/o so very minimal interactions Room Condition: THERE WAS A 1 1/3 DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE THRESHOLD AND THE DOOR! HOW DOES THAT PASS INSPECTIONS?? MICE,... More 

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Address: 2352 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
Location: United States > California > Chico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 49
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