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Safari Inn

2352 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
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Oakland, California
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I have been staying at the Safari Inn many times over the years. Yes, there are always things that can be improved and during last two years some have been made. The bed linens could be updated, but the general cleanliness has improved and the prices are still great. If you are looking for a basic motel room, with free... More 

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Shingletown, California, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

My husband is a truck driver and so when he is out of hours to drive he needs a hotel/motel. He found himself in Chico on Oct 10 needing to hotel/motel, well it was parents day at the college and a reptile convention. He went to best western and they were charging $250 for a smoking room, which he is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

If you like clean, (and who doesn't?) and fancy retro accommodations (if you don't you should) you'll enjoy this place. Cordial, friendly staff.......and for the price? well it can't be beat. With respect to character, It certainly gives the HI a sound beating.... at a 1/4 of the price. Oh yes, I'll be back.

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Girard, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The young lady that greeted us at the desk was very sweet, but our experience just went downhill from there. The bed was hard as a rock, pillows were small and flat. The only reason we stayed was because there no rooms available anywhere else. The room was not clean, shower slow to warm. We stayed three nights. The second... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

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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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

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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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 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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