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Safari Inn

2352 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
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Ranked #12 of 17 hotels in Chico
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  • 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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Half Moon Bay, California
1 review
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Orland, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Had great stay.....Mina was awesome at front desk all the help was accommodating and spot on.......Great service etc .will come back.......nice and clean ...very friendly, and quiet what we needed.......thank you

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Sonoma County
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I stayed here one night about 2 weeks ago when my camping trip at Butte Recreation was rained out. I needed somewhere inexpensive and last minute. I saw the reviews, and so I didn't expect much- just a clean place to sleep for the night. I checked into the room and the smell of smoke was overwhelming. The phone did... More

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Canyon Lake, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I moved my daughter up to Chico in August for school and spent 3 nights at this motel. I really just needed a place to sleep since we would be runing around during the day getting her moved in to her new place by the college. The price was amazing like $42 a night, and it was close to everything... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

The rooms are clean and the fee is minimal. However, the pool was a little scary looking and I was a little unhappy that I booked the room with 3 people but only got two towels even after requesting more. The office does not open until sometime after 9, making it very difficult to get service (towels, toilet would not... More

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Paradise, California, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

These managers seem to not really care about the guests. They only care about themselves and their "large" property. I stayed here for a week and everyday for an hour in the morning they blow leaves, right by the room doors, waking you up. The pool was disgusting. They had 3 chairs by the pool, one of which was broken,... More

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San Francisco
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

I love to stay at cheap hotels--occasionally you find a gem. The Safari Inn, unfortunately, is not. I couldn't find the place on Mapquest, which is my fault, so I called the front desk. I told the proprietor that I had a reservation on line, and asked him for directions since I had just arrived in town. He barked back,... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

This was the only room in Chico we could book as it was graduation weekend. I would strongly recommend staying in a close town rather than staying here. It is filthy and felt unsafe. The tile in the bathroom was cracked and moldy. The toilet ran all night. Don't let the outside fool you. That's by far the best looking... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2010

I stayed here with a few friends for three nights. We paid $50 a night, the cheapest place we could find in Chico. But I honestly would have paid a little bit extra somewhere else for some clean sheets. When we checked in the woman who owns the inn (it's family run) was rude and impatient with us when I... More

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Also Known As:
Safari Hotel
Safari Hotel Chico
Address: 2352 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
Location: United States > California > Chico
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Ranked #12 of 17 hotels in Chico
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