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Golden Chain Resort Motel

13413 State Highway 49, Grass Valley, CA 95949
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This motel is run by John Boyd, who is the "manager". He is a rude and an unfriendly individual. Do you know you can't have visitors after 7 pm, if you are staying at this "motel". No visitors in morning either. The manager did nothing but harass me when my spouse arrived after 7 and he enters customers rooms when... More 

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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41 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

I always provide an honest account of my stays and I will do the same now. This place used to be a gem of the foothills and a very nice place to stay in the 80s. I grew up in Grass Valley and know the area well. I brought my family here based on my recollection from the past. I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely the dirtiest place we've stayed at. Being old cannot be an excuse, it can be a charm if the place is cleared and maintained well. Stains everywhere...on carpet, curtains, mattresses...even towels looked brownish before use. Found trash under the bed. Holes on blankets. People smoked right outside of our door, smoke kept coming inside from front door gap. Walls... More 

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Thank Pearlsgirl78
Grass Valley, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We paid for a two week stay but left early. The manager would not allow children to play in the grassy park area, spied upon all activities and intruded into every aspect of our stay. Attempted to keep our refund and entered our room multiple times while we were away on business to look through our belongings. Called the police... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This truly is the Bates Motel. I booked through Expedia. They stated that I had to pay in advance. So trusting Expedia I paid $700.00 for two rooms 3 nights. When we arrived the place was very dirty and looked unsafe as the staff seemed out of it. My family did not want to stay so I called and cancelled... More 

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2 Thank Cynthia T
Fresno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

I checked in on a Tuesday and the on site manager Johnny Boyd was a bit into women. If you are a women that looks good stay away from this place. Wednesday evening I went to ask why I did not get any room service the young girl behind the desk Brittany was not a lot of help. She said... More 

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4 Thank notunavailable
Victorville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Horrible I couldnt leave a zero so left a one review. They never answered front desk, never cleaned my room. They charged me 5 dollars for towels that kids dirtied that totaled 15$ gave them back to me to use because they were not presentable to future customers and after I checked out I was charged 25$. Dogs everywhere no... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I Booked three nights, two rooms through Expedia. I felt that I was safe prepaying as I trusted Expedia. We got to the hotel and it was like something out of a horror movie. It was dirty, the beds were old and lumpy, pot holes in the parking lot. A major Truck highway just a few feet from hotel, and... More 

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West Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Looks kind of quaint and old fashioned on tge outside, but our room was really gross. Made a reservation a week in advance. The sign said no vacancy and we checked into room 104. Can hardly wait to check out... We won't be back even if it was FREE!

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Grass Valley, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are small and dirty. The parking lot is full of pot holes. The beds are old and uncomfortable. What can I say ? This place has been around for ever and I don't think they have ever put on penny back into this place. Old outdated. Do yourselves a favor and pass this one by.

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