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Golden Chain Resort Motel

13413 State Highway 49, Grass Valley, CA 95949
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Fresno, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Victorville, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We enjoyed the good energy this motel gives. Thanks for your hospitality. We appreciated how accommodating John Boyd and staff were. Thanks you for being Pet Friendly. Happy Holidays 2014.. D.W.A & L.A.W., Grass Valley, CA..

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Grants Pass, Oregon
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I found this place spooky. The property is in bad to terrible condition: potholes in the parking lot, rooms that smell, carpet stained and wrinkled and pulling away from the wall; 1950's furniture in poor condition, cable TV that looks like 1970's with small screen and poor reception. Old air conditioner. Thin linens and the smallest pillows I have ever... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We knew going in that this was not going to be a three or four star experience, but we did expect a bit different. The carpet was filthy and torn, there was mold in several locations in the room and bathroom, the TV remote had no batteries, there were both electrical and plumbing problems, and it all needed a good... More 

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San Anselmo, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We have stayed here for Thanksgiving for many years because it was convenient and a good price. Over the years this place has continued to decline. This year, the room heater did not work and they had to bring in a space heater, the chair fabric and carpets were highly stained, the walls in the bathroom were filled with holes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We have stayed here 3 or 4 times over the last 12 years. This motel is quite old (early 1960s?) and looks it. Updates and maintenance are not uniform -- my impression is stuff gets fixed or replaced only when something is totally worn out. Our experiences have generally been fine but other relatives have had rooms w/o hot water,... More 

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