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Thunder Valley Casino Resort

1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to try this place out after all the good stuff we heard. Mainly for the spa and food. First off the room was gorgeous. Las Vegas quality. We have stayed in a lot of places and this room was in the top 10 easily. Large room, even larger bathroom. We posted pics, so I am... More

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Sacramento, CA
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29 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting the room at the reception desk was very fast and pleasant. Elevators are all working and fast. Hallways are very nice. The room was a nice surprise due to the big picture windows and view. The room is very modern and clean. I think the TVC rooms are nicer than most rooms in Reno or Las Vegas. Bathroom is... More

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Galt, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is pretty nice; rooms are spacious, very nicely appointed, bathrooms are huge! Signs everywhere saying it is a nonsmoking hotel, but if you forgot your cigarettes, just take a deep breath and you won't miss them. Can't get to the hotel from the parking garage without going through the casino; that is, if you want to use the... More

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Anaheim, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel and Casino were stunning. We arrived late on a Wednesday for a quick stay. Check in was quick and easy, everyone was very friendly. The access the elevators you do need an active room key (Which is a nice touch) keeps out unwanted traffic. The room was well appointed and the beds were extremely comfortable. The casino floor... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking was free to this attraction and inside provided the usual array of casino games. Gone are the days of free drinks at casinos, but smoking is alive and gasping at this establishment. I am not sure how the stakes compare, but we walked away without winning back the $20 we agreed to spend. It was fun in a way,... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cant win any money there service great clean,hotel no pay out in casino but nice place to relax and enjoy food gamble little pool great shows great play slot won few times but nothing over 10$ nice resturants great rooms quite and very clean place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

When you think of Lincoln, California, odds are a high value resort hotel doesn't come to mind. But the Thunder Valley Casino Resort will definitely change your mind. The rooms are very clean and spacious with amenities such as coffee and tea included. The rooms are both modern and chic and makes you forget your not in a big town.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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66 reviews 66 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The pool, the casino, the restaurants, the spa. All great things to do. The pool's DJ is super fun. The spa is tough to get into. Make an appointment upon arrival. The spa products are GREAT! The rooms are very accommodating and quiet. You will not be disappointed with your room. And if you are lucky, your slots will pay... More

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Paradise, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The rooms are very clean and up scale . The bathrooms are spacious with entra large cotton towels . The resturants serve great meals with reasonable prices. Love the security, the only way to use the elevators is if you have a room key. The selection of slot machines is outstanding. They also have a food court with a Star... More

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Sacramento
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4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were blown away by the beauty and service at this hotel. From the moment of check-in to check out we were treated like royalty! We enjoyed the lovely pool, cafe, Coconut Bar and fantastic room-service breakfast! Who knew this gem would be located 10 miles from my home? I have traveled all over the world and can honesty say... More

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Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648
Location: United States > California > Lincoln
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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