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Ponderosa Gardens Motel

7010 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

I love this motel. I stayed four days on a business trip and did not want to leave. The rooms and grounds were immaculate, staff friendly and helpful. Overall a great place to stay for business or pleasure.

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Santa Cruz, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed here for three days in June. The staff was extremely nice. Thank you Darcy! The property is extremely well maintained and is lush with flowers and even fruit trees. There are places to cook outside, including tables and benches. Each room has a patio with private chairs. The pool and spa were very clean and safely fenced for... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a retro roadside motel that has been lovingly tended, quiet and peaceful with beautiful gardens and a sparkling pool and spa. Our room (a queen) was larger than expected, with a small patio, as well. Nice amenities: free wifi, a small fridge, microwave and coffee maker--even two small bottles of water! The young proprietors are very friendly and... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This place is tucked away in Paradise, CA. It is an older motel, but the rooms are large and clean and the setting is comfortably rustic. The receptionist was very friendly and helpful. We had to leave very early and missed the breakfast. Fortunately, there is a Dutch Bros. coffee kiosk nearby.

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

First, it s/b noted that we stayed here 2 weeks ago for 2 days and had a nice time. That being said, this past weekend was very disappointing. On Day one, I noticed that that heater in the shower room did not work (it gets cold here). On Day two around 10pm I noticed that the internet connection was lost,... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed here last year we stayed here on the recamendation of a friend, we weren't dissappointed !! That's why we are headed there again The end room away from the pool area are our favorite! It is very close to Downtown Chico which is very nice! the staff very nice, the rooms are nice and roomy, the office away... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Found this motel browsing the Internet. It was located on our route north so I took the chance and booked two rooms for one night for the family on our Christmas vacation. Wish I could stay longer. Highly recommend it.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Room dirty and cold ... Very dated. Not very well priced for what it is... Bedding VERY DATED! Towels were thread bear Property not very well maintained and has not been updated in a VERY long time. Person that checked us in was very short and "snippy" when I asked about check out... " if I was over the check... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is an older unit but extemely clean with fresh paint, floors and carpets in a spectacular setting. Totally serene and relaxing with lots of trees and fresh air. Furniture may be a little dated but beds are comfortable and rooms are large and once again very clean.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

3 days into my stay I switched to the ponderosa gardens and was happy I did.... Granted it was packed but very relaxing and peaceful just what I needed for a tough visit..... Pool was beautiful jacuzzi was closed day one but was only due to routine cleaning close to some restaurants a small shopping center and far back off... More 

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