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Ponderosa Gardens Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   7010 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minden, NV
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at this property many times. Never been disappointed with staff or accommodations. Rooms have all been nicely furnished and with very comfortable beds. In room coffee and tea is a plus. A continental breakfast is also served in the morning along with a 10% discount to local restaurants at check-in. Grounds are well kept,... More

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Highland, Maryland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
52 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The small town feel adds much charm here, and it is clear they care about offering a top notch experience. Our room was an end unit with a very nice bay window that enhanced our stay due to the extra light. The king bed is wondrously comfortable! Furnishings are nice overall. I think the high point is the courtyard with... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent one night here recently. The "chain hotel" in town was booked so this was our only choice. We walked into the room to see a king size bed that was in the shape of a horse shoe. It sunk so terribly in the middle we knew we would not be able to sleep in it.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

We were recently relocated to this gorgeous motel by our insurance company. We were expecting a 3 week stay which was stretched to 5 weeks. We couldn't be happier. Our family had stayed here prior on all their visits from Santa Barbara (a hard to beat location itself) Our family of five was put into the SPACIOUS suite with our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here over 10 times. It's our go to whenever we go home to visit. It's always clean and quiet even when they're booked. The staff is incredible and will go out of their way to help you. There's a great free breakfast and laundry on site. Even though we are technically "locals" we are tourists and they... More

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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Ponderosa Gardens fits the description with manicured lawns and landscaping that charms and soothes. Each room I stayed had a patio with a table and chairs. As an older motel with many upgrades such as motion light switches and extra sinks made for a very nice stay. The two rooms were mirrors of each other, large and spacious. A desk... More

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Me and my family had a wonderful stay. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub. The gardens were beautiful. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. The price is amazing, I would recommend ponderosa gardens to anyone.

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Paradise Gardens Motel in which my wife and I have stayed in for a total of five visits each up to a week in duration over the last 6 months ihave been uniformly excellent. The Ponderosa Gardens Motel is equal in quality and service to the Best Western in Oakhurst, Ca. for those of you who have been to... More

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Berkeley, California
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Here for just one night, we were happy we'd followed the recommendation of friends to stay at the Ponderosa instead of a chain motel. The grounds are attractive, with picnic tables, and the units are attached but have the feel of cabins. We asked for a handicapped accessible room as I'm using crutches, and found it large enough to maneuver... More

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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My dad is in assisted living in Paradise, so we've stayed at the Ponderosa Gardens many times over the last 10 years. It's been sort of a family tradition, and we've enjoyed the family atmosphere along with the lovely setting. When we stayed there in February this year (2014), we questioned why we came back, and vowed not to return.... More

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Address: 7010 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969
Location: United States > California > Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ponderosa Gardens Motel 2*
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