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Ponderosa Gardens Motel

7010 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Paradise
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Ventura, California
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Setting is wonderful. Back from road and nestled in a wooded area. Rooms are large but slightly worn. TV received only one channel, despite best efforts of motel staff. We traveled with a dog so there was a $10 fee. The entire bill would have been more than $100, except for a discount we received because of the TV problem.... More

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Reno, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The photos of the motel are accurate and I had high expectations for this motel. The grounds are lovely. However, the room was clean but rather stark and worn around the edges--light bulbs were out in the bathroom, one of the two doors to the bath did not open, the continental breakfast is no where near what is found at... More

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ukiah california, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I was in Paradise to help a dear friend celebrate her 60th birthday. I had stayed one other time in Paradise in a more generic property and was determined not to have to return to that location. I looked online and found this motel. I loved it. It was quiet and clean and the rooms were big and comfy and... More

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Petaluma, Calif
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Big clean rooms. Good Service. Good- Set back off of street and our stay was VERY quite. Nice pool. Interesting grounds. Homey/campy feeling to the lay out. Location. Price! Not so good. The breakfast, Minimal/Marginal breakfast Older TVs Outstanding value. I did not come for breakfast or TV. Would go back in a heartbeat.

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Pleasanton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed here for one night over the Labor Day weekend. We checked in late (around 5 pm) and checked out early (6am) so we really did not spend a lot of time here as we were here to do some fishing at nearby Lake Oroville. Check-in staff person was pleasant and helpful. Grounds were clean and inviting. Our room... More

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Dallas Texas
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This hotel could be so much more. The landscaping is beautiful. So is the whole town. The breakfast milk stays out all morning without refrigeration. The breakfast pastries appear to have come from the bread isle of a local grocery store. If you like them, it appears you will be able to enjoy the very same opened package for as... More

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Also Known As:
Ponderosa Gardens Hotel Paradise
Ponderosa Gardens Hotel
Address: 7010 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969
Location: United States > California > Paradise
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Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Paradise
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