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Motel 6 Petaluma

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1368 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954
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Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in Petaluma
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed here for 1 night while visiting Petaluma for a concert. We just needed a clean basic place to stay, and that's what we got. The staff was friendly enough, the pool looked clean and our room was VERY clean. It was just nothing special or exciting. My only real complaints are that is was loud... More

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Ketchikan, AK
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stumbled across this hotel at 9 p.m. after being unable to find a room anywhere else we'd looked in the area. By that point we were ready to settle for just about anything with a bed, but we were pleasantly surprised at the quality and value at this motel. The room was small but adequate for the two of... More

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Fair Oaks, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stayed here after a few too many beers at Lagunitas next store, figuring it couldn't be too bad. I was very drunk when I went in to my room, and I still realized how grimy it was. There was an ashtray on the night stand turned upside down with a no smoking symbol on it. The room stunk of stale... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The price is good. The front desk staff are friendly and helpful. It does appear to be more of a residential hotel, as there were many regulars doing their laundry and hanging about. I did not not feel comfortable in the surroundings. Free but slow Wi-Fi, comfortable enough bed and it is basically clean. The room is sparse with no... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I chose to book a room online at Motel 6 Petaluma specifically because the website stated that they have truck parking. I called ahead the next day to confirm that they did indeed have parking for trucks. They confirmed that they did, so I continued with my plans to stay there. However, the stay turned into an unpleasant experience that... More

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San Francisco, CA
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148 reviews 148 reviews
39 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Imagine the worst possible residential hotel, filled with people living in the hotel with their laundry hung about, working on their cars, playing music loudly, and letting their kids run loose. Imagine that with no luxuries whatsoever other than a basic bar of soap and teeny tiny towels and stained walls, scuffed furniture, a comforter with a cigarette burn in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Had a horrible experience the night before at Motel 6 in Livermore. Was nervous as we checked in at Motel 6 Petaluma. Had to reserve Motel 6 due to death in the family. Fears were allayed as soon as we spoke to asst mgr Jonathan Uribe. Pleasant, knowledgable, and spoke English. Lobby was clean and appeared recently renovated. Rooms 249... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Basically, this place is pretty basic as far as hotels go. But, as there are no decently priced hotels in Petaluma, nor any hostels to go on the super cheap and social side of staying, this place will do the trick to have a roof over your head for a night or two. It is also walking distance to Lagunitas,... More

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Pasadena, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The motel was under renovation when I went with my boyfriend but we were lucky enough to get one of the new rooms. The guy at the front counter was very helpful, gave us directions to some things to do nearby. And Lagunitas right down the street = awesome! New rooms are very cool, clean and a much needed improvement.... More

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Rohnert Park, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I recently stayed at this Motel 6, and it was a horrible experience!! They are in the middle of construction, and they did not inform us that this was happening. At 7:30am my girlfriend and I were woken up with power drills and saws. When we attempted to talk to the staff they were rude and shady. They told us... More

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Petaluma, responded to this review

dear Josh, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. The noisy conditions and poor guest service you encountered are not consistent with our standards for quality at Motel 6, and we sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay. Please kindly contact our Guest Relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide... More

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Petaluma

Address: 1368 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954
Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Petaluma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Petaluma 2*
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