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Mother Lode Motel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1940 Broadway, Placerville, CA
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Placerville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wurzburg, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Very friendly staff (=owners); nice, clean rooms; inexpensive, too - nothing fancy, but nobody says it is: It is the perfect place for everybody looking for a motel while you're on a roadtrip. Take a dip in the pool, perfect start for your day. Like!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Pulled in late, was beyond tired. Owner met me at the open desk, no plastic, no outside window. She was VERY pleasant, cordial, soothing. She said she had two different price schedules, for different size rooms and beds. I opted for the full-size, for $44 before tax, very reasonable, in an area in which Motel 6 charges much more. Paid... More

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Gardnerville, Nevada
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

This is becoming our stop for our yearly Apple Hill and wine country weekend. This time we stayed in the neighboring property. It was newly redone with new carpet and furnishings and was clean as always. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. This was the first time we had our dog with us and it was nice to be... More

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santa cruz
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

i'd like to update the current listing of reviews. We stayed there yesterday, prior to a rafting trip. the owner has definitely made some improvements since the 2010 reviews. The three pillows were nice and there were more than enough towels for the 2 of us. The pool was clean (check out the "do not swim if you have had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed staying at Mother Lode, it was the only place we could find that took pets in Placerville other than the historic hotel in town. It was cozy and seemed clean. I liked the slightly old fashioned feel to it too.

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Sparks, Nevada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We have stayed at this location many times and never been disappointed. The rooms are clean and the pool is welcoming. The Mother Lode is an older motor lodge but I think that is what gives it is special charm. We always make this place a stop over on our motorcycle weekend rides and plan on spending the evening at... More

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Diamond Springs
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Great price, great service. Little old but so am I. Love the stay! Close to everything, Placerville, Tahoe, Apple Hill. Close to Placervilles main town. Oh ya and Coloma where the California gold rush began.

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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We were very disappointed with this hotel. Things were falling apart and we couldn't even close the bathroom door until we fixed it, the tile was falling off the bathroom wall, and there was a nail sticking out of the floor near the railing that my husband stepped on and got hurt. When my son pulled a used condom out... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

I stayed at the Mother Lode for a week in November 2012 and was very pleased with everything. The owners are very nice, my room was clean and the bed comfortable. The location is perfect for hopping on 50 to go wherever you need to go. Lots of businesses on Broadway like grocery and fast food places, so it's really... More

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Reno, Nevada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Very nice motel; quiet, clean and in a great location for Apple Hill! Very simple access to the wineries, apple orchards and the neat town of Placerville. The hotel staff is very nice and helpful. The rooms are old er but nice and well equipped with refridgerators, microwaves, coffee makers and comfy beds. We will be back!

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Address: 1940 Broadway, Placerville, CA
Location: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Mother Lode Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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