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Sleepy Pines Motel

74631 Hwy 70, Portola, CA 96122
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Sleepy Pines Motel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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212 reviews 212 reviews
48 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With only a couple of lodging choices in Portola, we relied on other reviews and decided on Sleepy Pines Motel. What a nice place. It's old, but doesn't feel "run down" at all. The rooms are nice and well-kept. The owners are friendly and have a well-stocked quilt shop attached to the office. Even though it's right on the main... More

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Sacramento, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at Sleepy Pines Motel twice now. We love the quaintness of the place. And if you are a birder this place is a must to stay. Every night the owner puts out alot of seed. And there are Tree Swallow nest boxes everywhere with active nests in each one. The birds come and eat starting early. We... More

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Near down town Portola is a gem of a motel with log-cabin construction and within real knoty pine walls and ceiling. Well maintained mom and pop family run business and cabins. Flowers everywhere. Proprietors very friendly and helpful. Has satilite Dish t.v. and internet. Prices are in the range of Motel 6 or Economy Lodge. I stayed a week and... More

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Smithers, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I would give the hotel a five, but it's a little dated. That's the only flaw. It's very clean and well kept. You can tell that the owners really care about this place, it's owned by a very nice older couple, two of the friendliest motel owners I've come across in my travels. They have WiFi and fridges in the... More

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Sacramento, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Sleepy Pines was not our first choice, but we weren't disappointed. Our room had a king and a kitchen. The bed was comfortable and the kitchen well stocked with equipment (coffee maker w/coffee & teas, microwave, etc.). All rooms face the highway, but we were not bothered by traffic sounds. The room had plenty of comfortable seating. The dinette table... More

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New Orleans
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Rating it 4 stars may be a bit of a stretch, but it was better than 3. The Sleepy Pines Motel is on 70 in Portola. I take long solo motorcycle trips, so I am not looking for amenities other travelers might, esp those traveling with a spouse or special needs or children. I want clean, comfortable, wifi, hot water,... More

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American Canyon, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

My name is Dave Terry and on October 11th.12th13th and 14th i stayed at Sleepy Pine in room# 29 and i have to say it was GREAT!!! the room has a small kitchenett if you needed it and the bathroom was very clean as well as the rest of the room,the propritores are very nice and made me feel at... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Located in the heart of the valley. very clean, rates reasonable, and accommodating. Saved me money due to kitchens in room. Sure beats the cookie cutter motel. This was more like home.

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Santa barbara, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

I used to stay here in the early 1990s when it was rustic and cozy - and clean. I always stayed in the "knotty pine" rooms in the section closest to the office. Sadly, the motel has deteriorated significantly over the last decade or so. Carpeting is stained; the blankets on my bed were torn and frayed; the mattress cover... More

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San Jose, California
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2010

With more than a decade in the hospitality industry, I believe I know customer service. My husband and I are avid snowmobilers and were looking forward to another weekend in the snow when we made the 4 hour drive to Portola and the Sleepy Pines Motel. We had a gift certificate to redeem - a gift certificate that we had... More

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Address: 74631 Hwy 70, Portola, CA 96122
Location: United States > California > Plumas County > Portola
Also Known As:
Sleepy Pines Hotel Portola

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