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Ponderosa Inn Redding

2220 Pine Street, Redding, CA 96001 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn)
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Ranked #38 of 40 Hotels in Redding
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Willits, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming to Redding for years to visit family. We liked this motel because it used to be a clean, reasonable place to stay with a friendly staff. We also liked its proximity to Lulu's Eating and Drinking Establishment which is a great place to eat and drink. We had to be in Redding overnight last weekend and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wish I had read some of these reviews before I booked a room at the Ponderosa Inn. Stayed there in July. Redding was about 105 degrees. The room was filthy, in disrepair and the AC was not working. Went to get some ice and, of course, the Ice Machine was out of order. We were just passing through on a... More 

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Central Oregon, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is BY FAR the scariest place I have EVER stayed! There were more spider webs in the room than guests that have stayed there. There were multiple hairs in the shower, the exhaust fan was so loud and didn't even work, there were wrappers and napkins on the floor- which meant it was vacuumed as often as dusted (never).... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I was driving from Portland and needed to pull off the highway and rest for the night. I found this place and noticed the parking lot was super busy. (It was actually because of the bar next door). I agree with the other posters. The room was disgusting. There was a hole in the bathroom door like someone put their... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Not worth half the price I paid do not stay here, bathroom has no fan bathtub dirty, beds are disgraceful old tv old furniture greeting was fast and pleasant but owners should be ashamed. I do not recommend this place to anyone not even as a last resort

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Seattle
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you're passing through town late at night and plan to get up and go first thing in the morning, this will do, but for anything more than that I would stay away. The cleanliness was acceptable, barely, the bed was comfortable, and the staff was friendly, but after that most features were sub-standard. Our non-smoking room was next door... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

any other reivew on this site that says otherwise is fake, period. This is the worst place I have ever stayed. Homeless roam the parking lot at night. The rooms are beyond gross, they smell. We changed rooms 3x. It was 2am we had no choice but to stay. Worst experience ever in a hotel. DO NOT STAY HERE

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

It was one of the most getto place I've ever been. everything is old and dirty. bed had no spings in the mattresses, sheets are dirty, non-smoking rooms full of smoke stinks, doors do not properly close, carpets discustingly filthy. Everything at its worst, you name it. Groups of drunken people IN the property at 4am. We arrived late in... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Stayed here 6 years ago, it was 10x better. This time Redding Police were at the room next door to us twice in 2 days. It was FILTHY, had to wash my daughter's feet twice in one evening just from walking on the carpet. Curtains were hanging off the rod at both ends. The grounds, parking lot, rooms, office area,... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This place is not even worth a rating! We stayed one night on our way South. The bed was terrible....mattress very thin and pillows were hard. Didn't sleep at all! The bathroom was so dirty, that I could even want or take a shower! Black mold around the edges of the tub, etc. Very noisy with people walking around at... More 

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