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The Gold Lodge

480 West Stockton Street, Sonora, CA 95370
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Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Sonora
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went on a weekend retreat with my honey and we had no idea that the motel was so old and dirty i wanted to leave ASAP. Mold everywhere. dirty smelly.. the sink only had hot water. Blood on the ceiling.. Fire alarm hanging from ceiling. Air was in the closet.. noisy as hell. Windows were painted shut. Im not kidding... More 

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Tulare, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Dirty room smelled, should of left then. Air condition controls don't work they have window conditions installed above vanity only went down to 80 very cheap noisy unit.Bed hard linens coarse and smelled, 2 small pillows,blanket didn't fit king bed. Bathroom moldy shower, 2 towels, 1 soap,no mat. Asked for more towels 2nd day "we can wash yours but have... More 

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Modesto, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is what I get by trying to get by cheap. The shower was full of mold. The soap dispenser in the shower did not work. There was sharp metal jutting out from the shower drain which could cause a cut. There was a blood stain on the mattress pad which was able to be seen as the sheets were... More 

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Madera, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Staff outside hotel totally awesome. The guy with Cambodian wife is always working and i can see that the owner will not invest a penny in the property. Hotel still needs cleaning outside and improvements like removing trash, mattresses etc but it appears that they are trying. When restored in 96 this was the gem of Sonora. Needs help!!!!

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Saco, Maine
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The staff are friendly BUT the place is old and very run down which is ok BUT the floor in both bathrooms were disgustingly filthy and dried vomit on the pavement outside the room.Very dirty.Stay somewhere else!

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United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Ok, so The Gold Lodge is one of the cheapest places to stay in Sorona and its really not a terrible choice. The staff is really friendly except for the older lady who seems to be the manager, she stares at the customers and staff with exasperation-but never speaks. The maintenace guy and reception staff are really accomodating-locals with great... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Many of the other reviews here are a bit to harsh, so with this contribution I would like to show another side of The Gold Lodge. The room we got had all the facilities you might need: microwave, fridge, a spacious sink area and cups, phone etc. The motel included a little breakfast and the lady at the front desk... More 

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Southern California
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

From the outside this place looks nice, but don't let that fool you. Our room was old, dark and dirty. The curtains in the back of the room were a lightweight white cotton and about a foot short of the window ledge, so NO light was blocked. We ended up covering the window with an afgan from our car. The... More 

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Sonora, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Omg the WORST hotel I've ever been in. Just plain gross. Filthy, should have realized when at check in they went over a list of costs $10 for a towel etc. I said " you charge for towels, pillows ...?" "Oh no just if you get them real dirty" ugh do NOT stay here oh and only two rooms have... More 

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San Jose, CA
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

What a dump! Rooms are old and run down. No phone in room, no toilet paper, curtains falling off rod, no closet, shower full of mold, windows would not open, air conditioner so loud could not sleep. Dog poop all over back drive way. Bed spread so dirty and smelled. Lots more wrong but this is just a few of... More 

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