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“Like Home, ONLY BETTER” 5 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN Golden Key
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   13450 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603   |  
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Auburn
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Reno, Nevada
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Like Home, ONLY BETTER”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The GOLD KEY hotel has always been a comfortable place to stay, all the staff work overtime to make sure everything works smooth and the rooms are quite and very clean.The pool and hot tub are a plus and the close dinning establishments are great. My son and I like their PUTTING GREEN. We have stayed at the GOLD KEY for over TEN YEARS and never had a bad time.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Lynn L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review, November 19, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am so glad to see you were pleased with my staff and enjoyed our putting green. We appreciate your long term loyalty and look forward to your return.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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sunnyvale, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Very clean and quite. ideal for families - we stayed in a room with our 3 small boys (6, 3 and 1) and it was great. only minor down side was a small dining room so we had to wait for a table for breakfast

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Rock Springs, Wyoming, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I have stayed in many hotels and motels. By far, Golden Key Best Western has been home away from home. Very comfortable, clean, friendly and professional. We will continue to stay at Best Western if available wherever we travel now that we are retired. I would like to thank Best Western Golden Key in Auburn California for their provisions of comfort.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Arrived after midnight, check in was smooth. Slept well both nights but would expect a little noise next to freeway. Standard BW breakfast in a clean room. Auburn has several really nice breakfast places a short drive away. Will certainly return on my next trip to Auburn.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lynn L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review, October 23, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to complete one of these surveys about your stay with us. We enjoy hearing that our staff was very friendly and professional. We are very lucky to be located so close to so many stores and restaurants and I am happy to hear you were able to take advantage of that. We look forward to your return next time you come to Auburn.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This Best Western was old school looking in appearance but it was very clean and comfortable and had many restaurants and stores within walking distance. The pool was clean and the breakfast area was very clean and accomodating.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The hotel is not much to look at, although it was clean and the pool area was nice. But the people who work here are wonderful. They are friendly, helpful, and polite. Qualities that are uncommon these days. It was a great experience and I would definitely come back the next time I'm in the area.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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No. CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This was OK for a quick sleep over but the street noise was high for me. It's an older building but upgraded and kept clean. Standard BW free breakfast. It's a bit far from downtown Auburn and not in a nice area of town. If you called early they might put you in the back building which should be quieter. They said they were booked up but I checked in early and there weren't many cars around.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Lynn L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review, October 9, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to complete one of our surveys when you stayed with us last. We do have double pane glass on the front windows of our rooms. We have been considering replacing the bathroom windows with double pane to cut down on the traffic noise. The rear building you are referring to is our Double Queen Rooms. Since they are in higher demand they have the higher rate and are the most popular of our room types. When we are sold out, the reservations for the guests are guaranteed until 7 am the next morning with a credit card to hold the room. It is hard to estimate how full we are by the cars in the parking lot when checking in early as the majority of our guests check in between 3-8 pm. I am sorry that we were not able to honor your room preference. We try our best to accommodate all room requests.
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Address: 13450 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
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Location: United States > California > Auburn
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Auburn
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Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Golden Key 2*
Number of rooms: 68
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay at this pet-friendly Auburn, California hotel located near Historic Old Town Auburn, the American River Nature Recreation Area and the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Golden Key, located in the heart of Auburn, California. Guests will be close to a variety of outdoor activities including the Raspberry Hill Black Oaks golf course, Turkey Creek golf course, the American River Nature Recreation Area and Squaw Valley Ski Resort. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key features 68 spaciously-appointed guest rooms each complete with a microwave, refrigerator, cable television and high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary continental breakfast featuring freshly made waffles. Additional amenities include a year round heated swimming pool and hot tub, a beautiful garden and lawn area perfect for barbeques, a putting green and meeting facilities. Pets are welcome. This Auburn hotel is close to a variety of area attractions including wine tasting, local museums, the American River, the Empire Mine and Sacramento, the state's capital. Guests will find great white water rafting, horseback riding and biking trails nearby. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key is also close to local events such as antique street fairs, the Mandarin Orange Festival and the Christmas Festival of Lights Parade. For superior customer service and a convenient Auburn, California location make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Golden Key today! ... more   less 
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