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Review of Childs Meadow Resort

Childs Meadow Resort
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41500 Highway 36 East, Mill Creek, CA 96061   |  
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Mill Creek
Bakersfield, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

The close location to the S.E. entrance to Lassen National Park was very nice They do take dogs at $10 a dog even for my 6 lb dogs. Felt was a bit expensive for what was provided. $180 for us and the dogs for 2 nights. NO T.V. Internet, telephone, only 2 electric outlets with none in the bathroom. Room was clean and bed comfortable. There is a cafe that offers breakfast and lunch dinner only on Friday and Sat. night. So had to drive about 20 miles RT for dinner. Staff was friendly. Overall "Resort" is a bit of a strech as there is not a swimming pool, spa, tennis etc. If we wanted a friidge, microwave and coffee maker it would be another $10.00 The meadows , and surrounding forest was very lovely. Highway noise loud at times with lots of trucks. We stayed in the Motel

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Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Grass Valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Nice accomodations for a great price. Older but clean rooms, helpful staff, and nice views of the surrounding meadows. Moments away from Lassen Nat'l Park and Lake Almanor. Would recommend to friends and will plan on staying there again.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

This should be taken as it is- an old style resort of motel, cabins and a quaint restaurant.The verandahs of the cabins overlook the surrounding meadows and peaks of nearby Lassan National Park. The owners are helpful and friendly and the rooms were clean- but it is not a new place, but well enough renovated and very reasonably priced.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

We needed a place to sleep and stumbled on this little place across the street from a charming, scenic meadow just outside of Lassen NP in CA. It's not a luxury hotel. It's rustic, and it's a bit of a work in progress. We had a room (king) and it was very clean and the bed was comfortable. Bruce was great about getting us checked in around 9pm and showing us around the place. He made sure the room was in good order. They have a little diner next to the motel...it's very informal, has wireless Internet access and some nice outdoor seating with games and a pleasant view of the meadow. The breakfast was absolutely delicious.

I'd stay there again in a minute...you are less than fifteen minutes outside Lassen, across the road from an active meadow, wake up with hot coffee five minutes outside your door and have the option of eating one of the best breakfasts served in the area, and it's cheap. What a treat!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

I've been bringing an ever-increasing number of folks to Childs Meadow for a three day weekend since 2003. This is not a luxury resort. It's a classic California getaway with a long history on some prime property outside of Lassen National Park. Dottie and Bruce have been a pleasure to work with and they have taken great care of our group of now 50+ folks, including 14 children, through the challenging winter weather that we come up there to enjoy. They always go the extra mile to keep us safe, comfortable and on the road, even when the cabins and cars are buried in this regions copious snowfall.They give us the freedom to congregate and enjoy ourselves like few resorts would. This is a great resort!

  • Stayed February 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

The location is great for hiking in Lassen and the surrounding area. Folks are friendly. But, oh, the accommodations. They have several types of lodging. We stayed in kind of a small caravan-type trailer. Trundle bed. Very small and so cramped with both beds open. Claustrophobic feel. Don't try to shower in there -- use the bath house which has more hot water. Filthy curtains and blinds. Beds were a row of springs, quarter inch plywood on top of that, then a thin mattress. Horrible. Uncomfortable and noisy every time you moved. Road is nearby, so kind of noisy during the day, but quiet at night. Accommodations described as rustic, but I think camping would be cleaner. Not looking for luxury, we're hikers, but we will never stay there again.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2010

My husband and I have camped for many years at Childs Meadows.At our age we like having complete hook-ups,yet we still enjoy the rustic look and feel of camping.Our grand children feel like Childs Meadows is their second home.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Childs Meadow Resort

Address: 41500 Highway 36 East, Mill Creek, CA 96061
Location: United States > California > Mill Creek
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Mill Creek
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Childs Meadow Hotel Mill Creek

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