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“Comfortable and Friendly” 4 of 5 stars
Review of TownePlace Suites Sacramento Cal Expo

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TownePlace Suites Sacramento Cal Expo
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1784 Tribute Road, Sacramento, CA 95815   |  
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Ranked #36 of 84 hotels in Sacramento
Marina del Rey, California
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“Comfortable and Friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

I stayed here for a work related trip and it was a comfortable room with a nice kitchenette that allowed me to eat in for many meals. I slept well, was able to bring my dog along, and they had adequate cardio equipment in the fitness room, so pretty much all the comforts of home. The internet connection was a bit dodgy a couple of the days, but got resolved. The location is close to downtown Sac. but is in a quiet area, which was nice for a quick walk to the nearby Starbucks. The complimentary breakfast was good - not the best- but good for being included with the stay. My only complaint is that it seemed the housekeeping may cut corners in their cleaning, during my 5 day stay, they replenished towels, but no real clean up of the room, a quick vacuum would have been nice. Overall though, it was a nice stay and I would go back again.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Draper, UT
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

I really liked this place. The room, while far from 'deluxe', was comfortable and clean. The A/C worked well, too. Lots of parking for my 20' enclosed trailer, easy access to I-80.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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NorCal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

All aspects of the hotel were fine except the beds. The beds are great if you like a very soft mattress, but if you need a firm mattress they are a bit of a problem. To be clear the mattress don't sag they're just very soft. The hotel says all the mattresses are the same and if so should probably consider adding some which are firm. I've a bit of a back problem and had to roll a bath towel and place it under my waist to keep my back from giving me fits in the morning. The technique worked well for the back but sleep wasn't as comfortable as it could have been.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

Stayed here 8-10 nights per month for about a 2 year period. Really like that the rooms have a full sized fridge, stove, micro, pots and pans, dishes and utencils, toaster, coffee maker ...etc. Like my own little apartment. Costco, REI, Starbucks, Pizza, and Taco Del Mar next door. Arden Mall 10 min. away. Comp. breakfast with cereals, yogurt, breads, eggs, waffles, fresh fruits, cereal bars etc. was a plus. Staff are extra helpful. BBQ area next to the pool was great during the summer. Gets pretty busy during the State Fair, but the view of the fireworks from the parking lot is awesome. Loved staying here, but my company switched hotels on us.

Room Tip: Get a room on the front side of the hotel, as there are trains that pass every now and then.
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  • Stayed December 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TownePlaceSuites011, General Manager at TownePlace Suites Sacramento Cal Expo, responded to this review, November 23, 2011
Thank you for taking the time to comment favorable about your recent stay at the TownePlace Suites Cal-Expo Sacramento. Your feed back is very important to us, we are happy to hear that you had a nice stay with us and I will pass on your comments to our Staff.
We hope to welcome you back to the TownePlace Suites Cal-Expo Sacramento!
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Seattle, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

We happened to be staying at this hotel during the California State Fair (Fairgrounds right next door) and the parking was always a challenge in the evening because of the Fair-goers. The lot is not that big and it's definitely competitive.

The rooms are basic although the studio king room was a bit small. The wing chair was right up next to the bed and there is an odd configuration for the bathroom. The door swings open into the side of the bed. The refrigerator was full size and the kitchenette was well equipped. Due to a mix up, I did spend one night in a studio with 2 queen beds and it was much bigger and there was room to move around. I would recommend in general you request a room on the street side (not parking lot side) of the hotel. We had a number of rooms for our party and the street side rooms were bigger all around.

The hotel did offer a nice continental breakfast spread and if you were early enough (and the carnies weren't there) you could enjoy hard boiled eggs and fresh fruit along with the usual breads, cereal, and yogurt.

I used the washer and dryer and it was fine although one person in our party had her clothes come out with all kinds of stains from the machine. The hotel sent the stuff out for cleaning and everything came out, but be warned - especially if you don't have time to wait and see if they can have them cleaned for you. The pool is awkwardly located in the front parking lot and is very small so if there are a lot of kids or if you want quiet, it's hard to come by. In general the staff was really kind and attempted to be helpful. There was one gentleman at the front desk who didn't seem to know what he was doing, but we usually just waited until someone else came on shift to ask for assistance.

The only real down side to the hotel is we did have some things stolen while we were there by other guests. I think it's partly the transient element of the people who come during the fair. It was partly our fault (we flipped the prop on the door to step out for a minute and came back in less than 5 minutes, but someone came along and took our things).

Another person in our group mentioned having the door propped on the metal lock while waiting for someone else to stop by and some strangers started to come into the room - no knocking - and when they saw someone inside said, "sorry" and quickly walked away.

If you need a hotel with easy freeway access, this is pretty conveniently located, just don't stay here during the California State Fair.

Room Tip: Choose a room on the street side (not parking lot side) of the building.
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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TownePlaceSuites011, General Manager at TownePlace Suites Sacramento Cal Expo, responded to this review, November 23, 2011
Thank you for your review of the TownePlace Suites Cal-Expo Sacramento!
We appreciate that you took the time to provide feedback and I will pass on your comments to our Staff. We rely on you, our guest, to let us know how we are doing and how we can better meet your needs. Your comments have been reviewed by the hotel’s management.

Please accept our sincere apologies, we hope you will continue to use TownePlace Suites as your lodging of choice, and look forward to welcoming you back in an effort to provide you the level of service you expect from TownePlace Suites by Marriott Cal Expo Sacramento.
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

staff was extremly kind and helpful. Rooms were clean and nice. location was right next to cal expo, easy to get to everything.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TownePlaceSuites011, General Manager at TownePlace Suites Sacramento Cal Expo, responded to this review, August 2, 2011
Thank you for your recent correspondence regarding the TownePlace Suites by Marriott. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay.
We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgment of such a positive nature.
It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our staff’s efforts and takes the time to say thank you. Your comments will be shared with our entire staff, as reinforcement to continue their efforts to make the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, a leader in excellence.

Sincerely,

Ruth Martinez
General Manager
TownePlace Suites by Marriott
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011 via mobile

I've stayed at Tribute Rd Courtyard by Marriott many times because it is close the Business 80 and Starbucks. I decided to try Towneplace Suites next to the Courtyard's because it has kitenette in the rooms. However I regretted the decision for the following reasons:
1. The parking spaces are so small so many people ended up taking up two spaces. I had to park at the Courtyard and walk over.
2. The front desk was unmanned for almost 10 minutes with a note stating sorry for the inconvenience, really!?

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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TownePlaceSuites011, General Manager at TownePlace Suites Sacramento Cal Expo, responded to this review, August 2, 2011
Thank you for taking the time to convey your comments regarding your recent experience with the TownePlace Suites by Marriot. Your willingness to share your thoughts with us is genuinely appreciated.

We rely on you, our guest, to let us know how we are doing and how we can better meet your needs. Your comments have been reviewed by the hotel’s management and appropriate action has been taken to ensure a situation of this nature will not be repeated in the future.

Again, please accept our sincere apologies. We hope you will continue to use TownePlace Suites by Marriott as your lodging of choice, and look forward to welcoming you back in an effort to provide you the level of service you expect from TownePlace Suites by Marriott.

Sincerely,

Ruth Martinez
General Manager
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Address: 1784 Tribute Road, Sacramento, CA 95815
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Location: United States > California > Sacramento
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Business Hotel in Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — TownePlace Suites Sacramento Cal Expo 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Real Living! I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the TownePlace Suites Cal Expo, Sacramento CA. The TownePlace Suites is conveniently located to all major destinations of Sacramento, including Sacramento International Airport, Downtown Sacramento, California State Capital, and Old Town Sacramento. We offer 117 spacious suites that come in four different floor plans, ranging from Studio Suites with one queen bed or two queen beds, One Bedroom Suites and Two Bedroom Suites. Each of our hotel suites is uniquely designed for the extended stay travel in mind with fully quipped kitchens and the welcome home feel. We provide a complimentary local shuttle service Monday-Friday,within a 5-mile radius, which would be a great transportation resource for your personnel. There is also 775 sq. ft. of meeting space that can comfortably accommodate 25-30 people as well as catering services available. ... more   less 
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