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Sierra Lodge
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   43175 Sierra Drive, Hwy 198, Three Rivers, CA 93291   |  
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Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Three Rivers
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quaint little place which was ideal for my wife and me who were there to see Sequoia NP.
The rooms were a little dated but clean and the staff was very nice. The views were spectacular and the rates were reasonable. I'd definitely recommend this place!

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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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Ontario, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

older hotel, had a great time staff was very nice , helpful, and knowledgeable about the area, close to the park, room was clean and comfortable, beautiful view from balcony, can't wait for next trip out there

Room Tip: room a was really cute, but had a prob with the plumbing, they moved us to room #1, had a beautiful...
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  • Stayed December 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jerusalem, Israel
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109 reviews 109 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was convenient to the Saquoia National park. That is the only positive thing that can be said about it. The rooms and bathrooms were filthy and when travelling with two babies cleanliness is of the utmost priority, it was as though when the hotel was built that was the last time it was cleaned. Breakfast was a poor excuse of a meal and what was offered was very limited, there where no tables to sit at so it became a juggling act.

  • Stayed October 2014, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This hotel has been one of the worst i have seen during my trip through the us.

The blanket smelled horrible and had an ugly white stain, which I hope was toothpaste, the bathroom was very dirty, too.

On top, the staff was kind of unfriendly in my opinion.
The breakfast was free, but they provided only some cinnamon rolls and doughnuts and orange juice. nothing for kids of people that try to eat healthy. but it was free.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Westfield
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6 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stayed here in mid November. Rates were very cheap. Room were unique, with painted cinder block walls, and slanted wood ceilings. But they were clean and the accommodations were as described. My girlfriend and I like slightly quirky places like this, so we thought this hotel was a great stay. They staff were all very friendly. The showers weren't great, but they got the job done. It's very close to the sequoia national park as well, which is why we were in the area.

  • Stayed November 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bellingen, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My colleague and I stopped off here during a book tour ('Climate change and global policy regimes: towards institutional legitimacy' - thrilling title, eh?). As a researcher in forest policy and management, getting to see General Sherman et al was a lifetime ambition. Shame about the 'fiscal cliff' as most ranger stations were shut, but the trees, if not the forest (over-trampled) were impressive. Sierra lodge was cheap, cute and chintzy, the room 1980s decor, with the inevitable 'deer about to be shot' picture on the wall, plus ancient TV and fridge. Great! Breakfast was pretty basic (not good for gluten intolerants). Highly recommended if you're not fussy and are looking for an American motel experience, next to stunning scenery. Good value for money in my opinion.

Room Tip: Take the rooms on the down side, not the road.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nutley, New Jersey
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28 hotel reviews
Reviews in 158 cities Reviews in 158 cities
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We booked this motel thru a site that requires payment first and then reveals the name of the hotel. The low price provided a clean room with a simple oatmeal/coffee/pastry/juice breakfast;free fast internet and cable tv;and free parking. We stayed two days and our room was cleaned with fresh towels , etc. on the second day. We had a great stay because it was closest to Sequoia National Park.
I read the complaint reviews and I think if a room is dirty, you should complain at the front desk first! If you expect a motel in remote areas to be like chain motels, then you should pay more and stay in a chain....there is at least one in Three Rivers. If you think the rooms were old, you have probably never stayed in a "reasonably priced"hotel in a European city. Travel is an adventure, and I think Sierra Lodge was part of ours.

Room Tip: Walk up Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park.
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  • Stayed November 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sierra Lodge

Address: 43175 Sierra Drive, Hwy 198, Three Rivers, CA 93291
Location: United States > California > Three Rivers
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Three Rivers
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sierra Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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