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Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
Phone Number: 916-408-7777
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Thunder Valley Casino Resort is among the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond...

Thunder Valley Casino Resort is among the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort destinations in Northern California. With over 2500 Vegas style slot machines, 110 table games, a fabulous Poker Room with room for 240 players, 14 unique restaurants & bars, headline entertainment, and 300 stunning hotel rooms starting at just $99, this is the luxury resort experience you've always wanted. Live out loud - at Thunder Valley!

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This place is HUGH. It seemed like miles of machines and lights and more... Thought I was in Reno! and so very accommodating. We were there for an outdoor Concert and escaping... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Joan C
Hayward, Wisconsin
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Hayward, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is HUGH. It seemed like miles of machines and lights and more... Thought I was in Reno! and so very accommodating. We were there for an outdoor Concert and escaping inside to flee from the heat was refreshing.

Thank Joan C
Lincoln, California
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8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food average..like the desserts that are normal portions..less waste. The casino is a little shabby lately...and winners are few. They have gotten rid of my favorite slot machines. Miss the Pink Panther, Lord of the Rings and Indiana Jones machines...even if you were losing they were a romp!

Thank TravelsGalore2015
Lincoln, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must go to the casino and spa they have a beautiful pool and hot tub with Cabana's with TVs lots of fun and plenty of food

Thank starchild567
Lincoln, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Casino, Concerts, Hotel and Bars ! Which bar to stop at ? Which place to eat dinner ? Too many choices !

Thank bodieandkitty
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

food variety very good. get a bang for your buck. attentive servers. bread pudding is outstanding. staff is well trained, and very helpful.

Thank Steve F
Scotts Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a few choices to gamble, a huge selection of slot machines and tables. We enjoyed sitting at one of the bars (delicious drinks) and playing video poker. The service was great, very polite bartenders. We left the hotel, looking at the lovely lobby, wanting to come back again soon.

Thank Avandiver
Auburn, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thunder Valley Hotel Casino is an excellent place to stay if you want to get away for a day or two Friendly staff secured places and very clean room

Thank omagraphic
San Jose, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every visit becomes more apparent as to why I stay at Thunder Valley Casino Resort. From an overnight stay to a Spa weekend retreat, the staff overall makes all the difference. That is, the urgency of my overnight stay last August 4th and how it was dealt with simply puts TVCR at the top of my hotel accommodation list. Where... More 

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Newark, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A typical large casino where you deposit your money but a great crab and prime rib buffet on Saturday night.

Thank kr1748
Lincoln, California
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The café prices are reasonable. Food is very good and the service is remarkable. All the help are polite. The food comes hot and there is a lot to eat. I ask for a doggie bag. The steakhouse is the best around. You can celebrate a birthday, or any holiday there. Try it you will like.

Thank Charleek32

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