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San Leandro CA
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2009

My car broke down on thanksgiving and could not make my reservation, they still charged me. It has been my experience that this is soley up to the manager. And the choose to kick me when I'm down PD

Thank pdillon66
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2009

The motel is wonderfully kept up inside and outside. rooms are of older decor but clean and comfy. Would recommend this motel to anyone who is coming through auburn. Rooms can be a little chilly or even a little warm depending on where you are. Office staff will help you to the best of thier ability. The only problem we... More 

Thank wrenchit67
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2008

We had been trying to find a room since Reno but all the chains were booked. We decided to try this place really as a last resort (at 1AM) since with these older places, you just never know what you're going to get. The desk clerk was friendly and quick. We requested non-smoking and received an extremely clean room that... More 

1 Thank MinneapolisTraveler4
San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2008

After seeing the retro signs for the Foothills Motel along Hwy. 80 we decided to give it a try and are glad we did. From the friendly front desk clerk who looked forward to the latest installment of "Bring It On" later that night to the chenille bedspread and the wacky Southwest style pictures hanging on the walls, the place... More 

2 Thank nomadsf128
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2007

The motel is very outdated, the pillow case was not changed and it still had hair from the previous guest. Also, we were charged for a "missing bath towel" that we never saw. The hotel manager said that according to the housekeeping reports there was evidence that a towel was missing. I wonder if the unchanged dirty pillow case was... More 

Thank calalilly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2007

Stayed on a Friday night when we couldn't find a reasonably priced room in Grass Valley or Nevada City. We used the outside spa, visited the bowling alley (but didn't use the coupon), enjoyed the travel literature, maps & weather report. We stayed in one of the 100's rooms, which were upgraded with wi-fi, yet still retained old fashioned, but... More 

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2007

After riding all day on our bikes..we were searching for a campground. Nothing for miles. So, we came upon the FOOTHILLS motel in Auburn. What a great place. The rooms were all very, very clean with up to date decor. The thing I like best was right outside your room was your parking space with each space marked with your... More 

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Las Cruces, NM
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2006

Auburn, CA: Foothills Motel = "Horrible!" Date: August 11, 2006 Reviewer: A TripAdvisor Member, New Mexico, USA We stayed in the non-smoking "wing" of the motel. The motel room was acceptable, albeit a little out-dated. We were chilly as the vents were pouring out cold air in the room. After searching the room, we determined that there were not individual... More 

5 Thank Luna1999
fhmm, Office Manager at Foothills Motel, responded to this review

The Foothills Motel was built in 1954. It was the first motel on what was then Highway 40, & is now Interstate 80. The owners, managers & employees all take pride in this classic motel & we do our very best to make all those who visit us comfortable. We are by no means a "state of the art" motel.... More 

Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2004

Check-in staff, very helpful.Handed some coupon's for use at property.Room decent sized, bed comfortable.As for my bathroom, standup shower, would've liked more room. Sink has older fixtures but they worked fine.For entertainment "complex" has a bar and bowling alley nearby (short walk).Perfect for easy access to/from Interstate 80. Yes, I'd stay again if rates were comparable to other area properties.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the 1950's, this beautifully landscaped, retro motel will take you back in time, yet provide you with today's modern comforts. Continental breakfast, wireless internet (in select rooms), spa, outdoor pool, on-site bowling center, cable w/HBO, complimentary newspaper, pet friendly (in select rooms), close to shops, restaurants & freeway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foothills Motel

Address: 13431 Bowman Road, Auburn, CA 95603
Location: United States > California > Auburn
Price Range: $39 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Foothills Motel Auburn
Foothills Hotel Auburn
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