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BEST WESTERN Golden Key

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Reviewed December 7, 2015

This is an older Best Western property. We often stay at BW hotels because of the consistency of sleep comfort and the breakfasts are a big plus. This property is right off I-80 and we could hear the traffic very loudly through the bathroom window (it was closed, but single pane). We resolved this by closing the bathroom door (then...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you were not satisfied by the number of T.V. channels provided. Without notice, our provider dropped about 20 channels overnight. I am sorry for the inconvenience. The owner is considering changing providers. I am also sorry to hear you were disappointed with our breakfast selections. It sounds like you were expecting the hot breakfast...

Salt Lake City, United States
Reviewed December 6, 2015

Breakfast was good, nothing cooked but reasonable selection of food - boiled eggs, waffles, yogurt, cold cereal, breads. The room was good for the price. Very clean. Staff was friendly. Bed and pillows were comfortable. Typical motel with heater cycling and due to proximity to freeway, some road noise. That said, proximity to freeway was very convenient.

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you were pleased with the value for price paid, Breakfast selections, comfort of the bed, cleanliness of the room and quality of our team. We hope to see you next time!

Fremont, California
Reviewed November 28, 2015

This hotel is centrally located, on and off to the freeway. Nice exterior and very room, which is most important. The staff is very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast area, like most places is a bit crowded at times, but still enjoy that you can grab something to eat to start your day. Overall very nice hotel and the staff...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! We are lucky to have such a great team and I am happy to hear they provided you with superior customer service. We hope to see you next time you are in Auburn, CA.

Pahrump, Nevada
Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this location on our trip and we were very pleased , it is pet friendly , it had a smoking room available, the room was very clean , and comfortable. The beds were very comfortable - we had a king size bed , and we slept great and woke up feeling refreshed ! The free breakfast is...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you and your pet had a great stay with us! I’m glad that you both slept great and felt refreshed in the morning. We will see you on your next trip!

Gardnerville, United States
Reviewed November 24, 2015

Stay was great! Enjoyed the time we were there. The breakfast was fun because we met many other Guests that enjoyed their stay too. The setting of the location is perfect. Walking distance to restaurants and businesses near by.

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! I am happy to hear you and other guests had nice conversations during breakfast. We hope to see you soon.

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed November 22, 2015

Almost everything about our room was positive -- comfortable bed, furniture, etc. -- except the sink drained very slowly and the heater was noisy and woke us up when it came on. But we would stay there again and have many times in the past.

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

I am glad that you had a great stay. I am sorry that your sink drained slowly and the heater was noisy. I will follow up with our Maintenance Team. We hope to see you soon.

Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed November 14, 2015

This was our first time to stay at this particular Best Western and it was a quiet, comfortable and clean motel. We did not take the time to use the heated pool and lovely spa, but did check the water temperatures and facilities. Very clean and nice. The breakfast room was large and pleasant. The blueberry waffles were a treat....

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have recently added a second flavor to our waffle selection. We have had fantastic guest feedback about this addition. We will be rotating our special flavors and have already tried blueberry, pumpkin and cinnamon.

Las Vegas, NM, United States
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Beautiful setting for an extremely neatly laid out and clean hotel. I would recommend the Golden Key to anyone needing lodging in Auburn, though a short hike from tourist attractions. Nice deep end in the pool. Great breakfast in the morning. Friendly staff.

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! I am happy to hear that you had a great stay. See you soon!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed November 2, 2015

The usual dependable, functional quality expected at a Best Western. The room was clean and comfortable. It is an older property but well maintained. Very convenient location just off I-80. Three or so minutes from historic, downtown Auburn with its bars, restaurants and gold mining history. Just down the block from the famous Ikeda's snack bar, fruit and food stand,...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you had a comfortable stay with us. We are centrally located to many great local eateries and small businesses. I am glad you had the opportunity to explore our town.

Pacific Grove, United States
Reviewed October 29, 2015

This was the best Best Western we've ever stayed in. Clean, attractive, quiet and comfortable. No stuffy, noisy air system--easy to use, keeps the air fresh. Best Western bathrooms are always cold, but not this one. When we asked for a quiet room, they gave us the top back corner. Highly recommended.

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Key, responded to this review

The best Best Western? Wow! What a compliment! Thank you for the kudos. We do our best to honor guest requests and I am glad that we were able to give you a well suited to your preference.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Golden Key, located in the heart of Auburn, California. Stay at this pet-friendly Auburn, California hotel located near Historic Old Town Auburn, the American River Nature Recreation Area and the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Guests will be close to a variety of outdoor activities including the Raspberry Hill Black Oaks golf course, Turkey Creek golf course, the American River Nature Recreation Area and Squaw Valley Ski Resort. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key features 68 spaciously-appointed guest rooms each complete with a microwave, mini fridge, cable television and high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary continental breakfast featuring freshly made waffles. Additional amenities include an outdoor swimming pool (heated from May-October)and hot tub, a beautiful garden and lawn area perfect for barbeques. Pets are welcome but must be registered with nominal pet fee. This Auburn hotel is close to a variety of area attractions including wine tasting, local museums, the American River, the Empire Mine and Sacramento, the state's capital. Guests will find great white water rafting, horseback riding and biking trails nearby. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key is also close to local events such as antique street fairs, the Mandarin Orange Festival and the Christmas Festival of Lights Parade. For superior customer service and a convenient Auburn, California location make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Golden Key today! ... more   less 

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Address: 13450 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3238
Location: United States > California > Auburn
Price Range: $90 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Golden Key 2.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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Best Western Golden Key Hotel Auburn
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“book room if furthest rear bldg. for quiet stay”
 of 5 bubbles williamg764, Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
“The road is very loud, but just leave the fan going and you won't hear it.”
 of 5 bubbles amygirlthree, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a room at the back since this hotel is right off Hwy 80. We heard no hwy noise at the back”
 of 5 bubbles Aworld2explor, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“we stayed on first floor, behind lawn area”
 of 5 bubbles RhondaO30, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms farthest away from the highway are nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles RiverDays, May 9, 2016 | Read review
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