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Rodeway Inn

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1001 Motel Drive, Merced, CA 95340 (Formerly Sandpiper Lodge)
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near Milwaukee, WI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just passing through on our way to Yosemite, and this place was a good spot for an overnight stay. It's close to the highway, clean, with a decent breakfast in a very small area. Not a memorable stay, but would definitely stop again.

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it because we were on a budget this past weekend, but really, really wanted to go to Yosemite National Park and needed somewhere in the vicinity of Yosemite to stay that was cheap. With a 2-year-old, I'm not quite ready for tent camping, so we wanted a hotel room. For $80/night (this was a Friday and a Saturday,... More 

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. Thank you for mentioning that room was clean and our friendly staff was very helpful. Yes, we just put a new pillows last week; however, we removed flat pillows from room because customers were not happy about it. We appreciate your business. We... More 

Bicester, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Stayed on 07/06/16 – 09/06/16 - Rodeway Inn, 1001 Motel Drive, Merced, CA 95340 Two couples were travelling together undertaking an epic road-trip covering Nevada, Arizona and California over a three week period – day 16 & 17. We chose this budget hotel in Merced as it was the closest we could get to visit Yosemite the next day; this... More 

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. We appreciate your business. Thank You ! More 

Los Angeles, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is definitely in need of updating room decor, but everything was clean. Service excellent, staff very helpful. Did not use pool but it looked clean. Our room had 3 queen beds, perfect for us. Did not go to breakfast, was told it was very simple.

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. Thank you for mentioning that room was clean and friendly, helpful staff. We appreciate your business. Thank You ! More 

Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I relocated to Merced from Southern California and needed to stay at the Rodeway Inn for several weeks. My room was always exceptionally clean and the customer service from Manny and the family was amazing. If you are stopping by or staying here in Merced, the Rodeway is an exceptional choice for you and/or your family.

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. First of all, welcome to city of Merced - Gateway of Yosemite! Thank you for mentioning that room was clean and friendly staff with good customer service. We appreciate your business. Thank You ! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I do a lot of business travel, and have been coming to this motel for a few years. Staff (especially the manager, Manny) are always friendly, efficient, responsive. The clientele are not noisy/rowdy (unlike my experience at what used to be the Comfort Inn in Merced), and staff keep a close eye on the property to make sure bad elements... More 

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. Thank you for mentioning that room with good internet and friendly staff. We appreciate your business. We hope to see you soon in near future if you are in Merced. Thank You ! More 

Port Orchard, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Our room was VERY dated. There was a crack in the tiled bathroom floor, no stopper in the rusty sink, shower door was hard to open and close, shower floor had "give" to it, a towel bar was not level (how hard would that be to fix??), There were nicks in the walls, I'm sure the bathroom counter and fixtures... More 

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. Yes we do have old tiles in the bathroom area. Thank you for bringing it to our attention that you had issue with shower door opening and closing, we have already looked into it and working towards fixing the issue in that room... More 

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Being a Choice member I have stayed in rodeway inns in several states. This is definitely one of the cleanest . Property has very good internet and cable TV. Bed was comfortable motel grounds were clean Manny was friendly and accomadating

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. Thank you for mentioning that room was clean with good internet and cable tv. We appreciate your business. We hope to see you soon in near future if you are in Merced. Thank You ! More 

Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

The outside is nice and kept up. The rooms are very dated, but they are clean. Everything in the room worked, except the freezer didn't keep things frozen. It did keep them very cold, just not frozen. I stayed here while waiting to buy a new home. They allow pets which is great! They are also in an okay neighborhood.... More 

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. Sorry to hear that you had trouble with freezer in the room refrigerator. We appreciate your business. We hope to see you soon in near future if you are in Merced. Thank You ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Manny and his family are very friendly and accommodating.I feel very safe here Manny does an excellent job with security.Rooms are very clean. We dont have a permanent home so this is the hotel we come to all the time - they have made us feel very comfortable and makes it feel like home.I highly recommend this hotel to anyone... More 

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Manny S, General Manager at Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write about your experience at Rodeway Inn - Merced. We appreciate your business. We hope to see you more often at the hotel since you are in Merced all the time. Thank you ! More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near Highway 99, this hotel is just 3 miles from Merced County Fairgrounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rodeway Inn

Address: 1001 Motel Drive, Merced, CA 95340 (Formerly Sandpiper Lodge)
Location: United States > California > Merced
Price Range: $59 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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