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Ponderosa Gardens Motel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay here. Quiet location as well away from the road. Our room was spacious and comfortable with a sliding door leading on to a patio overlooking the pool and hot tub. The property is situated in a lovely garden setting. the staff are friendly and a good continental breakfast is provided. wi fi connection was good The... More 

1 Thank biggles51
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

The front desk manager, Sally, was extremely helpful in assisting us in cancelling a Booking.com reservation made in error at the motel. She listened and found a remedy that was much to our satisfaction. We stayed just one night at the Ponderosa Garden and found it to be a jewel of a property. The room was huge and cozy at... More 

1 Thank TOMTucson
Sonoma, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

As a motel, this is an excellent property (don't compare to high end hotel). Very clean and nice property. Set off the road, so very quiet. We stayed in room that is not facing pool, as very sensitive to noise. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Pool is a little small, but nice area and refreshing in 100+heat. Would stay... More 

1 Thank lm837
Placerville, California
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stayed here overnight last Easter weekend. It was recommended by our client for whom we were doing a DJ job Saturday night. This was a very comfortable, cozy spot. It was clean and well stocked... not the newest furniture but clean and in good repair is all I really need. The staff was very sweet and the grounds quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This place was all I hoped it would be and more! I liked it was away from the busy road and the grounds were just lovely. Our room was quite large and a bonus was having a sink both inside and outside the bathroom. We didn't use the pool but enjoyed the patio while we were there. I read an... More 

1 Thank Dsnefn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Last minute we needed a place to stay during Chico state graduation.....and everything is booked and very very expensive. However after the long day and money spent what a beautiful little retreat this was, the room had a balcony with tables and chairs that look out to the pool. Close to pool and it was open late, and boy did... More 

2 Thank Lindsey H
Carmel, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were very happy to find The Ponderosa as we visit family in this area now and then. We stayed in Chico at The Mariott Garden Inn, which we hated, and moved up to Paradise rather than stay at the cement palace on the freeway an extra night. I'm so glad we made the change and will stay at The... More 

1 Thank shayzied
Vacaville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at this fabulous little motel. Service was great , rooms we clean and the grounds were beautiful. Staff were freidly and super helpful. Would definitely stay here again . Funniest sign on the pool ever!!!!

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Newport, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This hotel was nice but aged. This is great if you are wanting to stay in Paradise and not have to travel back and forth to Chico. The owners were great and we really enjoyed the pool while we were there.

1 Thank Lainey C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We had a bungalow room. Room was clean, quiet and comfortable. We got the key to the access gate and utilized the City of Paradise walking trail right behind the motel each morning. Grabbed a quick few items of fruit from the lobby for breakfast. Perfect for our needs and we plan to stay there again when visiting our daughter... More 

1 Thank Patricia D
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ponderosa Gardens Motel

Address: 7010 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969-3910
Location: United States > California > Paradise
Price Range: $121 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ponderosa Gardens Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Ponderosa Gardens Hotel Paradise
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