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Pioneer Inn & Suites

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24144 Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time here. We were able to checkin a little early. The rooms were clean and ready to go. We were visiting from FL and re-living our family's roots and history. This place is wonderful. Staff and owner are amazing! Pool was quite refreshing and spa was perfect to relax in. Great place for children and they... More 

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Thank Jaime G
Rick L, General Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi Jaime, Thank you so much for sharing with us that you had a great stay. It was so nice to host you and the rest of your family. I can only imagine how exciting it must have been to make a trip down memory lane and it makes me glad we were a part of that trip by being... More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

My husband and I were visiting his grandmother for her 85th birthday in Pioneer. His grandmother booked all the grandkids rooms at the Pioneer Resort. Everything went very smoothly. The rooms were ready early for those arriving early and those arriving late were accommodated as well. The rooms were pleasant and clean. We had a king bed and vaulted ceilings... More 

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Thank teresalharvey
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, My apologies for the belated reply. But I still wanted to drop in a line and say a big thank you for your kind review. Such nice comments from our guests keeps us motivated to do better. It was so very heartening to hear about your husband's grandmother's 85th birthday. Hope you come back and visit her... More 

Dixon, California, United States
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Just spent the night here for the first time in 2 and a half years and really enjoyed the stay. The resort had hit on hard times when last here and soon closed. It has been back open now for nearly 2 years and the property is nearly back to it's pristine old self and our top floor room was... More 

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Thank Kathy H
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback. You are right, the hotel had been hit by the recession and the prolonged drought in California did not help either. The property is now under new ownership and management and we are working hard to make things better for our guests, one thing at a time. Hope you pay... More 

Orangevale, California
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had a very nice, clean room. We were on the top floor and it had a vaulted ceiling which made the room feel very large and comfy. The check in hours are a little late and when we went the person who does check in is also the housekeeper, so we had to go out and find her!

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Thank Kimee70
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback too. You are right, our staff are multi-taskers and they work both at the front-desk and clean rooms too. We are working on changing that and hope to have a full-time resident manager at the property soon. Hope you will be back in the... More 

Pioneer, California
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10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We LIVE here, and didn't realize how lovely this lodge is. Had family come from Texas to stay. The pool area is beautiful, the rooms are spacious and clean with microwaves and fridges. The staff were ALL friendly, and it was VERY affordable. The location is perfect-between San Joaquin County and Lake Tahoe and other attractions as well.

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Thank Susan C
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your review. I have to agree with you - this rustic inn is Amador County's best kept secret. The staff really takes pride in their job and we like to take care of our guests. We are very grateful to wonderful guests like you that encourages us to keep doing a good... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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92 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stopped in here while on The Great American Walkabout. The rooms were spacious and had high ceilings, which made us feel much more comfortable. It is tucked away right off Highway 88, and is a short drive from Jackson, Ca or Lake Tahoe. Its a great place to stay when visiting Tahoe as it is quieter and more affordable.... More 

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Thank walkabout2011
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I have to admit that my response is a little belated. But I still wanted to drop in a line and say thank you for your kind review. You are right, this can be a great stop-over on the drive to Lake Tahoe on scenic California highway 88. Hope you are back in the area some day... More 

Redwood City, California
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was there Sept. 12, 13 2014. I loved this place. It was very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. The pool was excellent and they have a hot tub too. It just had a great feel to it, would definitely come back!!

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2 Thank mae710
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review. And I do need to apologize for the belated response. But I believe to better be late than never. We work hard to keep your rooms clean and keep our guests happy. We really look forward to seeing you again very soon. Best regards, Rick More 

Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I showed up here on Tuesday (Jan. 29th 2013) evening, about 7pm, and the hotel was closed. Sign on both doors say the hotel is closed Monday-Wednesday and if I'd like to book a room I have to go across the street to the bar, and they'll call someone to come book me a room. I have to tell you,... More 

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Thank Clawdee049
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First of all, my apologies for the delay in responding to your comments. I am in total agreement with you - a hotel should not be run that way !! Anyway, things have since changed and the property is under new ownership and management. The property is definitely open for business and hope you give us another... More 

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Sacramento
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Yes, the pool is still out. Judging by reviews it's been out almost a year. From what I've learned, it was a simple fix of just draining the pool, cleaning it, and fixing a filter, but the owner (who is never on site) was very lax about getting it done, and the wonderful manager Heather, couldn't do anything without the... More 

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Thank Alexandra P
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. Yes, everything you wrote is correct and this property has struggled over the last few years. Fortunately, the inn is now under new ownership and management and we are working everyday to make things better and better. The pool and spa are both... More 

Napa, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

I am planning to stay at the lodge (5th year in a row) on 9/3 and 9/4/12 for a golf outing. I was disappointed to find no one on the phones before 1:00pm on Tues, Wed, Thurs. The pool and spa are still shut down (today is 7/12/12). It has been out of service since at least Jan. of 2012.... More 

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Thank Jim S
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I know that's a little too late in the day to respond to your review but I still wanted to reach out to you. This inn has struggled over the years but the good news is that the property is now under new ownership and management. We are working very hard to improve things on all counts.... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pioneer Inn & Suites is a relaxing destination nestled in the Sierra Foothills. Located in the ski area of Pioneer, CA, a midway point between Jackson and Kirkwood Ski Resort, the inn is conveniently located directly off scenic California Highway 88. The Casino at Jackson Rancheria and Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards are within close proximity. Offering guests a casual, peaceful setting, Pioneer Resort Lodge is a great place to stay for a night or a week. We offer the reasonable room rates 7-days a week. The lodge property is a wonderful spot to bird watch, identify native plants, and observe a variety of wildlife - as the Sierra Foothills are teeming with wild animals that frequent the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pioneer Inn & Suites

Address: 24144 Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666
Location: United States > California > Pioneer
Price Range: $78 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pioneer Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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