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Redwood City, California
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87 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is my second review for the Gold Lodge hotel. When we first visited there were several things wrong but this last time was very different. While the building is still old and seems outdated the rooms have actually been improved. Here are our observations: We stayed at a room with two queen beds that was quite large, it had... More 

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Toledo, OHIO, United States
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

This place is neither Gold nor a Lodge. It is a typical motel. We stayed in a remodeled room which was a mix of old furniture and an attempt at new. The shower was powerful and clean. The hot tub was fenced off with horrible fencing and the pool had empty beer cans and solo cups completely surrounding it. I... More 

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Thank Dave C
Manteca, CA
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67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We opened the room door to find no less than 12 flies buzzing around. We immediately went out and bought a fly swatter. When we got back, we noticed there was a 2 inch gap to outside around the wall mount air conditioner, which we were very glad worked. It took a full 10 seconds holding the handle down on... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I stayed to tie a business trip to a weekend in Yosemite & surrounding area. And while it is what it is: a cheap motor lodge, don't expect much. It's clean. And the staff is perfectly friendly and accommodating. But it's pretty clear who their regular clientele is. Disclaimers everywhere about charges for stolen and damaged property. Cigarette buckets outside... More 

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Thank KevinChess
Madera, California
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94 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We rented 44 rooms here for major events at fairgrounds. There are new beds in most units as well as hardwood floors and flat screen TVs. Improvements in the works. They have the pool fixed and it is very clean. NOW PLEASE..have your helpers haul off trash!!!! The rear units have mountains of garbage out front and it ruins the... More 

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Thank paul b
Los Angeles, California, United States
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Pulled in, late one evening for some shut-eye before heading on to Yosemite. No problem with vacancy: we turned out to be their only guests. It's a pretty typical, rundown, 1950s style motel that doesn't look like it's had a lot of upgrading since its inception. If you're looking for an authentic, backwoods, American road trip experience, right out of... More 

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Galt, California
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145 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The staff was very nice and the motel was clean, but a bit old and run down. The bed was very hard and there was no clock. The TV worked well, but you had to turn the set on manually. The shower floor was very slippery, but the heat lamp was wonderful. We passed on the breakfast because there were... More 

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Province of Bergamo, Italy
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

it's not the place you wanna stay more than one night . Old , poorly equipped , noisy conditioner , unconfortable bed , scarce breakfast and everything pretty dirty . Because it's pretty near to the North Gate of Yosemite the rate of the rooms is high compared to the poor services offered .

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Bethel Island, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Took a quick trip to Sonora with my husband on our motorcycles and ened up deciding last minute to stay the night. We found the gold lodge because it was the cheapest we could find. Being that it was just a spot to sleep.... Ohh man. this is a place you'd see on a scary movie from the 70's. Old,... More 

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Thank Renee-Benoit-1420
San Jose, California
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Probably the worst motel we have ever stayed at. Dirty old rooms. Shower so dirty would not use. Phone did not work, bedding dirty and room was so smelly. The mattress dirty and bed squeaked Curtains falling off rod and would not close. We stayed in the back part and smelled of dog poop..

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Gold Lodge

Address: 480 W Stockton St, Sonora, CA 95370-4807
Location: United States > California > Sonora
Price Range: $78 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — The Gold Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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