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Davis, California
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324 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is an older property, but fairly well maintained. I booked a little room they call the "cubicle" and they emphasize that it's only for one person, with one narrow single bed and not a lot of extra room (as one can imagine from the name). Which was fine, since I was traveling solo and just wanted an inexpensive place... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

The El Dorado is a typical old motel. I stayed in a single room and it was extremely small. A bit dingy, but was reasonably priced. I used it as my base for visiting Yosemite National Park and that was a big mistake. I was coming up from Los Angeles and I picked the wrong "gateway" town. In fact, Twain... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is a review of the single bed room, advertised as a room with a twin bed. Ok, I didn't even mind that much that it's the size of a closet. Really... It's eight feet by eight feet. Not the bathroom... The room. But I have travelled in Japan and I'm fine with spaces being small. Theoretically, a small room... More 

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Sacramento, California
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

It is a motel in the middle of the Sierra Nevada. It is simple with comfortable beds and linens. The room was clean and spacious for four people with a good size bathroom. It is a nice place to stay for the night or two. Friendly staff and helpful. Even the housekeeper was very friendly and accommodating. Big flat screen... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015

We visited Yosemite Park and couldn't find anything closer to the park. The drive was way too long from there but we somehow did it twice. Me and my boyfriend spent 2 nights here. Staff was friendly, they even offered to fill up our water bottles in their office/apartment. The room was clean and cozy. Worth it for the low... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

I stayed here for one night, before visiting Railtown and Yosemite. First thing I have say, this was the smallest motel room I've ever stayed in. I had to put my suitcase on the floor to open it, and I had to move it to open the door. The door needed a good shove to close it all the way.... More 

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Hollister, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Same management as the Wildwood Lodge. Very rude and disrespectful. They overcharge because they can. Very greedy, especially if they know you're in a bind. Drive a few miles and you will find other accommodations. Cheaper and much cleaner, newer and more professional. I will never recommend this hotel or the other to anyone. We have had a cabin in... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

The units are old and you can hear your neighbours. Water tasted odd. Other than that the bed was comfortable. Setting outside with the trees is nice. Check in was friendly and she did ring to see if we had settled in OK. For an overnight stop its average. Wouldn't stay here longer than that.

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Vallejo, California
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2014

I 'm giving it only four stars because it's a classic old-timey motel, nothing fancy. But for what it is, it's five stars as far as I'm concerned. I was attracted to it because of the pictures showing it nestled next to the trees, looking so peaceful. And that's exactly how it is. The room was totally clean, the bed... More 

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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2014

This motel is not worth the money. Except for the new TV, its standard is of 1960. It is way too expensive, especially given that real attractions like Yosemite are still far away. Our neighbors at the weekend were loud, even in the night till 3 am. The owners are not very friendly but incompliant. When we asked for a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the charming historic mountain town of Twain Harte. We are surrounded by pine trees, close to hiking and bike trails as well as local lakes, Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, Black Oak Casino and other local attractions. El Dorado Motel is a short walk from the Twain Harte Golf Course and downtown Twain Harte. Clean, comfortable affordable rooms. Many room sizes available including some with a kitchen. All rooms have refrigerators, microwave, cable television, in room coffee, and free Wi-Fi. El Dorado Motel has an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. We are pet friendly. Recently remodeled - under new management. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Dorado Motel

Address: 22675 Black Hawk Drive, Twain Harte, CA 95383
Location: United States > California > Twain Harte
Price Range: $62 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Dorado Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
El Dorado Hotel Twain Harte
Eldorado Hotel Twain Harte
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