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“I had rather stay in howard jonson across the street”
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Rocklin Park Hotel
Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Rocklin
Fresno, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“I had rather stay in howard jonson across the street”
Reviewed June 4, 2014

dont know where to start ...i guess i should have read the reviews before booking this Motel..I wish i could give these guys NEGATIVE RATING !! .. there is complete chaos at this Motel...rooms are outdated ..TV is a TUBE TV from the 80`s !! the staff said this used to be the best place in sacramento area and i would believe that if i was here 10 years ago ...NOT ANYMORE ..Beds are old and sheets are all wrinkled and when asked the staff said they do their own laundry so even if they change our sheets its going to be the same ! ( you can not even afford a laundry company ?? ) oh and that is not all..the front desk is responsible for the laundry...even folding !!

oh and i had the same experience with the DIRTY TOWELS :(:(:(..when we went to the front desk to ask for cleaner towels we were told that is all they have unfortunately... All the hotels in the area were sold out so i was stuck here but i donot want this to happen to anyone else so DONOT STAY HERE ON WEEKENDS as that is when their worst side shows ! they are on a downhill road and its going to take a miracle to bring this place up

by the way the outside jacuzzi is still not fixed and they still say it broke yesterday..LOL

oh when i asked for a discount next day morning i was told that their corporate office will decide if i can get any. when i demanded to talk to a manager they said unfortunately she doesnot have the authority to refund

the breakfast was the only good part of the entire experience !

Room Tip: spend your hard earned money some place better
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2014

WORST HOTEL STAY OVER !!

I wish i was not so tired that morning i would have taken pictures of the dirty towels they had in our rooms !! they had black stains on one and red on the other and they expected us to use that..luckily there was a walmart close by and so we went and bought or own towels from there. we were in a room with 2 beds and we were a family of 4 and we had just 2 towels !! when we went to the lobby to ask for more we were handed 2 more dirty towels.When i demanded clean towels the helpless employee said that is all they have got ..I paid $105& tax for that room to get dirty towels ???

i overheard another guest complaining about the same and the employee had nothing in their defense.It seems whoever owns this place does not care about customer service or has never been behind the front desk to face the angry customers . he left his minimum wage employees to handle the situations ! the hot tub is broken indefinitely and when asked when it will be fixed they smiled briefly !! which tells me no time soon

I talked to a manager the next day with my concerns and demanded my refund but they were too busy that day ( they claimed they were sold out and so were all the hotels in the area ) so they took my information ..wonder if thats also going to trash ..just like the property is going to trash

there was weed all over the parking lot and the garden at the back which means they donot want to spend money on landscaping. I am a partner in a landscaping business and so i asked how many times a week they get landscaping done to which the guy said well umm the maintenance guy is the landscaper so whenever he has the time !! WOW !!!! not even a full time/part time landscaper !! this says a lot about the owners of this place ( i am dead sure this is not an american owner if you know what i mean )
(this property has great potential if it was given to good caring hands

oh the TV !!! when was the last time you saw a TUBE TV ?? i just did during my stay at this place..that too a mere 25 inch or so...they claim the receivers are HD and they are planning to buy new flatscreens but looking at the way they run this place my best guess is next 5 years

SO YES IF YOU WANT TO HAVE THIS WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE PLEASE BE READY TO BUY NEW TOWELS OR CARRY YOUR OWN FROM HOME WHILE WATCHING A TUBE TV SITTING IN A COLD JACUZZI PLEASE VISIT ROCKLIN PARK DURING YOUR NEXT VISIT !!

Room Tip: i wish i had some tip for everyone staying here..please stay somewhere else !
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Called 2 weeks in advance and asked for a handicap room, was told that there is only one with a king bed, needed two beds as I was staying with my family for a Relay for Life event and we did not want to stay in separate rooms, wanted to 'team up' PLUS needed to help with my sister who is ably challenged. Nice enough customer service on the phone and checking in (asked three times re: the handicapped room so we wouldn't be left out in the cold) and they reassured me that all rooms would accomodate handicap, just the shower was different (roll into versus not). O.K. as we didn't need roll into shower. Anyhow...got there, the check in person was nice, but the hotel does have that 'abandoned look, and is dirty (carpet is stained and stinky), the walls are dented and scratched, rubber on the floor in the doorway of our room was peeling up! nice feature, especially rolling in with a wheelchair! Bathroom had the sink plug missing, looked straight down into drain - yuk! Two flat pillows each bed. Two measley washclothes and a couple of towels - had to ask for more. Mold in the bathroom on the shower tile, smelled like it too - creepy. The little frig would not get very cold. WORSE - no handicap door entering into hotel (had to hold open for ourselves - though the check in clerk helped upon arrival). AND THEN there was the bathroom - a much needed necessity - could not roll chair up close to commode - NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE - commode seat was broken! YES BROKEN! the bolt holding the seat on was completely off one side so the seat moved as you sat down - NOT safe for helping a handicap person onto and couldn't risk it. My poor mother tried to reach under to fix it as we were in a hurry to use - but to no avail. Went to clerk to ask for an immediate fix and public restroom - bad timing too as we were expected back at function at a certain hour and had to mess with that whole problem. She said they had no maintenance person available to fix. She did offer the King bed handicap room a door down from ours, at no cost, which solved the problem of using the bathroom - we just had to leave our room, go two doors down, and use the bathroom! us non-handicapped persons were able to balance precariously on the stool with the hope we wouldn't topple off (note, my mother is 78, risking a fall in a bathroom was not my idea of a vacation) . But I will say the gal working there had a very pleasant attitude. Oh, the b-fast in the morning was typical cereal, stale bread and bagels, eggs in a warmer, etc. and the gal working there was very nice... I would not recommend this beat up place to anyone. Save your money, go elsewhere.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Menifee, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2014

We travel quite a bit. We always stay in the Roseville area to visit our Granddaughter. This trip we decided to try the Rocklin Park Hotel. The pictures of the Hotel looked like a nice place. When we arrived there was only 1 other car in the parking lot. That should of told us something.! It was in a very secluded location surrounded by trees. When we went to check in we had trouble locating anyone to do this task. We he finally showed up he was very rude. We got to our room it looked adequate so we got settled in for the night. As we walked around the property it was very dirty everywhere. It had an odor to the entire place. The Jacuzzi had so much torn up plaster that it was difficult to sit in it. The pool had not been cleaned for the season "so they say". The complimentary breakfast was a joke! They put out some frozen tater tots and very old cereal. The cooler was leaking water underneath so they had an old towel shoved under it. The best way to describe this location is Broken and Dirty! We had reserved 2 nights but were so disgusted that we went down to cancel the next night. Of course there was no employees to help us only a sign on the desk with a phone number to call. When a man finally showed up I explained to him that we would like to cancel our reservation. He looked up our info and said that was not his problem since we went through Expedia to book the reservation. I proceeded to call Expedia where they happily refunded the next night. When I went back to officially check out we had to look to find an employee. When I told them I was checking out she said the guy already checked you out anyway. The entire stay was a nightmare! The staff was absolutely horrible!! I have never seen such unprofessionalism. I guess the atmosphere at the hotel rubbed off on the staff. I am a businessman and do not have time to ever say much about a good or bad experience in my travels but I was so disappointed that I had to let someone know about this bad experience. Hopefully they sell that location to someone that will actually fix these problems. It has potential

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Sacramento, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 22, 2013

Great front desk staff. Always very nice and very accomodating. The rooms are always clean and the price is very competitive. The location is good, just off of I-80 and the Galleria Mall is just minutes away.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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Fremont, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 30, 2013

For the price I did not expect much and still I was disappointed. You could really tell the staff were just putting in their time and did not care. The facility was looking pretty run down and dirty, stained carpets, poor maintenance in and out of the rooms. Latches, locks, furnishing, even the refrigerators, the freezer in ours was a solid block of ice. The TV’s, were snowy and unclear because of bad cable connections. Both the pool and hot tub were cold, full of leaves and dirt.
The maid either skipped our rooms or took the day off. Yes, our group had multiple rooms.
The only time I felt there was any effort at all, was the lady providing the breakfast service seemed to genuinely care if you had everything you needed.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Stayed here 4 nights. Good location for visiting family between Sacramento and Auburn and touring apple country and a concert in Shingle Springs. Front desk staff and housekeeping staff were wonderful. Very quiet room with beautiful balcony view. Nice complementary breakfast and great hot beverage machine accessible all 24 hours. Pool area and gym looked very inviting, though not used. Has large event center if needed. Comfortable room with microwave and refrigerator. TV was adequate for the time we were in the room. Armoire storage/closet do limit size of tvs, which wasn't really a focus for us. Nice sitting area, desk and balcony areas. Will definitely return.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Rocklin Park Hotel
Address: 5450 China Garden Rd, Rocklin, CA 95677-3234
Location: United States > California > Rocklin
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Rocklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rocklin Park Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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