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Fremont, California
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I have stayed at Thunder Valley several times and have always had the same experience - courteous staff, clean and spacious rooms, lots of exciting slot machines, great bands, good restaurants and a wonderful variety of group entertainment. It is like having a "Las Vegas" experience without having to travel that far.

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon SexyGaGa, We thank you for your kind words and are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us here at Thunder Valley. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Best Wishes, Jordan C.

Olivehurst, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We attended the Michael Bolton - Christopher Cross concert. The venue is very clean, lots of staff, and security all professional, courteous, helpful for any of your needs. Parking was difficult at first and would recommend arriving earlier.

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon chiefguard, Thank you for coming to enjoy a night with Michael Bolton and Christopher Cross at Thunder Valley. We are pleased to hear the positive nature of your experience, and appreciate the recommendation of arriving earlier on concert nights for parking. We hope to see you out here for another concert soon! Best Wishes, Jordan C.

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Spent my birthday weekend, and saw a concert there. Outdoor Concert venue is fantastic. We also took advantage of the Vegas style pool with a Cabana service which was top notch and stayed in their hotel. Hotel is always clean and staff very professional. We also took advantage of bottle service at their night club/bar Illusions. If you didn't know...

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon nateW1919, We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us here at Thunder Valley. We thank you for choosing us to spend your birthday with, and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best Wishes, Jordan C.

CA
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I was going to stay at the hotel in June while visiting relatives in the area. As the screenshot shows, if you are a rewards member, you receive 15% off when you book online. The site DOESN'T tell you that your membership isn't active until you arrive at the hotel to prove who you are. How does a person make...

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good morning CabZinlvr, It was a pleasure speaking with you on the phone, and I am pleased that we were able to alleviate the situation to your liking. We look forward to seeing you here in June! Best Regards, Jordan C.

Danville, California
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the resort and went to the spa for some pampering! All staff that we encountered were very friendly and couldn't do enough to make sure our stay was wonderful. Room was really nice with a huge bathtub big enough for two. They have a special bath butler who will come and run special baths at an extra...

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon pikake1, Thank you for your kind words regarding our amenities here at Thunder Valley. We are so pleased to hear that our Team Members were able to make your experience that much more enjoyable, and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Best Wishes, Jordan C.

West Sacramento, California
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

As a president player after played for more 8 hour I went to VIP room to ask for free comp to go eat I meet the host name ( khin) i don't even ask him how much amount I want he already response I can't give you much... So stupid... You will lost my business from now on... Thunder valley...

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good morning tina123lee, Our Vice President of Player Development would like to speak with you in regards to your interaction with one of our Casino Hosts. I have sent a private message to you so that you may provide your contact information for us to reach out to you directly. Best Regards, Jordan C.

San Jose
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I heard about a weekday brunch buffet special at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, so, I decided to try it out. My goal was to eat, drink coffee and read the papers. Getting a coffee refill was difficult and the request seemed to put off the staff. I recommend passing this buffet by. There is no comparison between Vegas buffets and...

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good morning bigbasin, Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your recent experiences at the Buffet here at Thunder Valley. We apologize that the quality of the service and brunch items were below your expectation, and have forwarded the concerns that you have addressed to our Food and Beverage Management team for their review. We hope that...

Lincoln, California
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Compared to reno and Tahoe, this hotel and casino is more than satisfying... Great outdoor set up . pool.. Music venue .. The casino is pretty clean... Lots of restaurants. The buffet is good as well .. Plenty of parking.

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Will G, We thank you for your kind words regarding our amenities offered here at Thunder Valley. We hope that you will join us for our Summer Concert Series, which kicks off June 4th with Tesla and Y&T! Best regards, Jordan C.

Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Though this casino is just off the major artery, highway 80, going west to east from CA, it's not too far off from the freeway. I love the buffet, restaurants and gift shop in the casino, as well as the amount of slot machines that cater to all sorts of budgets. It's one property that I really never won much,...

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Mike M, We thank you for your kind words regarding our property, and look forward to welcoming you again here soon! Best Wishes, Jordan C.

Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I'm new to west coast. Just moved to Reno. Wanted to getaway for a night with a close friend so we made reservations here. Rooms are great! Casino is beautiful! Only one bad thing to say. I was in line at the cage to get money off of credit card. When I got to the front of the line they...

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Jordan C, Manager at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, responded to this review

Good afternoon Joshua C, Thank you for informing us about your interaction with the Cage. We have forwarded it on to the Cage management team, and please accept our sincere apologies, as this is not the expectation we set forth here at Thunder Valley. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay beyond that and we look forward to having...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunder Valley Casino Resort is a AAA Four Diamond award-winning casino and resort located in Lincoln, California, 30 miles east of Sacramento. It is owned by the United Auburn Indian Community and opened in June 2003. Thunder Valley Casino Resort features a 250,000-square-foot Las Vegas-style casino, offering over 2,500 slot and video machines, 100 table games (including Blackjack, Baccarat, California Craps, Mystery Card Roulette, and Pai Gow) and a live Poker Room which accommodates more than 250 players. The casino regularly holds major promotions and special events including drawings, cash prizes, and tournaments. The expansion completed in June 2010 includes a 17-story luxury hotel with 297 rooms, 40 suites, a full amenity Spa, gift shop and boutique. The resort boasts 14 restaurants and bars, as well as Pano Hall, a large banquet and entertainment center with a capacity of up to 900 guests. The outdoor pool offers a tropical setting with cushioned chaise lounges, private cabanas and Coconut Bar. The highly popular Summer Concert Series outdoor amphitheater seats over 5,000 while attracting major headliners. Additionally, Thunder Valley acquired Whitney Oaks Golf Club, a championship 18-hole course just 15 minutes away in Rocklin. Renovation Underway Construction is currently taking place on our expansion and renovation project! In addition to adding 111 new luxury rooms and suites, we are completely renovating all existing 297 rooms. We expect to complete the project by Fall 2017. We're working hard to minimize the noise and intrusion, with most work taking place during non-peak periods and minimal guest interruption. During this time our windows have had an opaque film placed on them to obscure your view so as to protect your privacy as scaffolding has been erected outside your window to complete work on the exterior of the building. For your safety, please use caution when approaching work zones. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding. We're excited to show off our "new look" with upgraded technology, including charging ports and our new Guest-Tek interactive entertainment system. Soon, our guests will enjoy more of an unprecedented luxury resort experience than ever before! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunder Valley Casino Resort

Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
Region: United States > California > Lincoln
Price Range: $228 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thunder Valley Casino Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 297
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Thunder Valley Hotel Lincoln
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“I like to stay in the higher floor, these rooms have less noise.”
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