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San Rafael, California
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is a retro roadside motel that has been lovingly tended, quiet and peaceful with beautiful gardens and a sparkling pool and spa. Our room (a queen) was larger than expected, with a small patio, as well. Nice amenities: free wifi, a small fridge, microwave and coffee maker--even two small bottles of water! The young proprietors are very friendly and...

Thank KLNason
Oakland, California, United States
Reviewed 26 May 2015

This place is tucked away in Paradise, CA. It is an older motel, but the rooms are large and clean and the setting is comfortably rustic. The receptionist was very friendly and helpful. We had to leave very early and missed the breakfast. Fortunately, there is a Dutch Bros. coffee kiosk nearby.

1Thank Steelrider
Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 8 April 2015

First, it s/b noted that we stayed here 2 weeks ago for 2 days and had a nice time. That being said, this past weekend was very disappointing. On Day one, I noticed that that heater in the shower room did not work (it gets cold here). On Day two around 10pm I noticed that the internet connection was lost,...

2Thank John91354
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We stayed here last year we stayed here on the recamendation of a friend, we weren't dissappointed !! That's why we are headed there again The end room away from the pool area are our favorite! It is very close to Downtown Chico which is very nice! the staff very nice, the rooms are nice and roomy, the office away...

1Thank travelsalot122864
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Found this motel browsing the Internet. It was located on our route north so I took the chance and booked two rooms for one night for the family on our Christmas vacation. Wish I could stay longer. Highly recommend it.

2Thank 204gunnars
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Room dirty and cold ... Very dated. Not very well priced for what it is... Bedding VERY DATED! Towels were thread bear Property not very well maintained and has not been updated in a VERY long time. Person that checked us in was very short and "snippy" when I asked about check out... " if I was over the check...

2Thank Lisa P
Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 17 October 2014

This is an older unit but extemely clean with fresh paint, floors and carpets in a spectacular setting. Totally serene and relaxing with lots of trees and fresh air. Furniture may be a little dated but beds are comfortable and rooms are large and once again very clean.

2Thank walto369
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

3 days into my stay I switched to the ponderosa gardens and was happy I did.... Granted it was packed but very relaxing and peaceful just what I needed for a tough visit..... Pool was beautiful jacuzzi was closed day one but was only due to routine cleaning close to some restaurants a small shopping center and far back off...

1Thank Geoff E
Suisun City, California
Reviewed 22 September 2014

My second time here, my first was about 15 years ago and was every bit as enjoyable as this stay. Set back from the main road in the pines this cozy retreat is uber clean, cute and quiet. The rooms smell good and the grounds are immaculate. Great shower and quaint glass enclosed Florida room for the free breakfast. GREAT...

3Thank Topgum
Minden, NV
Reviewed 7 September 2014

My wife and I have stayed at this property many times. Never been disappointed with staff or accommodations. Rooms have all been nicely furnished and with very comfortable beds. In room coffee and tea is a plus. A continental breakfast is also served in the morning along with a 10% discount to local restaurants at check-in. Grounds are well kept,...

2Thank Steve B

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ponderosa Gardens Motel

Address: 7010 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969-3910
Region: United States > California > Paradise
Price Range: $114 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ponderosa Gardens Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“There are all the very much the same.”
 of 5 bubbles Vexxis, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is not a bad location to the property. All rooms look out to the quad in the middle through its balcony.”
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“Best views and close to a coffee shop in walking distance”
 of 5 bubbles debrahss, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You should call them yourself, you will get a better price then what is on internet sites.”
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“Choose a room with patio overlooking garden and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles biggles51, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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