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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The older reviews describe a place that no longer exists. The California Valley Motel place has become a rat infested, filthy flop house and residential property run by two men who fit right into the surroundings. Its the only place for miles and you pay cash, so check out the room before paying and be prepared to LEAVE. When we...

Thank Barelykim
El Cerrito, CA
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Unsanitary and filthy! We pulled down the blankets and discovered mouse droppings in the sheets! The manager apologized and said that the room hadn't been occupied in a while. After getting the key s to another room, we checked the bedding immediately. No mouse droppings in that one. However, the bathroom floor had several long hairs on it - we...

Thank rcaz
Reviewed 20 April 2012

and there ain't no town..... I give this place 5 honest stars for coolness. I could give it 5 for weirdness, too. Weird in the best sense of the word. It's in the middle of nowhere, run down, decrepit, with the wind pulling it down and trying to return it to nature. It's kinda like the beginning of a cheap...

11Thank Duke W
Maplewood, NJ
Reviewed 29 July 2010

Stayed a month. Had a great time. Lovely scenery, but isolated. Would go back any time. Proprietor very kind

5Thank msgracekelly1

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Address: 12900 Soda Lake Rd, Santa Margarita, CA 93453-9746
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Santa Margarita
Number of rooms: 20
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  • used soap and dental floss in the sink.
  • Looks abandoned from the outside
  • Used soap in a tub that hadn't been cleaned in weeks
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