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Best Western Golden Key

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Orange, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here once before by choice, but this time the arrangements were made for me. The room is clean, the bed is comfortable, but...2 things got me this time (#2 is the worst)...1. I am not a coffee drinker and was glad to see they had 2 tea options available. When I woke in the morning I found that...

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Cindy E, General Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

Dear RicOlsen: I would like to apologize for all the inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We have changed vendors recently and I was not aware that the in room tea was different. I would also prefer a plain black tea like we had before in our rooms. I do thank you for bringing this to my attention. I also...

Escondido, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed a last minute stay within 30 minutes of a family visit (couldn't get reservations in Grass Valley). Price and location were right. Hotel was dated but comfortable. Room was typical of rooms that opened to an outside balcony. Door was not tight so air, light and noise entered that way. Staff was good. Breakfast was what you would expect....

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Jennifer S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

I am glad that you had a comfortable stay with us recently. Thank you for your feedback about the door. I will notify our Maintenance Team. I hope you had a nice time visiting with your family. We hope to see you again!

Avon, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

noisy location, room nice, even if it was a non-smoking room it had that smoky smell when you walked into the room. Don't leave any food laying around otherwise you will have ants walking all over within seconds, depending on the weather. Breakfast was good, nothing special the usual. Friendly staff

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Jennifer S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us. I am sorry to hear that your room smelled like smoke. We certainly take it seriously if someone smokes in one of our non-smoking rooms. We charge $150.00 for the damage and deep clean everything including the walls, ceiling, carpet, mattress and box springs, HV/AC system, etc before selling to anyone else....

Escondido, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older motel, room (king bed) small and clean, fixtures and furnishings have been updated. Faces interstate 80, so road noise is very bad, no sound insulation, big gap under door, large party going on in parking lot behind our room. With good ear plugs and fan going constantly throughout night, could mange some sleep. Wouldn't rate as poor if the...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. I'm sorry to hear that you had a less than stellar stay with us recently. We are located adjacent to I-80, I apologize that this was not up to your satisfaction. I'm sorry to hear that other guests disturbed you. We are not a party motel and do take the issue of noise very seriously...

Phoenix, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms open to the exterior, but this does not diminish from being a great place to stay. Everyone on the staff is very friendly. They really maintain the cleanliness of the rooms, lobby, etc. The breakfast has quality items like Chobani yogurt, fresh fruit, etc. The hotel is right off the freeway and with places to get food within...

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Jennifer S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at our property. The whole Team works ceaselessly to make our Motel the best quality for our guests. Thank you for the breakfast feedback. We added assorted flavors of Chobani Greek yogurt last year. We hope to see you again soon!

Vista, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at first dismayed to see how close to the freeway the hotel was, and I was worried about the noise level at night. Thankfully, we were given a room in the part that was furthest away, and since the back window opened onto a quiet little green space, the noise problem was fixed. The room was basic but...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I'm glad you had a nice stay with us and that your room was quiet. We hope to see you next time you are in Auburn, CA!

San Jose, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When our son went to college, we started finding more reasons to travel. The more we went, the more we started gravitating toward BW. Their hotels always seemed to be nicer and their people always were helpful. The Golden Key is a few miles from my Brother-in-laws house and when we stayed in Auburn, theirs was the first hotel we...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you have found it easy to stay with Best Western locations while traveling. I hope you are a rewards member and are collecting points for each of your stays. I'm glad that we have consistently taken good care of you and your family. See you next time you are in town!

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best places we have stayed at on our road trip. We were welcomed by very friendly staff that couldn't do enough for us. We were offered tea coffee juices and snacks. We checked in and our room was very clean with a very comfortable queen size bed. Lovely shower and had a TV with so...

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed everything about your recent stay with us. We are lucky to have such a phenomenal group of people and that they took good care of you. I hope you had a nice adventure. See you next road trip!

Fremont, California
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stay here repeatedly, it is always clean and the staff is very pleasant and helpful. Always feel welcomed here. Easy access to the freeway, which is a plus, but also can produce some noise. Not enough to be a real problem, but if your a super light sleeper, then maybe it could be a problem.

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! We appreciate that you are a regular guest at our location. I am happy to hear that our Team always treats you well and makes you feel welcomed. We are looking forward to see you again!

San Carlos, CA
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Convenient to freeway, very nice staff, comfortable rooms. Check in was easy, 2 great restaurants close by,5 minutes to Old Town Auburn. Traveling with a friend and appreciated that the room had double sinks and was not part of shower.

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Jennifer B, Front Office Manager at Best Western Golden Key, responded to this review

We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for the nice review. I'm glad to hear that you appreciated the double sinks in the 2-bedded room. I hope you come back soon and check out our cute town!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersBronze level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Golden Key, located in the heart of Auburn, California. Stay at this pet-friendly Auburn, California hotel located near Historic Old Town Auburn, the American River Nature Recreation Area and the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Guests will be close to a variety of outdoor activities including the Raspberry Hill Black Oaks golf course, Turkey Creek golf course, the American River Nature Recreation Area and Squaw Valley Ski Resort. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key features 68 spaciously-appointed guest rooms each complete with a microwave, mini fridge, cable television and high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary continental breakfast featuring freshly made waffles. Additional amenities include an outdoor swimming pool (heated from May-October)and hot tub, a beautiful garden and lawn area perfect for barbeques. Pets are welcome but must be registered with nominal pet fee. This Auburn hotel is close to a variety of area attractions including wine tasting, local museums, the American River, the Empire Mine and Sacramento, the state's capital. Guests will find great white water rafting, horseback riding and biking trails nearby. The BEST WESTERN Golden Key is also close to local events such as antique street fairs, the Mandarin Orange Festival and the Christmas Festival of Lights Parade. For superior customer service and a convenient Auburn, California location make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Golden Key today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Golden Key

Address: 13450 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3238
Region: United States > California > Auburn
Price Range: €83 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Golden Key 2.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Best Western Golden Key Hotel Auburn
Best Western Auburn
Best Western Hotel Auburn
Auburn Best Western
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“Upper level probably best for privacy.”
Charleneki, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Check the coffee/tea options and the heater before you go to bed.”
RicOlsen, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Maybe on back wing if available, and top floor room, stairs only, no elevator.”
cfabbott51, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper, go for the back row.”
coastlinevideo, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room you might get will be quiet.”
Julie505_13, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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