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Mother Lode Motel

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 30 June 2014

I booked room 16 for 4 nights based on the positive reviews here on Trip Advisor. I'm so glad I did - the Motherlode is a great value. This little gem is on the outskirts of Placerville but nicely positioned for trips to Sacramento and Lake Tahoe. The room was very clean and comfortable. The bedspread seemed a little worn,...

2Thank SoozieKabloozie
Newbury Park
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The motel looks like an old motor inn but I was told the rooms were recently updated. Although the location is a bit out of the main bustle of town it was near a soup kitchen with many homeless people roaming around. The room seemed spare although it did have a small refrigerator and microwave. The toilet was not clean...

2Thank SgtWife
Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This is a nice little motel in GoldCountry. Please do not confuse it with a Hampton Inn or Holiday Inn. This offers basic needs for a very reasonable price. It was quiet, convenient, clean and comfy. The Cable TV selections were fine. Wifi was not the worlds fastest but allowed for basic usasge. If you are looking for a resort-this...

2Thank BuckeyeDDS
Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2014

"Kind of alright in a limited way for an off night". The price was right, and the lady running the place was very nice. Bathroom was redone and nice hot shower, rest of room was older motel "101". Bed was older and could use better and newer linens. But really, a one night stop at a great price, and was...

1Thank Kev K
Minden, Nevada
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This is an OK motel for a single night, but did not suit me for multiple nights. First, there is a need for a visible road sign near the entrance. Coming from the east, I drove by the hotel without seeing it. The only sign was high on the hill way above the motel and not visible coming from the...

Thank raguido
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 March 2014

In town for a Wedding. Owners were nice. It is not a fancy, but an inexpensive place. Close to where we needed to be. Rooms were clean, bed was good. Water in shower nice and hot. Enough towels for the two of us ladies. Ice machine stopped working, so the owner gave us ice.. Only suggestion: Plastic bags for the...

1Thank AuntieJello
Wurzburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Very friendly staff (=owners); nice, clean rooms; inexpensive, too - nothing fancy, but nobody says it is: It is the perfect place for everybody looking for a motel while you're on a roadtrip. Take a dip in the pool, perfect start for your day. Like!

2Thank Kelly P
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Pulled in late, was beyond tired. Owner met me at the open desk, no plastic, no outside window. She was VERY pleasant, cordial, soothing. She said she had two different price schedules, for different size rooms and beds. I opted for the full-size, for $44 before tax, very reasonable, in an area in which Motel 6 charges much more. Paid...

4Thank Abie S
Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 12 November 2013

This is becoming our stop for our yearly Apple Hill and wine country weekend. This time we stayed in the neighboring property. It was newly redone with new carpet and furnishings and was clean as always. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. This was the first time we had our dog with us and it was nice to be...

1Thank kbirds
santa cruz
Reviewed 26 July 2013

i'd like to update the current listing of reviews. We stayed there yesterday, prior to a rafting trip. the owner has definitely made some improvements since the 2010 reviews. The three pillows were nice and there were more than enough towels for the 2 of us. The pool was clean (check out the "do not swim if you have had...

1Thank avissantacruz

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mother Lode Motel

Address: 1940 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667-9001
Region: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range: €60 - €78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mother Lode Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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“This motel is one big fat mistake!”
 of 5 bubbles JoideVivre06, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A bit pricey”
 of 5 bubbles AbieS676, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are like a motel 6, owner is a rip off. Next to freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles sandysQ7127DI, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“None don't stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles jimhO2115XR, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We had the room next to the office and it was not good for parking due to the check in lane squeezed our parking spot kind of tight.”
 of 5 bubbles steveseig, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
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