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Shimla, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bars are really clean and staff is friendly. I really love the Illusions bar, which has great happy hour. I mainly stayed in the casino. They have a great selection of games and different slots, including a non-smoking section. The buffet is very nice and has many choices.

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

Good afternoon ND0777, We thank you for your kind words regarding our Illusions Bar, and look forward to welcoming you again here soon to enjoy yourself. Best wishes, Jordan C.

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Construction tarps/scaffolding was so loud during storm that we couldnt sleep. Sounded like we were on a train. After tossing and turning we left at 6am. Front desk said it would be that way until fall. Luckily the room was complimentary but still ruined my only day off.

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

Good afternoon gerald605, We are sorry to hear that the recent storm caused our exterior covering to make your stay with us not an enjoyable one. While we expect the renovations to be completed in fall of this year, we trust that the noise of the covering will not be an area of concern upon your next visit. We hope...

American Canyon, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love staying at Thunder Valley Casino... everything is great from the valet, front desk, housekeeping, the casinos staff, dining .... and the free entertainment from Friday to Saturday!!! Live music on Friday and Saturday

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

Good morning Janet D, We thank you for your kind words regarding our amenities at Thunder Valley. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Best wishes, Jordan C.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 3 daughters for the Birthdays (Our girls get away)! We had great meals at the Red Lantern and the Cafe! I do not recommend the Steak house because last year we had a terrible waiter and very over priced tough steaks, so I will not go back there. However I do like their Appetizer Bar from 4...

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

Good afternoon renkogold, We thank you for choosing Thunder Valley as the destination for your girls get away! We truly appreciated welcoming you, and were pleased to hear that the room was to your liking. We are sorry to hear that your experiences last year made a negative lasting impression, and hope that you will give High Steaks another chance,...

Reviewed 10 February 2017

Beautiful large room with a deep soaking tub. Fun Slots. Gift shop could have stocked some books or magazines. Delicious food, especially the Red Lantern...wish they were open for lunch during the week. Easy to drive to from north state. Try it, you'll love it!

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

Good morning patriciaa280, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Thunder Valley, and that dinner at Red Lantern was enjoyable. We have also passed along your suggestion of carrying books and magazines in the Gift Shop to their Manager for their review and consideration. We look forward to welcoming you again here...

Milpitas, California
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Very nice rooms at a very fair prices. I really like the casino as well, very nice host and the service was very good. I was also impressed with the dinner at the steak house it was excellent. The room service for breakfast was also very good.

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

Good morning RJG56, Thank you for your kind words regarding High Steaks Steakhouse, as well as Thunder Valley as a whole. We are so pleased to hear that our Team Member's were able to make your stay an enjoyable one, and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Best wishes, Jordan C.

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Have always been treated great and just love the Chinese Restaurant! Whole Peking Duck is out of this world. Sit in front of the fire, it's a nice atmosphere!! Casino is always clean and maintained, and I feel safe in parking lot.

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

Good morning Nancy N, We thank you for your kind words regarding Red Lantern. We have passed them along to their Management Team, and we look forward to welcoming you here again soon for some more Peking duck! Best wishes, Jordan C.

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Beautiful rooms, friendly staff, awesome casino and food and drinks! What else do you need? This is truly an amazing place that offers an amazing experience. The price with your rewards card isn't that bad especially for the experience you get. So take a day and come to Thunder to pamper yourself!

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

Good morning Sharae707, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us here at Thunder Valley! We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you again soon. Best Wishes, Jordan C.

Vallejo
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Best part of the stay was enjoying the hotel room. The rooms are the best in luxury among other tribal casino hotel rooms. We really enjoyed staying here because of the rooms. The other thing is the Resort buffet. The buffet had a wide variety of international food. At night, the gaming room was just booming with a full crowd...

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

Good morning Mannypic, Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed staying in the hotel. Our Engineering team is continuously working to improve our ventilation system inside the casino, and appreciate guests such as yourself letting us know areas where we can improve. We are so pleased to hear that the buffet was to your liking as well,...

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Excellent room and restaurant services provided by professional employees. Got a room in the newest section, that bed mattress is the bomb! If you are celebrating your wedding anniversary at the casino resort, request special room service like rose petals on bed and champagne and chocolates. Very easy to make room and restaurants reservations at the time you are requesting...

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

Good morning hooipo, We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your visit with us here at Thunder Valley! We thank you for your kind words regarding our Team Members in Guest Services, and will be passing them along to their Manager. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future, Jordan C.

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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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • 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: $276 - $746 (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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“Rooms are very nice, but if you can afford the Provence suite I would definitely recommend it.”
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 of 5 bubbles 610fabiolam, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible choose a room on the higher floors...13 and up. The beds tend to be less slept on and more comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles jacquelines768, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in contact with hotel if you plan to arrive late. Upper floors are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles bije484, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They are all very comfortable, spacious and well maintained.”
 of 5 bubbles mptrsn, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the casino are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles amysA973II, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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