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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

No real problem with the place. It's clean but the rooms are very small and the amenities are very limited. You get a towel or two and a bar of soap, no shampoo or any extras. The pool seems nice but we never had a chance to use it. If you're looking for a clean cheap place to stay and... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Pro: plenty of free parking, parking for trailers, friendly staff, free cable tv. Bath tub and shower. Short drive to shopping center (Raley's, K Mart, Trader Joe's and several restaurants) Cons: overpriced, older out dated small rooms. 2 adults one queen $250.00 for two nights. Mattress was fair. No coffee maker (coffee in lobby, no closet, no iron...NO FREE WIFI... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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158 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

I usually travel towing a 36' race car trailer, so adequate parking is always a plus. The Motel 6 in Petaluma has half a dozen long, trailer adequate parking areas in the rear with easy access. As with most of the Motel 6 properties I have visited lately, the rooms have all been remodeled, are clean and the people at... More 

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San Francisco, California, USA
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80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Other reviewers are absolutely right when they say "nothing fancy" about this Motel 6 property. We landed at SFO - went to comedy night at Mill Valley's Throck and needed a place to crash at 11pm before daylight heading North on 101 again. This Motel 6 fit the bill for an even hundy+ change. I cannot imagine choosing to stay... More 

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Nothing fancy about this Motel Six, but I knew that checking in. A good place to sleep and shower, but nothing else. No fridge or microwave. Room was clean and front desk was very helpful! The best price I could find around Petaluma. Would stay here again!

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I have never stayed at a Motel 6 before, so I was unprepared for the lack of amenities: no hangers, no drawers, no clock, no Kleenex, no shampoo, no coffee maker, no paper or pen, no soap dish or bar in the bath tub. On the positive side, the property was well-maintained (except for the steps to the second floor),... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I was worried about staying here but I would stay again. The location was convenient and for the most part, it was very quiet. The first night of my stay, I could hear people talking and kids playing right outside my room but this stopped at around 10 pm and no problem on the following night. The hotel did provide... More 

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Solana Beach, CA
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

For $60+ this place seems clean, pleasant enough, safe, and well managed. The WiFi signal is horrible. I didn't get a connection once, despite many, many tries. Manager says it's better on the 2nd floor. The check-in guy was very competent and nice, though the check-in was a bit understaffed.

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Palo Alto, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is my second time here at this hotel and will be my last. My first time was annoying when I arrived they weren't t ready with a room even though I booked already. Second time, I figured I'd get there after five to make sure no excuses with room being ready, well very exhausted from a busy morning, I... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We only spent one night in this motel. It started badly when the manager insisted that everyone staying must have photo ID. Even the photocopy of my passport wasn't acceptable. The room was clean but lacked any way to make coffee. We had a good nights sleep. The stairs up to the room were in poor condition and very slippery... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Motel 6 Petaluma

Address: 1368 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954-1115
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Petaluma
Price Range: $98 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Petaluma 2*
Number of rooms: 121
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“If there is no shampoo and conditioner, coffee maker, blow dryer, or drawers for clothes probably not going to be great.”
 of 5 bubbles 675kimk, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor best for easy in/out - parking near room”
 of 5 bubbles HaljoHal, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There are other places to stay - choose one of their rooms....”
 of 5 bubbles allenb187, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room at rear of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles odessa712, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“For quieter rooms, get the side away from the pool”
 of 5 bubbles janew79, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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