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Cannes, France
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I pre-payed through Expedia, never even checked in, and was denied a credit by the owner. She didn't like smokers. She even told me that she preferred I didn't stay the night (she has my money) after I told her that I was uncomfortable wondering out into the night to the middle of the parking lot to smoke. I am... More 

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Thank JoideVivre06
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I booked this hotel for an employee and was harassed by the front desk to pay a smoking fee even though I didn't sign any kind of agreement or put a card up for incidentals. Two weeks later I have a $600 charge on my card when I already paid for the room in full!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This place reminded me of trips in my childhood. Simple, a little dated but very clean. The room had a microwave and refrigerator as well as cable tv. Plenty of nice towels and clean bathroom. It is close to the highway and easy to find..tucked up in the pines and very quiet. Nice pool, pretty garden and...the price is right.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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77 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Been about 2 1/2 years since my last visit and I was not happy. Price for a Saturday night was $92. Yes, weekends are always more expensive, but this is not a property sitting on Main Street with great eating nearby. Still, the owner walked me to my room, then said she had a better one for me, went back... More 

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Williams, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I made a 3 day reservation with a pay at the time of check in. When I arrived I told the woman owner that I would only be staying for 2 days, she said that I can not change because I made the reservation through a website. I said that other motels changed, she then said if she changed it... More 

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Walkerton, Canada
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62 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Perhaps it was the lesser of two evils, looked at this place and another in town on tripadvisor. Picked this one as it offered a queen bed... OK, for $87 I expected a larger room, this was truly the smallest room I have been in. Then there was the tap in the bathtub. it didn't drip, it really dripped, all... More 

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Thank Edward A
1 review
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I flew in from Chicago, drove to the hotel and we're FREAKED OUT!! It was disgusting and run down. There was a shady looking person in the lobby and we didn't even go into the office. We drove to another hotel and immediately called Expedia to cancel our reservation. We were told they would charge us 100%... More 

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Galt, California
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156 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The owners were somewhat friendly but didn't fix the TV that didn't work. The room was okay and clean but nothing special. The location was not in the best part of town. Free breakfast was advertised in the Hotels.com ad,but I saw no sign of it and the owners didn't tell us about ti.

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Thank weyesowl
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Made travel plans two weeks prior, had reservations at this hotel. Unfortunately had multiple car issues and had to change the reservation. I called the hotel and spoke with a young lady and told her we would be a day late, she said "no problem". With the continued car issues, I got a bit distracted and didn't call until 1030pm... More 

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Harrogate
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Apologies for the delay in submitting this review (stayed October 2015) but I just felt I should let everyone know what an amazing stay my wife and I had here. On the spur of the moment whilst touring California, my wife booked this motel as panning for gold has always been on my bucket list, and this is the area... More 

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Thank HarrogateRoughRider

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mother Lode Motel

Address: 1940 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667-9001
Region: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range: $89 - $137 (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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