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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

First of all, I really don't know why other reviews are so bad for this place. We actually found it good. We wanted to visit Lassen on the July 4th long weekend. Because all other properties near the park were booked and this was the only place that was available (thanks to the previous bad reviews), we stayed here. This... More 

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1 Thank Shiv S
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I love the Chester/Lake Almanor area and have been going up there every summer for over 40 years. This is the first time I have stayed at the Seneca Motel. When we go, we are outside all day fishing, hiking, etc. All I am looking for is a place to wash off the dirt at the end of the day,... More 

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2 Thank Kathy S
dayton nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

we have stayed here a couple of times during our trips to Lassen National Park and although it is not the taj mahal we find the motel to be clean, quiet and comfortable. They are pet friendly and have a couple of real nice cats to greet you. The owner has a couple of dogs as well but they were... More 

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2 Thank clavin1
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We stay at Seneca Motel every year for a few GREAT reasons, it's off of the main highway, they have a ton of parking for whatever you need, it is in the middle of the town so you are in walking distance from anything in town and some rooms even have a kitchen.

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3 Thank Lakelovingfamily
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

No other hotels were available in Chester, so we had no other choice than to stay the night at the Seneca. I will admit that it was in an okay location, but that did not make up for the disgusting beds and room we had to stay in. The place smelled like urine, wet dog, old stuff. The carpet was... More 

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4 Thank KentuckyDeb
Chico, California
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2011

This motel is very run down. We requested a room with two people one bed. Said they could only put us in a room with three beds and only charge us for one bed. The room smelled like a gas leak even after we opened the windows. Went back to the office and requested if another room was available and... More 

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3 Thank 2riders
Chicago Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2011

flew into Reno, headed toward Mt. Lassen, and stayed at the Seneca Motel one night before summiting Lassen the next day, and driving on to Mt. Shasta City in June '09. Looks like it's family run, and they had at least two cats. Sweet. The motel is off the highway, so it loses the traffic noise. It is quaint from... More 

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1 Thank joshhikes
Benicia, CA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2010

My boyfriend and his family stay at this hotel when they come up to Chester for opening day of Duck Season. This was my first year going and they thought that I would find it to be lacking quality and shabby but I didn't at all! The room was clean, and everything was in good order. We were in a... More 

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1 Thank wyngrrrl
College Station, Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2010

Nothing's changed to make me disagree with the other reviews. My room was $55 with tax and it should've been much less.

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1 Thank dberthold
Northern Nevada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2009

Absolutely nothing should be saved.....quiet until the people in the room next to yours started talking.....full kitchen but nothing in it to cook in or eat off of, kind of useless. The cat was the only friendly thing there.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

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Address: 545 Martin Way, Chester, CA 96020
Region: United States > California > Plumas County > Chester
Number of rooms: 9
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