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Colfax Motor Lodge

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
  • 28 Nov. 2016
    “Clean, reasonable, friendly but noisy.”
  • 25 Jul. 2016
    “ Basic, but charming place to stop over for the night.”
550 S Auburn St, Colfax, CA 95713-9038 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Room Service
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Unplanned stay since I80 eastbound was closed due to snow. Easy, friendly check in. Large, spacious room ice cold. The base board heater soon warmed up room. Very clean and comfy. We are non smokers but smokers sat out front puffing away, so each time...More

Date of stay: November 2016
2  Thank Bark M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Living in Nevada, I went to a concert at thunder Valley Casino and wanted to spend the night somewhere in this side of Sacramento so I could get an early headstart back to Nevada in the morning. And I wanted someplace inexpensive, but clean. This...More

Date of stay: June 2016
2  Thank bonnie_blocstar
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We came here after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and it really is a great motel. The room was very clean with tv, coffee, wi-fi etc as you'd expect. Nothing looked old or shabby. I only gave it 4 stars not 5 because you can...More

Date of stay: October 2015
7  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Needed a room in town. We expected not a lot, but the room exceeded the expectation for a lodging spot on a budget search. We got a nice and clean three queen-size bedroom. It's across the street from pizza spot and a fast food restaurant...More

Date of stay: September 2015
5  Thank Afrosky
Reviewed 6 November 2014

I needed to spend a night at the Colfax Motor Lodge recently. Tiny little roadside motel just off Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Reno. My room had a king bed - very comfortable. I was worried about the noise from the freeway and there was...More

Date of stay: October 2014
3  Thank 489rickl
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Quaint, friendly, clean establishment. Recently renovated rooms, each one unique. Restaurants, fast food, coffee shops and grocery store within steps. Historic rail town, antique shops, ski resorts, More Rollins Lake, boating, fishing, hiking and biking trails, golf, river rafting and more within minutes. In-room refrigerator, coffee pot, TV. Free cable and wireless internet. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Colfax Motor Hotel Colfax
United States > California > Placer County > Colfax
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Also Known As
Colfax Motor Hotel Colfax
United States > California > Placer County > Colfax
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22 February 2017|
Response from Bark M | Reviewed this property |
No idea as for Amtrak -- google maps is your friend, sry. IIRC we paid about $90 for the night. Well worth it considering 80 was closed and it was heavy downpour raining.
Room Tips
"All rooms next to freeway."
19 Aug. 2014
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"If you are a light sleeper, bring some ear plugs to block the sound of passing "18 wheelers" on..."
14 Nov. 2012
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"Only stayed in room 19."
31 Oct. 2011
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"Just close the bathroom door.:)"
8 Jun. 2011
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