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Saco, Maine
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The staff are friendly BUT the place is old and very run down which is ok BUT the floor in both bathrooms were disgustingly filthy and dried vomit on the pavement outside the room.Very dirty.Stay somewhere else!

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1Thank Anne N
United States
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Ok, so The Gold Lodge is one of the cheapest places to stay in Sorona and its really not a terrible choice. The staff is really friendly except for the older lady who seems to be the manager, she stares at the customers and staff with exasperation-but never speaks. The maintenace guy and reception staff are really accomodating-locals with great...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Many of the other reviews here are a bit to harsh, so with this contribution I would like to show another side of The Gold Lodge. The room we got had all the facilities you might need: microwave, fridge, a spacious sink area and cups, phone etc. The motel included a little breakfast and the lady at the front desk...

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1Thank Panicpie
Southern California
Reviewed 15 October 2013

From the outside this place looks nice, but don't let that fool you. Our room was old, dark and dirty. The curtains in the back of the room were a lightweight white cotton and about a foot short of the window ledge, so NO light was blocked. We ended up covering the window with an afgan from our car. The...

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Sonora, California
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Omg the WORST hotel I've ever been in. Just plain gross. Filthy, should have realized when at check in they went over a list of costs $10 for a towel etc. I said " you charge for towels, pillows ...?" "Oh no just if you get them real dirty" ugh do NOT stay here oh and only two rooms have...

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1Thank Quiltyj A
San Jose, CA
Reviewed 11 September 2013

What a dump! Rooms are old and run down. No phone in room, no toilet paper, curtains falling off rod, no closet, shower full of mold, windows would not open, air conditioner so loud could not sleep. Dog poop all over back drive way. Bed spread so dirty and smelled. Lots more wrong but this is just a few of...

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2Thank Dink
Reviewed 5 September 2013

To sleep its ok, air con very noisey and old, questionable effectivness. Bed was hard, suits me but not the wife. TV worked fine. Advertised wifi was non existent. Fridge freezer and microwave in the room, fridge not switched on though, so wouldn't be much good for a few hours or more. No towels for the shower. Get up early...

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1Thank Numbutt2004
Benson, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This was a very bad experience. The bed didn't fit right on the frame so it sagged to the floor in the middle. It was VERY uncomfortable. The wi fi didn't work. they give you a code for it but then when you tell them you can get a connection they just say they don't have a good signal. The...

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1Thank ckmhoward
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

Unless you want to feel like life hasn't moved on since the 1950's don't stay here. The room was dirty and very outdated. The fridge was broken, t,here was a hole in the carpet, and we had to ask for pillow cases. On the positive side, the beds were comfortable and clean. There was air conditioning - an old very...

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1Thank Samantha J
Madera, California
Reviewed 26 May 2013

So there is a new guy doing maintainence. Has his girlfriend also working, she is cambodian, speaks little English but she is working very hard. He is also on the go. Pool is filled but still under repair. They still are in need of more help, would be nice to see the place return like it was 8 years ago....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Gold Lodge

Address: 480 West Stockton Street, Sonora, CA 95370
Region: United States > California > Sonora
Price Range: $91 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Gold Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Find a room near the reception for good wifi. Beware of the small dog belonging to the staff, it looks small, but isn't friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles timn582, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Two queens”
 of 5 bubbles matzliachm, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Out front better, less drug deals and police activity”
 of 5 bubbles paulb111, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Bring earplugs, flip-flops for the shower, door-jamb wedge for security. Ask to see the room first!”
 of 5 bubbles Passing_Cloud_III, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Run for the hills and find somewhere else!!”
 of 5 bubbles Renee-Benoit-1420, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
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