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Ponderosa Motor Inn

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Driving from Vancouver, BC, to Lethbridge, Alberta, I needed a place to snooze for few hours. Found the Ponderosa Motor Inn in Golden for a very reasonable rate this time during the high tourist season. I arrived at the property at nearly 1 a.m. The reception was lit but locked. Rang the call-bell conveniently located at the front door, a...

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Thank Zahid M
Lake Louise, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Desk staff was very friendly but none of the windows opened and while it was a cool night, the room was hot and stuffy. The air con cord didn't reach any electrical outlets. Had to sleep with the door open, which made a sound sleep impossible with one ear open all night.

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Thank Megan R
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked in late without a reservation. The counter staff were very friendly, professional, and accommodating. The room was basic, however the room had all the necessities, and were very clean with comfortable beds. This is an older motor inn, however updates have been completed, with the bathrooms being fully modernized. Extremely well priced.

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Thank Terry L
Etobicoke, Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Front Desk Guys are good, when asked Can we have microwave in room, they provide us within 15-20 minutes, Our room is clean and well maintained, large area of parking in front of rooms.Restaurant next to motel have delicious food.

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Thank Jchahal7
Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2017

To be fair, we caught the Ponderosa on a very busy Christmas weekend... The folks running the place were friendly, and when we reported that our tv had a black streak in the picture, they quickly replaced the tv. That said, we stayed there 4 nights and only had our room serviced one time. The WiFi was spotty. We were...

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1Thank Brian M
Three Hills, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2016

People at the desk are very helpful. I always stay here when passing through. I stay enough that I am after value for the price. the rooms are clean and the staff helpful. Not much more to say but i will add that if you are loyal customers it seems that they will give a better rate.

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Thank tokyotiger2015
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Adequate facilities and location. Within easy reach of restaurants and other stores, some are right next door . Enjoyed returning to stay after being away for four years .Still looks the same and comfortable.

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Thank Jimmy W
Vancouver
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The inns were full along the strip so we ended up at the Ponderosa. Cute little motor inn with a cutout of a Mountie as you pull into the parking lot to take pictures with. On check-in, after paying, the counter person informed us that the hot tub was closed for the night and doesn't open until after check out...

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Thank Haden O
Edmonton
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Not impressed! Booked a month ahead as I was in Golden for a wedding, walked in to a room back in the 70's. Floor was slanted, a 19 inch tube tv, very uncomfortable bed, no plug ins near beds only behind tv, intermittent hot water, and very rough hostess who was missing a front tooth. Paid $175.00 for a $60.00...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Last minute stay at this clean motor inn. The room was very clean but the beds were very uncomfortable and the plastic mattress covers made terrible loud noises every time I rolled over. The shower head was quite clogged with hard water deposits so it was not a very pleasant shower. For $180 I expected better, but at least the...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ponderosa Motor Inn

Address: 1206 Trans-canada Highway, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Golden
Price Range: ₹ 3,939 - ₹ 9,079 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ponderosa Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 83
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Ponderosa Motor Inn Golden, British Columbia
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“It's nice to park just outside your room. Easy loading and unloading. Easy access.”
brianmU8957GU, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“if you have any problems with your room ask the front desk to see another one, some rooms are upgraded a little more than others”
tokyotiger2015, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our rooms were on the North side of the back section which was quiet with not much traffic noise.”
JD419, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“also has a nice resturant in the same parking lot”
glewcrew, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a good room is you want one. Haha.”
calgaryal, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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