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Sparks, Nevada
Reviewed 1 April 2012

As I was traveling I noticed this motel atop a hill so decided to give it a try. At arrival I was greeted and welcomed warmly by the desk clerk. She was able to check me in very fast and get me right to my room. The room I stayed in was very retro and cute nice king size bed...

Thank Mandy A
Auburn, California
Reviewed 1 February 2012

This is a place that would rather steal $250 than earn $1500, I paid for a week and after two days I was called to go to WA. to repair power lines after a storm, I said that I would be back and asked for a refund or credit, they said that they didn't give refunds or credits. Bates motel...

3Thank grady l
Capitola CA
Reviewed 28 January 2012

I was on my way back from Reno to San Jose at night. Late, dark, cold and this hotel is very convenient to the Interstate exit, both arriving and departing. Quite old, but kept in reasonable repair and clean. Plenty of towels. Shower head was primitive, but hot water was fine. Numbered parking space in front of room is nice....

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 5 October 2011

This motel was built in the 1950's and all the rooms are on one level. The rooms are clean and each has an assigned parking place. It is located near the bowling alley and several restaurants and directly across the freeway from a shopping center with a grocery store and laundromat. Each room has a microwave and refrigerator. Every room...

1Thank Baseballbill2
Reviewed 29 July 2011

I liked the rooms and the nice location next to the pool with a nice lawn. I was however concerned about the people hanging around. It seems the people operating the place have friends hanging around and they seem to party there. If there was a change with management I would definitely go back. And the phones were still not...

Thank Dale427
Reviewed 30 May 2011

The service sucks! I stayed here because the best western across the street was full. Upon check in they handed me a remote. There was 3 people in my party I requested a room with 2 bed they charged me for 2 when we went to the room only one bed. That would be awkward. Went back to the office...

2Thank Dukkie84
Rocklin, California
Reviewed 24 February 2011

we recently decided to take a get away and this was the first place that caught our attention. we liked the older look of it and it was quiet and a well rounded place. i like that the people are just normal people and not just doing there job. they actually make you feel at home and talk to you...

Thank kb0628
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 27 September 2010

My wife and I have been here several times in the last 20 years. Yes, it's old and yes the central heating is old and yes sometimes things are broken. But we like old funky motels and we like this place for the most part.......until now. Unfortunately our last experience was poor service and no phone service. My wife checked...

4Thank atravelertoarches
Reviewed 8 April 2010

After 2 hours at a nearby "chain" motel, I asked for and received a full refund because of the horrendous noises coming from other rooms in the "modern" but cheaply built structure. Here the staff was welcoming and admirably professional! For less money than I paid for the "nightmare" room, I got a spacious, immaculate, comfortable quiet room with a...

1Thank TwinCitiesTK
Reviewed 25 February 2010

My family members from all over the U.S. stayed here for our family reunion. It was an embarrassing reflection on Auburn. Although the rooms are clean and nice looking, my sister noticed that there was not a clock radio or towels. When she went to call the front desk, the phone didn't work! Yikes, I can see a thing or...

1Thank audrey33316

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the 1950's, this beautifully landscaped, retro motel will take you back in time, yet provide you with today's modern comforts. Continental breakfast, wireless internet (in select rooms), spa, outdoor pool, on-site bowling center, cable w/HBO, complimentary newspaper, pet friendly (in select rooms), close to shops, restaurants & freeway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foothills Motel

Address: 13431 Bowman Road, Auburn, CA 95603
Region: United States > California > Auburn
Price Range: ₹ 2,607 - ₹ 6,619 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Foothills Motel Auburn
Foothills Hotel Auburn
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“Ask for one of their deluxe rooms. That is what the desk clerk told us we was staying in and only cost $63.70 out the door!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles MandyA422, 31 Mar 2012 | Read review
“find a real place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles gradyl, 31 Jan 2012 | Read review
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