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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Kind, prompt, courteous service. Clean rooms and lovely pool area. I LOVE that the rooms have sliding glass doors to balconies/patios. It's clear they are in the process of upgrading the facilities and we were very happy with our experience.

Thank Marilyn E
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn, Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to post a review. It was so nice to have your family over and we're glad everybody got to enjoy the pool. We love it when the pool and spa gets used by our dear guests. We really appreciate your review and we hope to...

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here twice already visiting family in Pioneer. The staff and owners are so receptive and kind to you. They make you feel at home during your stay. The facilities are clean and homey. Pets are welcome and that is a plus. The scenery behind the hotel is serene. The beds are so soft and comfy....my sleep there...

1Thank Lisa S
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you so much for making the time to post your review. We so appreciate it. We are glad you like our facility and that you have a comfortable stay all the time. We promise to keep working hard to making this place better and better every day. Hope to see you and your wonderful family very soon....

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first time here. We were able to checkin a little early. The rooms were clean and ready to go. We were visiting from FL and re-living our family's roots and history. This place is wonderful. Staff and owner are amazing! Pool was quite refreshing and spa was perfect to relax in. Great place for children and they...

Thank Jaime G
Rick L, General Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi Jaime, Thank you so much for sharing with us that you had a great stay. It was so nice to host you and the rest of your family. I can only imagine how exciting it must have been to make a trip down memory lane and it makes me glad we were a part of that trip by being...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My husband and I were visiting his grandmother for her 85th birthday in Pioneer. His grandmother booked all the grandkids rooms at the Pioneer Resort. Everything went very smoothly. The rooms were ready early for those arriving early and those arriving late were accommodated as well. The rooms were pleasant and clean. We had a king bed and vaulted ceilings...

Thank teresalharvey
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, My apologies for the belated reply. But I still wanted to drop in a line and say a big thank you for your kind review. Such nice comments from our guests keeps us motivated to do better. It was so very heartening to hear about your husband's grandmother's 85th birthday. Hope you come back and visit her...

Dixon, California, United States
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Just spent the night here for the first time in 2 and a half years and really enjoyed the stay. The resort had hit on hard times when last here and soon closed. It has been back open now for nearly 2 years and the property is nearly back to it's pristine old self and our top floor room was...

Thank Kathy H
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback. You are right, the hotel had been hit by the recession and the prolonged drought in California did not help either. The property is now under new ownership and management and we are working hard to make things better for our guests, one thing at a time. Hope you pay...

Orangevale, California
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We had a very nice, clean room. We were on the top floor and it had a vaulted ceiling which made the room feel very large and comfy. The check in hours are a little late and when we went the person who does check in is also the housekeeper, so we had to go out and find her!

Thank Kimee70
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback too. You are right, our staff are multi-taskers and they work both at the front-desk and clean rooms too. We are working on changing that and hope to have a full-time resident manager at the property soon. Hope you will be back in the...

Pioneer, California
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We LIVE here, and didn't realize how lovely this lodge is. Had family come from Texas to stay. The pool area is beautiful, the rooms are spacious and clean with microwaves and fridges. The staff were ALL friendly, and it was VERY affordable. The location is perfect-between San Joaquin County and Lake Tahoe and other attractions as well.

Thank Susan C
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your review. I have to agree with you - this rustic inn is Amador County's best kept secret. The staff really takes pride in their job and we like to take care of our guests. We are very grateful to wonderful guests like you that encourages us to keep doing a good...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We stopped in here while on The Great American Walkabout. The rooms were spacious and had high ceilings, which made us feel much more comfortable. It is tucked away right off Highway 88, and is a short drive from Jackson, Ca or Lake Tahoe. Its a great place to stay when visiting Tahoe as it is quieter and more affordable....

Thank walkabout2011
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I have to admit that my response is a little belated. But I still wanted to drop in a line and say thank you for your kind review. You are right, this can be a great stop-over on the drive to Lake Tahoe on scenic California highway 88. Hope you are back in the area some day...

Redwood City, California
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I was there Sept. 12, 13 2014. I loved this place. It was very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. The pool was excellent and they have a hot tub too. It just had a great feel to it, would definitely come back!!

2Thank mae710
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review. And I do need to apologize for the belated response. But I believe to better be late than never. We work hard to keep your rooms clean and keep our guests happy. We really look forward to seeing you again very soon. Best regards, Rick

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 3 February 2013

I showed up here on Tuesday (Jan. 29th 2013) evening, about 7pm, and the hotel was closed. Sign on both doors say the hotel is closed Monday-Wednesday and if I'd like to book a room I have to go across the street to the bar, and they'll call someone to come book me a room. I have to tell you,...

Thank Clawdee049
Rick L, Manager at Pioneer Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First of all, my apologies for the delay in responding to your comments. I am in total agreement with you - a hotel should not be run that way !! Anyway, things have since changed and the property is under new ownership and management. The property is definitely open for business and hope you give us another...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover a quiet retreat within Amador County California: the Pioneer Inn & Suites. You'll enjoy a relaxing 10-acre getaway in the town of Pioneer inside the El Dorado National Forest, centrally located near Sutter Creek and Jackson, as well as Kirkwood resorts and skiing. Clean and affordable, the Pioneer Inn & Suites offers a full range of amenities to accommodate everything from weekend getaways to family vacations and reunions. Our Amador Wine Country hotel offers select pet-friendly rooms. Area attractions include Kirkwood Mountain, Indian Grinding Rock, Mace Meadows Golf Course (currently undergoing renovation), Jackson Rancheria Casino, and the Avio and BellaGrace Vineyards. Pioneer Inn & Suites is a welcome option for Kirkwood and Sutter Creek area hotel lodging. Make this Amador Wine Country hotel your home base for exploring Amador County and California's Gold Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pioneer Inn & Suites

Address: 24144 State Highway 88, Pioneer, CA 95666
Region: United States > California > Pioneer
Price Range: ₹ 6,507 - ₹ 8,653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pioneer Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The upstairs rooms have a nice balcony and nice views. The pool area was very nicely presented.”
 of 5 bubbles 723RebeccaM, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs rooms at back of property are quiet and private”
 of 5 bubbles TCall, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool probably get less traffic noise. Get here before 9/10 pm otherwise the office closes.”
 of 5 bubbles NorCalInThe415, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have an equally scenic view right next to the pool side with redwoods in the backdrop.”
 of 5 bubbles starsmitten, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“2nd-floor rooms are best, with arched ceilings”
 of 5 bubbles rw570, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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