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Mother Lode Motel

Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (2)


Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
19Room tips


Traveller rating
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Time of year
Traveller type
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  • English
Popular mentions
Our room was little little little, but clean. They love to take care of their flowers and bushes, but the wall around the pool is falling apart. Thought is was close to the center of old town, but was about two miles away. The front staff was ok friendly.
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I strongly suggest guest read the reviews before booking these rooms. The operators own both Mother Load Lodge and Gold Trail motor lodge. Both my father and I searched for hotels in Placerville via a simple Google search on the drive from SoCal. The prices ranged between
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Response from motherlodemotel, Owner at Mother Lode Motel
Responded 21 May 2018
You have reservation for one bed and you want to change to two bed, one bed and two bed has prize difference, and you don't want to pay difference neither you want to sleep with your father. then why you have made reservation for one bed? When my wife show your reservation print out and explain prize difference you still pushing for two bed in same prize. Not possible with us. Thank you
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I come to the area several times a year for business, and I believe this is my fourth stay at this hotel. Hotel? Motel, l guess. Everything that you read about it in other reviews is true, my room was clean, but the front desk after I checked in was rude to the extent where I
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I had to go to the Better Business Bureau over this place. My wife and I were scheduled to stay there in May, but one of the people we were going to visit died. I asked for my deposit back, but the owner said they had a one-week cancellation policy and I had only given them four
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Fantastic! large, clean room in a quiet area. It was great. We had to be towed there and the local town truck driver tried to get us to change hotels and said horrible things about the place. The hotel refuses to rent to some of the locals that are noisy and destructive when
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Queen room is comfy if small. Credit Barbara L Steinberg 2011
Room 120 with a king bed
Nice lawn and garden area. Pick-up after your pooch. Credit Barbara L Steinberg 2011
Refrigerator, coffee, TV
"A good room would be one at another place."
"Don't stay here."
"This motel is one big fat mistake!"
"A bit pricey"
"Rooms are like a motel 6, owner is a rip off. Next to freeway."
US$ 71 - US$ 97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaPlacerville
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