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Ponderosa Inn Redding

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Victoria
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We relied on the hotel coupon book available at rest stops for a cheap drop-in rate at this property. Big mistake! It was awkward finding our way into the parking lot. The hotel looked okay on the outside and there were happy kids playing in the pool. However, the first room we were given smelled of fresh paint (?), had...

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Made the mistake of going here because of a coupon. Should have gotten a clue that there was a problem when they asked for a $ 50.00 deposit in addition to the rate. Was extremely tired so stayed. Not smart. Huge stains on the sheets, was "given" laundered ones, for Me to change the bedding. The next day we realized...

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I reluctantly Stayed at the Ponderosa against my husbands advisement the first week in October 2015. It was wonderful! The grounds looked very nice, the front desk staff courteous and efficient, and reasonably priced. The room was clean from top to bottom and it appeared to have been freshly painted. The housekeeping staff was polite and hard-working and was there...

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Thank kelly G
Willits, California
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We have been coming to Redding for years to visit family. We liked this motel because it used to be a clean, reasonable place to stay with a friendly staff. We also liked its proximity to Lulu's Eating and Drinking Establishment which is a great place to eat and drink. We had to be in Redding overnight last weekend and...

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1Thank lindyj28
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Wish I had read some of these reviews before I booked a room at the Ponderosa Inn. Stayed there in July. Redding was about 105 degrees. The room was filthy, in disrepair and the AC was not working. Went to get some ice and, of course, the Ice Machine was out of order. We were just passing through on a...

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2Thank Vallandingham
Central Oregon, Oregon
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This is BY FAR the scariest place I have EVER stayed! There were more spider webs in the room than guests that have stayed there. There were multiple hairs in the shower, the exhaust fan was so loud and didn't even work, there were wrappers and napkins on the floor- which meant it was vacuumed as often as dusted (never)....

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3Thank MELISSA M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I was driving from Portland and needed to pull off the highway and rest for the night. I found this place and noticed the parking lot was super busy. (It was actually because of the bar next door). I agree with the other posters. The room was disgusting. There was a hole in the bathroom door like someone put their...

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1Thank islandgyrl2014
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Not worth half the price I paid do not stay here, bathroom has no fan bathtub dirty, beds are disgraceful old tv old furniture greeting was fast and pleasant but owners should be ashamed. I do not recommend this place to anyone not even as a last resort

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4Thank paulwhodgson
Seattle
Reviewed 18 August 2014

If you're passing through town late at night and plan to get up and go first thing in the morning, this will do, but for anything more than that I would stay away. The cleanliness was acceptable, barely, the bed was comfortable, and the staff was friendly, but after that most features were sub-standard. Our non-smoking room was next door...

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2Thank newkruzer
Reviewed 14 August 2014

any other reivew on this site that says otherwise is fake, period. This is the worst place I have ever stayed. Homeless roam the parking lot at night. The rooms are beyond gross, they smell. We changed rooms 3x. It was 2am we had no choice but to stay. Worst experience ever in a hotel. DO NOT STAY HERE

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ponderosa Inn Redding

Address: 2220 Pine St, Redding, CA 96001-2634 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn)
Region: United States > California > Redding
Price Range: ₹ 2,987 - ₹ 4,480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ponderosa Inn Redding 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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“Ask to inspect before agreeing to stay!”
 of 5 bubbles 65Rambler, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't do it, you'll be sorry. Seems the only one who cares about this place is a check in girl named Kristy who was awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles N8184MEcm, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Our room was upstairs and it was very hot there but the a/c worked well. Our room was 210. very fresh atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles kellygC7875VC, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are safer”
 of 5 bubbles lindyj28, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else. ANYWHERE ELSE.”
 of 5 bubbles Vallandingham, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
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