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Gaia Hotel & Spa Redding, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Anderson
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Brentwood, California
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
41 hotel reviews
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“Shasta Area Gem”
Reviewed 21 July 2008

The GAIA Anderson is a real gem, a brand new facility located right off I-5 on the north end of Anderson (just a few miles from Shasta Lake recreation areas). This is a brand new hotel with conference center, very nicely landscaped, with a restaurant on site (we didn't try it). There were even swans swimming in the ponds. The rooms were much larger than average, the beds were very comfortable, the bathroom was spacious and very clean, and we very much enjoyed the flat screen TV and free wireless internet. An organic continental breakfast was provided free of charge in the lobby and the pastries were first class.

  • Liked — Spacious, new rooms
  • Disliked — Al Gore book on the desktop
  • Stayed July 2008, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 June 2008

My husband and I stayed overnight on our way back from So Cal. to Vancouver, WA. I found about this new hotel on their web site. No reviews had yet been written, but it had just opened in April and were pet friendly and the price was right, so I figured we couldn't go wrong. The reception area was very nice and clean. We were given a key a told the room was in the "A" section of the 2 story hotel and told to park around the side of the hotel. We started driving on what we thought was the road to the parking lot, only to find out that we were on some sort of walking path. Also, we noticed that there were sliding glass doors to the rooms facing us with no rooms numbers indicating where we were. We drove back to the front and went through a passageway to the interior courtyard to find the front door of our room. Very confusing! I don't know who the architect was on the building but it is really weird. The rooms are all in circle facing each other with the back sliding glass doors facing the exterior. Also, we had this lovely little patio outside our back door, however, the neighbors (6 men smoking cigars and drinking beer on their patio) 2 rooms down decided to use it repeatedly as their pathway to their cars for the evening until my husband asked them to use the walking path instead of constantly standing on and walking across our patio and usually looking in at us each time. My husband finally asked them to stop using our patio as their pathway, however they still did, so we closed our drapes. The lighting in the room was dim, so after driving 600 miles, I would have preferred to leave the drapes open and relax, instead of being in a dimly lit room. Something should be done to create privacy for each patio area. The room itself was very nice. Very comfortable bed, their was no outside noise that affected us, the linens were very good quality. My husband has been a commercial builder for 35 years, and noticed alot of bad construction issues, like cracked concrete and strange placement of things. It seems like this hotel is trying very hard to be top quality, but maybe they ran short of money? They really need to make it easy for people to identify where the rooms and parking are, as we saw about 10 other people driving down the same walking path we did and turn around. Overall, it worked fine for a one night stay. When we went looking for a place to eat in Anderson, we found the town to be very depressed and didn't offer much in the way of food. Redding is definately more upscale.

  • Liked — Pet Friendly Clean room
  • Disliked — Lack of privacy on the patio
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled as a couple
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Property: Gaia Hotel & Spa Redding, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
Address: 4125 Riverside Pl, Anderson, CA 96007-2774 (Formerly Gaia Shasta Hotel & Spa)
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Region: United States > California > Anderson
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Anderson
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Hotel Class:3 star — Gaia Hotel & Spa Redding, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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