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Motel 6 Oroville
Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Oroville
Reviewed 24 October 2009

First the good news: Less than $40 all in including tax. The Quality Inn up the street wanted $89 plus tax (and that's after my AAA discount). There was also a diner type restaurant just across the parking lot which, while hardly special, was somewhat more appealing than the fast food deep fried carry out and chain restaurants that seemed to be everywhere else in Oroville.

The bad news: the room was incredibly spare (not even a clock). There was a less than clean or welcoming smell about the bed which left me a little uneasy. The bathroom area was rather uninviting. No bugs or vermin however.

(I hadn't stayed at a Motel 6 in over 20 years but I was inspired to try one again by a first time TripAdvisor contributer who had written me this past summer to take issue with my mixed evaluation of a nice but horribly overpriced hotel -- with desultory service to boot -- that I had reviewed at this site. This one time contributer-- whose glowing review of the overpriced property has curiously been removed from TripAdvisor's web site-- had suggested sarcastically that I might like a Motel 6 better. They will, no doubt be happy to know that I did not. But there's no beating the price. Next time, however, if I am feeling cheap I will stay elsewhere and pay somewhat more.)

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled solo
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Reviewed 23 June 2009

I will never stay at a Motel 6 again. This motel room stunk like old dogs. The shower was like a coffin...there was bugs on the floor. If we weren't so tired from driving 11 hours we would have left. Nasty Nasty Nasty...and the motel staff was NOT friendly. We got out of there as soon as we could the next morning.

  • Stayed: June 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 April 2009

Someone has to balance the review below - guess that's me. Stayed 2 nights in September of 2008. I carry a lot of "stuff" with me, so I request an "accessible" room so as to guarantee a first floor room. (Motel 6 will not guarantee a first floor request).
Over all, my experience was "okay". Soundproofing is not good. Room was reasonably clean. Front desk help was not warm but efficient. The room served it's purpose at a reasonable price.

  • Stayed: September 2008, travelled on business
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Reviewed 15 June 2006

If you like bug bites, mold, slime in the shower, broken sharp tiles in shower stall, bad plumbing etc. then stay at this dump!

Spent months trying to get management there to correct problems, fell on deaf ears.
Management very rude.

IF YOU DECIDE TO STAY HERE, BRING ALONG YOUR RAID BUGSPRAY!!! AND A HAZMAT SUIT.

Stayed: November 2005
5  Thank Andreas K
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Oroville

Address: 505 Montgomery St, SR 70 at the Montgomery Street exit, Oroville, CA 95965-4510
Region: United States > California > Oroville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Oroville
Price Range: £46 - £56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Oroville 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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