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Mother Lode Motel
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Reviewed 28 April 2013

We have stayed at this location many times and never been disappointed. The rooms are clean and the pool is welcoming. The Mother Lode is an older motor lodge but I think that is what gives it is special charm. We always make this place a stop over on our motorcycle weekend rides and plan on spending the evening at the pool and ordering in from the local pizza joint.
There are comfy tables and chairs snd we have never had any issues with delivery to this motel.

Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
Thank Pattiepoo
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

Great price, great service. Little old but so am I. Love the stay! Close to everything, Placerville, Tahoe, Apple Hill. Close to Placervilles main town. Oh ya and Coloma where the California gold rush began.

Room Tip: Look at a couple, then decide.
  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled solo
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1  Thank Richard H
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Reviewed 28 November 2012

We were very disappointed with this hotel. Things were falling apart and we couldn't even close the bathroom door until we fixed it, the tile was falling off the bathroom wall, and there was a nail sticking out of the floor near the railing that my husband stepped on and got hurt. When my son pulled a used condom out from the between the headboard and the mattress that was the end. This place was a gross mess and we will never ever stay there again.

Room Tip: Don't stay here
  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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Thank busybmom
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Reviewed 17 November 2012

I stayed at the Mother Lode for a week in November 2012 and was very pleased with everything. The owners are very nice, my room was clean and the bed comfortable. The location is perfect for hopping on 50 to go wherever you need to go. Lots of businesses on Broadway like grocery and fast food places, so it's really convenient. Heat worked good, the shower was one of the best I've ever had, Dish TV, radio, wifi, refrig, and microwave. Quiet and I loved it.

Room Tip: I think the rooms are probably all the same as far as noise (none).
  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled solo
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Thank nalahblueberry
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Very nice motel; quiet, clean and in a great location for Apple Hill! Very simple access to the wineries, apple orchards and the neat town of Placerville. The hotel staff is very nice and helpful. The rooms are old er but nice and well equipped with refridgerators, microwaves, coffee makers and comfy beds. We will be back!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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1  Thank Thomas M
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