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“Ok if not fussy.”
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The Gold Lodge
Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Sonora
Reviewed 5 September 2013

To sleep its ok, air con very noisey and old, questionable effectivness. Bed was hard, suits me but not the wife. TV worked fine. Advertised wifi was non existent. Fridge freezer and microwave in the room, fridge not switched on though, so wouldn't be much good for a few hours or more. No towels for the shower. Get up early for the breakfast or it will be gone.
On the positive side, very peaceful during the night (air on drowned the noises out possibly) and the staff very friendly.
Spend a bit more, stay elsewhere.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

This was a very bad experience. The bed didn't fit right on the frame so it sagged to the floor in the middle. It was VERY uncomfortable. The wi fi didn't work. they give you a code for it but then when you tell them you can get a connection they just say they don't have a good signal. The room was dirty. You didn't want to touch anything. The bathroom was disgusting. It was a very bad experience.

Room Tip: Don,t choose this room!!!!!
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

Unless you want to feel like life hasn't moved on since the 1950's don't stay here. The room was dirty and very outdated. The fridge was broken, t,here was a hole in the carpet, and we had to ask for pillow cases.
On the positive side, the beds were comfortable and clean. There was air conditioning - an old very noisy unit on the wall and free wifi .
We won't be returning and I won't be recommending it to anyone I know.

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

So there is a new guy doing maintainence. Has his girlfriend also working, she is cambodian, speaks little English but she is working very hard. He is also on the go. Pool is filled but still under repair. They still are in need of more help, would be nice to see the place return like it was 8 years ago. make sure you get a room that is AWAY from homeless folks on the backside.

Room Tip: Tell front desk that you want to be away from full timers. They dig in the trash all night looking f...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

The dirtiest motel, grime all over,awefull expereince, run down and ready to close. I was worried for bugs, two outlets did not work, the linen was old, the staff was OK, but you would think they could clean, just not a place for family...great for street people, but not families. Not even my dog would sleep on the floor.

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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

I hate to give a poor review to a place that seems to really be struggling to stay open in this tough economy, but they earned it. The staff was relatively pleasant, but the room was not cleaned prior to arrival, and it took them 45 minutes to find a working vacuum. There weren't any bugs or anything, and the beds were OK. The rates are certainly low, but you get what you pay for.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 July 2012

It was the only cheap place available not too far from Yosemite. The place is not as bad as the reviews say. It's not great, that's right but we stayed two nights there and it was ok. The bed is good, although the sheets were slightly stained. The bathroom was clean and the towels very good. Be aware you can't choose the temperature of the A/C. The breakfast was disappointing, not much choice and no proper tables. The staff was friendly and their internet connexion worked great!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Gold Lodge

Address: 480 W Stockton St, Sonora, CA 95370-4807
Region: United States > California > Sonora
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Sonora
Price Range: £47 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Gold Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
we are an one level motel close to downtown just a minute from Restaurants and Shopping 5 minutes away from Chicken Ranch Casino 20 minutes from Black Oak Casino 1 hour away from Yosemite ... more   less 
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