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El Dorado Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ventura, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff not especially friendly. Bed comfortable (important). Room clean but smelled pretty bad, especially the bathroom. It was clean but the place is old and I'm guessing the toilet has overflowed badly at some point and has gotten into the under flooring. Flooring and maybe sub flooring needs to be replaced.

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Davis, California
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is an older property, but fairly well maintained. I booked a little room they call the "cubicle" and they emphasize that it's only for one person, with one narrow single bed and not a lot of extra room (as one can imagine from the name). Which was fine, since I was traveling solo and just wanted an inexpensive place...

Thank RPF49
Willemstad, Curacao
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The El Dorado is a typical old motel. I stayed in a single room and it was extremely small. A bit dingy, but was reasonably priced. I used it as my base for visiting Yosemite National Park and that was a big mistake. I was coming up from Los Angeles and I picked the wrong "gateway" town. In fact, Twain...

2Thank TravelinDantheMan
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is a review of the single bed room, advertised as a room with a twin bed. Ok, I didn't even mind that much that it's the size of a closet. Really... It's eight feet by eight feet. Not the bathroom... The room. But I have travelled in Japan and I'm fine with spaces being small. Theoretically, a small room...

2Thank Oh2sail
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 24 September 2015

It is a motel in the middle of the Sierra Nevada. It is simple with comfortable beds and linens. The room was clean and spacious for four people with a good size bathroom. It is a nice place to stay for the night or two. Friendly staff and helpful. Even the housekeeper was very friendly and accommodating. Big flat screen...

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Skokie, Illinois
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We visited Yosemite Park and couldn't find anything closer to the park. The drive was way too long from there but we somehow did it twice. Me and my boyfriend spent 2 nights here. Staff was friendly, they even offered to fill up our water bottles in their office/apartment. The room was clean and cozy. Worth it for the low...

Thank dianaco2015
Trenton, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I stayed here for one night, before visiting Railtown and Yosemite. First thing I have say, this was the smallest motel room I've ever stayed in. I had to put my suitcase on the floor to open it, and I had to move it to open the door. The door needed a good shove to close it all the way....

Thank Fireflite
Hollister, California
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Same management as the Wildwood Lodge. Very rude and disrespectful. They overcharge because they can. Very greedy, especially if they know you're in a bind. Drive a few miles and you will find other accommodations. Cheaper and much cleaner, newer and more professional. I will never recommend this hotel or the other to anyone. We have had a cabin in...

1Thank Madeline122
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

The units are old and you can hear your neighbours. Water tasted odd. Other than that the bed was comfortable. Setting outside with the trees is nice. Check in was friendly and she did ring to see if we had settled in OK. For an overnight stop its average. Wouldn't stay here longer than that.

Thank nick k
Vallejo, California
Reviewed 3 October 2014

I 'm giving it only four stars because it's a classic old-timey motel, nothing fancy. But for what it is, it's five stars as far as I'm concerned. I was attracted to it because of the pictures showing it nestled next to the trees, looking so peaceful. And that's exactly how it is. The room was totally clean, the bed...

2Thank Zymurge2

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the charming historic mountain town of Twain Harte. We are surrounded by pine trees, close to hiking and bike trails as well as local lakes, Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, Black Oak Casino and other local attractions. El Dorado Motel is a short walk from the Twain Harte Golf Course and downtown Twain Harte. Clean, comfortable affordable rooms. Many room sizes available including some with a kitchen. All rooms have refrigerators, microwave, cable television, in room coffee, and free Wi-Fi. El Dorado Motel has an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. We are pet friendly. Recently remodeled - under new management. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Dorado Motel

Address: 22675 Black Hawk Drive, Twain Harte, CA 95383
Region: United States > California > Twain Harte
Price Range: RM301 - RM511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Dorado Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
El Dorado Hotel Twain Harte
Eldorado Hotel Twain Harte
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“Not the super small, single room.”
  • single room
  • single room
TravelinDantheMan, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“cozy, warm , clean”
dianaco2015, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Could I give it any lower ratings?”
T1998, 3 May 2014 | Read review
“Suite is near the pool and spa, and has kitchen facilities. Good for a retreat for singles or for a family or two couples etc.”
kathTurlock, 5 May 2013 | Read review
“There are no good rooms!!!!!!!!!!!!The only place to stay in Twain Harte is the Gables. They have been there for many years, same owners and totally understand the business and quality.”
gdsportmom1, 15 Jul 2012 | Read review
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