With new ownership comes a new philosophy...
...taking the best historical motel in Auburn, California and creating the best hotel guest experience in the region. Whether you are staying for a few days in Auburn, or stopping for a luxurious break on the way to or from Tahoe, we want to provide the most relaxing stay possible. We've kept the 1959 motel charm and modernized with the best beds money can buy, completely rebuilt rooms, bathrooms and showers, and the fastest Wi-Fi possible. Creating an enjoyable retro-modern oasis. We welcome everyone who enjoys the good things in life with some 50's style.
We Have Bowling!
Enjoy 24 lanes of automatic scoring bowling, arcade games, a full bar with pool tables, and a diner. A retro classic that has been renovated to modern standards.
The Foothills is the fun place to stay! Check it out!
Fun Things to do in Auburn
A full list of fun things to do in near the Foothills Motel, beer tasting in Auburn, wine tasting in Auburn, hiking, trail running, mountain biking, explore historical old town and much more.
Restaurants within Walking Distance
Embrace the pleasure of dining and drinking at some of the finest local spots, all within an easy 5 minute walking distance from The Foothills Motel.
Emilio Estevez’s “Wisdom” Movie Filmed at Foothills Motel
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American River Rafting!
From the experienced rafter to the first time rafter, there are almost 20 rafting guide companies to professionally and safely have an adventure of a lifetime!
Close to Boreal and Sugar Bowl Ski Resorts
Launch your ski and snowboard vacation from the Foothills Motel.
Tesla Supercharger Hotel
We have the Auburn Tesla Supercharging Station at the Foothills Motel. 12 Tesla Superchargers available to use.
Recharge the car, recharge the self!