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Dow Villa Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very nice room and accommodations. Even though the Dow is right off Hwy395, it was quiet. It had easy access to enter and easy exits. Very close to everything else in Lone Pine. Places to eat nearby had reasonable prices and very nice meals. The room beds were wide and comfortable. Nice lighting in room. Bathroom accommodations were very nice.

Thank William M
Three Rivers, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The outside is good looking, the lobby cosy and "historical", but the room in the hotel-section was tiny, there was no air conditioning (94F outside), no fridge, no coffee-machine, the toilet didn't flush properly, the WiFi didn't work most of the time, the staff was definitely uninterested and there was no room to open the suitcases unless the doorway was...

Thank wfagel
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was fine. It's historic and as such, the rooms were small. The sink was in the room and the toilet and shower were in an ensuite. There was no breakfast - just coffee and tea in the office in the morning. It was quiet and clean and a place to stay. I would stay there again. The service...

Thank mjt2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so glad we chose this motel.Our room was spotless and very nicely decorated. The bed was super comfy!! Our room had a jetted tub that was just wonderful and felt so good. The staff was helpful and cheerful~all this means is that we will stay here again!!

Thank nutmeg22
San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dow Villa Motel is the best of the 3 places I've stayed at in Lone Pine. It's not lavish--it's simple, but clean and well maintained. Desk staff are efficient and pleasant. There is ample parking.

Thank ken r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to be met by very helpful staff who quickly upgraded us from hotel to motel when we realised that we needed a fridge. The room was spacious and pleasant, fulfilling our basic needs. We would have preferred crockery cups to paper cups for tea/coffee. We're getting used to boiling water in the microwave since electric jugs seem to...

Thank LeslieFay
Clovis, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best place to stay in Lone Pine, right off of 395, with a nice pool, and walking distance to other attractions and dining. Quiet, well managed, and friendly. The rooms are comfortable, with great cable, and free wifi. I would stay here again anytime.

Thank golfkat
Berkshire, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in and were very happy to be allowed early entry to spacious rooms. Our first ever motel experience in the US, and loved the concept of parking right outside room. Rooms very spacious, good amenities, pool nice to sit around. For the price we thought Great value and a good one night stop off on our road trip. ,enjoyed...

Thank fussy
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We arrived late in the day and the only rooms available were in the old historic section. Cheap at $70 with a shared toilet and shower in the hall. Only after we'd checked in did we realise there was only one shower and two toilets for about 20 rooms. Not ideal and we would not stay again. The room was...

Thank Aussies_living_in_UK
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The Dow motel is a pleasant place to stay. We loved Death Valley, Alabama hills and MT. Whitney area. Great weather and beautiful area. Excellent area for hiking and exploring. We didn't have very good luck with food at Lone Pine.

Thank Nancy G

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Three diamond motel located in the center of town at the base of Mt Whitney. Your stop on the way to Death Valley National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dow Villa Motel

Address: 310 S Main, P.O. Box 205, Lone Pine, CA 93545
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Lone Pine
Price Range: ₹ 8,145 - ₹ 9,309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dow Villa Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Downstair rooms did not suffer from noise upstairs”
williammO9104XT, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Note that there is the Hotel rooms are older, but probably in as good shape, as the Motel rooms.”
kenr531, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Away from pool and highway”
golfkat, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Just avoid rooms right on the highway. Most are good.”
shlamont, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the second floor in the rear and it was very quiet. However, Lone Pine seemed very quiet at night.”
DebraA223, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
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