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El Portal Motel

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Derwood, Maryland
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We stayed three nights in El Portal, a family owned motel, while visiting Death Valley National Park, Owners could not be more helpful and friendly, Room was clean and serviced with thirsty towels daily, Great shower! Wifi was good. Refrigerator and microwave in each room, We liked parking the car directly in front of our room. Beatty has several good...

2Thank Marianne1017
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Very friendly staff, they went out of their way to make a room available, during a very busy weekend. They provided great information for traveling in the area on and off the beaten path. I would stay here again.

1Thank Laura B
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The room is maintained very well. It was quiet and comfortable. Aaron and Brooke were very nice hosts. We would definitely stay there again. It may seem strange to give it an overall 4 star rating with 5 stars on each of the specific categories. However, people need to know that this is not a fancy, upscale place. It is...

1Thank smithhayes2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The motel is small and family owned. The staff was friendly and helpful. they provided maps and information. The room was basic, clean, had a nice TV, wireless, small refrigerator (we needed to plug it in upon arrival) small microwave. two double beds, fairly comfortable. We needed to call to the main office to get ice. The heaters and a/c...

2Thank Janice L
Salt Lake City
Reviewed 23 February 2016

One thing that is very important to us (and especially my wife) is that the place is clean, and it was. Our room was spacious, even with two queen beds it was not cramped. El Portal Motel is owned and operated by a friendly and very helpful couple. We like to support locally owned businesses. It had wi-fi, a microwave,...

1Thank RandyKB
Oakland, CA
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Beatty is a small town. Has a fun museum. Local Mexican restaurant had good food. We used the motel as a place to drop after hiking. So the lack of amenities was just what was needed. wifi was provided but was very slow.

Thank mzee
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This a charming place, albeit not in the sense of a romantic hideaway or so. The interior was a bit outdated, the airco was definitely an oldie but at the price we paid, it was one of those places that will stick in our memory! It has its own charm and fits perfectly in the entire Beatty atmosphere. There are...

Thank Patrick B
Cornelius, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Spent wonderful couple days in the Death Valley area. The facilities here were excellent,,, clean, quiet, friendly staff, and competitive rate. Nearby restaurants were fine -- Mel's Diner for breakfast, Denny's for dinner. Will definitely visit and stay again !

Thank thyngsd
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great host, very helpful. Big rooms, tacky though. Good heating system. Nice landscape around. Nice dinner for breakfast closeby. Payable at arrival. Free wife. No restaurant, nor bar or any common areas.

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Leesburg, Florida
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We had a large corner room close to the highway, but since this is a very small town there was no highway noise at night. It was beginning to drop into the 30s (we are from Florida) but the two heaters in our room kept us warm. We had a microwave and small refrigerator, a nice plus since there was...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Portal Motel is located in Beatty Nevada just outside Death Valley National Park (only 8 miles away) making it an ideal location to rest up from your daily adventures at the park. Located two blocks from Hwy 95 makes it easy to find and proves to have less traffic giving you a quiet and restful stay. Our Motel is a small cozy Motel that has been Family owned and operated since 1958. We are mostly known for our location, reliable customer service, friendly and informative staff and quiet and clean area. If you are traveling to Death Valley National Park, this motel is a must stop. Too hot? No worries, take a dip in our pool! With your immediate needs taken care of, rest assured this is the right place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Portal Motel

Address: 420 West Main St, Beatty, NV 89003
Region: United States > Nevada > Beatty
Price Range: ₹ 5,306 - ₹ 6,092 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“the rooms should all be comparable, it only matters how many beds you need. Its a quiet street in a quiet town.”
 of 5 bubbles bigbluecows, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 has a walk-in shower with a low threshold for those who have trouble with the bath-tub showers.”
 of 5 bubbles 61eugeneb, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own hair dryer and don't plan on finding a coffee maker --bring a container for using in the microwave if you want hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles BetsyThacher, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All one ground level. Our room near road but very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceL601, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you are visiting Death Valley in the Spring, book early since the motel had no vacancies while we were there.”
 of 5 bubbles RandyKB, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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