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Mt. Williamson Motel

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San Diego, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've only stayed on 395 a few times in my life but none of my lodgings beat the Mt Williamson Motel. Beautifully decorated and maintained with all the charm of another era. Excellent for dogs and people. Only complaint might be the highway traffic but it never Disturbed our sleep. I would return just to experience a weekend in Independence....

Thank David F
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicely done update on a 40s motel. The room was pretty small, but efficient. I especially appreciate having a landing spot for luggage, a cabinet in the bathroom to put your toiletry bags on, real glasses and mugs (rather than plastic & styrofoam), a kettle for hot water with coffee & tea, organic liquid soap plus art on the walls....

Thank LindaLee50
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

When traveling in the Eastern Sierras I will now make a point to always stay at this charming motel. The cabins are cozy, comfortable with just the right amount funky charm The owner "Strider" makes you feel a welcome guest. And if you are a bighorn sheep fan enjoy the incredible artwork and make sure to pick up a pair...

Thank Peregrine W
Incline Village, Nevada
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Found this place by accident but fell in love immediately. The place is clean, very cute, and very comfortable. Dog friendly - there one unit only for dogs, so make a reservation, but it has a fenced yard which is a very nice touch. And the owner is fantastic!

Thank mes227
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We were very pleased with the accommodations​. We were upgraded to the suite with full kitchen with dishes. The room has all the modern amenities. Centrally located. Not a lot to offer in Independence in February..but in Lone Pine you can grocery shop, lots of hiking stores & differant restaurants. Death Valley is 75 miles away. Lots of hiking in...

Thank 2us4girls2boys
Daly City, California
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed here, we were not on a hike to Mt Whitney or the PCT. We were just on a road trip. We were kind of "in and out" so we didn't get to enjoy the ambience as long as we would have liked. Everyone we met was SO friendly, great place to stay. Fair warning though:...

1Thank Jessalyn D
Towanda, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My brother and I stayed here while resupplying during a two-week hike in the Sierras. We both thought it was really great place to stay. The rooms are very clean, attractive, and comfortable and I really appreciate that they have/use natural soaps. But most importantly, the energy is really good--it just feels good to be at the Mt. Williamson Hotel!...

1Thank Eatrealfood90
Arcata, California
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We have had the pleasure of staying at the Mt. Williamson Motel on many occasions. It is one of our favorite places! It's beautiful here no matter the season. We love the pet friendly rooms here. We've stayed in all of them, but our favorite is Cabin #6-Bailey's Cabin. The pet friendly rooms here are always clean and fresh smelling!...

1Thank annadan114
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I couldn't have found a better place to rest & resupply during my 3 weeks on the John Muir Trail. Strider is a gracious hostess with an outstanding facility that is overflowing with warmth, charm & hospitality. Her facility is immaculate & exudes pride in ownership. My room "Bailey's Room" was super cute & cozy & included a fenced in...

2Thank TheBlondeBentley
Murray, Utah
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My girl friend and I found this on the internet and booked...we were looking forward to enjoying this "wonderful"..place according to all of the reviews. Booked and payed over 120.00 When we got there we were put in this horrible smelly little cabin..smelled like dog poop! The manager proudly told us we were staying in a dog friendly cabin!...we did...

2Thank Andrew W
Cris C, Owner at Mt. Williamson Motel, responded to this review

Hello Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience during your August 2016 stay. Our mission at the Mt. Williamson Motel & Base Camp is to provide immaculately clean and comfortable accommodations. We pride ourselves on the number of our repeat guests and strive to make sure every guest has a truly enjoyable and...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rustic, clean, comfortable, historic cabins in a base camp setting at the foot of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt. Williamson Motel

Address: P.O. Box 128, 515 S Edwards Street (Hwy 395), Independence, CA 93526-0128
Region: United States > California > Independence
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mt Williamson Motel
Mt Williamson Hotel
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“Walking distance to the best restaurant in town”
mes227, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just call Sryker, the charming lady who owns it and she will give you the correct input”
Wolfdaddy69, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!”
SCBuckeye, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cabins away from 395 are quieter.”
MeanderingMary, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had rm 8-the 'mcgee' cabin.”
  • Independence, California
msadventure55, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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