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Timberline Motel
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Lone Pine
Reviewed 25 July 2014

What a lovely little Motel, only 8 rooms so I can say that. I chose it because I read trip advisor reviews about it and was not disappointed. Irs clean and comfortable, Parking is tight but there is room on the road. The room has fridge, microwave, coffee pot. One block back off the main street so quiet. Good places to eat on the main drag. The owners live on site and are very friendly and pleasant to deal with. We stayed to visit Death Valley but while you are in the Lone Pine area do go and look at Mt Whitney and the Movie Rd just outside of town.

Room Tip: Only 8 rooms so no one better than any other
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We have stayed both at this hotel and the Dow Villa. While the Dow Villa has a pool (nice option for families), we would stay at the Timberline as our first choice. The hotel is 1/2 block from busy Rte 395, which keeps it quiet. You can walk to restaurants, the film museum and the stores on Main Street. There is no fitness room, but there are some great low-traffic roads behind the motel for running. The A/C works well, and the rooms are comfy. There is no breakfast available at the hotel, so you should expect to have breakfast at one of the expensive and slow restaurants in town (or McDonalds).

Here's the one issue that we had: When we climbed into bed after a long day of hiking, we noticed a few small red spots on the well-worn sheets. I don't know if the spots were blood or something else. We were tired and it was late, so we decided not to mention it to the staff until we checked out. When we checked out, we showed the red spots to the owners so they could either clean or throw out the well-worn sheets. However, the owner accused us of ruining her sheets, which wasn't true and rude. We were not asking for any compensation or discounts; we were trying to help out the hotel owners and future guests.

We never received a response to our reservation emails to the hotel, and you cannot reserve on-line. This place is old school- pick up the phone and call.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Spent one night. Owner lived on site. Not fancy, but clean, quiet, comfortable and inexpensive. King bed with fridge and microwave. Park at door. Short walk to several restaurants. Owner was very nice at check in/out. Good experience in a neat little town.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

This motel is exactly what one would expect and hope for in an American motel. Spotlessly clean, comfortable and well appointed, it is set back from the road so is very quiet and surprisingly modestly priced for a motel this close to Yosemite. A real find.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Back to the Timberline Motel on my overnight through Lone Pine. Such a nice little motel. Clean, comfortable, very quiet, great price and good management, too. Again, being a half a block off of the main highway is a big plus. No breakfast, but you'll want to eat at the Alabama Hills Cafe anyway.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Timberline Motel

Address: 215 E Post St, Lone Pine, CA 93545
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Lone Pine
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Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Lone Pine
Price Range: ₹ 4,925 - ₹ 5,703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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