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Address: 2728 W. Foothill Blvd., Rialto, CA 92376
Phone Number: 909-875-3005
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The Wigwam Motel is a famous Route 66 Landmark which began in the early...

The Wigwam Motel is a famous Route 66 Landmark which began in the early 1930's by Frank Redford, the founder. The chain was best known for its unique wigwam village construction and modern amenities. The California Wigwam Motel was built in1949 and was the last of 7 to have been built. The roadside landmark draws international and national tourists who drive over 2400 miles to gain the experience of the famous Historic Route 66 way!

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Wigwam Motel Captures the Spirit of Route 66

There's not to many Wigwam Motels left to stay in so we had to book one night on our way to the end of RT 66. We found an Oasis in the middle of what seemed to be the beginning of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Acer K
Moore, Oklahoma
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Moore, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's not to many Wigwam Motels left to stay in so we had to book one night on our way to the end of RT 66. We found an Oasis in the middle of what seemed to be the beginning of urban decay. The staff was friendly, room & sheets were clean with great WiFi & best cable service of... More 

Thank Acer K
Rialto, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The worst ever stay !! My advice would be to to stay away from this joint. The waterin the washrooms spillt and noone to take care of the customers lucky for us we changed our room. Room404 is no good but i think they shud get another chance

Thank POPPYLal
Hampden, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We loved sitting outside of our wigwam, in chairs lifted over the edge of the pool fence, enjoying a drink with the softest grass under our feet and the moon overhead. The owner, Kumar, joined us and we had a wonderful conversation. The wigwam was comfortable and big enough for the 3 of us. We shared a bed, and my... More 

Thank TheresaCalderwood
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Can't give this place too much praise, absolutely brilliant. The owner is amazing and treats the guests like family. The place is stunning. We stayed one night on our Route 66 trip and it made the trip!

Thank davidbeevor
Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

In one way it is a time capsule with the iconic concrete tepees and original tiling in the bathroom but on the other it has everything you need for a comfortable stay, immense bed, good TV, fridge with freezer space, pool and an amazing range of complementary teas and coffees from reception. Our host was welcoming and friendly - tip... More 

Thank Thoresway
Rialto, California
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Several of my friends visiting me have chosen to stay here as it looks so unusual, but in reality it is very basic, clean and comfortable. For the price it is OK.

Thank 104stevenp
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Our credit card providers are currently investigating two fraudualent atempts to take un authorised payments from the card we used at this place twelve months ago, luckily the card had been put on stop several days earlier, so this crook was unable to take it. Be warned, this is a bad place, if you do stay, don't use your credit... More 

1 Thank michaelcallan
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you don't like tacky then perhaps Route 66 isn't for you but this place really captures the sense of the the whole trip and if you are driving the route or part of it then you have to stay here. Rooms are surprisingly big and have everything you need. We loved it and it makes for great photos.

1 Thank Tennisbanch
Hobart, Australia
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372 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

If you're travelling Route 66, sleeping in a teepee is a must do. There are two such motels left on Route 66 and the one at Rialto has been beautifully restored. The bed is comfortable, the bathroom nicely done and clean and there's a fridge in the room. It's a great stop if you are finishing your trip - 80... More 

Thank Tina M
San Antonio, Texas
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45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We didn't get to stay here due to our schedule but drove by and took photos. Cute memory stop! About 14/15 "tents" on site. Cool old cars and a pool. Peeked inside a room while cleaning-small but quaint!

Thank Roberta D

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