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Panamint Springs Resort

40440 Hwy 190, 32 Miles West of Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kingston, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

If I could do it again, I'd stay at Stovepipe Wells. We ate at their restaurant and their staff was ten times friendlier and the food was way better. What bothers me most about Panamint Springs is how little they seem to care - their rooms are falling apart, their food is mediocre, which would be ok except they charge... More

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panamint_springs, Manager at Panamint Springs Resort, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Panamint Springs. It is surprising to hear you say that you did not enjoy the food or staff. Many folks say we have the best food in the park and the friendliest staff. In fact many employees at competing resorts come to Panamint Springs to eat at... More

Pasadena, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

If you are exhausted from hiking Death Valley, and well prepared, this is an excellent place to stay coming or going. It is at the West end of the park, accessible by either Lone Pine, or newly re-opened Panamint Springs Road from the South. Gas here is $6 and a gallon of water is $4 at the gas station--be prepared.... More

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panamint_springs, Manager at Panamint Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your honest and informative review! Yes, some of our prices are high when compared with city prices (such as gas and some food items) due to our extremely high off-grid operating costs. We are always honest with people when they ask where they can find cheaper gas and we are certainly no gouging. Panamint Springs... More

Farmington, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We'd eaten at PSR a few times while passing through but this was the first time for us staying there. We were able to easily reserve the three rooms we needed a couple days in advance, they are very good with email response times. My riding partner and I got room #8. The beds are different heights which looks odd... More

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leics
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the cottage at Pannamint springs , for 2 nights at the end of December, it's was lovely, very comfy beds, warm, and nice lounge area. The views from here are amazing and almost better than Death Valley which gets all the creds, the only dampener was they charge you 50c for hot water, when having just paid... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Having come through Death Valley (Furnace Creek; Stovepipe Wells) I stayed at this resort's campground and ate at the restaurant for both dinner and breakfast. It was by far the friendliest environment I had experienced in a month of cycle touring. The place is family-owned and managed and everyone does their genuine best to make you feel comfortable. The food... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Stayed One Night in December 2013, Excellent just what was needed, , Very basic, but that is to be expected considering the location. Delighted that it was a clear night and we saw countless stars and the Milky Way, Awesome. Food was excellent and the service was very friendly.

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stayed 1 night September 2013. Ideally located for Death Valley, west side, if you don't want the inside the park rates. Cabins are old fashioned but homely. Facilities are limited but this added to the charm for us. Anyone expecting full mod cons should read the small print first - No TV, phone, cell, Wifi. Aircon is centralised in the... More

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Oxnard, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This review pertains mainly to the campground and not the motel. I camped here for 3 nights with three friends. We were coming from/leaving in different directions, arriving at different times in three vehicles and pitching three separate tents. This campground works really well for this type of trip since each party could handle their own reservation, the price is... More

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Los Osos, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you want posh, urbane pampering, consider the Furnace Creek Inn. If you want to thoroughly enjoy the desert for what it is, without manicured artificiality, this place is fabulous. Away from the throngs in Death Valley proper. Celebrating the natural surroundings and aesthetics. Providing simple but excellent food, and a friendly oasis/home base for the explorer -- for a... More

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

People that are complaining about this place obviously haven't done their research. Although I probably wouldn't refer to Panamint Springs Resort as a "resort," it is a fairly-priced place to stay with a restaurant, bar, gas station, and general store. My friend and I stayed here for two days last February while exploring Death Valley. There were two heaters in... More

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Address: 40440 Hwy 190, 32 Miles West of Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
Location: United States > California > Death Valley National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Panamint Springs Hotel Death Valley National Park
Hotel Panamint Springs

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Panamint Springs is a small western-style resort seated in the beautiful Panamint Valley in Death Valley National Park. Marvelous views of distant sand dunes and the soaring 11,000' Panamint Mountains complete the setting for leisure dining and relaxation. Panamint Springs offers 14 motel rooms & 1 cottage, restaurant, campgrounds, RV park, gas station, and mini-mart. Our motel rooms are very basic, but clean. Our rooms are cooled with an evaporative cooling system. Some units offer their own A/C window unit in addition to this. We are pet friendly, however additional fees apply. If you are planning on doing some exploring, you'll find that Panamint Springs makes a great base camp for neighboring ghost towns, abandoned mines, and even desert waterfalls. Great for 4-wheel drive exploring, hiking, biking, or just relaxing! ... more   less 
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