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Shady Dell RV Park

Certificate of Excellence
1 Douglas Road, Bisbee, AZ 85603
Shady Dell RV Park
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Plains, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is what it is. Staying in a 65 year old trailer that hasn't changed much in 65 years except for the wear and tear. One and done with this place. It just isn't what it's cracked up to be on the Travel Channel and Country Living. It is quiet, that's a plus. It's the kind of place you stay... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definately something different. The 1950 memoralbilia was awesome. The lot has an abandoned spooky appearance. We went on Friday the thirteenth so it added to the Theme. This would be a great October get-away. Recomend the ghost Tour if you stay here. The ghost tour is more fun than scary. The combination was a spooky fun weekend. The fact that... More 

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Mohave Valley, Arizona
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95 reviews 95 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

After reading all of the reviews regarding the owners not being around at check-in late in the evening, I made a special effort to arrive at the 3:00 p.m. check-in time only to be disappointed with the office "closed" but reading a note left for me taped to the front door. I followed the instructions and walked directly to my... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The experience was mostly everything we'd hoped for with few of the problems. Being off-season we had the park mostly to ourselves. The diner/store had been closed for a couple of years but the entire facility was very well maintained and organized. Each trailer had its own patch of grass and lawn chairs; ours even had a white picket fence... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed at the Shady Dell in a 1957 Airfloat trailer. It was an interesting experience and a trip down "memory lane". The place was clean and had great charm and ambiance. It was also somewhat disconcerting since my husband and I and my cousins, who were traveling with us, were the only ones there. We never saw the manager,... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
4 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I love the way this place looks, both on the postcards and in person. The site is smallish, I think fewer than a dozen trailers, and very quiet. Across the street is the Jr High School, which is only noisy between 3 and 4, and to the north is the cemetery. I liked being close to the cemetery because it's... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited the Shady Dell in 2010, and to this day we still get so excited when we talk about it. We stayed in the Tiki Bus. It was awesome. It was very true to the pictures I found on their website. The Tiki Bar is so cute. It was clean. It's not a 5-star hotel with... More 

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Tucson
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Despite arriving in the middle of tropical storm Odile, in fact it rained for the whole 24 hours we were in Bisbee, the Shady Dell was awesome. So much had gone into filling our airstream with period accessories and the 50's music on the radio just made the atmosphere. Superb idea and a great alternative to a night in another... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Their website refund/cancellation policy versus their reservation confirmation email may confuse you. I tried contacting them via email on their website, and phone calls, left voicemails...Asking to be contacted to cancel my reservation and gave them my name/number and reservation date (Oct 12th). After reading their online policy, I was under the impression they needed to be informed at least... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We spent one night here and enjoyed the experience of staying in these old trailers, ours was 1957, our friends 1959, they were kitted out with original memorabillea and look pretty genuine. Bisbee is a neat town to visit. We had 2 gripes about the trailer park, there was no toilet paper provided with one trailer and we did not... More 

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