We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Borrego Springs Motel

GreenLeadersPlatinum level
2376 Borrego Springs Rd, PO Box 307, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Borrego Springs Motel
Write a Review

41 reviews from our community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    29
    11
    1
    0
    0
See reviews for
1
24
6
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (41)
  • Mar-May only
    (18)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (1)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (5)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (17)
All months
Santa Cruz, CA
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We have often camped here in the desert, and prize the time of quiet and peace when camping. This small, well kept, and lowcost motel is the best fine we have found in quite some time. The hosts are loaded with local information, and directed us to flower and food locations that were spot on. No TV, no internet, thought... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alexandria, Virginia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The hosts were so helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. They made sure that we had everything we needed for our stay and plenty of advise on what to see. Later in our trip we came to appreciate nice touches like real glassware and a good sized refrigerator in the rooms. The beds have memory foam mattresses, something we had never tried.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stavanger, Norway
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We loved staying here. Quiet: no tv, no internet, no outside lights after 9pm because of the dark sky agreement in the community. That means good quality star gazing! The room was immaculate and well supplied with everything from extra blankets to coffee making and microwave etc. A little table and chairs outside the door was appreciated. The owners were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oklahoma
Level Contributor
110 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stopped to hear during a cross-country bicycle ride. The owners are very courteous and friendly. The room is extremely clean and well kept. Don't expect wifi or a television but that was not an issue for us. Good value in Borrego Springs and close to the circle.

Was this review helpful? Yes
vermont
Level Contributor
63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a cute little solar-powered hotel near Christmas circle in Borrego Springs with frig and microwave. The owners were very responsive to my email requests and very helpful at check in. Room is basic but clean; bed comfortable. There’s a beautiful view of the mountains from the pool. We only had one day/night to enjoy Anza Borrego and this... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Woodinville, Washington
Level Contributor
24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I don't understand the glowing reviews of this property. True, the owner is very nice, and the room is spotlessly clean which is hard to do in the desert. The lack of frills is not an issue with us at all. The shower is great, but the bathroom is tiny with a small shelf to put all your toiletries, toothbrushes,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leduc, Canada
Level Contributor
71 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

you will love this Niue and super clean motel. It exceeded our expectations and previous reviews hit the nail on the head. We did not miss wifi, phone or TV. Nothing spectacular on the outside but don't let that scare you off. The beds are comfy, rooms are spotless and the host is so friendly and welcoming. Kenny will tell... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Oh my gosh, this is a super clean, little no-frills motel, owned and managed by a wonderful hard-working couple. Clean modern foam style mattresses, slept great. Windows that you can open for fresh air. No TV, no phone, no hair-dryer, no frills. This is eco-wise lodging, totally 'off-the-grid' said proudly per Kenny (owner). Check out the solar panels on the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lomita, California
Level Contributor
22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There are not sufficient superlatives to describe the experience at Borrego Springs Motel. Your hosts, Bonni and Kenny, could not be more friendly, accommodating or helpful. This is an 8-unit 1950's cinderblock motel that has been completely remodeled with eco-friendly in mind (solar panels; limited changing of bed linens; shampoo, conditioner and shower gel dispensers in the shower - first... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kenny O, Owner at Borrego Springs Motel, responded to this review

Dave it was a pleasure having you stay with us! You may not have been aware of it, but we have 2 other queen bed rooms that are next door to our storage room, so they too only have one room they share a wall with. We also use these rooms for those that travel with their pets. Just let... More 

California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We ventured on our Harley's to Borrego Springs, CA and stayed the night at this motel. While there are only 8 rooms all were filled the night we stayed. Rooms were clean, baths were clean. Owner was great offering lessons on the area, places to visit, firewood for the fire rings. Owner came back the next morning with fresh fruit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

15 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (15)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Borrego Springs
4.4 mi away
La Casa del Zorro
La Casa del Zorro
#1 of 3 in Borrego Springs
4.5 of 5 stars 219 reviews
2.0 mi away
Borrego Springs Resort & Spa
Borrego Springs Resort & Spa
#3 of 3 in Borrego Springs
4.0 of 5 stars 191 reviews
0.8 mi away
Borrego Valley Inn
Borrego Valley Inn
#1 of 6 in Borrego Springs
5.0 of 5 stars 325 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.3 mi away
Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort
Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort
#2 of 3 in Borrego Springs
4.5 of 5 stars 54 reviews
1.0 mi away
Stanlunds Inn and Suites
Stanlunds Inn and Suites
#6 of 6 in Borrego Springs
3.5 of 5 stars 82 reviews
19.4 mi away
Apple Tree Inn
Apple Tree Inn
#3 of 4 in Julian
3.5 of 5 stars 31 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities