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Safari Motor Inn - Joshua Tree

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61959-29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Joshua Tree
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners are the biggest asset of this motel. Ravi and his wife were lovely and welcoming to the whole family. The inn is not a high price and the rooms reflect that, they are clean and functional having a microwave and fridge and air con. The garden and courtyard is lovely and you are in the desert setting which... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

As always this is the best for me, convenient access, no long halls, park at door, and a great vicinity for hiking, climbing, picture taking, and no big boxes shopping malls, just reality of sand heat and rocks. Photographers paradise, a regular stop.

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Riverbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Arrived late afternoon. The owner checked us in and then told us were to go to see the sunset. We did not ask, he volunteered the information. Gave us a map and told us where some of the main attractions of the park were. The room was clean, comfortable and nice. Not the Four Season, but we were not paying... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Stayed here last night. The owners were really friendly. Had lots of good input and shared freely. Room was clean. Smelled good. Would definitely recommend for an inexpensive solution! The refrigerator and microwave were nice to have for leftovers.

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I had worked for a few years at the Joshua Tree court, so I've come to know both Ravi, the owner, and his wife. They are very friendly and considerate, which made staying there much easier when you consider the heat of the high desert. I've recently stayed there in January 2015, and again, Ravi was very accommodating. He is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It's our second time at the inn and we had a great experience. You can walk to restaurants easily. Beds are comfortable, rooms are clean. The owner is an amazing person. We had a wonderful time during our stay. The inn is very close to the main entrance of the park which is very convenient. Ravi and his wife are... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I stayed 3 nights at the Safari Motor Inn and it was a good choice! Especially because of the owner Ravi, a very kind and helpful man. I felt at home. The room was cozy and clean, the king size bed very comfortable. I can highly recommend Safari Motor Inn. Lukas G.

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Torrance
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

First, the positives: comfortable bed, good location close to Joshua Tree NP and restaurants, quiet at night, nice manager. Now, the negatives: noisy heater, shower and sink drain that were very sluggish, repairs needed--some minor things that could easily be done--exterior light that made the room far too bright at night, and the blinds just weren't enough. I should have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I recently moved to Joshua Tree, CA. and stayed for several nights at the Safari Motor Inn. The accommodations were very satisfactory, but the real highlight of my stay there was the staff, most notably the Manager, Ravi. This gentleman went out of his way to make sure that I had everything I needed to make my time at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This hotel is all you could wish for. It is clean, comfortable and has the most friendly owners, who will do their utmost to make you feel at home. Wifi works very well and so does the air conditioner. The building may be a bit old, but the shower looks to have been recently retiled and -once again- everything is... More 

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