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Safari Motor Inn - Joshua Tree

61959-29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Joshua Tree
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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Silverthorne, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is a great place to stay for a night. We tent camped the previous seven nights all over the southwest, so the hot shower was more than welcome. Great location for entering the NP, front desk personnel was friendly. If you find yourself in need of a place to stay in desert, this is your spot. The tv works,... More

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Ventura, California
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188 reviews 188 reviews
52 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I seek out old style one story motor inns where you park in front of your room. This place has that, plus a giant clean pool, clean rooms, front and back doors which looks on to a fenced patio with sunrise views. Nothing fancy but the air conditioning works well, there is a mini fridge and microwave, small tv and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

HBO is available and the beds are very clean and nice. The staff is very nice and they are very accommodating and will take care of you to their ability and serve you with respect. The Safari Motel is right near the Joshua Tree Park entrance at Park Blvd. Good Luck

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

JUST BY CHANCE, came to Joshua Tree after the rains last month, the entire desert is fowers. A room at budget hotel Safari is perfect. Car is 4 feet from door, the bed firm, pool too cold, walks to town very closeby, and the shower is from that eternal basin of water in JT. Access is perfect, reserve for JY... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Ravi the owner was so sweet and helpful on arrival. We had a brief but wonderful stay here but found it really comfortable, especially the bed! The shower was strong- surprising for the desert! Overall amazing value. We would come back in a heartbeat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This motel has a good location to the park. The manager was really helpful and gave us all the information we needed plus a ten per cent off food at the joshua tree saloon. The room was basic but all we needed

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

My cousin and I stayed here for 5 days, while hiking in Joshua Tree National Park. Ravi was very welcoming, showing us several rooms and letting us choose. He knew we wanted a quiet place, so showed us a room in the back, very private, where we didn't hear any road noise. Our room at the Safari Motor Inn was... More

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Joshua Tree, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

While looking for a place to rent, my husband and I stayed at the Safari Motor Inn for almost 2 weeks. Ravi and Jasmine were wonderful. They gave us a lot of valuable information about Joshua Tree. The room was clean and basic. Heater worked fine. Had Wi-Fi, Microwave and Refrigerator. We had all we needed at a great price... More

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Joshua Tree, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Safari for close to two weeks and found it perfect . It was clean and inexpensive and we stayed warm during record breaking lows last month. The owners were more than kind and accomodating and went the extra mile to help us find a new place by giving great advice and literature. The... More

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Taos, New Mexico
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I did need a place last minute and found this place.. the owner, Jasmine was nice and welcoming but she neglected to mention there was no heat in the room( it was about 30 outside at night)Luckily I travel with an electric blanket. I found this a very cheap and uncomfortable place to stay. In fact I am shocked to... More

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glaciermelting, General Manager at Safari Motor Inn - Joshua Tree, responded to this review

Appreciate for your stay, for your kind information these A/C units are two-in-one Please always look both knobs heat+ heat side. I still remember check in time you were very tired did not wanted to fill up registration , sorry no rooms rents without ID and registration form fill.May be you did one knob left and another right cold side... More

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Address: 61959-29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEAREST Motel to JOSHUA TREE National Park w. Entrance & visitor center,(Only 1 block)LARGE POOL (summer). All Rooms are ground floor.FREE coffee & wifi in rooms. Friendly service.Free local town map for restaurants.Open 6.A.M. To 11.30 P.M.Arrangement for guests late night arrivals.We have 8 restaurants in walking distance. ... more   less 
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