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Murphey's Motel

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51493 Highway 395, P. O. Box 57, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Irving, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel was perfect for our visit to Yosemite. While not in the park itself, Lee Vining is located right outside the east entrance. The motel was perfect for our stay since we needed a safe and clean place to stay after a long day in the park. The motel staff is EXCELLENT! Friendly, helpful, and professional. The rooms are... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a room when I got smoked out of Yosemite. CJ was great, able to get me in a room with a kitchenette earlier than check in time. Very lucky for me!!. The room was clean, very well maintained. The kitchenette was much more than I expected in terms of space and what was available for use. Comfortable bed. Nice... More

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Kalona, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling in Nevada by motorcycle and cell service in places is sketchy at best. I called Murphey's to ask about room availability for that particular night and got the hotel voicemail. CJ called me back, left a message; and we did that at least two or three times. The upshot of the whole experience was that CJ was... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lee Vining is a charming little town after crossing the majestic Tioga Pass. Mono Lake is the dominant feature in the area but unfortunately this hotel has no views (wrong side of the road). Pros - easy check in, friendly staff and good price Cons - room we had was tucked away at the back and was very dated. There... More

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LOS ANGELES, CALIF.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got sick while on a back backing trip in the Sierra's , I cut the trip short and drove towards 395. When I got to Lee Vining stopped at Murphy's to see if they had a room. They did and because they could see I was not in great condition gave me a room on the back side of... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this little gem of a motel after travelling all day, and wanting to stay somewhere before we went into the park on the next day. What a pleasant surprise! The size of the room, comfortable bed, the cleanliness, and the hospitality of the manager was wonderful. Walked up the street a ways and ate outside at a great little... More

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My husband and I booked a room for 5 nights at Murphys. We were meeting friends who were driving an RV and staying at a park. As soon as we arrived, one of our friends became very ill and had to return home (a 6 hour drive) so we cancelled our other 4 nights. Diana was very pleasant about it,... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Murphey's turned out to be a good choice for three single women friends as they had a spacious, reasonably priced (for Lee Vining) room with three beds, a large refrigerator and microwave. I was originally a little concerned that there might be a problem with road noise as our upstairs room was very close to the highway, but it turned... More

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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

On scenic trips to Mono Lake this is the place of choice. Well kept, spacious rooms, comfortable in all seasons. Make a reservation or arrive by noon. They easily fill up and although there are other places to stay in Lee Vining this is the only one that accepts pets.

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Almere, Nederland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

You really pay for the location. The motel is nothing special. The room is a bit old, but clean and has enough space. Breakfast is not included. It is a good location to visit Mono Lake and Yosemite NP (which are both beautiful!).

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Additional Information about Murphey's Motel

Address: 51493 Highway 395, P. O. Box 57, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
Murphey`s Hotel Lee Vining

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