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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Kalona, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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40 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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 2 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 3 weeks ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Basel, Switzerland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed at Murphy's on our way from Yosemite National Park to Lake Tahoe. The room is really large and was clean. The shower head in the bathroom is so low that I had to bend down to wash my hair. The motel does not live up to its room rate.

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Wayland MA
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We arrived here quite late in the evening but the owner had waited up for us. She gave us very specific directions to our rooms. The rooms weren't fancy but they were clean. The shower was great. It is a convenient place to stay whether visiting Mono Lake or Yosemite. There is a raised outdoor patio with tables and chair... More

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

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