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Portal Motel

U.S. 395, Lone Pine, CA
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Portal Motel
Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Lone Pine
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Mateo, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Portal Motel in Lone Pine a week ago. The motel room I was in was very basic with a very hard Queen bed with two very hard and quite uncomfortable pillows. In the room was a cabinet, no table, and two chairs, one of which had a significant stain on it. There was a flat screen tv... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Nothing fancy. No breakfast, but you are next door to McD's if you can stomach them. Grocery store is very expensive on some things, like tide. So be sure you have what you need or better yet, help support the little store & ignore my last statement. Room was clean & I'm staying there again in May.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Very nice lillte room. Room was clean, and updated. Did not expect the room to be so nice. Had a fridge, flat screen tv, coffee maker and a microwave. Bathroom had a tub with a shower. Was very quiet, and the bed was really comfortable.

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London, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

If you want a motel for decent night's sleep after a long drive through Death Valley then this is it. Checked in with the friendly Lata, straight into our room which was clean, comfortable and air con. Vital at 100'F! Motel is ideally located on the highway through Lone Pine but is set back so you aren't affected by the... More

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Pasadena, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I stayed here last month for one night for work. It is pretty surprising because it is a nice and clean little motel. Much more than what I expected actually. It's in walking distance to everything in town. I would definitely stay here again if need be. I thought there would be road noise due to how close it is... More

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Nevada City, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

My wife and I stopped here with our 5 month old and could not have asked for a better place to stay for the price. It has been recently remodeled and the staff was very accommodating (brought us extra blankets for the little one). Would def recommend Portals hotel to anyone who wants a clean and comfortable place to stay.

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South Haven, Michigan, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Long road trip and were here just one night. We had been staying in very nice national park lodges and this was our last night. We went for budget. This wasn't much of a budget, but my travel companion didn't want to stay at a chain hotel. We should have. Over priced. Small room, beds are alright, but not real... More

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san francisco
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Quiet, clean, and recently updated. The room was a nice size, pleasantly decorated, and with a kitchenette for an unexpected plus. Easy walk to restaurants. Only drawback was the early (10:30) checkout time..

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

This is a great place for your Mt. Whitney base "camp" or if you find yourself in Lone Pine. It's clean, reasonably priced, has good AC, a nice flat screen tv, fridge, coffee maker and really friendly owners. It's a great location in town too. Highly recommend it!!!

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Absolutely clean with wi-fi, big-enough fridge, good aircon, microwave and a bathtub! This is an older motel that was compleltely remodeled--very nicely--in recent years. This is the second year in a row we have stayed for several days. We will keep coming back. The people who own and operate this motel are friendly and just a pleasure to deal with.... More

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Address: U.S. 395, Lone Pine, CA
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Lone Pine

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