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Portal Motel

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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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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104 reviews 104 reviews
21 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Goodyear, Arizona, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This is a small roadside hotel in a small town. On our tail end of a very long road trip we stayed here and it was very nice. The owners are very nice and helpful and it was very clean. Everything we needed was provided. The AC worked well. The bathroom was spacious. They have a larger room with three... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

The room was very clean, reasonably priced, and remodled. Though not very big it was nice and on the highway through town and walking distance to all restrants. The staff was very nice and room had a reffer and microwave.

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Kane, Pennsylvania
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

stayed overnite --good clean cheap motel right in town within walking distance to everything

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012 via mobile

We were hiking thru on the Pacific Crest Trail we walked into town with blisters an complete exaustion. Knowing it was a holiday weekend we asked if they could accomadate us, they had told us that we could stay for 2 nights but not more becouse the room was reserved. The following morning they told me check out time was... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

This is a small, out-of-chain motel. It is very moderately priced and conveniently located. You need to call in for reservations. It was recently renovated and has everything a tired traveler needs: clean comfortable beds, nice hot showers, fridge, microwave and a wide-screen TV. Room was very clean. Even if prices are lower than in other motels in the area,... More 

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Address: U.S. 395, Lone Pine, CA
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Lone Pine
Number of rooms: 17

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