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Dow Villa Motel

310 S Main, P.O. Box 205, Lone Pine, CA 93545
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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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Tehachapi, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been staying at the Dow Villa whenever in Lone Pine over a 25 year period both in the motel and original building. Lots of character and history, rooms always neat, clean, up to date and very well decorated. The staff are very courteous and helpful. The front desk has always accommodated us if we've had to change arrival/... More

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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Electric circuits overloaded and some not working. Ancient TV used by John Wayne didn't work at all. Wifi anemic and intermittent. Pungent Smell of potroast permeated lobby and rooms. Front desk helpful and did their best with outdated electrical, TV, HVAC, and wifi.

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small room and no control of heating/cooling. Stayed in the original building which has loads of character and memorabilia especially about John Wayne. In the centre of town so easy access to restaurants and shops. Quite overnight.

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Santa Maria, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Dow Villa for 5 days before hiking up the Mt. Whitney Trail to hopefully begin a hike on the John Muir Trail (JMT) and, when I had to abort my attempt at the JMT, stayed at the Dow Villa for another 2 days before leaving for Southern California. I found the staff at the Dow Villa... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for 2 nights and it was comfortable with private bathroom. Air con was pipped through the hotel so could not be controlled from each roon which did make it a bit noisy but we use our ear plugs and it was not too bad. The room was clean and although no tea/coffee making facilities in room, coffe was... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dow Villa Motel was the perfect place to have a rest from driving on our West Coast tour. The rooms were extremely comfortable. Highly recommended! Very short drive from the incredible surroundings of Death Valley. It was incredible waking up to the beautiful sight of the Alabama Hills, literally opposite the hotel.

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Holon, Tel Aviv, Israel
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very big and we got there around 9pm so we had no parking inside. We parked outside on the back worrying for the luggage in our car (too big to carry up the stairs for just one night, everyday for a long trip..). There was a game room/salon at the entrance which was really beautiful and cared... More

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Bakersfield, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I spent two nights for only $87.00 per night. The hotel was built in the 1920's.. The motel is in the back. The hotel has so many photos of all the movie stars that stayed at the hotel like John Wayne and Gene Autry. The area is famous for its hiking trails, Mt. Whitney, and the many movies filmed in... More

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Wiehle, VA
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213 reviews 213 reviews
25 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I’m attaching a photo of a card I found on the desk in my room at the Dow Villa Motel. What would “Consumer Reports” think of a business using their trademarks? It’s one thing to say something like “If you like us, tell others. If not, please tell us so we can try to do something about it”, as this... More

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Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews 107 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

After 3 weeks of backpacking in the Sierras we were ready for hot shower and the comfort of a bed. Dow Villa delivered both. The stuff was friendly and found a room for us even though we arrived a day earlier then we had a reservation scheduled for. The original reservation we had was for the motel part where rooms... More

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Address: 310 S Main, P.O. Box 205, Lone Pine, CA 93545
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Lone Pine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 42
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Dow Villa Hotel Lone Pine
Dow Hotel Lone Pine

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