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Dow Villa Motel

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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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the Deep South
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2008

Spent one night in Lone Pine on the way to a camping trip in the Eastern Sierras. The Dow Villa Motel was a pleasant surprise recommended to us by friends. Quiet room, very very clean, comfortable bed. Bathroom was spotless and the shower had great water pressure. Window unit was a bit noisy but kept the room nicely cooled. It... More 

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Los Osos, CA
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2008

Everyone is right, this is a very nice hotel, especially for a little town like Lone Pine. Our room was above average for the price and very clean. The pool was busy with kids...be aware that it is a family place. We had a room in the single story section of the motel....we had asked for a quiet room and... More 

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Aldridge, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2008

Stopped here, in the Hotel as an overnight enroute from Yosemite to Las Vegas. Picked this place to stay just because of the connection to John Wayne/Western films. Price was superb, great value for money. Rooms were better than I expected for the price. Plenty of places to eat and drink nearby. No problems other than the front desk staff... More 

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Finchampstead
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27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2008

We've stayed here before and we choose the hotel rather than it's attached motel. Although the motel is more modern (and more expensive) we like the olde worlde feel that the hotel building has, even though the rooms are rather small and a little basic. Everything was clean and worked well, although the plumbing is clearly elderly. The hotel has... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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7 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2008

Delightful for the price. Under $100, pool (open before Memorial day, albeit cold), very nice staff (Craig @ front desk was very accomodating, efficient). Clean. Mattress was gushy. Nice to have a microwave & fridge in the room w/o asking. Pizza across the street was okay. Salad bar was not worthwhile. Had Sierra Nevada on tap...

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Sacramento, California
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25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2008

On a recent road trip to Death Valley from Sacramento, we stayed two nights in the Dow Villa Motel. We had only planned to stay one night on our way to DV, but liked the Dow Villa and Lone Pine so much, we decided to make it our stop on the way back, too! With AAA discount, our room with... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2008

...Avoid rooms directly over the lobby. The TV is on (loudl) all night.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2008

This is a nice, clean little place with a great price. We had problems with the wireless--seems that even though they tell you the rooms come with wi-fi, not every room receives it. Be sure to request, when booking, a room close enough to the office for good reception. By stepping out of the room a few feet we had... More 

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South Central Orange County, CA
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30 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2008

This was our second winter stay at the Dow Villa Motel, and we have no reason to stay anywhere else. The Dow Villa Motel is an excellent value. The rooms are above average for a motel in that they have TVs with DVD players, a refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, and toiletries provided. It certainly cuts down on the amount of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2007

We decided to book this motel as we were travelling from Yosemite to the Death Valley and needed a place to stay in the middle. To be honest we didn't expect much for the more or less £50 that we paid, but the motel has been refurbished recently and looks great. Everything was very clean. Lone Pine is a lovely... More 

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