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River Valley Motor Lodge

1707 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363
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River Valley Motor Lodge
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Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Needles
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Because around here campground are super expensive, we chose to add few more dollar to have real bed. River valley is a ok motel, rooms are big, bed are comfortable. Fridge doesn't work, and their is a grim general atmosphere. But like I said, when you don't have a lot of money, this motel does his job and is fine... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

AC didn't work well and was very loud. Refrigerator did not work at, neither did the coffee pot. Pool was closed. Shower head is located at about 5' level. Bed sagged terribly in the middle. The permanent residents staying at the hotel were a scary bunch.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My brother and I were on vacation and wanted to stay around Needles for a couple of days. Most motels were cheap, but this one at least was clean with no problems or with the people in other rooms. It is a 37.99 room, which my wife would have walked away from. There was no breakfast, ice machine and pop... More 

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Yucaipa, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
8 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to this motel after reading the glowing reviews and I can honestly say the reviews are overrated to say the least And while it is true that the rooms are large the furniture is quite sparse and it is clear where they did the renovation because they haven't finished closing the gap between the new wallboard and the... More 

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Yucaipa, California
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162 reviews 162 reviews
12 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We trust our fellow Trip Advisor reviewers to provide details that help us pick accommodations but unfortunately this "4 star" motel is a bust. Here R something's the reviews don't tell you. There are roaches. The ice bucket should have an unused plastic liner, instead it's a recycled one flipped upside down on the microwave. The bottom sheet had a... More 

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Claremont, California
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16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

So I knew I'd be tired at about 11 hours of driving and there would be nothing else for another two hours, so I stayed in Needles. And I was pleasantly surprised to find this rather inexpensive, clean, quiet, sorta out of the way, 'motor lodge'. Get off the freeway and drive through town, it's the 50-60's again. Easy to... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This place worked well for us when passing through Needles CA and needing a place to crash for the night. It was clean, comfortable, and quiet. The price was reasonable when you are only spending a few hours and just want a good nights sleep. We were happily surprised to have a microwave and fridge in our room. It seemed... More 

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wales
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Large clean room, comfortable bed good WiFi at a reasonable price. We stayed in one of the recently renovated rooms which has a fridge, microwave and coffee making facilities and decent air con. Nothing fancy, but excellent value for money. Didn't try out the pool, but it looked clean and well maintained.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Awesome old school version of the old motor lodges that still exist on Route 66 and other 'motoring' routes in the US. Cheap, convenient to I-40, on Route 66 and minutes away from retail. Room was clean, if dated, typical amenities. I think we paid $50 or so for one night. There is a pool, but we did not swim.... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Currently being renovated, this was a fabulous find. The room is large with king size bed, microwave, fridge, TV, air con and fan and super fast wifi and all for under $50! On Route 66, the edge of the Mohave Desert and near Joshua Tree NP

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