We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 11 Needles hotels

River Valley Motor Lodge

1707 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added River Valley Motor Lodge to your Saves list
River Valley Motor Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
56%
Ranked #6 of 11 hotels in Needles
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
899traveler Santa Barbara, California
Write a Review

16 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    3
    6
    4
    3
    0
See reviews for
3
5
4
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is GREAT! It's old, and in some ways run down but for under $40 per night (one person AARP discount) you get a decent size fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, very hot water with very strong water pressure, a good strong air conditioner unit. The king bed was quite comfortable, the towels were relatively new and thankfully... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night here. The guy was friendly enough on check in. The room was big with all you need as in coffee machine, fridge and microwave. It was nice and clean too. Was just a bit dated , our bathroom door didn't close but it all goes with the age of this motel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for one night having spent nearly 3 weeks travelling Route 66. Having had experience of budget motels and a few horror stories to tell we were quite wary (the sign 'no refunds after check in' always makes us worry!) but we were so impressed. A comfortable stay, a quiet area, working wi-fi and for the price it really... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Epsom, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The decor and furniture are a little tired, but the very large room - which had a TV, fridge, microwave, coffee maker & free wi-fi - was perfectly clean, as were the bedding and towels. The bed was comfortable ensuring we had a good night's sleep after a long driving through the desert. There are several eateries within a few... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salinas, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Large smoke free room, comfortable bed. Located on old Rte 66. Carpet, beds & walls clean. But the motel has seen better days ...in years past. Eastern wing, fully half of the rooms, closed due to fire that destroyed the last 3 units. So parking spaces were plentiful. Still, my full size PU stuck out into the driveway. The room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Indian Wells, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

it was easy to find, the property looked outdated. the rooms are outdated, carpet dirty, the personal wasn't dressed properly (undershirt and a short), Tv was hard to set up, we won't stay here again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bisbee, Arizona
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Moved to this motel after a disaster at previous nights stay. Pleasantly surprised by the large comfortable room. Motel is well off freeway but easy access return to I 40 and direct route north to Bullhead City or Laughlin. This motel location is insulated from the noise of trains passing through Needles. Facility is well maintained with plenty of parking.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris, France
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

This was a correct motel for one night. The place was a little old, but it was clean, so that was important. The woman at the reception at night was super friendly and the pool area was nice as well. Free coffee in the rooms as well as wi-fi. No complaints, clean and you get what you pay for. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vermont
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

I stayed here on the last night of a cross-country road trip and it was just what I wanted. Very cheap, quiet and the man at the front desk gave me my choice of rooms. I enjoy the no-frills old motel style and this was just what I was looking for. Good AC on a very hot night and room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Springs, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

This hotel is OK, but the pool was dirty and it was not even cool, the temp of the pool must be around 90 degrees, not refreshing at all. The bathroom is dirty and I didn't even want to take a shower. The flat screen TV is nice, the room is big the air conditioner works great and the bed... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to River Valley Motor Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about River Valley Motor Lodge

Address: 1707 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Needles
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 11 hotels in Needles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your River Valley Motor Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage River Valley Motor Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.