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River Valley Motor Lodge

1707 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Clemente, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in room 21. Stayed for one night. This room is bugged with video and audio recording. My vehicle was broken into and I was threatened by the thugs who live there. Place is full of drug addicts. I was truly scared for my life and property while there.

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Queretaro, Qrto., MX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paid $52 for two of us to stay here one night. Would have been just $38 for one person. Super clean, comfortable bed, fridge and microwave. They even let us park our moving truck in the courtyard to keep an eye on it. Great stay, we'll return next time we're passing through.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

As with most reviews my wife and u stopped off here as we were passing through from San Diego to the Grand canyon. Tye room was comfortable large and clean. When we arrived it was 106F temp so the swimming pool was nice to cool down Area around the motel is a bit bleak but we found a nice cafe... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Me and my girlfriend stayed here as a stop off between San Diego and the Grand Canyon. The room was very spacious with a nice bathroom and separate sink with fridge. The room was also clean and the air con worked fine all be it a little noisy but that's pretty much expected. They also had cable with loads of... More 

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It had been a while since I had stayed at River Valley Motor Lodge, and on this last visit I am happy to say that they have begun making improvements in the rooms. There was new furnishings, beddings and upgrades done to the bathrooms. I had a pleasant stay and am planning on revisiting again. Needles is a small town,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Needles isnt the most happening place, and downtown is pretty much dead - but this motel was a decent enough place to stop, the room was big and offered a microwave, fridge and comfortable beds. There is a clean pool.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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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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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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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