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River Valley Motor Lodge

1707 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363
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Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Needles
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Yucaipa, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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84 reviews 84 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here last night. The lady that runs the motel is wonderful, friendly! Our room is huge, room 22. Close to pool. Very clean, Lovely beds, pillows. Big fridge, tv, great mirrors. Everything u could need. It's mega cheap we paid $44. Right next to great bar, food places. So nice. We used pool yesterday large... More

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San Ramon, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have to admit, my expectations weren't very high for the River Valley Inn mainly because the price was so low. I was beyond surprised by what we got when we arrived. From the exterior, it looks like an older motel, but we found that our king room was very spacious and seemed recently remodled. The large room had a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Now known as the River Valley Inn, this motel was so much better than anywhere else I have ever stayed in it's price range. The motel is right on Route 66 and my inclusive cost was less than $42 . The location is quiet and about a mile from I40. The room (#9) was outstanding. It was large, clean and... More

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Address: 1707 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Needles
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Number of rooms: 30
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