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Budget Inn & Suites Ridgecest

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   831 N. China Lake Blvd., Ridgecrest, CA 93555
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Ranked #11 of 13 hotels in Ridgecrest
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Petoskey, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The 3 things I look for in a room. OK, so it's not much to look at, but to me this place was an oasis in the desert. I stayed here on 2 separate occasions 2 weeks ago. Yea, I came back even a 2nd time. The room has a fridge, microwave, desk, chair and flat screen TV. A shower,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stayed for one night on my way back from Death Valley. Quite basic, but reasonably comfortable and slept well. Bed linen clean and good supply of hot water. Parking directly outside room. There is a small cafe adjoining, which I guess is ok for a quick breakfast, albeit I preferred to walk to Denny's despite being almost mile distant. Little... More

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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We came there in Winter (dec. 29 - about 43°F outside) and arrived in a very cold room. Heather is performed by the air-conditionner unit which is not efficient. It took about 30 min to start blowing almost hot air. It never become sufficient to stay comfortably. Heather is very noisy and thus must be stopped at night. Rooms near... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I've stayed at the Ridgecrest Budget Inn on several occasions. It is a basic no-frills motel, and priced accordingly. The closest thing to a problem I ever experienced was on a chilly afternoon with a heat exchanger that appeared not to be working. The person at the desk assured me it would be fine if I gave it a few... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Heater barely worked, very cold room in winter. Receptionist nice but said the heater would get warmer later which it didn't. Used the hair drier to heat room in the end! Very thin blanket too so slept in clothes. Apart from that ok and wifi works.

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La Mesa, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The room was functional and it did have a fridge, which I required for my stay. When I got there, they couldn't find my prepaid reservation. Turned out "someone" put it in the wrong place. I told them the other person in my party (second room) wouldn't be there and they would charge the one night and refund the other,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Like another reviewer said, this place is a decent place to stay for one night. Although the place wasn't dirty, the room itself was very small and cramped. There was not much space to move in around. Then again, I only stayed on the first floor and not the second and I think there are larger rooms (for a steeper... More

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Berlin, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

We had to stay one night in Ridgecrest and choose the Budget Inn for our stay. The location of this motel is pretty good. Shopping centers and restaurants are in walking distance. The rooms are tiny, but clean and okay equipped. Staff was very friendly.

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escondido, ca
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

I go to Ridgecrest on a regular basis for business. If I'm staying alone and want a clean, nice place to stay at a good price, I go to the Budget. I have stayed at most of the hotels in Ridgecrest over the years, and this is the best value in town. Unlike the Motel 6, it's safe and nice.... More

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Owner831, Manager at Budget Inn & Suites Ridgecest, responded to this review

David W., We here at the Budget Inn & Suites Ridgecrest appreciate your comments. Please know that it is our desire that each and everyone of our guest have the best possible stay. It is with such comments that we are able to improve upon our service so that should you stay with us again, we can hopefully exceed your... More

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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2010

I had to come to Ridgecrest for some Court related issues. I booked a place at the Vagabond Inn via internet as I was coming in from Maryland. However, when I got there the Vagabond turned me away saying they were booked. I ended up searching all over town but most every place was booked solid. I found the Budget... More

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Address: 831 N. China Lake Blvd., Ridgecrest, CA 93555
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Ridgecrest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Budget Inn & Suites Ridgecest 2.5*
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The Budget Inn & Suites is your home away from home, centrally located in the heart of Ridgecrest and only minutes away from the China Lake Naval Weapon Center. Whether you are on vacation, traveling for business or the military, our luxurious rooms will pamper you with all the comforts of home. You will wake up feeling relaxed and energized for the day ahead of you. The guestrooms offer the all the amenities, including; refrigerators, microwaves, hairdryers, cable tv, showtime, and shopping and restaurants in walking distance. ... more   less 
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