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Budget Inn & Suites Ridgecest

831 N. China Lake Blvd., Ridgecrest, CA 93555
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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had been hiking in Death Valley and then drove to Ridgecrest and needed a place to stay for the night. We were exhausted and happened across this place. It was cheap and seemed average for a motel. I have never experienced such rudeness. We asked to see the room first, but the man behind the counter... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Budget Inn & Suites for your recent stay. Thank you also for taking the time to fill out a guest review. It is these reviews that help us to be sure that the standards which we wish to maintain are upheld. I hope that the next time you are in our area you will choose to... More 

San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Not kidding. There really was no coffee. Not in the room, not at the office. No way to even heat water for instant. This place is not for everyone. It’s an old, squat motor court, and though the paint is fresh and the bathroom fixtures new, the room is small and cramped and the furniture strictly thrift-store. For $55 a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The reception lady was friendly which boded well, but the rooms were very small. Wifi intermittent and most important of all if you're travelling - water was nowhere near hot enough for a shower. Starbucks across the road and Ale's was good for evening meal

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Newark, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were just passing through Ridgecrest so decided to stay at a really inexpensive place. Here are the pros and cons: Pros: This place was nice and clean, even the shower. There was a microwave and refrigerator in the room, although not needed for a one night stay. The Manager Danny was nice and very apologetic when the credit card... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were only staying for one night on our way to Hollywood from Vegas(thank goodness!) was clean but very cramped the fridge wasn't working, you had to run the water for ages before it came hot, we couldn't get the air con to work, the lampshade still had cellophane on(strange) which was very dusty! There is a mall across the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

I was with my wife and two friends here and it was perfect. Very clean and quite, cheap and very friendly. The motel is kindly managed by a lovely family that also took care of our car during our 4days bike tour.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were happily surprised to find that this motel was very clean, comfortable, and great for a night's stop on our road trip up Scenic Route 395. Our room slept 5, and it was comfortable enough for us, a family raveling on a budget.

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Petoskey, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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132 reviews
106 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 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
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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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