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Shoshone Inn

State Highway 127, Shoshone, CA 92384
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at this site three times over the past few years and seen considerable improvement largely due to pruning of the brush around the pool and the adjacent artificial marsh. The site is an older, funky site with very reasonable rates and a nice warm (~90 deg-not hot) spring pool across the back road. The most recent site... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The management of this inn should be an example for all businesses on how to handle a bad situation. After leaving a review about a negative previous stay, they contacted us and invited us back to give their property another try. Things could not have been better the second time. The manager, Elaine, was very friendly and attentive, making sure... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed one night here in November while passing through. Honestly, I can't find much to recommend. The room was not updated, but neither was it charming. The "Cable TV" was 10 channels, barely good enough reception to watch. The "Pool" was located at the RV park, 1/4 mile up the road. The backstory Shoshone (pop. 31, everything owned by... More 

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manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed at the inn before our travels through Death Valley the following day. Loved it, what you expect an old motel in America to be like. Remote, we loved the fact that Shoshone was such a small place, this is why we booked. There was only us at the motel this evening and even though we were late arriving... More 

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ShoshoneInn, Manager at Shoshone Inn, responded to this review

We are extremely pleased to hear you enjoyed what Shoshone Village has to offer. During your next stay, please take time to enjoy our Historic Walking Tour of Shoshone. Guided by a map and a detailed description, you are sure to be amazed! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

After several excellent meals at Shoshone's only restaurant over the past two years we decided to try the Inn; figured it had to be at least as good as the motels in Beatty. We were wrong. The room was in poor condition, dusty, peeling paint over the bed, toilet broken. The "cooler," sounded like a car engine in the middle... More 

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ShoshoneInn, Manager at Shoshone Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Our guest's opinions are greatly appreciated. We do apologize for any inconveniences this situation has caused you. We would like to assure you that all of the problems have been fixed. As we are under renovations. We do hope you will enjoy the newly remodeled Whiffle Tree Cabin upon you next stay at the... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Shoshone is a one-horse town 50 miles from the nearest settlements at Baker and in Death Valley. It has one motel, one bar, one restaurant and one garage/general store. Shoshone Inn is the motel and the art where we stayed which as set back from the rest showed its age with quaint wooden rooms and a porch where you can... More 

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ShoshoneInn, Manager at Shoshone Inn, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay despite a few issues. We are in the process of training new employees and can assure you that the issues have been addressed. We look forward to your next visit. We will soon be celebrating Shoshone's heritage at our Old West Days. We will be offering great music, dancing, Deep pit... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This RV was lovely. Quiet in early August. Hummingbirds all around. A great pool fed with incredibly warm water from a local spring and great facilities. A lovely library with loads of books, VHS. Players and videos. A clean laundry etc. Free wifi worked at our spot over by the pool, but was pretty slow.

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Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Don't know what happened to SonjaS1, but I stayed at Shoshone Inn about the same time and the staff was most helpful and courteous, the room was comfortable, and the location is GREAT! I have led many international field trips to Death Valley with overnight stays at the Shoshone Inn; none of my participants have ever complained about the staff... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Avoid at all costs unless you enjoy being reprimanded and racially insulted by their flipping maid!!! (yes: the person who cleans the rooms (or not as that appeared to be in this case) considers it part of her role to antagonize paying customers rather then staying well behind the scenes and leave customers well alone) Apart from that nothing positive... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Stayed two nights while heading to Death Valley. The motel is clean, however in much need of repairs. There were cracks in the ceiling and the bathroom needed to be updated. The staff was very helpful and did the a good job. The wifi did not work so it was difficult to receive or send email.

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Address: State Highway 127, Shoshone, CA 92384
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Shoshone
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Number of rooms: 16
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