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El Portal Motel

301 Main Street, Beatty, NV 89003
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Smithfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found El Portal thru Tripadvisor. Reviews helped with decision. Clean and spacious; friendly staff; room included microwave, wi-fi, and mini fridge. Not the place to stay if you're looking for luxury, but a nice hotel. Restaurants located nearby, on Main St, (go thru the one flashing stop light in town). Hotel provided a notebook of helpful information on the area.

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greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ok I wont mince my words and being as straightforward as I can, I must confess that I think I left my heart back in Beatty (or should I call it Bea(ut)ty?), Nevada. El Portal Motel was our spot of stay. We had a five star service, in a scenic motel, very clean, very quiet and very cozy. Run by... More

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Los Angeles, California
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46 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Staying inside Death Valley isn't cheap, so we decided on the El Portal Motel in Beatty, NV. It's a short drive to the park, and we had 3 people with us and were able to get a room with 3 beds. Beatty is a very small town with very few restaurants to choose from. We ate at the fast food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

love this place we stay here every time when we are in Beatty...very friendly owners nice and cool pool and accommodations are old but very nice. Ask about the mexican food restaurant mama Sara's...yummmy

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Prescott, Arizona
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73 reviews 73 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A reasonably Priced hotel with large Clean rooms is what you will find here The owners are Friendly and full of local information. Grab a drink and sit by the pool in the evening and enjoy the fresh air and good company. Beatty is a town in the middle it's a nice stopping point on your way to Tahoe or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We rolled through Death Valley and reached the Portal around 4PM on July 1, 2014. "Swimming pool" was my 2nd sigh of relief. We stayed the one night and met 3rd generation owner Aaron and his awesome family. Highly recommended for location, price, comfort, cleanliness, and hospitality.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is an older motel, but a classic with very spacious rooms that are very clean and accommodating. The rooms have all the ammenities, to include free wi-fi. While it may be older, every thing was in working order and served the purpose. The staff are nice and helpful. I give it a very good rating because it is ideal... More

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St. Albert, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The original motel is very old an not used. Do not be discouraged as you will stay in a more modern addition. This is the best value near Death Valley. The owners are nice and the rooms are acceptable, clean and basic. Take their advice for restaurants.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Pulling up to the motel & entering the 'lobby' we were a bit doubtful of our choice. The owner was very friendly and helpful. The room - Lighting is dim and the room itself is dark. It is also very large. The beds were very comfortable, linens were nice, and even the pillows were good. Everything worked, even though many... More

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Sacramento, California
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49 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a nice option if you want an inexpensive option near Death Valley, but outside the park. We spent a night here and were happy with the accommodations. It's an old motel, with plenty of wear, but the room was clean and everything worked fine, including WiFi. We got a good nights rest and would stay there again.

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Address: 301 Main Street, Beatty, NV 89003
Location: United States > Nevada > Beatty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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