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El Portal Motel

301 Main Street, Beatty, NV 89003
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Beatty
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here mid way through a visit to Death Valley national park. Considerably cheaper than staying in the park, Beatty has all you need without fuss, which sums this motel up. Clean, secure and with very helpful staff, who happily talked us through diner and breakfast options (all of which are walkable). No frills, which won't suit everyone, but this... More 

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beatty is a hidden gem in the desert. This hotel was very welcoming; we said we had a booking which we had made directly via their website from the UK and they had our room available straight away. For a very small town on the edge of Death Valley, this motel was a fantastic experience and I'm amazed that other... More 

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Ackley, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was tough to decide between poor or average for this motel. The rooms are large but very dated and in serious need of updates, the beds were clean and comfortable, the carpet was filthy, the cost was low. The room door had no security whatsoever besides a simple handle lock. No deadbolt or latch. The windows are not secure.... More 

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Viborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The room was fine, a normal motel room I guess, clean. It is a good place to stay for a few days to visit Death Valley. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and gave good advise of where to eat / things to do.

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Deming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The staff is very welcoming and friendly. For an older hotel in a very small town, it well serves the purpose. Room was big and clean. Unlike the previous review, our bed was soft. Can hear other guests talking (and other things) through the walls, and banging the door to the room (which is hard to open and close.) If... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Staff was helpful. Room was large and clean, bed was hard. I could hear our neighbor coughing. There was no ice machine or coffee maker. OK for a one-night transit hotel but I would not want to stay longer. We stayed in the "newer" addition behind the hotel - maybe the rooms in the original are quieter.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Stayed here and it was clean, spacious and quiet. Bed's were comfy though the hotel is older, it's a great value! Room had a fridge, coffee pot and plenty of hot water! Breakfast is not served and hotel does not have a restaurant. If you're traveling from Vegas, you can stop at Walmart and pick up supplies for your Breakfast... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stayed here on our way from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park. El Portal is a nice, simple motel. Nothing fancy, it had all we needed. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom had a bathtub with nice shower. Most important, however, we found the room to be very clean. Check-in was friendly and quick and we were asked... More 

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Estes Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Certainly less expensive than staying in the park and Beatty is a quirky town. Huge room with fridge and microwave. No hair dryer which was a bummer. WiFi was intermittent but again clean rooms with towels replaced every day and it was quiet except for the slamming of doors which was unavoidable as they stick. Some ok restaurants in town... More 

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Definitely recommend this hotel to people who aren't camping in DVP. There is a microwave, fridge, heater, and a clean bathroom. The furniture is well maintained and the room was spacious for four. Good wifi too! P.S. Bring your own hair dryer and food for breakfast!

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