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Clown Motel

521 N Main St, Tonopah, NV 89049
Clown Motel
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Scarborough
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night whilst on a 3 week road trip. Rooms in Tonopah were hard to come by and this was one of the few places that had one available when we drove in. The desk clerk was polite and happy to chat, and soon had us sorted out with a room. The room seemed fine with a... More 

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Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can't believe TripAdvisor members gave this place 3-1/2 stars. After reading the reviews we decided to book this hotel since our main criteria is that the room is clean. This was the dirtiest room we have ever stayed at. The carpet was gross, the top sheet on one of the beds smelled like vomit and the toilet had diarrhea... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have reviewed this place in the past as I have stayed at that motel numerous times. My last experience in June was less then favorable. I must say I was warmly greeted by the owner Bob. I got checked in and everything with my stay was perfect until Bob informed me that they were going to be upgrading Televisions... More 

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Cottonwood, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am rating this place a "3" just because I don't want people to be discouraged from staying here. Yes, the whole clown thing in the lobby is a little creepy, and it's not helped by the cemetery next door. But, the room was clean and cheap - only $42. We got a good night's sleep and a shower and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Tonopah was a convenient stop off between Yosemite and Yellowstone, and after reading about the Clown Motel in roadtrippers we had to give it a go! The reception is full of Clowns of all different shapes and sizes. The owner collects them and apparently will give you a free room if you bring him one! The rooms were bog standard... More 

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Taupo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Tonopah is located centrally for travel across Nevada and the Clown Motel is on the main road. A large sign welcomes bikers. This is a place that stands out on the Main Street, as being different. The other motels are fairly normal and I suggest a little predictable. Whereas the Clown Motel is an experience in its own right. I... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Yes, the Clown motel is old, dated and can use some updates, but the room was clean and comfortable and Bob the owner was extremely nice. When we got there, it was closed until 3 p.m. and when he did show up (at 3:30) he only charged us for 1 of our 2 dogs as "sorry i'm late". We would... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been traveling for 13 days now and even though this is not the fanciest motel it is the one I've liked the most. The rooms are nothing fancy but they have everything you need. The one thing they do have is great people. We were greeted with a smile and a hug, that is something... More 

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seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We have driven by many times and wanted to stay overnight because of rumors the motel was built over the Tonapah Cemetery.It was clean ,quiet and uneventful.If you are looking for a place just to rest ,it will work.By evening it is usually filled up because of construction workers staying there.They just sleep and head out early.

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is my second visit to tonopah it's the halfway point to Reno from vegas. The staff here were nice and the room was clean. It's not the newest or a Hyatt by any means but it serves the purpose. The hotel actually lost water during the night and the hotel refunded our money. I would recommend this place just... More 

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