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Cactus Inn

301 Pine St, McLean, TX 79057
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norman, Oklahoma
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Was on my way back from California visiting my daughter needed a place to stay for the night do to being very tired .Was greeted at the front door by a very sweet little girl think it was the owners granddaughter she lead me in to the office were I greeted by a very nice looking sweet lady who took... More 

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Edgemont, Arkansas
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89 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Pull up to the door after riding the bike all day, NO WHERE ELSE to stay in McLean....it has a note: Call (telephone number) clerk will be here in 5 minutes.... geez. I am not here for the nostalgic Route 66 ambiance. I want to get clean, eat somewhere and get some sleep.... 2 out of 3 was all that... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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328 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Love this place, not much around but a perfect stop along Route 66. The rooms are very big, super clean and the staff is just lovely. A very good restaurant is a short walking distance away. Wifi and plenty of tv channels.

Thank Adele H
Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

These places have all died off, all but a few and not many of those left that you would want ti stay at but this is the one. An original Rt 66 motel, well maintained, very clean and cheap. And right next door to the only dinner restaurant in town and it was great. Bbq beef ribs and sausage and... More 

Thank Jim W
Hobart, Australia
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

The room was adequate, but rather musty. It was missing a lampshade - too bad!; asked for ice - had run out but we could get some down the road. Not inclined to help. Untapped potential here but I suspect weekly rentals are easier.

Thank Tina M
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

nice comfy bed, large room, needs some basic touches, but on the whole not a bad place to rest your head for the night. Had a coffee maker in the room, which is a nice touch, but personally we would have preferred a kettle to make good old fashioned welsh tea.

Thank Marie D
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I've stayed at the Cactus Inn many time and the owner took pride in this little gem from the past. He kept it upgraded and even added wireless internet. There was even one larger room, the suite, next to the office. The "maid" lived in my Granny's old house and did hair styling there. Reading one rating saying a room... More 

Thank John H
San Diego, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed one night at this throwback motel on old Route 66. Large room, funky bathroom, needs some work but spotless sheets and comfy. It was great fun to stay in and felt like it was quite a find. Lots less expensive than the chains, and enjoyed supporting the small business. Yes, the carpets needed cleaning and the beds needed to... More 

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Hernando, Mississippi, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I stayed at the Cactus inn in 2012 and loved it but stayed again in Sept 2014 and it was awful. To say the room was filthy is an understatement. It looked like the floors had not been cleaned in years and you couldn't pay me to take a shower in that tub. We had driven 16 hours that day... More 

Thank Theresa P
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our plan is to stay in as many Rt 66 motels as possible and here we are. Just as one would imagine the days gone by, this motel fits the bill! It is clean, tidy- the rooms are pleasantly roomy and comfortable. It is so very peaceful - the birds are chirping and a gentle breeze is blowing. We walked... More 

Thank Sue E
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