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Cactus Inn

301 Pine St, McLean, TX 79057
Cactus Inn
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Rating summary
  • 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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Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

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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.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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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 

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San Diego, California
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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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 

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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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Rooms were clean and comfortable. With no reservations, we stopped in after being a little road weary from traveling Route 66 and was pleasantly surprised. Very nice desk clerk and for less than $50 for the night, this was an exceptional motel. With that being said, the water pressure was a little low, but it still got the job done.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Spotlessly clean. Nice tile floor and western accents throughout the room. Comfortable bed and soft sheets! We actually preferred this to the four star resort we just came from in Nashville. Much more personality. Just a nice classic motel well maintained by friendly people.

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A nice family run motel. You couldn't say its overly trendy, but it does the job. everything you need in a accessible clean room. The local amenities are somewhat lacking though. We arrived on a Monday night, so the only restaurant was closed. We had to go to a gas station for food. Also note, if you'd like a beer,... More 

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South Carolina
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74 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Another vintage Route 66 motel, but kept up, not rundown, and clean. The Cactus is pretty basic, no phone, ice, clock, or breakfast, but it did have a microwave/refrigerator and in-room coffee. A group of drunk Mexicans had the room next to ours, and while they never got rowdy, they stayed out in the parking lot drinking until quite late.... More 

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