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Amargosa Opera House and Hotel

HR-C 608 Death Valley Junction, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014
PipBillington Winchester, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

we stayed with our four children for one night. Whilst the hotel's facilities are modest the opera house is unmissable and the story of Marta Becket and her commitment to her arts is very moving. The buildings have an incredible history and the staff couldn't be more helpful and interesting. We had clean rooms with fabulous murals. If you are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is not for everyone. It is in the middle of a ghost town (nearest habitation is 7 miles away). The hotel and Opera House have a rich history which is very interesting. However, as a stop-over you do need to be prepared. We arrived at 3:00pm, the room keys were taped to the locked front door of the... More

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Hawthorne, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After driving by for many years, I finally got the courage to stay the night.. and I'M GLAD I DID!!. I have seen the documentary about Marta called "Amargosa", So I kinda knew what I was in for. Yes, the place is old and run-down - BUT, the room was clean (#22) and had incredible hand-painted murals on the walls... More

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Camas, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My advice: Call ahead! If you are considering a stay at the Amargosa, and you're in need of special services (like a refrigerator for medications, or a special diet from the cafe), let the staff know! Again, I have not been to the Amargosa for quite a few years, but know this: the DESERT location is ISOLATED, and the buildings/rooms,... More

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Wijhe, Nederland, Europa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at 16.15 hours in the afternoon, check in is from 3 p.m. There was no one there! Only an envelope with our name on it and a key of room 20...... After searching the private propertie a guy Jessy who lives with the 90 year old owner Martha, showed up. He told us no one could come because... More

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It cannot be denied that the hotel is old, and the decoration not suited to all tastes. But to be fair, it is still pretty decent. We did not suffer from smell or noise described in other reviews. The room was clean, maybe be not shiny perfect clean, but good enough (and cleanliness IS important to me). Main thing is,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed at the hotel on two occasions and am sad to leave each time I go. I discovered Martha online and went out last year to see her glorious creation. I came back again this year and was just as delighted as I was the first time. You must see the opera house and spend time speaking to... More

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Rialto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Friendly staff, very clean, the art and history are amazing. It is old and needs repairs but obviously people are taking care of it and trying. You must stop here, it's a beautiful place stoped in time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Woooowwww,,,,, this incredible place i just fine in the middle of no were, is amazing, is historic place, very diferent of any hotel i been before, and am a musician for 30 years, so i been in a lot hotels, i read something abbout the bad odors in the hotel, i dont know before, now,,, is great stay here, so... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were attracted by the spot and the history behind it. It was a disappointment to discover that the beauty of this place is kept in the past. Looking at the video of mrs Martha Becket it came into our minds that this lady, with all the respect that she deserves, doesn't realize that people come here to have a... More

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Address: HR-C 608 Death Valley Junction, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
Location: United States > California > Death Valley National Park > Death Valley Junction
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Number of rooms: 15
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