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Drifter Motel, Restaurant and Lounge

711 Silver Heights Boulevard, Silver City, NM 88061
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El Paso, Texas
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place has been around for over forty years and still has good food. Had a morning meeting with friends on a Sunday. Wasn't crowded. The wait staff was wonderful and food came quickly. I had french toast,bacon and hash browns.

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Seguin, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Do yourself a favor. Skip this place!! The beds were horrible. As if sheets/blankets were not changed for several days. On arrival, rude staff. On entry of room, moldy cigarette smell. Bathroom was a disaster. Looked like a pack of dogs left hair in the sink & shower. The bed was even worse. Found red hair, blonde hair and black... More 

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9 Thank Lee K

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Boise, Idaho
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We ended up here because everything else in town was booked (or way overpriced) during the Blues Festival. The A/C did not work in the entire motel. Later I overhead another guest say the A/C did not work during the festival the previous year either. Coincidence or a money saver for the owners when people are desperate for motel rooms?... More 

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Budel,
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

I booked my stay via internet from The Netherlands were we live. Seemed like a good choice. After we checked in ( and payed of course) the woman at the desk say "we have a little problem. Our airconditioner broke down but the rooms are cool enough". My foot !! It was hot in the room.! And there came an... More 

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5 Thank Pieter v
NM
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2009

Motel was outdated, wore out and tinny rooms. Restaurant is great, lounge was friendly and a big dance floor. Just avoid the overpriced for what you get.

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5 Thank utobobo
las vegas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2009

Didn't stay at the hotel, as it didn't have any internet access. But did do breakfast at the restaurant. It's a very "locals" place, which was good. Place was very busy, so busy we used the counter. Wait staff very quick on their feet, coffee offered very quicly and order taken with same rapidity. Food is very basic eggs,pancakes, simple... More 

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1 Thank vegasrider
Bloomington, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2006

looks like a slum. everything is frayed surprised to find it was clean .mattress was firm. at $38 i had no complaints.

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4 Thank L-the-fiddler
Chicago, IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2005

I needed a shower after I left The Drifter. The place looked filthy and chairs were dirty, see my pix. We got out of there ASAP.

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Yonkers, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2003

This place has central air-conditioning. Translation: guests have no control over room temperature. Even though there is a thermostat in the room it will do you no good to fiddle with it; it doesn't work. Temperature of the room was not to our liking. We switched rooms but encountered the same problem in the second room. Its centrally controlled; get... More 

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