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Whispering Elms Motel, Campground, & RV Park

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Great Basin National Park, Highway 487, Baker, NV 89311
Whispering Elms Motel, Campground, & RV Park
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Abbotsford, Canada
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186 reviews 186 reviews
30 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay for one night close to Lehman caves. Whispering Elms is a very basic motel, with an adjacent RV park and campground. The motel rooms are in a single, one-storey block. The amenities are few, the furnishings are old, the carpets are dusty, and the A/C did not work. But, the bed was clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Close to Great Basin NP. Stayed in one of the rooms. Basic, but nice. Walls are paper thin. Good wireless access. Nice and shady. Owners & staff are very nice. Nice location for a quick get away during the off season.

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Bicknell, Utah
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It is always nice to go to a place with friendly staff, and good drinks. The bar tender Chuck makes the BEST Bloody Mary I have ever had!! If you are in the area this is a must stop. Little at a time the place is trying to improve.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were in town to see the stars at Great Basin National Park. We saw the bar was open and decided to drop in for a beer before heading up in the cold winter night. When we walked in we were greeted by Chuck. Chuck was extremely nice and we talked to him for a long time about the surrounding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Beautiful place, great rooms, and awesome people! Management is friendly and out going! Location is peaceful, quiet, and relaxing. Plenty of things to do and placed to see. Never had any problems with bugs, and airways nice people around.

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Utah
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I wish that we would have made the drive to Ely as there aren't really any decent places in this town. Agree with Jennifer D, is one of the worst motels I have ever stayed in. Baker is a lesser traveled area and offers no chains or real competition, probably cannot support them with the smaller amount of tourist traffic.... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We parked our trailer there from mid December-mid January, (yes a month), for our hunt, their first winter open. It was perfect. Was it cold, yes. Did the pipes freeze, yes. Did it snow, yes. Everything you would expect for winter conditions. Did Chuck, (manager) tell us this was going to happen, YES. Chuck and Jen were very accommodating to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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46 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not exactly on the cutting edge for style, but adequate for three nights. I stayed in a motel room and got a good night's sleep each night. The folks in the campground and other units were all nice and quiet. A little more cleaning into the corners of the room would be appreciated, but it was very clean everywhere else.... More 

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Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Just stay away from this place. I stayed at the Whispering Elms this summer during a visit to Great Basin National Park. It is really a run-down trailer park and I don't know why anyone would stay there to camp when the beautiful park is just 6 miles away. We were unable to bring camping equipment with us on this... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This place is great! Cliff and jen are the sweetest. Couldn't have asked for more! Great people, great drinks, great laughs! A quaint oasis in Nevada that you must stop at to say hi to the friendly locals. Highly recommended stop!!!!!

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