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Ray's Den Motel

405 North Edwards, Independence, CA 93526
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Ray's Den Motel
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Independence
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Seattle
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The room was very nice with a table and two chairs. Also had a coffee pot and microwave. Bed was good. Bath was fine and had a nightlight. Our only problem was that Jenny's cafe is only open Wed-Sat so our Tues evening meant snacking in the room. There is a small casino/truck stop about 2 miles north that serves... More

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Ephrata, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Wow you have got to be kidding clean! Linda ad her mother Shirley were fabulous hosts. The price was awesome so I stayed 4 nights and saw the sites in the area. I loved this part of my trip. Beds good, microwave, coffee pot and fridge. I studied Linda's books from the office about the film museum and Alabama mountains.... More

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Silverlake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

A group of 6-7 of us 'Moto-Geezers' get together every year for a 4-5 ride. This year (2013) we based ourselves @ Ray's Den. Linda, the owner, was great. Friendly and trusting. (I won't reveal an check-in secrets here, but suffice to say it was a first-class experience.) The place is small (about 8 rooms). Everything is clean and well-maintained.... More

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GLOUCESTER POINT
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This area is not overrun with hotels and motels but Ray's Den is the best Mom & Pop that I have stayed in. Cleanest motel that I have ever stayed at. Only 8 rooms but they are furnished nicely and are most comfortable with free parking in front of your room. The rates are excellent for this area and the... More

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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We were only passing through while visiting Death Valley but we were quite comfortable here at Ray's Den Motel. It's a small place (8 rooms, I think) taken care of by the lady who owns the place. It's obvious that she takes a lot of care to make sure her place is nice and her guests are comfortable. I like... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Stayed here last night would definitely recommend it if you are travelling the 395 from Death valley. Linda, the owner very friendly and helpful. Rooms are immaculate with gourmet coffee, fridges, microwave,outdoor seating. And toiletries. The only downside was the Wi-Fi it was quite slow but don't let it turn you off. If you do stay eat in Jenny's cafe... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

very lovely stay...comfortable, clean room...Owner is a lovely lady with great stories...I would recommend this place to all my friends...Jenny's cafe is a good place for breakfast...this is the spot to stay on the way to Yosemite

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South Wales
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34 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Cheap, very cheerful, comfortable, very clean and well located, in this quiet backwater of 500 souls. Our second stay, and we'd do it again. Eat at Jenny's café and you can't go wrong. I'm writing the rest of this because Trip Advisor insist on 0ver 200 characters.

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Spring Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We've stayed here several times, whenever we go up to the Eastern Sierras and it has definitely become our place to stay while there. We find Independence and Ray's Den an excellent base for visiting place to the south and to the north. As usual the rooms are spotlessly clean, about the cleanest we've ever stayed in. It's very enjoyable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Just got done hiking over 200 miles in the mountains and needed a hotel to wash up and relax in. It is a very clean establishment that felt like home with extremely friendly service and a good price. I would recommend Ray's Den to anyone who is stopping in independence or just passing through.

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Also Known As:
Ray`s Den Hotel Independence
Ray`s Den Hotel
Rays Den Hotel
Address: 405 North Edwards, Independence, CA 93526
Location: United States > California > Independence
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Independence

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