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Mt. Williamson Motel

P.O. Box 128, 515 S Edwards Street (Hwy 395), Independence, CA 93526
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Independence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Walnut Creek, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are usually in Lone Pine when we're down this far south on 395, but no more! This motel has everything you need, without the 'big city' crush of LP. ;) Doug was super helpful with my quest to find the pet cemetery in Aberdeen. Of course it was in Bishop! Great bfst too!

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we drove up on the property we immidiately loved it. Nice cabins with little trees next to them. Owner was really friendly and helpfull. Cabin was very clean and Tidy. Fridge and microwave in de badroom. Very nice shower. Nice little seat outside with 2 chairs and a table. Breakfast made personally for you. A bit early however :).... More

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Bakersfield, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a relaxing stay.. the owners are very accommodating.. rooms are super clean.. internet and tv selection is a little challenging but if you are getting away from the big city for relaxation or a hike then that wont bother you.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel a week ago. And now I want to recommend it to all who will need to stay in this place. Excellent hotel! Very comfortable, clean, and very friendly, helpful owners, We received help, tips for our further route, which were very much needed and helped us. Thank you so much!!

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Vail, Colorado
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a wonderful place. It may look unprepossessing from the road, but definitely stay here! The rooms are very clean, very comfortable (great beds) and air conditioned. Breakfast was very tasty and plentiful. The owners are knowledgeable, friendly and very helpful. If you're just passing through Independence this is a great place to stay. If you are coming on... More

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Newport, South Wales
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45 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We arrived late and awoke the next morning to a most stunning view of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada. Great owner who personally cooks you breakfast. Rooms are of a chalet type and had recently been upgraded. Unfortunately space was at a premium because there were 2 queen beds in the small bedroom. The fridge was in the bathroom! A great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed 1 night and arrived late. Owners left a note and key for us, true,ed on the a/c so room was nice and cool when we arrived. Homemade family style breakfast was great. Be sure to call in advance as they are quite popular. Definitely would stay here again.

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Paso Robles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

These are amazing, wonderful people who own and operate this cute motel. Spectacular views, excellent home-made breakfast and cozy rooms. This is a popular way-station for mountaineers, so you will have excellent conversation with the owners and the patrons during your stay. This simple motel will be a highlight of your trip.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Mt. Williamson Motel has cabins at the base of the Eastern Sierras. It's run by a cool couple that really understand hikers. They help in resuppliyng Pacific Crest Trail hikers and even giving them rides from the trail and back. We stayed in Mt. Williamson Motel because we were visiting Manzanar National Historic Site, the former Japanese internment camp. If... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here. The cabins, actually more little houses, are lovely. Very clean and comfortable. The owners are really friendly en willing to help. Perfect place to stay if you're looking fore a nice, quiet place on your road trip.

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Address: P.O. Box 128, 515 S Edwards Street (Hwy 395), Independence, CA 93526
Location: United States > California > Independence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Rustic, clean, comfortable, historic cabins in a base camp setting at the foot of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. ... more   less 
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