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Economy Inn

1243 East Main Street, Barstow, CA 92311
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Ranked #23 of 29 Hotels in Barstow
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A simple place but with very friendly staff. The morning after our sleep when we were heading out to the desert the friendly man working gave us a code for lower prices at Vons. A really friendly gesture. Perfect overnight stop with great prices.

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Kyrksaeterora, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Spent our first night here on our tour through the states and the hotel was a welcome sight for sore eyes, or should I say sore back. The room was excellent for the price range. The host, Roger, is still the nicest guy we met on our trip. The service he provided during breakfast and the pleasant company of his... More 

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Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

As a seeker of value in overnight lodging, I believe $50 or so is a fair amount for a bed, TV and shower in an average motel in the average small American town. Not, however, in the case of my night at the Economy Inn. I should have been paid to stay there. Family with children in room above me,... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We checked in here late in the evening after a terrible day's drive through pouring rain in the desert! As we tried to settle in, the party next door set up a table right outside our door, and proceeded to have a birthday party for one of their foursome, complete with drinks and toasts and laughter. Not a very restful... More 

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Barstow, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

After being kicked on the streets with my mother, we chose to stay at this establishment for a week or two, and it was simply amazing. The staff were beyond friendly, rooms were nice, and actually relatively quite for the area it was in. I also stayed on a separate occasion a year or so later with my friends and... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

The decor and furniture have undoubtedly seen better days, but the room - which had a TV, fridge, microwave & free wi-fi - was perfectly clean, as was the bedding and towels. The bed was comfortable ensuring we had a good night's sleep after four hours' driving through the desert. There are numerous eateries within a few minutes' walk. We... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Hi i am from Phoenix AZ i am on road 150 days of the year i stay Economy inn Barstow CA @ Jan, 2013 its very good to stay @ that hotel. Staff are help full.I was went to Las Vegas with my family and i stay @ this hotel because it was late @ night and i found this... More 

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Kanab, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

This hotel offers a simple, clean room for the night at a budget-friendly price. You could do worse for the money but I'd be surprised if you could do better. Nice TV choices, fridge and microwave, and working wireless internet too. Just don't expect more than hotel coffe and a packaged danish for "breakfast" and you'll be fine.

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rockhampton, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

This is pretty good budget accommodation. You definitely get what you pay for. For less than $50 it was worth it. The room was clean, the bed (and sheets) were clean and comfortable. Towels and bathroom were clean. An interesting array of items such as toothpaste, body lotion, craisins and drink flavourings were provided, however no shampoo or conditioner. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

The room was clean and the bed was good but the shower didn't work properly and the Internet kept coming and going. The room door didn't shut properly and the handle looked like it had seen better days. But it was close to lots of restaurants and grocery stores.

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