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Route 66 Motel

195 W Main St, Barstow, CA 92311
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Ranked #10 of 29 hotels in Barstow
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Belmont
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part of our stay were the motel hosts. Mary has scrapbooks covering 1983 to the present, with comments, photos, souvenirs, etc. from travelers on Route 66. World travelers even leave currency from their respective countries. Mary's stories are wonderful. Old cars decorate the grounds, the beds are round, low prices, clean rooms, nothing fancy but who needs it... More

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very musty and the carpet was filthy. The shower was also dirty. No clock in the room which is odd. I've stayed in quaint vintage places but this was just old and run down. Disappointing. :(

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nicely positioned on the route back from the Grand Canyon to the west coast this motel is an ideal overnight stop if you just want to make the most of your time. Rooms are basic but very cheap, aircon is next to the bed so if it's really hot you might need to choose between the heat or the noise.... More

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Gainesville, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I was very pleasantly surprised. Super friendly and helpful gentleman checked me in and gave me lots of information about the area. Really clean room, tons of hot water and a great price. I'm not a big fan of the round beds, but the bed was comfortable. Lots of TV stations. The grounds are beautiful and clean with lots of... More

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at Route 66 Motel on our drive from LA to Las Vegas, and wished we had stayed another 2 or 3 days. Veda and Mridu Shandil are great hosts, they have a vast knowledge of the area so can advise on places to see, distances, restaurants, anything you want they can tell you. Contrary to what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

On our second trip of Route 66, we booked a 1 night stop in Barstow as we did not stay in this town before. The motel itself was well maintained, grounds were well kept, and on entering the room, found it was clean, spacious and adequate. The owner was hospitable and polite and fulfilled our special request. I would thoroughly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Our room was not very clean at all and very outdated. The outside is neat and the price cheap. A fine place to stay, but don't expect too much from the room. The staff was especially nice, extending our checkout and staying up late for us.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We spent 1 night here on honeymoon along route 66. The nostalgia of this place outweighs the actual room i think. Its a little one level motel on route 66 with old cars setup with gas pumps which my partner loved as he is into cars. The owners have had this place for 30 years and helped set up the... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night at this motel on our road trip. We liked the classic feel of the place - when you arrive, there are dioramas of the 1960s, such as garages with old cars to explore. The room was clean and the area was quiet. If you're looking for a fun Route 66 experience, this would be a great... More

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45 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our best nights' sleep here. Room 12 was very quiet with no common walls with other guests. We had two queen beds (not round). Because this small motel is one level, there is no noise above or below you that is so common in hotels. If you are expecting plush, move on. The room was... More

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Address: 195 W Main St, Barstow, CA 92311
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Barstow
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World-Famous Route 66 Classic Motel in the heart of Barstow, California.San Bernardino County's Route 66 motel offer a glimpse into the past.This undiscovered World-Famous Route 66 Classic sits in the heart of Barstow. The only renovated motel to have antique cars to photograph and 'round beds' for a quiet night sleep. Offering great room rates and clean, comfortable rooms. "10 great places to stop along the way (Route 66)" - USA TODAY ... more   less 
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