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PennyWise Inn

2980 East Main Street, Barstow, CA 92311
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Ranked #26 of 29 Hotels in Barstow
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

... to another motel! It was later in the evening that we arrived, so it was dark. My first impression when I walked in the room was good. I thought it was very cute, until I walked into the bathroom! First thing I noticed was the missing linoleum and ugliness of it. The shower was so thickly caulked and done... More

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

You can tell this places needs a lil work but the new management is showing much need improvement and energy to the property after the last time i came it looks to be improving the room was clean towels soap there was a problem with my tv but the night manager was quick to fix it and made my night... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I saw the Pennywise Inn Motel off the side of the 40 freeway and pulled off from driving most of the day. When I pulled in, the outside was clean but the place it self looks vintage. When I walked into the office I was greeted by Michelle. She was very friendly and helpful. The room they gave me was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2010

I reget ever staying here for a month I rather have saved my money sleeping in my car rather than talk to Wanda the manger who refuse service always had the do not disturb unless emergency. You can just look at her and see she's made alot of bad decisions in her life and takes it out on the customers.... More

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San Jose, CA
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

We booked this hotel for two nights for a family vacation because it was cheap. Like others, when we checked in, the clerk seemed surprised that we were staying for more than one night. To give the positives, the people who worked there seemed nice, and the motel is located right outside the marine base gate. There was a fridge... More

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2009

the bathroom was old..... kind of clean (my husband say no, I say yes....) bedroom not too big but big enough to add a pack and play and still have room to go around... my only real problem was the smell.... feel like sleeping in a ashtray and it was a non-smoking room.... took a few days to get rid... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2008

Small, cramped, dirty, middle of nowhere Don't really want to go on as we didn't stay there in the end. Took one look at the outside and felt that we should give it a try so looked in the room and it was just dire! Couldn't stay there at all so drove up the road and booked in elsewhere which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2007

I travel a lot on business, and since June my company started sending me to Barstow every 2 weeks for to 4 days at a time. For me the PennyWise Inn has been perfect. It's right next to the Marine Base, very clean, very friendly, and very affordable. Everything is included, the local calls, HBO, the microwave, the fridge. I... More

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Additional Information about PennyWise Inn

Address: 2980 East Main Street, Barstow, CA 92311
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #26 of 29 Hotels in Barstow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 72
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern, nice, clean, and friendly. All rooms include refrigerator, freezer, microwave oven, free cable and HBO, free unlimited local calls, swimming pool, gazebo, BBQ, coin operated laundry room inside premises, free coffee, free ice, ATM, vending machine. Located on famous old route 66. ... more   less 
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