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Ludlow Motel

National Trails Hwy, Barstow, CA 92338
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Ludlow Motel
Ranked #23 of 29 hotels in Barstow
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed one night at this hotel to get an early start on a day of exploring in Mojave National Preserve. As the title of the review states, it is a clean, inexpensive, no frills place to stay - closest lodging we could find to Mojave Preserve. Most $50 a night hotels are to be avoided like... More

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Etobicoke, Ontario
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33 reviews 33 reviews
33 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There aren't really a lot of lodging options when you're visiting the Mojave Desert. We stumbled upon this one. We were happy to find an affordable place that had rooms available. The rooms look like they haven't been touched in 50 years. There was a new flatscreen TV with cable. The windows are very thin and rattle a little. My... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

This was such a horrible stay, we got there around 12:30am so tired from driving all day all we wanted to do was watch TV and lay down, the TV would not work there was no phone to even call the store and I didn't feel like driving to the store, we had no toilet paper when I went to... More

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Free Porridge/Tea/Coffee!!! What more could you ask for? How about double locks on every door, an original 'Scorpion' painting on the wall, and authentic, 70's hanging lights (red bulb) in every room? The Ludlow has it all. Initial misgivings were soon removed by the friendly staff and exceptional range of hats, keyrings and candy on offer in the convenient on-site... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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132 reviews 132 reviews
65 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Unlike most reviewers, I did not stay at the Ludlow Motel in desperation after a misjudgment of time and distance. I booked a room here in advance because I wanted to check out the place myself and it exactly filled a need in my Route 66 itinerary. People often refer to the place as "basic" and I suppose that's true... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Much as has been mentioned by previous posters, we ended up here after a long day on route 66 trip and just could'nt go any further. The place is not very welcoming as it is directly across from a service station, which is where you book in. Staff showed little interest in our enquiries and the place itself has a... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

stopped here about 9pm after a long day on route 66. petrol station staff where you check in were friendly enough and we were told the rooms are basic, no wi fi and no coffee maker but free coffee and soda from petrol station during your stay, ok with us, but may have been a pain if it was raining!!!!... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

To be honest we were happy finding this place after long drive from LA through Joshua Tree Park, providing that this is the only motel on the way to Mojave Reserve. You check in at the petrol station, room is smelly but beds ok, bathroom...well at least has a hot shower. The pros is nearby cafe Route 66 where you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2011

We ended up in Ludlow after a long drive on Route 66 into California and couldn't push onto try and find another motel. The relief at finding a place to sleep was enormous although the motel certainly isn't great. You book it through the service station and it is cheap - don't expect much more service then that. The room... More

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College Park, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

We broke down 12 miles west of Ludlow and were blessed by their location. The motel is simply that -- if you are expecting the hotel standards of the more elegant national chains, keep driving. The staff were informal but helpful. They didn't bother with all the perfunctory PCness that chains inforce on their employees however. The rooms are all... More

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Ludlow Hotel
Address: National Trails Hwy, Barstow, CA 92338
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
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Ranked #23 of 29 hotels in Barstow

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