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Ludlow Motel

National Trails Hwy, Barstow, CA 92338
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Things you will not find: Front desk phone wifi bathtub (there is a nice shower) face tissues shampoo (there is hand soap) ice machine (free ice across street at Chevron) You will find: A clean room and bath clean sheets a functional but noisy ac unit easy parking a cute diner a DQ across the street all for $49 including... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were driving Route 66 and were behind schedule. I checked the guidebook and this was located at the next exit (about 25 miles away). I called the Chevron station, they said they had a room and when she said there was no phone or Wifi - I laughed and said it was ok. I wasn't going there for wifi... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

we were driving all day and on the way from arizona it was the first motel after 2 hours. If we hadn't been that tired, we would have better driven further. And I suggest you do the same. No fridge, no breakfast, a really old TV, not really clean, not really safe, lies between rail- and highway

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Wisconsin, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed here, intentionally, on the first night of our Route 66 trip from California to Chicago. No wifi, but the room was clean, if old. We got free coffee and soft drinks from the gas station when we checked in and again when we checked out. Also got 10% off at the Ludlow Cafe next door by showing our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This was great value for the money. We were informed that there was no WiFi, so accepted that. Free coffee at the Chevron service station for guests was good. Clean bathroom, comfortable bed. Great for a stopover. Glad to have somewhere to stay.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

As many other reviews said, this motel provides the bare minimum. We were traveling Route 66 and discovered that this was the only motel between Needles and Barstow, which are around 150 miles apart, so the Ludlow was really the only choice we had. After a few endlessly ringing phone calls we started to worry that we wouldn't even be... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This is a no frills hotel at California I-40 Exit 50. There is no WIFI, no hotel staff of any kind, the door is an ordinary residential door that does not self-lock. The office is not staffed so you check-in at the Chevron across the street. This is my second stay and I like it fine. There is a diner... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

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

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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