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Mountain View Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   730 W Line St., Bishop, CA   |  
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Ranked #17 of 21 Hotels in Bishop
Reno, Nevada
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21 hotel reviews
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“Right price for the right purpose.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My fiance and I make an overnight mid-tour stop in Bishop if we are heading to southern California. I've stayed at a couple of places in Bishop, and this place served its purpose for what we needed: Sleep and a shower.

The bed was pretty comfortable and the room was small but clean. The room overall is a little run down/old, but I don't care about that so much so long as it is habitable.

The parking lot was a little small but we were able to find a spot near our room (Tip: Back your car into the spot so it's easy to get out of the establishment).

Location is pretty good, it is off a street that's off of the main drag. We were able to get to Schatt's another another dining destination within minutes.

The price was the lowest of all the hotel locations, so if that happens to be the case the next time we travel down to Bishop, we wouldn't mind staying back here again.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

45 Minutes into the appointment, I KNEW this aspect of a business trip turned into a disaster.

When I learned of the URL, I had to check it out.

I'm glad I did. This place was not at all bad. Comfortable, glean and superb WiFi access (although it is not wired for 21st century business in that there were no available plugs near the desk.) I got a great deal on it and really enjoyed staying here.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Let me start by saying their website is hilarious and you should stay here based on that alone - thebestmotelever . com

We had been camping (in Winter) so were so happy to be staying indoors, somewhere warm. The WiFi was good, the room was comfortable, clean and cheap. The owner was friendly. Have no complaints, this is a great place if you're after budget accommodation.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ridgecrest, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

this was the last day/night of our trip (ghost town adventures) before heading home. A great place to stay no frills but very clean, comfortable and quiet. The room has a fridge and there is a continental breakfast (cold cereal, muffins, toast, juice and coffee). There are many places to eat around Bishop and things to see and do. If you are traveling the 395 and need a pace for a night with a reasonable price go to the Mountain View. Very friendly staff......... you will be pleased.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carlsbad, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed 3 nights here and paid a great rate. The room was exceptionally clean, and the service was quick and very friendly. There was a continental breakfast that went until 10 am, which was very generous, and the housekeeper suggested heating the pastries, and she was right, they were much better that way. We had no problem getting wireless internet, nor did we encounter any of the problems listed by a few reviewers. I think the manager is correct when he says that some people are just difficult and nothing makes them happy. We were very happy and would stay there again.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Cheap and cheerful, nice friendly owner.

Basic but very clean rooms. Decent wifi and fridge in room.

We stayed here on way from Vegas to Yosemite and it was perfect location.

Would recommend as a stopover, but don't expect 5-star service (what do you expect for $50-60 a night?).

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We used this motel as a stop over from Las Vegas to Lake Tahoe. The motel room was clean the bed was comfortable, toiletries were supplied it also had a fridge and hair dryer. The check in was easy and the staff were friendly. A type of continental breakfast was supplied from a help yourself room near the pool danish pastries toast and coffee. There is free wifi in all areas. Slightly off the beaten track but within easy walking distance to the main street for shops and restaurants, at the far end of the main street there is a large supermarket. Considering the cost of other accommodation in the area this is well worth the stay and I would have no problem staying again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mountain View Motel

Address: 730 W Line St., Bishop, CA
Location: United States > California > Bishop
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 21 Hotels in Bishop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Mountain View Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our rooms are spacious and comfortable with all modern conveniences, including individually controlled air conditioning and heat, a small refrigerator and Cable TV with remote control. You enjoy fresh-brewed morning coffee with free continental breakfast in our breakfast room where you will also find a microwave for your convenience.For the fishermen we provide a fish-cleaning/freezing facility. Ample boat and trailer parking is available for your use. We also offer kitchen units and kitchen suites. These units are fully equipped with microwave, coffee maker, stove/oven, refrigerator, sink, pots and pans and utensils - as well as dining table and chairs. In addition, our kitchen suites offer a separate bedroom with a King or Queen bed and living room with 2 comfortable full-sized futons.We have a sparkling swimming pool for your enjoyment, a picnic area with gas BBQ and lawn seating areas. You can relax in a garden setting with beautiful roses blooming and enjoy the view and our Western antiques. ... more   less 
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