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“Motel 6 Bishop-poor sound insulation!! Horrible noise.” 1 of 5 stars
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Motel 6 Bishop
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1005 North Main Street, US 395/US 6, north of SR 168/West Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514   |  
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Ranked #10 of 21 Hotels in Bishop
Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Motel 6 Bishop-poor sound insulation!! Horrible noise.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We staid in this motel August 21. It is nice and clean but it was so horrible noisy! Do not buy a room on the first floor! You will hear every step of the person about you! Better to add $ 30 and go somewhere else. You will have a good night sleep. Price is $80 per night!!! I could stay in Las Vegas at 4 star hotel not in MOTEL!!! $50 would be ok for that little town. I do not understand why it was so expensive?

Room Tip: ASK FOR THE SECOND FLOOR!!! and no neighbors around you.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Bishop, responded to this review, August 31, 2013
Dear VegasPokerBussy - Thank you for taking the time to write your review; we apologize for the unpleasant stay you had as a result of the noise disturbances you experienced in your room. We take your feedback very seriously and will take it into consideration as we work to improve our guests' experience with us.
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

My high rating of this motel is made in comparison to other motels in this price range, including Motel 6 locations I've stayed in over last 10 years. I knew before making the reservation for one night as I was traveling from the So Cal to Reno NV, that this location was completely remodeled at the beginning of the year with a new operator. I find many Motel 6 locations going thru gradual or partial remodeling this year. The room exceeded my expectations and my only concern I had was the shower, probably because of the fully book motel with the guests using water at 7:30 AM, it went multiple times from ice cold to boiling hot during a less than 10 minute usage. Because of room quality and pricing, I would probably stay there again if passing thru Bishop.

Room Tip: Make reservations for this Motel 6 location in advance as possible, it seems to be extremely popular...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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N. California
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17 hotel reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Huge room. No extra furnishing but you could dance. Large refrigerator and microwave. Free and unlimited wireless. Legitamate referral to a very good Italian restaurant with 10% off. Desk called a few minutes after check in to be sure all was ok.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Arriving late we jumped out of the long line at the next door Best Western and went over to Motel 6. We did not regret! Decent rates and great rooms that were recently refurbished in a more European style - no more dirty carpets! Room was spotless and quite large. Staff was helpful and directed us to Vagabond Inn across the street to do laundry as the machines at Motel 6 were being repared. They also gave good advice on local dining. Would definitely stay there again.

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Aquachef79, Manager at Motel 6 Bishop, responded to this review, August 1, 2013
Dear Magnus C,

Thank you for staying at the Motel 6 Bishop and thank you for taking the time to write about your experience about your stay. We are very happy that you gave us a chance after standing in a long line at an adjacent hotel. We are delighted to hear that you loved our renovations and the service provided by our Team Members. We hope to see you soon!
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Akron, Ohio
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34 hotel reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is my first time to stay in a motel with a laminated floor, and I really liked it. Perhaps also because the motel was recently remodeled, there really weren't any odors in the room, including none of that stuff that is usually sprayed to cover up undesirable smells. The room was basic though large, so there was extra space. No painting on the walls yet. My only complaint was that it was dark in the room unless you open the curtain to let in outside light during the day. There are two reading lights on either side of the king size bed, and the main light is behind the TV. There are, however, bright lights in the bathroom and sink area. The pool is tiny but refreshing after a hot day on the road.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Aquachef79, Manager at Motel 6 Bishop, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Dear ladylodger,

We are very happy that you enjoyed our Motel 6 in Bishop! We acquired the hotel in January, 2013. We assessed the property and felt that it was in a desperate need of renovations; we basically gutted each of our rooms and started over. From the 32" flat-panel TVs to laminate floors to new beds to new bedding package to new stone vanity areas and including our lobby, we redesigned our Motel 6 so we could exceed the expectations of our guests. And last week, we just recently installed new fridges and microwaves to each of our rooms. In addition, we have negotiated with Denny's Diner (across the street) - they will offer our guests a 10% discount when you show them your room key. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you soon!

Niral
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Rome, Italy
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694 reviews 694 reviews
139 hotel reviews
Reviews in 234 cities Reviews in 234 cities
1,450 helpful votes 1,450 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

we spent only one night. Rather clean even if after taking a shower, my feet got dirty walking around the bathroom, I ended up laying towels down on the floor everywhere I stepped. Front desk was nice enough and helpful.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Our room had no hot water and the faucet wasn't working properly. A call to the front desk was not answered despite someone being there (we went down to ask in person). Ended up with just a lukewarm shower on a cold winter night. No central heating. Heat source is very noisy air conditioner that doesn't reach the bathroom. First and last visit.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1005 North Main Street, US 395/US 6, north of SR 168/West Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514
Location: United States > California > Bishop
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 21 Hotels in Bishop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Bishop 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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