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Desert Skies Motel
1703 West Highway 66,, Gallup, NM 87301   |  
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Ranked #28 of 29 Hotels in Gallup
Queen Creek, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“the worst”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

trying to save on hotel as traveler rn, unsecure,nut case of manager,calls police on guests and yells at them-too much family work there,never ans phone,strange people walking around at nite
trying to get into rooms,no one knows phone # asked for extra pillows-unstained and towels never got them,maid? said cant give them out! as crappy as they were, lasted way to long moved on after 4 horrible nights

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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East Lansing, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The staff seemed nice however the room condition was poor. Only half of the outlets in the room worked, there were 2 outlets. The room had an old musty/moldy smell with some small holes in the wall and ceiling. I wouldn't be surprised if this place closes soon like others on this strip. The bed was not very comfortable, the motel is not in the best part of town and felt somewhat unsafe sleeping here. The room had a refrigerator and microwave, however I had to move them across the room to plug them in to one of the only outlets available. The train was not a problem for me, also the owners seemed nice, but because of the other reasons and feeling unsafe I would not stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Historic Route 66 Experience here means the heater gurgles and the sound of freight trains running all night long. I slept with ear plugs and had no problems, my wife slept without and she had a good night. The train sounds added to the experience. But if noise is a problem, best stay away from Route 66 in Gallup or I40 for that matter.

Room Tip: We asked for downstairs due to my wife recovering from fracture and manager said no problem.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Desert Skies Motel

Address: 1703 West Highway 66,, Gallup, NM 87301
Location: United States > New Mexico > Gallup
Amenities:
Kitchenette Room Service
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Ranked #28 of 29 Hotels in Gallup
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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