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“Excellent place to stay overnight” 5 of 5 stars
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“Excellent place to stay overnight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2008

We stayed one night in Ray´s Den Motel. Linda was very nice and helpful. Everything was perfect, room, cleanness, location. We highly recommend this motel and is a good value for money.

  • Stayed October 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Olympia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2008

Linda does it right! Immaculate little property, everything works. The rooms are small of course, but fanatically clean and taken care of. An oasis in the desert! I especially appreciated the beautiful park kitty-corner out the back door and so did my faithful traveling dog. Room for frisbee and a creek! Linda is a great hostess and runs a shipshape establishment.

  • Liked — Friendly, happy, clean.
  • Disliked — Nothing.
  • Stayed September 2008
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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anaheim, ca.
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2008

Linda, the proprietor, runs an exceptionally clean and lovely motel in this small town. She also provides a very nice continental breakfast. We would stay there again, gladly.

  • Liked — cleanliness
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2008

Found this motel on google maps but no website. So I called from Amsterdam. First a very very hospitable lady called Linda answered.
Resevation was dead easy; 'Just ask for Linda upon check-in'.

Upon arrival we were friendly greeted and I'l never forget; 'Judging by the state of you two, a single king will suffice?'
It more than did.

Property breathes 'road movie' all over, including neon road sign.
Even though it sits directly on US-395, no traffic noise is heared in the room.
Rooms are hospital clean with individual outdoor benches and lovely flowers separating them from the spacious parking lot.

The breakfast is a feast with home made muffins, a good choice of cereals, drinks, bread and fruits.

Linda is like a very very nice mom. Hence I've booked Ray's Den again September 2008.

  • Liked — Location next to sports fields and walking distance of Eastern California / Inyo County Museum
  • Disliked — nothing. just great!
  • Stayed September 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2007

After reading about Ray's Den on Trip Advisor, we decided to stay while passing through. The rooms were clean and very good value for the money. The breakfast was great as well. We were in the front room and thought we may get some road traffic, but to be honest we were so tired, that we didn't notice if it was loud or not.

  • Stayed September 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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dundas, ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2007

Great little motel. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Lovely breakfast included. Linda, the owner, is a great host. Would highly recommend this property. We stayed for the Lone Pine Film festival.

  • Liked — small motel, very carefully cared for by owner.
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2007

We travel to the Owens Valley quite frequently and this has been our third stay at Ray's Den this year. The rooms are spotless. The owner, Linda, is more than accomodating in every situation and so very friendly and helpful. The home-made muffins each morning are delightful. We will continue to stay at this motel for our many more trips to the Owens Valley.

  • Liked — The spotless appearance of the rooms
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 405 North Edwards, Independence, CA 93526
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Location: United States > California > Independence
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Independence
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ray`s Den Hotel Independence
Rays Den Hotel

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