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Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I will first say that the best thing going for this place is the nice lady who has maintained this establishment for what I believe she said was over 3 decades. She was so friendly and so genuine and honest. She was primarily the reason why I wanted to stay here. The area was nice. The rooms were nice too....

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is fairly Plain Jane, but if you're like us, and like to support the non-chain motels, this is a nice, quiet, comfy place to rest your head. Smaller beds, (nice and firm) but owner was very upfront with us from the start. Very sweet and welcoming owner/operator manning the desk, and she was very helpful with info on local...

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1Thank RckyMtnGrl
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a one night stay here. The. Lady that owns it is charming and lovely. The motel is fabulous, it's just like stepping back in time, and we loved every minute of our stay. In a world filled with chain hotels and motels I implore you to break free and support these little independent operators.

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Saint David, Arizona
Reviewed October 24, 2015

I'm from this area, have lived here for many years. I recently moved to Phoenix which is where I am originally from. I came up to visit family and I have passed this motel thousands of times. I decided to book a stay here. I read all the other reviews and they are quite right, except for the terrible review....

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1Thank BAO1976
Bullhead City, Arizona
Reviewed April 29, 2015

I thought my wife and I could share and old timey "Motor Ct." experience.. Unfortunately the experience was bad. Too many problems to list here.. No outlet in the Bath.. no Hair dryer.. They did have free WiFi ").. However.. Let me just say .. La Cucarachas!

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1Thank Archie L
Flagstaff
Reviewed March 22, 2015

I've just returned from a holiday in southern Arizona. The Sahara Motel is a unique find wherein I was lucky to receive lodging for one night. Full bookings meant I had to move elsewhere but it was worth it. A wooden screen door let in the evening breeze and pleasant sounds. Microwave, mini-fridge, outstanding shower, comfy bed, big screen tv...

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2Thank Beth777
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Sahara Motel is a very pleasant "home away from home" on the outskirts of Benson. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the Owner, a wonderfully pleasant elderly lady who has an ability to make all of her guests feel right at home. Although the Sahara is an older motel, the rooms are surprisingly large with tons of amenities. Many...

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4Thank Fruebertt
Ipswich, Suffolk, UK
Reviewed March 24, 2013

We ran into this tiny little motel in a late evening, the elderly lady who runs the motel is ever so friendly and helpful. The room is surprisingly old fashioned yet pleasant, clean & comfortable. When I found out that there wasn't a hairdyer in the room, the elderly lady lent me her own hairdryer with no hesitation. There is...

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10Thank Gavotte_dmajor
toronto
Reviewed January 17, 2013

We stayed here after spending the day in Tombstone and Bisbee. It's just south of Benson and made a nice change from the chain hotels. We had a big room with a kitchen ($50) so drove to the Safeway for food instead of trying to find a restaurant in Benson in the dark. The room was clean, the shower wasn't...

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6Thank RobTor
Santa Cruz, CA
Reviewed April 12, 2012

We stayed here for two nights while visiting my folks and were super comfortable. The room was clean, the A/C worked great, the beds were comfortable, and it was a quiet location. My 4-year-old daughter especially loved it, and when we moved to another inn for the use of a swimming pool, she wanted to go back! The kitchenette was...

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning

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Address: 1150 S Highway 80, Benson, AZ 85602-7009
Location: United States > Arizona > Benson
Number of rooms: 3
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Each room comes with its own private parking space. There is a full size coffeemaker, just bring your own coffee and your own hairdryer.”
 of 5 bubbles BAO1976, Oct 24, 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles ArchieL345, Apr 29, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms looked good to me.”
 of 5 bubbles Beth777, Mar 22, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with full kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Fruebertt, Jul 8, 2014 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles zingiber, Jun 26, 2011 | Read review
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