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Wills Fargo Motel

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

We've stayed at the Wills Fargo several times because we like exploring the Mojave desert and it's the only hotel close to it. In the past, it has been a fugly place to stay, like most of the other reviews indicate. The old owners told me the furniture and TVs in the rooms are old because people steal anything that...

Thank Drew G
Fallbrook, California
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I stayed here and it was not worth the $89.00 a night. The new management is ripping you off and taking advantage since its the only hotel in Baker. The Internet was terrible, the service horrible, Rooms dirty, and lots of noise. And the hot water not there, only luke warm at best, and it took 6 minutes of running...

Thank 1soundman
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

No water pressure. No shade on the lamp. Stains on the comforter. Crumbling paint in the bathroom. Worst dump i have stayed in. Now called the Santa Fe. Ugh. Wish we had spent the money to stay in a Casino.

Thank Stacey M
Kirkwood, California
Reviewed March 17, 2017

The *only* reason to stay here is if like me, you had business in Baker that was going to keep you overnight and didn't want to drive :40 minutes each way to a nicer and cheaper motel. The new owners have raised the already high (for the area) rates. The new tile looks nice, but exacerbates the noise in the...

Thank robh1003
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

The manager knew the room had no hot water but rented it to us anyway. This morning i couldn't shave or take a bath. The manager told me to run the water for 10 minutes. It didn't work, still No hot water. Then she told me to try another room. No hot water there. When we asked for a partial...

1Thank Jim N
Tucson AZ
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

The only option for miles around, it's expensive for what you get, but it's better than sleeping in the car, and actually better than it has to be. The building has good bones and it's clean, quiet and safe, no weird smells. The couple running the front desk told us it had just been sold to the Alien Jerky guy...

3Thank ArizonaSweetpea
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

This evening I stopped at the Wills Fargo Motel for a room. It appeared as if I was the only guest, and the hotel rooms had little outside lighting. A room, with only coffee available in the morning, was $80. The dog fee was $50. I thought that was far to much, both for what the $80 gave the guest,...

2Thank Robert R
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed October 16, 2016

After driving for hours with nothing for miles we were so glad to see this motel.Very basic but fresh & clean with lovely comfortable bed.Good wifi & a selection of places to eat all around a small area.Reasonably priced & it even has a pool.

1Thank 18Marion
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

On our way home to San Diego from Utah. No places available in Las Vegas probably because of Labor Day weekend so stopped at Baker and a room was available. It was average, clean but needed maintenance such as replacement of worn fixtures.

1Thank levartmore
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed July 20, 2016

We were aiming for Barstow, but traffic was horrible- 2.5 hrs to travel 40 miles- it was late and at this rate we wouldn't reach Barstow until 2 in the morning (that's what happens when you leave LV late on a sunday night- don't do it, just don't do it.) So, desparately hoping we would find a hotel in Baker...

3Thank Kbecjeans
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Additional Information about Wills Fargo Motel

Address: 72252 Baker Blvd, Box 130, Baker, CA 92309
Location: United States > California > Baker
Price Range: $50 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Wills Fargo Hotel Baker
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“They used to have vertical blinds that don't give total privacy. Hopefully that has changed. The further from the road, the quieter it is.”
116drewg, Mar 27, 2017 | Read review
“None, dont stay here”
1soundman, Mar 22, 2017 | Read review
“If you want fridge and microwave be sure to ask, not all rooms have them.”
Kbecjeans, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“We were close to road though with windows closed didn't notice traffic”
ksp455, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“WIFE...but not in the rooms..”
LasseB4, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
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