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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived we were friendly welcomed. We just came from death valley and were on our way to Yosemite NP. We had a long journey behind us, the host welcomed us and offered juice and snacks :) thanks for this. The room was equipped with everything we needed, very clean and nothing to complain about. Thanks for the many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On our way from Vegas to Tahoe we were looking for a place to spend the night. Booking.com directed us to Starlight Motel. The reception could not have been any better. The owner enthusiastically does anything he can to make sure you are comfortable. There was a little mishap with our Booking.com booking, the owner successfully helped us out with... More 

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Thank abierman
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love big pine and the eastern sierra and have stayed at the Starlight for years. used to be a nice little place-- your basic 50's motel run by good people with local roots. then the new owners took over and doubled the prices. for $69, it's a good place for a couple of nights. for $128, it's a rip-off... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for affordable overnight accommodation on the road as we traveled south to Los Angeles for our return flight to Australia the next day. My wife booked the Starlight based on the reviews of other travelers but when we arrived I was a little sceptical at first glance. However, I had no need to worry as the other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We crashed on this motel by a case. After a night in the mountains is motel was the best option we found. Before going ahead, please remember we are in the middle of nowhere, you need a place where to spend the night and the price is balanced for the situation. We paid 98 dollars for 1 night, I do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

On our way from Yosemite to Death Valley/Las Vegas we were looking for a place to stay the night. Since it was late the two other Motels in Big Pine were already full and we were happy to get a room in the Starlite Motel. Tuchar and his wife Carol are the new owners of the motel since spring 2016... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

My 20 yr old son and I recently stayed here before hiking up in Big Pine Creek Lakes trailhead. The owner was extremely gracious upon check in, offering us juice and lots of maps. Our room was clean and comfortable and just what we needed. The next morning he again was offering us drinks of orange juice and asked how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Spent 2 nights at the Starlight in late June while exploring the high altitude beauty of the eastern sierra. Was very hot at the time, 104 or 106, but the room was cool and quiet, the cinder block walls have great insulation, also cant hear others or trucks using 395. The new owner, was very helpful, and did whatever he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a modest hotel that fully lives up to its claims of cleanliness and quiet. However the owner could not have been more generous in making my stay pleasant. He was constantly trying to find ways to help out. I have stayed at hotels at three times the price where customers are ignored but that certainly is not the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This motel is just an ordinary motel, noting else. But the man who runs it now (he recently bought the place) is so kind, generous and service minded. We arrived very late and hungry, and he brought us water, soup, fruits and chocolate. We had a very good stay on our way to Yosemite park. / Gunnar

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small family owned motel providing excellent customer service. We have clean, comfortable & caring environment at reasonable prices. We have multi-lingual staff and value cultural diversity. We strive to provide outstanding service at reasonable prices. We are located on the scenic Highway 395. We are nestled between Sierra Mountains to our west, Death Valley to our east & the magnificent Yosemite National Park to our north. Mount Whitney is just over 50 miles south-west and you can easily reach there in about one hour. Starlight Motel is within 25 miles of the Bristlecone Pine Forest. Mountains, lakes, and hiking trials surround us with wonderful fishing as well as skiing in the vicinity. We are just 14 miles south of Bishop & north of Independence. Starlight Motel and the Oza family always welcome children. To make your child feel at home, fresh fruit, snacks, or treats await you at our humble abode. Children always bring us good cheer and positive energy to this lovely landscape. We offer special price to teachers, military veterans, senior citizens, emergency caregivers, artists, writers, theatre community, union workers, & students. We welcome pets based on availability. (*Charges may apply.) Guide dogs are permitted FREE for our guest's convenience. Starlight Motel is a proud sponsor of "Adopt-A-Highway" program. We promote recycling & not wasting our natural resources as we support the Sierra Conservation Project. Our motto: Arrive as guests, leave as friends! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Starlight Motel

Address: 511 S Main St, P O Box 718, Big Pine, CA 93513-0718
Location: United States > California > Big Pine
Price Range: $115 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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