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Lee Vining Motel

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Port Kennedy, Australia
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Very basic motel with no frills, great service, very clean, has everything you need. Looks are deceiving. Free good Wi-Fi, close to a good restaurant/bar within 5 mins walk. Would stay here again as it's just what you need at a great price!

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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed August 31, 2016

We arrived in this vacation town with no reservation, and we were filled with apprehension about finding available rooms and high prices. The Lee Vining Motel looked like the rates couldn't be very high so I checked it out. The office used to be a gas station, ceiling tiles were missing here and there but Lynn was nice and showed...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed August 30, 2016

A no-nonsense, simple motel. Clean. Decent bed. Affordable. Location: a beautiful 20 minute drive from Yosemite National Park. Right beside Lake Mono. Supermarket, restaurant and coffee shop on walking distance. Perfect stay after a long day driving or after coming out of Yosemite NP.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed July 5, 2016

With campgrounds full-up for holiday weekend and several of the better rated hotels in town already posting their "No Vacancy" signs, we pulled in here out of desperation. I was pretty much just grateful to have a bed for the night, and that they didn't seem to be price-gouging desperate travelers. Pro's: An inexpensive bed to sleep in. Clean. Quiet....

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Stayed here one night recently. You know "that little voice..." that you should always trust and act on? When I entered the "office" I was immediately on guard, seemed like a makeshift deal and very messy, including the people working there. I asked to see a room first before booking one. It was what I expected, very spartan simple cheap...

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Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We found the place at the last minute snd thanks that it was Lee Vining Motel because it was really clean, nice and warm. Just one disadvantage that the sink didint work in room. But everything was good.

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed September 4, 2015

Nice motel, clean, reasonable, the staff are so nice! I left my ipod and headphones after coming down from a long backpack trip and was exhausted. They found them, and then mailed them to me. They even put the nightgown I had forgotten into the box! Small town charm and hospitality.

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Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

We spend the night for checking out Bodie and Mono Lake the next day. Fine for 1 night. $70-ish price category. Very small rooms, but in the end it did the job. Wifi was very slow. So rather then spend another night, we drove to Yosemite in the afternoon.

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Windom, Kansas, United States
Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a very nice small motel the was a nice respite after leaving Yosemite. We stopped for the night hoping to find a place to rest. The first place was "No Vacancy." Then we found this place. They had one room left. It was all we needed with a single queen bed and a nice shower. Very clean and...

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Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed September 10, 2014

I was in town eating an early dinner when a huge thunderstorm began to develop. Although I was camping in Yosemite, I decided to give myself a treat and get a hotel room to spend a stormy night inside. I checked in and headed to my room. My impressions went like this: Why are all the room windows open? (it...

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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Lee Vining Motel

Address: 51439 Highway 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
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“Away from the road would be quieter”
fizzer67, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“Inspect the room first, including the linen and bedding.”
vizslatraveler, Oct 18, 2015 | Read review
“This is right on the 395, but so are all the motels in this town.”
TravelWarrior2000, Jul 31, 2014 | Read review
“Choose Muepheys Motel, Lee Vining”
Bert382, Sep 28, 2013 | Read review
“The higher the room number the further from the street... not that it matters... there's only about 50 feet difference.”
ElizabethR123, Sep 6, 2012 | Read review
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