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Murphey's Motel

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Arlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Murphy's has modernized/spruced up its rooms. The carpet was fresh and clean as was the shower.. In room coffee maker made it easier to get the day started. Adjacent to the motel is a little shop that serves muffins, coffee, etc., for a quick breakfast or afternoon snack. The only issue I had with the hotel was the curtains were... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a room with a kitchen for two nights (room 40). It was clean and comfortable. The kitchen amenities were very basic, but we were able to make it work for us. The town of Lee Vinings is small, but contains everything you need for a pleasant stay.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night at Murphy's Motel whilst travelling from San Francisco to Las Vegas but Le Vining and Mono Lake is just so magical, in retrospect I wish we had planned to stay longer at this location. The motel is as you would expect for the price. The room will cover your needs admirably. The Wi Fi is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

overall the motel was nice. the room was very clean, bed and pillows comfortable, good lighting, small flat screen tv with expanded cable, in-room coffee and fridge. staff were nice. but there's no microwaves in the rooms- there's one for the entire motel in a separate building with the ice machine. and worst of all, the wifi was entirely unusable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well located and pleasant motel. We had a double queen room which was spacious and clean. We stayed here for two nights en route to Las Vegas on a tour of four states. I'd recommend this motel which looks the better of what is available in the town. We visited Bodie and Mono lake both of which i'd recommend especially... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights to go to Yosemite. They are pet friendly, they allow up to four dogs but there is a fee for each pet. But if you love traveling with your dog kids its worth it. Its very close to Yosemite, June Lake, Mono Lake and even Mammoth. The rooms arent fancy, but very clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

With my family (4persons) good place to stay. Kind staff and very helpfull. Had a good sleep. We only stay one night due to schedule. We had the big room above the reception. Checkin went smoothly after reservation made by phone. I would recommend this place.

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

The place is clean, I'll give them that much. But there are some pretty basic things they fall short on. Like the hard beds, and hard pillows too! OK, Hard beds I understand. Hard mattresses last longer, so hotels that want to save money on changing mattresses usually go for the hard stuff. But hard pillows? What did they do?... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This place is a good deal in Lee Vining. The staff was pleasant and helpful and the room was clean and quiet. The walls are really thick for a motel - one of the few places I've stayed at where you don't hear other guests. The shower had lots of hot water and good pressure and the fixtures were in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

A great place to stay in such a nice part of California. The room was very quiet and clean. Staff service was excellent. Motel was convenient to Mono Lake and Yosemite on the main road with a couple of restaurants in walking distance. Very happy to recommend people stay here. I'd stay here again if I was in the area.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Murphey’s Motel is a family owned and operated establishment in Lee Vining, California. We are located in the Eastern High Sierra, just 14 miles from the Eastern entrance to Yosemite National Park and minutes from Mono Lake. Our motel is open year round and caters to travelers seeking to enjoy the many wonders close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murphey's Motel

Address: 51493 Highway 395, P. O. Box 57, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
Murphey`s Hotel Lee Vining
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