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Athens, Greece
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Motel was clean, large with 2 king beds: had a strange chemical smell. Hole in bathroom wall, paint chipping, tiles broken, bathtub with cracks. I personally did not like the attitude of person when we checked in. It is a AAA approved place, I asked for a AAA discount or senior citizen, an immediate no, take it or leave it,... More 

1 Thank JoyJoyGreece
Chantilly, Virginia
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is an average motel in a town with very expensive lodging catering to hikers and travelers hiking Mount Whitney. We were desperate for a room after our backpacking trip which we started in Kings Canyon. We didn't have a car and so wanted something close to the Eastern Sierra Transit bus stop, from where we were to catch a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a very basic motel. Our room was dark, dingy and smelly. Bathroom was tiny, could just about fit 1 person in with a very small shower. Beds were average. No amenities. The other budget motels in Lone Pine have pools, lights and some amenities. Investigate everywhere else before staying here, even camping!!!

Thank The_Jackson_6
Lyttelton, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Helpful staff in a clean motel with all the usual facilities. Quite shady in rooms on the north side and a bit noisy with traffic in rooms close to the highway entrance. But we did sleep well and enjoyed our stay.

Thank Neil S
Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

It was basic, with a little wear and tear on everything, but also very clean. I spilled some water on the floor and wiped it up with a white towel so I was confident about the cleanliness. The mattresses were very firm, but I didn't wake up with any pains so that was a plus. The people were friendly and... More 

Thank alatzio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Our first to choices had no vacancies, so we just resorted to whatever we could find. Sometimes, you get an unexpected gem. This was not the case this time. It was only $10 less than the nicer chains, so it wasn't even a great bargain. The owner's idea of "recently renovated" is much different than mine. The bedding is the... More 

Thank Angie K
London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the Annex and the room was good, actually much better than expected after the check-in process and the shady back street that leads to the Annex rooms. Room was clean and well equipped (micro, fridge, coffee machine) however there were some termites wandering in the bathroom. Not many, always just one or two, but was enough to make... More 

Thank dmsdi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

The room was clean, insect traps in the closet, staff was nice, the door and the security (window did not lock), was bad. The bed however, omfg! It was like five half flat basketballs under a sheet of plywood, covered by a sheet. I will never stay there again.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

V good wifi, John Wayne dinner 2 minutes walk down the street, perfect over nighter before or after Death Valley drive. Cute wee cowboy town. The old guy at the front desk was lacking personality, but put that one side, the room very neat and clean.

Thank Martypeg
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Pretty expensive. Wednesday night early June non holiday $110.00 Two weeks prior same day it was $80.00. WiFi worked. Clean rooms. Would stay again but only after checking rates around town. Walking distance to market and a couple of restaurants.

Thank Brant D
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Portal Motel

Address: U.S. 395, Lone Pine, CA
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Lone Pine
Number of rooms: 17
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