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Fender's River Road Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kim was helpful. First night on Route 66 roadtrip and had to stay at well known place. Fenders was recommended and did not dissappoint. Clean, basic room w/kitchenette. Good shower. Colorado river access was beautiful.

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Barstow, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This cute little river front place was just what I needed. The manager Rosie and I had a lovely conversation as she was allowing me to store my belongings before check in time. I rented the suite overlooking the river. The bed is amazing. The air air conditioning is ice cold which is very necessary as it was 117 degrees... More 

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Tucumcari, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We have travelled extensively on the back roads of America, especially along old Route 66, and I can safely say that Fender's is a unique, comfortable, and special place to stay. With great hospitality provided by Rosie, comfortable room (we stayed in the penthouse suite), and beautiful riverfront location, Fender's is a great place to rest for a night, or... More 

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Palm Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Came in for hot boat and custom car show brought boat and two show cars,Rosie was our host and the best in accommodations for both cars and the group. And when we ran out of gas on the river and had no wifi and no one to call for HELP we were able to call Fenders and Rosie gave us... More 

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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We were made very welcome, old-world R 66 rooms. Sat outside in the evening sun and chatted with one of the resident RV dwellers - like going back in time. Pleasant walk down to the river but watch out for midges - we got eaten alive ! Don't refuel in Needles like we did - go over the river to... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I really wanted to love Fenders. We are Route 66 buffs and that's why we chose Fenders motel and RV park on the Mother Road on our California trip to the Mojave Preserve. I'll start with the pro's. The hosts are really, really awesome!!!! It's on the river. It's on Route 66. The RV park looks great. The price for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

stopped here on our way north planning on only staying a couple of nights but stayed! and wish we could have stayed longer Such a peaceful spot on the river and such friendly people. Although the services are limited as are the number of sites and in places it is a little worn around the edges it is wonderful. not... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We spent six weeks in the winter here in our travel trailer. Rosie and Kim did everything to make our stay great except to keep it from getting cold at night! :) It feels like home very quickly, everyone is friendly. Being on the river is a real plus for us, the water flowing by is very peaceful. There is... More 

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Seaside, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Great staff, a comfortable room in the motel structure but there is a suite which should be requested. Right on old Route 66 with a wonderful view of the river (although not from the rooms except the suite). You can walk right down to the river.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is the 2nd year in a row we have stopped overnight. Rosie, the manager, and her assistant Kim both did everything possible to see that our stay was pleasant. Full hookups and you can sunbath on the deck over looking the river. Great showers and laundry room. We have a 36 ft diesel pusher and upgraded to a site... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Resort is under new management. We have nice clean and comfortable rooms. Our resort is quite and well kept. Lots of shade in the summer and lots of stars out at night. Staff is available 24 hours a day if needed. We give you personal attention from the time you arrive to the time you check out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fender's River Road Resort

Address: 3396 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363-4109
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Needles
Price Range: $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Fender`s River Road Hotel Needles
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