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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is charming in that it's been nicely refurbished and decorated with location-appropriate pieces such as Navajo and Mexican blankets. The bed was comfortable, they offer a small refrigerator, offer free coffee/tea, free Wifi and the office is open all night. The a/c is a wall unit. But there were a couple of things that made it too expensive...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We appreciate all feedback on the rooms and property. Tom Coor

Spokane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can you do...you want to go to a concert at Pappy & Harriet's and enjoy yourself so you stay at the motel across the parking lot. That is the only reason I can think of to stay here. The room was cold in both temperature and vibe.

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Portal, Arizona
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This place is awesome, relaxing, entertaining, and quite different from anywhere else you'll ever stay. Pioneertown was once a movie set for late great western actors, and a sound stage for The Sons of the Pioneers, this movie set was created to be self contained. In other words, when films were being made here, it was too far of a...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and local history. It was very nice of you to take the time to share your experience. We are delighted you had a great stay and look forward to your next visit. Tom Coor

New York, NY
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Much has been said about the Pioneertown Motel's western film-set look and vibe. And it's true. It's very picturesque and well-styled. But the motel's walls are also pretty thin so you can join neighbor's conversations. And it's so basic that there are virtually no services or amenities to speak of, including any on-site dining (which during the holiday season was...

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La Mesa, California
Reviewed December 10, 2016

I've stayed here twice. There are ONLY plusses. 1. location 2. price 3. comfort 4. Pappy & Harriet's 5. Pappy & Harriet's CHILI! 6. stars 7. local music 8. peace 9. quiet 10. laid back everything. Last time I stayed here was a Monday, so it was VERY laid back. There are lots of cool and interesting things to explore...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

We are delighted you love the place as much as we do. Thank you for all the wonderfully kind words. Tom Coor

Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Stayed here in November for two nights and really enjoyed. Renoveted a few years ago from the original Motel built by Roy Rogers et al. Made very welcome by owners . Not suitable for people who want TV and Ironing boards in their room but for people who want a rustic couple of days with a famous Bar Pappa and...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

We are very glad you had an enjoyable stay. We do have blow dryers and irons upon request. Let me know when you are coming back and I will have one waiting in your room. Thanks again for choosing Pioneertown Motel. Tom Coor

Reviewed November 2, 2016

The Pioneertown Motel is definitely a one off! The room was tastefully and simply furnished. We were able to watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets from right outside our room. This was the perfect setting to complement a visit to Joshua Tree National Park. The wifi is fantastic however if you need cable tv there is none. As a tv fan...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. Come back soon.

Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Was just passing thru on a road trip but so glad to have found the Pioneertown motel. It was very quaint and perfectly located - an easy walk to Pappy & Harriets for an evening of fun. I would definitely stay here again!

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PIoneertown M, Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Look forward to seeing you back soon!

Welshpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We wanted to go to Pappy & Harriets for the evening and the Pioneertown motel seemed the only place to stay.Were we glad we did!, this place is amazing ,right out in the middle of the desert ,the peace and quiet was a refreshing change from other motels.We met the tame Road Runner and at dawn stood out side to...

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PIoneertown M, Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! Hope you will be back soon!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We came out to visit friends and enjoy the night. We arrived by 8 got our key and got settled. Was nice to not have a tv- we packed a blow dryer as we anticipated that less is more and that we were there to truly enjoy the environment. Room was clean in design and the bathroom had nice touches...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

Sorry for the delay in thanking you for choosing to stay with us at the Pioneertown Motel. We appreciate your comments and are always looking for ways to improve the property and make your stay as comfortable as possible. Thank you again. Tom Coor

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  • Free Parking
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  • 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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Additional Information about Pioneertown Motel

Address: 5240 Curtis Road, Pioneertown, CA
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Pioneertown
Price Range: $158 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pioneertown Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“North side best sunrises, I think rooms 11 and up.”
 of 5 bubbles johnsG1739ZF, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“As for a room round the back,this will face the desert and away from Pappy & Harriets”
 of 5 bubbles ger78910, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“Room 18 is haunted by an old actress who used to stay there all the time!”
 of 5 bubbles FrogScruby, Feb 10, 2016 | Read review
“Get the fireplace room!”
 of 5 bubbles seehoustonlosAngeles, Nov 12, 2015 | Read review
“Choose rooms 11-20 in the heat; they are on the back side in the shade. Since it's hot as blazes in the summer, this is the way to go.”
 of 5 bubbles 218dennyw, Sep 5, 2015 | Read review
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