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Salt Lake City, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel met all my needs. The room was comfortable, staff were professional in every way, and the hotel was well maintained and pleasant. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who was considering staying in the China Lake area for one night or many nights. Thanks to Best Western for offering quality accommodations at a reasonable price.

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Mr. 591douglasj, the staff and I would like to thank you for your valuable feedback. It is always great to see that the team is on track with providing exceptional accommodations for our guest. We will see you on your next trip to Ridgecrest. Have a great day.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed two nights here for the Petroglyph Festival. Loved the room! Great bed and pillows, frig plus microwave. The breakfast was to die for and I loved that they opened at 5am so I could get an early start! Scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, fruit, yogurt, cereal, waffles, muffins, toast, hardboiled eggs, juice..it was all there and...

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you nickbranch2016. We are always looking to provide an excellent service to all our guest. We will see you again on your trip to Ridgecrest. Have a wonderful day.

Port Orchard, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room had all the amenities I would expect from a mid-level business hotel. Comfy bed, small microwave, fridge, cable, and free wifi. The free breakfast was standard hotel fare: muffins, hard boiled eggs, 2-3 steam tray items, coffee, and juice. Not much to choose from in China Lake, so Best Western is a good option. Photos posted in other...

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Swo89. We are glad to be able to accommodate your needs. Thank you and we will see you on future visit. Have a great day.

Park City, Utah
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a business meeting in town. Lobby was nice and the staff were very pleasant. However the bed was so so and the shower device to change the water from the tub to the shower did not work. I guess this is to be expected of an older property.

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Mr. charliepc thank you for your feedback. We are doing renovations on the property and the rooms are on the list. The in room bathrooms will be going over remodel. Have a great day.

Reviewed October 21, 2016

this is a very quiet and quaint community right next to the China Lake Naval Base. The employees are top-notch and very courteous and outgoing. Always eager to assist, this staff is a "looking forward to seeing again" staff. Kudos to the management team of this facility...they have a very good thing going on!!!

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank Ricardo D. We are set in making every guest experience the best it can be. This is also the reason why we have so many people returning to see us. Thank you for choosing us as your place to go and we will see you soon. Have a great day.

Western US at large, United States
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Last minute plans necessitated taking what room was available where for one night. Have concerns about motels with external doors, but that was pretty much all that was left in town. Have stayed at other BW so gave them a shot. Staff was friendly, helpful and concerned. From the parking lot it looked like a pretty blue collar clientele. However...

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Hi Da K and thank you for your feedback. We are still going through renovations along with getting the best product for our guest. We are glad that you were accommodated they way you deserve. We will see you again on the next visit to Ridgecrest. Have a great day.

Oosterblokker, Netherlands
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is an old hotel, with lobby under construction during my stay in march. Most important room was clean, but bedding is poor. Breakfast is a simple good old Best Western quality. During my stay in march next to my door the temporarily lobby, so a noisy night.

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mr Holland, our lobby has since been done and it was just the start of our renovations. The rooms are on the list and we are always adjusting the breakfast to see what would be good. All suggestions are welcome. On future travels please give us a call so that we could accommodate your stay that would be best...

Lomita, California
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We stayed one night on our way to Bishop at the Ridgecrest BW. The inn is very nice with easy access from the highway and just south of the center of town. The outside looks very nice and the parking spaces are large enough you can park and still get out of your car or truck. Our room was cozy...

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you again for your comments. The front was the first part of the renovation and there is still more to come.

Lomita, California
Reviewed October 16, 2016

This Best Western has very nice large parking stalls. The outside looks nice for being in the Desert and was vewry clean. Our room was back from the highway so the traffic noise was low but the noise in our room from the upper floor was quite loud. The decor was nice and the room was clean except for many...

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you 707clayg as we are going to be working on the instillation above bottom and top floor. It is part of our renovations that will be going on through April 2018. Also with your luggage we have no problem assisting you with your bags to your room. Just let us know. Have a wonderful day.

Morden, Canada
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The room was clean, the staff were friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast was one of the best we've had. A big thank you to Jim for the route guidance to Death Valley, saving us a great deal of time over a different route which had been suggested to us!!!

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BWRidgecrest, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn, responded to this review

It is always great to hear that the team is taking care of every guest. Jim does know a lot about death valley and is excellent at time frames for going there. We are very happy to have him on board. Have a great day.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn

Address: 400 S China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555-4610
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Ridgecrest
Price Range: $85 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN China Lake Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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“Go for the second floor on the East wing, will be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 707clayg, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid west facing rooms in the summer. The heat is fierce and necessitates constant, powerful A/C :--(”
 of 5 bubbles piperbell, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“You can find further details about this hotel in my other two reviews of this property.”
 of 5 bubbles MrLorin, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“Exterior Stairways. No elevator. Stay downstairs if steps are a problem”
 of 5 bubbles Violette54, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
“If you're on the 2nd floor, be prepared to for no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles Benthos55, Mar 18, 2016 | Read review
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