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Santa Fe Motel

120 W. Tehachapi Blvd, Tehachapi, CA
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Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! It's obviously not a luxury hotel; it's just an inexpensive motel. But it does have some charm, with the old sign out front and the pitched wood ceilings inside the rooms. Management was friendly and everything was clean and perfectly adequate. I'm giving 4 stars instead of 5 because yes some things are dated or slightly shabby... More 

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Calgary
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89 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We stayed one night at the Santa Fe Motel, passing through town. It was basic. A room with 2 beds (one a single!) cost $70. The room itself was small. The beds were comfortable but the sheets were ill fitting. The TV was old style and small. The stations were very limited. Wifi was included and worked fine. There was... More 

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4 Corners
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

I needed a clean place to sleep and shower. This satisfied my needs. Room was adequately clean. Yes, furnishing were worn, linens were as basic as you can get, but clean and functional was all I needed and that is all I got! As is common with these classic motels, rooms and beds are small, next to highway and railroad... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed in Tehachapi on he way from San Fransisco to Vegas as an alternative to Bakersfield which did not look appealing. This motel is on the main boulevard near the small shops and local businesses so is within easy walking distance for meals etc. The staff were very friendly and the rooms very clean and comfortable with fridge and... More 

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Croton On Hudson
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My shabby room smelled of disinfectant, plumbing fixtures were broken, there were approximately 4 sheets of single-ply toilet paper left, the bar of soap was microscopically small, and the TV was not responsive. The owner generously offered to rent me a bicycle for $5. Spend more for the Best Western and get a decent room, a spa, use of a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It's just unbelievably bad. Dirty carpet, smoking room advertised as non-smoking.... I'm so glad I asked to see the room before actually paying for it. And it was $79 (!). Value for 2 double beds is something like $40. Stay away please. Best Western next door is just 20 dollars extra, super clean , has breakfast and miles ahead in... More 

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1 Thank andre b
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This place is not even on my top 100 places to stay. The staff here is very unprofessional and rude. room 120 doesn't even have a refrigerator because someone has stolen it. the manager refused to give us a key. His excuse was that the room did not have a key and would not give us another room. The towels... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This is a slezzy motel. Me and my boyfriend got a room here for two nights and we walked In the room there were ants EVERYWHERE. The fridge was stolen out of the room. The blankets were dirty and sick. No soap or anything of that matter. You can't get a key cuz you have to give them 5 bucks... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Sleep in your car, under your car, or under the wheel of you car before staying at this dump. Non-smoker rooms are anything but. Cigarette burns on all the furniture. Sheets are dingy grey and pillows should have been replaced 25 years ago. Pretty much the sleeziest motel I've ever stayed in, and all this at $60.00 a night.

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

We stayed here with friends on route to death valley,The rooms are fine,Clean and well presented and very reasonably priced. It was nice and quiet when we checked in but within 5 mins the trains started coming through the town with whistles blowing.They lasted all night and one local told us that 67 pass through every day.Great if you are... More 

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Address: 120 W. Tehachapi Blvd, Tehachapi, CA
Location: United States > California > Tehachapi
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Santa Fe Hotel Tehachapi
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