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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We needed a stopover en route from Flagstaff to the Sierra and Beatty was it. With limited choices obviously, we looked at TripAdvisor and the reviews were spot-on. This motel is friendly and so well maintained! Right from the phone call to book it, I could tell the owners care. It is a family-run place with the original building dating... More 

Thank tcf999
Coimbra, Portugal
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212 reviews
131 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Check in was amazing, the lady in the front was really nice and welcoming, making us feel at home. Room was huge, a little dated, but very clean and bed comfortable. Bathroom was spacious and had cool toiletries. Beatty is a small town and at night you get the feeling that you are in the middle of nowhere, but if... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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45 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as a base for our daily trips to Death Valley. The management was so welcoming with very helpful local knowledge. Nothing was too much trouble. The room was enormous and immaculately clean.....very comfortable bed. A fridge and microwave were included along with reliable, fast wifi. The El Portal proved to be the perfect choice for our Death... More 

Thank RhellieKeith
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this motel to be a real gem. That being said, no one would ever confuse it with a Ritz or even a Marriott. However, it beats about any hotel or motel I've ever stayed in for value. First, the owner I met was extraordinary in terms of friendliness, helpfulness, and attitude. She's couldn't have done a better job... More 

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed one night on our way through Death Valley, we had a great welcome with good recommendations for our route through Death Valley and also places to eat in Beatty. The room was very spacious with comfortable beds. Only complaint was there were no coffee / tea making facilities in the room.

Thank kandaps
Newton, Utah
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

El Portal makes me remember the old, faded-color travel reels they used to show us in grade school. Basic motel, functional, clean, and no-frills. WiFi is good. Service is polite. While the motel is on Main street, it is not the principle road through town, so traffic noise is very minimal.

Thank Eugene B
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

A very warm welcome with good explanations of what there was to do around and other suggestions. A really big and pleasant room. As a gateway to Death Valley, it is somewhat on the "wrong side" of the main attractions, but the hour's drive was still worth it. No breakfast though.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Our family stayed in a triple queen bedded room for one night on our way to Yosemite, and thought it was great value for money. The owners were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The room was a little dated but spacious and clean, though the aircon struggled to keep the large room cool. The rest of the family used the... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I had stayed here in a very old room 11 years ago. It fit my road trip and I was accommodated in a somewhat newer building last night. Brooke was very welcoming and eager to please. There was a NO VACANCY sign posted, but not many cars present. I questioned her about this; she explained the two story building is... More 

Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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124 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

Rooms with 2 beds are quite spacious. Bed acceptable and the place was clean even if it is a little old. Owners are country folk and try very hard and being good hosts. For value for money for 1 night I was happy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Portal Motel is located in Beatty Nevada just outside Death Valley National Park (only 8 miles away) making it an ideal location to rest up from your daily adventures at the park. Located two blocks from Hwy 95 makes it easy to find and proves to have less traffic giving you a quiet and restful stay. Our Motel is a small cozy Motel that has been Family owned and operated since 1958. We are mostly known for our location, reliable customer service, friendly and informative staff and quiet and clean area. If you are traveling to Death Valley National Park, this motel is a must stop. Too hot? No worries, take a dip in our pool! With your immediate needs taken care of, rest assured this is the right place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Portal Motel

Address: 420 West Main St, Beatty, NV 89003
Location: United States > Nevada > Beatty
Price Range: $70 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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