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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our RV caravan from Death Valley stopped here to tour this remarkable Opera House. Sadly, we learned that Marta Becket has passed away. Our leader got us our tickets for the tour of this unique one of a kind Opera House that Marta Becket loved and painted herself. It is obvious the opera house was taken care of by a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This property is terribly neglected. No paint or repairs evident and much is in need. Walking down the hallway you will sink up and down on the old boards under the worn carpet. A lot. No sound insulation. No WiFi in rooms, just a bit in the lobby. Truly a place to avoid. However, it does have an opera house...

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Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Amargosa Opera house offers a unique opportunity to stay in historic hotel in a ghost town. I believe there are ghost that also live in the hotel as well. This place IS in a ghost town--there are ZERO amenities in the town--there is no gas station and no restaurant and you will need to travel at least 30 minutes...

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AmargosaOperaHotel, Front Office Manager at Amargosa Opera House and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again sometime in the future.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've read other reviews, you know this hotel is not for everyone. It's like staying in a museum. We loved it and are so gratefui to the people who have preserved this experience. The staff was wonderful about sharing the hotel's history with us: Before Marta Becket converted it, it was a hotel for visiting borax mining executives; an...

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AmargosaOperaHotel, Front desk at Amargosa Opera House and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you come stay with us again, Kelly

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is very old and run down but has unique flavor. It was like going back in time when hotel guest gathered in the lobby and socialized. It has no cell service, landline nor tv. We were forced to the lobby for wi-fi. In front of a fire in the fireplace we were forced to meet some interesting people...

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AmargosaOperaHotel, front desk at Amargosa Opera House and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some who consider the Amargosa Hotel and Opera House to be a sad, lonely building in desperate need of a face-lift. Indeed, the hotel is old but it is deeply loved and has a rich and intriguing history. Indeed, the building is isolated but this only adds to it's appeal. To those travels who require the vapid comforts...

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AmargosaOperaHotel, Front desk clerk at Amargosa Opera House and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your well thought out, and very complimentary review. We sure appreciate it. Hope to see you in the future.

Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for luxury stop right here and move on. If you like quirky, rustic, works-in-progress then you might find this place as charming as we did. There is no central heating (space heaters in the rooms) and some of the tiles were missing in the bathroom, but the beds were comfortable, there's a nice fire in the...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can see why some would be creeped out here, but we liked it. Quirky, spooky vibe and a sweet story behind it. A desolate feel appropriate to Death Valley. The room was clean and sufficient. The staff were friendly; Travis was cool. If you feel like an hour drive for good Thai, try My Thai in Pahrump.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I stayed here for one night on a Saturday and watched a performance at the opera house. This place is truly a gem in the middle of the desert and definitely something you should see once in your lifetime - especially to learn about the history behind the place and the town. As far as the room goes - it...

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San Diego
Reviewed December 27, 2016

From reading other reviews of this place, it is just what the doctor ordered for some, but it sure wasn’t for us. The front desk help was friendly and the lobby was cute and homey, with a dog and cat to greet you, and later at night a big wood fire going, a chess set, and board games. An adjoining...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Amargosa Opera House and Hotel

Address: HR-C 608 Death Valley Junction, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Death Valley Junction
Price Range: $76 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Amargosa Opera House and Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Amargosa Opera House Hotel Death Valley Junction
Amargosa Opera Hotel
Hotel Amargosa Opera
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“Go elsewhere. Not enough outlets to recharge all devices, no WiFi in room, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles U2551JRalant, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms that Marta decorated. We had room 15, with a "headboard" (complete with shadow) hand-painted on the wall.”
 of 5 bubbles Diane102_12, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Not for people who depend upon communication devises.”
 of 5 bubbles dressdr, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“See if you can get one with Marta's paintings!”
 of 5 bubbles juliannekirgis, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“I think the room with the door opened to the outside area are great, one can have a little barbecue on the table outside the room....”
 of 5 bubbles luworman, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
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