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Independence Inn Motel

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best porch-best view, WiFi,TV, and breakfast
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View


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50Car recommended
Grade: 50 out of 100
6Restaurantswithin 5 miles
2Attractionswithin 5 miles
17Room tips
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First time I've stayed in Independence. The motel was neat and clean, and so were the rooms. This is an older property that has been updated, excellent wifi, mini fridge and microwave. Amazing view of the Sierra. Price was very reasonable and good value. Thanks!
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Proprietor, Jim, became very abusive and threatening to me over a misunderstanding of our use of the room. We had asked if two of our hiker family could shower one time in our room and Jim gave us permission to do so. Because of a complaint from another patron about lack of
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Stayed here while picking up a John Muir Trail hiker for resupply and rest. Price is resonable, rooms are spartan but clean, good value for the dollar. Has a very fairly priced shuttle service to/from the Onion Valley trailhead and laundry. One minor quibble, Needed a few
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My wife and i stayed at Independence Inn while traveling to the Reno area. The inn is small, well kept, neat and clean. Jim's pride of ownership shows. Best part-- the price. Very reasonable. You won't be disappointed.
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Jim, Jim, Jim. What a great guy. Old school proprietor. If you want a clean, no frills, place to stay here it is. I stayed here last year and was back again this year. Hot water, clean beds and dark towels for us hikers. HAHA Ask Jim about that. Air conditioner does its job in
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I don't know, this is a motel with only about 10 rooms, the shower was a walk in and all rooms are first floor. FYI the parking lot is gravel and wheel chair might be difficult to maneuver.
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"Reserve ahead - it is a small place in a small town"
"I had room #1. I could barely hear the 395 traffic."
"We had breakfast outside and the views of the mountains can not be beat!"
"Nice Views of the Sierras."
"All the rooms are great."
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