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Mt. Williamson Motel

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#1 of 3 hotels in Independence
Rustic, clean, comfortable, historic cabins in a base camp setting at the foot of the Eastern Sierra Nevada.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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45Car recommended
Grade: 45 out of 100
6Restaurantswithin 5 miles
2Attractionswithin 5 miles
35Room tips
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I've known this place mostly as a repeat PCT/JMT hiker coming off trails and using it for a mid-hike break and a resupply. It's absolutely top-notch for that purpose. But I recently stayed just while driving up 395 on the way home after a trip to Southern Utah. My wife and I
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We stayed here on the way to Palm Springs. Great stopping area. Dog had her own fenced yard. Owners are very helpful. Clean and comfortable. In the summer they cater to backpackers and hikers Would stay here again Only drawback is that there isn’t really a place to eat in
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I booked after reading the great reviews. This appears to be a great launch site for sportspeople. Many reviews mentioned Strider as a reason their stay went so well. I was looking forward to my stay. Unfortunately, we had to cancel our reservation the day of our trip because
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Our room was excellent. Very clean and modern with a kitchen that had all the essentials. We actually stayed an extra night because we found it so nice. The owner, Strider, is great. She told us about all the best sights to see and helped us get there as well. We would stay
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This hotel is geared to those going up or coming down out of the mountains. The breakfast is awesome and the hosts are comfortable with outdoorsy types! Not a fancy fru-fru hotel - but it is really a great little hotel! The cabins are a plus!
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