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Jackson, MO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid for a month stay with my wife. Regretted that decision after less than a week. Here we go. We asked for towels twice and the manager said he would have his wife bring them and she never did. Lucky we brought our own. There is absolutely NO room service or any type of guest services to your room at...

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Reviewed April 13, 2016

I was visiting friends on my way back from Vegas. the people work there are very friendly and welling to help , rooms are clean and comfortable . i would visit them again when im in the area I really like the location as its near the marine base which made me feel safe

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

By far the most miserable night stay of my life. Should have turned around when the front desk attendant spoke and took the credit card through a slot in the door. Slept in a sleeping bag on top of the bed it was so filthy, couldn't take a shower in the morning as linens were stained with who knows what....

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4Thank MichLeeCrad
Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife has been here over here in this motel 22 days and not once has anyone been around to ask us do we need towels.i got the valcom cleaner one time i had to go to the front office to get it.i asked for it 3 times since last week and still havnt gotton it. I asked...

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new jersey
Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

My son and daughter and I.stayed here Lastnight. It was the only motel available since it is Memorial Day weekend. Really didn't have much of a choice. The first room we got there was no toilet paper and the room was smelling like weed so my son asked for another room. This room was no better..... the sheets were dirty...

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Brisbane
Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here purely for the price.... And would never recommend this place to anyone. Where do I begin.... The room was tiny, and seriously outdated. I couldn't tell if the sheets were clean or not, as they were all wrinkled, and the bed hadn't properly been made. The top sheet and bedspread were just been thrown on the bed haphazardly....

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4Thank Solo_Flyer1
San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 6, 2014

well i always travel passing by barstow due to wok and im always looking for cheap rooms , i stayed at this motel few months ago when i stayed few days ago what a huge improvement they had from the outside of the property to the inside New Management and they are so friendly , the rooms are absolutely cleaner...

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Modesto
Reviewed May 31, 2014

... to another motel! It was later in the evening that we arrived, so it was dark. My first impression when I walked in the room was good. I thought it was very cute, until I walked into the bathroom! First thing I noticed was the missing linoleum and ugliness of it. The shower was so thickly caulked and done...

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Riverside, California
Reviewed January 3, 2014

You can tell this places needs a lil work but the new management is showing much need improvement and energy to the property after the last time i came it looks to be improving the room was clean towels soap there was a problem with my tv but the night manager was quick to fix it and made my night...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed August 19, 2013

I saw the Pennywise Inn Motel off the side of the 40 freeway and pulled off from driving most of the day. When I pulled in, the outside was clean but the place it self looks vintage. When I walked into the office I was greeted by Michelle. She was very friendly and helpful. The room they gave me was...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern, nice, clean, and friendly. All rooms include refrigerator, freezer, microwave oven, free cable and HBO, free unlimited local calls, swimming pool, gazebo, BBQ, coin operated laundry room inside premises, free coffee, free ice, ATM, vending machine. Located on famous old route 66. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Palace Inn

Address: 2980 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-5889 (Formerly PennyWise Inn)
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
Price Range: $34 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Desert Palace Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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Pennywise Hotel Barstow
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“Ask for a room closest to the Lobby for a stronger WiFi connection. Also there are train tracks across the street further down, but the trains going by didn't bother me at all!”
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