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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Was exactly as I expected for a place in the desert. It reminded me of all the old time motels I visited in the late 60s and early 70s and told my wife that was what I expected before I got there. A blast from the past if you want to be a wannabe desert rat but if you are... More 

Thank calimagna
London, United Kingdom
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353 reviews
161 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not too bad but it hasn't improved since my last visit. The manager was a bit dour when I checked in and there was a dead cockroach in the bathroom. The Bamboo Village has closed down but Marcela's is a good alternative. The main attraction of course is Organ Pipe National Monument which features saguaros as well as organ pipes.

Thank jamescollenette
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed at the Marine Motel for one night. The room was okay. The bathroom and beds could be a little cleaner, we had to ask for new bedsheets because there were hairs on it. The AC was very loud and the TV was a little outdated. The motel does not have a breakfast buffet. In the... More 

Thank Thomas T
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were overcharged at check-in. The water was luke warm at best. No blankets on the bed- just a sheet and the bed spread. The rooms are very worn. There was a dead mouse in the pool. Don't waste your money!

Thank Stacey M

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cardiff uk
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124 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Was really pleased with our night here. Motel is set back from road with a nice pool and spdesert garden area. Room was spacious . Bed comfortable and linen perfectly acceptable. Little area off contained two sinks, microwave and fridge and that led to small bathroom. Retro decor, but original! Good star gazing at night. Supermarket across the road. Table... More 

1 Thank vjj
Memphis, Tennessee
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354 reviews
107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

The was clean, and that is it. The water was lukewarm at best, water pressure was nonexistent, pillows were paper thin, bed was super soft, not in good way. Luckily the weather was moderate, the AC unit could not cool the room and the electric heater worked for about 5 seconds. The tile in the bathroom was falling off the... More 

Thank Thomas S
Detroit, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Some kind of Scratching sound all night; when I got up the trash was all over the floor! And some bathroom cabinetry had been bitten by some unknown rodent, white bits of plywood on the floor, so I am assuming a mouse. The electrical plug in the bathroom was missing most of the plug cover and so I was scared... More 

Thank Tanya G
Richmond, Canada
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46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015

Looking for a place to stay as it was getting dark and looking like I was running out of town. Stayed here in a dumpy little room with questionable cleanliness. It was one of the only times I brought my sleeping bag into the room and slept in it. Drafty room. Can't comment on the decor because there wasn't any.... More 

Thank Ann V
Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2015

It is unfortunate to see some of the negative reviews and racist comments about this motel. We had a very pleasant experience. In fact, the manager also helped us arrange an extra portable bed in our room. The bathrooms were clean, bed sheets were organized and clean. Our flat screen TV had no issues. Manager was very cooperative. I will... More 

4 Thank amijvk
Bath, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Maybe time of year makes a difference for insects and the need for ice but we had a perfectly pleasent stay for the money. It was clean and tidy. At reception the guy was really accommodating. We hadn't booked in advance.

1 Thank LisaD12326
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Marine Motel

Address: 1966 N 2nd Ave, Ajo, AZ 85321-1120
Location: United States > Arizona > Ajo
Price Range: $48 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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