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“Typical Roadside Motel” 3 of 5 stars
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Travelodge Bishop
Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Bishop
Oakley, California
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163 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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“Typical Roadside Motel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The Ramada Limited in Bishop is right off US 395 and easy to find; there are several restaurants within walking distance. This is an older structure in the classic motel design with all the doors facing outwards on the parking lot. There was nobody at the front desk when we arrived, but a note on the desk provided a phone number to call and that worked - apparently there isn't a full time front desk staff.

Our room was quite small, but it was clean and noise from the nearby highway wasn't a problem. A simple continental breakfast is provided and we enjoyed toasted bagels and coffee before hitting the road. Without serious competition this is quite likely one of the better motels in Bishop.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We arrived about 9pm after a gruelling 6 hour car trip, only to be greeted by a sourfaced, sarcastic receptionist, who seemed to enjoy belittling me, as I tried to check in. She referred to herself as Amber during a phone call, so I can only image the person who wrote a good review about her below, is her friend, or maybe Amber just doesn't like international travellers!

Otherwise, the room was nice, although compact, beds comfortable. It was a tight squeeze to get past the furniture into the roomy dressing area, to then be met by a tiny bathroom. Breakfast was good. However, there seemed to be plenty more hotels in the area, which offered full breakfast, may try one of those on my next visit, if only to avoid the nasty receptionist!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were in Bishop for my Grandson's wedding and enjoyed our stay at the Ramada. The price is great and so was the room for the price. A bit small, but very clean and basically comfortable.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

During the big Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park this month, we were evacuated from Hetch Hetchy with food for 4 people for 3 days and no place to stay. We decided to drive over Tioga Pass and down to Bishop, to position ourselves for a visit to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest and other Eastern Sierra destinations. We wanted a room with a small kitchen, and only Ramada had it. Plus, they had a pool just outside the room. Amber did an excellent job of showing us around and helping us feel welcome. We had a memorable stay here. My only criticism is that the pool was a little cool for comfortable swimming.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I've stayed in quite a few of Bishop's mid-price hotels and I liked the Ramada the most. Clean and quiet, with good-sized rooms. Lots of restaurants within walking distance. Every employee I met was helpful. I didn't try the breakfast, but it didn't look like I was missing much. Next summer, I'll be back.

Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Property: Travelodge Bishop
Address: 155 E Elm St, Bishop, CA 93514-2423 (Formerly Ramada Limited Bishop)
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Location: United States > California > Bishop
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Bishop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Travelodge Bishop 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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