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Muir Lodge Motel
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Martinez
Reviewed December 27, 2011

we both were on our vacation and we wanted a place that was cozy and warm.....we had booked the room online and we had no expectation but we were very surprised by the motel.....the staff were very friendly, rooms were very clean and in excellent conditions.....we recommend this motel to everyone who is the area.....

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

At first I did not expect anything for that price per night, but I was pleasantly surprised by the Muir Lodge Motel.

My reservation was immediately found, although I booked only 24hrs before. Room#08.

The room was clean and big, the bathroom and toilet as well, apart from some street noise (not too bad) silent, I did not hear any neighbours. The room included a SAT TV, microwave (very clean!-looked like new) and hair dryer (not too common at rates like this).
Parking is right in front of the rooms. The only thing that hit me was the intense smell of disinfection, which is why I had to air the room out a bit.

Entry to the room is by key card. No Gym.

Best of all was the free Wi-Fi which was offered by the receptionist without requesting, and even better - it was very fast!

There is also a pool outside, but the location of it between the parking and the road was not too tempting, also I only came in the evening and left the next morning.

One thing to point out - this hotel is NOT next to the Muir National Monument Park, only next to the John Muir park.
However in case I pass by this area again, this is for sure a place I drop off for a night or two.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 24, 2011

We were reluctant to stay here because from the outside it doesn't appear very modern and we didn't want to get stuck with 1950's beds, old bathroom, poor AC, etc. We were pleasantly surprised. The clerk was very friendly and our reservation was ready to go when we got there. The room was good-sized, clean and modern. Only a couple complaints: 1) proximity to main drag through Martinez, but it wasn't that bad. 2) continental breakfast was a couple of vendor-wrapped bear claws in room and coffee maker. Overall, much better that other hotels we stayed at in the area and at a fraction of the cost. We liked it so much we stayed here again on our return trip and had an equally pleasant experience.

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with friends
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3  Thank BnL31310
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Reviewed June 24, 2011

This motel is far better than most chain motels we've stayed in. Very clean and super comfortable. Very well furnished. The management was extremely friendly and helpful. We will stay here from now on when we are in Martinez.

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with family
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3  Thank Chris1963
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Reviewed February 21, 2011

We stay here when coming to visit family. Hotel is nicely located hear freeway, restaurant, stores and other businesses. Rooms have always been very clean (cleaner than some big name hotels we have stayed at) and it is so nice to have the mini fridge and microwave in the room. Staff is always very friendly and they do all they can to help and accommodate us.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Bellgreen5150
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Reviewed February 17, 2011

Four colleagues all booked rooms and we received excellent treatment by the management / staff. Rooms were clean, beds comfortable, and having free wi-fi was a big plus. The "free continental breakfast" was actually a couple of packaged sweet rolls, but there is a very nice breakfast-lunch cafe across the street where staff were also very friendly and food good. There was a nice plate of fresh fruit in the room, plus a refrigerator and microwave, and nearby stores where food could be purchased. There were no nearby restaurants, however, for dinner other than fast-food places. So having a car is recommended.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 10, 2011

Very clean, newly remodeled, friendly and helpful staff. I'll be staying there again.

  • Stayed: January 2011, traveled on business
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Address: 3930 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA 94553-3820
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Location: United States > California > Martinez
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Martinez
Price Range: $103 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Muir Lodge Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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