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“Excellent Stop in High Desert”
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California Inn
Ranked #5 of 29 Hotels in Barstow
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Dana Point, California
1 review
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“Excellent Stop in High Desert”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Cleanest most convenient place to stay in Barstow. The hotel is tucked off of Main Street, has a pool, and secure back courtyard with bbqs. All of the staff is very accommodating to every need, and the rooms area always clean and ready to go. The location has easy access to I-15, but far enough away to have quiet nights full of sleep. Whenever I have to stay or travel through Barstow, I always stay at the California.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

Nothing to fault this motel in the middle of the Californian desert. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the rate was absolutely reasonable. The only minor point is that we had the choice between turning the air con on to heat the room - with the noise causing us some problems to sleep - or have it pretty cold in the room. Again, you don't get this kind of weather too often over there, so that's not really the hotel's fault.

If we ever come back to Barstow, we'd definitely stay here again. The staff were very friendly.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Niskayuna, New York
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

The rooms are clean and very comfortable. Although I do take some mental points off for the pillows (not a fan) but the beds were very comfortable. For the price they offer a great place to stay, with a refrigerator (with an amazing freezer) and a decent complimentary breakfast. There are a few hot food selections (hard boiled eggs, sausage, make your own waffles) and the standard toast/fruit/oatmeal that most places offer.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
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Hesperia, California
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

I stayed at California Inn few nights. My stay was very comfortable, safe and felt like home. The staff was proffessional and very kind. Room was large and clean. The brealfast was better than next door I-Hop. There is a very nice view from the back rooms, my wife and kids really enjoy the pool. Its a great place for the entire family and there are stores and restaurants within walking distance.If you pass thru barstow I highly recommend California Inn. I would stay here again.

Room Tip: Back rooms have nice mountain and night view.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Anaheim, California
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

Nice place to stay..It's a secure & comfort place to stay there in Barstow ..It has got spacious clean rooms with needed amenities..Service was good & provided with nice breakfast..I would like to stay here for many times..

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Nice and Comfortable play to stay in Barstow! Quite Large Rooms with Big Comfortable Beds. Secure place to stay. Laundry Facility provided. Internet Service. TV and Hot showers.
Very NIce, I have stayed here several Times.

Room Tip: Over looking the Pool is Just Beautiful! Great View!
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

After reading many reviews of pet-friendly hotels in Barstow, I'm glad we stayed at the California Inn. The front desk gal was very friendly and continental breakfast more than adequate. The room for travelers with pets is 1st floor with a sliding door to the parking lot which made loading and unloading the kennel and luggage easy. The area felt safe. There is no real grassy area for the dog but plenty of weedy areas that worked well enough. There is grass in the pool area but I assumed that was not for pets. For a low budget motel, I was happy to have a hair dryer, coffee maker and frdge and microwave in the room. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about California Inn

Property: California Inn
Address: 1431 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-3216 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Location: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Barstow
#5 Family Hotel in Barstow
#6 Romantic Hotel in Barstow
#7 Business Hotel in Barstow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — California Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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