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“Room was ok, but the hallway was a dump”
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California Inn
Ranked #5 of 29 Hotels in Barstow
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“Room was ok, but the hallway was a dump”
Reviewed July 4, 2004

Well I guess it is what you expect from the price. The room is standard Comfort-Inn quality and the bathroom was very clean. Lobby is clean and the free breakfast is ok. But outside your room, the dark hallway had wallpapers ripped all over the floor dirty, which scared me a bit. Can't beat the price, though.

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Reviewed April 24, 2004

Booked into this hotel because of favourable reviews on this website. Room was tatty, pool was not heated so unusable. Breakfast was just ok. There were several locks on the room door but the locks on the external doors to the car park did not lock. We went to sleep to the sounds of the couple next door screaming at each other. Barstow only exists to stop over night in, you would not want to hang around here any longer than you have to.

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Reviewed April 24, 2004

Good value for money located at a much needed spot for a journey break on route to other destinations. Good selection for the breakfast.

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Reviewed December 25, 2003

On our way to Las Vegas for few days at the Bellagio, we decided to stop to visit Calico Ghost Town for their Christmas festivities and Christmas tree lighting. We knew that we would not want to continue on to Las Vegas that night, so we chose the Comfort Inn, Barstow. On the positive side it was clean with comfortable beds, a 27 inch remote tv, fridge and micro. The breakfast was deluxe continental and quite adequate. It is wonderful to have breakfast right downstairs so as not to waste time looking for a place to eat when hurrying to get out. The hotel is oldish and a bit worn, but it is in the middle of the Mohave Desert. Considering the cleanliness of the room and breakfast, all in all it is a good value for the money....especially considering the rate we had for our Las Vegas hotel.

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Reviewed November 23, 2003

Stayed here for one night while traveling through California. It was late and getting dark, and I had no desire to travel the next 130 miles before finding another hotel (Barstow is located on the edge of a stretch of road that goes through the Mojave Desert and consists of absolutely nothing!). The town itself seemd pretty seedy, but I found the part of town with plenty of motels and restaurants, and decided to stay at the Comfort Inn. The rate was O.K. ($55.00/night), and the place was pretty nice. Had a typical continental breakfast, an outdoor pool (didn't use), and inside corriders, which refrigerators in the rooms. Located close to plenty of restaurants and Wal-Mart was right down the street. I would stay here again if I was passing through the area.

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Reviewed September 24, 2003

The Comfort Inn, Main Street is a great stopping over motel on your way to Las Vegas. Next to the IHOP, so you don't have to go far to eat. There were four of us and the room was very spacious and accommodated us all very well it was clean and with all the facilities of a hotel. It also had an iron and ironing board, just the think when touring. The pool was clean, it was a peaceful secluded setting, plenty of sunbeds. Not too far to drive on the interstate to Tango an excellent shopping outlet, it also had restaurants. The staff were great, very helpful, friendly and knowledgable about the area. Breakfast, like all the Comfort Inns was first class. Not a lot to do in Barstow, ideal stop over to Vegas. Thoroughly recommend the Comfort Inn.

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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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