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My family and I broke down in Winslow, Arizona due to my alternator going out and we were already tired from travel from California, making our way back to Louisiana. We stopped at the American Best Value Inn and was treated terribly by the male...More
I arrived in Winslow Az. July 3rd 2010 at about 9:30 p.m. and started looking for a COOL Vintage style Motel on Route 66, I found it at the "Desert Sun".
Its a classic "Court Style" Motel with the rooms being arranged around the smooth...More
It appears that the manager is trying to make some improvements to the motel but right now it's a dump. When I stayed I was laying in bed and watched cockroaches running around the room. There are much nicer and more modern reasonably priced motels...More
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Response from lperna, General Manager at Desert Sun MotelResponded 31 July 2010
New owners have taken over since this review was written and have updated and upgraded dozens of rooms but have retained the classic route 66 style of this vintage 1950's motor inn.
1950's Vintage motel. The room we had looked all new- carpet, tub, furniture, TV & bed. New but old fashioned style gas wall heating kept us cozy. Decent diner across the street. On old route 66, this is the first motel we noticed traveling West...More
Nice room, great on-site manager who might own the place. I got a brand new room- think I was the first guest to ever stay in that room. Looks like he's redoing most rooms. It's an old motel and some rooms look like they haven't...More
Budget motel with clean comfortable rooms, some with fridges and
microwaves, some with full size kitchenettes. All rooms have color cable TV with 32 channels. Rooms are available on a nightly, weekly or monthly basis. The motel is located on the east side of town, one block from the main drag (2nd Street) and close to Downtown.