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Surrey, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

was pleasantly surprised as wasnt expecting a lot from this motel. The motel is just off the motorway and is very clean and comfortable. just 5-6 room and a separate reception area. we stayed in a room with two double beds. one double bed was in the main room with microwave, fridge and tv and the other double bed in... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Stayed one night, room clean but basic but more clean towels than many other stop overs. Motel was a location of the movie Bug which one of the stars was Ashley Judd but no promotion of this mentioned - if you google film trailer you will see the motel - but no bugs in our room! No evening facilities but... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Definitelly better than expected. Very nice hosts!!! Helpfull also. Clean room, nice location, steps from death valley Free wifi I woul definitely go back to this motel or recomend it to everyone You can access the Sequoia forest and the landscape is amazing Very close to Lone Pine

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Poznań
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81 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

If the place was half the price I would still consider it massively overpriced. Pros: location (between Death Valley and Sierra Nevada), 24/7 reception area with hot drinks, microwave, etc. Cons: practically no WiFi (strange, you have a router in your room, but it doesn't connect with the outer world), rooms very run down Place is moody and nostalgic, but... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2015

We stayed here in July on our way to San Diego. This is okay for a one night stay. If you are looking to stay longer or require better amenities (t.v., internet, ice) go up the road 14 miles to Independence. Tons of hotels there. The beds were comfortable. The bathroom was small. Bring food. The gas station sells sandwiches... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The owners are kind but the rooms are tiny, really old and poorly maintained. The beds are old and terrible, cleanliness is questinable. We found many hair in the bathroom and bed, the floor gave us dark feet... My wife got some strange skin irritations, possibly bug bites? Yet this motel is in a good spot on the way to... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The hotel is a bit run down, but it was featured in a movie called "Bug" with Harry Connick jr and Ashley Judd. They actually made 2 rooms into one for the movie, but if you want to see what it is like the exterior is exactly the same as the movie. Overall it was an ok motel and it... More 

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2014

While the service is excellent, I can't say the same about upkeep of the motel. Rooms are very clean and tidy, and I was thrilled to see no bugs in or around my room. However, beds seem old and over-used, Bedding had some holes in it, and the bathrooms and appliances NEED updating. WiFi was spotty and the tv barely... More 

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California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

My two kids and I, and our three dogs, stayed the night at the Rustic on 03-21-14. It was no problem that we did not get in until 11:30 pm. Our room was small, but clean and big enough. It had one double bed in the main room and another double bed in a little bedroom. The good things about... More 

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2 Thank penelopi
Placentia, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

The landlady said they'd taken over management the previous Monday. Friendly. Clean room. The swamp cooler wasn't blowing so the room was uncomfortably hot. I'd have left the window open but without a screen anybody could have reached in and unlocked and unchained the door (call me a paranoid single female traveler if you must). The TV had two channels.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Rustic Oasis Motel

Address: 2055 Highway 395, Olancha, CA 93549
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Olancha
Price Range: €69 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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