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Lancaster, California
Reviewed 4 November 2016

As a general contractor with a crew when you agree to work on an out of town project finding the right place to rest your weary bones is important. Topper's Motel gave me and the crew everything we needed from excellent customer service to clean smelling rooms daily. The rooms always looked clean and smelled better than when we left...

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Nelson, Canada
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Recently renovated, the room had ceramic tile floors, and the shower was fully tiled with sliding glass doors. The room is small but well laid out and furnished with queen bed, student desk and chair, a simple armchair, microwave and (new) fridge, and coffee maker. The motel is built around a courtyard for parking with one entrance and exit, increasing...

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

What a pleasant suprise in a little city! Very nice and clean! And the owners went out of there way to accommodate us!! We were traveling with the chopper bikes from Sweden! And the restraunt on the premeses was perfect!

Thank Deedee R
Ridgecrest, CA
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Taft isn't exactly the hot spot for vacations, but it was the on the way, and finding the Topper hotel was a nice surprise! It's a very traditional upper scale Mexican style, tile and a rug, great shower, TV on the wall, and a great restaurant attached! Cars were very secure in a horseshoe style. We will definitely stay here...

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Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Reviewed 24 March 2015

This is the place to say in Taft. Great hosts, the rooms are more than adequate and you are 30' from one of the best Mexican restaurants in town. In addition, they are remodeling the rooms and they are doing an outstanding job.

Thank Terry F
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Basic motel, close to the movie theater and a yummy mexican restaurant. Close to Chase bank too. The front desk lady is sweet, I think they are from India. The room had a strong smell, like Glade or something!? Bothered my eyes a bit...but for 45 bucks, it was ok! Clean...

1Thank SandraPortocarrero
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 27 March 2012

We chose Toppers largely because of the Tripadvisor ratings, knowing that Taft did not have many good choices for our 2-night stay. Having said that, the hotel does not leave a good first impression: it is old and shabby on the outside, and desperately in need of a renovation. Our room was adequate - old blankets and cheap furnishings: just...

4Thank schaferpho
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 May 2010

This motel is a sleeper in more ways than one. It is very plain but adjoins a fine authentic mexican restaurant and has a large swimming pool. The rooms are clean, large and the beds firm and comfortable. the management is very friendly in this tourist backwater of rural California.

7Thank Bluejay42
Los Angeles
Reviewed 15 February 2010

I've stayed here often as pit stop motel going between LA and SF. Its a weird little motel that looks frozen in time. Like a set from some film noir movie. Usually the least expensive of the motels in Taft. Unlike some cheap places it has never felt unsafe, it is just very basic motel in a very small town....

8Thank TeufelWolf

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Additional Information about Topper's Motel

Address: 101 E Kern St, Taft, CA 93268-3223
Region: United States > California > Taft
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Topper`s Hotel Taft
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?