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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

They have changed the name of the hotel to Travelodge. We booked it for one night as we were just passing through. They are in the middle of remodeling, we had one of the remodeled rooms (151). It was very nice and spacious. The front deck people were very nice and helpful. If you are passing through Hawthorne, Nv. And...

Thank John W
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basic motel but very comfortable room--had a nice night's sleep! If you don't smoke say so or you are in for a surprise. This motel and restaurant across the street (part of the same business) still allow smoking and the restaurant is like being in a tobacco smoke house set on max output. Definitely old school, but this motel/restaurant really...

Thank BorisMurchant
Fair Oaks, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My stay at El Capitan was not planned. The resort/casino is older but the motel rooms have been updated. We requested a non-smoking room and there was no odor of any kind. The room was clean and the beds and pillows comfortable. I was surprised how full the motel was; if there was someone in the room below or next...

Thank DancingDana
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Our room was very old and dirty decor was 60s and it smelled like the 60s beds were hard as a rock and sagged on edges. Horrible night was glad to leave. If they have remodeled rooms we never saw one .

1Thank leakage
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was there this past weekend with a group of friends. We have been coming to the El Capitan every September since 2008. We bring between 50 and 100 guests every year. Every year, a large portion of our group spends its entire Saturday at the pool. This year when we booked we were told that rooms by the pool...

1Thank Kurt S
Alpine, California
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This motet is old with new upgrades flooring,paint,new bath fixtures and TV The prices was very good The staff was very helpfully Services tops Clean older rooms Try the pizza across the street We will,stop again when traveling up to Fernley Nevada Thank You

1Thank howardjn
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Since the rates were low we booked the suite. We had a living room and bedroom, lots of space! The bed was comfortable, the bathroom clean and had everything you need. Fridge, microwave, TV and WiFi. Everything worked. The things I didn't like was the heavy, cover up smell of something sprayed in the room and the carpet was so...

Thank Gisela S
Reviewed 3 September 2016

So the hotel is old, showing its age, the bed works, the internet mostly works, I have rarely seen more than 20% of the rooms occupied, but it works. It is cheap, the food in the casino is acceptable, and the location is right where I want it to be on my travels between Idaho and California.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My Son & I would have left if it hadn't been for us being so tired.Room was dirty, sheets wrinkled ,bathrm was dirty , toilet seat was so loose it slide to the side, had to call for a repair All around the bottom & on back of toilet was dirty, I cleaned with Lysol wipes I had before we...

1Thank Gerie W
Livingston, Texas
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A pretty decent facility for the middle of nowhere. The hotel rooms were a little older decoration inside, but pretty spacious and clean. The slot machine casino across the street had a few people playing at most hours. The bartender was friendly and things seemed pretty affordable. Enjoyed the cafe atmosphere restaurant. American homestyle food. On the main highway through...

Thank spence631

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about El Capitan Resort Casino

Address: 540 F Street, Hawthorne, NV 89415-1000
Region: United States > Nevada > Hawthorne
Price Range: €64 - €66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Capitan Resort Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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“Rooms by the pool are the first ones to have been remodeled.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try the pizza across the sreet YUM,YUM”
 of 5 bubbles howardjn, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Furthest from the street most quiet”
 of 5 bubbles spence631, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a ground floor if you can. Stairs are metal , old and steep”
 of 5 bubbles wildtraveler2014, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Go across the street to the Holiday Lodge..twice the motel at half the price.”
 of 5 bubbles 194vicp, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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