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    Independence Inn Motel

    440 S Edwards St, Independence, CA 93526-1774
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    Room & Suite (12)
    Hotel & Grounds (26)
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good18%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 87 reviews

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    Proprietor, Jim, became very abusive and threatening to me over a misunderstanding of our use of the room. We had asked if two of our hiker family could shower one time in our room and Jim gave us permission to do so. Because of a...More

    Thank patpierucci
    Reviewed 27 August 2017

    Stayed here while picking up a John Muir Trail hiker for resupply and rest. Price is resonable, rooms are spartan but clean, good value for the dollar. Has a very fairly priced shuttle service to/from the Onion Valley trailhead and laundry. One minor quibble, Needed...More

    Thank Bewickwren
    Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

    My wife and i stayed at Independence Inn while traveling to the Reno area. The inn is small, well kept, neat and clean. Jim's pride of ownership shows. Best part-- the price. Very reasonable. You won't be disappointed.

    Thank Larry M
    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    Jim, Jim, Jim. What a great guy. Old school proprietor. If you want a clean, no frills, place to stay here it is. I stayed here last year and was back again this year. Hot water, clean beds and dark towels for us hikers. HAHA...More

    Thank Jeanne N
    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    So the roadside hotels of the world have changed with foreign born owners who do not care. Not here. Jim is old school. One man show. He will stop his busy chores to show a visitor a map or trail. He offers food to hikers...More

    Thank paul b
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Independence
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    Hotel & Grounds (26)
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    14 October 2016|
    Response from cacoupontraveler | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know, this is a motel with only about 10 rooms, the shower was a walk in and all rooms are first floor. FYI the parking lot is gravel and wheel chair might be difficult to maneuver.
    Room Tips
    "Reserve ahead - it is a small place in a small town"
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    "I had room #1. I could barely hear the 395 traffic."
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    "We had breakfast outside and the views of the mountains can not be beat!"
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    "Nice Views of the Sierras."
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