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Mt. Williamson Motel

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Sedona, AZ
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was a stopover point for us. After staying just the one night, I had wished that this was our destination! Awesome renovated cabins with great personal touches to make you feel at home and very comfortable. Noticed as soon as we walked in that there was a clean natural scent in the cabin, not the chemical nasty smells you...

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Madison, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay at this motel! Although it appears rustic on the outside, all modern conveniences were available inside each cabin. It was very clean and the owner/manager was very friendly and helpful! Breakfast the next morning was excellent!! The town is very small so finding dinner was a bit challenging but there are towns nearby that offered...

Thank lilaccpa
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Booked as a stopover point in between Yosemite and Death Valley. What a find. Semi-detached cabin. Recently renovated and well maintained. Fabulous staff. Excellent breakfast, freshly cooked. We sat with other guests around a big table which was great as we got to find out things!

Thank JGandIG
Raumati Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little breath of fresh air in Independence. A clean and tidy cabin with everything you could need. (Was nice to have a real jug - as it's been some what of a skill to boil water for a cup of tea using a coffee percolator! ) Strider was very generous with our two boys and the breakfast was a...

Thank lianphil
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Appearances are quite deceiving. As you drive into Independence and see the hotel sign, it looks looks like every cheap motel sign until you turn into the drive and park. What awaits you are seven cabins (we were shown an additional unit with a full kitchen in the morning). At check-in, I was greeted with two cold beers and given...

Thank SCBuckeye
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Welcoming. Clean. Comfortable. Terrific service. Nice owner and staff. Enjoyed my time with other guests. Just the place for someone spending time hiking the backcountry or just passing through Independence.

Thank Thermalsurf
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A lot of good stuff has already been posted about this motel and we found every word of it to be true. We spent a night here on our way to Yosemite and here's a summary of our experience - Highs: - Very clean rooms; they've got a homely feel - Very clean and comfy beds (especially if your prefer...

Thank simplyvg
Hayward, California
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Returning for the third time in three years to a warm welcome from Strider, Jim and Daniel. Their attention to detail and the guest's needs are first class. Dependable and conscientious in meeting the needs of the hiker; on or off the trail. Cabins are comfy and well appointed for the hiker or traveler passing on 395. You may arrive...

Thank MeanderingMary
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I LOVED my room, LOVED my breakfast. LOVED the company-staff and guests. I regret not accepting the offer of a cold beer on arrival-guess I have to come back! Cute town too. Also I didn't realize until the next morning that that sweet bike was available to me-it would have been perfect for checking out the views around sunset.

Thank msadventure55
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very comfortable cabins await you at Mt Williamson "Basecamp". Tailored for Sierra Nevada hikers Mt Williamson offers a comfortable break for folk hiking on the John Muir, Pacific Crest Trails or the many other hiking routes nearby. Even if you are not a hiker this is a friendly place to stop over on your drive north to Yosemite or south...

Thank ynbniar

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rustic, clean, comfortable, historic cabins in a base camp setting at the foot of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt. Williamson Motel

Address: P.O. Box 128, 515 S Edwards Street (Hwy 395), Independence, CA 93526-0128
Region: United States > California > Independence
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mt Williamson Motel
Mt Williamson Hotel
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“Just call Sryker, the charming lady who owns it and she will give you the correct input”
 of 5 bubbles Wolfdaddy69, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles SCBuckeye, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cabins away from 395 are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles MeanderingMary, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had rm 8-the 'mcgee' cabin.”
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 of 5 bubbles msadventure55, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early this place fills up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles ynbniar, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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