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Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
1.0 out of 5.0 9988 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
3.7/5 (726 reviews)

My partner & I made a winter trip to Yosemite & stayed in a tent cabin, which was peak glamping :) The space was very nice & clean, and Keith at the front desk was super generous & responsive. They also let us borrow an electric blanket b/c it was quite chilly at night, and that made a huge ...

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019
Motel 6 Modesto - Downtown
Motel 6 Modesto - Downtown
1.5 out of 5.0 807 Needham Street, Modesto, CA
Free Cancellation
2.9/5 (422 reviews)

Fruendly staffs. Need to have an easy access to smoking area

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2019
Rodeway Inn Wildwood Inn
Rodeway Inn Wildwood Inn
1.5 out of 5.0 3626 Main St. (SR 203), Mammoth Lakes, CA
Free Cancellation
3.0/5 (886 reviews)

Good location best price. Beds very comfotable room very large. Cons, shower area very slipperyneedd anti slip material. Also only 1 trash can in whole room. Coffee maker didnt work. Lots of patch work on walls. Work needs to be completed and painted

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019
Aqua Breeze Inn
Aqua Breeze Inn
1.5 out of 5.0 204 Second Street, Santa Cruz, CA
3.4/5 (1057 reviews)

The property is in a great location. It’s old but clean. If you need a place to stay and not live in, this place seems good.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2019
Knights Inn Bakersfield
Knights Inn Bakersfield
1.5 out of 5.0 812 Wible Rd, Bakersfield, CA
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (523 reviews)

I was ok with the place for its price but the area was all bad!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019
Ocean Gate Inn
Ocean Gate Inn
1.5 out of 5.0 111 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA
Free Cancellation
2.9/5 (656 reviews)

This hotel was decent for the price and location, especially so close to the Boardwalk. The check-in was quick and easy and the receptionist was very friendly! Our room was larger than we expected and was clean.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019
Bakersfield Inn & Suites
Bakersfield Inn & Suites
1.5 out of 5.0 2514 White lane, Bakersfield, CA
Free Cancellation
2.8/5 (241 reviews)

Great Customer support.. room was clean and comfortable

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2019
Vagabond Inn Fresno
Vagabond Inn Fresno
1.5 out of 5.0 2570 S East Ave, Fresno, CA
Free Cancellation
2.8/5 (368 reviews)

It’s not bad, even though it was a non-smoking room still had the smell of a smoking room.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019
Thunderbird Motel
Thunderbird Motel
1.5 out of 5.0 190 W Pine St, Bishop, CA
Free Cancellation
2.9/5 (183 reviews)

Place was clean. Good location. Staff was friendly

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019
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One Star Hotel Guide for Central California, California

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