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Lamplighter Motel

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Really clean pool there's a guy out there cleaning it every morning, great owners, pretty clean rooms. great hospitality great parking awesome tv comfortable beds a/c in my room is set to 68 can't change it. Always fresh towels

Thank Brian M
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This hotel is creepy. We booked it because it was on the water and looked like it had a nice pool. WRONG! It's right across the street from a marijuana dispensary and it looks like that is the best business in the whole town. The building is run down and falling apart. There was no one around when we tried...

1Thank WorldStragler
Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 3 August 2015

I stayed at the Lamplighter years ago and loved it. It was clean and the restaurant was open right next door, also the neighborhood was way better. I decided to go back this year for a little vacation so I booked a 2 night stay. When I got there and got checked in the room was so hot and the...

2Thank Corinne B
Clearlake, California
Reviewed 24 December 2013

On 12/22/2013 I stayed in in room 14 at the Lamplighter and I have nothing but high praises for them. The room was immaculately clean, not a bit of dirt or dust anywhere. The decor was excellent and very "non-motelish"! The bathroom was well supplied with amenities and spotless. Other amenities included a large screen T.V., microwave and refrigerator. The...

1Thank Faith R
Olivehurst, California
Reviewed 27 September 2013

This little mom and pop place was decent enough. Reasonably clean, a bit worn and shabby as should be expected considering the price you pay. beds were comfy, internet was good (and free), TV was big 'ol tube. Owners were friendly. Ice machine is unfortunately accessible to everyone, including small children and it's design allows anyone to play in the...

1Thank choo2drivr
Albany, California
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Upon arrival, we were told that the room we had booked was unavailable due to flooding -- the plumber was at the hotel. We stayed in a very small, corner room that did not have a working lock. Bedclothes had hair (head and pubic) and bathroom was moldy. Is not in a good area of Clearlake and I did not...

1Thank 418MaggieW
Battle Creek
Reviewed 23 February 2013

The rooms are very old and outdated. Not very clean. The locks did not work on the room I was in. The water was not very hot for showers. The TV was as big as the bed with a 12" screen and scratchy picture. It smelled bad. I could only take one night of it. I had a 2 month...

1Thank Dennis A
Ullapool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2012

When we asked the owners if we could borrow plates and glasses they happily loaned them to us. The room, with a very comfortable king-size bed, had a little dining alcove with a table and two chairs. We microwaved our meal and were delighted to have a table to eat from. In this lack-lustre small town this was the best...

Thank camilla1951
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 26 September 2012

For the price you can't expect luxury but what you can expect is the management to take a little pride in their establishment. We were greeted by "Miss Personality" herself who was obviously having a bad day. The husband must have noticed and came to the desk to help instead. After check-in carrying the luggage upstairs was rather interesting because...

Thank FamilyAEAL
El Sobrante, California
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Althought the room was clean and the bed was comfortable, the customer service was very negligent. There was no hot water for the entire night and next day. There is no accessible ice machine, on a hot July day! The ice machine is in their personal quarters and you have to wait outside awhile, a seeming inconvenience to them. The...

1Thank teralinda

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lamplighter Motel is situated in the city of Clear Lake, on the shores of beautiful Clear Lake, guests will be minutes from Anderson Marsh State Historical Park, McVicar Wildlife Sanctuary, the Shannon Ridge Vineyards and Winery, and Harbin Hot Springs. Breathtaking views of the lake and Mount Konocti can be enjoyed from our location, as well as Lake Country attractions such as wine tasting and water sports. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lamplighter Motel

Address: 14165 Lakeshore Dr, Clearlake, CA 95422-8150
Region: United States > California > Lake County > Clearlake
Price Range: RM304 - RM415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lamplighter Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Move on to a different hotel.”
  • Mystery electrical box and jacked up air conditioner.
  • Three pillows???
  • Cigarette hole in the bedspread of our NON smoking room.
  • Crud (dead bugs?) on the shower curtain.
WorldStragler, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest a second floor room to ensure a great view of the lake and mountain backdrop.”
38faithr, 23 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Get a room near the center so that you are away from the stairs on either end. Lots of foot traffic and some noise.”
choo2drivr, 26 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Avoid this place.”
DennisA556, 23 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Top floor to witness the beauty of the lake.”
FamilyAEAL, 26 Sep 2012 | Read review
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