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Safari Motor Inn - Joshua Tree

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there a couple of times to go on pre-dawn hikes in Joshua Tree National Park. The rooms are small and have two exterior doors--one facing the street and the other towards a courtyard. A bit crowded for more than two people. The manager is friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Inexpensive, even on weekends.

Thank Orion3377
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing wrong with the place as budget motels go, close to the park entry and with a good sized room. Staff were helpful when the wifi was not working. No road noise although with the parking right outside the rooms you will get some noise if people drive up. Only issue was the shower temperature was very temperamental and sometimes...

Thank lauranada
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The room was clean and fine, the courtyard is cute, and the woman at reception was very sweet. We were still trying to clear out of the room at 11:00 so she knocked (I mean, check-out time is check-out time, and they're on a tight cleaning sched) but she still did it in a sweet way. Also, my friend and...

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Spotlessly clean! Nice, very comfortable bed. A table and two chairs, fridge, microwave and coffee maker: what more can you wish for? A very friendly and helpful owner? Indeed: there he was- immediately telling us where to go for dinner😊. He gave us a map of town and told us not to miss out on Key Views in JTNP👍🏼 We...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I stayed here two nights before camping in Joshua Tree. It was great location, walking distance to visitor center, food, etc and a short drive to get into the park.The room was exactly what I needed, simple, clean, quiet, microwave and fridge in the room. The patio area looked interesting but it was too cold while I was there to...

Thank mjr223
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Cheap, clean, safe and comfortable. Absolute budget but certainly good enough for those passing through. Maybe a little overpriced compared to Super 8's etc that are not too far away. Close to shops etc.

Thank mrbono18
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our room was fairly basic, but did everything we needed of it. The location is great, right near the entrance to the park, and also near several good cafes and restaurants. We found reception to be very polite and informative, and with a nice flicker of humour. Recommended.

Thank Araknid
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I stayed here every weekend for 2 months while working on my cabin in Joshua Tree. I took a chance on the place because of the proximity and the price. When I arrived I was welcomed with what I was expecting: a quaint, reasonably sized room with a functioning AC, mini fridge and TV. Although simply furnished the room was...

1Thank John W
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Moreover, the owners, to put it bluntly, are jerks. They were literally staking out the parking lot 15 minutes before the official check-out time to chase people off. The rooms look like they have been furnished with a random collection of furniture cast off from college dorm rooms. Walls were scuffed, furniture was chipped, bathroom had not been updated since...

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glaciermelting, Manager at Safari Motor Inn - Joshua Tree, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay,You wrote stayed in march I checked many months I could not find name ,last name Parker.Every year many thousand people stay with us from north pole to s.pole we have countless repeat guests. Our all baths tiles are new designed If you read other reviews people like our friendly service.People like our fair prices.When people...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Booked this because it was very close to the National Park entrance, and 2 minutes walk to the excellent Joshua Tree Saloon. This is a very basic motel, and could do with some updating. It was very windy the night we stayed and you could hear the windows rattling quite a lot. Despite this, it was clean and is perfectly...

Thank teekake

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEAREST Motel to JOSHUA TREE National Park w. Entrance & visitor center,(Only 1 block)LARGE POOL (summer). All Rooms are ground floor.FREE coffee & wifi in rooms. Friendly service.Free local town map for restaurants.Open 6.A.M. To 11.30 P.M.Arrangement for guests late night arrivals.We have 8 restaurants in walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safari Motor Inn - Joshua Tree

Address: 61959-29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Joshua Tree
Price Range: RM238 - RM352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“It is one story motel. All rooms will have a bit of traffic noise and cars pulling in for the night. Overall, it was pretty quiet.”
Orion3377, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have access to the pool and garden area through the second door.”
Jannek1967, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 110 is a corner room, larger, more private! I would ask for any of the end rooms (I think there are three available, as the building is a long "L" shape..”
dlcc2014, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are quieter”
tiadora, 13 Feb 2014 | Read review
“I've stayed in almost every room there at one time or another, all work just fine for me.”
E405AEpaulb, 21 Oct 2013 | Read review
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