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Amstelhoek
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

I selected the Rustic Oasis based on the images of the completely worn down sign and the classic roadside motel set-up: 8 rooms in a row, parking in front. It completely envisaged my mental image of a roap trip type place to stay. We were not disappointed! The outside of the motel looks the part, but the room and bed... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2012

If you are looking for something different this is the place for you! Off the beaten track but well worth the drive to get there. Judy the manager takes pride in keeping the rooms in comfy clean condition. And if you happen to be a U2 fan...she can help you find what you are looking for! Adriana's Cafe just a... More 

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Thank Mike H
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 26 June 2012

This place is in the process of being revived by new owners. Karen will heat up your dinner, make you an incredible breakfast (fresh omelet, pancakes, and potatoes) and make you feel at home and welcome.

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Goleta, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Conclusion first: There was nothing wrong, except for the mattresses being pretty saggy; one thing to consider is that: For a no-extra-amenities place (no internet, pool, flat screen, complimentary anything, etc....) in the middle of nowhere, do $68/night seem appropriate? The motel is pretty much between Death Valley and Sequoia National Parks, which is why we stayed there. If you... More 

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Thank Jonathan E
Ithaca, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2012

First of all the location is awesome- out of an old western film but totally clean and cozy! The wonderful woman running the hotel with her husband let us look at every room - each had its own decorative theme and was totally charming! This woman was the most helpful and kind hotel manager my husband and I have ever... More 

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Topanga, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2012

Definitely rustic - quite old. worn, and simple, no internet when we were there (they are trying to bring it in), not a place for those looking for even the simple luxuries of (say) Quality Inn like little shampoo bottles, but with atmosphere and old-fashioned mom & pop hospitality to beat others in the bargain tier like Rodeway or Motel... More 

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Thank Lesdomes
Olancha, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

Pros: It met my criteria; clean bathroom and sheets, very small town, along my route of travel, a taste of the desert and mountain scenery, inexpensive, and had 3g cell coverage. The management was helpful. I was looking to stay away any city and loved the smal town feel of the area. Not much around. Cons; Not much around, physically... More 

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Thank SteveLikesTheBasics
Torrance, California
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2011

My son and I stayed at the Rustic Motel using it as base for Mount Whitney hiking. The Inn keeper Judy was really helpful. I found the place simple, clean and quite. Coffee was on in the AM in the front office. Had good time, the Inn keeper had a small fire pit out in front in the common area,... More 

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Thank FilAmfighter1
Firebaugh, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Reciently my daughter and I had the opportunity to say at a wonderfully quaint little Motel called the Rustic Oasis. It was truly not only a beautiful place but the hospitality was one of a kind also. We were spellbound by the beauty of the land that surrounded us. Upon checking into what appeared to be a lonley motel off... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2011

We stayed here while touring California on a Harley and after 2 nights in Las Vegas the Rustic Oasis Hotel was a welcome retreat. Ok - the room was a little dated, but was clean, had a large comfy bed, and great shower. Judy the manager was very friendly and helpful, directing us to a great little Mexican cafe near... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Rustic Oasis Motel

Address: 2055 Highway 395, Olancha, CA 93549
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Olancha
Price Range: RM329 - RM382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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