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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here in November for two nights and really enjoyed. Renoveted a few years ago from the original Motel built by Roy Rogers et al. Made very welcome by owners . Not suitable for people who want TV and Ironing boards in their room but for people who want a rustic couple of days with a famous Bar Pappa and...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

We are very glad you had an enjoyable stay. We do have blow dryers and irons upon request. Let me know when you are coming back and I will have one waiting in your room. Thanks again for choosing Pioneertown Motel. Tom Coor

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 February 2016

For me this was exactly what I had signed up for. The views of the night time sky, the walking distance to Pappy & Harriets, the remoteness from the world, the hikes, the education of the area and the authentic feeling it provided. I recommend this as a couples retreat, a work shop for a company, for weddings, for friends...

2Thank Nick I
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Pioneertown Motel is definitely a one off! The room was tastefully and simply furnished. We were able to watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets from right outside our room. This was the perfect setting to complement a visit to Joshua Tree National Park. The wifi is fantastic however if you need cable tv there is none. As a tv fan...

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PIoneertown M, General Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. Come back soon.

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Was just passing thru on a road trip but so glad to have found the Pioneertown motel. It was very quaint and perfectly located - an easy walk to Pappy & Harriets for an evening of fun. I would definitely stay here again!

1Thank Lauren S
PIoneertown M, Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Look forward to seeing you back soon!

Welshpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We wanted to go to Pappy & Harriets for the evening and the Pioneertown motel seemed the only place to stay.Were we glad we did!, this place is amazing ,right out in the middle of the desert ,the peace and quiet was a refreshing change from other motels.We met the tame Road Runner and at dawn stood out side to...

1Thank ger w
PIoneertown M, Manager at Pioneertown Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! Hope you will be back soon!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We came out to visit friends and enjoy the night. We arrived by 8 got our key and got settled. Was nice to not have a tv- we packed a blow dryer as we anticipated that less is more and that we were there to truly enjoy the environment. Room was clean in design and the bathroom had nice touches...

2Thank jd0827
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Having been to Pappy & Harriet's and Pioneertown before on a Joshua Tree excursion, we were curious to stay at the Pioneertown Motel. We decided to give it a try on our way out to Arizona to visit family. We give it a resoundingly positive review with 4 stars -- we reserve 5 stars for resorts. With respect to the...

3Thank Jason D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Felt just like we were staying in an old Hollywood Western! We loved the authentic touches at Pioneertown Motel and were impressed with how comfortable the beds were. It was a little on the pricey side but in saying that we have definitely paid more for less. The coffee available in the office was so good and the WiFi was...

2Thank alexricia
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 May 2016

So you go to the Pioneertown Motel because it's the only game in town and clearly they know. The management makes zero effort. The room itself was fair nothing special but serviceable. Not very clean and in need of some upgrades. There is no TV -ok, we're in the desert. But there is also no phone, no cell service in...

4Thank Traveler9872013
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Authentic and off the beaten track-next door to Pappy and Harriets food/music venue legend of a place. Stayed twice at Pioneer Town and loved it both times. Great for star gazing on the wooden porch at night with a beer.

1Thank arwen186346

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Additional Information about Pioneertown Motel

Address: 5240 Curtis Road, Pioneertown, CA
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Pioneertown
Price Range: RM552 - RM1,019 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pioneertown Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“North side best sunrises, I think rooms 11 and up.”
 of 5 bubbles johnsG1739ZF, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As for a room round the back,this will face the desert and away from Pappy & Harriets”
 of 5 bubbles ger78910, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 18 is haunted by an old actress who used to stay there all the time!”
 of 5 bubbles FrogScruby, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Get the fireplace room!”
 of 5 bubbles seehoustonlosAngeles, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose rooms 11-20 in the heat; they are on the back side in the shade. Since it's hot as blazes in the summer, this is the way to go.”
 of 5 bubbles 218dennyw, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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