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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Cool little place, pre booked as 1st night of LA / Vegas/ San Fran / H1 road trip. Yes it's a bit industrial nearby- but it's been there since 1949! Very well kept grounds, rooms a little dated but nice and clean with very comfy bed. Friendly staff and perfect for a road trip

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Fallbrook, California
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed here to go to an event a few miles away. The neighborhood is a little run down. Mostly businesses...tire shops, liquor stores, and junkyards. The motel is nice because you can park your car just outside your door. No need to lug your luggage up stairs, or across huge parking lots. The rooms are cute and clean. The...

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2Thank Laura A
New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Loved our stay at the Wigwam motel! This is a beautifully preserved piece of Americana folk art- a step back in time to stay here and an education on historic Rt. 66. The owner/ manager, Kumar, is friendly and well informed and can tell you all about the hotel, its history, and about the broader history of Rt 66, and...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This Route 66 motel is quirky and fun, dating back to classic route 66 novel motels. The accommodation is clean and well maintained. The service was good with the receptionist being friendly and helpful.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Having chose to ignore the negative reviews of this motel I went with an open mind and was very excited to stay at such an unusual accommodation whilst on a road trip in California. However it all became a big mistake when phoning to confirm my booking. Kumar proceeded to tell me that my booking didn't exist as it was...

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Portsmouth, UK
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Unusual and fun one night stay at this little gem. Arrived quite late after a long drive, quick no fuss check in, parked next to our teepee which was surprisingly good size, clean and tidy, shower worked fine, and the hotel has a nice little swimming pool so we were able to have a lovely refreshing swim. The surrounding area...

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

WigWam is a Motel you have to visit for minimum one time in your live. A great experience. We've been here the first time and we're looking forward for the next visit. The guy at front desk (i think it was the owner) is a cool guy. Complete facility was well maintained. Romms are clean and renovated. Only the bathroom...

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2Thank Bad Snake P
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It's a fun setting, a nostalgic throwback to the 50's road trip era. The rooms are small and modest, not fancy. My room was clean, however my travel partner's room had the very distinct aroma of marijuana. I wasn't bothered by noise from anyone, even though it was a full house that night, however I had to use the window...

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The owner of this historic establishment, Kumar [---] is a very strange individual.....upon our arrival we told him we had just travelled from Vegas....his response was 'oh you're supporting the corporate bubble'. Strange response but it got worse. When we booked our wigwam back in October 2015 we were told it would accommodate our family of 5 and that they...

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This review is slander. Sad, sad, sad.

Alameda, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I remember seeing this sort of place all over the West when I was a kid and always wanted to stay in one. Finally got the chance when we found it almost by chance late one night when passing through the area. The grounds are very neat, spacious and contain a few old relics to add interest. There is a...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Route 66! One of the few remaining classic motels. This family-fun roadside attraction was built in 1949 and has undergone a renovation phase. The motel offers a complete guest room in a peculiar fashion of actual wigwam units. The motel comprises of all the standard hotel amenities and even includes free Wi-Fi connection! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wigwam Motel

Address: 2728 W Foothill Blvd, Historic Route 66, San Bernardino, CA 92376-5333
Region: United States > California > San Bernardino
Price Range: RM351 - RM476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wigwam Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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Wigwam Hotel San Bernardino
Wigwam Motel San Bernardino
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“Order a pizza and chill!”
 of 5 bubbles IntemperiePR, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Inner room circle is closer to the pool and probably better wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles hdavid2016, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a unit at the back of the park - Room 7 was fine”
  • TV and fridge
  • Bed and a/c
 of 5 bubbles PathManSlough, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had Wigwam 19 which was in the back and very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Cin4513, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The wigwams all offer similar facilities”
 of 5 bubbles jackiegardner, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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