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Costa Mesa, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This review is LONG overdue! Last year my wife and I drove to Lake Tahoe last year to "air out" her new car. On the way northbound, we stopped in Independence and stayed at Ray's Den. We couldn't have been happier! Our room was comfortable and clean and Linda the owner was a treat to visit with...we felt like we'd... More 

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Redding, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at Ray's Den.The motel is clean, comfortable, and quiet. Linda, the owner, was accommodating and very friendly; we feel like we made a new friend. We plan to stay at Ray's Den the next time we're in the Eastern Sierra.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was a great stop for our motorcycle trip and to park by our motel room. Rooms were clean, comfortable and the owner added just the right touch to make it convenient. I like the cleanliness, concern for recycling, right down to the shower dispenser with shampoo, conditioner and soap not to over fragranced. Loved the York peppermint patties for... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Fla
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We didnt know hiking season will fill most places and were lucky to get a room. Linda's had been recommended by another motel manager who had no space. There are a small number of rooms so stop early. The rooms are small but all you need and very clean. Linda is well versed in history and there are books to... More 

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Hayward, California
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Linda was happy to accommodate my late arrival after a long day of hiking. Room was clean and well appointed; quiet for sleeping. Easy access along 395. Met my needs perfectly after six days of backpacking.

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Ray's Den - Clean, well serviced, friendly, easy ... great location. Cannot fault in any way !! The backdrop to Independence is amazing. The mountains are picture perfect & town folk friendly. There is a walking track a few minutes down the road with the most spectacular view.

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Thank Slav71
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We have stop here 4 time in 3 years ,Linda keep it very clean ,nice beds In the middle of 395. Great find.. Sorry to say no place in town for dinner , head to lone pine for that.. Have wifi ,rooms are small ,think it's from the 50s. . Harry

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Park City, Utah
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were greeted by a wonderfully comfortable bed and an immaculately clean room! This is an old style motor court that has been well maintained and a real treat to experience. The town of Independence sits at the foot of the Sierra making it an interesting place to explore.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We stayed in Ray's Den during our trip from Yosemite to Las Vegas. Our room was very clean and comfortable with the Air Con being a great relief from the soaring heat outside. Independence is a small quaint town with not many options for eating, would suggest eating in Big Pine or Lone Pine, especially if arriving late. What made... More 

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

See title, also the owner is very very nice and friendly. She adviced us to go follow the road valley rd up the mountains and indeed It was very beautiful. I would recommend this to anyone staying in Independence. The room is very basic but very clean with parking spots right infront of the rooms. Everything works perfectly fine. No... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ray's Den Motel

Address: 405 North Edwards, Independence, CA 93526
Region: United States > California > Independence
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ray`s Den Hotel Independence
Rays Den Hotel
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“Cannot go wrong in any room”
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 of 5 bubbles Slav71, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room #1 is furthest away from Hwy 395”
 of 5 bubbles C-S-TravelersFromCA, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only 7 rooms I think. No noise problems”
 of 5 bubbles Jmerch, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“room 1 next to office - furthest away from road - is quietest room”
 of 5 bubbles livestotravel121, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Only 8 to choose from, but closer to office may be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Ishtar92124, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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