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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very clean, I am a somewhat boring with cleanliness, and it was very clean, I greatly appreciate it. It is comfortable, the rooms are large and quiet despite being a few meters from the highway. I'd stay here again for sure. Jim the owner is very polite and attentive.

Thank sandra s
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My room was very clean and full of the most modern amenities. I stayed here for one night in May of 2015. This place is very quiet. The manager (Inn Keeper) is very nice and knowledgeable. If you are passing through, the French Restaurant across the street is amazing.

1Thank cacoupontraveler
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Caretaker Jim was very friendly and hospitable. The scenery of the snow-capped Sierra Mountains was a beautiful and welcome view to open our door to each morning. Manzanar is only about 5 miles south. Highly recommended for everyone visiting Owens Valley.

Thank Lutheran-Dude
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Very cute owner operated Hotel in Independence. Owner recently remodeled and the rooms are well cared for. Rooms include TV and WiFi. Good food walking distance from Hotel. Perfect place to stay for the night and enjoy the view.

1Thank FlyFast21
West Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I have stayed at the Independence in several times and keep returning on my twice yearly visits to the Eastern Sierras. Jim is friendly and sticks to his goal of making sure all of his quests have a great experience. This is not high end luxury but each room has been renovated and nicely furnished and very well maintained. Jim...

Thank adhphd
Corona, California
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely! We love highway 395! My husband cancelled our reservations at a name brand Motel when he saw the reviews on Independence Inn.. Good call! The place is clean clean clean.. Did I mention Clean! We are warmly welcomed by Jack O Lanterns on this fall evening.. Comfortable bed! Cute Bathroom! And we can hardly hear the highway a few...

1Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Jim gives each guest personal attention. He will pick you up and take you back to the Kearsarge trailhead for $5 each way. I texted Jim from the pass and a ride was waiting for me when I reached the trailhead. Jim handled my re-supply shipment at no extra cost and I was able to do laundry for $5. Clean...

1Thank swkimmel
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We booked direct with Jim, the innkeeper and he was welcoming on arrival and chatted about his experiences on Route 66 when it was still a trunk route. The motel is located on the Main Street so it was very easy to find but the road is not busy (during our visit) so the loudest sound is the air con....

Thank Thoresway
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Jim the owner is an retired carpet cleaner, and takes great pride in how he's fixed up this old small hotel. Rooms are spotless, view of the Sierras are great, road noise can be a little high. Expecting a cheap continental breakfast, we were surprised with fresh made banana and coffee cake.

1Thank foobar29
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Jim was a wonderful host, and his motel a great place to stay. And we stayed rather longer than expected: our rental car broke down and we had to wait several hours for a replacement. Jim helped with a jump start and tinkering with the battery, and was a relaxed, friendly support in time of need!

Thank EdinburghFlaneur

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Independence Inn Motel

Address: 440 S Edwards St, Independence, CA 93526-1774
Region: United States > California > Independence
Price Range: RM334 - RM379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“I had room #1. I could barely hear the 395 traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 1bluecowgirl, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had breakfast outside and the views of the mountains can not be beat!”
 of 5 bubbles jennifero703, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Nice Views of the Sierras.”
 of 5 bubbles cacoupontraveler, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles 226drewc, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“We had no problems with noise in Room 3, perhaps Room 1 by the highway might be noisier”
 of 5 bubbles 818stuartf, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
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