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    Mt. Williamson Motel

    P.O. Box 128, 515 S Edwards Street (Hwy 395), Independence, CA 93526-0128
    (760) 878-5789
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    Room & Suite (29)
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good13%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “onion valley” (18 reviews)
    “base camp” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 189 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    To say that the Mt. Williamson Motel and Base Camp in Independence, CA is merely a great place to stay is an understatement. The owner -- Cris Chater, aka "Strider" -- runs a finely-tuned operation that anticipates the needs of hikers and goes above and...More

    Thank jwendellp2
    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    This motel is the best! Mini-cabins with modern, updated decor. Cozy and pleasant. Our cabin was clean and fresh. We were hiking the John Muir Trail and Mt Williamson provides transportation and resupply. We couldn't have completed the trail without it. But the best part...More

    Thank webetall
    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    We stayed here last June on our way from Sequoia NP to Manzanar National Historic Site and Death Valley NP. The view of the Sierra Nevadas is breath-taking and the quaintness of the towns Lone Pine and Independence was a treat. The owner Strider was...More

    Thank clemmy33
    Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

    Small well thought out cabins with everything one needs for a rest stop on the road, especially if traveling with pets. Room was clean, beds quite comfortable and it was stocked with all the basic necessities for a peaceful overnight. Owner is very friendly and...More

    Thank lindalhayes
    Reviewed 27 June 2017

    We were in the area for a BSA Venturing event. Due to some back issues I was not able to stay at the campground with the Crew, so my wife and I looked for a hotel near by and found the Mt. Williamson Motel. We...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 8
    • Location
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    • California >
    • Independence
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    • Mt Williamson Motel ,
    • Mt Williamson Hotel
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    Traveller (105)
    Room & Suite (29)
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    Hotel & Grounds (87)
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    Phmsp
    21 June 2016|
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    Response from Kathleen M | Reviewed this property |
    Nothing new to add except that the actual property seems small to me. If Strider does allow long term parking it may be on a first come basis. Definitely call first.
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    Scott M
    30 September 2015|
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    Response from Cris C | Property representative |
    The Paiute Suite has a full kitchen. All of the cabins/rooms have heaters. Cabin #6 has an outdoor fire pit.
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    "cabin 1 is closer to road we were in 5 and it was peaceful"
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    "Walking distance to the best restaurant in town"
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    "Just call Sryker, the charming lady who owns it and she will give you the correct input"
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    "There are no bad rooms!"
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