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The heyday is over.

The time of the Motel Inn is gone. I actually ate at the restaurant for a prom in the 70's. But... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
risitodeplata
,
Davie, Florida
Historical landmark, but all fenced in, only one building left.

There is not much here to see and what is left, one cannot get to...it is all fenced off. All the... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Rogerdob
,
La Canada, California
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Noted for being the world's first motel, not open to the public but can be viewed when visiting the Apple Farm Inn.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good0%
  • Average44%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
16 Oct 2016
“The heyday is over.”
26 Mar 2016
“Historical landmark, but all fenced in, only one building left.”
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Highway 101, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

The time of the Motel Inn is gone. I actually ate at the restaurant for a prom in the 70's. But now it is mainly torn down and only the main building is left. It is fenced off. There is no reason to see this...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

There is not much here to see and what is left, one cannot get to...it is all fenced off. All the cabins have been razed and only the spanish style office remains. There is a historical plaque on the office and I assume the city...More

Thank Rogerdob
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

We were recommended to call at this landmark Inn which is truly bizarre . Visitors are welcome to look and they have a gift shop . If have an inclination is for anything Pink you will love this.

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Reviewed 28 September 2013

Almost completely bulldozed by the new owners, from the motel next door. Nothing to see here, folks, move along....

2  Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 17 March 2012

This WAS a fabulous place in its day...its all but been razed and all us local/natives would LOVE to see it restored back to its original splendor. Had the very BEST BBQ steaks in the world with an inside oak BBQ. If someone had a...More

3  Thank Critter123
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Reviewed 24 January 2012

can't wait for the upgrades, it was one of the best places to go for food & enteranment

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Reviewed 2 June 2011

I think what you are referring to is actually the Motel Inn. Yes, it was the first Motel, unfortunatly went out of business many years ago. What little remains is only there because it was designated a historical site. If you go to John Ramos...More

5  Thank Kim R
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