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Mt. Williamson Motel

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A lot of good stuff has already been posted about this motel and we found every word of it to be true. We spent a night here on our way to Yosemite and here's a summary of our experience - Highs: - Very clean rooms; they've got a homely feel - Very clean and comfy beds (especially if your prefer...

Thank simplyvg
Hayward, California
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Returning for the third time in three years to a warm welcome from Strider, Jim and Daniel. Their attention to detail and the guest's needs are first class. Dependable and conscientious in meeting the needs of the hiker; on or off the trail. Cabins are comfy and well appointed for the hiker or traveler passing on 395. You may arrive...

Thank MeanderingMary
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I LOVED my room, LOVED my breakfast. LOVED the company-staff and guests. I regret not accepting the offer of a cold beer on arrival-guess I have to come back! Cute town too. Also I didn't realize until the next morning that that sweet bike was available to me-it would have been perfect for checking out the views around sunset.

Thank msadventure55
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very comfortable cabins await you at Mt Williamson "Basecamp". Tailored for Sierra Nevada hikers Mt Williamson offers a comfortable break for folk hiking on the John Muir, Pacific Crest Trails or the many other hiking routes nearby. Even if you are not a hiker this is a friendly place to stop over on your drive north to Yosemite or south...

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Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We spent an amazing 2 days at Mt. Williamson this July. Our room was spotless and comfortable. Cris and the staff treated us wonderfully and went out of their way to help us out when we needed some blister supplies. The fresh / hot breakfast was delicious and the fresh peaches from their tree were awesome. We were originally thinking...

Thank Rick_S_NJ
San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016

can't say enough good things about Strider and her staff. I had two of my own kids and two of their friends start the JMT on July 17th. Being newbies, they underestimated some of their food needs. After a week on the trail, they needed to come off, stock up on some different food items, and they were desperate for...

Thank sangerlynn5
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed two nights at this motel, at the beginning and end of a backpacking trip in over Kearsarge Pass. The motel owner drove us to the trail head so we could begin our hike and was very helpful and understanding as she is a hiker herself. The motel itself is delightful! - the little rooms are separate bungalows, which...

Thank OzSwaggie
Lincoln, CA
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Was quite a treat to stay here before my big hike up Mt Whitney. The room was clean, comfortable and a great price. The hosts were personable and welcoming. Breakfast was the best! I would highly recommend this to any weary traveler in this desolate part of California.

Thank bntzmimi
Penticton, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Chris and Jim are very accommodating hosts. So friendly and helpful! They also serve a very nice breakfast. My casita was very clean and comfortable. I enjoyed sitting around the communal outside area and chatting with the other visitors.

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Williamsburg, Kentucky
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This little place was great! Cabins are nicely decorated (pinstripe sheets, quilts, lots of good pillows) and super clean. Owners are very friendly. Freshly made breakfast in the morning and very reasonable price. Beautiful views of the Sierra Nevada Mtns.

Thank birdlover36

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Rustic, clean, comfortable, historic cabins in a base camp setting at the foot of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt. Williamson Motel

Address: P.O. Box 128, 515 S Edwards Street (Hwy 395), Independence, CA 93526-0128
Region: United States > California > Independence
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mt Williamson Motel
Mt Williamson Hotel
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“Just call Sryker, the charming lady who owns it and she will give you the correct input”
 of 5 bubbles Wolfdaddy69, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles SCBuckeye, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cabins away from 395 are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles MeanderingMary, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had rm 8-the 'mcgee' cabin.”
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 of 5 bubbles msadventure55, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early this place fills up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles ynbniar, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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