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Sherwood Park
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room we stayed in was clean and had a large modern bathroom with a great shower.. The owner was very informative. The room was very reasonably priced and has restaurants within walking distance of the motel.

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly a trip back to the 50's. Clean, comfortable and pleasant. Ours had a refrigerator and a microwave, large bathroom and very large king size bed that was firm, just right for my back. Very quiet place to stay. Lots of neat neon signs, old cars mainly rusted out. One 1940's Cadillac as well as a 40's LaSalle, pretty rare... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very charming and quaint motor court. I stayed one night on my drive out to southern California and I liked it so much that I stayed again on my return trip heading east. This is the motel with all the old cars on display (loved the old Nash Metropolitan tucked away in one of the old guest garages), not... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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131 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This hotel was clean, and fun to stay at, due to the overall throwback look to it, including old antique automobiles parked permanently outside. It's nearly 100 years old, according to the current owners, who have operated it for the last 36 years! They are trying to keep it open, while all old things around them, such as a drive-in... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is an iconic Route 66 ma & pa type motel located right along our Mother Road. You will not find a nicer host along the California route. The motel itself is a huge phtoographic opportunity. Food is within easy driving distance.

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South Carolina
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Staff was very friendly and helpful Has great stories about folk who visit regularly. Environment kitschy. Love the old cars. Very clean, comfy in a 1950s way. It would be nice to have access to coffee either in the room or a common area. But there is a great donut and coffee shop down the street. Another throw-back to the... More 

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Bow, New Hampshire
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217 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

property reflects the time frame of route 66. room was small but clean and well furnished. Room had central air old cars were a plus. staff was very courteous and the hotel/motel was truly in its time frame.

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Thank Ron J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on last leg of Route 66. The forecourt has a lot of classic cars and Route 66 memorabilia. The rooms are clean and tidy, good value for money. Round beds are available too, if you like that sort of thing.

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Thank Ian B
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for one night on the way to Vegas. It's a no frills place but was clean and tidy with friendly owners. Barstow is a bit of a ghost town but a must if you're doing the old route 66 and this motel and it's interesting courtyard full of beat up old cars and artifacts didn't disappoint. Great atmosphere... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stopped off at the Route 66 Motel during a road trip down to L.A from Vegas. Treated to a massive round bed - there's a first time for everything! The room was clean - Air con not the best but it was extremely hot outside (120) so will forgive on this occasion! Spent around an hour taking photos outside... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World-Famous Route 66 Classic Motel in the heart of Barstow, California.San Bernardino County's Route 66 motel offer a glimpse into the past.This undiscovered World-Famous Route 66 Classic sits in the heart of Barstow. The only renovated motel to have antique cars to photograph and 'round beds' for a quiet night sleep. Offering great room rates and clean, comfortable rooms. "10 great places to stop along the way (Route 66)" - USA TODAY ... more   less 

Additional Information about Route 66 Motel

Address: 195 W Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-2220
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
Price Range: $74 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“Stay in one of the original rooms-larger than the newer add-on wing rooms, in my experience.”
 of 5 bubbles Rob7171, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't plan on getting a 'round bed' which this motel advertises. They are usually booked months in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles BobandJan66, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a round bed. Most probably the only time you will ever sleep in one!”
 of 5 bubbles WinterFlint82, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles male8888, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try room 12.”
 of 5 bubbles brennen2016, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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