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Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little skeptical when we pulled into the parking lot but, I was pleasantly surprised. The owner was very accommodating and brought our son a cot. Also, he brought some snacks and juice. Also, dogs were allowed which was a plus. The room was clean and warm. Don't judge a book by its cover:)

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tushar is very warm and friendly. You can tell the moment you walk through the lobby as there’s a sign that says guests are treated as friends. He means it. Very accommodating and considerate man. He and his wife go out of his way to make his guests/friends feel welcomed to their inn. We can’t say we’ve ever had as...

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1Thank Castst
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My husband and I spent 2 nights here on Thanksgiving weekend just to get out of the city and get some fresh air. Starlight Motel was selected based on previous reviews, and they were all spot on. The rooms were spotless, very comfortable and Tushar the innkeeper was genuinely friendly and commodating. Each morning there was a table set up...

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1Thank Princessdreaa
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed here for a week and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms are basic but clean and cozy. We had a little fridge for our cream and a coffee pot to make our coffee each morning. Enjoyed walks up the street along the creek and dinners at Rossi's and the Country Kitchen. Tushar and his wife were excellent hosts....

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New Malden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed one night and were made very welcome by Tushar the owner who was rightly proud of the level of service he was providing. The comfort and quality of the bed, linen and towels were excellent and the quality of the cleaning high. Although breakfast was not included in the price we were offered fresh fruit, juice and muesli...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

When we arrived we were friendly welcomed. We just came from death valley and were on our way to Yosemite NP. We had a long journey behind us, the host welcomed us and offered juice and snacks :) thanks for this. The room was equipped with everything we needed, very clean and nothing to complain about. Thanks for the many...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 September 2016

On our way from Vegas to Tahoe we were looking for a place to spend the night. Booking.com directed us to Starlight Motel. The reception could not have been any better. The owner enthusiastically does anything he can to make sure you are comfortable. There was a little mishap with our Booking.com booking, the owner successfully helped us out with...

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1Thank abierman
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I love big pine and the eastern sierra and have stayed at the Starlight for years. used to be a nice little place-- your basic 50's motel run by good people with local roots. then the new owners took over and doubled the prices. for $69, it's a good place for a couple of nights. for $128, it's a rip-off...

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were looking for affordable overnight accommodation on the road as we traveled south to Los Angeles for our return flight to Australia the next day. My wife booked the Starlight based on the reviews of other travelers but when we arrived I was a little sceptical at first glance. However, I had no need to worry as the other...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We crashed on this motel by a case. After a night in the mountains is motel was the best option we found. Before going ahead, please remember we are in the middle of nowhere, you need a place where to spend the night and the price is balanced for the situation. We paid 98 dollars for 1 night, I do...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small family owned motel providing excellent customer service. We have clean, comfortable & caring environment at reasonable prices. We have multi-lingual staff and value cultural diversity. We strive to provide outstanding service at reasonable prices. We are located on the scenic Highway 395. We are nestled between Sierra Mountains to our west, Death Valley to our east & the magnificent Yosemite National Park to our north. Mount Whitney is just over 50 miles south-west and you can easily reach there in about one hour. Starlight Motel is within 25 miles of the Bristlecone Pine Forest. Mountains, lakes, and hiking trials surround us with wonderful fishing as well as skiing in the vicinity. We are just 14 miles south of Bishop & north of Independence. Starlight Motel and the Oza family always welcome children. To make your child feel at home, fresh fruit, snacks, or treats await you at our humble abode. Children always bring us good cheer and positive energy to this lovely landscape. We offer special price to teachers, military veterans, senior citizens, emergency caregivers, artists, writers, theatre community, union workers, & students. We welcome pets based on availability. (*Charges may apply.) Guide dogs are permitted FREE for our guest's convenience. Starlight Motel is a proud sponsor of "Adopt-A-Highway" program. We promote recycling & not wasting our natural resources as we support the Sierra Conservation Project. Our motto: Arrive as guests, leave as friends! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Starlight Motel

Address: 511 S Main St, P O Box 718, Big Pine, CA 93513-0718
Region: United States > California > Big Pine
Price Range: $114 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Tell Tushar at check-in what is important for you. He will match you with the right room.”
 of 5 bubbles Castst, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quietest are in the back, but it is a very small roadside motel.”
 of 5 bubbles Sreep, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get the rooms closest to the mountains. :)”
 of 5 bubbles LEJ45, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you plan to stay here, try a room away from the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles jdc562, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms toward the rear of the motel are quieter and have a view of the Eastern Sierra's from the seating in front of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Nipton501, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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