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Dow Villa Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I had discover this place coming back from a long hike (JMT) and been back few times since. The old hotel has a rich history with the movie industry back on the Wild West days with guests like Norman Clyde and John Wayne. Extremely clean, great price, staff is very friendly, helpful, communicative and accommodating. There is a 24hrs pool...

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Dow V, Owner at Dow Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being our guest, we look forward to having you come back to stay with us. Thank you for your great review.

Willow Creek, California
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We happened upon this place on our way home from the desert. What a gem! We stayed in the motel section, and had a very comfortable clean room with all the amenities: wifi, flat screen tv, microwave and nice coffee maker (I like to heat water for tea before going to bed) ... nice linens, bathtub, soaps and essentials... in...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I've been coming to the Eastern Sierra for over 15 years to enjoy the hiking and photo opportunities this beautiful region has to offer and have stayed at many motels in Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine and Bishop. For years, I've driven past the Dow Villa and never given them my business. Big mistake! The Dow is easily the nicest...

2Thank MisterBespoke
Dow V, Owner at Dow Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

It is hard to focus on the room as the views and Lone Pine itself were so breathtaking!! The Dow was a great stay- clean and comfortable room, well appointed with a really comfortable king size bed. Really nice, hot powerful shower! Staff reception was a little stiff, but they made up for it by giving us a lot of...

1Thank Antebelle
Rossmoor, CA
Reviewed 27 December 2013

'been spending Thanksgiving for years in Lone Pine; dog friendly hotels, real turkey dinner at the Totem Café, Alabama Hills, etc. The Dow Villa is a good, clean, $ friendly, dog friendly, in-town place to stay when you're in Lone Pine. Glad we discovered it, as Best Western messed up our reservation.

Thank BILL W
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Unfortunately we did not get to spend the night in Lone Pine. It seems that a November blizzard in Death Valley west of Stovepipe Wells closed highway #190 at 1:00 PM and we had to back-track east. The detour added hundreds of miles so we tried to cancel our reservation at the Dow Villa and head towards our final destination...

3Thank Iowegian9
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Can't beat the views of Mt. Whitney & it's very conveniently located near the heart of metropolitan Lone Pine. One of our favorites in the West--the rooms are quite comfy, always spotless, & with a nice array of amenities. The staff is always top-notch, plus it's more than reasonably priced for what it's got. Stayed here many times & it...

1Thank hawknjaguar
Villach, Austria
Reviewed 2 December 2013

It was our 2nd stay in this convienient and historic Motel. It has been a snowy day on the 9th of october when we checked in and the other morning we saw the Mount Whitney in white from our window. A fascinating picture with the Alabama Hills in front. The rooms a big, clean and warm and we got great...

Thank Heinzibub
Reviewed 13 November 2013

We were on our way to Death Valley and decided to spend the night in Lone Pine. We called Best Western and Comfort Inn, but they were both sold out for the night. The only other listing for a 3 diamond motel was the Dow Villa Motel. We told the clerk we would be there in about an hour and...

1Thank TahoeCalifornia
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Best night's sleep of the trip! Loved this motel, great value for a large comfortable room, huge selection of tv channels and perfect location in town. Go to the film museum while in town, fantastic place and tells you all about the history of lovely lone pine.

2Thank Nick M

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Three diamond motel located in the center of town at the base of Mt Whitney. Your stop on the way to Death Valley National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dow Villa Motel

Address: 310 S Main, P.O. Box 205, Lone Pine, CA 93545
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Lone Pine
Price Range: $168 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dow Villa Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Dow Hotel Lone Pine
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“Note that there is the Hotel rooms are older, but probably in as good shape, as the Motel rooms.”
kenr531, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Away from pool and highway”
golfkat, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Just avoid rooms right on the highway. Most are good.”
shlamont, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the second floor in the rear and it was very quiet. However, Lone Pine seemed very quiet at night.”
DebraA223, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Back rooms quiter”
LydiaS487, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
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