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Taft, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room and breakfast are very nice, ear plugs come in handy as trains are nearby, not loud, but you know their there. Nice place to stay, the best motel chain in the business.thanks best western great job once again.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Reading your kind words brightens our day! Hearing that our guests think we're the best motel chain in the business means such a great deal to us. We're really happy that you enjoyed the room and breakfast and we are excited for your next stay. Thank you so much for your kind comments!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked 2 queen bed room, the room is old, towels are kinda yellowish, leftovers from previous guest were in the room. There was one set of shampoo and conditioner which is weird cause it's 2 bed room. Breakfast was good though

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mellice, Thank you so much for letting us know about your visit. We take feedback from our guests very seriously and we're happy that you enjoyed our delicious breakfast. However, we know how frustrating it must have been to have unclean towels and leftovers. Please know that when we're made aware of these concerns, we try to fix them...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What was good - breakfast What was not good - 4 trains passed very close by and vibrations close Sheets polyester not cotton - hot Small square pillows Terrible tasting tap water Construction in the parking lot that started at 8am

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. We're so glad you enjoyed your delicious breakfast! We do provide ear plugs for the nearby train in each room. We apologize for any inconvenience due to the temporary construction. We will be sure to take note of your comments about the tap water and look into this. Given the opportunity, we would like...

Cincinnati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an oasis after travelling quite a distance with no hotels. I've not stayed at a Best Western in many years but was pleasantly surprised. It's an older property but clean and comfortable. The doors are on the outside of the building which was actually really convenient. The breakfast was delicious and well maintained by kindly staff members. The...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Here at Best Western Desert Villa Inn, we always make an effort to ensure each guest has a pleasant stay. We are thrilled to hear you found us and even better to know you were pleasantly surprised! Thank you for sharing your kind comments with us. We look forward to providing you with another fantastic stay filled with restful nights...

GIG HARBOR, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this motel is the best one I have ever stayed in out of 100s of motels over 60 years- thank you for a nice place and for caring, from now I I will seek out best western to stay in of you are around. I will also recommend to others.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Your endorsement is such an honor to receive! We are more than pleased to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly do care about our guests and we are glad it showed through our friendly service. Thank you for your praising comments and for your recommendation of our property. We look forward to seeing your familiar...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in, got our keys and went to visit our aged auntie. When we opened the door there was an overpowering smell - mold or bug spray? We reported that when we stopped to pick up our (what we were told was complimentary) water. We returned at night, and the smell was overpowering. The second evening when we returned...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Dear Janis, Comments from our guests are always welcomed as they allow us to better understand the experience we provide. Thank you for sharing your experience. We are very sorry for the miscommunication that occurred during your stay. We will be investigating why your issue in regards to the odor in your room, was not communicated to our housekeeping team...

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My boyfriend, our small dog, and I stayed at this hotel. The staff was extremely helpful and respectful. The breakfast was really tasty. The room was clean and the shower was nice. Also the view was beautiful!

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Nicolette, We are so pleased to know you, your boyfriend and your furry friend had such a delightful stay with us! It's great to know you enjoyed the view offered from your room, as well as the tasty breakfast offered each morning. Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments with us and for choosing Best Western Desert Villa Inn. Come...

Tacoma, United States
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a typical older style motel versus hotel. All the rooms have driveway facing doors where you drive your vehicle up. It is also historically located near the start point of the Old Route 66. So, the hotel is dated and the room we stayed in still had the musty smell of years of painted over cigarette smoke. The...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave this review. We're happy to know you enjoyed your recent stay with us and found it to be a good value. As you indicated, our motel is centrally located to all the freeway entrances/exits making it a good choice when traveling in Barstow. We hope you'll come back and see us soon.

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was our second visit. Getting into there driveway is a little interesting - it looks like you are getting on the freeway, but you have time to turn into the property. Staff was terrific!! Gave excellent restaurant recommendations!

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Dear David, Having the opportunity to welcome familiar faces back is such a great compliment. We are delighted to know that this experience was just as good as the last. We are also happy to see that our recommendations for places to eat worked out for you all. Thank you so much for your positive review and we are looking...

Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Beautifully maintained gardens with many seating spots. Grills. Fenced in dog exercise area. Fish cleaning set up out back with an outdoor shower. Sort of secluded location. Retro decor. Older, well maintained motel. Pleasant place to relax.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jan, On behalf of our team, we thank you for your positive review. We are delighted to read that you had the chance to enjoy many of the amenities that we are able to offer our guests including the gardens, dog exercise area and outdoor shower. We are also thrilled to know that you found our hotel a pleasant...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn is a moderately priced, pet friendly hotel conveniently located on Route 66 in quaint downtown Barstow, California. Offering all of the features and amenities that business and leisure travelers expect, the BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn is situated just minutes from the Amtrak station and only 71 miles from Ontario International Airport. Guests traveling to Barstow and through Barstow will all appreciate the friendly service and delightful accommodations provided by the BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn

Address: 1984 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-3218
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
Price Range: $117 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Desert Villa Hotel Barstow
Best Western Desert Hotel
Best Western Barstow
Barstow Best Western
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Barstow
#6 Business Hotel in Barstow
#7 Romantic Hotel in Barstow
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“As far from entrance as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 996janisk, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be away from the train tracks by the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 977clarep, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check the heating unit”
 of 5 bubbles L2422OBrobertd, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get room away from the highway”
 of 5 bubbles 410alicec, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Further up the site if you want to reduce train noise but be ready for freeway noise too”
 of 5 bubbles trevora589, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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