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El Portal Motel

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great host, very helpful. Big rooms, tacky though. Good heating system. Nice landscape around. Nice dinner for breakfast closeby. Payable at arrival. Free wife. No restaurant, nor bar or any common areas.

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Leesburg, Florida
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75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We had a large corner room close to the highway, but since this is a very small town there was no highway noise at night. It was beginning to drop into the 30s (we are from Florida) but the two heaters in our room kept us warm. We had a microwave and small refrigerator, a nice plus since there was... More 

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Cornwall
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last night on our first stop of our honeymoon road trip. We found the room in great condition very clean and very warm ( a heater provided as there was a storm) Super friendly helpful check in... Plenty of clean towels very comfortable beds nice a quiet, and plenty of hot water..... Would high recommend this as a... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is a clean, budget-friendly hotel. It is dated, but that is to be expected at this price, which is exactly the price I was looking for. We paid $61 a night. The air conditioner is a wall unit, and I found it to be quite loud (I normally sleep with earplugs), so I turned it off at night and... More 

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1 Thank Sharon S
Managing_Member, Manager at El Portal Motel, responded to this review

Sharon, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that you found our staff to be friendly. We're happy to hear you were able to enjoy the local attractions and we appreciate the recommendation to stay here. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Thanks to Trip Advisor I was able to stay at the best hotel in town. In fact the best hotel we stayed in on our 2 week holiday in the U.S. It just didn't have anything wrong with it. It was clean, tidy, Wifi was great, beds were comfortable. It was quiet but was in walking distance of the eateries... More 

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Managing_Member, Manager at El Portal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our motel for your visit to the US. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and felt that you were treated like more than just a number to process. We do our best to create a welcoming experience for all of our guests. Come see us again on your next visit to the... More 

Gateshead
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96 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

If you want a no frills, comfortable, clean motel room whilst visiting the Death Valley region, this will tick all the boxes. Friendly welcome at reception, large clean room with a fridge. Free Wifi worked well. Small pool, ice cold water, perfect for the outdoor temperatures! Really couldn't find fault with this place. Would certainly stay here again if passing... More 

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Managing_Member, Manager at El Portal Motel, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the pool during your stay as well. We really do pride ourselves in maintaining a clean and comfortable stay for our guests. Please visit us again soon! Thank you for the feedback! More 

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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

After a long drive we were exhausted and just wanted to eat and sleep. The lady at the front desk was lovely and provided us with some great information about death valley and times to visit. The hotel had great air conditioning, WiFi and a very comfortable bed. The room was nice and clean, there was heaps of information about... More 

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Managing_Member, Manager at El Portal Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for stopping by and leaving us a review! We are glad to hear it was a comfortable, quiet stay for yourself and your family. We hope that you think of us on your next family trip to Death Valley. Thank you, Aaron More 

Prescott Valley, Arizona
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

If you have to stop off in Beatty, Nv this is a basic clean reasonably priced location to use. Like the rest of the town you want to check in before 7 pm because the office closes but the counter staff is very accommodating and friendly. Do Not take their advice on where to eat though. We did, unfortunately and... More 

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East Gwillimbury, Canada
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40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Great location to explore Death Valley without paying the big in park accommodation fees. Clean, quiet, reasonably priced, minutes from the park gates but looks like it hasn't been redecorated for awhile. Located in a nice little town with lots of restaraunts to chose from and one casino.

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Veneta, Oregon
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Nice place to lay your head while passing through Beatty. The young lady at the front desk when we checked in was very friendly and informative. Her family owns the hotel. The rooms were clean, beds comfortable and nice showers. She did recommend a great Mexican place for dinner, just down the road. If passing by here again, I would... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Portal Motel is located in Beatty Nevada just outside Death Valley National Park (only 8 miles away) making it an ideal location to rest up from your daily adventures at the park. Located two blocks from Hwy 95 makes it easy to find and proves to have less traffic giving you a quiet and restful stay. Our Motel is a small cozy Motel that has been Family owned and operated since 1958. We are mostly known for our location, reliable customer service, friendly and informative staff and quiet and clean area. If you are traveling to Death Valley National Park, this motel is a must stop. Too hot? No worries, take a dip in our pool! With your immediate needs taken care of, rest assured this is the right place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Portal Motel

Address: 420 West Main St, Beatty, NV 89003
Region: United States > Nevada > Beatty
Price Range: $101 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 8 has a walk-in shower with a low threshold for those who have trouble with the bath-tub showers.”
 of 5 bubbles 61eugeneb, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own hair dryer and don't plan on finding a coffee maker --bring a container for using in the microwave if you want hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles BetsyThacher, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All one ground level. Our room near road but very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceL601, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you are visiting Death Valley in the Spring, book early since the motel had no vacancies while we were there.”
 of 5 bubbles RandyKB, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Our corner room was a little larger than most others and was in the ground floor section. There is one other section with two floors.”
 of 5 bubbles Caga3124, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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