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Amargosa Opera House and Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not the smartest place you will stay in but it is one of the most charming. Rooms are large, clean and basic. No restaurant so you will have to get in your car and drive a bit. The Opera House tour is a MUST. Travis was a superb host and guide to the opera house You won't forget...

Thank Steven F
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't add much to the reviews already written. If the funkiness and the historical aspects of the Amargosa appeal to you, and you are headed to Death Valley anyway, book a room here. I hope you will be as enchanted as I was. Watch the fantastic documentary in the dining room with your fellow guests. Tour the opera house....

Thank Carole Q
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a classic, historical hotel that has a great back story and an attached opera house in which the former owner used to perform. The rooms are basic, worn and in need of an upgrade. There are tiles missing and you can see through the towels. BUT, it was exactly what I was expecting. I search out these old,...

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is by far the best and only deal you'll find in the vicinity of Death Valley. You get exactly what they advertise and that is a clean room room with no frills in an old motel. It was perfect. It's classic in every sense. If you don't like it, you didn't know what you were booking in the first...

Thank saint974
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Amargosa Opera House and hotel is more of a historical site than anything else. The place celebrates the life and art of Marta Becket who was the owner and sole performer. She left New York in 1967 and settled in Death Valley Junction with her husband. She converted an old social hall into the Amargosa Opera House and she...

Thank Zenaida L
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to want to go to this motel to enjoy it. If you are expecting 5 star hotel amenities, don't go. This is a 1925 historic property, and that's exactly how it feels. A tour of the Opera House is a must. There is only breakfast and lunch on Thursday-Sunday, and no restaurant close by, so you need to...

2Thank ABQresident87114
Rockaway Township, NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot for the life of me imagine HOW anyone can give this place a good review. Time has not been kind and the owners have not even fixed anything, much less updated. The tiles in the bathroom are falling off the walls and are actually unsafe. The carpeting is filthy and smells. The lightfixtures are light bulbs hanging from...

1Thank Karliesjz
Sint Annen, Groningen, Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set aside almost everything you expect from a modern hotel and step in the time machine. Everything in the hotel is old, almost no facilities but the room is clean and the bedsheets fresh. Get op early and see the sun come up over this unique building and environment. Expect a steamtrain or a cowboy to come around the corner...

1Thank Jeroen_Sint_Annen
Valdosta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel on a trip to Las Vegas.I rented a car and drove to Death Valley and checked into the Amargosa Opera House Inn.This Inn is not for everyone,you have to like off beat and Kitsch.The rooms are small,not as clean as they could be or once were,but considering you are in death Valley and in a...

1Thank CDM4282
AmargosaOperaHotel, Front Office Manager at Amargosa Opera House and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again in thew future. Kelly (Front desk)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marta just died a few weeks ago, so her past care givers are proving the tour. If your group is small enough, and you ask nosy questions, you might learn some fun history about her. We had a really great time and immensely enjoyed the history of this wonderful cat-loving ballerina. We wish we had seen her perform. Quite the...

2Thank akjelliebean

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Additional Information about Amargosa Opera House and Hotel

Address: HR-C 608 Death Valley Junction, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Death Valley Junction
Price Range: $108 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Amargosa Opera House and Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We had a quiet back room. Front rooms have outside door access. Did not have a room with Marta artwork--but would want to if booked again.”
 of 5 bubbles CaroleQ370, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is a fat cat in the lobby,did not see any mice!”
 of 5 bubbles CDM4282, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go elsewhere. Not enough outlets to recharge all devices, no WiFi in room, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles U2551JRalant, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms that Marta decorated. We had room 15, with a "headboard" (complete with shadow) hand-painted on the wall.”
 of 5 bubbles Diane102_12, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not for people who depend upon communication devises.”
 of 5 bubbles dressdr, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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