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Mt. Williamson Motel

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Daly City, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here, we were not on a hike to Mt Whitney or the PCT. We were just on a road trip. We were kind of "in and out" so we didn't get to enjoy the ambience as long as we would have liked. Everyone we met was SO friendly, great place to stay. Fair warning though:...

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Towanda, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I stayed here while resupplying during a two-week hike in the Sierras. We both thought it was really great place to stay. The rooms are very clean, attractive, and comfortable and I really appreciate that they have/use natural soaps. But most importantly, the energy is really good--it just feels good to be at the Mt. Williamson Hotel!...

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Arcata, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had the pleasure of staying at the Mt. Williamson Motel on many occasions. It is one of our favorite places! It's beautiful here no matter the season. We love the pet friendly rooms here. We've stayed in all of them, but our favorite is Cabin #6-Bailey's Cabin. The pet friendly rooms here are always clean and fresh smelling!...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't have found a better place to rest & resupply during my 3 weeks on the John Muir Trail. Strider is a gracious hostess with an outstanding facility that is overflowing with warmth, charm & hospitality. Her facility is immaculate & exudes pride in ownership. My room "Bailey's Room" was super cute & cozy & included a fenced in...

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Murray, Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girl friend and I found this on the internet and booked...we were looking forward to enjoying this "wonderful"..place according to all of the reviews. Booked and payed over 120.00 When we got there we were put in this horrible smelly little cabin..smelled like dog poop! The manager proudly told us we were staying in a dog friendly cabin!...we did...

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Cris C, Owner at Mt. Williamson Motel, responded to this review

Hello Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience during your August 2016 stay. Our mission at the Mt. Williamson Motel & Base Camp is to provide immaculately clean and comfortable accommodations. We pride ourselves on the number of our repeat guests and strive to make sure every guest has a truly enjoyable and...

McMinnville, Oregon
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was fortunate to stay at Mt. Williamson Motel while taking a one night break from the John Muir. What a quiet, relaxing time it was and is steps from the Sierra's if you enjoy hiking. Chris "Strider" and Jim were such great hosts, taking care of every need including a wonderful breakfast the next morning. Rooms have been recently...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our first night of a road trip up Hwy 395 was spent in the motel's Paiute Suite. Immaculate, comfortable--complete with kitchen--perfect! Spectacular setting for the morning glow of the Sierras. But most memorable was the incredible warm welcome and time chatting with Cris -- our road trip was in honor of my mother-in-law's 90th, and she was blown away by...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Don't let the humble cabin look fool you...This is an awesome and friendly place to stay, with stunning views of Mt. Williamson and Mt. Whitney right at your doorstep...The Manager and owner were consummate GREAT hosts, and even cooked FAB breakfast every morning for those stay, a lot of whom are hikers and mountain bikers, etc. I was there on...

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Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My brother and I stayed here recently for two nights as part of a rest layover on our hike of the John Muir Trail in the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains. It was a super experience. The motel consists of 8 semi-detached cottage style rooms surrounding a quaint and well-shaded courtyard. Our room was clean and neat with a great shower...

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Sedona, AZ
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was a stopover point for us. After staying just the one night, I had wished that this was our destination! Awesome renovated cabins with great personal touches to make you feel at home and very comfortable. Noticed as soon as we walked in that there was a clean natural scent in the cabin, not the chemical nasty smells you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rustic, clean, comfortable, historic cabins in a base camp setting at the foot of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt. Williamson Motel

Address: P.O. Box 128, 515 S Edwards Street (Hwy 395), Independence, CA 93526-0128
Region: United States > California > Independence
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mt Williamson Motel
Mt Williamson Hotel
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“Just call Sryker, the charming lady who owns it and she will give you the correct input”
 of 5 bubbles Wolfdaddy69, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles SCBuckeye, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cabins away from 395 are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles MeanderingMary, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had rm 8-the 'mcgee' cabin.”
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 of 5 bubbles msadventure55, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early this place fills up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles ynbniar, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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