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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love that red room. Is it a heat lamp or just a red light? Anyways, I took my son Turner here late Wednesday night. We've been driving all the way from Erie, PA so we were tuckered, to say the least! We can't agree on much, Turner and I, but that red light was something else. I don't know if... More 

Thank Dominic R
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was traveling cross country and desperately needed to sleep. This was the only motel for dozens of miles so I stayed there. Don't be alarmed that there is no office or reception. You have to pay at the gas station. It was very inexpensive so my expectations were very low. But, I was pleasantly surprised. Although the room was... More 

Thank bluebonnet157
Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you choose to overnight here bring an alarm clock. Maybe some extra toiletries, too. This is a route 66 motel off of the 40, 44 miles from Barstow. It's part of the Chevron property along with the storied café, an original part of which still exists from when it was moved here from down the road a piece. Offers... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Drove from Grand Canyon at 6pm and thought I'd drive for as long as I could stay awake for. At 1am I was struggling to stay awake so this motel was our only option. You check in at the petrol station across the road. The person working there told us all rooms were smoking rooms. We didn't have much choice... More 

5 Thank Louise F
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

We drove through the desert for hours and really had to sleep. This motel was the only option. It gave us the real old-school route 66 feeling. Everyone should sleep in a motel like this just once in his life. Nice staff, clean bed, clean bathroom: we had a nice stay for only 50 dollars for 1 night! No Wifi,... More 

Thank Menno L
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The hotel is located across the street from the Chevron station. Checkin was easy and cordial enough. But the room was horrible. Dark. Outdated. Smelled of cigarette smoke. Stains in bath sink and toilet. Stains on carpet and really bad stuff on two chairs in the room. We rented two room for two couples. Our air and tv worked. Theirs... More 

3 Thank DANIEL M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

Clean and comfortable. Fridge & microwave. TV. Key has to be obtained from garage opposite. Food is available at cafe next door but you need to be there by 17:30. Good shower. No WiFi. It's available at cafe but their' s was down the day we were there. 10% discount voucher for cafe. We stayed there on our Route 66... More 

Thank Dragonlady60
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

Things you will not find: Front desk phone wifi bathtub (there is a nice shower) face tissues shampoo (there is hand soap) ice machine (free ice across street at Chevron) You will find: A clean room and bath clean sheets a functional but noisy ac unit easy parking a cute diner a DQ across the street all for $49 including... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We were driving Route 66 and were behind schedule. I checked the guidebook and this was located at the next exit (about 25 miles away). I called the Chevron station, they said they had a room and when she said there was no phone or Wifi - I laughed and said it was ok. I wasn't going there for wifi... More 

Thank DJ M
Dortmund, Germany
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

we were driving all day and on the way from arizona it was the first motel after 2 hours. If we hadn't been that tired, we would have better driven further. And I suggest you do the same. No fridge, no breakfast, a really old TV, not really clean, not really safe, lies between rail- and highway

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Additional Information about Ludlow Motel

Address: National Trails Hwy, Barstow, CA 92338
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
Number of rooms: 26
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“call the Chevron station in Ludlow in advance to book a room”
 of 5 bubbles wegs88, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The motel doesn't have it's own staff by the looks of it. Call the gas station for rooms and other questions.”
 of 5 bubbles DanSG91, 1 Jun 2014 | Read review
“You get a slight discount on the room rate if you are two people sharing one bed.”
 of 5 bubbles JimGinAtlanta, 9 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Bid Them Low. Avoid the Apple&Cinnamon Porridge... Lock the door.”
 of 5 bubbles hazzaj_13, 9 May 2013 | Read review
“Dont stop!”
 of 5 bubbles frankiecee, 11 Jul 2012 | Read review
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