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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Really like this charming little motel. Rooms are small but comfy and clean. Bathroom was especially nice with all new fixtures and tile. Owner Jim is a very friendly guy and gave us tips on where to eat and what to do. Free wifi, flat screen TV, microwave and refrigerator. Nice patio and chairs for admiring the view. Finally, incredibly... More 

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Jim is the proprietor of this small motel on the south side of town, east side of the highway. There is no pool here and I believe there are only about 6 rooms. Jim is a great guy and very helpful. Although I would say this motel is geared for hikers, it is good for all who like this sort... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We managed to get the last room. The room was excellent, everything worked in the room, the bathroom was well presented and very clean. The Manager Jim was very helpful, he even offered breakfast in the morning from 0700 which was very nice. He has sure done a great job on the hotel & the rose garden looks great. We... More 

Thank woody666
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room 2 but our family also had room 1. The window AC in our room didn't do too well combating the 100 degree heat but the AC in #1 was simply amazing. This place was great and Jim was extremely helpful. It was a bargain compared to places in Lone Pine and if you can get room... More 

Thank Chrisitan F
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Tiny motel but super clean and great host Jim. Breathtaking views of mountains. Interesting conversations with backpackers just off the mountains. Limited food availability. We stayed for 2nights and Subway first night and microwave meal the second..!! There is a bigger town about 15miles away or a gas station to pick up supplies less than 1 block away if you... More 

Thank cazbar2
Boulevard, California
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7 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

After coming down off Mt Whitney I stayed at this little motel. Super cute. Super clean. And Jim, the inn keeper, was nice and friendly. There isn't much in Independence but if you need to stop somewhere I recommend this motel. The air conditioner cooled the room down fast, it was July. The bed was comfy and the pillows great.... More 

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Stevenson Ranch, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We took a road trip July 2016 along the 395, stopped in Independence for the night. So glad we found this gem! Jim, is a great guy, he clearly loves his job. The rooms were clean, stocked, and breakfast was just right. This wasn't the biggest or the nicest hotel room we have ever stayed in, but it is the... More 

Thank Jennifer O
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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79 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

It's got a cool old-school motel feel to it. Jim, the owner, is extremely friendly and helpful, and made a mean coffee cake for breakfast. The room was very clean and the views of the mountains are really nice.

Thank Hickorynut
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

we stayed at independence inn motel in April, 2016. We enjoyed our stay there. Its very clean. rooms are small but very well managed the space. carpets are very clean, because owner is professional carpet cleaner. This owner is very very friendly and provides a lot of information, you may need for your trip. You can park your car just... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

What a great place to rest after eight days hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Jim, the owner, clearly cares about making his guests feel at home. We were greeted with a pitcher of ice water and loaned robes so we could do laundry. The room we had was very clean, cozy, and nicely decorated. There are plenty of outdoor spaces... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Independence Inn Motel

Address: 440 S Edwards St, Independence, CA 93526-1774
Region: United States > California > Independence
Price Range: £60 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“I had room #1. I could barely hear the 395 traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 1bluecowgirl, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had breakfast outside and the views of the mountains can not be beat!”
 of 5 bubbles jennifero703, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Nice Views of the Sierras.”
 of 5 bubbles cacoupontraveler, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles 226drewc, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“We had no problems with noise in Room 3, perhaps Room 1 by the highway might be noisier”
 of 5 bubbles 818stuartf, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
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