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“Everyone should sleep in a Wigwam!”
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Wigwam Motel
Ranked #3 of 32 Hotels in San Bernardino
Bristol
2 reviews
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“Everyone should sleep in a Wigwam!”
Reviewed 27 September 2009

one of the highlights of travelling Route 66. We managed to stay in both Wigwam motels on the route, and it was a blast! We don't have anything like this in the UK that is fun and quirky. Really helpful friendly owners, that have done a fantastic job at renovating the Wigwams. Hopefully they will be around for many other generations to enjoy!

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled with friends
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wigwamrte66, Owner at Wigwam Motel, responded to this review, 9 October 2009
That is exciting that you stayed at two Wigwam Motels while traveling on Historic Route 66! Please stop by for a night or two or three when you come back this way.
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Long Beach, CA.
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2009

Great nostalgic trip on Route 66......we had a great even for a business trip.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled on business
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wigwamrte66, Owner at Wigwam Motel, responded to this review, 28 September 2009
Thank you for choosing to stay with us, even if it was for business. That makes it more fun!
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San Diego, CA
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2009

Spent a wonderful weekend at the Route 66 Rendezvous in San Bernardino, CA. Clean, spacious rooms (it's a wigwam!) and friendly, attentive staff. Added much to the Route 66 experience. Will definetly stay again!

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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wigwamrte66, Owner at Wigwam Motel, responded to this review, 28 September 2009
Staying in a wigwam is always FUN! The staff enjoyed taking care of you.
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Florence, Oregon
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Reviewed 24 September 2009

Definitely an experience to remember. The host was extremely vivacious and made sure that our stay was pleasant. The staff definitely makes the hotel!

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled on business
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wigwamrte66, Owner at Wigwam Motel, responded to this review, 28 September 2009
We always make it fun at the Wigwam Motel! Thanks for staying and hope you stop in again soon the next time you drive down historic 66!
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West Midlands
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2009

The Wigwam motel is great, but maybe for only a night or two. My fella and I read all about this motel and booked well in advance, everything was as good as it said it was going to be EXCEPT we didn't get much sleep, and the internet didn't work on our netbook for some reason. The rooms were brilliant and quaint, but the air conditioning was next to the bed and so so noisey, and it was so hot you would have cooked to death if you didn't have it on. All in all it's great but take good ear plugs!!!

The staff were really nice :-)

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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wigwamrte66, Owner at Wigwam Motel, responded to this review, 28 September 2009
The staff loved having you here with us. We hope to see you again soon!
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Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2009

If you are a Route 66 fan you should definately put this on your list of things to do. The owner is extremely knowledgable about Route 66 and was very helpful in giving us ideas of things to do in the area. We experienced a very scenic drive to this Motel from Barstow and then he suggested a spot for dinner and a drive in movie.
The rooms were very clean and the property was very well kept.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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wigwamrte66, Owner at Wigwam Motel, responded to this review, 28 September 2009
Kumar is very knowledgeable and will assist in making your stay fun and enjoyable. Thank you for staying with us.
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Canyon Lake, CA
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1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2009

I'm glad I can still take my kids to a classic, fun motel along Route 66. Kumar and his staff have kept the place in great shape, and are very friendly.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled with family
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wigwamrte66, Owner at Wigwam Motel, responded to this review, 28 September 2009
Kumar and his staff were happy that you and your children enjoyed your stay at the Wigwam Motel! It's always fun sleeping in a teepee!
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Property: Wigwam Motel
Address: 2728 W Foothill Blvd, Historic Route 66, San Bernardino, CA 92376-5333
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Region: United States > California > San Bernardino
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 32 Hotels in San Bernardino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Wigwam Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Historic Route 66! One of the few remaining classic motels. This family-fun roadside attraction was built in 1949 and has undergone a renovation phase. The motel offers a complete guest room in a peculiar fashion of actual wigwam units. The motel comprises of all the standard hotel amenities ! ... more   less 
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Wigwam Hotel San Bernardino
Wigwam Motel San Bernardino, California

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