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“Big room, friendly staff”
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California Inn
Ranked #6 of 29 Hotels in Barstow
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Brussels, Belgium
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“Big room, friendly staff”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We had a long drive and we stopped there for the night. The room was big and well equipped. The beds were comfortable.
We had a good night sleep.
And the breakfast in the morning was good and fresh.
The staff was very helpful and it was really value for money. The price was good.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We stayed overnight here at the start of a Route 66 motorcycle tour. We booked the hotel in the UK and read the reviews prior to booking. We were not disappointed. The rooms could do with a bit of updating, however, they were clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good and exceded our expectations. Based on the above, I would recommend the California Inn and would happily stay there again.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hayward, California
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

walking distance to some restaurants, not far from the freeway, rooms need new furnishings and updated tv's...but hey!! the bed was comfy, the room was clean, we had a fridge and microwave, as well as a breakfast buffet and wifi ....more than we expected for the cheap price.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Trinidad, California
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

For the price, the beds were comfortable, rooms clean, refrigerator, microwave, and a lot of TV channels... California Inn is way better than any of the other places I've stayed in Barstow... My job often takes me out in the desert for 10 hour long days in the heat - California Inn is is my favorite place to come back to at the end of the day. And they have a pool and laundry.

Cheers to Chandra - he totally understands those of us who work out there and goes above and beyond to make us comfortable. I wish they had scrambled eggs for breakfast but they have everything else you need. All in all great place, especially for the price.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Layton, Utah
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

I booked this room based on previous reviews, but have to say, little disappointing. The outside looks clean and well kept, but the rooms were not as impressive. For one, the beds were a little less than comfortable with only 2 small pillows to sleep on. The TV was really out-dated, it was square, which I thought most motels would have changed-out by now to newer rectangular HD TV's. The continental breakfast was disappointing as well. They ran out of some food and the only person to replenish the food was working the counter and he too busy checking out people. Will not stay here again nor recommend it.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

After looking at a few hotels in the area and checking prices and reviews I decided to book this place for 1 night. About half the price of the leading name budget hotels and I was only staying for 6 hours or so on my trip through the area. Easy check-in, large room, comfortable bed, fridge, and good bathroom and shower. Furnishing may look a little dated they it all worked well and was in good condition.
If I was driving through again and needed a stopover I would stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Buena Park, California
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Room reservation was quick and easy. Management and service personnel were very nice and helpful. Everything was exactly as advertised. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable. The Continental Breakfast was much better than I expected. During my 5 week stay, I had no problems at all. Hotel is located close to freeway, shopping and Gas station access. Next time I have work in the Barstow area, I will definitely stay at the California Inn.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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Additional Information about California Inn

Property: California Inn
Address: 1431 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-3216 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Region: United States > California > California Desert > Barstow
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Barstow
#5 Family Hotel in Barstow
#6 Romantic Hotel in Barstow
#7 Business Hotel in Barstow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — California Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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