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Lazy J Ranch-Americas Best Value Inn
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Three Rivers
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 5 January 2014

If you're looking for high luxury the Lazy J probably will disappoint you. However, if you are a seeking clean economical, family operated motel, the Lazy J is excellent. We stayed here for 3 nights in July 13 and loved it. We normally prefer upscale but Lazy J was a great place. It's location allows for easy drives into the parks and 3 rivers but keeps you out of the crowds of the park facilities. We'll stay again if we revisit Sequoia, the pool was well kept and enjoyable. The rooms were clean, spacious and overall more than adequate.. The Lazy J is Throwback to the days of Family owned American roadside motels where families can enjoy themselves without overcharges and crowds.

Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
2  Thank Tim F
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Reviewed 20 November 2013

During our 25-day across the country we stayed 2 nights at the Lazy J. I would say that it was the most restful, relaxing place we stayed. The setting is gorgeous, and the hosts very welcoming. We, also, visited in the off season and didn't get to enjoy all they had to offer, but would definitely return given the opportunity.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Toni D
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

My husband and I stopped here for two days and loved it. The owners are very nice and friendly. There is a river/stream to walk to and fish. They have a pool, bbq's that you can use, horse shoes and tether ball. The room was nice and comfortable. Several restuarants in Three Rivers. Also there are several other places close by to fish at too. If you want a nice, quiet place to relax this would be it.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

It isn't a five star hotel but it is clean and the people are friendly. I loved the fireplace in the room and the sheep and goats. I would definitely return. We visited in the off season so we didn't get to enjoy all they had to offer but it looks like you could have fun.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

As many other reviewers have said, the Lazy J is not a modern hotel chain. The bedding as a little old and faded, but the bed was not uncomfortable. The price is excellent for a room so close to the park. The owners are very nice and welcoming and the wi-fi was free with strong reception. The breakfast left a lot to be desired, but I was expecting that and brought my own. The shower in our cabin was horrible, barely a trickle, but we got clean!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

The best experience you can have while supporting a local business. My husband and I drove to several Inns past the Lazy J and decided to come back for the price, friendly service, & cute looking cottages. We arrived in the evening with no reservations and were glad they gave us a map for eateries and other lodging. You can stay at Comfort Inn & Suites anywhere. Why not experience a ranch unique to Three Rivers. Loved the animals, full moon view, DVD selection, and breakfast snacks. Highly recommended for the simple & adventurous.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Rose P
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

The Lazy J Ranch is very conveniently located near Sequoia National Park. It is about 8 miles from the park's entrance.

We stayed here only one night but it was a great stay. We arrived early and were able to get a key to our room since it was ready. At check-in, we were advised to pick up our breakfast at night, in case we wanted it early the next morning since the office doesn't open until 9:00. The breakfast selection is oatmeal, granola bars, muffins, fruit and juice. We were also given a map of town and advice on good local food.

The hotel is older, but in great shape. The rooms are clean and quiet - what more do you need? If you're looking for a fancy hotel with with extra services, this is not it and you should keep looking. This IS a clean, quiet, cozy place to stay after a long day of hiking. I would book here again in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: 39625 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9760
Region: United States > California > Three Rivers
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Three Rivers
Price Range: £69 - £135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lazy J Ranch-Americas Best Value Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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