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Motel Sakura


Motel Sakura is a motel offering accommodation in Glendale. Located around 5 km from Griffith Park, the motel is also 2.2 km away from Alex Theatre. The property features a 24-hour front desk.

Los Angeles Zoo is 5 km from the motel. The nearest airport is Bob Hope Airport, 13 km from the property. It is a really really good value. The stuff is friendly and welcoming. They have coffee by the recepción for clients to enjoy. The rooms are spacious, sparkly clean. The beds are very, very comfortable and they also have coffee and tea facilities at each room. I did not use it but they also have a laundry room that can be very handy. We found it to be a great deal and it is a great location when staying at LA.

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1,371 reviews

Marina Beach Motel

West Beach, Santa Barbara

This Santa Barbara Motel, 15 minutes’ drive from the University of California Santa Barbara, offers a complimentary daily breakfast buffet and free bicycles to its guests during their stay.

This non-smoking motel is 5 minutes walk from the beach, marina and wharf. Highway 101 is 5 minutes’ drive from the property. The staff was very kind and welcoming, the location was close to the beach, the area felt safe, and the rooms were clean and spacious. The motel provided free breakfast, parking, and bikes for rent! Highly recommend this accommodation if you're looking to explore santa barbara!

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1,036 reviews

Firelite Lodge

Tahoe Vista

Located directly across from the sparkling waters of California's Lake Tahoe and offering access to beaches, boat ramps and marinas, this 100% smoke-free hotel features rooms with a gas fireplace.

Guests at the Firelite can relax after a long day in the hotel's outdoor hot tub, go for a refreshing swim in the swimming pool or check their email with complimentary wireless internet access. Love everything!!! The kids was just sad the pool was closed due to covid. Definitely stay here again!!! Coming back during the summer time!!

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1,321 reviews

Wildflower Boutique Motel

Point Arena

Featuring a garden, Wildflower Boutique Motel is located in Point Arena. There is a terrace and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking.

An American breakfast is available daily at Wildflower Boutique Motel. Clean, very beautiful, great food, very nice receptionists, easy to find.

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191 reviews

Moonlight Beach Motel


Located in Encinitas, a 4 minutes' walk from Moonlight State Beach, Moonlight Beach Motel provides accommodation with ocean views and a garden, free private parking, barbecue facilities and a terrace. The accommodation features free WiFi throughout the property. I loved everything about our stay here. Everything was perfect, clean, and staff was super nice and friendly. I will definitely be coming back.

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201 reviews

Villa Brasil Motel

Culver City, Los Angeles

Situated in the Culver City district of Los Angeles, Villa Brasil Motel offers a garden. Featuring a restaurant, the property also has a bar. Both free WiFi and private parking are accessible on site.

All guest rooms in the motel are fitted with a TV and fresh fruit. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower. Guest rooms will provide guests with a microwave. It’s full of colorful and fun things. The room was very clean and comfortable. The staff has been very friendly and helpful. And the did is DELICIOUS 😊😊😊😊😊. We will certainly come back. 💖

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766 reviews

Country Inn Motel

Palo Alto

Set in Palo Alto, 5 km from Stanford University, Country Inn Motel features an outdoor swimming pool, BBQ facilities and a garden. This 2-star motel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom.

All units at the motel come with a seating area and a coffee machine. A microwave is also provided. Country Inn Motel offers select units with pool views. Clean, friendly and spacious. Brilliant for when you have a little baby - the team provided a crib which was really clean and the kitchen useful for bottles etc. We were also served breakfast in our room! Highly recommend.

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208 reviews

Pioneertown Motel


Located in Pioneertown, California region, Pioneertown Motel is situated 34 km from Integratron. Featuring a garden, the 3-star motel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. The beds are so comfortable. Had a blast just hanging out around the grounds, lounging in hammocks and walking to Pappy & Harriet’s for great food and live music. Everything was a delight. 10 out of 10

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408 reviews

Marin Lodge

San Rafael

Just 22.5 from Muir Woods, the Marin Lodge, features free WiFi. A refrigerator are included in all guest rooms. Point Reyes is 32 km away.

A flat-screen TV with cable channels is offered in each air-conditioned guest room. A coffee machine are provided for convenience. Everything! The outside looks like a secret garden with little buildings hidden behind the greenery. So charming and super clean!

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556 reviews

Toiyabe Motel


Offering free Wi-Fi, this motel is 15 minutes’ drive from Topaz Lake. All rooms include a cable TV with satellite channels. Free parking for buses, trucks and boats is provided.

All rooms include a work desk, a microwave, a refrigerator, a water cooler, and a coffee machine at Toiyabe Motel Walker. An en suite bathroom is also featured. The property is located in a very calm village between the mountains. The location is perfect right across the street with access to nearby restaurants and mini market. The motel is extremely well located if you wish to visit lake tahoe and yosemite The motel is made up of several rooms with parking in front of each room. The double room is very spacious with a big bathroom. The room gives you a village vibe which is amazing because you really feel connected with nature. There is a garden seating area with benches and a fountain that is perfect for a morning coffee or just for chilling. The owners of the place are super friendly and nice. I recommend the Walker Coffee Company for breakfast which is a 10min walk from the motel.

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546 reviews

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