Fodor's Expert Review Dow Villa Motel and Dow Hotel

310 S. Main St., Lone Pine, California, 93545, USA

Built in 1923 to cater to the film industry, the Dow Villa Motel and the historic Dow Hotel sit in the center of Lone Pine. Both buildings are within walking distance of just about everything in town. The motel has modern amenities while the hotel has an Old West feel, with antique furniture and pictures of John Wayne (who stayed here) and Mt. Whitney.

PROS

  • clean rooms
  • great mountain views
  • in-room whirlpool tubs in motel
  • in-room whirlpool tubs in some motel rooms

CONS

  • some rooms share bathrooms
  • some rooms in hotel share bathrooms
  • sinks in some rooms are in the bedroom, not the bath
  • on busy highway

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Historical
Casual
Local Flavor
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 760-876–5521 | 800-824–9317

HOTEL DETAILS

92 rooms
Rate Includes: No meals

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