Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

Mojave, California -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mojave, CA - Motel 6   (Motel 6 # 359)

Address:    19658 Sierra Highway                                          Phone: 661-824-4571

Location/ Directions: Traveling on SR 58/Sierra Highway: This Motel 6 is on SR 58/Sierra Highway, just north of SR 14.

GPS: Latitude: 35.0342771399486   /   Longitude: -118.102194297281

Average Price (Checked Jul 2010):   $38 to $43 +                                       AAA Rated:   NO       Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 2-Story, Exterior Corridors, Free local calls, Free morning coffee, Cable TV, Kids stay free, Pets allowed, Coin Laundry, Outdoor pool, Truck parked, WiFi

Railroad View:  Excellent, clear view looking across Route 58.  Ask for room on highway side, 2nd floor will keep you above parking lot.

Railroads past Hotel:  BNSF / Union Pacific

Notes:  Motel was clean during my stay.  Be aware this is not a quiet motel, train horns, low flying airplanes, and truckers "Jake brakes" keep silence to a minimum.

Comments:  Motel is close to Tehachapi, CA,  A popular railfan destination.   

Photo Comment:  Picture taken from outdoor corridor on 2nd floor, tracks are just past roadway.

Mojave, California ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mojave, CA - Days Inn Mojave

Address:    16100 Sierra Highway                                         Phone: 661-824-2421

Location/ Directions:  On Sierra Highway in the center of Mojave.

Average Price (Checked Jan 2011):   $70.00                                  AAA Rated:   YES       Stars: ***3***

About Hotel: 2-Story, 50-Rooms, Exterior Corridors, Business Center, Free High Speed Internet, Pets Allowed (fee), Outdoor Pool, 27 Inch TVs with CNN/ESPN/MTV/HBO/WTC, Barbeque at property, Clock, Coffee Maker, Deluxe Continental Breakfast, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free Parking. 

Railroad View: Excellent View.  Get a room on the second floor.

Railroads past Hotel:  BNSF / Union Pacific

Notes: 

Comments:  Motel is close to Tehachapi, CA,  A popular railfan destination.   

Photo Comment:  (N/A)

Mojave, California ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mojave, CA - Best Motel

Address:    15620 Sierra Highway                                         Phone: 661-824-4523

Location/ Directions:

Average Price (Checked Jan 2011):   n/a                                  AAA Rated:    NO      Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 2-Story, 28-Rooms, Exterior Corridors, (no other info provided).

Railroad View: Good View.  Rooms facing tracks are sunk into the back of the property.  Other motels in town offer better railroad views.

Railroads past Hotel:  BNSF / Union Pacific

Notes: 

Comments:  Motel is close to Tehachapi, CA,  A popular railfan destination.   

Photo Comment:  (N/A)

Mojave, California ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mojave, CA - Best Western Desert Winds 

Address:   16200 Sierra Highway                                          Phone:  661-824-3601 

Location/ Directions:  Highway 14 North to Mojave. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Desert Winds is located in the center of town across street from McDonald's. From Bakersfield, take Highway 58 East to Mojave.

Average Price (Checked Jan 2011):   $92.00           AAA Rated:   YES       Stars: ***3***

About Hotel: 2-Story, 51-Rooms, Exterior Corridors, Pets allowed  (fee), Complimentary Breakfast, Free High Speed Internet, Cable satellite television, Free local calls under 30 minutes, AM/FM alarm clock, Refrigerator, Microwave, Outdoor pool , Spa, Guest laundry, Ice/vending machines, Free parking, Coffee maker, Hairdryer, Iron, ironing board, Rollaway beds available. 

Railroad View: Good View, However only 4 rooms offer a railroad view.

Railroads past Hotel:  BNSF / Union Pacific

Notes: 

Comments:  Motel is close to Tehachapi, CA,  A popular railfan destination.   

Photo Comment:  (N/A)