Motels in Palmdale

by Mark Heidelberger Google
Palmdale features some of California's most breathtaking desert landscapes.

Palmdale features some of California's most breathtaking desert landscapes.

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The city of Palmdale, California, hosts brand-ame motels across its arid desert landscape, with the often snow-capped San Gabriel Mountains serving as a backdrop. These properties offer access tomany points of interest throughout the Antelope Valley, from restaurants to attractions, and provide amenities intended to make overnight stays more comfortable. In addition, room rates are geared toward budget-conscious travelers who want quality accommodations.

Super 8

The AAA Two Diamond Super 8 provides easy access to Edwards Air Force Base, Diamond Jim's Casino and the Lancaster Fairgrounds. Guests can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, spa tub, RV and truck parking, copy/fax service and a 24-hour front desk. Super 8 serves a continental breakfast and provides a microwave oven in the lobby for guest use all day. Family-style restaurants such as Applebee's and Famous Dave's Barbecue are a short distance. Each guest room has a coffeemaker and cable TV with HBO, while refrigerators are based on availability. Pets are allowed for a small fee, and Wyndham Rewards Points can be redeemed here for free overnight stays.

Hampton Inn & Suites

The Hilton-owned Hampton Inn & Suites is located close to the Antelope Valley Mall, Palmdale Playhouse and Marie Kerr Park Amphitheater. Extensive property amenities range from valet laundry services to a luggage hold to a front desk with multilingual staff and safety deposit boxes. Recreational opportunities include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center, while corporate travelers can utilize a business center, audio-visual equipment and several different conference rooms. A free hot breakfast is served each morning, with to-go bags for those in a rush, while an on-site convenience store and snack shop offers enough goodies for an in-room carpet picnic. All guest rooms are non-smoking, with 32-inch LCD TVs and choice of one king or two queen beds. No pets are allowed on the premises.

Motel 6

The budget-minded Motel 6 sits approximately 2.5 miles northwest of downtown Palmdale, convenient to local spots like the Blackbird Airpark Museum, Rancho Vista Golf Course and Palmdale Regional Airport. Guests can make use of ample self-parking, a coin-operated guest laundry, outdoor swimming pool with sundeck, and high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the property. Several area restaurants and public transportation are also easily accessible from the premises. Both smoking and non-smoking guest rooms offer expanded cable and direct-dial phones with free local calling, while handicapped accessible rooms are available upon request. Well-behaved pets and service animals stay free, as are children who come with a paying adult.

Best Western John Jay Inn & Suites

The AAA-rated three-diamond Best Western John Jay Inn & Suites is a short drive from the Dry Town Water Park and Mulligan Family Fun Center, with the Los Angeles County Raceway less than eight miles away. The property features interior corridors, an outdoor pool, hot tub, steam room and first-class fitness center. Business travelers can also make use of a computer workstation with printer, fax machine and photocopier. The lobby offers free newspapers and a light breakfast each morning, while Tom's Burgers directly across the street is open for lunch and dinner. Spacious guest rooms come with plush bedding, with cribs and balcony rooms available upon request.

About the Author

Mark Heidelberger has been writing for more than 22 years, from articles and short stories to novels and screenplays. He is a consummate foodie, loves to travel and has run several businesses, all of which influence his work. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from UCLA.

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