Mt. Williamson Motel & Base Camp



515 South Edwards Street IndependenceSee nearby area

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Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Guest services
    • 24-hour front desk
  • Transport/transfers
    • Shuttle service (surcharge)
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Free parking

Description provided by property

Located in Independence, this motel at the base of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains offers services for backpackers on the John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails. Free Wi-Fi is included. Mt.Whitney is 30 minutes’ drive away.

Each air-conditioned cottage features a compact fridge, microwave and coffee machine at the Mt. Williamson Motel & Base Camp. A flat-screen cable TV and en suite bathroom with hairdryer are also provided.

Complete resupply, shuttle service to hiking trail heads and logistical support for backpackers is offered on site. Guests can also ship resupply packages to motel to be held in their air-conditioned storage facility.

A 24-hour front desk welcomes guests to Mt. Williamson Motel & Base Camp. BBQ facilities are available.

Manzanar National Historic Site is 10 minutes’ drive away. Death Valley National Park is 90 minutes’ drive away.

Important information

Please note: American Express is not an accepted form of payment at this property. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

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