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400 S China Lake Boulevard
Ridgecrest, California 93555-4610
United States


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Hotel Overview

Stay at this clean, friendly hotel in Ridgecrest, California offering free full breakfast, luxurious rooms, a fitness center; a Jacuzzi® and a non-heated swimming pool.

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The Best Western China Lake Inn takes great pride in offering attentive customer care to every guest traveling through Ridgecrest. Hotel guests will find it the perfect stopover when visiting nearby Death Valley National Park, Lake Isabella, and Red Rock Canyon. A true California Dessert Experience. Travelers often stay at China Lake Inn for a variety of activities including touring local ghost towns, whitewater rafting, fishing and hiking. Military personnel will be close to the China Lake Naval Weapons Center.

The hotel offers spacious guest rooms featuring all the right amenities including flat-screen cable television with HBO®, microwave and refrigerator, free wireless high-speed internet access. A complimentary grab and go breakfast is available each morning. Additional hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi®, fitness room, meeting room, business services and free parking. Enjoy your stay.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Complimentary breakfast.
  • Complimentary full breakfast, currently only offer a Grab & Go breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub, outdoor whirlpool
  • Safe deposit box
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Exercise facility, 24-hour
  • Exter corridor
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Non-smoking facilities
  • Wireless High-speed Internet access

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space


  • Cable satellite television, DIRECTV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available
  • Crib available
  • Additional in-room toiletries

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible fitness center
  • Accessible pool

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control

Nearby Attractions


  • 2.75 mile(s) from China Lake NAWS, The main gate to the base entrance is approximately 2.75 miles from motel.
  • 2 mile(s) from Golf Course, The Golf Course is located on China Lake Naval Air Weapons Section. You do need to be sponsored on the base.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Maturango Museum
  • 3.5 mile(s) from US Naval Museum, US Naval Museum of Armament and Technology is located on China Lake Naval Air Weapons Section.
  • 1 mile(s) from downtown Ridgecrest, and close to all major shops and restaurants
  • 10 mile(s) from Petroglyphs, The Petroglyphs are native pictures. They are located on the base. You must be sponsored by Maturango Museum.
  • 60 mile(s) from Death Valley Nat'l Park, Many places to visit. See the park in 4.5 hours or 2.5 days.
  • 25 mile(s) from Trona Pinacles, Located on highway 178 outside Trona CA. These are natural land formations. You can see them on your way to Death Valley.
  • 30 mile(s) from Red Rock Canyon Park
  • 45 mile(s) from Death Valley Nationl Park
  • 45 mile(s) from Lake Isabella area, The area offers fishing, hiking and boating.
  • 45 mile(s) from White Water Rafting, There are many companies offering this service in the Lake Isabella area.


  • .1 mile(s) from Kristy's Family Diner, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .25 mile(s) from Denny's Restaurant, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .25 mile(s) from Mon Reve, Full Service, French, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, French
  • 2.0 mile(s) from Tokyo House, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Cook your meal in front of you. Fresh Sushi
  • 2 mile(s) from Casa Corona, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Mexican
  • 2 mile(s) from Casey's Steaks and BBQ, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.25 mile(s) from XIN Bowl, Fast Food, Chinese, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Offers different and unusual Asian foods and Fresh Sushi
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Lugo's Grill, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Grape Leaf, Full Service, Mediterranean, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.75 mile(s) from Pizza Factory, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .25 mile(s) from Carl's Jr, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,

Nearby Cities

  • 10 mile(s) from Inyokern
  • 120 mile(s) from Bishop CA
  • 60 mile(s) from Lone Pine CA
  • 45 mile(s) from Mojave
  • 80 mile(s) from Lancaster CA
  • 50 mile(s) from Kernville
  • 50 mile(s) from Lake Isabella CA
  • 130 mile(s) from Furnace Creek CA
  • 130 mile(s) from Bakersfield CA


  • 12 mile(s) from Inyokern Airport
  • 150 mile(s) from Los Angeles International Airport