Cancellation Policy:

We require 24 hours notice to cancel a reservation without any fees or charges.  If we are NOT provided 24 hours notice, guests will be charged the full rate of the room + tax for the 1st day of the reservation.  The remainder of the reservation will be cancelled free of charge.  All cancellations may be done through our online booking, email, or by phone.  


Check In & Check Out:

Check In Time:  3:00 PM

Check Out Time: 11:00 AM


Murphey's Motel Policies:

Pet Policy :

Starting January 1st, 2020, we will no longer allow any dogs or pets on our property.  Any guests with dogs/pets discovered on our property, starting January 1st, 2020, will be charged a $100 fine and will be asked to leave immediately without any room refunds. 

All 2019 reservations with dogs are still valid and must adhere to our current policies. We will still accept new reservations with dogs for the remainder of 2019. All dogs must be declared on check in and guests will be required to complete our pet policy agreement.   

Maximum Occupancy:

Exceeding Maximum Occupancy is not allowed in any of our rooms. If the size of your party changes at any time before your reservation, please notify us as soon as possible.  Please include children in your count of guests. If guests do NOT declare extra occupants and are observed exceeding maximum occupancy, we reserve the right to ask guest to move to an appropriate size room for party (if one is available). We also reserve the right to evict a guest at any time, from our property, if there is refusal to adhere to our maximum occupancy policy. No refunds will be given if evicted from our property.


Check In Policy:

All guests must provide a picture ID and valid credit card at check in.  AAA member's are required to show AAA membership card at check in to receive promo/discount offer. Discount will not be applied if membership card is not present and their will be no discount adjustments after check in. Guests MUST check in by 8:00 PM to register and collect the keys to their room.  If guests expect a late arrival (any time after 8:00 PM), office staff must be notified by phone or email so arrangements can be made on how to collect their keys for the evening.  All guests who have not arrived by 8:00 PM  will be charged for the room with the credit card provided during the reservation process, unless staff has been notified of a different form of payment.


Non Smoking Rooms:

All of our motel rooms, ice/drinks room, and lobby are NON smoking. If any evidence of smoking is found in our rooms, we reserve the right to charge up to a $300.00 fine with the credit card provided during the reservation process. This includes cigarettes, cigars, marijuana, and vape pens. Smoking in doorways of rooms or by windows is not permitted. We do however have a common area outside available for guests who wish to smoke during their stay.  More information regarding the common area can be provided by any staff member upon check in.  

Murphey's Motel LLC 


On Site Management:

Murphey's Motel does NOT have a 24 hour office.  Office hours vary depending on season.  Management, however, does reside on the property and is available in the event of an emergency after hours.  All guests are provided emergency contact information upon check in.

Murphey's Motel Phone:  1-800-334-6316  -  760-647-6316 

Lee Vining, California


Form of Payment Accepted:

Murphey's Motel accepts cash or VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express credit cards. We do NOT accept any personal or traveler's checks.