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Barstow Harvey House

681 N 1st Ave, Barstow, CA 92311-2201
+1 760-818-4400
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On are way to Arizona.

Very nice place. Lots to see,Route 66,Train and the Space museums to check out.Easy to get... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrew P
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Stop over visit

What a beautiful place well restored. Has a very interesting history which we enjoyed reading about.

Reviewed 26 May 2018
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681 N 1st Ave, Barstow, CA 92311-2201
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place. Lots to see,Route 66,Train and the Space museums to check out.Easy to get around,Lots of history.

Thank Andrew P
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

What a beautiful place well restored. Has a very interesting history which we enjoyed reading about.

Thank mum2dogs
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

The thing that first impressed me was height and width of the windows - A window washers dream come true! They had beautiful bronze light fixtures, and a very large what I would call a ballroom. There was a catering service setting up for a...More

Thank RobandSuzy
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This Harvey House is on the historical register. It was designed by Mary Jane Colter, who also designed 4 buildings at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and many other Harvey Houses and beautiful Hotels along the Santa Fe line. It contains the Western...More

Thank mariamhennessy
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

It was a amazing experience to visit this old train station and we used many hours to visit the many museums: Train museum, Space Communication information centre and Route 66 museum. And it was amazing to see the beautiful rooms that used to house a...More

Thank Lars K. L
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Came across this quite by chance as we wanted to visit the Route 66 and locomotive museum. I hope I don't offend the people of Barstow when I say that I never expected to see such a magnificent building in such a "one horse" town,...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had some extra time in southern CA and decided to stop at several sites in Barstow. This is the original facility right next to the train tracks and also have a RT 66 and Railroad Museum in the same area. Be sure to see...More

Thank legalmanager
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was looking forward to see this old train station and my expectation were fulfilled. The place evoke nostalgia and makes romantic impression. The Harvey house is a beautiful building. Unfortunately the ball room wasn't accessible at the time of our visit, but we could...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Beautiful Harvey House and Train Depot. You enter and go into a very large empty room. Several pictures on the wall and that's it except for an extremely small cabinet with a few Railway dishes. The other room was just as bare. What a disappointment....More

Thank Jim K
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Having been to la Posada in Winslow AZ, the most famous Harvey House, I was anxious to see the the one in Barstow. It is an incredibly beautiful building but with no access to the inside. You could peer through the windows, where art is...More

Thank Denise L
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Local government offices are upstairs and a receptionist is downstairs weekdays. She let us wander there. The rooms downstairs are rented for special events, like weddings, etc.
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