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The Cottage Hotel

in Randsburg, California a Living Ghost Town

Situated on the Eastern edge of downtown Randsburg, between the Church of St. Barbara and Randsburg’s main drag, the Cottage Hotel is a favorite stop for bikers, rock hounds, history buffs, ghost hunters and explorers searching for hidden gems off the beaten path. Originally constructed in 1930, with four rooms and two cabins, the Cottage is a perfect place to knock the dust off your boots and relax for a spell before heading back out on the open road.

The Cottage Hotel Welcomes Individuals, Families and Groups!

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The Grounds

The Cottage is a historic building complete with quirks, creaks and antiques aplenty! Although the paint may be chipped here and there, we do offer free wi-fi, free parking, and free continental breakfast. During operating hours, guests are invited to dine in our onsite restaurant, or we invite you to make use of the microwave, BBQ, and courtyard picnic area at your convenience. Common areas include a pool table, fire pit and coin toss game that are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pets are welcome with a $25 fee.

The Town

The town of Randsburg is a California Historical Landmark, located in the Rand Mining District of the Mohave Desert. As a popular stopover for through-travelers and a destination for bikers, explorers, artists and star-gazers, Randsburg features saloons, antique shops, a museum and art gallery, all housed within historic buildings dating back to the town’s early development in 1885. Dusty and time-worn, Randsburg is an authentic California ghost town well worth exploring.   

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The Local Sites & Activities

Randsburg is situated in close proximity to a number of popular places for further exploration including the Burrow Schmidt tunnel and Red Rock Canyon State Park. With hundreds of miles of extensive, well-marked trails right out the backdoor, Randsburg is an OHV-rider’s paradise. As a weekend destination, Randsburg comes to life, with throngs of people turning this sleepy little ghost town, with a full-time population of just 60 people, into one of the most popular stops in the Mojave.    

Stay, Ride, Explore & Discover.