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Budget Hotels Near Six Flags Magic Mountain

List of cheap hotels close to Magic Mountain

In the slide show above, you're seeing pictures of budget hotels and motels near the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park in Valencia, California. While none of the closest hotels to Magic Mountain are budget-priced, you'll find some good deals on hotels if you stay just a bit further away...say, from 4 to 10 miles from the park. You may sacrifice a few amenities, but you'll have a clean room with all the basics that you'll need. And, you'll save so much money that you can extend the length of your vacation---or take another trip later!

List of Cheap Hotels near Magic Mountain

Good Nite Inn of Sylmar, CA is a good deal for theme-park fans

Picture: Good Nite Inn Sylmar is a budget hotel close to Six Flags Magic Mountain Goodnite Inn, Sylmar: The Good Nite Inns are a small California-only chain of budget hotels.

Luckily for Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors, the chain has a location only about 9 miles from the theme park, in the northern LA suburb of Sylmar. It's directly to the east side of I-5 at the Roxford St exit.) As long as you have a car with most Magic Mountain visitors'll face only a short drive each way before you reach all of the theme park's fun attractions. Since Sylmar is north of Magic Mountain, your morning drive will be northwards---in the opposite direction of traffic flow during the morning commute. In the evening, likewise, you'll be heading towards Los Angeles at a time when most people are heading home from the downtown areas.

Unlike some brands of budget motels, Good Nite Inns feature a full-sized room, the size of which you'd find in more expensive chains. You'll enjoy other amenities, such as cable TV, a swimming pool and free morning coffee.

Picture: Standard sized beds at Good Nite Inn; Queen and king sized beds are also available Wireless internet is available for a small fee. There's a Denny's Restaurant across the street, and a gas station a stone's throw away. And, unlike some fancier hotels in the USA, there's never an extra "resort fee" tacked on top of your hotel bill!

Because this Good Nite Inn is a good value for its price, you can expect it to fill up to capacity many nights during the busy summer months and on weekends during the spring and fall. Therefore, unless your trip is during the off-season, you should definitely make reservations ahead of time or you may arrive to find a full hotel.

Rates run around $45 in the off-season, and about $75 during the summertime, or can fall somewhere in-between these two extremes. Weekdays are generally less expensive than weekends.

The Sylmar Good Nite Inn address is 12835 Encinitas Ave, Sylmar, CA 91342. The Sylmar Good Nite Inn phone number is (818) 362-8899. Here is the Good Nite website.

Motel 6 near Magic Mountain

Motel 6 in Sylmar is another good budget motel near Magic Mountain

Picture: Bed and Desk at the Magic Mountain Motel 6, which looks like most other Motel 6 rooms in other locations The Motel 6 location in Sylmar, California is also a budget-lover's friend. Located next door to the Good Nite Inn, it, too, frequently fills up to capacity on busy summer days.

It's a bit plainer-looking than the Good Nite Inn, but I like it nevertheless. One reason is because of a strange parking lot situation in this location. The Motel 6 has adequate parking for all of its rooms, but the Good Nite Inn's parking lot can fill to overflowing (meaning that some cars have to park along the street curb.)

Rooms at the Sylmar Motel 6 look exactly like Motel 6 rooms almost everywhere. Same carpeting, same desk & chair, same bedspread. (I can get up in the middle of the night when the light is off and not run into anything...THAT'S how similar!) This Motel 6 delivers up the basics here, while charging up to 50% less than a fancier counterpart.

Picture: Magic Mountain Motel 6 exterior There is a pool and lounge chairs available, and free coffee is available every morning in the lobby. Vending machines sell soft drinks and snacks.

Wifi is available at this Motel 6 location for a small extra fee. One other extra fee is the "2nd adult" fee. Kids under the age of 18 stay for the basic room rate, but if there is a 2nd adult, a small extra fee is charged (around $3-5.)

Rates at the Sylmar Motel 6 run around $45 for a room on an off-season weekday, up to about $75 during the busy summer tourist season---very similar to the Good Nite Inn's rates.

The Sylmar Motel 6 address is 12775 Encinitas Avenue, Sylmar, CA 91342. The Sylmar Motel 6 phone number is (818) 362-9491.

Motel 6 website: for further information about this (and other) Motel 6 locations near Southern California attractions, you may refer to the Motel 6 official website. Not many discounts are available at Motel 6 (no AAA, for example); however, by reserving your room ahead of time via the internet, you can take advantage of online discounts of several dollars per night (when offered.) You should note that kids stay free at Motel 6 locations; however, there is an extra charge for 2nd, 3rd and 4th adults in your group.

Cheap hotels in Valencia and Santa Clarita, CA

For a few dollars more, you can stay closer to the park

There are also several budget-conscious hotels and motels in Valencia and Santa Clarita, California. For a few dollars more than the Sylmar hotels, you can stay just a bit closer to the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park. Here's a list of the cheaper Valencia hotels and motels---

Extended Stay America features kitchenettes

Extended Stay America: For about $20 more per night than the budget hotels discussed above, you can stay closer to the theme park AND have a kitchenette. Starting about $65 on a weekday in the off-season (and higher, of course, during the tourist rush) is the nice-looking Extended Stay America hotel.

The Extended Stay America chain specializes in rooms with more of the comforts of home...specifically, a cooking stove, cooking and dining utensils, and a larger fridge than the midget-sized fridge sometimes found in tourist hotel rooms.

Other amenities at the Extended Stay hotel location near Magic Mountain are free local phone calls, coin-op laundry, voice mail, iron & board and close proximity to a Coco's Restaurant. A large shopping center anchored by Walmart is located just down the street, and features a nice range of shopping and dining options.

Picture: Extended Stay America hotel near Six Flags Magic Mountain in Southern California Wireless Internet is available for a small fee, and work stations are provided in each room to accommodate those who'll be using a laptop while on their trip.

The Valencia Extended Stay hotel's address is 24940 W. Pico Canyon Rd, Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381. This location is a block or two west of I-5 at the Pico Canyon Road exit. You probably won't see it from the freeway, and you may not even see it when you're waiting at the stoplight in front of it. (It's kind of hidden up the hill behind the Coco's Restaurant...which IS plainly visible.) The Valencia Extended Stay hotel's phone number is (661) 255-1044.

Extended Stay America website: To check rates on the day you'd like to visit, or to get further info about this feature-filled hotel, here's a link to the Valencia page of the Extended Stay America website.

Other budget hotels near Six Flags Magic Mountain

Here are some other options you might wish to investigate in your search for a cheap Valencia or Santa Clarita hotel near Magic Mountain.

1.) Santa Clarita Motel, address 24971 San Fernando Rd, Newhall, CA 91321; phone number (661) 259-2800. This basic-looking hotel is generally a well-liked budget motel, except by light sleepers (who dislike its location near a train track.) Here is the Santa Clarita Motel website.

2.) Santa Clarita/Valencia Super 8 Motel, address is 17901 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91351; phone number (661) 252-1722. This is one of the more attractive-looking locations of the Super 8 chain, which (as you probably) can vary widely in appearance. Amenities include a free continental breakfast and high speed internet. Its location off-the-beaten-path (it's NOT along I-5) makes it more suitable for visitors who know their way around the Valencia/Santa Clarita area with ease. Magic Mountain is about 8 miles away. Here is the Super 8 website.

3.) Santa Clarita Travelodge, address 17843 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91351; phone number (661) 252-1716. Located away from the I-5 corridor (like the Super 8 listed above) this location is attractive, but further off the beaten path than other Magic Mountain hotels. Amenities include free high-speed internet and "Bear Bites" breakfast. Here is the TraveLodge website.

4.) Days Inn, address is 31410 Castaic Rd, Castaic, CA 91310; phone number (661) 295-1070. This location is about 5 miles north of Six Flags Magic Mountain. It's the closest location of the national Days Inn budget motel chain to Magic Mountain Park. Here is the Days Inn website.

5.) Rodeway Inn: The national chain of Rodeway Inn budget hotels also has a location near Six Flags Magic Mountain. Some rooms with microwaves and refrigerators are available. Address: 31558 Castaic Road, Castaic, CA 91384; phone number, (661) 295-1100. Here is the Rodeway Inn website.

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