Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ridgecrest, CA

    Right in the Heart of Ridgecrest

    Pet-friendly hotel by the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake

    Centrally located off US-395 and CA-178, just two miles from the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ridgecrest, CA welcomes you with free WiFi and parking, a restaurant, and comfortable guest rooms. Our non-smoking hotel is surrounded by dining and shopping options, including grocery stores. Hike through the desert in Indian Wells Canyon, go on a petroglyph tour and learn about the Mojave Desert at the Maturango Museum, or take a trip to Death Valley National Park and visit Badwater Basin—the lowest point in North America.

    Comforts to Keep You Happy

    Take advantage of free WiFi and parking—plus, on-site dining

    Convenient amenities and our friendly 24/7 front desk staff will ensure you’re smiling throughout your stay. Enjoy free coffee, tea, and juice in the morning and stream your favorite shows using free WiFi. Come and go with ease thanks to free parking and grab a bite at our restaurant. Each non-smoking guest room features a microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, table and chairs, outdoor space, ironing amenities, bottled water, air conditioning, and flat-screen HDTV with HBO®. Small pets are welcome for an extra nightly fee. 

    Smile & Explore

    Play golf, visit Death Valley, or head to Mammoth Mountain

    We provide easy access to great SoCal sights. Check out missiles in the China Lake Museum, tee off at China Lake Golf Course, or see Native American artwork in Petroglyph Park. Leroy Jackson Park is the perfect place for a tennis match while Death Valley National Park offers hikes through sprawling sand dunes, magnificent stargazing, and a breathtaking colorful landscape at Artists Palette. You can also venture to Mammoth Mountain for endless outdoor adventures like skiing in the winter and biking in the summer.

    Map & Directions

    831 N China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555




    Midway Café

    Dig into tasty American favorites for breakfast and lunch. 

    Daily Hours:
    5 a.m.–2 p.m.


    Plan Your Group Travel with Us

    Book your family reunion, sports team, or other group travel at our hotel. Submit a request for information about special rates on blocks of rooms.