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Americas Best Value Inn

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1146 MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, LA 71303-3122 (Formerly Days Inn Alexandria)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Freeport, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is one of the lower price motels in the area. There are reasons for that. The carpet looks stained, the bedding is dated. The sheets were pink. The room smelled old and musty. If you are out of options and need to stay here see if you can get on the second floor. It might be a little dryer.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My husband stayed here for two nights on a recent trip to Louisiana. His report of the hotel was "very good". The room was comfortable and clean. The inn is located on a major thoroughfare in Alexandria and is not far from the local mall and many restaurants. Continental breakfast was available and the staff was pleasant and helpful. Can't... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This property wasn't bad, it just wasn't what we expected. We were blessed with a room that had been remodeled. Fresh paint, shampooed carpet, new light fixtures, new tile in the bathroom and a curved shower rod! I do like that curved shower rod. The room was clean though it did have an odd smell. We sprayed air freshener and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Good room, comfortable night. Property was clean and the parking lot was well-lit.

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Queensland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Stayed here for 1 night in Alexandria and it was very average for $65 a night. WIFI didn't work and that the lady in Reception didn't know when a laundry was (across the road) were both a little annoying. Very average, but not even close to being a great value inn. That they call the chain "America's Best Value Inn"... More 

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Idabel, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

My husband and stopped for the night during a long drive and it was reasonable. We paid $62 for a room with a king bed. The mattresses were old and needed replaced, the bathroom smelled a bit and was overall shabby. It was clean and that was important. The pool was nice but could've used a cleaning. The desk clerk... More 

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KB P, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We changed this Days Inn into Americas Best Value Inn in July, 2011. We have made numerous changes and are continuing to do so. We invite you to come and stay with us and experience our hospitality and our new brand. Thank you, Management More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2010

This place is nasty we stayed there for 30 min after checking in and noticing little bugs in the bed after pulling the sheets back! I have no idea what they were but any bugs in the bed with you while sleeping is beyound disgusting! We got a refund from the office and went to Ramada Inn which was the... More 

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Cedar City, UT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2009

First of all, Hotwire needs to get a clue and not rate this as a 2 star. Second, this property is poorly maintained, extremely unkempt and not desirable in the least. Despite making it clear that there was 3 in the room in my reservation with Hotwire, charged me an additional $22.00 to have a room with 2 beds, clearly... More 

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Dallas, TX
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2007

Rusty railings, uneven walkways, dirty bathroom, roaches, loud neighbors beating their kids, a car broken into - We had to wait for the cops to finish interviewing the victim to check in. We only stayed in the room 2 hours, and had to leave. For this, we were not given a refund. This was through PRICELINE. Someone needs to have... More 

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Pontiac, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2007

I bought the room through Priceline and knew first off that I didn't want to stay there, as I was born in this small town and know about this motel. They were not accomodating, only offered me a King bed, while I had a husband and two children in tow. Asked for a roll away and they refused to give... More 

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