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Budget Host Ken's Motel

1515 11th Street, Aurora, NE 68818
Budget Host Ken's Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We had room #63, and the Wi-Fi didn't work in this part of the motel. Had to get dressed and go to the lobby in the morning to check email. There was no microwave in the room, and no way to make coffee in the room. Lobby had microwave and coffee (no breakfast), but did not open until 7. Also,... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This little place was quaint, clean, quiet and nice! I was pleasantly surprised. Myself and a few friends needed a place to stay and for $60 total Ken's motel was the place. It also happened to be right across the street from the church where the wedding was.

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Rowlett
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Five stars for the price range it's in. Nice staff, clean rooms and comfy beds. This is worth the 4 mile trek off the highway. Parking for large vehicles.This was a good find and I definitely recommend trying it out.

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Auburn, NE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Well to start we were planning to stay in Grand Island, NE, but this proved to be almost impossible due to ? state wrestling ??, the only rooms available were the top end cost. while looking for vacancy's I finally found Kens Motel. Don't let the affordable price fool you. This motel is not on I-80 interstate but 3miles to... More 

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Millbrook, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I stopped at Ken's in late July, 2014 and was very pleased with the service and accommodation. The front desk was efficient and the paperwork was completed with minimum delay. As I was tired from a day on my motorcycle I appreciated getting into my room quickly. The room was clean and well supplied with towels, etc. By the way... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

On a recent business trip I elected to bypass my usual stopover in Seward, NE and elected to travel a bit further West. I tried getting a room in York, Nebraska but the Cornhusker football fans made rooms scarce and expensive so I headed just a few miles further West to Aurora, NE where I found this quaint, traditional Motel... More 

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Crosby, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I just arrived here and should most likely wait till I leave to write this, however I won't.. I arrived and went to the lobby and there was a bit of confusion on my reservation (it is on me and not the property) however the lady said we could straighten it out and she did. However I ask could I... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I've stayed at Ken's four or five times while visiting family in the area. On my most recent visit I flew in to the Grand Island airport, about fifteen miles away, so I thought I'd look into hotels there. For twice or three times as much as the rate at Ken's, it just didn't seem worth it. I've been in... More 

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Waukee, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My husband and I have stayed frequently at Ken's over the past 20 years (usually in the same room). We have always enjoyed the quiet peaceful room and affordable no frill price. But over the 20 years of being a guest at Ken's we have noticed that the maintenance and upkeep have not been done. It wasn't until this past... More 

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

What a great motel and adorable, clean town! Whenever my travels take me by here, I plan on staying at Ken's Motel again. Very quiet...no frills, but I don't need them. Wifi was free, they took my small pet at no charge, and the rate was great. Cindy H.

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