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American Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   12644 Lakewood Blvd., Downey, CA 90242
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
Dan P London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This motel is decent for the area... Your five to ten minutes from walmart or walgreens and 6 for fast food. Train line is 5 min walk and goes to long beach or downtown la via metroline. It looks better on the inside than the outside. The room was modern and great, wifi was decent and bed was comfy. Friendly... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for deciding to stay with us for the last couple of nights (19 nights to be more specific). We are glad you liked our newly updated rooms. We worked really hard on improving the inside conditions of our room, and are happy to know that valued guests such as yourself greatly appreciate all the hard work... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Pros: - Rooms were surprisingly very clean. Everything seemed newly renovated, so the decor was very modern. - Wifi access was consistent and moderately fast for hotel wifi - Conveniently located by the freeways. Cons: - Front-desk staff weren't outwardly friendly as you would hope they should be. Since I didn't run into problems, I didn't have to deal with... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a minute out of your busy schedule to provide us and future guests with your feedback on our Downey property. We thank you for the great comments you have regarding our newly renovated property. As you were able to see on your stay, we have update all our rooms with flat screen television, microwave, fridge, iron... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Rooms are excellent for the price, very clean and modern. The outside is very clean and the landscape area is manicured. Also really like the floors, not carpet to me makes the room much cleaner. I do agree with a previous review, the staff when you check in were a bit cold and they don't communicate too well, but I... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a chance of staying at the American Inn this past weekend. We are happy that you liked our newly remodeled property and that the room was to your liking. Yes, even though all our rooms are brand new, our room rates are always at an affordable rate. And yes, here at American Inn, we feel... More

Downey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The staff was very rude when I cheked in. Once I got into the room I noticed the linens on the bed was dirty, so I asked them if they can change the linen? The manager told me they will only change one sheet. I explained to them I have a 6 month old baby and I did not want... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Don't stay here looks great in the pictures. Far from that. Staff is creepy, asked for extra towels & told us I guess. Sheets stained, no cover on pillow cases, hair on sheets, bathroom smelled like the sewer. They watch you like hounds, check out time 11 they shut off water 10 minutes before. One of the worst places I... More

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Victorville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here about 2 weeks ago just hadn't gotten around to posting a review. This place is excellent regardless of it being so close to the freeway exit and small property. The rooms are simply beautiful and super clean something Im obsessive about. No one wants a dirty hotel right? and the customer service was great as well i had... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a minute out of your busy schedule to provide us and future guests with your review of our Downey property. We are delighted to hear that your stay at our newly remodeled property was one of comfort and joy. As you have stated in your review, our rooms are recently remodeled are kept in immaculate condition... More

San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have stayed in a lot of hotels since my line of work involves a lot of travel. This hotel is very clean and has all of the amenities to go with it. The fridge, microwave, and multiple outlet docks makes everything very convenient. The hotel is also very close to a huge shopping center and mall. I would definitely... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a minute out of your busy schedule to provide us and future readers with your feedback. As you were able to see, we are a newly remodeled property located in the city of Downey, only a minute away from the 105 freeway, and a couple of minutes to the 605 and 5 freeway. Yes, the rooms... More

Okoboji, Iowa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The rooms were really nice and really clean. We stayed in a 2 queen for 2 nights, we really wanted just one bed but on expedia it was all they had but when I asked the front desk if they had Kings he said they definitely did but could not change us?? One of the beds squeaked very loudly but... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for providing us with your feedback on your stay at American Inn. We are extremely glad you liked our newly remodeled rooms, and thank you for the wonderful compliments you have given us. We would also like to thank you for the comments you have informed us regarding our front desk team members. We... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The room itself was ok. Very clean but the walls were very thin. We had to go to sleep with the tv on in order to avoid the conversation in the next room. Check in was kinda cold. Don't expect any smiles or "enjoy your stay". That morning I went to check out the vending machine and the lady who... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with your feedback on your stay at American Inn. We thank you for providing us with such review. And we would like to apologize for any inconvenience you encountered while staying at the American Inn. We will talk and retrain our team members so they can provide all our guests with adequate and friendly service.... More

Los Lunas, New Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Had to take an unexpected trip to Ca. Had an ill family member that we went to visit. We arrived there to early to check in , just stopped by to get familiar with the surroundings, immediately he said I will ge them to get the room ready in half an hour , Wow !! We went to the hospital... More

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at American Inn, responded to this review

It is unfortunate to hear of the circumstance that brought you to the area. We appreciate the kind words you have about our establishment and about the kind service that was offered. At the same time, we are happy to know that while at American Inn, you were able, for just a moment, able to forget about the ill family... More

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Address: 12644 Lakewood Blvd., Downey, CA 90242
Location: United States > California > Downey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — American Inn 2*
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