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BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn

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1033 Motel Drive, Merced, CA 95340-5155
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My son was accepted at UC Merced and we were travelling to Merced and book the room at Best Western in Merced thru HOTEL.COM. We arrived on Saturday afternoon and was given the room 265; service is ok but the room is dark and noisy as well as looks old and aging. The picture at the HOTEL.com looks very deceiving... More 

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Sacramento, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive stayed at many Bestwestern Plus Hotels. This one was not as nice as the others Ive stayed in, but in fairness the price was a lot lower. I drove about 15 miles from Chowchilla to stay here rather than stay at the DaysInn which was the same in price but not as nice.

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San Francisco, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed here last Weekend for 2 nights, Property is Well maintain and clean, the 2 days I was there I saw a lady cleaning the outside property, Room was Clean, There was a microwave, coffee maker and a fridge. One complain is that the Window inside the Bathroom could be a bit more secure. Breakfast is very standard, fruits,... More 

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us of your satisfaction with our accommodations and service during your return visit at our Motel. We certainly enjoyed having you with us. We wish there was more we could do regarding the noise issue. We are aware that, although, it is convenient being right off the freeway it also has some... More 

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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Complaints: Extremely Noisy, Smells like someone smoked in a non-smoking room, needs lots of TCL and throw out the see thru draperies, and bathroom needs attention also. I've been awake for hours and can't sleep due to train and Hwy 99 traffic. I would seriously think hard about staying here anytime in the future. Price was right but I'd rather... More 

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments concerning your stay at our Best Western Plus Inn here in Merced. I appreciate your taking the time to write and hope you will accept my apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. We are aware that, although, it is convenient being right off the freeway it also has some disadvantages. This is why we have... More 

La Selva Beach, California
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23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The other 3 star Merced hotels were sold out, so we tried the Best Western Plus. The front desk person was very friendly and helpful. When I got to the room, it was pretty basic but looked clean and neat. It did smell overwhelmingly of spray fragrance which was a little off-putting. I would have rather the room smell was... More 

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us of your satisfaction with our accommodations and service during your recent visit at our Motel. We certainly enjoyed having you with us. We are aware that, although, it is convenient being right off the freeway it also has some disadvantages. This is why we have taken steps such as installing double... More 

Tacoma, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The wifi signal is so weak and slow, I could never do any real work at this hotel if I needed a fast wifi connection. I requested a quiet room and was given a corner room in the back corner of the property, but there is no such thing as quiet at this property. It is across the street from... More 

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments concerning your stay at our Best Western Plus Inn here in Merced. I appreciate your taking the time to write and hope you will accept my apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. We have recently in the past couple weeks (due to complaints of slow wifi speeds) have had a technician come out. Unfortunately he... More 

Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Very disappointed with this BW. The two chairs were soiled and old. Carpet should have been replaced a couple years ago. No face cloths in bathroom. Quoted price on Tripadvisor was $79, she would not honor that quote. The room cost was $99. No HOT breakfast. Not sure why BW calls this a PLUS. Would avoid this place if you... More 

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments concerning your stay at our Best Western Plus Inn here in Merced. I appreciate your taking the time to write and hope you will accept my apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. I am disappointed we failed to give you the fine accommodations we strive for with all our guests – the type we pride... More 

Pasadena, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This was the WORST experience ever at any motel that we have stayed at in the last 45 years of travel. Let me begin with compliments where they are certainly due. The booking experience was great and the folks at check-in were very pleasant and professional... and it went from a 10 to a 1 from there. This Best Western... More 

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments concerning your stay at our Best Western Plus Inn here in Merced. I appreciate your taking the time to write and hope you will accept my apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. We are aware that, although, it is convenient being right off the freeway it also has some disadvantages. This is why we have... More 

Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The title says it all. Noise is from trains and highway. The motel is old and needs renovation. It's location is along a major highway and close to railroad tracks. It is not in the safest part of town either.

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments concerning your stay at our Best Western Plus Inn here in Merced. I appreciate your taking the time to write and hope you will accept my apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. We are aware that, although, it is convenient being right off the freeway it also has some disadvantages. This is why we have... More 

Farmington, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Booked a two-room suite with separate sitting/family area. Living area didn't exist, second room was tiny and spartan, looked nothing like the online photos on Best Western's site. When we said something about room not meeting our expectations, employee literally said, "Well, you can find another place in town," in a smart-alecky tone. Hot breakfast consisted of microwaveable breakfast sandwiches... More 

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Alicia F, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments concerning your stay at our Best Western Plus Inn here in Merced. I appreciate your taking the time to write and hope you will accept my apologies for any inconvenience you experienced. I am disappointed we failed to give you the fine accommodations we strive for with all our guests – the type we pride... More 

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