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Americas Best Value Inn Budget Lodge

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2002 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was pretty loud, I didn't get a ton of sleep because a car alarm was going off all night. Staff wasn't rude, but they weren't friendly either. Parking is a real problem. I had to park at the bar across the street which luckily was still closed when I checked out in the morning. Just ok.

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hemel hempstead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

we had a very big clean room with 2 beds lovely bathroom couldnt fault this place and if i went back to san clemente this would be the place to stay. near to a great bar and a couple of restaurants if you are using it as a stopover there is a launderette across the road and a great cafe... More 

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Windermere, BC Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It's a budget hotel for heaven's sake! What do people expect? We expected a clean room and a comfortable bed with friendly service and free parking and that is what we got. Who cares if it has a flat screen??? I don't understand how some people go all bonkers with their reviews of some places. We had a room at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This place is a joke. It is really called the budget in. Rooms are run down and the tubs have a sign that states if you use the tub as a tube you will be fined 250.00 for damages. We even had a hooker show up at our room right after check in. Real class. Be warned spend a little... More 

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Moorpark, California, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place is a dump. I booked the room for the Jacuzzi tub, which the room did have. It was a huge spa tub. There was no shower in the room, just a hose connected to the tub. The room had a lot of rust around and dust. The blinds in the bathroom were gross. There is a 25" CRT... More 

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verde valley
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56 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

i have stayed at this location multiple times. each time i get excellent value for the money. its not the fanciest hotel in town for sure, but when you come to San Clemente, do you really come here to hang out in the room? NO ! so why pay for a more expensive room ?? there are many very good... More 

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Zandvoort
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Close to the San Clemente Pier, citycentre and shopping area.. Love this place! Under the hotel is a small restaurant which services nice food! Free parking space included and some rooms have a lovely bath :)

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Whittier, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

...because it is in walking distance to my son's house. The room was very clean and since I took the only smoker's room they had, that was a nice surprise - and also because it came with a very large jacuzzi tub. I had to ask for a different password for the WiFi to get it to stay logged on,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Where do I begin. In lieu of a long review about noise, lack of ammenities, filthy room, etc. I shall leave it at this. Because the room was prepaid, I was stuck. I seriously considered sleeping in the car the room was so bad. Bailed on the second night as it was so bad.

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verde valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

i have stayed at this place a half-dozen times now. its clean, comfortable, and the rooms are actually pretty nicely decorated. i stay here because it is the best value in San Clemente that i have found. the internet is so-so (BYO broadband) but its a convenient location, and probably a 10 minute walk downtown. the manager is actually a... More 

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