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American Motel

I-70 & Kipling, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here just until I could get into my apartment and I knew it was a Maher drug spot, but it was cheap. Do the first week their was a women getting beat and I called the desk first and was told "so what do you want us to do?" So I call the cops but that didn't stop... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drifters, Drug Addicts and Prostitutes everywhere. By far the worst Hotel experience of my life. Non smoking room reaked of smoke. Room was filthy and cost 80 dollars with tax on a Friday night. Its a good thing I didn't have to pay for it. Should of wrecked the room and left a big bill for the Ex girlfriend who... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The $32.99 on the sign is a scam, i paid $62 for my room & it was not worth it! The lobby smells like cigarettes, there are scetches looking people hanging around and my little boy found a Crack pipe out in the grass!!! Do yourself a favor and avoid this place it's not safe for kids!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

the hotel is now called affordable end it used to be called Howard Johnson. Someone bought it and is trying to fix it up. The first two rooms I was in the heater did not work at all. And that is the main reason I got a hotel that night. cuz it was very cold in Denver about 3 days... More 

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Atlanta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

On room 504, have a bedbugs. I have over 30 bedbug bite all over my body. I went to the lobbies and told them o bed bugs, and they were indifferent to the pest problem they have. Seems they do not care to solve the problem.

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

If you want to find drug paraphernalia in your room, rude staff and management from hell, stay here. Don't believe the $32.95 rate on the sign, it's like winning the lottery if you can get it. Don't bother making reservations because they'll take the reservation and when you show-up, they won't know when the room will be ready. This is... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

just to start off this is a motel used solely for sleeping nothing else. and for $33 a night. its hard to beat. my room was clean and everything worked. nothing to complain about. remember: you get what you pay for.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Had a very similar experience to other reviewers on here, I stayed 5 nights at 58$ a night with tax... Lobby smelled gross,elevators smelled bad, shower temperatures fluctuate to scolding hot or freezing every 30 seconds or so, the front desk staff are very rude and even if there are two or three employees behind it doing nothing they will... More 

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Parachute, Colorado
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The rooms were dirty, I found SALT on my bed (or at least that's what it looked like) When I told the front desk, they told me I would have to make my own bed and go get the sheets. We had no toilet paper at all! The halls were a complete mess. Someone threw toilet paper every where and... More 

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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

I needed to stay a week and was told they had a room, so I left a reservation. When I arrived the next day the "reservation" was no longer there and was told that they were not taking them the day before. Regardless the staff must be trained properly and the reservation should have been honored. The "free wifi" is... More 

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