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Americas Best Value Inn

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   811 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Indiana
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited family in the area and this was one of very few rooms available. Read reviews that said although outdated, it was very clean. My standards of clean must be different. There was something that looked like mold behind the bathroom door and a couple of places that looked like they could use a good cleaning. Carpet did... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

You will find better smells at the dump. I tried turning on the AC, nothing. I tried opening the window, nothing. I tried going across the street to Publix, buying 9 tea tree eucalyptus candles, nothing. I finally complained to the manager and asked for a new room. She came to my room with a spray bottle and insisted there... More 

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Williamstown, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The smell is like a trip to city microbhell, in the rooms and halls.ac units are turned off all the time,old beat up furniture in the "mug me now stairwell". Maids will turn your room ac off when out of room.And just a heads up if you like high school pep rallys at 8pm this is the place for you.Since... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I wrote a blog post about this experience: http://incongruouscircumspection.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-hotel-from-hell-americas-best-value.html Here's an excerpt: "Inside the cramped lobby was a messy assortment of tables, resembling an attempt at a breakfast area. On the counter of the lobby desk was what looked like a five-gallon, pump-action bottle of hand sanitizer. That should have been our first warning. Behind us, a television was on,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The good: location was great and the sheets and towels were clean. TV and AC worked well. The bad: the room had a musty odor. The shower drained very slowly. The bed was uncomfortable, the bathroom was not cleaned well. The ugly: something was scratching in the walls.

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Orlando, Florida
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed at this hotel last weekend with 2 other families for a quick getaway. While the location is outstanding (10 mins from St Armand's and Lido beach), the hotel is not. The front staff is rude and unwelcoming. We decided not to sample the complimentary continental breakfast which consisted of cold cereal and milk. Rooms were decent but wear can... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed here and upon checking in I was skeptical because the exterior of the building is dated and needs some work along with the hallways. Once in the room I was very pleased... once again dated but very clean and spacious. I also LOVED the fact that there was title for flooring. I have stayed in many hotels with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Just a quick stop to lay your head. If your wanting higher quality this is not the place. Nice location, but not so good presentation. This is your topical come and go spot. Almost reminds you of a college form.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Hall doors were propped open & hallway was hot & humid. Bed was comfortable with new spreads on both beds. Bathroom cabinets needed painting & back of bathroom door needed to be cleaned. Shower water pressure was good. No coffee pot in the room. Highlight of the night was the giant cockroach that kept running across the wall until we... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Employees very friendly. Very helpful. Prompt. Called taxi and arranged time and pickup location. Close to downtown Sarasota. Good location for food and other services. Best value close to town. Clean. Breakfast good. Stay on the second floor, pool side. Quiet!

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manager01339, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time and writing this review. Please feel free to stay with us in the future when visiting Sarasota, Florida. Thank You Management. More 

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Address: 811 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Americas Best Value Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Sarasota Howard Johnson
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