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Americas Best Value Inn

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   811 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 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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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Lake Placid, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We found the receptionist to be very unhelpful. Room very basic but clean corridors smelled a bit musty. It's a 5 minute walk to down town where we met really friendly locals. Cannot remember the name of the bar but they had bands on day and night it was next to the car park may have been Norma jeans. Would... More

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Calgary, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Sarasota was not part of our original plan.We booked a hotel for 2 nights and for the 2nd time had to cancel the 2nd night because the first hotel sucked! We ended up here. The room was GREAT! Very clean, very spacious. We had our own poolside patio. Everything in the room worked for a change. Free Wi Fi, Free... More

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

Thank You for your wonderful review. We hope that when you visit Sarasota, Florida you will stay with us again. Thank You Manager More

Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised when we found our room to be cleaner than most higher priced hotels. The manager went out of her way to make our stay pleasant - gave us tips about the surrounding area, even though she was very busy. The breakfast was good - nothing spectacular, but nourishing and well presented. There was a grocery store... 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*
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Also Known As:
Americas Best Value Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Sarasota

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