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BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn

1811 W Fayette Ave., PO Box 663, Effingham, IL 62401
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Ranked #10 of 20 hotels in Effingham
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle P Gilman, Wisconsin
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gilman, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed a place to sleep and this was fine. The staff was really nice and I liked having a balcony, but the hotel itself needs a total update. The bathroom is very small. The area seemed to be safe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BW Rain Tree was a really nice BW. The staff were really great. We were "stranded" there for a week and could not have asked for a better place to stay for the price; as well we have a small dog and it worked out perfect.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was hit in the face by a picture off the wall while sleeping and suffered injuries when I went to take a shower there was no shower head just a pipe sticking out of the wall I have stayed at the hotel before and never had a problem but this stay was horrifying and has made me rethink my... More

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Parsons, Kansas, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

If you are non smoker stay away, i stayed in non smoking room smell smoke ask for different room. they offer me spray, rooms are OK, overnight stay driving through effingham, breakfast was ok light breakfast,

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BW_Raintree_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry you ran into a problem at our hotel. We do our best to eliminate any smoke smell in our hotel by using an ozoning machine & cleaning all rooms to Best Western standards. We have also reduced the number of smoking rooms available at our hotel to cut down on any odors that offend non-smokers. Thank you for... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

Front desk person, Devon was wonderful. His customer service skills were great. BW should note this as the check out person was not so great. She acted like I was an interruption. Not friendly at all. This place needs an overhaul. Clean but very dated rooms. Breakfast room too small.

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BW_Raintree_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for tell us what you liked & you didn't like about our hotel. Without feedback from our guests, improving & understanding our challenges becomes more difficult. When our guests inform us about something or someone that did not make their stay the best it could have been, we address the concern. Our breakfast area is still in the... More

Vincennes, Indiana
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My fiance and I stayed here one night, the room was nice, clean, the staff friendly, and the bed comfy although small. There was a breakfast provided, it was horrible, they are renovating, the breakfast area so we had to go to the restaurant, in the lounge area. The biscuits were cold, the gravy, luke warm, the waffle was good,... More

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BW_Raintree_Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I can understand your discontent over our temporary breakfast accomodations when you were at our hotel. Our renovations in the breakfast area are about 98% complete & we are now serving our breakfast in back where it should be - in our lobby. In addition, I have ordered some new breakfast equipment including a chaffing... More

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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103 reviews 103 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stopped here for one night, on our way from New Mexico to visit family in Indiana. We had our puppy with us and found this hotel identified as "pet friendly". It is in a convenient location, just off the freeway. It is clearly an older hotel, but our room was very nice (though it was small) and it appears... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My wife and I stopped for the night in Effingham on our way from Cincinnati to Kansas City, and stayed at the Best Western Raintree. Our room was not anywhere close to fancy but clean and comfortable. I know this sounds a little odd, but I was especially impressed by the fresh-looking bright white silicone grout around the tub, as... More

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Laurel, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I wasn't expecting much as this looked like an older motel in a truck stop area. However, the room was spacious and clean, the bed was comfortable, and the staff was pleasant. There was an outside door to the parking area and one onto an inside corridor for access to ice, vending, and the office area. The sink area was... More

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102 reviews 102 reviews
10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We were just on our way through and stopped for the night. The room was big and clean but we were woken up during the night twice with a large truck turning in the parking lot behind the hotel. Breakfast was the usual "hot" breakfast. The sausage gravy was good but the biscuits were pretty hard. Overall a good place... More

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn

Also Known As:
Best Western Effingham
Effingham Best Western
Address: 1811 W Fayette Ave., PO Box 663, Effingham, IL 62401
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Location: United States > Illinois > Effingham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Effingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn!Located right off the highway, this hotel offers easy access to Harley Barn, Effingham Performance Center, Lake Sara and Corvette Funfest Car Shows.Those dropping in for some rest or those on a vacation will enjoy that the BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn is located near the Effingham County Fairgrounds, Cross Country Mall, Petro Stopping Center, Lake Sara and Effingham Performance Center. This Illinois hotel is just five miles away from the beach, fishing and golf. Many guests also stay at the BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn for the area's events, including Corvette Funfest Car Shows. Those visiting students or faculty at the area's schools will have just a short commute - Effingham Public Schools is just one mile away from this Illinois Best Western. Lakeland College and Eastern Illinois University are also nearby. Business travelers can enjoy easy access to Telemind Corporation and Open Prairie Ventures Corporation. Traveling to and from this Effingham, IL hotel is a breeze with Mattoon Airport just 28 miles away and easy access to the Greyhound bus terminal. Feel right at home in the well-appointed rooms at this pet-friendly Illinois hotel with comfortable beds and generous amenities. The spacious, clean rooms at this Effingham, IL hotel offer high-speed Internet access, a coffeemaker and cable satellite television with HBO®. Get the perfect start to each day at this Illinois Best Western with a complimentary continental breakfast, including waffles, toast, cereal, fruit, oatmeal and biscuits and gravy. Unwind at the onsite Chaser's cocktail lounge or soak up some sun at the outdoor seasonal pool. Guests can also enjoy the convenience of an onsite restaurant, complimentary coffee, free popcorn and free parking at the BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn. Truck/RV parking is also available at this Effingham hotel - making this the perfect place to stay if you need to rest while on the road. For an affordable trip to Effingham, IL, reserve a stay at the BEST WESTERN Raintree Inn. ... more   less 
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