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Americas Best Value Inn

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1606 West Fayette Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Effingham)
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South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Third time we've stayed here. They were in a remodeling process the other two times, I think they're done now. Ground floor - all looks good. Rooms clean, quiet and comfortable. A 'no-frills' inn with plenty of 'frills'. Wireless internet (free), fridge, Microwave, in-room coffee maker & free hot breakfast. All for about $50 depending on how you book your... More 

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

If you're looking for a clean, convenient, and comfortable room at a budget-priced hotel, Americas Best Value Inn is the place in Effingham. The location is close to the interstate. The rooms are larger than usual for this price range. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was adequate. We'll be back on our next trip through the area!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The only 2 issues we had were poor WiFi reception and a cold draft coming in around the AC/heat wall unit. Some caulk around the unit would work wonders! We had to have the heat turned up to compensate for the cold air coming in.

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effinghamgm, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for staying at our Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.We appreciate your feedback. We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay.Feedback such as yours assists us in improving our service on a daily basis.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you. Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

New Lenox
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I stay 100 nights a year at hotels and have NEVER left a single star before, but this hotel was a special kind of awful! There was a drunk hanging out by the back door (with a car that had all the windows broken out, it's old and mediocre, and I woke up at 3:30 in the morning unable to... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Room was nice and bed was very comfortable. Pillow top mattress and firm bed. Right off interstate with lots of restaurants close by. Good breakfast of scrambled eggs, biscuits and sausage, waffles, etc. Will stay here again next time in the area. Only problem was A/C unit did not shut off all night. Talked to clerk in the morning and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I got to the room kind of late on my 1st visit so when I got in and the room smelled musty, I didn't have the energy to complain. I informed the manager in the morning on my way out and he was very grateful that I had mentioned it so that he could fix the problem for the next... More 

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Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Conveniently located near major freeways. Price was good. Room was clean. Entire establishment looks and feels dark and dingy. Smoke permeated the upstairs hall even though that is where the non-smoking rooms are located. (No elevator so had to drag bags upstairs) Breakfast is good if you like waffles and cold cereal. Will choose different accommodations when I'm in town... More 

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Tecumseh, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Average motel, decent rooms, good access to and from the interstate highway, modest breakfast choices but a good selection of affordable restaurants within short walking distance. Well lit parking area for motorcycles.

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

Dear Dennis, Thank you for staying at our Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.Thank you for review. We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay.We appreciate your feedback.We hope to see you again. Thank you Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Had to write a review because I was very pleased with both my stays here. There are a lot of amenities for the low price. If you stop at a rest stop and pick up a hotel coupon book. You can get a room here for $50. It includes breakfast refrigerator microwave large TV and a safe in the room.... More 

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

Thank you for your good review.We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay.We appreciate your feedback and hope to accommodate you again in future. Thank you Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We enjoyed our stay. The only bad thing I can say is that the room had a musky smell and the bed was a little too hard for me. Other than that the room was clean and the staff were very nice. We will definitely stay again when we are in the area.

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

Dear Candy, Thank you for staying at our Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.I am so glad that you were accommodated by our friendly staff.We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay. Thank you, Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

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