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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Lenox, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine hotel that is clean, quiet, and comfortable and a good value. Check-in/check out no problem, staff being polite and professional. Facility all around was well maintained. Breakfast was simple but did the trick. We’ve stayed places that cost three times as much, but were not as good as this hotel.

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

Dear Mrs.Sally M. Thank you for staying at our Americas Best value Inn of Effingham.We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay.. We look forward to see you again. Thank you , Shah GM 2173424667 More 

Terre Haute, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We had an issue with our room and when talking to the manager he was very rude and gave false accusations. We were in shock how rude he actually was. We will never stay at an American's Best Value Inn again and we want others to be aware of the possibility of receiving the same disrespectful service. The hotel is... More 

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

We apologize that your experience at our hotel was anything less than satisfactory. We at the America's Best Value Inn in Effingham strive to not only meet, but exceed guest expectations. We hope you give us another opportunity to show you the hospitality that many of guests have reviewed to enjoy and thus return to our property time and time... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stopped here on our way through Effingham on a road trip. If you are looking for a clean, quiet and comfortable place to rest your head, this is a great choice for a great price. Check-in was quick and easy, the girl at the front desk who helped us was very sweet. The room was very clean and more... More 

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

Dear Sir, Thank you for staying at our Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay,and thank you for giving us an opportunity to show you our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Sincerely. Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

Kennan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for one night great for the price 50 dollars clean and quiet . Places to eat near by breakfast ok you cannot expect much for the price but this place is worth it. Most places in this price range are not very nice this is a exception .

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

Dear Ed. Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to complete our guest survey.Thank you for staying at the Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Sincerely, Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

PA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

First we got a great deal from Hotels.com...couldn't beat the price. Second, it is clean, and a nice firm bed. After 12 hours of driving, it was perfect. Sweet girl at front desk, decore is blah, but who cares...it's clean! It was fine for what we needed, just to sleep comfortably and continue on.

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

Dear sir, Thank you for staying at our Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay., and thank you for giving us an opportunity to show our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Sincerely, Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

Pontiac, IL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We met two other couples at a half way point and we wanted a good value. Some of us had good rooms but some did not! We were is 117 and it was not so good. The bed was hard but our friends next door had a different mattress because theirs was noticably softer. The rooms LOOKED alike at first... More 

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

Dear Mrs. Jane, Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to complete our guest survey.I apologize that your experience was anything less than satisfying.Our goal is to not only meet the needs of each and every guest we serve, but to exceed your expectations to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible.It is our hope... More 

South Lake Tahoe
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you don't need a lot of bells and whistles, just a nice comfortable place to stay the night, this is a good choice. Nothing fancy here, but very adequate for the price! $60/nite for 2 adults with King bed. A nice sized room, good fast wifi, TV (flat screen), living room style comfy chair, a work desk and chair,... More 

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

Dear Sir, Thank you for staying at our Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay,and thank you for giving us an opportunity to show you our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You, Sincerely Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

In general from a road warriors standpoint not bad. The end table top surface, the microwave side and the refrigerator side could have been cleaner. The bed was clean, it was quiet, and the water was hot for a shower. Worth a quick sleep and back on the road. Mr. Shaw the mgr. acknowledged the issues. Didn't do anything for... More 

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

Dear Mr. Buller, Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to complete our guest survey.I apologize that your experience was anything less than satisfying. Our goal is to not only meet the needs of each and every guest we serve,but to exceed your expectations to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible.It is our hope... More 

Lexington, Oklahoma
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This was a nice hotel clean nice shower bed was good we had a 32ft bumper pull was told had plenty of parking luckly it wasnt very busy because we had a struggle turning it around staff was friendly will stay again but not loaded with a trailer. Good TV channels.

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

Dear Mr. Harper, Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to complete our guest survey.We are happy to hear that you are pleased with your stay and thank you for giving us an opportunity to show our hospitality. Thanks again for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You. Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

Farmington, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Don't expect much in the way of customer service, an elevator to the second floor or plan to swim in the indoor pool (pretty cloudy when I was there), but for $55 a night (AAA) it couldn't be better. The large room was clean and recently remodeled, the bed was comfortable with plenty of pillows, the lamps were bright with... More 

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

Dear Mr.Veedubbr, Thank you for staying at our Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to complete our guest survey. Thank you for giving us an opportunity to show you our hospitality.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you. Sincerely Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More 

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