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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1606 West Fayette Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Effingham)
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Ranked #11 of 20 hotels in Effingham
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visually impressive: no Sufficiently clean: yes Room had a mini fridge, microwave and a VCR. Office appeared to have a selection of movies available. Coin laundry. Electric outlets in room were scarce. Cigarette smoke smell present in halfway but not noticeable in room. Beds were firm. There was a variety of pillow types. Breakfast was 2 types of cereal. A... More

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

Dear Guest. Thank you for staying at the Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.We are happy to hear that you are pleased with your stay.Thanks again for staying with us.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You. GM Kanaiyalal Shah 2173424667 More

Ohio
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
30 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here last night as we were traveling home from vacation. We requested a non smoking room...but as we walked down the corridor, it reeked of cigarette smoke. We opened the windows of our room to air the room out as even the supposedly non smoking room smelled somewhat of smoke. The room was decorated fairly... More

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

Dear Guest, 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.Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us.Please know that your comments and issues will be addressed. It is our hope that you will give us another opportunity to serve you again.I apologize... More

Pittsburgh, PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Four of us stayed at this motel in two rooms. Both rooms - one with a king bed and the other with 2 queens -- were large, clean, and very comfortable. We had no trouble locating the property and it was really quiet, in spite of being so close to the interstate. Checking in and checking out were easy. Breakfast... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to complete our guest survey. We are happy that you are pleased with your stay.Thanks again for staying with us.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you. Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed here on our way to Michigan.It was very nice. There was an indoor heated pool and the management was very nice and helpful.We have stayed at Americas Best Value inns before but this was the best one that we have ever stayed at.The room was very large and clean and included everything, microwave, ref. iron , coffee etc.The... More

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

Dear Mrs. Irmiee, 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

Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This motel is a little difficult to find, we drove by it and had to backtrack when getting off the freeway. It is located behind you when you get off the freeway and there are no signs directing you. Room was clean and comfy, but a strange smell in the hallways. We suspect that the owners live on the property... More

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

Dear Mrs. Cindy, 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 that you are pleased with your stay.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You Sincerely. Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More

Aberdeen, South Dakota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This hotel was quite the surprise when I walked through the door of my room. It was late when I checked in and early when I had to leave, but while I was there it was nothing but relaxing. This hotel really takes pride in the furnishment of their rooms. The bed was choice, the furniture was not like the... More

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

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

Charlotte, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We have stayed here on our way from Michigan to Texas and back. It is a good value, is clean and comfortable. Nice, firm king size bed, tv with many channels available. Decent continental breakfast. No elevator, so if you stay on the second floor, be prepared to haul your luggage up the stairs. Overall good value, we will be... More

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

Dear Mrs. Lori, Thank you for staying at the Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.We are happy that you are pleased with your stay. Thanks again for staying with us.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You. Sincerely Kanaiyalal Shah GM 2173424667 More

Minocqua
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We stayed here on our drive to Florida. The location was good and overall it was a good value. We arrived late and the one thing I thought was strange is that the door at the back of the hotel was locked and we couldn't even use our card to get in to bring our luggage in. I like that... 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. We are happy that you were pleased with your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.Thank you for giving us an opportunity to show you our hospitality. Thank You. Sincerely. G.M. 2173424667 More

La Grange, KY
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

America's Best Inn is a great value. I paid $45.00 + tax (AAA rate); regular rate is $55.00, still a good value. They have clean rooms with good wi-fi, microwave, fridge, and a decent TV with a good selection of channels. I believe the entire property is smoke-free. They also have an indoor swimming pool. The breakfast is good, and... More

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

Dear Mr.Jerry, Thank you for staying at Americas Best Value Inn. We are happy to hear that you are pleased with your stay. Thank you for giving us an opportunity to show our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You, Kanaiyalal Shah G.M. 2173424667 More

Fountain, Colorado
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This hotel has a courteous staff. It also has nice clean functional rooms, with comfortable beds and they provide a great breakfast. This was one of the least expensive places we stayed and certainly one of the best! I heartily recommend this a a great place to stay while traveling through Illinois.

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

Mr. David, 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

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Address: 1606 West Fayette Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Effingham)
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Location: United States > Illinois > Effingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
Effingham Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Effingham

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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2 story interior corridor. Heated indoor pool. Pet friendly (charge). Gas and diesel nearby. Restaurant nearby. FREE guest breakfast. FREE wi-fi. FREE car/truck/bus parking. I-57/70, exit 159. FEMA = IL 0020. Cable TV. Near Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site. ... more   less 
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