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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 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 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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Pontiac, IL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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South Lake Tahoe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
2 helpful votes 2 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 

La Crosse
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I did not have high expectations for the price ( less than $50 with weekday coupon) I was pleasantly surprised when I saw the Trip Advisor #1 plaque in the office. My room was clean, spacious and had fridge and microwave. No fancy linens or loads of toiletries, but adequate for a good nights sleep and refreshing shower. Typical waffles,... 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 

Chicago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed here last year for a few nights. I'm always weary of roadside motels but the low price swayed me to try it. I was pleasantly surprised. This was one of the cleanest motels I've stayed in. The front desk was very helpful and kind and the bathroom was spotless and stocked with soap and clean towels. The parking... More 

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

Dear Sir, 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 

Danville, IL
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I don't normally book at America's Best hotels because so many of them just are not up to my standards. We were staying one night and I read the reviews and thought it seemed ok. I was very pleasantly surprised. The lobby was small, but clean and attractive and the person that checked us in was very pleasant. Since we... More 

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

Dear Dawns, Thank you for Staying at the Americas Best Value Inn of Effingham.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, Bhanumati Shah GM 2173424667 More 

Mississippi
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211 reviews 211 reviews
22 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife found a coupon for this motel in a booklet she picked up at a rest stop on the road. The price was low (less than $50), and the description made the place sound wonderful for the price. Well, we quickly found that the amenities had been wildly overstated. The motel seemed really old and not recently renovated, the... More 

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

Dear Sir. Thank you for taking the time to complete our guest survey.I apologize that your experience was anything less then satisfying.It is our hope that you will give us another opportunity to serve you again.I apologize for the Inconvenience. Thank You, Bhanumati Shah GM 2173424667 More 

Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Clean and comfortable and very reasonably priced. Since it is a smoking and non-smoking facility, could faintly smell that fact in hallway, but didn't have problem with our non-smoking room. Breakfast was DIY waffles, cereal, juice, coffee, some fruit, quite acceptable since the room was what we were there for. Wi-Fi was easily accessed. Traveling to Canada from KS we... 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.Thanks again for staying with us.We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You, Bhanumati 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*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Effingham Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Effingham
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Effingham

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