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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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Toronto, Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 

La Crosse
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 

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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
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Effingham

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