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Guest House Salem

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1812 West Main Street, Salem, IL 62881 (Formerly GuestHouse Inn)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

O K, but reviews are not good since our stay. Decided against next stay there. Talk of bugs, which I am very careful of this since I work in Healthcare daily. I understand they spray every so often, but are they treating for the correct infestation. Heat is the only cure for some infestations.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This place is okay. They use bed bug mattress protesters which is good. The room was pretty clean. However there were some cigarette burns in the blankets. The shower need to be remodeled fast it looked very old very used I chose not to use it but that was just my preference. If your just on the road and need... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I just needed a room for the night as I was traveling from New Orleans to Chicago. I usually stay at Super 8's but the one in Salem had just run out 20 minutes prior to my arrival and this one was a little pricier than what I'm used to ($80). The front desk clerk recommended either the Comfort Inn... More 

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Clinton, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We were on our way to FL and needed a place to stop and sleep. We tried several hotels over the previous 3 towns and none had availability. This was the first hotel with availability. The front desk lady was very nice- it was about 2:30am and she gave us a room for $65. We got to the room with... More 

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Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

First I would like to Apologize for your stay. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Reviews are one way we can find out here is a problem and then correct the problem. I would like to track down the right person who cleaned room 203 that you stayed in only the last day I had that room rented... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for work, not by choice. Wear shoes in the room, carpets are stained. Refrigerators and microwaves in some rooms, not in the one I was in. Pool is dirty. New tile around sink and bathroom, great water pressure and lady at front desk is extremely helpful and nice. Only 10 channels on TV.

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Thank Donald C
Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are an older property that is starting to update, so far we now have microwaves and refrigerators in rooms along with 40" HD TV's. We are in the process of getting a new Cable provider with more channels. Unfortunately this all wasn't during your stay. We would like you to come and stay with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

We were on our way to Arkansas from Michigan and we called the hotel and they had a room for 4 adults and 2 dogs. The room was clean and a great price for the area. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who needs a clean place to lay your head for the night. The attached dennys and bar... More 

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Pat E, Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

We are so happy you choose to stay with us. Please keep us in mind if your travel plans ever bring you back this way. Thank you for your review. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Our family just needed a place to spend the night, and GuestHouse Inn was perfect. Floors, bathroom and linens were clean; beds were comfortable; the television works. The area feels safe & it's convenient to have the Denny's right next door. It was snowing, and we could walk from our room to the restaurant under awnings, keeping our baby dry.... More 

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Thank Mark S
Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

We are so delighted that you choose to stay with us and would love for you to come see us again. Have a great day and Wonderful Holidays. More 

Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I was skeptical of this motel after reading the two reviews that mention bedbugs, but decided to stop by anyway as the price was much lower than the two major chain motels nearby. We asked if we could see the room before staying there. We checked it out and it was VERY clean, but not modern or stylish at all.... More 

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Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. If you ever travel this way again we hope you choose to stay with us. More 

Southaven, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was a little hesitant about booking a room at this motel because of the "bed bug" review but decided not to let one bad review sway me. The room was not only affordable but also very clean. If you are looking for a motel with the latest decor, you might want to skip this motel. As the other reviewer... More 

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Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're happy you enjoyed your stay. If your travel plans bring you this way again we hope you will choose to stay with us again. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Traveled from out of state to Salem for a funeral - tub dirty, carpet old and dirty, bed actually pretty comfortable until I woke up the next morning with adut bed bugs crawling on me!!! When I called to tell them they just said, "OK, we'll give you a refund". They obviously knew they had bed bugs - did not... More 

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Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

On behalf of Guesthouse Inn, I would like to thank you for taking time out of your busy day to fill out a review. I want to apologize to you for your experience at our hotel. On your housekeeping concerns we presented to the housekeeping staff as to what needs to be improved on. We do have an Exterminating Company... More 

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