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Americas Best Value Inn

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1722 N. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47404 (Formerly Country Hearth Inn Bloomington)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose the room based on the rate. Considered a slightly more expensive place nearby based on reviews, but I'll give just about any place a chance. First room we were given wasn't totally clean, in my opinion. I told front desk and they promptly apologized and got us into a different room. It was clean, had a comfortable bed... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

weird wacky place, different colors of paint of unknown reasons on parts unknown of wall. it smelled funny. i wish there was more to offer as far as breakfast was concerned. there was only frosted flakes, cheerios & chocolate doughnuts to eat. luckily, there's a steak n shake right across the street. i felt amaaaazing about saving $120 for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

It was pretty cheap, which is why we picked it. But the whole place felt run down. Parts of the counter in the bathroom has peeled off, you could see tons of rust. Both times they brought us towels they were stained/dirty. The staff overall was very friendly though.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

I would sleep in my car in the dead of January before staying here again. My kids feel the same way. The smell in the hallway was horrible. The room was smelly, with broken towel bars, exposed telephone wires coming out of the wall, and the heater blew cold air throughout most of the night.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Here is everything you need to know: they charge the entire cost of your stay upon check-in because they know as soon as you get to the room after check-in, you will come back to the front desk demanding a refund. This was exactly what happened to us a couple months ago. We asked for a refund because we were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Where to begin......... The front desk staff was incredibly friendly, so I'll give them that. It was almost as if they were completely unaware of the poor quality of the rooms within their establishment. Typically if a place is cheap, I just assume it will be simple and outdated, but not broken down and barely functional. Our room seemed as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Got there for bass tournament and went to sit down as soon as we got there and put my hand in urine...and trust me was urine cause i smelled it..There was a big wet spot in mattress that soaked thru top sheet and comforter..Called front desk immediately and manager came up and said it wasnt urine and wouldnt even smell... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I forget when my boyfriend and I stayed there, but the first time we stayed there they told us a check out time. Well the next morning they came earlier then what they said. We tried getting our stuff packed and they wouldn't give us a chance, they kept knocking on the door telling us to get out and my... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This hotel is in need for extensive renovation. The rooms are old, the television in the room is from the 1980's and the color is almost non-existent, the towels are like sandpaper, the toilet paper is like newspaper, there is no iron in the room, there is no hair dryer in the room, and the bed is as hard as... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Room decor is outdated. Security is a joke. Bed was so hard I would have got a better night sleep on the floor. Finding a working outlet in room was near impossible. Water pressure in shower was minimal, hardly rinsed soap off. Breakfast was beyond being a joke. Don't even think about a pool - I guess it's to expensive... More 

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