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American Inn

1950 East Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (Formerly Knights Inn Benton Harbor)
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  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is bit by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed in in 35 years of traveling. No air conditioning disgustingly filthy, the TV channels do not come in at all. The place reeks of marijuana and curry. I wouldn't take my dog to a kennel if it was this bad.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked online. Checked in to this "non smoking" hotel that wreaked of smoke. Opened our room door and left! Nasty! Wouldn't stay here if I was paid to stay! Light didn't work so we didn't get the full effect of nastiness I am sure!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Do NOT stay here as soon as we got in the room bed bug in the nasty sink in bathroom. Toilet so disgusting couldn't bring myself yi use. My husband got bed bug in cup took up to front desk they said it was not a bed bug they lied! They gave us a different more disgusting room we asked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Bathroom I couldn't see to put in my contacts. We were tired and desperate for a good bed....you'd think you go to a motel to get some rest...you'd think you could actually get a functional bed...go elsewhere.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place is filthy. Staff was fairly pleasant while checking in. I asked about my AAA discount and the lady snippily replied you already have a lower price than we would give you, because you booked online. The front lobby appeared clean. When I got to the room it smelled and upon inspection found mold in the bathroom, and the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

As the title says it's worth pretty much 0 stars so my family are on a vacation and we decide to go to this place and first thing right off the bat it is RIGHT next to a truck stop so you'll constantly hear the announcing and trucks passing by, then once we got our room the smell was horrid... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Filthy! Mattresses look like they were from dumpsters! Hairs on bedsheets, cigarette burn hole in mattress cover, dim light in bath, bath/shower both spray at same time, no stopper in sink, no remote for tv, stained walls, stained curtains,etc, etc..... Gave it one star because the room AC WORKED, (one speed)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were in a pinch trying to find something last minute and I booked this hotel. We stayed in room 320. It is semi-functional at best. The sheets were clean and beds were comfy. The A/C unit was working & the little bar fridge came in handy. When we requested 2 more towels, we were told that they were in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

... until I compared it to other motels I have rated as average and it didn't compare to those. It is a truck-stop motel. … measuring it by those standards it is an OK place. Did find a couple of maintenance issues. 1) There isn’t a door stop on the door so the handle and security lock have put holes... More 

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Farmington, MI
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We were late booking a hotel for the Benton Harbor Steelhead 1/2 Triathlon and this was the only hotel left. The room was dirty and falling apart. Not only were there possible health issues related to lack of cleanliness; there were safety issues related to electrical outlets and extension cords. DISGUSTING!

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