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Americas Best Value Inn Gaylord

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2880 South Otsego Avenue, Gaylord, MI 49735
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Ranked #14 of 14 hotels in Gaylord
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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St clair shores
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bed bugs in the beds. Also, tiny blood splatters all over the walls as if someone had been murdered in there and be person who cleaned up after didn't do a great job. When we told the staff, who seemed to be a family, they were extremely creepy about it as if they already knew there were weird things happening... More

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Waterford, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed July 3-6 2014. Although our room did not have a fridge when we checked in, the man at the desk, Simon, went out and bought one brand new when we explained I needed one for my insulin. It was clean, quiet, very nice. We will definitely be staying again.

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Livonia, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not believe very many people have a good experience at this hotel. Walked in and waited for 15 minutes to have someone to even notice us waiting at the front desk...bad sign. Key cards failed often. Room was clean but blankets had holes in them. Light shade had hole in it. Light bulbs need to be replaced. Breakfast... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was super impressed with the professionalism and interest in our well being at this inn. Simon was very attentive to all details. I give him a 5 point rating on a 5 point scale. It was a pleasure to do business with him!

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Essexville, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Upon arrival we found the new manager sleeping on the front lobby couch, snoring loudly. We overlooked the renovations and mess all around at the time, but were unhappy that the pool area was out of order. The pool was dry and obviously had been for some time as the paper signs on the doors stating "Pool Closed" were old... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I have stayed here before, notice that the lobby and rooms have a strange smell now. Wish I would have know the pool was out of order, really needed the hot tub. Won't be staying here again if it doesn't get fixed.

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Central Lake, Michigan, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

My husband and I stayed in a jacuzzi room for a couples night away. Big mistake on our part. Our room was horrible. The jacuzzi power button was missing so we had to stick our finger in a hole to turn it on which I was not comfortable with, the heater had an element laying on the floor, our food... More

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Toledo, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We booked this room for a 3-night stay during a golf vacation in Gaylord. The room had a strange smell to it, the floor needed a deep cleaning, the entry doors were rusted through and didn't close properly. There was no security at all in the hotel at the entry doors or the doors to the pool area. We had... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This hotel is horrible. We stayed here over labor day weekend. The rooms were dirty,there were holes in the walls in the bathrooms, plaster peeling. Floors needing vacuuming. Pool was cold with liner messed up,hard on the feet. must have been a cheap fix to continue to use the pool. We would not go back. Also, the owner was a... More

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17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Hmm. Super nice staff, the rest errr... I found pretending to be camping helped get through our overnight stay. We were in the gaylord area visiting otsego state park for a family gathering and this was the closest motel. Upon arrival I was disturbed to see a deserted, near rubble motel merely feet away from the Americas Best building. Anyhow... More

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Address: 2880 South Otsego Avenue, Gaylord, MI 49735
Location: United States > Michigan > Otsego County > Gaylord
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn Gaylord 2*
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Royal Crest Hotel

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Americas Best Value Inn - Gaylord features 40 spacious guest rooms. All of our pet friendly guest rooms offer hi-speed Internet access, cable TV with HBO, microwaves, and mini-fridges. Other hotel amenities include a heated indoor pool, complimentary continental breakfast, coffee and tea available 24 hours a day in our lobby, and complimentary newspapers. We are looking forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 
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