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Americas Best Value Inn Sands

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   300 Clayton Road, Raton, NM 87740
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Ranked #10 of 19 hotels in Raton
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lucille F Albuquerque, New Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newark, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just a pass thru for our drive to CO from TX. The rooms are pretty spacious but everything inside is pretty dated. The pillow and bed covers are old and some had even rips and tears. Breakfast was basic and the town around it is very sleepy, so dont expect much in terms of food choices.

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Dallas, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The lady at checkin was nice. I gave this property a low rating as the pool and the hot tub were closed and this was not indicated at the time of my reservation. The room had a terrible aroma of bug spray. The bed was really hard and the pillows weren't much better. everytime that you moved the headboard bumped... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: good price spacious suite, clean, well-maintained friendly helpful staff quick easy late night checkin good free breakfast: cereal, pastries, bagels, cream cheese, hard boiled eggs, yogurt separate living and sleeping rooms sink outside bathroom with large counter for shared use. convenient location accessible from freeway Cons: old single small television pool and hot tub closed (ADA requirements)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Definitely a 1.5 - 2 star motel, but for the price, I have no real complaints. Pros: *polite staff *ample-sized room *clean, even though old *quiet *air conditioner worked fine *refrigerator and microwave in room *continental breakfast included Cons: *very limited parking if you're pulling a trailer *bath/shower caulking moldy (in fairness, though, no more so than a typical home... More

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Palestine, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

After driving 12 hours, my husband and I had a reservation here. We were tired or we would have left. The carpet was dirty and I had to wear my shoes to cross the room. There were dead and flying bugs in the room. The bathroom floor was sticky and the window sill was dusty so It left marks in... More

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fort worth
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I were stopping through on our way back home to Tx. He read the reviews and thought he would save a few $. Well I refused to stay, and they refused any type of refund. We were there 5 mins and left. It had a tube tv, stains all over the out dated carpet. A window unit... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is an older motel that has been kept up very well. Was so surprised at the size of the room - very large with two double beds, good sized refrigerator and nice sized table and chairs - with plenty of room to move around in. The beds were really comfortable and price is reasonable. This place is pet friendly... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Other reviews were right on. This place was super clean, very quiet and so reasonably priced. The room smelled nice and fresh. Bathroom was spotless. The room was huge by today's standards. we had two double beds and tons of room to walk around. And, it had two sinks with a big countertop. I have never seen this in any... More

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Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Very large nice room. It was clean and quiet. The bed was really comfortable and nice sheets and pillows. The price was very reasonable. It was the first time we had stayed at this chain and we will again. The staff was welcoming and friendly too. The breakfast was basic continental.

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69 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stopped here while driving from Texas to Colorado. The roads were bad and a lot of hotels were sold out. This one is pet friendly. We slept OK & the room was clean. Wouldn't stay here longer than 1 night though.

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Address: 300 Clayton Road, Raton, NM 87740
Location: United States > New Mexico > Raton
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Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn Sands 2*
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