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Americas Best Value Inn Sands

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300 Clayton Road, Raton, NM 87740
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this motel a few times while traveling but this last time it just wasn't up to par with the previous times. For the price I was disappointed with the room. The carpet was clean, I think, but stained. I had a couple beetles in the room that I disposed of. But the so-called free breakfast was very... More 

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Simms, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the hotel we reserved "lost" our reservation, we pretty much had no choice but to stay here. When we first walked into the room, my curious 5-year-old opened the microwave and exclaimed, "There's food in here for us!" Yep, the previous occupant's burrito and food was left there. The bed felt nice and clean, but there were stains on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Managament sucked as bad as their food!!! I'll starve in desert before opening the door to this SUPER dive again!!! Passed thru Raton today with siblings! Ordered the Carnitas. If you like dried out, solid, burnt and plain horrible food then this place is for you! Brought this up to management. Their response was everybody who ordered this plate liked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Need a room for the night that allowed dogs. The staff was very friendly. The room was very large and spacious. Everything is a bit old and dated, but is clean. The price is reasonable, and they do offer a military discount.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

avoid this motel at all costs - dirty carpets, dirty linens so old you could see through them - old old mattress. it was very late and the other hotels were booked. lock on the window was questionable too.

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Fort Worth, TX
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The rooms are huge, clean, a little dated, but perfect for our needs. The price for the rooms were great for our family (as our teen were able to have their own room). A nice stop for our long day. The staff is very helpful and Kelley, at our check-in, was able to assist us change our room for optimal... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I'm an admitted price shopper, and in this area ABVI looked to be a good deal. I thought they were all new facilities, but this one is not. Guess the "Sands" in the name should have been a clue. But new or not, it is still a good deal. It is the traditional U-shaped motel where you park in front... More 

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Pampa, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Easy to find, friendly clerk. Room was very large, but despite entering that we had a dog when I made the computer reservations, the room had to be changed. The room was clean but aged, but the couch was unusable, leaving two table-type chairs. The beds were not well made (one had a droopy foundation cover, the other had none),... More 

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Elk City, Oklahoma
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98 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The cleanest hotel we have seen in a while.My wife entered the the hotel office of this hotel and was greeted with a very fresh scent in the air. Not to mention the warm greeting we had when we met the hotel staff. The room we were assigned to was very clean,and had all the items one would need for... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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82 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was overall pretty inexpensive even with the pet deposit, but it is an extremely old motel with very dated interiors. The oops was huge, but that put the 20" tube tv far enough away that I couldn't see it. Ac was off and never actually got the room comfortable, but did cool off. Good new is the sheets were... More 

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