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Americas Best Value Sandman Inn

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2410 East R Ave, La Grande, OR 97850
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mercer Island, Washington
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We often spend the night in La Grande on our way to Utah. This was our first stay at the Sandman and it has now become our favorite. The rooms have been recently redone. The bed was very comfortable, the decor pleasing, great flat screen tv, friendly staff, and quiet. We were on the second floor overlooking the front parking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Very noisy motel. Woke up 10-15 times a night. I let the desk know of my concerns. The door is really loud, all it might take is a sign letting patrons know to close the door slowly, she said she would make a note...limit didn't happen. Me stayed there three nights and this was on the second night.

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gm.silg, Manager at Americas Best Value Sandman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about America's Best Value in LaGrande, I do apologize about the outside door being to noisy, the staff did however place a sign on the door and let guests know that there are guest rooms by the door and to please not let the door slam. I will follow up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I travel all over the state and this is the first hotel that did not allow me to check in at 2pm. I worked all afternoon into the evening and it would have been very convenient for me to be able to at least check in and put my things in the room before working. The hotel was not busy... More 

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Brigham City, Utah, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Due to our late departure from Seattle by the time we reached La Grande we were so ready to be off the road, and get some sleep. It was about 10:00 P.M. when we pulled into the Super 8, Super 8 are usually reasonably priced, and clean, but in La Grande they wanted $150.00 for the night, not happening! So... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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377 reviews 377 reviews
54 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Stopped at this hotel very last minute and was greater late at night with a wonderful welcome and smile. The price was what pulled us in and we were very pleased! Very clean and comfortable hotel. Recommend it!

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gm.silg, General Manager at Americas Best Value Sandman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The staff at ABVI take pride in their work and hearing positive reviews as well as all reviews to help us meet all of our guests needs! Thank you for staying with us! More 

Eugene, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a basic hotel, to be sure. It recently got new carpets and fresh paint. The room was very clean and the bed was notably comfortable. The breakfast was ordinary at best, but I wasn't expecting any better. For the price, this is a good deal and way better than the older reviews suggested. Additionally, the desk staff was... More 

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gm.silg, General Manager at Americas Best Value Sandman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for ABVI. All of our staff enjoy reading all of our reviews as we learn from them all! Thank you for staying with us!! More 

Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have stayed at this motel several times on our way to and through LaGrande. We have always been mostly satisfied. The rooms are clean and the gal that normally checks us in is very friendly and helpful. On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014, we arrived and at check in, the gal (the one we normally get) told us that the... More 

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gm.silg, Manager at Americas Best Value Sandman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments about our hotel. We do have a nice breakfast, a 24 hour pool and hot tub and a newly renovated hotel. We're glad that you chose to stay with us when we know that you have many choices to choose from. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest while visiting... More 

omaha
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The hotel looked new (or newly remodeled) and the lobby and breakfast area was clean. Our room was very clean. Did not hear any noise from the hall or surrounding rooms. Breakfast was your typical continental fare but was good. Staff was friendly.

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gm.silg, Manager at Americas Best Value Sandman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, all of our staff enjoy reading all of them to better assist with meeting all of our guests needs! Thank you for staying with us!!! More 

Portland, OR
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Unfortunately, what is a very nice property becomes tainted when you look at your bank statement/credit card billling. This hotel has a nasty practice of pre-authorizing a significant portion of your stay immediately on the day of arrival BEFORE YOU EVEN CHECK IN! They also over bill your stay at check out 20% and when we called to complain stated... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This room was listed as a nonsmoking room but reeked of smoke. Had a poor continental breakfast with toast and bad muffins. Staff was not helpful they had to search for ten minutes to find our reservation. Would not come back here again!

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