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Americas Best Value Inn

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1507 Interstate Highway 35 N, San Marcos, TX 78666
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Ranked #27 of 27 hotels in San Marcos
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  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there one night and it was the most disgusting room I've ever seen. Half the lights did not work. The carpet appears to not even been vacuumed. There were lots of trash behind the bed headboards. There was a giant dead roach in the tub. There were crumbs everywhere. The beds were very hard. I fully expect a... More

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Rockport, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

In San Marcos this weekend and attempted to book a disabled veteran in the Americas Best Value Inn. They do not give discounts to Veterans. This is the 3rd ABVI that refused Veteran discounts. Disappointing in so many ways. Just to let all you Vets know.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Horrible location for getting into the parking lot. Extremely overpriced for amenities provided. Internet does not work, it takes many tries to connect to the wifi, and once you have it is slower than 2400 bps dial up. Literally the worst hotel in the whole city, you will not be glad you stayed here. Front desk employees are rude and... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The entrance to this motel is on the one-way turn from IH 35 South feeder road to Aquarena Springs Drive. We were there for a family wedding an only stayed one night. The owner and employees are very nice. VERY HARD BEDS. The carpet in the room was VERY dirty. This is a VERY noisy location because it is RIGHT... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The bed was so hard we may as well have slept on the floor. There was no shampoo, no coffee, the clock did not work, the wi-fi only stayed connected a few minutes at a time. There was a used bar of soap in the shower and lots of hair on the floor. I went to the office to ask... More

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Medina, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I would not recommend my dog to stay here. The sheets smelled like urine, the mattress was 30+ years old, the springs in the mattress were broken, the furniture was broken, the hairdryer was a fire hazard. All together a complete and total dump. NOT RECOMMENDED to anybody!!

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Beaumont, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The rooms were disgusting. I don't know how this place has not been shut down by the health department. Arrived at about 7:00pm and paid the front desk for the rooms (4), then went and looked at the rooms. All 4 smelled awful. One had what appeared to be blood stains on the floor and other stains on the walls... More

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Kerrville, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

They stole my money. Paid on the spot, no reservation for a week, rooms were totally not acceptable and staff was rude. Did not stay ONE night yet they refused to credit my card! Paid for a whole week and used nothing at their hotel but received not one penny as a refund. They claimed they have a 'no refund'... More

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Conroe, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

spiders in bed faucet fell off when trying to use no fan in bathroom beds hard no padding on them rude owner cancelled next day before 11.00 am told no refund Pease do not book this place. go to howard johnson next door cheaper in price and clean clean .

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Kaleish, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay at our property. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you felt you experienced with us. There is never an excuse for providing anything less than great service. All claims against this property will be further investigated and corrected where necessary. I hope you will... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

The room is dated, the management/owners ambivalent. The air conditioner under performs and is very old. It is not even sufficient to cool the room all the way. The only cool spot is directly in front of the unit, and once you leave the foot or so radius, the rest of the room is humid and hot. This is not... More

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rubenreyes, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

I am so very sorry to see that you had less than a perfect experience during your stay, I have looked into all of the issues that you mentioned and have take care of them and will make sure that this does never happen again. I hope that you return so that I may show you the true meaning of... More

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Address: 1507 Interstate Highway 35 N, San Marcos, TX 78666
Location: United States > Texas > San Marcos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Americas Best Value Inn 1.5*
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Located halfway between San Antonio and Austin in beautiful Historic San Marcos, Texas, the Americas Best Value Inn is conveniently positioned along IH-35 for easy on and off highway access. This 2-story, exterior design property offers 33 tastefully decorated and nicely furnished guest rooms. All rooms come equipped with cable TV with HBO, free local calls, microwave, mini-fridge, workstation desk and Internet capabilities. We proudly offer our guests complimentary morning coffee brewed fresh in our Lobby. We are within close proximity to SW Texas State University, Wonder World, Outlet Stores and Aquarena Center. ... more   less 
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