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Americas Best Value Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   115 S Jack Kultgen Expressway, Waco, TX 76706 (Formerly Lexington Inn)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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cleburne
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel based on a stay at another ABVI in Albuquerque NM. While my room was ok, the amenities were poor. Advertised free WiFI but it was not working. The breakfast items were limited in selection and there were only 3 tables for a facility that probably has 200 + rooms. The facility maintence appears to be lacking. According... More

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Azle, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we got there the lobby was very impressive. Front staff was ok. We get to our room to rest for a bit and the room however was a different story. The middle of the bed sank in BADLY and as we sat down on the ends of the bed we literally rolled to the middle into each other. The... More

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Plano, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This hotel at first glance when walking into the lobby appeared pretty decent for the cheap price. However, once in the room, it became evident quickly that you get what you pay for. Curtains were made of thick rubbery material that had a moth-eaten appearance and hung crookedly. Windows were very dirty. Light came into the room around the door... More

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Terrell, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Ran out of breakfast both Saturday and Sunday mornings before 9:30. Clerk was totally indifferent. Ask for clean towels he wanted to hand them to me instead of house keeping and wash cloths were omitted. Not worth the money paid or service received.

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Waco, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Would highly recommend staying at this hotel. Breakfast was good. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The woman at the front desk (Debra) was very helpful in helping us restaurants and stores in the area. The breakfast was surprisingly good.

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Arlington, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Because of every other motel in Waco was booked, we stayed here. All we needed for the night before my mother's funeral was a clean room and decent bed. Only room available was the "Bluebonnet Suite" for $179. A terrible price for the worst motel I've stayed at in years. Our non-smoking room reeked of cigarettes. They don't seem to... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

On our way back from our Christmas vacation I stayed here for the night to stop. By the outside it looked very nice. If it had not been 10pm I would have checked right out and into a different hotel. It's as a would describe a man's hotel. The beds were the most uncomfortable things I have everslept on they... More

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I came to visit my daughter at Baylor and this was the perfect spot right across the highway. It also was really affordable! The front desk staff was really nice and helpful. Room was very clean and I had great wi-fi signal. Had a good night sleep but was pretty close to highway. I suggest getting a room on the... More

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Richardson, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We stayed at the America Best Value Inn for Baylor Homecoming 2013. The hotel is perfectly located for Baylor events. The room was a double queen and was very good. We had plenty of hot water. The free breakfast was not lavish, but very decent. The front desk, especially Debra, was wonderful and helpful. We needed extra towels and that... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My husband and I have stayed here many times over the past five years. When we first started we could not believe the deal we were getting for such a nice place. But over the years it has lost its shine. I hope they pick up soon because the location and price is perfect!

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Address: 115 S Jack Kultgen Expressway, Waco, TX 76706 (Formerly Lexington Inn)
Location: United States > Texas > Waco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Americas Best Value Inn and Suites University is a great choice for your next visit to Waco, Texas. This Waco hotel is located adjacent to the Baylor University Campus, 4 short blocks from the Waco Convention Center, 1 block from the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame and Museum, 4 quick blocks from the downtown area with the boutiques at the Shops at River Square Center, and within a short trip of many fine dining establishments. Start your day right with our delicious free continental breakfast available Monday-Friday 6am-9:30am and Saturday-Sunday 6am-10am. Breakfast items typically served include 2 types of cereal, pancakes, waffles, white/wheat bagels, white/wheat toast, butter, jelly, cream cheese, apple juice, orange juice, milk, and coffee. Free coffee is available in the lobby 24-hours/day. ... more   less 
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