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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4201 Franklin Avenue, Waco, TX 76710
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Ranked #16 of 25 hotels in Waco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014
Jane V Abingdon, Illinois
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I checked with my grandson in the middle of a long trip and they advertised high speed internet....but it was only in lobby. The pool was the most hideous, flithy, disgusting I've ever seen and I travel alot for both work and pleasure...the room is old and furniture dirty and well worn.I will Never ever stay at a ABVI again!!!!!

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Abingdon, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This Motel is pretty rough around the edges. The walls were dirty and badly needed of paint. Carpet was dirty and old. Extremely tiny Bathroom and very outdated. Outdated TV but it did work. The Breakfast and Coffee was inedible and undrinkable but.....The beds were nice and comfortable...nice sheets and comforter...Housekeeping did a wonderful job everyday. I stayed for a... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

One night's stay was all we planned. The people-noise at night disrupted the needed rest and sleep. The "renovation" was difficult to see, but perhaps our room is the next to be done! Hesitant to try this brand again.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Not a bad place for the price. The free wifi when it worked was very very slow. It was a little loud next door. There were some dust balls on the coner of the walls. That being said the lady at the front desk who I assumed was the owner was very nice. When we got there we asked her... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Although they advertise that the rooms are newly renovated, we have been coming to this motel for 3 years and the rooms haven't improved. The carpets are filthy. My house shoes had to be put into a plastic bag and couldn't be worn again until they were washed and bleached. The bathroom smells moldy, the towels are threadbare, the ironing... More

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North Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We went for Baylor visit. Clean, comfortable, quiet. Price & location were just right! Night clerk friendly & helpful. Carb-loaded breakfast. Stayed on 2nd floor; had to call the clerk to get the heat on but stayed warm & cozy from then on.

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San Antonio, Tx
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

When we checked in to room 141 the roaches began to scurry. That was only the beginning. The rooms are dirty and reek of stale smoke. Carpets and furniture stained and greasy. We slept in our clothes the first night. We were bitten at least 10 times each by unknown insects. i took pics of anyone wants to see them.... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

We are very happy with the service and room what a great find this place is. It is painted nice the bath rooms are upgraded and I was really suprised at the value for the price. The only compliant was the tv is a box tv not a flat screen. The mini fridge was clean and ready for use.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

Wanted a motel with exterior doors. Read the reviews and decided to drive by. I guess they moved the van(previous photo review). The parking lot was clean. Our room is great. We have a king sized bed with a duvet cover(laundered between guest) more pillows than the Westin where we paid a lot more for a room. The owner was... More

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South Pasadena, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Stayed here on a trip from Dallas to San Antonio. Room was very clean and comfortable with a good amount of space. Internet connectivity was somewhat sporadic, but not really much of a problem. Complimentary breakfast was the usual cereal/pastry/toast with juice combo. Nothing special, but fine given the price. Only complaint was a hot rodder across the road working... More

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Address: 4201 Franklin Avenue, Waco, TX 76710
Location: United States > Texas > Waco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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