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Budget Inn

2.0 of 5 140 Emmet Street North, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1729
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just stopped one night there while crossing Virginia. Classical motel, however easy to reach and nicely located close to University (you may reach UVA by foot). Rooms somewhat oldish, but clean and operational (just a problem with the door very difficult to open). Parking places available. Good breakfast.

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Missoula, Montana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We return to the Charlottesville Budget Inn whenever we're in town and recommend it for its location close to downtown and the University and for its very helpful staff. The housekeeping team is both efficient and friendly as are the people at front desk. The beds are very comfortable. The other furnishings are basic, but, for us, everything we need... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I made arrangements a month in advance for a band playing at our son's evening wedding reception in Charlottesville to stay at the hotel at our expense. I then stopped by the morning of the wedding to make sure all was ready for their arrival. When the band arrived, the person at the desk knew nothing about it and refused... More 

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La Grange, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

this is a very small hotel on the edge of U of VA. So close that a practice field was out our back window. Only problem we had was the marching band practicing 2-3 hours when we first arrived. Made it difficult to nap. Thankfully that stopped by the time we got back from dinner. Room was smaller but adequate... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Charlottesville hotel prices have been rising steadily over the past few years and it is nice to find a small hotel which does not make a hole in your wallet. This is it. Much nicer than expected I paid for 3 nights what it would have cost me for one elsewhere in town. Rooms were basic but clean. Free internet... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

It sucked. Never staying here again.... Even if it was the last place on Earth to stay. I would rather sleep on rocks than that bed. I might as well stand right next to the train tracks all day. It was good in location though. I can definitely see why they call it the Budget inn.

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INCAAM, Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

Dear ReviewMaster999, I thank you for the review and apologize for not meeting your expectations. I welcome your "Bad" - Stayed Sept 2013 review (received 09/01/14) however, your concerns would have been appreciated at the property level but you choose otherwise. Please contact me at 434.293.5141 to further discuss your experience. General Manager Budget Inn Charlottesville More 

State College, PA, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I booked a room here because my boyfriend and I were traveling through VA and looking for an inexpensive place to stay. Once we got there, I realized (being unfamiliar with C-ville) it was a little further outside of downtown than I thought it would be, but that was not a big deal for me since we were really just... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed in Charlottesville on day 7 of a 11 day tour of Virginia. It was the only hotel not booked before the start of our trip but rather a reservation made the night before our arrival based on our fluid route. We were very happy with our choice. Upon arrival our room was ready and the desk clerk was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews 219 reviews
54 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I don’t know if it’s all rooms, but ours had a super nice shower and a pleasant green view complete with cuddly groundhogs out back. There was a microwave, mini fridge, and motion-detecting ventilation in the bathroom. Clean, friendly, and walkable (if you’re fit) to campus attractions. Happy with our choice.

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River Vale, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This poorly kept hotel is right next to University of VA campus. Called them from campus and the manager in broken poor English could not give me directions. Fortunately (Or not) a student told me where to go. Upon arrival the desk clerk(again hard to understand) told me my rooms were not what I had booked. Instead of 2 single... More 

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INCAAM, Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

Dear wjones239, I thank you for the review and apologize for not meeting your expectations. I welcome your "Budget Inn from hell " - Stayed August 2014 review however, your concerns would have been appreciated at the property level but you choose otherwise. I personally assisted you at check-out and would have appreciated the opportunity to address your concerns. With... More 

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Address: 140 Emmet Street North, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1729
Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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