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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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New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I checked in to this hotel, found immediately that the bathroom sink did not drain and the drain cover in the center of the floor was loose. When I returned an hour later after asking that the problems be fixed, I discovered that the drain now worked--the floor drain cover was still disconnected--but that the entire wing of the hotel... More

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New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ugh....this room was the size of a walk in closet. It was dark and dingy and had a tv with about a 20 inch screen. I just about got to sleep after the soccer game on the lighted field ended behind the room when a freight train with about 100 cars came by (seemed like it was about 50 yards... More

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Jupiter, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing fancy. The rooms are small, but they are clean and comfortable and the employees were friendly and helpful. The heat worked fine. The train is noticeable, but not too bad. We walked to the Afghan restaurant nearby and had a great dinner.

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Dublin, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The 3 of us stayed March 5, 2014. The room was ice cold when we arrived. Immediately turned heat/ac unit on high heat. Left to give room time to warm. Came back 3 hrs later, room still not warm. No heat at all in bathroom. Heat unit finally got room warm. Did get a portable heater to go in bathroom.... More

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Floyd, VA
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This is an older motel that has been well kept over the years and has a wonderfully friendly and helpful staff. I recently stayed with them while my wife had major surgery at the UVA Medical Center and received a special discount. Be sure and mention if you're a "hospital family". The room was always clean and it was nice... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The staff there are very friendly and helpful. Considering the price, the rooms are simple and clean. The one drawback is that the property is backed up against an active freight line. The trains move slowly by at night, and you can count the number of cars by the number of clanks as the cross the joint in the tracks.... More

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Northern Virginia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

If you are interested in a cheap rate compared to other Charlottesville hotels that are close to the JPJ Arena and within walking distance from UVa campus, then this is for you. But you get what you pay for. Trade price and convenience with quality. The rooms are clean, but very small and spartan. The bathroom is especially small with... More

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Dumfries, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This is a bare minimum hotel and priced so. Don't expect posh for the minimal charge to stay. It is clean, decent, and has friendly staff. You get a microwave and refrigerator, so that was an unexpected bonus. Bring your shower bag, as you will get only a shampoo bottle and a bar of soap. Breakfast is meager, but ok.... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Great location--the property backs up to the Cavalier Marching Band's practice field and is an easy walk to Scott Stadium, JPJ and a nearby shopping center. Be aware, though, they jack the rates up on football game weekends (this past weekend was $188 per night with tax and had a 2-night minimum). The room was relatively clean but small; the... More

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Pittsburgh PA
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This motel is within easy walking distance of the Lawn the Corner, JPJ and Scott Stadium. Its not lavish by any means but clean and well run. My wife complains that there is no place to place your makeup and other devices in the bathroom while getting ready. Minor concerns when you consider that the room rates are much lower... More

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Also Known As:
Budget Hotel Charlottesville
Budget Hotel
Address: 140 Emmet Street North, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1729
Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome! Located at the University of Virginia, the Budget Inn welcomes you to Charlottesville and Central Virginia! Our central location is ideal walking distance to University of Virginia (Rotunda, Grounds and The Corner), John Paul Jones (JPJ) Arena, Scott Stadium, Klockner Stadium and Barracks Road Shops and Dining. A short drive will place you at Monticello, Ash Lawn, Michie Tavern, Vineyards and Historic Downtown Mall. The University of Virginia Hospital and medical facilities are a short dive distance. The Budget Inn offers complimentary Continental Breakfast, Wireless Internet, Local & Long Distance Calls (USA & Canada) and Cable TV. Fax and copy services available. ... more   less 
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