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Comfort Inn Olde Town

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347 Effingham St, Portsmouth, VA 23704
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My fiancée and I stayed here for a total of three weeks commencing on January 3, 2014 while she was doing job training across the street. I was actually born just across the river in Norfolk, so the area is not unfamiliar to me. The staff was exceptional in general, while the building and the rooms have some wear and... More 

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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I really enjoyed concluding that this motel was run by a family that worked hard to provide good service. I have no complaints regarding this place. It strikes me, however, as being "centrally located" rather than near anything but a hospital located down the street.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stayed at this hotel while visiting family in the area. It's pretty quiet which is nice. The rooms are dated and worn, but the staff does seem to try hard to keep them clean. The bed was better than you'd expect given the overall quality of the property. The breakfast is very basic, very few options and nothing fresh... More 

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Butte, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The staff at this hotel is what makes this place special. They are very friendly and I was always greeted upon entering and leaving. The hotel itself is nothing special. Everything met my standards. With one exception, the bed, it is not very comfortable. I would recommend this hotel.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I used this hotel with my family for 5 days and it was decent. I would just like to share a story with you all. One day my dad took $200.00 dolars in cash and roled it up becouse he didnt want to let my mother know it was going to be my christmas present. As he went down the... More 

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Severn, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Stayed here after seeing many strongly positive reviews on other websites. It was nothing special. Clean but older room, adequate exercise room and small outdoor pool. Free hot breakfast was limited and ended at 9 AM on weekend mornings. The room was fairly quiet. Convenient location for visiting the Portsmouth waterfront or Norfolk. The elevator was broken during our two... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Booked a day out with girlfriends and stayed at this hotel. We booked the hotel off of the few reviews from this website. The reviews were OK but not terrible. The afternoon clerk was friendly and checked us in with easy, she even assisted us with directions to our destination, she was very helpful. The room had a old like... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My rewiew on this hotel is very good, it is based specially on the politness and good service of the clerk working there at the reception. Even the location is very good and prices not expensive. Luigi from Rome

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Roanoke, Virginia
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24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

room was decent but definitely dated was below average for a Comfort Inn but still clean w good breakfast and staff were very friendly, good pillows, firm bed, bathroom wasn't gross, would stay again because the price was good

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My fiance and I checked into this hotel after a long day in Norfolk. The hotel is in a poorer section of Portsmouth, with a lot of activity going on at 11pm on a Sunday. Parking was ample, luggage cart ancient, and check in quick. The front desk attendant was friendly, and the lobby was standard, not bad just not... More 

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