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Budget Host Blue Jay Motel

5399 West Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
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Ranked #13 of 14 hotels in Salem
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I booked this hotel through Priceline as a stop through on my way south. The college graduation filled up the better hotels so this was my last option in the area. The motel is dated and looks like something from the 1970s. The room was dirty with dust piled up throughout. I killed multiple bugs in the one night I... More

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Hogansville, Georgia, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I was not happy when my husband stopped at this motel on our way home from Massachusetts, but, I have to admit it was better than I expected. The view of the mountains from the motel was absolutely beautiful. The rooms are dated, the towels are very thin, and no toiletries are provided; however, the room including the bathroom was... More

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Austin, TX
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26 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We paid $51+tax ($57) for four people. PROS: * Fairly clean (surprisingly) * In-room fridge & microwave * Almost a good value CONS: * Extremely dated * The clerk (whom I assume was the proprietor) was unfriendly and impolite. Had she smiled even once or not snapped at me I would have given this place an extra star. * $51... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Stayed here was a nightmare. WOULD NOT STAY HERE AGAIN!! The name and the place sounds great but ones you in you want to live the place smells very bud. This motel is one of the worse hotel i stain in my my life. The owner of this place need to demolish the building sorry but that is the true.... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Hospitality / Guest Service: Sucks. The older Indian lady at the front desk was apparently thinking she’s still in India. Pretty rude and confrontational. She wanted to charge my credit card $1 more – “because of all the credit card fees”. I declined. Obviously upset about the fact, she swiped my card through the terminal and threw it back to... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I dont care what you other people on here say about this motel, I thought it was OK. I have stayed in worse for sure. The heater was the ULTIMATE!! You couldnt leave it on 10 minutes before you had to turn it off! Yeah..its old...but my sheets were clean, shower was clean and the pressure would peel your dead... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

Stayed here en route back from Charlotte when I was overtired and needed a place to stay and the Holiday Inn Express on the way was booked up. Would not stay here again. Sheets, beds, and bathroom were outdated and needed improvement. There were cigarette burns and for some reason they put me in a smoking room when I asked... More

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greenville, sc
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2010

It took all night to get the motel room warm. The shower was the oldest, dirtiest shower i have ever seen. There was no shampoo or conditioner in the room, and when we asked the motel clerk she did not have any either. Just a old run down motel with horrible accomidations. i wouldnt stay here again for the price.

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new york
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010

the heat /air conditoner took all night to warm the room the matress was probaly from 1950 the sheets andblankets had cigreatte burns in them wall paper was peling and when the room warmed up the bugs came out of hybernation and were crauling on the walls! best to stay away and find another place to sleep!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
139 hotel reviews
345 helpful votes 345 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2009

I stayed here on a road trip through VA. I was drawn in by the huge neon sign, which was mostly working at that point. The rate I paid was a lot more reasonable than the $90-something quoted here. The building is probably from the mid-'50s. The rooms are reasonably large and clean, but the furnishings are rather worn. The... More

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Address: 5399 West Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
Location: United States > Virginia > Salem
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
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Ranked #13 of 14 hotels in Salem
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