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Colwell Inn

501 W 1st St, Ritzville, WA 99169 (Formerly Colwell Americas Best Value Inn)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Missoula, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were at the end of our vacation and badly needed a place to stay. This was the last place avaliable from the tri-cities to spokane. My husband, cousin and I woke up with bed bugs crawling on our beds and small bites. Luckly my 11 month old daughter was in a pack in play and didn't get bitten. That... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My tours take me through Ritzville every four or six years. My last three visits have included stays at the Colwell Inn. It is neither new, flashy, nor ritzy but it is spacious and clean. If you have an RJ 45 connector on your computer, you may find the wired internet more convenient depending upon how far your room is... More 

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Powell, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Like Jake's, we stay here each time in the area; however, this time was most unpleasant and therefore disappointing. We got little sleep due to the pillows and mattress; it was and is fairly clean. They are good with the very nice towels, coffee, which we do not drink, and other amenities. It is a quiet inn so that is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was on a road trip with my husband and dog, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast. I needed a bed, shower and s place to sleep ASAP. So I went on bookings dot com and found this motel. The lady was really friendly checking me in. When I got to the room the floor was stained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I was heading to Spokane , I drove 5 hours from Kelowna. When it got dark the only place I could find was this place. The service and the room quality was surprisingly decent for a place practically in the middle of nowhere. overall I had a nice stay.

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Missoula, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

So unhappy holes in the wall, smelly very, very unfriendly and we mainly booked because our grandson age 6 was promised a pool (pool not in use for 2 yrs) even though it says it was open on their website. This is NOT the place to stay !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stayed here on our way to Spokane. The hotel was pet friendly and had nice areas for our dog. It is less expensive than other hotels I could find in town. This motel is under new management. The staff was very helpful. We were happy with our stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We drove 8 and a half hour while everything else was booked we knew this was the only hotel for miles and we show up he says I gave your room away I asked why he didn't call or anything and he didn't care never go here horrible place and even worse managment

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The manager was a lovely man who tried to make our stay comfortable. The beds were uncomfortable, the towels thin and scratchy and the door had a gap that allowed local creatures to wander in and out. The cooling did not work properly and was very loud. The pool had been drained and the wi-fi was too weak to use... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Travelling often for work, I mainly use small motels rather than big chains. First time at the Colwell, I was "greeted" by a woman yelling at her small children. Then the towels disappeared from my room while I was at the jobsite and when I asked about getting some clean towels that evening I was questioned as if I'd stolen... More 

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