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Americas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   500 Executive Center Boulevard, El Paso, TX 79902 (Formerly Ramada Inn University)
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Ranked #56 of 78 hotels in El Paso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Pattaya, Thailand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I stopped here after a long days drive from Houston, on my way to Los Angeles. I arrived late and just wanted to put my head down for the next leg of the drive the next day. The staff were polite and very helpful. Like the title says this is perfect for heading west as it sits right on the... More

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Brian P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

I personally know that the drive from Houston can be miserable, possibly +10 hours. I'm glad everything went as smooth as it did with you at our motel. I hope on your way back you can stay with us again. Safe travels. More

Nome, Alaska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This hotel is perfect for the price. The typical hotel whiners should just stay home. I paid $39 a night for 4 nights, and loved it. The rooms are big, clean, comfortable, quiet, and the wifi was great. The free breakfast far exceeded my expectations. I will definitely stay here again. Absolutely perfect location also.

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Brian P, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate that you gave us a great review. We try our best to keep our rates affordable at the same time striving to accomplish great customer service. I hope you stay with us again in the future. More

McCamey, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The room was clean and in good shape. The staff was friendly and helpful. Everything we needed was close to the motel. Will stay in this motel again and would recommend it to anyone looking for a room you don't need to spend an arm and a leg for.

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Brian P, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! We do emphasize how close we are to a lot of places. I really think that is one of our greatest strengths as a motel in El Paso. Thanks for staying with us! More

Lynchburg, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Dirty being kind the place was scary smells dirty cheap. I would not stay there if it was free. I could not find a single thing to say that was good about the place. we gao up in the morning and left as soon as we could get dressed.

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Brian P, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

We apologize your stay wasn't as expected. We try our best to make everyone's accommodation as comfortable as can be. Sometimes expectations are not met and so we strive everyday to improve from our mistakes. I personally hope you can come in next time and ask for me, that way we can resolve some of the issues that you had.... More

Townsville, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The staff were helpful. The location just off the highway was handy for our one night stopover. Walking distance to great food joint. However, there was a very strong smell of raw sewerage around the hotel and in the room. We found if we pushed the plugs down in the bath and sink and shut the toilet door, we were... More

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Brian P, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

I apologize you had a disdain smell that you came across. It must have been from us cleaning that day. We hope everything else was fine. Hopefully we'll see you again in the near future! More

Bogota, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Well, this hotel has been more than expected for the money I spent... Obviously everything was not perfect but very good... The staff was very friendly, perfect english and spanish speakers (you know El Paso is almost Juarez), so helpful and very commited to help you... There's no any complaint about... The location is good, close to 14 and 15... More

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Brian P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad that your stay was comfortable. Hopefully we'll see you again in the near future! More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Big hotel that was under another flag originally. The room was clean, the staff was very friendly and outgoing. The area looks a little rough but I felt totally safe during the two nights that I was there. No problems having my assistance dog there either! :)

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Brian P, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad your stay was positive! We try to accommodate for pets as well. I know how hard it is to travel with a dog, I have two! Thank you for staying with us, please come back anytime. Fare travels, More

Alamo, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The Wi-Fi in the rooms wasn't working. The room was dirty, the carpet was stained all over the place and it smelled horrible. The pool was closed all the time. There's a stupid rule about leaving a 5 dollar deposit to use the Jacuzzi like really? If we're paying for the room it should include all the amenities for free... More

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Brian P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Diana, First off I want to apologize that you didn't have a pleasant stay, that's really not what we're really about! Everyone at the hotel, strives to their best in every way. Certainly some of the things are out of reach for us, such as the limited breakfast items. We do offer breakfast for free, so we do our best... More

Wawona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This wasn't as nice as it was advertised nor did the photos match the level of maintenance. The location was somewhat industrial and I worried about my car getting broken into all night. The place wasn't kept up very well, people who didn't appear to be staying at the hotel were hanging out in the parking lots while leaving stones... More

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Brian P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

Donna, From the entire staff, we are truly sorry that your stay wasn't pleasant. I'd like to apologize as the manager for this. The particular night that you stayed in was the night of a card game tournament we were hosting. We had tons of people come out for the tournament including those who weren't staying at the hotel. The... More

North Ogden, UT
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were so disappointed with our stay there. We reserved a room for a few days there on-line. Which was a big mistake. The on-line pics made the hotel look great, when in fact it was crappy. The hallway smelled of mildew & the rug was so dirty. Our room smelled like it hadn't been used for years and had... More

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Brian P, Owner at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review

We understand your dissatisfaction and as the owner I'd like to get to the bottom of this. I have personally been keeping a close eye on maintenance problems throughout the hotel. Since your stay from July, we have undergone major improvements including shampooing the carpet and making repairs in each hotel room. I hope you can give us another chance... More

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Address: 500 Executive Center Boulevard, El Paso, TX 79902 (Formerly Ramada Inn University)
Location: United States > Texas > El Paso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn and Suites El Paso, located in the western tip of Texas where Texas, New Mexico, and Old Mexico meet. El Paso is the largest international metroplex in the world and seamlessly blends cultures and traditions. Exploring is easy with our location just off of I-10 Exit 16. We are close to the University of Texas El Paso, Sun Bowl Stadium, Cohen Stadium, and Zin Valle Vineyards. For some quality family time, make sure to visit nearby Wet 'n' Wild Water World, Bob-O's Family Fun Center, and Western Playland. Enjoy a delicious bite to eat at one of our local restaurants including Los Gallegos, Como's No 1 Italian Restaurant, and State Line Smokehouse and Grill. ... more   less 
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