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Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   13710 East 42nd Terrace, Independence, MO 64055-4748
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014
Steve F Omaha, Nebraska
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room smelled musty and like it had been a smoking room. Carpet dirty with cigarette burns in them. Bathroom door stop was used as an ashtray. There was towel hanging behind bathroom curtain, who knows how long. It was discolored. The smoke detector was malfunctioning and personnel took it, but didn't have a replacement. So we were in a... More

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Kina G, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We want to apologize for your stay. Your room should have not been given to you in that state and we will be talking to our staff. We are also working on upgrading our rooms so we won't have issues like this again. We are truly sorry. More

Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had a very pleasent stay. I read mixed reviews about this hotel but we decided to go ahead and stay. As soon as we walked in the lobby we knew we chose the right place. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We walked into the room and it smelled nice and clean. Beds were nice and comfy, good water... More

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Kina G, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed every part of your stay. We can't wait to see you again at America's Best Value Inn in Independence! More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Did not live up to the 4 star rating. Smelled like had been a smoking room. Carpet dirty. Used towel hanging behind bathroom door. No hair dryer or Kleenex. Just did not feel clean. Bed and shower were ok. Room felt damp and moldy. Also a hole in wall between bed and bathroom.

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Kina G, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We want to apologize for all the issues regarding your stay. We have spoken to the staff and housekeeping to make sure our rooms are presented better and cleaned efficiently for our customers. This will never be an issue again. We are also doing some updates to our... More

Moberly, Missouri
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The room we received was on the upper level and had been recently remodeled. The room had no odd smell and was very clean. The A/C was nice and cold and there was a fridge and microwave in the room. Beds were pretty comfortable, too. Breakfast was small, but no more than what you would expect for a hotel like... More

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Kina G, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed it. We are working on some cosmetic changes and happy to see that you noticed a couple of them. We hope you choose us on your next visit to Kansas City! More

Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This hotel should have no stars. The room that I was given smelled like smoke so bad that I wouldn't even take my clothes into it. Also the sheets and comforter had burn marks in them. There was a party being thrown above our room with a bunch of shirtless guys whistling at my girl friend and yelled things at... More

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Kina G, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We want to apologize for your stay. We are speaking with staff about the odors and other guests asap! We want to get this fixed so we never have these issues again. Once again, we apologize. More

Sedalia, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Dirty shower curtain, no tissues in room, breakfast empty and dirty- looking-area,hard beds, small towels, toilet slow-flushing, extremely small bthrm, cheap price gets you cheap hotel, your choice.....check-in service was friendly though..

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Kina G, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We want to apologize for your stay. We strive for the best service and rooms. We are glad our staff took care of you but we are updating our rooms and will only provide the best. Once again, we apologize but we hope you will chose us again... More

Columbia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

I had many other hotels to choose from but I chose to stay here after reading the reviews. Motel looked as if it has recently been remodeled. Room was just what I needed. Beds were very comfy and the microwave and fridge were a big plus. Will return next time I am in town.

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
Kina G, Guest Relations Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad to hear not only you enjoyed your stay, but your rest in our beds as well. Very happy to see that our reviews led you to your decision to choose us. We hope... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

let me start off by saying that i had lost my only credit card. i called in advance to make sure i could still use the card even thugh i didnt have it i just needed to verify wih an id. i get there and they tell me they cant accept that payment so im angry at this point but... More

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Kina G, Marketing Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to review our hotel. We just want to apologize for your unpleasant stay. We pride ourselves on clean, comfortable rooms and exceptional customer service and we are truly sorry that you did not receive that. We have made several changes since your stay with us and we hope you are willing to give... More

2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for one night passing through the Midwest on a cross country trip. The location is great; right off the highway and close to shops and restaurants. I paid in advance but they lost my reservation. Then their computer encountered issues, causing the check in process to be around 25 minutes.. Not awful, but still kind of a pain.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Kina G, Marketing Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. We are glad to here you enjoyed your stay with us and would stay again. We have made some changes to our breakfast that you may not want to skip next time! Thank you for your kind words and we at America's Best Value Inn hope to... More

Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I spend more than 50 nights per year in hotels/motels, almost all of them chosen with Tripadvisor guidance, so the only time I write a review nowadays is if I feel I have something significant to add, or if my opinion varies significantly from the norm. That's the situation here. On the plus side, the bed was comfortable. Nothing else... More

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Kina G, Marketing Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very disappointed to hear about your stay. We at America's Best Value Inn, pride ourselves on great rooms and amazing customer service. Our staff should have serviced you correctly and got you taken care of right away. A lot has changed at America's Best since your... More

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Address: 13710 East 42nd Terrace, Independence, MO 64055-4748
Location: United States > Missouri > Independence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City 2*
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Also Known As:
Red Roof Inn Independence
Independence Red Roof Inn

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