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Americas Best Value Inn-Independence-Kansas City

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13710 East 42nd Terrace, Independence, MO 64055-4748
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My best friend and I were in town from Austin, Texas for the much-anticipated One Direction concert. We were greeted by friendly staff and accommodated to check in early. I'll definitely give them an extra point for that! We were also greeted by major construction in and around the hotel property. Fine, improvements are always a plus. Just didn't expect... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice comfy beds. Big TV. clean.good breakfast. Staff is nice. Not to bad for the ,money. My only complaint is all the cops constantly making circles waiting to harrass someone. That's inependence police tho.

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Arnold, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was late, I left Lansing Kansas to find a room. 8 motels later American Best Value Inn was the only motel I could locate with an available room. It is located down the street from 3 other motels. Front desk after hours has a slide draw to hand over items. Difficult to hear desk clerk with drawer closed. Room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Bad area simply because the motels have degenerate occupants living in them. High crime / drug area. Room smelled like body odor, trash wasn't even emptied, poor lighting, and the cops actually raided one of the rooms. Breakfast was a joke.

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Wichita, Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This has to be the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. A lot of poor choices were clearly made in room 116. We couldn't check in for an hour because they had to clean this room, and I cannot imagine what it would have looked like had it not been "cleaned". There was nothing clean in this room but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

You get what you pay for. No dead bolt on the doors..not clean. Will not stay here again. A man knocked at my door. Said saw I was from Iowa and if I knew this other man from Iowa...very scary...did not feel safe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I stayed at the Drury Hotel in Kansas and the manager Curt Cerise was racially biased. I am white and covered in tattoos. I have many friends who are black. He was a snob and acted like he was better than us. This is NOT acceptable!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Well the room smelled musty and like wet dirty socks I was approached by a hooker in the parking lot Cleanliness is not their strong suit. I think from now on I'll keep driving It just wasn't a great stay or sleep. I would recommend only staying here if you must.

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Nevada, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

First off - the young lady that checked us in was AWESOME (sorry I didn't get her name) this hotel is adequate for a place to stay. Fairly, barely, clean. Bed was a bit hard. But the carpet was at the point of that yucky slimy walk with shoes on point. But in defense....they looked to be in the process... 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 currently upgrading our rooms for a more comfortable and updated stay for our guests. We are very pleased to hear that our staff was great and that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing America's Best Value Independence! More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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 

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