Our experience was very similar to the other review, but I will give you a little education of how these Motel rooms are. The previous review was right in saying from the outside the place doesn't look half bad. The reason for staying at the motel was we were passing through Mobile on our way to a Bowl game and needed a place to stay for the night. As I walked to the Motel office I noticed it was closed and looked behind me at what was said to be the night office window. Which looks to be a direct window to where the owners or managers live with blinds pulled down so you can't see through them. They would only take cash for the night because she said the office was closed. I was given only one room key and headed up to my room.
Walking into the room, you instantly smell a damp musty aroma. Ok, turn on the AC and I can get by that. The walls have patches of different shades of paint all over them. The curtain is disgustingly dirty and is draped together by a plastic garbage bag. After removing the plastic garbage bag to release the whole curtain I notice that that I each ends of the curtain there were 3 rings broken so the whole curtain couldn't be extended out to cover the whole window unless you used your rig of some sort to do this. They did have a microwave and fridge but no alarm clock. we found this room very comical and knew that we could be in for a long night. We thought about trying to get a refund and just leaving and going to another motel room, but instantly remembered the no refund sign on the window. So we decided to stick it out.
When it came to the beds, we honestly did not want to even think about pulling back the comforter and looking at the sheets, but we did. All sheets and pillow cases you could tell were once white, but looked to have been used so many times they slowly faded into a cream or ivory color. Only minor stains though.
Looked for a BIBLE because everyone knows that a Hotel or Motel rooms comes with a Bible, but not here, even sweet little 8 lb. 6 ounce Baby Jesus did not come with this room.
Then comes the bathroom, yes the bathroom was insane. I mean it was BAD! There is about a 6 to 8 inch hole in the ceiling directly above the toilet. The door to the bathroom did not latch because the door handle was broken and the door was just off center. Their was no ventilation for the steam when taking a shower which is probably why the hole is in the ceiling, to let out the moisture, which now can only mean one thing, Black Mold. If you have never heard of Black Mold, do some research.
Also we were not there more than five minutes and there were immediately two cops outside talking to two gentlemen.
Pictures on the wall were never cleaned, they had a ton of some type of sticky residue like pop all over them.
Now comes the kicker.
After a night downtown at the bars, which the locals giggled about where we stayed at and said they were surprised when they gave us an amount for the whole night because they usually charge by the hour, and worrying about personal belongings in the room We got back to the rooms locked the deadbolt and room door and put up the door chain. The next morning at 8:00 am someone tried coming in the room with a key and was stopped by the door chain. I flew out of bed toward the door thinking about taking someone's head off. I opened the door and found out it was a janitor and after asking what the heck he was doing coming into people's rooms at 8:00 am he said he did not realize anyone was still in the room. He left and soon we packed our bags and left.
I have stayed at a lot of places over the years that have been pretty shady but this one surpasses them all. Nonetheless we did survive the night, with nothing missing.
Good luck to all!
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