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“Noisy and not good value for money” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Americas Best Value Inn Hotel Visalia

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Americas Best Value Inn Hotel Visalia
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   623 West Main Street, Visalia, CA 93291 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)   |  
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Ranked #14 of 14 Hotels in Visalia
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Noisy and not good value for money”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here while passing through down to the Kings Canyon and I can honestly say I had a horrible nights sleep. There was noise until about 3am and I thought there was a party outside the door. The rooms are dated but they are clean and the shower was hot. Far too over priced!

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This place is dirty, smelly, full of stains on the walls and doors. No face towels, bath towels had basicaly no threds left, bathroom moldy and dirty. I swear that my bed sheets and pillow cases were not washed. No hair drier only wires sticking out of the wall. The outside hallways are fool of stains smells of urine. Internet kept disconnecting. I asked for an extra blanket and I was told by a rude staff to turn the heat on. No extra blanket. The stink of the room was unbearable. This was the worst hotel ever that we stayed at. We could not wait long enough to leave the next day as fast as possible.
This place should be shut down. Stay away. We did not feel safe in this place.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Weimar, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Had to give it one star because they offer scores lower then that. It was the worst and sleaziest hotel I have ever stayed at. If the health department or OSHA visited this hotel it would be shut down. Electrical outlets unsafe, beds and sheets were nasty, only two towels and one hand towel, no face cloths and they had nasty looking stains in them. The walls were through out the hole room were disgusting, they were black in areas and had food / soda stains and other things on them I could not even describe. The bathroom floor tile moved when you walked in it making feel like I was going to fall through the floor. There advertised breakfast was from 730 am to 830 am , one hour and was coffee and some type of banish. I was afraid to even try either one because of everything else I had seen and experienced there. When I turned in my key the person behind the desk gave a smile and a thumbs up. I just shock my head and walked out. I have worked and managed hotels for 17 years and this was just the worst I have ever seen.

Stayed October 2013
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Near downtown Visalia being its only plus point, this hotel is basic in the extreme. Cost $60 for the room and breakfast which consisted of a wrapped sugary bun, orange squash and coffee with sprinkled milk powder.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles
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7 hotel reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Okay, I'll start with the good things: the woman who checked us in was kind and helpful; the bed was clean and comfortable; the motel is located in a decent part of town. Now on to the disadvantages...unfortunately the bathroom was gross. The floor tiles shifted under your feet as you walked across them. The sink counter had multiple stains of various colors on it. The ceiling had multiple cracks running across it. The worst, however, was the shower. The grout was crumbling and dirty looking and its floor looked grungy. My daughter refused to take a shower even though we'd been hiking earlier that day at Pinnacle National Park. I'm really not that picky, but if a bathroom is in such bad repair that it's hard to tell if it's clean or not, it's time to redo it.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Frisco, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This place was of a very bad quality compared to other $50/night motels.

The room was significantly dirty, the "non-smoking" room smelled like cigarette smoke and there was a cigarette burn in the sheets, there were a few large cockroaches, the pillows were very lumpy, there were no hand towels or wash cloths at first (housekeeping did bring them on a later day of my stay), the bathroom had black mold, the maintenance was very poor with several appliances being broken, the lights by the bed didn't work, the only light in the room was motion-activated so it kept turning off while I was trying to work, and the wifi kept turning on and off.

In addition, a staff member tried to barge into my room without knocking or announcing himself/herself, and only the latch on the door stopped them. I wasn't even dressed at the time, and when I got dressed and came out, they were gone, without any apology or explanation.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Temecula, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

worst hotel every stayed in very dirty no hot water bad so called breakfest had my labtop in my room came back someone played with it next day took out the battery left on table came back battery was in lab top and had a virus on it went to the front office told them they said maybe one of the maids did it that all they said did not care bed saged in the middle wood floors very sticky would never stay their rather sleep in the car

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn Hotel Visalia

Address: 623 West Main Street, Visalia, CA 93291 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
Location: United States > California > Visalia
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 14 Hotels in Visalia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn Hotel Visalia 2*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This Visalia hotel is located in downtown Visalia - walking distance to restaurants, bars, the Visalia Convention Center, and the Visalia Police Department. Stay at this hotel on your visit to Visalia. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Inn Visalia
Visalia Rodeway Inn

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