We must have been given a room that was in the process of renovation. (Room 306). The room was very musty when we arrived, but we just opened the (what seemed to be new) window and turned on the pleasantly quiet air conditioning. The smell dissipated fairly quickly. The light on the phone was blinking upon arrival (we expected the traditional recorded welcome so many motels use these days) but the button was permanently depressed so we couldn't get the message. We covered the blinking light with the note pad. There was no flat-screen T.V. - not a big deal for us. But, there was a functional microwave and a small refrigerator.
The bathroom looked freshly tiled, but whoever painted it let the paint run down and pool in one of the corners. Also, though we had a non-smoking room, there was a cigarette stain on the toilet seat. And, maintenance people take note - the bathroom door could not be closed! (Also, spray a little WD-40 on that fan - it'll probably quiet right down.)
The ceiling in the room was obviously water damaged at some point and is in poor condition. The beds seemed fine though the covers and carpeting were really out-dated.
The highway is a little noisy and be forewarned - a hospital is nearby - we were wakened four times by sirens.
BTW: there is a great little family owned restaurant just west of the motel - Scottys - nice people and good food!
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