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“An Outdoor Pool in Salina” 3 of 5 stars
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Americas Best Value Inn
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2403 S 9th St, Salina, KS 67401   |  
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Ranked #24 of 30 Hotels in Salina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“An Outdoor Pool in Salina”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The Americas Best Value Inn in Salina has one of the few outdoor pools in town -- refreshing on a summer's day. The rooms at this older establishment (a relic from Howard Johsons heyday) have been nicely renovated, are reasonably clean and come at an affordable price. A modest continental breakfast is provided and pets are allowed. Shopping is close by as well as several restaurants. In short, good for a one night stay.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

While searching for rooms for four workers for 2 weeks in Salina I came across this motel because it was cheap. After disregarding reviews about the rude owner/manager I booked them anyway. Upon arrival it appeared to be filthy and the manager insisted that I pay the entire 2 weeks in advance with no refund or adjustments. When I said I was uncomfortable with that agreement He became extremely rude and got in my face about how he doesn't work for charity. I believe he knew that few customers would stay more than a single night let alone 2 weeks. Better bring your own clean sheets.

Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012 via mobile

Unable to understand the staff. Thankfully they find allow my dog. I was thankful it was by places to go for entertainment and food. Not bad on price either. And it was clean. Plus I am thankful for the lock boxes they had in the room.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Odessa, MO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Nothing fancy about this motel, but for one night it was OK. The clerk was extremely friendly and helpful. The room had a musty smell so we lit a candle to cover it. The bed was comfortable. The motel was close to several restaurants.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Medford
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

The young lady at the counter was friendly but the owner had an attitude problem. We were not allowed to view the room prior to registering due to state law. The furniture was old, light in color with the decoration of crayon by some aspiring young artist. The carpet was dirty and there were two spiders. We asked to have the room changed and we were accommodated. My husband forgot to return to original room key and the owner called to inquire. I apologized and told her that I would bring it to her. She said she would come to get it. When she arrived, she had a nasty look on her face and asked about the spiders (their location, etc.) because she checked and could not find them. Her attitude and tone were far from pleasant. I wouldn't stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Jackson, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Rooms were updated and staff was very helpful. The location is great as it is close to restaurants and shopping centers. The outside of the hotel needed some work but once you got into the room it was a nice surprise.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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topeka ks
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

rooms are very clean and staff is friendly,however the beds are small,and theirs no pool. free breakfast is ok,quiet and close to fast food chains,

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2403 S 9th St, Salina, KS 67401
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Location: United States > Kansas > Salina
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #24 of 30 Hotels in Salina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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