This is one of the first times that the reviews on TripAdvisor did not match my experience.
A family member booked this property online last minute because it was animal friendly. I am assuming he also saw the good reviews. Several family members had JUST stayed at another Red Roof Inn property days before and found it to be VERY different.
We did not find that this hotel felt "safe."
In fact, there were many people who were drinking (and/ or on something else,) out in front of their doors, hanging out around the property.
The underpass that you use to go to the lobby ( if you are in rooms not facing the main street,) had people hanging out as I went to get ice.
As we were unpacking our car, there was a man that ran to the houses behind the property, and came along asking if people were "from around here..." I later saw him standing by the door to the front office, and then later in front of another room.
My one big question is if there are cameras around the hotel property, and especially in the area of the underpass. I hope so.
I have lived and worked around the world. I live in a major U.S. city, and am not the type to feel unsafe easily.
We were FINE, and yet -- there is definitely a sense that potential drug/alcohol exchanges are going on around the property.
The front desk reception was welcoming, and the rooms are clean. That is important.
I would just hope for a bit more of a sense of safety.
We would not stay here again.
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