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“No longer accepting nightly reservations” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Tom Tom Motor Inn

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Tom Tom Motor Inn
3600 N Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97701   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #30 of 41 hotels in Bend
Portland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“No longer accepting nightly reservations”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Inquired today about a reservation, and was told they are no longer doing nightly stays, and are switching to monthly guests only.

Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oregon
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

I must start the review by admitting I have not stayed at this motel, however I am a local Bendite. I was surprised to see the Tom Tom listed as one of the romantic places in town.

It looks as if the owners have cleaned up the place and have turned the rooms into theme rooms, however if you are from out of town and reading the reviews, please be aware that the location is not one of the best in town. It is near Hwy 97 and next store to a Sonic restaurant. There is nothing within walking distance for activities to do.

Again, I cannot comment on the service, however I did not want folks from out of town getting the shock of driving up to the place an expecting something. It would be considered a "budget" friendly choice, but please do not expect the Ritz or exterior atmosphere.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011 via mobile

I was in Bend for the weekend for a friends wedding and was on a budget. As a woman traveling alone, I was worried about the safety of a small, older inn like this one, but the Trip Advisor reviews were so good i figured I'd give it a shot. I wasn't let down.

It is, as one TA review I read, a bit like staying at your grandma's house, but I see that as a plus. It was cozy and inviting as opposed to being cold and institutional. If you're on a budget, or just want to try something different, give it a shot!

  • Stayed May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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lvoregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2010

I tried to find a place in Sisters while on a low budget, but had to success. I stayed at Tom Tom due to the decent reviews and great price. I was satisfied and will happily stay again when hiking in the area once more.

Pros:
Inexpensive
Rooms have themes and great little snack tray
Although close to the highway, sound is minimal.
Staff was very friendly and helpful (lots of kitties to pet in lobby)
Rooms were clean.

Cons:
Rooms are very small, not great for kids or people who don't get along with one another :)
Wi-fi was sketchy and usually didn't work.
Don't remember a hair drier and small bathroom with little counter space.
If you have loud neighbors they might be easily heard through walls.

Just a great place for hikers and adventures who want to save money but still have a nice bed for the night.

  • Stayed September 2010
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
39 hotel reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

I selected this motel due to all of the great reviews. I must admit, it did not meet my expectations. The office is messy and smells like cats (and I'm a cat person). I almost turned around and left based on the condition of the office alone. The room was much tidier and had a few personal touches. However the motel is really starting to show its age. There were notes taped everywhere about what "not " to do. The wi-fi did work. The TV was a nice size. The toilet backed up the very first day. I found someone to help, and he did fix it, but he told me if it happened again, to fix it myself and he showed me where the plunger is stored. That was not acceptable, especially since I did nothing to cause a toilet problem! You can walk through the parking lot to Sonic for a snack. The motel is on the outskirts of town, but it's only a few miles to drive to downtown.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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Haifa, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2010

Over the phone the owner sayd: dont expect the Ritz. We found a pleasant room, not new and not very large but pleasant, clean place and one could feel the personal care of the owner. RECOMENDED!!!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nelson, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2010

The rooms are small but very cute. We had a nautical themed room. Very good price. Clean room, and the owner was very friendly. There was the added bonus of free snacks in our room too. Would definently stay again if we are in the area!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 3600 N Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97701
Location: United States > Oregon > Central Oregon > Bend
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 41 hotels in Bend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Small American owned and operated mom & pop motel. Quiet homey atmosphere with exceptional reviews & rates. Same owners since 1994. Located on the North side of Bend on business Hwy 97. ... more   less 

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