I travel a lot and try to save money on hotels and have stayed in some questionable places. This was BY FAR the worst EVER!!! I had reservations this past week - with hesitation because of the negative reviews here - but kept them because there are some positive reviews. IGNORE THE POSITIVE REVIEWS. They are all written by the same person in the same style. My two teenage children and I arrived for a college visit but after driving by and seeing the roof off (still off - look at those other negative reviews from 6 months ago!!!) and the signs saying 'under renovation', we were suspicious. The kids were begging me not to stay and said they would rather sleep in the car. But I went in and talked to the manager who said everything was 'completely renovated' and offered to show me a room. Look carefully at the pictures they have and note the cheap, bright pink plastic desk lamps they have sitting out. They are hideous and don't go with the 'elegant rooms'. The manager tried to tell me that everything was new but the carpet had HOLES IN IT - the walls were FILTHY and had marks all over them. She pulled up the cheap, goodwill looking quilts to try to show me the 'new' mattress and the sheets were all bunched up! She tried to tell me how quiet and safe it was - probably because no one stays there. The mattress looked like a board - I am sure it wasn't good to sleep on but I told her I would look to see if there was anything else in town. She told me there wasn't. About a half mile north, there is a Best Western and when I came in and told him about my experience at this dump, he was extremely sympathetic and gave us a discounted room that wasn't much more than the dump would have been. The Best Western looked like the Ritz after visiting this place. Believe me, I have been in trashy motel rooms but this place takes the cake. Spend a little extra and go to the Best Western - trust me - you will be glad you did.
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