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“next time i'll sleep in the car!!!” 1 of 5 stars
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Express Inn
16 Dunvale Road, Towson, MD 21204 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn Towson / Baltimore)   |  
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Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Towson
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“next time i'll sleep in the car!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2010

This by far was the worst hotel i've ever stayed at. lets start with the guy who runs this place who does not care. First he accused me of trying to sneak people into my room cause there were people in the parking lot,then told me a different price then online next after we got the room he refused to switch it after I complained, after my first visit to the office he just stopped coming to the desk know matter how much I rang the bell. The room was very dirty. Bed looked as if the sheets hadn't been cleaned in months just remade , there was mold in the shower, no curtain in bathroom, it smelled so bad it could gag a maggot, heater barely worked so we froze most of the night,no hbo as advertised or any other channels at that,there still on analog, and to top it all off a mouse ran across the floor the morning we left. I contacted there main office but they seemed to care even less then the guy running the place. they said they only own the name not the hotel.I will personally never go back to another Americas best value inn again and make sure I tell any one I can how bad my stay was, even the health dept. in Towson. Well if your ever in Towson save your self the $60 and just sleep in your car it'll be much more comfortable.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2009

Let me first say that I am not a Ramada Inn or Renaissance type. I don't have money to stay in nice places when I have to go out of town. I hit up Motel 6 or Super 8 and never feel disguested. I bring my own sheets, but for somebody that lived like a pig in college it doesn't effect me.

This place was the most disguesting, sickening, awful, hotel room that I have ever had. First I was sent to a room that wasn't even cleaned. I walked in with this plastic ghetto key that used like 10 holes drilled in it in a sequence that any 7th grader could reproduce in shop class. and almost puked. The stained bed sheets from the last guest were still on the bed, the toilet with a turd in it, beer bottles everywhere, sickening stained towles laying around. After almost vomiting I went back down to demand a new room.

The new room looked like it had somebody atleast go in and attempt to clean. It was awful. The bottom of the shower had brown scum on it. I cursed myself for not bring sandles. The toilet, sheets, floor all had shady stains. The room just penetrated with this musty puke smell. It was so ghetto that they literally had those pine tree car air fresheners stashed around the room to help mask the awful foul smell. I couldn't bring my clothes in my apartment because they still reak like I pulled them out of a sewage treatment plant. I woke up around 3 and was just gagging, and deciding to almost go sleep in my car. I could keep decribing more and more of this foul and awful experience. Don't stay here. 65 bucks is insulting for this place. A homeless man wouldn't stay here for free.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 16 Dunvale Road, Towson, MD 21204 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn Towson / Baltimore)
Location: United States > Maryland > Towson
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Towson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn Towson/Baltimore. Our two story exterior corridor hotel offers you the convenience, easy accessibility, and peaceful setting of staying in a Baltimore, Maryland suburb. Take advantage of being close to several universities including John Hopkins University, Towson University, and Goucher College. Make sure to visit the Baltimore Zoo, Fire Museum of Maryland, Maryland Science Center, and Cylburn Arboretum. Watch a theatre performance at France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. Enjoy a delicious meal at one of the restaurants located within a mile of our hotel including Towson Diner, Bubba's Breakaway, and Pollo Amigo. Our attentive 24-hour front desk staff is here to make our hotel your home away from home. Stay connected with free high-speed Internet access available throughout our hotel and guest rooms. Relax in the privacy of your own comfortable guest room with amenities including a microwave, mini-fridge, cable TV with HBO, and free local calls. Children age 12 and younger stay free in their parent's room with existing bedding. At Americas Best Value Inn Towson/Baltimore, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow. ... more   less 
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