... to another motel! It was later in the evening that we arrived, so it was dark. My first impression when I walked in the room was good. I thought it was very cute, until I walked into the bathroom! First thing I noticed was the missing linoleum and ugliness of it. The shower was so thickly caulked and done badly, and I suspected mold. The very nice person from the office came in said she wasn't sure if it was mold, but they did have mold issues in other rooms. She offered to clean it with bleach, but I declined, as I could not breath in bleach all night. I looked for the air conditioner, and found it on top of the entry door. I couldn't find a way to turn it on, but was relieved I couldn't, when I saw possible mold right under it. I didn't want mold spores flying around, just in case. As the night progressed, I noticed there was no doorknob on the inside entry door, and the bathroom knob was close to falling off. It made it much more difficult to open the door to get out, in case of an emergency. I was disgusted that there were no pillowcases on the pillows, so I put a towel over the pillow. That is so unsanitary. It has been said that bedspreads aren't cleaned often, so when I saw the clean towels spread out on the beds, i didn't appreciate it. There was no box of tissues and only a half of a roll of toilet paper, with no extras. I slept on top of the bedspread, because I was afraid there could be bedbugs, based on the the many problems in the room. I wasn't sure, but no chances taken. The room comes with three packets. I believe they were shampoo, conditioner and cream, which is fine, but don't expect one more amenity. In the morning, my husband wanted to take a shower, but I couldn't leave fast enough. No worries, the shower didn't work. It does have decent TV channels, which I appreciated, since I didn't sleep one minute all night. Yes, we paid a mere $29.99, so I guess we couldn't expect much. However, I do expect my room to be in liveable condition. We paid too much!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Modern, nice, clean, and friendly. All rooms include refrigerator, freezer, microwave oven, free cable and HBO, free unlimited local calls, swimming pool, gazebo, BBQ, coin operated laundry room inside premises, free coffee, free ice, ATM, vending machine. Located on famous old route 66. ... more less
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- Pennywise Hotel Barstow