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Motel 6 Sycamore

1860 Dekalb Avenue, Sycamore, IL 60178 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn & Suites - Sycamore/Dekalb)
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1 room 1 adult
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Elburn, Illinois
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Sycamore is a small town connected to DeKalb, Il where Northern Illinois University is. We stayed here the night before closing on our house 20 miles east as it's close to a major highway (RT 39) which we wanted to use to start a drive to Phoenix, AZ where we moved. The rooms were typical for this type of motel... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Sycamore, responded to this review

Paula, Thank you for sharing your review. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for the service issues you experienced. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay. As a pet-friendly brand,... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We were struggling to find somewhere on the outskirts of Chicago which wasn't fully booked. A store owner in a nearby town pointed us in the direction of this motel 6. The rooms were very comfortable, clean and rather spacious considering their price, guests were entitled to free coffee in the morning, and were encouraged to use the nearby take-aways... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Room smelled like old feet and a petting zoo. Pillows awful. No WiFi, complained 4 times with no solution. Checkout clerk basically called us liars about WiFi even though another couple behind us was confirming it as well. He was a totally rude and was obviously just concerned with keeping a quick buck. All I wanted to do was get... More 

2 Thank Kirk M

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Madison Heights, Michigan
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180 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is a decent place , if you are on your way through. The staff was friendly . There are lots of shopping and eating options very close. The pillows are like folded towels. You would be better served to bring your own pillow.

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

No frills hotel for a good price. That's all I was looking for. The room was clean and the staff were very pleasant. Also, check in and check out was very quick. There was a lot of shopping and restaurants in the area. We went there after football game in DeKalb which was only a 15 min drive.

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morton grove
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Very nice place considering the very low price! Clean and comfortable , and walking distance to a decent food and drink establishment. Would stay here again if back in town , the front desk clerks were friendly and informative to my questions.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I travel with a guide dog and from the time we entered the lobby we felt very unwelcome. Then at 10 pm we were told we'd have to pack everything (we were staying for a week and had "moved in") and move to another room. WHAT??? I refused to move but the next morning they were telling me I'd have... More 

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Bowling Green KY
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129 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Not sure how this hotel will end up with reviews. With thier recent pipe burst and less then clean areas perhaps due to the pipe and water damage it makes for a difficult review. However the front desk often had no one there and a good yell doesn't bring anyone? I would not recommend at this time. However, that said... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Sitting in room right now. Staying two nights. I was expecting little and actually the motel is nice. Lobby is bigger than normal. Check in was easy. Pet friendly. Dunking donuts is 20 ft away. Portillos is nearby. Bed is comfortable. Heater/ac works great. No flat screen but good cable.

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Over 6 months (May-Nov 2013), I have spent 30+ week nights at this Motel 6. It is the best value in the area. Clean enough for me, and if you don't like your room they will switch you to another (if available). Motel 6 is no-frills. You get a bar of soap and cleaned linens. BYO shampoo if you need... More 

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