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Lima, Ohio
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Planned on staying at another "budget property" in Vandalia, IL. Noticed permanent residents shooting baskets in the parking lot & moved on down the road to Jay's Inn. Observed blue collar & business-class guests preparing to check in. What a pleasant surprise to enter a fragrant free room with soft, clean carpet & completely noise free, climate control. The bathroom...

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Carmarthen
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Lots of rooms at a reasonable price. Clean and comfortable. A regular average motel. Cheaper than the alternatives. Fridge and microwave always useful. No shampoo but I had enough from previous motels.

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Florida and Oklahoma
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I was passing through from Oklahoma like that other guy. I feel I really lucked out. The place was clean and the people very friendly. I am saying for their benefit they need to find a way to clean the pillows. The linens were clean but the pillows smelled of people sweat. I always travel with my own pillows so...

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Parma, Ohio
Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Cheaper than chain hotels and great rooms that are clean and maintained. We were going to continue to Effingham to a known brand name, but were tired and gave tgis place a try. Great choice. Inwould now choose it over the chain hotels that give points.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Passing thru from Indiana to Oklahoma. Was hoping there was a room available at Jay's and there was. This time there were three of us. Room was clean. Beds soft. A refrigerator and microwave in each room. Nothing fancy, but nice place to stay.

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Grand Bay, Alabama
Reviewed June 5, 2015

This motel stay is proof of the old saying "you get what you pay for". I was driving late and looking for a bed for the night and found a vacancy here and for only $ 50. The lady at the desk was very polite and the room seemed clean although the motel is very old. I almost couldn't sleep...

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed February 3, 2015

Not my normal place to stay, but I would definitely stay again. Independent owner - father & son - keep this place very clean. Rooms were nice and big. Beds comfy. Refrig and microwave are in room. The gentlemen that checked is in was very nice and hospitable. Recommended place across the street for breakfast.

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Troy, New York
Reviewed January 4, 2015

Two story hotel/motel seems to be a semi newer build. Independent ownership, but seems more like the chains than the old style independent places. They seem very attentive to details. Can't find anything wrong with the place. The owner was nice. The doors open up to the outside. Good sized rooms. Nothing super special, but it is all you need....

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Conover, Wisconsin
Reviewed December 18, 2014

Very clean rooms. Not fancy if you want that. But had a microwave, refrigerator, wifi (that worked) They didn't charge extra for the two dogs and gave me a room kinda a way from the others so the dogs were comfortable too. No steps for my 15 year old with hip problems. Walk right out the room, no hallways and...

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Belfast, Maine
Reviewed December 4, 2014

Jay's is just off I-70 in Vandalia and makes a very convenient and inexpensive motel option when traveling between St. Louis and points East. I have stayed there twice over a period of more than 10 years and both times felt that I received good value. No restaurant on site anymore, but an excellent breakfast place just across the highway...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Jay's Inn

Address: 720 W Gochenour St, Vandalia, IL 62471-1008
Location: United States > Illinois > Vandalia
Number of rooms: 21
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“This is a 2-story property with stairs. We always ask for ground floor. Don't know about handicap or smoking rooms.”
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