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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2016

Ah… Dale, Indiana. If you’re looking for a hotel near Holiday World, this is the most convenient place to stay. Unfortunately, Dale is a pretty small town with few hotel options, and those few hotels tend to raise their rates when Holiday World is open for business. Bearing that in mind, the Budget Host Stone’s Motel becomes a fairly attractive... More 

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East Northport, New York
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely one of the more memorable hotels I've stayed at. In all, it is a perfectly acceptable roadside motel with a fair bit of roughness around the edges (i.e. It probably isn't for everyone). I'll break it down more below: Check-In/Service: Customer service at this hotel was indifferent at best. When we rang the bell at the front... More 

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Thank SchindlerHaughton
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

I will say I was leery of staying at a place that looked run down and touted it's "retro decor" (salesperson speak for "hasn't been updated since the 80's) because places like that can be sketchy. The room was, however clean, and had plenty of locks on the door for the worried traveler (from all the random voices and yelling... More 

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Columbia Heights
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2015

If you aren't fussy this motel works for a one night stop. I booked on line, Sunday night and got the room for $50 plus tax. No one showed up in the office even banging the bell, so I took the motel business card, called and a young man showed up. I told him I booked on line which he... More 

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Benton, Illinois
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2015

The outside of the motel looks to be a little run down. I giggled as the clerk handed me an actual key for the room not a key card. The motel is dated however it is clean and comfortable. The location absolutely wonderful as it is close to both a dollar general and a grocery store. Only minutes from holiday... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We were traveling between Louisville and St. Louis, not a ton to choose from. Most places wanted an arm and a leg, I came across this one on Trip Advisor. It is a little ways off the highway but worth it. It is outdated, but clean and comfortable. We stayed on the first floor so we heard footsteps some, if... More 

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1 Thank Tamara S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

I was short on cash and needed a cheap place. This place was a great price and it was clean, fairly quiet and safe. It is definitely not fancy and has a retro 70s look to the decor, but for the price it is a good deal.

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4 Thank Penpen89
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2013

While on a back road top-down pony cruzze last week we stopped in the small town of DALE, IN for a night at the Budget Host Stone's Motel on the business route. For the low price we had low expectations but were pleasantly surprised with the large comfortable well equipped room and enjoyed the best nights sleep in a long... More 

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6 Thank CARL H
Mooresville, Indiana, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2013

I have just gotten home from spending 2 nights at this hotel. I have 6 kids so we got ajoining rooms. First of all, I worked with priceline for a wonderfull price. 49.00 for a 1 bed king and 59.00 for 2 queens. Then when I called to make sure they were ajoining. They didn't have those 2 types of... More 

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4 Thank Simon S
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

I have been staying here for three weeks and i love it very reasonable prices. Management is awesome. Love my room. You Should definitely stay here. It's a great place to stay people are friendly If you need an affordable place to stay. Stay here because the groceries right next door into Dollar General. The Mexican restaurant in the parking... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Budget Host Stone's Motel

Address: 410 South Washington Street, Dale, IN 47523
Location: United States > Indiana > Dale
Price Range: $49 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Budget Host Stone's Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 23
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“We were in room 8 which was OK.”
 of 5 bubbles backroadsandy, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
“ground levels rooms have parking right in front - convenient but also noisy”
 of 5 bubbles kribeca, Aug 22, 2012 | Read review
“Stay away!!”
 of 5 bubbles JackD257, Aug 1, 2012 | Read review
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