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Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This whole experience reminded our family of the movie The Shining. Dirty sheets with blood on them, hot tub with no bubbles/jets, black mold on the fan above the pool, musty smell to our room, run down grounds (old tennis court) that felt like a scary movie set, creepy people hanging outside barefooted, a continental breakfast (should not be called... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Pretty bad - outdated, in disrepair, pool water cloudy/questionable, bfast; toaster w/ bread, dry cereal, juice/milk/coffee & Little Debbie bfast cakes. Noisy air conditioner, thread bare sheets. Sketchy Wi-Fi. Pros = a working ice maker, plenty of towels, pleasant staff. The place kind of looks ready for demolition. For us, it was this or a $200 smoking room miles away.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Stay as far away from this hotel as possible! It is infested with black mold and presents a major health hazard. Management and the parent company (Vantage Hospitality) have been made aware of the problem many times and won't fix it, they just wipe visible mold away. We had over 10 rooms booked over a 3 day period and every... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This was, without a doubt, the most disgusting hotel I have ever stayed in. There was mold on the walls of our room, the mattress was stained, the bathroom was dirty, the wall paper was peeling off. We stayed here for a family wedding and everyone reported the same issues. Walking across the carpet in white socks will quickly turn... More 

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Fulton, Missouri
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We checked in and went to our room. Upon opening the door we noticed the small refrigerator pulled away from the wall unplugged with the door hanging open. The wall below the window looked like an accordion from water damage. The wooden chair at the desk was broken. My wife called me into the bathroom because the drain plug for... More 

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Thank redouglas62
ABVIREDFOXINN, Manager at Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry about the problems you had during your stay with us. All of your concerns are very important to me and I have repaired the drain plug for the tub as well as replacing the desk chair. I will be giving our staff extra training so that situations like this do not happen in the future. I... More 

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

On a our recent trip to Iowa for an event we stayed in Waverly. We had stayed in this hotel two years ago and although it was outdated it was clean. However our recent stay was terrible. The check-in process was strange given that they had to swipe the card multiple times because "the machine doesn't always work". The room... More 

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Thank Lori M
ABVIREDFOXINN, Manager at Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn, responded to this review

I am deeply sorry about any issues that you experienced during your stay. I have checked your room and our maintenance person is working to repair your lamp, the hot tub, and is making a list of repairs so that we will have everything spotless and in great shape very soon. We will be shampooing your room as well as... More 

Red Wing, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We stayed here for two days with my kids. We rented two rooms for the two nights. The rooms were dirty and the bedding was stained. When we were going down the steps to go to the pool my son stepped on a nail and cut his heel and foot. I went to get a Band-Aid from the front desk... More 

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ABVIREDFOXINN, Manager at Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize for the issue you had during your stay. I have addressed your concern myself and had our maintenance person fix the step and make sure that there are no other repairs that are needed. The safety and comfort of our guests are top priorities for us. We are also checking all of our linens to make sure... More 

Derby, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I stayed at this hotel with my family a few months ago and it was so fun! It is definitely 70s and you can tell that it used to be a popular destination for people in the 1970s. The atmosphere was really cool. At the pool you could basically see the spirits of people who had stayed there before. My... More 

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Thank Hannah B
ABVIREDFOXINN, Manager at Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn, responded to this review

It was great to have you as our guests and we're thrilled to hear about how much fun you had during your stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our crystal clear pool and our amazing historic location. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with me. The maintenance person is working on the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Mattresses were hard as rocks and at least 40 years old, bottom sheet was a flat sheet tucked in, beedings were old, stained, and patched.One hot tub has been out of order for years, the other one was colder than the pool. There was a large, shattered pane of glass in the pool area, one of the emergency exits was... More 

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Thank calamitylauren
ABVIREDFOXINN, Manager at Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn, responded to this review

I am truly sorry about your visit not meeting your expectations. We are making updates and doing everything we can to provide our guests with the best possible stays with the best amenities. The safety of our guests is our number one priority and I assure you that our hotel is 100% safe for all of our valued guests. I... More 

Clarksville, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is a very huge and old hotel. There is a large pool with 2 hot tubs and a very nice place for a large get together. The bar is just down the hall from your rooms and the restaurant is bar none.

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Thank Erik N
ABVIREDFOXINN, Manager at Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn, responded to this review

We're glad to hear that you had a good stay with us and enjoyed our convenient location and clean comfortable rooms. It's always great to hear from our valued guests about all of their stays, we work hard to provide the very best experience for our guests. We look forward to your next visit and wish you a wonderful holiday... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel and Conference Center, with 118 interior corridor rooms. Indoor pool, elevator, game room, restaurant, meeting and banquet space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn

Address: 1900 Heritage Way (Hwy 3 West), Waverly, IA 50677
Location: United States > Iowa > Waverly
Price Range: $60 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Red Fox Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 118
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