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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for a one night stopover on our way up north. Check in was quick and the lady who checked us in was very friendly. The hotel is on a main route, but still felt like you were in the middle of nowhere. There didn't appear to be many eateries around the motel, so eat before you arrive. The...

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed October 24, 2016

This Inn looks much different than the picture on the web site but it was very clean, neat and had all we needed for one night. You get what you paid for, but in a good way. Staff was very pleasant. The decor and amenities are very outdated, but I saw a stack of new toilets next to a dumpster...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed October 20, 2016

I have been favorably impressed by Americas Best Value Inns now in 3 separate locations including this one. They are clean, comfortable, secure, and the staff helpful and accommodating. They are not fancy but give good value when you just need a place to sleep, get cleaned up, eat breakfast and be on your way.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Whoever said "You get what you pay for" probably stayed here. First, it's a motel, not hotel, with registration in a separate shack-like building. The motel itself is 2 stories and you use a common stairway to get to the 2nd story but both doors are always open so not a very secure feeling. Also, the location is isolated for...

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Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed September 6, 2016

This hotel, situated approximately 8 miles south of Portland, ME on Route 1, is managed by excellent owner-operators, Nikki and Gary, and offers clean, quiet, up to date rooms (sleeping and bath) and a location that's convenient for travel to Portland, Old Orchard, Ogunquit and local beaches. The owner managers are pleasant, efficient and accommodating, and and take obvious pride...

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

I was so happy to find a room for under $150 for our 35 anniv trip to Maine. We've been going since 1980. When we got to the hotel, was told we had a queen bed and a couch. I reserved a king bed. At the bottom of the stairway leading to our room, there was leftover "do not cross"...

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Rutland, Massachusetts
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This past week my wife and I spent a lovely two nights at America’s Best Value Inn in Scarborough, Maine. We enjoyed this quiet, clean motel room in the very heart of Maine’s most desirable location for everything from the sights, shopping, dining, to summer fun. We went to the Portland area partially on business, but it turned out to...

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Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed July 20, 2016

A fantastic place to stay near Pine Point, Black Point, or Ferry beaches at a very affordable price. The rooms are larger and immaculate; the staff is very receptive to guests' needs. Very simple and straight ahead, a great alternative to the busy beach cottage areas. Lots to visit nearby, great food and more things that the locals love. You...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed July 20, 2016

What a wonderful little place this is! My room and bathroom were big, the bed was super-comfortable, and the proprietors could not have been nicer. There aren't a lot of frills here, but who cares? I stayed in Room 210, which offers a queen bed and pull-out sofa--this room is on the second floor right on the end of the...

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Salt Point, New York
Reviewed July 18, 2016

By far and away best bang for the buck!!! Immaculately clean!!! Super Service and friendly management!!! The owners are professional and very nice!!! Beds are comfortable...nice quiet place to stay. God willing we will be back next year!!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Americas Best Value Inn of Scarborough, Maine, nestled near many great attractions surrounding Portland. Beaches are what draw many people to Maine and there are five just within the town limits of Scarborough itself. If dining is your preference we have two of the top 10 restaurants in the state which are located here in town as well. For kids of all ages, Funtown/Splashtown and Aquaboggan Water Park are but a few miles down the road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland

Address: 321 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074-9703
Location: United States > Maine > Scarborough
Price Range: $68 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“I prefer the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles I2404WPjanec, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are on two levels, facing the same direction. Ask the owner-manager for particular needs.”
 of 5 bubbles jwb20162016, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“Not sure how to get the room you request.”
 of 5 bubbles 504annettel, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“If you are senior citizens, you will enjoy the bottom floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles esoral, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“most rooms have a view of the flower gardens; second floor has a balcony so you can sit outside and have an evening cocktail.”
 of 5 bubbles floridatravelerssss, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
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