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Motel 6 Tacoma South

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is a DIVE!! DO NOT STAY HERE. Building is falling apart the heater/AC is falling off the wall. Beds were uncomfortable cigarette burns in the room.. clearly it used to be a smoking room. Place needs shut down by the health department IMMEDIATELY!!

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Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I felt that the hotels desk clerks & Housecleaning staff were all very professional & courtious. I do reccomend this hotel to All!! Their rooms were clean. Their beds were comfortable. Their Pool and its area was clean. It's location in relation to the freeway was closeby .

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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

we called around midnight, from the HOJO down the street, where we had a reservation and wanted to cancel. the man I spoke to on the phone was very accommodating. They didn't charge for pets, and offered the AARP discount because my grandmother was with us. We ended up saving $ by staying here, and although the rooms weren't as... More 

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Thank Sarah W
Tacoma, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Scary place! NOISY! Questionable people around here. Room smelled like pot anytime we turned on the air, heat or went in the bathroom. Dog friendly, and we wouldnt have stayed if We hadnt had her with us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I was in town for business and check in the motel 6 on Hosmer street. The Front Desk was great.Check in went smooth, and efficient. My room was clean and smelled fresh. Very large yet cozy. And wonderful service and hospitality from the staff. My room had all of the conveniences i needed

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Thank Alonzo C
Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Better than I heard from some of the real strange reviews online They were definitely nor reflective of what we found staying here. The rooms are cleaned well and remodeled. Flat screen televisions The staff is very friendly and the housekeepers also

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Seminole, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

This was an asap booking due to a death in the family. It's not a 5-star hotel, but It was one of the most reasonably-priced places south of Seattle with easy access to I-5. The room was clean, staff friendly, and we particularly liked the laminated wood floors, as opposed to carpet you're not sure if it's safe to walk... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

we came late and made a wrong decision to select the Motel 6! However, it happens, the Motel is not very well maintained, the sound insulation is like zero, you hear what your neighbor is doing or saying, same to those above. The bathroom had hair on the floor from those guests before us and so the bedroom too. Hair... More 

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Johannesburg, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

It was reasonably close to the highway to get on. The room looked good. I noticed that they let the homeless stay here, or so it looked that way. A lot of doors opening and closing and vehicles coming and going thru out the night. Didn't feel too comfortable about this.

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Thank Mikebike5
6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Tacoma South, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We apologize for your unpleasant stay as a result of the concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The motel was pretty crappy. You could tell people were dealing drugs; for the most part not a good part of town. The room I stayed in was not cleaned; urine stains on the bottom part of the toilet, I had to buy some cleaning wipes to clean it up. I stayed for over a week, and the first day... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. The service concerns you describe are not characteristic of the level of service our colleagues strive to provide, and we apologize your stay was unsatisfactory. Please know the conditions you experienced in your room are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We are committed to delivering a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Tacoma South is conveniently located off of I-5, providing easy access to McChord Air Force Base 5 miles away. Dining and shops are nearby. Enjoy our seasonal outdoor heated pool and hot tub. Wi-Fi available in all modern guest rooms for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Tacoma South

Address: 1811 S 76th St, Tacoma, WA 98408-1104
Location: United States > Washington > Tacoma
Price Range: $72 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Tacoma South 2*
Number of rooms: 119
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Motel Six Tacoma
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