When I booked this room, I booked it based on the reviews that I read on here. Before I booked online I called the hotel directly. While friendly, I was quoted a price and then another after I mentioned my value club membership. Happy with the latter rate, I booked online. When I finally made it to the hotel, I was disappointed to learn that the quote I recieved over the phone was nothing but a lie, I swallowed my pride and took the room anyway, although I was not too happy about being lied to. For the high rate I was paying to stay here, I assumed it would be a very nice and elegant hotel. I knew the instant I saw the run down, leaking ice machine that I was entering slum city and was paying alot of money to visit. I walked up the filthy staircase littered in cigarette butts and was instantly greeted with cracked cement floors and water damaged roofs when I reached the second floor. I entered my room and that was when the real fun began. Of the 4 lamps in the room only one of them worked so it was a little dim. Working electrical outlets must cost extra since I was unable to find one that worked to charge my laptop, I had to choose between tv or laptop since of the three outlets I found only the one with the tv worked. I was also upset to see that even though it is listed under room description that all rooms have a fridge/ microwave combo, my room did not have this. If it had not been for this, I would have requested a room with the combo although I shudder to know how much more that would cost. While the bed was comfortable that is about the only thing nice I can say about it. The toilet would not flush properly and at one point the tv turned itself off and when you turned it back on, the cable was out. And dont even get me started on the breakfast bar, stale pop tarts anyone?
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Americas Best Value Inn Riverside, AL is just minutes away from Talladega Super Speedway, Barber Motor Sport Park and Mill Creek Motocross and right on beautiful Logan Martin Lake. Americas Best Value Inn Riverside features 70 guest rooms nicely furnished with amenities that include cable TV, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, and also Hi-Speed Wireless Internet access. Mini-fridge and microwave units are also available. Other property amenities include complimentary enhanced continental breakfast, on-site laundry facility, fax/copy services, vending and ice machines. Order room service from our on-site restaurant or take a relaxing dip in our crystal-clear outdoor swimming pool, or enjoy a barbecue in the picnic area. Come relax and enjoy the BEST hospitality in town at Americas Best Value Inn Riverside. ... more less
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