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“Standards are low all around, in Sierra Vista.”

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Windemere Hotel and Conference Center
Ranked #10 of 22 Hotels in Sierra Vista
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“Standards are low all around, in Sierra Vista.”
Reviewed June 15, 2004

I have been to Sierra Vista on business, scores of times, in the past 20 years and although the Windemere is collectively...... not great...... it stands out above its contemporaries in this city where almost ZERO customer service in all areas and at every turn is the norm. Most domestic or minimum wage workers come from the South, with Mexico 28 miles down the road, guess where the South is! However, the attitude of.... "that is just the way it is"...... being stuck in the only civilized community south of Tucson, where you really don't have to bar your door and sleep armed, brings with it a very very low standard by the collective minimum wage earner. So what will you do if the price of gasoline is $2.35 a gallon in Sierra Vista, and only $2.02 a gallon in Tucson, .... drive 140 miles to fill up? That is the standard in Sierra Vista, so the Windemere basically exceeds the low Sierra Vista standard in that regard, anywhere else, except for Leavenworth Kansas or perhaps Texas border towns, this hotel would be closed, either through its lack of customers or the board of health. City corruption is rife, inspectors and related regulatory people are in someone's pocket. Don't go barefoot in this hotel...... Scorpions really hurt....

Art LeBlanc...

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Reviewed May 12, 2004

Windemere Hotel.....Our experience of 1 night... We checked in at the smelly lobby, walked down a hall that had...LEAVES scattered across the discolored carpet... with a bird cawing at us...the room had seen a better day. A "heater/air conditioner" that rattled. The refrigerator was noisy. When we checked out the next day and saw the same dishes we saw the previous afternoon in the hallway. Breakfast was the only high point.

Now Sierra Suites now there is a hotel!

I am fourteen.

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Reviewed April 25, 2004

I arranged my travel with the Company Travel Office - have strongly advised them not to refer this hotel in the future. I stayed at this hotel because my son and daughter-in-law honeymooned there and said it was nice (but that was May 1995). Was quaranteed $69 per nite (tax included) - was charged $83.67. Arrived April 22nd at 12:20 pm and left very early April 25th. On check-in, was told about full COMPLIMENTARY breakfast. I was to tell the restaurant host/hostess that I was a lodger (I showed my rrom key unpon entry). Room was okay - but room service did not remove the same discarded dinner trays from 4 different rooms for 2 full days. Left hotel April 25th around 3 AM. Checked receipt and found I was charged $9.74 for the FREE breakfast on Apr 22nd (How did I have breakfast at their restaurant when I was IN FLIGHT on United?). Soooooo - from a guaranteed quote of $207 (tax included) to a bill of $260.75 is OUTRAGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!! I just know when I go out for another visit in December, I plan to stay at the Best Western across the street or the Fairmont. No matter what, pleeeeeeeeeeease make arrangements elsewhere!!!!!!!!!! You will not regret staying somewhere else - even the Motel 6 looked better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed March 31, 2004

I was in Sierra Vista on a business / vacation trip March 17 through the 19th. After going to 10 other hotels I finally found a room at this hotel.Other hotels just sent me on my way.The Windemere put me in a parlor room with a rollaway bed (better than sleeping in my car) at a very large discount. Than for the next two nights I had a regular room at a lower rate for me inconvenience.I wonder why the auther of the Worst Ever review continued his stay there instead staying at the fort in a barracks or in a tent. Was not fair to vacationers that the convention at the Fort used up all hotel spaces. The pool area is nice.
I would have used the pool if it was a heated pool as most hotels in that area have.On the morning I left there was a family in the pool, but the outside temp.of 84 degrees was not long enough this time of year to heat the pool and heating pools helps for evening swimming.Rooms and service was average.They did go out of their way to make room for me. Thank You

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Reviewed March 21, 2004

I recently visited the base at Fort Huachuca for work. I stayed at The Windemere hotel and it was by far the WORST hotel I have ever stayed in. The rooms we dirty, the bathrooms are old and run down and the cleaning staff stole from my room. I would severely advise against staying in this dump, or risk ruining your time at a substandard establishment.

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Reviewed February 10, 2004

Recently I visited my son in the Army and thought that I was renting in a first rate hotel to only find out I was in the biggest dump I ever saw! The bathroom floors are black and hair all over the place. How would you like personal hair from someone else on the tray that your cups are on? Do not rent at this hotel unless you are prepared to do a cleaning yourself!

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Reviewed July 19, 2003

My husband chooses this hotel over other SV hotels as the rooms are larger, and it has a nicer location. It includes a full breakfast and the restuarant is very nice. The staff are friendly and helpful. The Rooms could use remodeling, and they'll need to do that with the new hotel coming across the street!

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Additional Information about Windemere Hotel and Conference Center

Property: Windemere Hotel and Conference Center
Address: 2047 S Highway 92, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635-5831
Location: United States > Arizona > Sierra Vista
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 22 Hotels in Sierra Vista
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Windemere Hotel and Conference Center 2*
Number of rooms: 149
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Southeast Arizona's largest, full-service hotel, The Windemere Hotel and Conference Center will offer you a warm and welcome stay in the lovely city of Sierra Vista, Arizona. ... more   less 
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