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Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Scarborough
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ELKHART
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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“Quiet, comfortable pleasant owners”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

Stayed here last 2 nights of our 3 week trip to East Coast as we wanted to be close to airport but not so close we would be bothered by "air" noise. Very nice lodging and quiet even though on busy highway in to Portland area. Beds comfortable and management friendly and helpful. Excellent quality for the price!! Would definately recommend.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Jay P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland, responded to this review, January 19, 2013
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Sturbridge, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012

It's been two years since we last stayed here, and the overall quality of the lodging remailns excellent. We go there to attend yearly Christmas holiday festivals in Freeport and Kennebunkport, and ABVI, Scarborough is almost located between the two towns, so it's very convenient. We also discovered there's Catholic church located just down the road if you need to attend Mass. The breakfast is very, very basic; boxed pastry, a couple pieces of fruit, coffee and tea. So don't expect much. We chose to eat at McDonald's just north of the motel. Still, we like staying there and it's about half the price the big chains charge to stay in Freeport for the festival weekend. No doubt that we'll return.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

I am a seasoned traveller and have been visiting Portland regularly for the last couple of years. I ventured to Scarborough originally to save money. I happened on this gem and won't stay anywhere else when visiting this area. It is a family operated motel and they put their heart and money into this business. The rooms are always clean, the beds are comfortable, the staff are courteous and the rates offer excellent value. I constantly find new upgrades in the rooms. It is well worth driving a few extra miles to stay here; I do.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Jay P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
I would like to thank you for your feedback and time. We lookforward to serve you in future...
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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

Ultra clean. Huge comfortable bed. Modern decor. Spotless bathroom. Free Wifi that's easy to log on and stay on. Free continental breakfast. Easy highway access. Low price. Is there anything wrong with this motel?

If you need a swimming pool, fitness center, or a flat-screen TV, you might think so. But that's not what I'm looking for in a "Best Value" brand. I searched on Priceline and didn't find anything in the area for a price similar to this motel, so I made the reservation at their website and I will be happy to do that again. I've stayed in ABVI hotels before and it is not a "chain" that enforces strict standards on their members, so I am wary of the brand name. But in this case, it's truly a good value and a very nice place to spend a night.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
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Jay P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland, responded to this review, November 20, 2012
Glad that you like our place which meet your requirements. Look forward to serve you in future..
We will consider to have Flat screen TV's in our room.
Thanks for your time writing review for us which I will discuss with our staff.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

basic room at a value price, roomy and clean except the carpet could have used spot cleaning. They had a basic continental breakfast available but the office smelled so weird and musty, my husband wouldn't eat there. OK for what we paid.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Jay P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland, responded to this review, October 26, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our cute little motel. I am pleased that you found our hotel satisfactory to your needs. Please accept my sincerest apology if your stay was negatively affected by office area. I will ensure we will update it so that you may have pleasant guest experience.

Again, I do apologize and regret that this impacted your experience at our hotel.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

I've been staying at this motel for years, since before it was an America's Best. It is a great value, the rooms are very clean, the beds comfortable, and the folks who own it are extremely nice. This isn't a deluxe hotel by any means, but it is clean, affordable, safe, convenient, and friendly.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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Jay P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland, responded to this review, October 26, 2012
It is our pleasure to get a great review from you; the team here at the Americas Best Value Inn Scarborough-Portland Maine appreciates your time and cheered with your words. Your feedback gives us motivation to do right. Look forward to serve you in the near future.
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colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

The room was clean, and it was good value for the money. Nice big room and comfortable bed. However, the chair cushions had no padding, you almost fall thru the chairs and the bathroom had an odd smell. As in unpleasant.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland
Address: 321 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074-9703
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Location: United States > Maine > Scarborough
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn-Scarborough/Portland 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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 
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