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Americas Best Value Inn
Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Detroit Lakes
Brookings, SD
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best value for the money.”
Reviewed April 16, 2012

We have stayed at this hotel several times for business travel in the area. The staff is always friendly and they always have the breakfast. It is by no means a 5 star hotel, but the rooms are cheap and it works for an overnight trip. The beds are a little hard, but not intolerable. There are resteraunts very close by & it is right off the highway so its easy to find.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
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abvidetroitlakes, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review, February 16, 2013
Thank you for your feedback about your stay at our facility. We are pleased to hear you are happy with your experience and that you are a repeat customer! We look forward to seeing you in the future.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

For the price this hotel was especially nice. The only problem I had was the after the first day our kleenex had run out and was not replaced and we did not get more coffee for the pot in the room for the second morning. Overall it was a great value.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with friends
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abvidetroitlakes, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn, responded to this review, February 16, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay with us. We appreciate all information and strive to improve our performance to make future stays better!
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Nevis, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2011

Looked at web site they show this big king room. Ended up a closet, small worn towels, stained tub, shower curtain on backwards. Nice breakfast, nice staff

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank maudie8
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Elmhurst, Il
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2011

We were here 2 nights beginning July 4. Room was clean, breakfast good and internet worked well - what more can you ask?
The night we arrived severe storms were coming in. I asked the clerk about where to go in the event of a tornado - she quickly replied that the interior hallway of first floor was the place. I was impressed that there was a plan.
We had a flat tire with our rental car after checking out but they let me use their phone to call the rental place long distance.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank biggerfoot
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Hutchinson, Minnesota
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2011

If you're looking for a clean hotel to crash for a day or three, then this will suit you fine. It's just your basic, basic bare bones hotel. No pool or anything like that just a room, TV and beds. There is a basic continental breakfast with waffles and muffins, which is the best feature.

So if you are just in the area and won't be at your hotel much and are looking for cheap lodging, this will get it done. I've been here several times and the rooms have always been clean. Note, this used to be a "Super 8" hotel and is very much still that same sort of hotel. However, it's hared to beat $50 per night these days.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
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Thank mcrow24
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Minneapolis
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2009

We have a wedding in Detroit Lakes this summer. Our guests only need accommodations for one night. I called this hotel three times to check on availability and cost. All times I was quoted the same price,and rooms were available.I requested to reserve a block of rooms, The clerks thought this was possible but I needed to speak to the manager. I have left two requests and in 7 days have not received a call. Guests called to make reservations and got the manager who was rude, would not make reservations for one night but insisted they only make reservations for two night stays and the cost increased by $30.00 above what I had been quoted and listed on the website.On top of this she told my guests about someone had called to block rooms and so on. This is not what I want my friends to experience! Our family is not from this area, this is a new location and experience. We have been received well by other hotels and plan to have a positive experience in this community. I would not recommend this hotel if you need to make multiple reservations your friends and family do not deserve this kind of treatment when you are coming for the first time to a location that has the potential of repeat business.

  • Stayed March 2009
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2 Thank MinneapolisSpencer
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minnesota
1 review
Reviewed February 10, 2009

Our hockey team stayed here the first weekend in February, 2009. The pirce of the hotel rooms made us wonder what we may find.....upon arrival we found the desk clerks helpful, the rooms clean, the breakfast good, the hotel help tolerant of us and our hockey boys. Since hockey players can not swim while playing in tournaments, the lack of a pool did not affect us. We highly recommend the Best Value Inn of Detroit Lakes to other hockey teams. There were two teams staying here that weekend, and all went great!

Stayed February 2009
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Thank hockeymom09
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Property: Americas Best Value Inn
Address: 400 Morrow Ave, Hwy 10 & US 59, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-2212
Location: United States > Minnesota > Detroit Lakes
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Detroit Lakes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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