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“Not very good, but cheaper for the area”
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America's Best Inn
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Eureka
Chicago
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“Not very good, but cheaper for the area”
Reviewed May 4, 2014

Our room and the place itself is shabby, but of course the cost is much less than the other local motels. The room decor is dated, but the room was clean. Bed linens were clean and good, towels were clean but rough. Morning breakfast was a clamshell container of donuts, store bagels, corn flakes, a kid's cereal, coffee and milk.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Filthy. Dirty. Disgusting. Smelly. The owners should be ashamed of themselves. This wad a nite mare. Bugs and ants. Literally dead cockroaches were on the bath room floor. Some were alive to greet b you. The carpet had some odd sticky texture. Wear white socks. They will be black when you leave.

  • Stayed September 2013
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Non smoking rooms had been smoked in, they were musty smelling. Went down to have coffee and breakfast and could not get in to the eating area as the help were all having their breakfast before going to work. They were at all the tables and there was no place for paying customers to sit down or get back to the little food there was offered. We just needed a place to spend the night after a wedding reception that was all this place was good for, it was close.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

The room were a little outdate,but the staff was extremely nice and kind especially the young man at the front desk,was right down the street from six flags and walmart,we really enjoy our stay and we will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

My family and I had never stayed at a cheaper hotel before. My husband insisted since it was just a quick overnight stop in between where we were going. Honestly, the outside looked kind of "cute" and so did the front desk area. At first I thought well this isn't to bad! Until we got to our rooms. It smelled, weird, like mildew or just feet. The bedding was VERY old and thin (but clean). BRING YOUR OWN PILLOWS! This was a mistake I had made unfortunately this trip. The pillows, were very thin and just scarey. The pillow cases don't even cover the entire pillow, it was gross. I actually requested several more pillow cases and double and triple bagged some of the pillows. The bathroom had black curly hairs all over it....it was gross. The breakfast was free yes, but, very very bland and not much of anything to choose from. (Which should be expected I guess at the price). No, we will not stay at this place again, nor any budget place again. For $20 to $30 more you could give yourself a much better nights sleep in a more updated and not so scarey room.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Reviewed July 30, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here one night on 7/29/11 and trust me that was enough for us! We walked into a room with unmade beds, trash on the floors, and a very nasty filthy bathroom. About a half hour after we arrived we noticed huge bugs running all over the floors and beds. We called up front and they said there was nothing they could do. Honestly we had a very sleepness night. Had we not beem exhausted from driving all day and all night we would have never stayed there! I can't say one nice thing about this hotel. The room was nasty and the hotel staff was terrible. We will never ever stay at another Americas Best (Worst) again! We are very dissapointed in this hotel chain!

  • Stayed August 2011
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

I wasn't expecting the best room because we were staying in a cheap hotel, but I was hoping that the room would at least be clean....well, it was not. The bedding was very old and worn, there were hairs in the bed, visible crumbs on the edge of the spring mattress. There were ants by the windows and mold growing on the walls of the bathroom. The floors didn't look like they were vacuumed. All the towels were stained and very thin. The pool was absolutely disgusting with dirt and grime on the tiles, and the water was green and cloudy. If you are on a budget and going to Six Flags, it might be worth it to spend a little extra money to stay in a hotel that's closer and has a shuttle because parking at Six Flags costs $18.00. Spend a little extra so you can feel clean and sleep well. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about America's Best Inn

Property: America's Best Inn
Address: 1725 W 5th St, Eureka, MO 63025-1005 (Formerly Econo Lodge Eureka)
Location: United States > Missouri > Eureka
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Eureka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — America's Best Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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