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Review of Berlin's Motel

Berlin's Motel
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Berlin's Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Barberton B&B and Inns
Pikeville, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“AWEFUL!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Went there recently to spend the night. The appearance and attitude of the attendance in the front office should have been a sign. But we checked in anyway, paying what I thought was an unbelievable price for the room, just to get my elderly parents who are diabetic in somewhere to get some rest. Big mistake not checking out the rooms before we checked in. They put us in the very last unit..OMG...we go inside thinking that we gonna get some rest....NOT....the carpets were NASTY...the were little black things all over the sheets..NO HEAT...so after 4 attempts I finally get the attendant to answer the phone...she says to look up at the ceiling to see if the vents were open, and they were but still no heat..so we went back to the office and demanded our money reimbursed...WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO ANYONE!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012

We only stayed one night ,but the room was very clean and comfortable!! Of all the motels in Barberton,I would highly recommend for a quiet stay...Berlins! The management are very pleasant and made our stay a nice one. Jeff Grether

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank jeff2984
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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

Although small and bare bones, The Berlin is exceptionally clean and the staff polite
, professional and accomodating. The price was reasonable and the air conditioning excellent even on an extremely hot day and night. I am very satisfied and will be returning here on my next trip. There is a small restaurant on the property- very handy.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank sandyugogirl
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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

I was visiting some friends in Barberton, but I could not stay at their house because I'm allergic to cats. I needed to find some cheap accommodations in the area, and, not wanting to book an expensive hotel 20 minutes away in Akron, I settled for Berlin's Motel. They were inexpensive and very close to my friends' house.

I was satisfied with the room I stayed in for three nights. It was as clean as you would expect a very old motel room to be. The plumbing and furnishing had not been updated for a very long time, but everything did work OK, and the place was very suitable for my needs. No bugs, no weird stains. I felt like it was a lot of space for $50 a night - decent-sized room, bed, and bathroom accommodations. The neighborhood is a little seedy...but that's Barberton for you.

Berlin's Motel is not the kind of place I would recommend for anyone with a Paris Hilton complex, but if you're the 'boy/girl scout' type and can deal with less-than-luxury, this place is a good find for a long weekend in Barberton.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Kimberly M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2011

The room was neat and looked clean, but the toilet had some hard crusty stuff around the rim that I had to clean and rub hard to get off and you could see "remnants" of the last guest still on the seat surface, and I won't go into what was around the base of the toilet. So I had to go and buy cleanser for the bathroom, and decided to clean the tub too based on how the toilet looked. Good thing I did. After spraying cleanser, greyish sludge slid down the sides of the tub. The carpet had a bad odor and stuck to your shoes in some areas. The beds had horrible sheets and pillowcases, cigarette burn holes and dingy stains. There were quite a bit of gnats floating around in the room and darting, and I spied those big black carpenter ants crawling near the bed area. The non smoking room was extremely smokey. No one came around to clean my room but once in one week, and when I asked for a roll of tissue I was given a total of 4 restaurant napkins (puzzlement???). I had to go and get my own. They only offer about 7 channels total; Nick, Discovery, USA, HBO, a couple of local channels and PBS. The free internet is barely accessible, it only connects for a few minutes and keeps shutting down, that is when it connects at all. I was encouraged to sit outside or go in the vending area to get better reception. Now why didn't I think of that! Why not go sit in the hot sun or muggy vending room all day to use the internet! I was told the rooms had microwave and fridges when I called but was provided with no microwave. For what I paid could've stayed in a hotel instead of a motel.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank Jazmine P
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Akron, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2011

My Army Husband was visiting our hometown and we were low on money and had heard about Berlin's. As we arrived, I was leery about the neighborhood and the looks of the motel, but as soon as we received our room I was surprised. Extremely clean conditions and great service. The room was slightly smalled than other hotels, but for more than half the price you cannot pass this place up. I will never stay at a different place while visiting in Ohio. I would absolutely recommend staying here if you do not mind a smaller room and lower quality neighborhood.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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8 Thank djt2310
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Additional Information about Berlin's Motel

Property: Berlin's Motel
Address: 334 31st St NW, Barberton, OH 44203-6741
Location: United States > Ohio > Barberton
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Barberton
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Berlin's Motel Barberton, Ohio

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