Well, we stumbled upon this motel after finding "no vacancy" at about 15 different motels in a 30 mile area, and it was about 2am. We drove past the half-empty parking lot (should have been a clue) and did a U-Turn to the motel. Apparently we woke up the desk clerk, whose knowledge of English was limited. We were assigned a room, but when we asked if it were non-smoking, we were assigned a different room.
Given the state of the room it guards, I found the double doormats amusing. We opened the door to find horrid wood paneling and a musty smell. The AC had not been on, and no air at all had been circulating. The room was tiny for 4 people! You cannot walk all the way around the second bed because there is a fridge in the corner. The fridge was pretty much the only good point of the room, since it gave us a place to unpack our cooler items. But the fridge hadn't been cleaned out--there was a free Bud Light still sitting in it! (Yeah, we left it there...) Oh, and the drawers to the desk had not been cleaned...ever?
There was soap in the bathroom--Motel 6 soap! (It amused us to think that this place was possibly a decommissioned Motel 6; Not meeting Motel 6's high standards...) There was no alarm clock in the room! It did have the mini fridge and a TV (which we did not try out.)
The price was right: $55 for 4 people. It would have been $45, but we had extra people. Not sure what we got for our extra $10, since it was not extra towels, and no other visible amenities. The bathroom seemed fairly clean, so that was a plus. But the rest of the room? I have never seen tinier in the country, and the cleanliness was questionable.
Overall: If it is 2:00am and your choice is keep driving or stay at the Winesburg Motel...well, I'd think long and hard about how tired you are. I guess we don't entirely regret it, but I would never voluntarily stay there again!
- Also Known As:
- Winesburg Motel Clyde, Ohio