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“pretty nice, but needs a clock and a coffeepot”

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Motel 6 Frederick - Fort Detrick
Ranked #19 of 22 Hotels in Frederick
Land O Lakes, Florida
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“pretty nice, but needs a clock and a coffeepot”
Reviewed October 2, 2010

for the price, this was a very acceptable room. the mattresses HUGELY need to be turned (over and around) occasionally. it was weird and inconvenient to have no clock and no coffeepot. also, the room "keys" went "on the fritz" often and had to be replaced at the front desk. however, it was an attractive room overall and it was clean, although the carpet seemed damp like it had maybe been shampooed and then not thoroughly dried.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Newburgh, New York
1 review
Reviewed August 16, 2010

No bathroom fan....very worn linens---hope they were clean No kleenex, shampoo,nor coffee in room. Did have microwave and refrig. Front desk frequently unmanned. No breakfast except coffee in the office and not well refilled., no napkins

The price was right and the pool nice.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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North Carolina, USA
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 5, 2009

I made guaranteed reservations thru Quality Inns on May 23rd. Today, June 5th, we followed the instructions to the motel and couldn't find it. We stopped at the Comfort Inn nearby and found that the motel we wanted was now a Motel 6. I went to Motel 6 and asked to see a room. The key they gave me did not work, but I saw enough to and from the room to convince me that the Comfort Inn would be a better choice. We stayed the night at the Comfort Inn. Quality Inn never informed me of the change.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Upstate, NY
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2009

Thought this was going to be a nice hotel. NOT! Rugs were so stained and yuck looking we kept our shoes on when walking around at all. Bathroom was clean but caulking was getting black and mildewy. Room was supposed to be non-smoking. It REEKED so badly of smoke that I didn't even want to stay there but we'd been driving for over 10 hours and it was almost midnight or I would have asked for another room or left. They must have either just converted it from a smoking to non-smoking room or people staying in it smoked regardless of it's status. The bedsheets and blankets even reeked. It was hard to sleep for me because of the awful smell and thought of how icky it made me feel being in that grungy smelly room.
SO Disappointed!

  • Stayed May 2009
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Vancouver, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2009

This was a pretty nice hotel. The price was very reasonable. The bed was comfortable. And they had wireless internet which the hotel across the street (the comfort inn) did not have and wanted more money per night.

  • Liked — the bed
  • Disliked — lack of tv channesl
  • Stayed January 2009, traveled on business
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Orlando
1 review
Reviewed January 6, 2009

The majority of hotels in the area were more exspensive and rated lower than this lovely hotel. I like it for the location; it is off the highway, but extremely close to downtown, shopping, and restaurants. My room was updated and clean. The staff was one of the most friendly and accomodating I've ever encountered. I also enjoyed the breakfast.

  • Liked — Rate, Location, Service and Breakfast
  • Stayed December 2008
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Thank SpaceRaider29
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Maryland
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2008

Words can't express how dirty and disgusting this hotel is. We stayed in a ground floor room that backs on to the parking lot (as opposed to the pool view.)

The room had two double beds and even though we were 2 adults and two children, there were only 3 bath towels, 3 hand towels and ONE washcloth!! There were only two disposable cups and the ice bucket was missing.

The room smelled strongly like cleaning solution and there were disgusting stains on the floor and stains on the sheets.

Beyond the lack of basic cleanliness, the service is also very poor at this hotel. We ordered room service the night before we wanted it, as instructed on the guest services guide and room service menu in the room.

The breakfast did not arrive at the time we had ordered it and in fact, we had to call room service 30 minutes after it should have been there. They then sent the breakfast.

When checking out, the breakfast was billed twice and it took 3 front desk employees and finally a manager to correct the error.

To my surprise, I checked my card statement a few days later and discovered an additional charge of almost $300 that was separate to and in addition to the $130 bill for our one night's stay. Again, after very successful dealings from an inept manager, the bank canceled the erroneous charge.

Do not go to this Holiday Inn.

  • Liked — location
  • Disliked — staff and condition of the room
  • Stayed June 2008, traveled with family
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Property: Motel 6 Frederick - Fort Detrick
Address: 999 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-4077
Location: United States > Maryland > Frederick
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 22 Hotels in Frederick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Frederick - Fort Detrick 2*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel 6 Frederick - Ft Detrick is located near restaurants, the Frederick County Fairgrounds and Frederick Community College. Wi-Fi is available in all of our modern rooms for a small fee. Amenities also include a conference room and seasonal pool. ... more   less 
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