Never again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
""I would drive home first""
I really would never stay at this hotel ever again. It is dirty, very old and outdated, the Internet did not work and the floor above me was so squeaky that I couldn't sleep. It is also RIGHT next to a dump. I've never done a review before, so that should just tell you how bad I felt this hotel was. I did not feel safe since they still use regular […] keys for the rooms and was on the first floor, the windows didn't seem real safe either. The shades on the windows also kept very little light out. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Was not impressedGenuine Hotels.com guest review
there were many box elder bugs in the room....felt like homeGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The room was fine. The only problem I had was I called the front desk to figure out how to connect to the wifi and the attendants English was so poor that I couldn't understand her. I never was able to connect.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
If it were my room to rent out, I would have had the dust cleaned out of the bathroom fan and removed the ring in the toilet. I would also replace the rug so no-one would trip on the inch-high ripple by the bathroom door..Genuine Expedia guest review
"skip this one"
Thia plACE CHARGES ABOUT $100 MORE THAN THEY ARE WORTH! mAINTAINENCE OF THE rooms and stairways was grossly sub-par. Toothbrushes and everything you need to replace was extra. The breakfast was full of food but sub-par.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Will NEVER stay at this hotel again!"
Very dissatisfied with this hotel. Hotel smelled very bad. Had to purchase air freshener to use in our room on the second night. Ventilation was poor and smells from the breakfast enter our floor and never left! I also had to bring up travel blankets from the car to use. We were there for a memorial service for my father in law otherwise would never […] have stayed in this hotel after the first night. They also charged a huge fee for smoking in the room when we never did but the owner wouldn't listen to what I had to say. Never again! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to Madison, WI where were visiting relatives"
The black bug crawling on the bed was not a bed bug but was, never the less, disconcerting. I saw another one in the hallway; The breakfast was pretty good and the staff was friendly. The beds were crowded into the room with one side against the wall. We had to both get out of bed for the inside person to get out.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Badger Game weekend"
Our stay was one night. The room was clean and the night was quiet. Breakfast was above average offering more than the usual waffle option--ample fruit and make your own omlets but the grill was messy and unattractive probably due to prior guests use.Genuine Expedia guest review
"We found another hotel"
It was an unsafe, uncomfortable experience. We ended up leaving because it made our skin crawl, as the bed comforters were dirty, carpeting in hallways was filthy, it's rundown, and of course, the bug in my room was too much.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The hotel is located on the fringe of Madison along a service road that goes by a dump. It is close to the casino. The hotel is old and needs updating. The room was OK. It was small but clean.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Disappointment After 500 Miles"
The hotel clerk was the nicest part of our visit. He was a delight to talk with, friendly and helpful, despite the fact that the hotel was full that evening. The price of the room was no where near the quality that I have come to expect of any hotel chain. The bathroom was basic. Mold in the shower stall, dust on the desktop, mattresses were OK, but […] sheets were thin, pillows almost as thin. Breakfast OK. I work in the hospitality industry, and this place and all of its sister hotels will be avoided in the future. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Breakfast was great. Hotel room was moderately clean - there were some stains in the shower floor and the toilet and a couple tiles missing in the tile floor in the bathroom. The carpets in the hall were filthy. Overall, hotel was old and drab, really needs freshening up. Also, right by the interstate so traffic noise for rooms on that side was a p […] roblem. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Overnight stay on 9/3/12"
Was very hard to find. Out in the country. Couldn't find with Tom Tom. No street address for the street it is on. Street address is a highway address. Basically a nice room. Nice bathroom, good mattress & TV. Older building. Good breakfast. Good rate.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good night's sleep."
Room was fine, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was very goodGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Never again !"
The shower was gross and had to put a towel on shower floor to stand on. It was noisey all night with people pounding on doors . And, the room smelled like smoke, even though it was suppose to be non-smoking. Did not go without wearing shoes in the room !!! The person at the desk was the only positive thing about this motel !!!!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Comfy beds, but not enough dining space"
One reason we chose this hotel was the rave reviews about the breakfast. Yes, the breakfast was very good...lots of choices including make your own omelets, waffles or pancakes, but there was not enough food or space to accommodate the crowd. They did try their best to keep everything stocked, but apparently weren't prepared to keep up with it. The […] lines for the various food stations wove through the few tables for seating. My daughter and I finally ate our breakfast outside by the pool. Our room was small and there was only a shower (no tub), which is fine for us but anybody with small children would have a problem. Also, the walls, floors and ceilings must be very thin, because we could hear every footstep above us and every noise on either side. The shower and sink were rusty and dingy. Also, the location is very hard to find. And yes, it is next to a landfill. The beds were comfortable, though, which is very important, and the staff was pleasant and courteous. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Cheap hotel and it showed."
The hotel was very difficult to access with poor signage on the frontage road. Guests were handed an old fashioned key to get into their room which did not work well in the lock. I found an old potato chip on the floor after the room was cleaned the first time that wasn't mine.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Very friendly staff."
Our room was nice and clean and the bed was very comfortable. The location is a bit tough to get to but for an economy hotel,it was nice.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Good value for our dolloar. Please staff and clean comfortable room. Appreciated the fridge and microwave in room.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Crappy motel not worth the money"
This hotel is cheap but should be cheaper considering the location and condition. It is way out of town, on a deadend street that goes to only this motel. There were people staying for long term, cars with broken windows in the lot, and very minimal service. It looks like people actually live there. The room facilities aren't bad but was not clean. […] I didn't feel comfortable barefoot in the room or the shower. Will not stay here again. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"stay at your own risk"
old property that hasn't been updated. Located next to the city dump. Looks and feels like the hang out for the local meth community.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Location and condition sub-par, GREAT breakfast!"
The room was outdated, only had a shower, bed was clean though some of the corners of the room and bathroom were questionable. Still had key locks for doors. In the middle of nowhere, and awkward to access. However, the breakfast area had 2 waffle irons, a crepe griddle (for pancakes), another griddle for omeletes, a steam tray with biscuits, gravy, […] and potatoes, a cold bar with hard-boiled eggs and several types of cut fruit. Coffee was pretty bad, though. The room rate was well below most other discount hotels in and around Madison...so all things considered, if I needed a place close to (but not in) Madison on a budget again, I'd gladly stay here! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
It was applicableGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Not bad for next to the dump!"
If you want to save money, sleep good and eat well, this is the place. The staff is friendly. But it is old, run down, next to the dump, far outside of town and on the sketchy side. The bed is very comfortable and clean. The breakfast is unbelievable.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Aweful and non compliant"
For my first time visiting Madison Wi. I was appalled by the lack of customer service at the America Best Value Inn in Madison. Upon arrival I did look at all the other reviews but didnt take any opinion being that I have never been to Madison before. When we arrived at the hotel it seemed packed with fisherman were all outside in the parking lot drinking […] beer and mingling around their boats. When checking in the smell of ammonia was over whelming in the reception area. When we got to the room it was even worse smelling like a hair salon. After having to walk back to the office to change keys because ours would not unlock our door that was old and needed to be replaced. The Front Desk suggested we just jiggle the door handle while turning the key. Once in the room we didnt have air conditioning just a fan on a 85 degree day. We then laid down for bed within two hours was itching from head to toe from something in the room. I looked prior to lying down for bed bugs but didnt see any. When telling the Front Desk about the problems he could only switch me rooms and offered no other help. When I asked for a refund on early check out he said he couldnt do that because i was only staying for one night. .... I was there for three hours. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to highway, great free breakfast, comfy bed"
The hotel itself is hard to find...watch your GPS!!! And it's fairly run down inside. But the bed was suprisingly clean and comfy and the free breakfast was shockingly stocked and delicious! Great hotel for the value and location. We just needed to sleep for the night before driving back to Chicago.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Bed was AMAZING> Air conditioning made a humming noise all night. Overall I would give this place a 4.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Okay stay, nice price"
Bare bones, basic accommodations. "Old fashioned" keyed doors, simple appointments, exposed plumbing on the bathroom sink, hairdryer did not work, couple of ants in bedroom/bathroom. Small wet spot on bed under pillow area. Fairly nice breakfast (as far as hotel breakfasts are concerned). For 1/2 the price of the alternative for a place to simply sleep […] and go early the next day, it was fine. If you are cheap like me, you can sleep here with your kid who has a sports tournament in Madison, and spend the evenings at their teammate's hotel to swim and hang out! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"You get what you pay for."
I guess you pretty much get what you pay for. The room was about as expected but the staff were not very friendly at the breakfast buffet. We got there a couple minutes after they were closing it down but there was definitely food left that they were probably going to throw away. They acted like I was trying to steal some food or something. They weren't […] friendly and wouldn't even say 2 words to us. Most people would definitely ask you if you want some food before they take it down but they tried to get the food out in a hurry! It wasn't a bad experience overall, though it was kind of run down. Comfortable bed and lots of hot water. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great place to stay"
A bare bones, nothing fancy, great deal! For stopping just a night or 2 this is a great bargain. Breakfast was fantastic! Maybe not the newest hotel, but clean and pleasant, would definitely stay there again. Staff was very friendly & helpful.Genuine Expedia guest review
We went and had breakfast there and most of it was cold(biscuits&gravy,sausages), the clerk did not speak english hardly at all, so she was very hard to understand.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Good cheap business stay"
It was fine and the price was right. Had a microwave and fridge. It was on the far east side of Madison by itself, but was right off the road and close to the interstate. You would have to travel for any restaurants or gas. Beds were comfortable, and room clean. An older hotel, it still has the lock and key doors. Full breakfast looked liked it would […] be good, but we had to leave before it started (6:00 a.m.). Would stay again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
right down the road from a landfill.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"amazing value for the price!"
We had a nice clean room with a comfy bed and plenty of towels. Heater worked great. Breakfast was impressive for a hotel of this price. Waffles and pancakes with syrup or strawberries and cool whip, an omlet bar with great toppings. Plenty of fruit. Big cereal bar and yummy juice too! They went above and beyond to offer options! Loved all of the items […] for sale in the lobby too. I'd definitely stay there with my family again. Great location, only 5 minutes from the alliant energy center. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Great price. Room was clean, bed was comfortable. We came in late and the night staff was very polite. I would have given staff a 5 out of 5, but I came to breakfast at 8:50 and the food was mostly all picked up by the staff. If you say breakfast until 9, please make sure it's available until 9.Genuine Expedia guest review
Great place to stay for the price, loved the breakfast in the morning too.Genuine Expedia guest review
"luxury by the landfill"
ther is no surrounding neighborhood- you're off a highway and next to a landfill. But the room is clean and cheap and its very near madison and monona . It has the things a roadside motel should have an ice machine an a coke machine. its not gracious but its very inexpensive and not scary or dirty.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"America's Best Value Inn"
The room was clean, except for the carpet. The carpet really needed a good cleaning. And the upstairs neighbors were really noisy, but I think it's the walls and ceiling that are too thin. Once they were gone it was pretty quiet. They did have free wi-fi and that definately came in handy. They also had a free breakfast. I loved that the room had a mini […] fridge and a microwave. The location wasn't the best (it's located next to a city dump) but there was no unpleasant smell in the air, but there were a lot of birds. And the entrance was a bit confusing. But overall, it was a good room for a good price. We were satisfied. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"America's Best Value Inn - Madison, WI"
The price was right. If you are looking for an inexpensive place to simply have a descent bed and warm shower, this is your place. The rooms are very "sterile". The complimentary hot breakfast buffet was excellent - the BEST part of the stay. The surrounding area leaves a lot to be desired and finding the turn off from the highway might require one […] or two U-turns. The worst aspect is having to drive by a very aromatic landfill every time you leave or return to the hotel. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Bring a Hazmat Suit"
The room we stayed in had holes in the walls in the bathroom, which was filthy, Mold around the window. Baseboard heater rusted and dirty. Their breakfast area dirty and spilled food on the floor. Hallways are dark with burlap frames for whatever reason. Carpeting in the room was disgusting. The parking lot around the whole place filled with pot holes. […] The place is right next to the city dump. Should just plow it right into it as that is where it belongs...the reason given by the owner that the place is old and they are constantly remodeling...which we saw nothing of the sort. Go stay someplace else... Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
A basic hotel. Got a good price and had all the basics.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"stay here only if you have your own car!"
Pros: cost, clean, easy access to hwy, loved all the pillows. Great place to stay if you have a car. Within 10-15 minutes of Madison. did not have the breakfast, but it did smell good! cons: had room next to access door (room 114), heard every door opening and closing. DO NOT stay here if you do not have a car, not accessable to any shopping.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
we choose this hotel primarily because they offered a free breakfast We were not informed when we checked in that the breakfast was done by 9 am. W So we missed out on that. Especially on weekends people are staying for pleasure and want to sleep in. Even 10 am would be more appropriatteGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good breakfast and pleasant place to sleep"
Hotel is not new, but is clean and well-maintained. It's a good place to sleep and take a shower between conducting business or visiting the local area. The included full breakfast was pleasantly good including biscuits, sausage gravy, link sausage, and fried potatoes as well as do-it-yourself pancakes and omelettes, plus cold cereal.Genuine Expedia guest review
have a refrigerator & a microwave in my room. I was surprised not to have a coffee maker in there also.Genuine Expedia guest review
We stayed overnight while in town for the Brad Paisley concert. The desk clerk was very pleasant. The room was fine. The only "complaint" we have is the shower knob is backwards. It needed to be turned to cold for hot water and vice versa. Otherwise everything else was up to par.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Best breakfast I've ever had at a modestly priced hotel.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"It was good enough."
Not fancy but it did the job for what I needed for the night. Appreciate the refrigerator & microwave, but wish they'd also had an in-room coffee maker.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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