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Reviewed 16 December 2012

My boyfriend and I came here for some peace and quiet BC the house we live is really noisy. The price was good and theyaccepted cash. We get to the room, and to throw myself into the door to get it open. The bedding had tears, the pillows were probably 10 years old (and if you ask the desk people,...

4Thank ajcarter06
Joliet, Illinois
Reviewed 5 June 2012

I was unfortunate enough to have the displeasure of staying at this "motel". The "manager"-His name is Harry, is rude, unsympathetic, and makes no apology for the condition, service, or the inconvenience that he , his staff, and the motel causes its guests. Every day for a week, I walked past the same cigarette butts and disgusting undergarment laying in...

6Thank AlwaysCharged
Viera, Florida
Reviewed 26 May 2012

When we checked in the lobby was the first sign that this was a GHETTO hotel. We checked into our room, and the beds were not made and the sheets and covers smelled funny. The next morning we had to wait for two hours while they washed the same sheets and put them back on the beds. The people next...

4Thank mesha1972
Reviewed 5 August 2011

The lady at the friont desk was nice.The surrounding were scarry. They had camera surveillance . The lobby ceiling had a large hole with some material hanging out.We wanted to check out the room before we purchased it .We did not find bugs. It looked some what clean. My socks did not turn black from walking on the floor.We spent...

2Thank willcat001
Woodridge, Illinois
Reviewed 18 July 2010

we decided to stay here for a wedding after all hotels in the area were booked. little did i know how much of a BAD mistake this was. after walking in and booking two rooms, we left for the wedding. had a wonderful time there, however returned to our room after the reception to find the cover of the a/c...

3Thank skibum1979
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 5 August 2009

I wish I had read previous reviews before checking in. I had just exited the highway and saw a sign with a great price including free wifi and continental breakfast. I walked into the room and pulled out the chair at the desk area to sit down. It was not just stained, but had hardened fluids on it. It was...

3Thank bigbyk
Chicago, il
Reviewed 16 July 2008

We thought we had found a pretty good hotel since afterall they tell you they have a indoor pool, exercise room, wifi and jacuzzi...not to mention the remodeled rooms.. Well, in our "remodeled" room the a/c gave us problems the entire time we were there. The floor stayed SOAKED from the a/c and it would cut off and wouldnt come...

1Thank kymmnic2005
Reviewed 20 March 2008

My experience was horrible. The hotel clerk who checked me into the hotel made promises that were never kept during my stay. Woke up to loud noises at about 2am from the guests in the next room. Among other noises, the TV was so loud you could hear every word in the beds in my room. You could hear every...

3Thank traveller2008Usa
Reviewed 17 February 2008

There is nothing positive to say about this hotel (if you could call it that). Hotel was filthy, the same with the room. Ripped linen, stained towels, dirty bathroom, ripped carpet, it even smelled wrong. Do not even consider staying there.

2Thank Pulaski
Reviewed 24 July 2007

I have traveled all over this country an stayed in some pretty nasty motels but this one, by far and away, is the absolute WORST place I have ever had the displeasure of experiencing. As I tried to walk into the lobby for the purpose of checking in at the front desk, I had to wade through a group of...

4Thank NMCA_RW

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Budget Inn Express

Address: 1806 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436-1221 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
Region: United States > Illinois > Joliet
Price Range: €38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 48
Also Known As:
Budget Inn Express Hotel Joliet
Budget Inn Joliet
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“STAY AWAY!!!!!!!!! Don't be an idiot, like I was”
 of 5 bubbles 473sunshines, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Skip the hotel and find another place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles U9516XGrobertb, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“None, rooms are bad”
 of 5 bubbles 354tinat, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't get a room, best tip for this place.”
 of 5 bubbles neveragain0129144, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
“A room on the street side and away from the elevator would be better. Some noise coming from the adjacent Motel 6 may hinder guests in rooms facing that way.”
 of 5 bubbles sariev2013, 3 Aug 2013 | Read review
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