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Russell, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I can honestly say I would never stay here again or recommend anyone stay here. We were given a VIP room that was straight out of the 50's. The room and towels smelled very musty and damp. There was someone else's hair all over the bathroom floor. It was just plainly put "awful". The continental breakfast was not much of...

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Milav P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

I deeply apologize for the experience that you had during your stay and for the inconvenience that the items you listed caused you. Our team is glad to have your feedback, we are working to make sure that each of your comments are addressed and that each item is resolved right away. We will be very thoroughly cleaning and shampooing...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I thought I was booking Americinn, a chain I am familiar with. The hotels are across a parking lot from each other. This America's Best Value Inn was a poor value for me. I booked two nights over a month in advance. I would have gone to another hotel if a room would have been available in the area. This...

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Milav P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I apologize for anything about your stay that was not quite what you had expected. All of your concerns are very important to me. I am addressing each of your comments and working to make improvements for all of our guests as well as the repairs to the lock. I will be meeting with our staff about each...

Sumner, Iowa
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Dirty room; no remote for TV. Was told that I would have to manually work TV and then the clerk laughed at me. Then looked at breakfast the next morning and decided to go to the nearby Perkins. My advice to travelers is if this place is the only one with rooms, try Mason City.

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Milav P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize for your experience during your visit to Clear Lake. I am addressing each of your comments, I will be checking all of our rooms very thoroughly to make sure that everything is fresh, clean, and that everything is in great working order so that we can provide a comfortable relaxing stay. Thank you so much for your...

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The sheets were not clean. The bed had obviously been slept in and the bed was made without changing the sheets. The continental breakfast was a joke. Orange juice machine was nearly 100% water and waffle maker was out of order. No meat or eggs. Only cereal and something that might have been biscuits and gravy.

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Milav P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

I am very sorry about your stay not quite meeting your expectations. I am addressing each of your concerns and working to improve for all of our guests. We have a tasty breakfast every morning and I will be checking all of our great breakfast items to make sure everything is just right. I have made our house keeping staff...

Hills, IA
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I basically wanted to stay in Clear Lake Memorial Day weekend but got busy at work and neglected to make reservations. This motel was the only one I could find with a vacancy. Basically they should just fill in the pool and not say they even have one then do some basic maintenance - the south door sticks and squeaks...

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Milav P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

I am very sorry about your stay not meeting your expectations. Thanks for making me aware of the issues with your stay. Our maintenance person is addressing your comments and making all of the needed repairs. We are glad to have your feedback we are always working to improve for our guests and provide the best possible stay. I hope...

Sartell
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have never given a bad review for motels my whole life. I'm 51 years old, but we were very disappointed from day 1 of our 4 day stay. First of all the desk clerk was so confused that I was paying for my room in cash. We reserved non smoking room, got to our room ashtrays allover and you...

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Milav P, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

I am so sorry about the problems that you experienced and for anything about your visit that didn't meet your expectations. Your feedback is very important and I will be addressing each of your concerns personally so that situations like this never happen again. The comfort of our guests is our top priority and we strive to provide everyone with...

Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 3 December 2015

When checking into room, we pulled the bedspread off only to find nasty white chunks of who knows and dried blood on the actual sheets! HOW NASTY!! This was also a non-smoking room and reeked of smoke. I would never recommend this place to anyone! There are 2 beautiful and CLEAN hotels right across the street,save your time and stay...

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ABVICL_Mgmt, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for your dissatisfaction with our guest service. We strive to exceed our guest’s expectations. However, we also realize that some of our guests may not be completely impressed and this is why our operations team continuously review service opportunities to evolve our processes so we may exceed our guest service and customer expectations....

Saint Joseph, Missouri
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We work on the road and stay at many different motels. We had a very different experience with this one, upon staying in our room we had asked one maid to leave us extra towels. Upon returning after a hard day of work we not only did not have towels but the room was filthy. We told the front desk...

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ABVICL_Mgmt, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Americas Best Valuel Inn and Suites in Clear Lake, Iowa. We are very pleased and grateful for such a positive feedback surrounding our services and great amenities that our hotel offers. Our goal is to provide excellent service and creating an exceptional experience for our guests. In reading your comments, I am sorry...

Spring Hill, Kansas
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I only stay 1 night. I found the hotel to be clean and quiet. The front desk folks were extremely friendly. Additionally there a couple fast food places walking distance. Continental breakfast wasn't bad. I would recommend this hotel.

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ABVICL_Mgmt, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

The entire team at the Americas Best Value Inn Clear Lake, IA would like to thank you for your feedback and compliments. Thanks for staying with us and for your kind review. Glad to know you were happy here, and please know we appreciate the opportunity to serve. Let us know when you are coming back, will throw something special...

Mason City, Iowa
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The facility is totally renovated and clean to best of its standards. Front desk girl Gigi was pleasant and supportive. Breakfast was satisfactory. We did not have any kind of disturbances during our stay as can be seen in other motels in the area.

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ABVICL_Mgmt, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences and compliments. I am glad we exceeded your expectations and provided you with an amazing experience at the Americas Best Value Inn in Clear Lake, Iowa. It was indeed a pleasure to read your comments and I would very much like to thank you, for the time you have taken to offer your feedback....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Americas Best Value Inn, Clear Lake, offers the most value for your money when staying for business, pleasure, or just passing through. We offer clean spacious rooms, 24-hour front desk help, free continental breakfast, a business center, coffee/tea in the lobby, and a seasonal, heated, outdoor pool. All guest rooms include microwaves, mini-fridges, an iron and ironing board, free wireless internet, and cable TV with HBO. Take advantage of our extremely comfortable beds and relax while saving money year-round with our Kids Stay Free Policy (11 and under in parent's room). For guests that are in town on long-term corporate assignments or business trips, we also offer special weekly and monthly rates, as well as direct billing options. For your convenience our hotel offers both smoking and non-smoking rooms. Pets are welcome with a pet fee. We are centrally located near attractions such as The Fort Custer Maze, The Kinney Pioneer Museum, Clear Lake Arts Center, and The Surf Ballroom & Museum, and the Buddy Holly crash site. The hotel is located just off of exit 194 on I-35, within walking distance of many restaurants. We offer ideal accommodations and location, whether you are in town for sightseeing, vacation, business, or simply passing through. At Americas Best Value Inn, Clear Lake, our goal is to provide our guests with a great experience, not just a place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake

Address: 1306 N 25th St, Clear Lake, IA 50428-2062 (Formerly Budget Inn)
Region: United States > Iowa > Clear Lake
Price Range: €106 - €126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn- Clear Lake 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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