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Atlanta
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

On room 504, have a bedbugs. I have over 30 bedbug bite all over my body. I went to the lobbies and told them o bed bugs, and they were indifferent to the pest problem they have. Seems they do not care to solve the problem.

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13 Thank Atl4ever
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

just to start off this is a motel used solely for sleeping nothing else. and for $33 a night. its hard to beat. my room was clean and everything worked. nothing to complain about. remember: you get what you pay for.

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10 Thank evwind
Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Had a very similar experience to other reviewers on here, I stayed 5 nights at 58$ a night with tax... Lobby smelled gross,elevators smelled bad, shower temperatures fluctuate to scolding hot or freezing every 30 seconds or so, the front desk staff are very rude and even if there are two or three employees behind it doing nothing they will... More 

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4 Thank Colton G

Travellers are raving about these Wheat Ridge hotels

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

I am not sure what all the terrible reviews are about. All of these reviews are completely negative, and I totally disagree. I have stayed in this motel SEVERAL times. And will continue to. I have been traveling across the US all summer, and for a Motel at $50 a night, I am extremely satisfied. The staff is very helpful... More 

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3 Thank Iamrunlola
Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2013

This place was just disgusting! Yes, it looks okay from the highway & the rates seemed good, but we knew why the minute we stepped through the doors. Everything about this place was dirty & gross, except the lobby& price, that is why chose this motel. The lady at the front desk was really nice, but everything else was questionable.... More 

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7 Thank C M
Douglas, Wyoming
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013

My husband was bit by something twice a few nights ago, and bit another 7 times by something the next night. He has figured out that it is BED BUGS. The 3rd floor is infested with bed bugs and roaches. I was told the only floor that does not have bed bugs is the first. Well, my husband is on... More 

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7 Thank T C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2012

This slum property is dirty and smelly. Fellow guests look like derelicts and ex-cons. The front desk employees don't look much better. The manager who looks to be about 60 years old prances around in expensive, tight outfits more fit for a 25 year old, expensive jewelry, big bleached blond hair, trying to look like she runs a luxury resort... More 

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11 Thank Gary H
Long Island City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2012

I can't begin to tell you the experience I just had at this motel. I checked in and was given a key to room 130 and made my way through dark corridors and entered the spooky room. Clean enough except for the puddle of water in the bathroom and some sort of stain in the middle of the room. I... More 

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10 Thank Gabe P
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Worst experience ever! I paid for a week at the hotel, I reserved a non smoking room. The room and entire hotel smelled of smoke. The entire time there I had the patio door open to get rid of the smell. I even sprayed the entire room with febreeze. I guessed I should of bought bed bug spray. My last... More 

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8 Thank Vtiet
Raleigh, North Carolina
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96 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012

We stopped for a quick overnight after a long flight and, although thankful for a bed when everywhere else was booked, the entire hotel smelled of smoke BADLY, even in the rare non-smoking room. Windows in the 5th floor hallway were propped open with bed sheets hanging out. And police were roaming the parking lot looking at license plates. Trust... More 

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8 Thank sbsmithfl

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about American Motel

Address: I-70 & Kipling, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Region: United States > Colorado > Wheat Ridge
Price Range: $91 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 138
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Never stay here!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles sharkb808, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here at all”
 of 5 bubbles 38TC, 16 May 2013 | Read review
“Anywhere but here”
 of 5 bubbles CherylK342, 22 Aug 2012 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles pg124, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
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