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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I knew we would be stopping in late after traveling all day and simply was looking for a clean room to spend the night. This is what we got. After reading some of the reviews I was a little concerned about my choice. This motel is older but is fine for an overnight stay. If I was looking for a...

Thank dbowman55
Vale, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This one wasn't a handicap room but we have our own equipment when we need it. Just a good decent comfortable roomy place to be . We like older motels where you can park right in front of your room , this one was very convenient.

Thank Kathy J
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Was in a hurry booking a place..should have read theTrip Advisor reviews - instead just looked at Expedia reviews. Wow...past comments by Trip Advisor folks are spot on. Awful, just awful. Will share photos. Bathroom, toilet, bed were not meeting regular 'cleanliness' by any standards. We asked for the manager to come look at the bed - which looked like...

2Thank northwestkiki
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This is a dinky-dink little dead town. The hotel is nothing to look at, yet makes up with it by a nice kitchenette area (room 33) and a clean room. The other thing I liked is they had the soap and shampoo mounted to walls, so there is less trash with all those little bottles floating around the planet. The...

Thank j88inc
Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Owner &, his mother manned the front desk. Very friendly & informative BUT that`s not enough. Serious problem even trying to get into the room. You had to juggle the handle just right to enter. I went to the front desk to say the key didn't work. She went to try and help when the daughter? shows up & says...

Thank carolmP2669KX
Lillian, Alabama
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Spend the extra $5-$10 for a decent budget motel. We wished we had. On long road trips, we will go for lower end properties such as Days Inn or Baymont for quick rest stops, so we can splurge when we get to where we are going. We try to support non-chain properties when possible. It usually works well. Not here,...

1Thank LizisOK
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Don't do it...not even for the great rate of $45 in those coupon books. Nope! Not worth it! Filthy! Bugs everywhere in the room! Pubes on the shower walls. Gritty, dirty tile floors. Toothbrush spray on the mirror. Gum wrapper and burrs on the bed. The drawers had bread ties, onion skins and popcorn in them like someone had been...

Thank TJ K
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I'll start by saying the desk clerk was holding her 2-week old baby, and I have a feeling that she's responsible for a lot of the caretaking that happens there. The common areas hadn't been attended to (to put it mildly) for some time. However, the room was clean although without "kleenex," shampoo, etc., and the towels were plentful. The...

Thank soose68
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The room-door lock was loose; we felt unsafe. The toilet tank had lost water for flushing; we had to pour water using the trash bin. They had not equipped our room with towels; we had to ask them for the stuff after the check-in. I have to recommend anybody to stay away from booking a room of this motel.

1Thank Blackbook2016
Anson, Texas
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Booked thru TripAdvisor but when we arrived, new owner had cancelled our reservation (and rented our room) because we had pets. Website said they accepted pets when we booked. Did not find out about this until we arrived. Guess it was a blessing in disguise since lobby had odor and not clean. Personnel was on their way out.

Thank EGoos

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Whitten Inn

Address: 1705 West Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855 (Formerly America's Best Value Inn)
Region: United States > Texas > Van Horn
Price Range: $71 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whitten Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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