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City Center Best Rates Motel

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Guy at desk knows where to eat~reminds of ht guy on 30 rock with goofy hats. Old motel. cheap. I slept well. Shower worked. It is cheap. Chill out and have a beer. I liked it. Easy to get to and the remote worked fine. extra stars for the outlet plug ins....

4Thank BuickWagon
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Before giving the review, I’ll point out that I prefer staying in the center of towns. I don’t want to be right off the highway or by the airport, I want to be in the town (or city, whatever the case happens to be). This little motel served that purpose, allowing us to explore the streets of Shelton before tucking...

2Thank Mike191919
Longview, Washington
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Four simple words: DO NOT STAY HERE. Firstly, the advertised rate of the first page of their website states CLEARLY: "Special - $39.95 per night, double occupancy." That should have been the first clue. Secondly, it is NOT is a good part of town...which is pretty obvious, since Shelton is a very small town. Thirdly, when I checked in, my...

13Thank Cyndi S
Dawn S, Owner at City Center Best Rates Motel, responded to this review

The City Center Best Rates Motel, Due to efforts from previous owners', the new owner, and a new team of hard working dedicated housekeeper's Our motel has made many improvement's, and We would like invite everyone to come see for themselves; We promise you wont be dissapointed !

Gig Harbor
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Shelton is a comfortable city and the hotel is ideally located on the edge of downtown. I have stayed in this hotel twice now. The price is right and the rooms are old but clean enough. Unfortunately, my most recent stay was rather unpleasant because of a strong odor of mildew. Maybe it was just our room, but I suspect...

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gig harbor, wa
Reviewed 14 January 2010

We were looking for a small cute town for a little getaway, a place where you could walk to everything. Downtown Shelton has many neat little businesses that could make for a nice time if you like to walk to things as everything's right there! Unfortunately we were on a tight budget for our "getaway," and it was great that...

1Thank Travelincookie66
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 8 December 2008

There was no where else to stay and I was too exhausted to drive on to Bremerton. This motel was the only game in town. I was leery when we had to sign out the TV remote. To be frank--this motel is old and the floor isn't level. The doors on the room are new, but the furniture is not....

1Thank Seein'_the_world
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Seattle, WA
1 review
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2004

We love the small town atmosphere. We feel safe and enjoy walking to the movie theatre through the historic area. Its' comfortable, clean, is set up so you can have a full pot of good coffee in your room in the AM., the beds are very good, etc. When we just want to get away from answering our phones,or for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean rooms; great staff; good security; prime location; A/C; WiFi; Fridge/Micro/Coffee pot; Pet friendly and the best prices in town! ... more   less 

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Address: 128 E Alder St, Shelton, WA 98584-3100
Region: United States > Washington > Shelton
Number of rooms: 13
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“BOOK SOMEWHERE ELSE. The Super 8 is a LUXURY hotel, compared to the City Center. And, by the way - they DON'T have the best rates, despite their claims to the contrary!”
  • Beat up bathroom vanity and mismatched old towels
  • Old, frayed, mismatched towels
  • Shower Stall - No Garden Tub Here!
  • Bugs in Light
  • Grungy bathroom caulk
  • Torn dirty curtains
  • Cracking walls
  • More Cracked walls
CyndiS179, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
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