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Craig, Colorado
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Cost of room changed depending on who you talked to:owner or his wife. Beware! Rooms were very outdated. Dirty carpet, towels were thread-bare, bedspreads and blankets were worn and washed out. Some rooms had small refrigerators and microwaves, some did not but price for either room was the same. I found short dark hairs on sheets in first room I...

Thank jyl53
Glassboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I booked this for a very low rate, as I was just interested in a place to sleep and a hot shower. I don't mind an older motel with character anyway. I specified late check-in, and it was before midnight when we rolled in. Could not enter office, but had to speak through plastic. The front desk service that was...

1Thank SherryDarling222
Tazewell, Virginia
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The motel is in desperate need of updating. Rooms are small. Spreads & blankets were riddled with cigarette burns. (We had non smoking king room) Sheets were clean and bed was very comfortable. Shower didn't work well, long wait for hot water. Wash cloths were stained. No refrigerator, coffee maker, or hairdryer. Redeeming quality is being Pet Friendly. Cost of...

1Thank Joan D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The motel is a typical old style american motels. We found two big queen size bed with spring mattresses. The room looks old but neat and clean. The bathroom is "funny", quite clean as well. Despite the advice on booking.com, the hotel does not have free wifi, it is only on payment. There is no breakfast included. Overall Blue Jay...

1Thank Antonio F
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped here because it was the only place on that particular exit. The hotel was pet friendly...only a $5 pet fee, which was nice....but the place was nasty when I pulled back my sheets there was black cat or dog hair all over the sheets I sneezed all night. I should have left and asked for my money back...

Thank Karijaniene
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I booked this hotel through Priceline as a stop through on my way south. The college graduation filled up the better hotels so this was my last option in the area. The motel is dated and looks like something from the 1970s. The room was dirty with dust piled up throughout. I killed multiple bugs in the one night I...

Thank Scott E
Hogansville, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I was not happy when my husband stopped at this motel on our way home from Massachusetts, but, I have to admit it was better than I expected. The view of the mountains from the motel was absolutely beautiful. The rooms are dated, the towels are very thin, and no toiletries are provided; however, the room including the bathroom was...

3Thank Mary T
Austin, TX
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We paid $51+tax ($57) for four people. PROS: * Fairly clean (surprisingly) * In-room fridge & microwave * Almost a good value CONS: * Extremely dated * The clerk (whom I assume was the proprietor) was unfriendly and impolite. Had she smiled even once or not snapped at me I would have given this place an extra star. * $51...

1Thank MichaelBluejay
Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Stayed here was a nightmare. WOULD NOT STAY HERE AGAIN!! The name and the place sounds great but ones you in you want to live the place smells very bud. This motel is one of the worse hotel i stain in my my life. The owner of this place need to demolish the building sorry but that is the true....

Thank zorro551
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Hospitality / Guest Service: Sucks. The older Indian lady at the front desk was apparently thinking she’s still in India. Pretty rude and confrontational. She wanted to charge my credit card $1 more – “because of all the credit card fees”. I declined. Obviously upset about the fact, she swiped my card through the terminal and threw it back to...

2Thank Dmitry M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Budget Host Blue Jay Motel

Address: 5399 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-8359
Region: United States > Virginia > Salem
Price Range: £36 - £48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Host Blue Jay Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Arrive during the day; confirm ahead.”
 of 5 bubbles SherryDarling222, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Not a noisy area. All rooms face highway.”
 of 5 bubbles joand890, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Do not choose this motel”
 of 5 bubbles scotte898, 18 May 2014 | Read review
“nothing IS GOOD HERE sorry!!!!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles zorro551, 13 Nov 2013 | Read review
“room 109 was what I had.”
 of 5 bubbles TedS1964, 22 Oct 2012 | Read review
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