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Alpine Motel
Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Abingdon
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Room was HUGE. Can't believe how spacious it was. Had a nice field in front so it was nice to sit out there in the evening and wind down. Appears to be that the owners may be replacing sinks, floors or something. For the most part was clean. Had a stain on one blanket of one bed which just grossed me out and one of the walls needed a good wipe down but no bugs or random hairs anywhere. The owner who checked us in needs a lesson on hospitality. The coffee in the lobby SUCKED! I'd stay there again but may look for another Mom and Pop hotel nearby.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Was very surprised at the cleanliness and upgrade of the room. Very friendly and accommodating owners!! Beautiful country view. We will definitely stay there again! We were there during the week so it was very quiet and peaceful.

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Reviewed 10 August 2013

This is how a motel should be laid out. Park in front of the door to the room, all on ground level. Nice big room, plenty of space. Very clean, comfortable bed. Pretty grounds, nice location. Coffee in the room would be a nice addition, and should be there as the rates are reasonable, but not cheap. Just right!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank kcmotornut
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

The Alpine Motel is my kind of place. It is an actual motor hotel. You can pull your car up to your room. It is up on a hill above and away from the hustle and bustle of the interstate and most of the noise of heavy trucks. The view from every room is like a postcard of the Tennessee Valley off toward Mount Rogers in the distance. It is clean and well maintained. There are not a lot of amenities but the essentials are solid. In a quick review I see one bad review and lots of others like mine that praise this place. I spent 20 years chasing disasters as a contract inspector so I have stayed at practically every place imaginable. This is the kind of place that road warriors wish they could find at every stop. The clean well kept reasonably priced motel run by real people with real lives. I no longer travel for a living but my wife and I like to come to plays at the Barter Theater. We stay at the Alpine as a treat. Stop wondering and give it a try. If you are a reasonable practical person you will be very happy at the Alpine.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

I was very nervous about staying here because of the mixed reviews, but we checked in and it was fine. The room was clean - smelled of bleach when we checked in - and very spacious. As others have said, there are no extras - two people get two bath towels, two hand towels, two wash cloths.(Some hotels give you four or more of each.) The towels were not what you would call plush, but they did the job. Bring your coffeemaker, coffee, hairdryer and shampoo. Our TV was restricted on the volume, which was a bit of a problem for the hard of hearing spouse, since the AC was very loud. The continental breakfast is your choice of frosted flakes or bran flakes and a pre-packaged pastry. But for the price, it was fine. It is very convenient to the town. The rooms were clean and quiet. I felt safe. We stayed two nights.

Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Catfish008
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Based on others reviews I decided to stay at the Alpine Motel; it was right off 81,drove right up to my room; desk employee very helpful; The motel is tucked up on a little hill so you can sit on the chairs outside your room and see a beautiful view of the Va. mountains; room large,clean and modern. Only a continental breakfast,no coffee in your room, very minimal, but for these low prices what do you expect? I wish all my stops on my trip could have been as pleasant as this one.

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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Skip this motel. Tripadvisor rejected my first review as they felt I was accusing the motel of misrepresenting the reviews! Tripadvisor is simply waning if it again rejects this as people need the truth about places to stay, in order to use the Tripadvisor site! This was a dreadful place. Don't know how it got any stars. There were stains on my sheets and the walls. Very unfriendly manager or owner. Just awful and I could not wait to leave in the morning. Tripadvisor, really, let people advise each other if you want this to be a viable site and useful to travelers.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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2  Thank JackBlack1952
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Additional Information about Alpine Motel

Address: 882 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210-4415
Region: United States > Virginia > Abingdon
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Abingdon
Price Range: £49 - £58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alpine Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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