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Americas Best Value Inn - Williams / Grand Canyon
Ranked #19 of 30 Hotels in Williams
Vergennes, Vermont
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4 reviews
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“Clean & Great Price”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

I'm not sure why there are so many bad reviews for this hotel. It is a great location if you are going to the Grand Canyon and the price was right. The room was updated (new bathroom, floors, etc.), the beds were decent and the manager was very friendly. I have no complaints at all.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

We stayed here for one night on the way to the Grand Canyon. We wanted to stay in Holbroook, AZ at the Wigwam Motel (heard it is a great experience) but we didn't want to stay so far away from the Grand Canyon. When I called to book a room in Williams to sleep in a CABOOSE, they were booked up. Call ahead of time and you can have the cool experience. Econo Lodge in Williams is very small rooms and bathrooms are nasty. The door wouldn't even shut on the bathroom. The bed linens were clean but didn't want to take off my shoes until I climbed in the bed. I have seen worse but for $100 it was pitiful.

Room Tip: Tons of hotels in Williams, but pricey because of the location to Grand Canyon. Book Ahead!
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Used this motel for one night only. Small double bed in Williams small room. Linen was clean but shower and bath area was grubby. No tea or coffee maker in room. Thin walls make for tv and neighbour noise. Breakfast nothing exceptional with weak coffee tasteless pre made waffles and no microwave to make warm oats or cereal. The lady in the breakfast room hung around as if to watch the food and quantities being consumed. Bless the manger who did his best to direct US to the grand canyon because of government closure but we failed. Bless the senators for helping us miss the trip of a lifetime but most of all my heart goes out to the innocents who are losing financially. There are lots of accommodation in Williams . Sorry econolodge but you must try harder

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2013

One night stopover for trip to Grand Canyon. Lady on reception was very helpful for information on Grand Canyon sunset times and directions so you could plan early departure. Price was reasonable, room was a little outdated and not the cleanest but bearable. Motel was quiet but be aware of bar opposite playing live music. Also a train comes through town at about 2am with horn blaring so be prepared!! Motel is on Route 66 so that was bonus. Lovely Irish/Mexican restaurant on opposite side of road.

Room Tip: Ear plugs for 2am train!! ....I left at motel 04:30 for sunset 06:18 at Grand Canyon and only just...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

We were driving through to visit Grand Canyon. This was perfect. The people checking us in we're pleasant and helpful. The hotel is old and the price was reasonable. Rt 66 was fun and the restaurants had good food. We ate lunch at cruiser cafe 66 and they were so nice and friendly. We ate dinner at station 66 and again good food. Both places had outside seating and a live musician.

  • Stayed September 2013
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West Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

Stayed only one night, very kind service, loved the location (just two steps across there are tipical western style bars), flat screen TV and a decent breakfast.
A little noisy because probably very close to the road.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled solo
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Running Springs, Ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This is a very dated motel. It was passable for just passing through, but overpriced for the quality of the accommodations. We stayed here during the 4th of July weekend and the town and motel was full of tourists. My first impression during check in was very positive. The lady at the counter was very personable and efficient. No problems with either the check in or check out. The room itself was disappointing. I would guess that nothing had been done to update or upgrade the accommodations since the day it was built. For the amount of money I spent, I would have expected better. Because of the holiday weekend, the motel was full. The area to eat breakfast was a tiny room off in the corner of the complex - too small to accommodate the number of people. We ended up eating on a rickety plastic table set up next to the parking lot. While in a pinch I would stay again, but it would be far down the list of choices.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Americas Best Value Inn - Williams / Grand Canyon
Address: 302 E Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046-2606 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
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Region: United States > Arizona > Williams
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 30 Hotels in Williams
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn - Williams / Grand Canyon 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Americas Best Value Inn Grand Canyon Gateway offers the most value for your money when staying for business, pleasure, or just passing through. We offer clean spacious rooms, free continental breakfast, and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Our guest rooms include hairdryer, 32 inch flat panel satellite TV, HBO, ESPN, table with chairs and clock radio. Microwave, mini-fridge, and coffeemaker are available upon request. Take advantage of our extremely comfortable beds and relax while saving money year-round with our Kids Stay Free Policy (11 and under in parent's room). For your convenience our hotel is 100 percent smoke free. Sorry, no pets allowed. We are located off East State Route 66, and are near attractions such as Arizona State Railroad Museum, Kaibab National Forest and Bearizona Wildlife Park. Americas Best Value Inn Grand Canyon Gateway is your best choice within the southern terminus of the Grand Canyon Railway of Arizona. We offer ideal accommodations and location whether you are in town for business, vacation, sightseeing, music or food festivals, or simply passing through on your way to Phoenix or Tucson. At Americas Best Value Inn Grand Canyon Gateway our goal is to provide our guests a great experience, not just a place to stay. At Americas Best Value Inn Grand Canyon Gateway, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow. ... more   less 
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Econo Hotel Williams
Econo Lodge Williams
Williams Econo Lodge

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