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“Not so CLEAN!”

Budget Inn Riverside
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Budget Inn Riverside
Ranked #15 of 24 Hotels in Riverside
Riverside, California
1 review
“Not so CLEAN!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

When I first came in the room, I noticed toothpaste still in the bathroom sink. And then I saw ROACHES in the shower and in the microwave in my room. The room looked as if no one came in to clean prior to myself. The owner/management was a little rude. When I requested a change of towles, it seemed I was inconvenienced them.

Room Tip: There seems to be some drug activity and prostitution problem while I stayed there. Families beware...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Moreno Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

this motel is very beautiful and is a very friendly environment. i would reccomend it to anyone. the beds are very comfortable to sleep in, the rooms made me feel right at home, and the people made me feel very comfortable there.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

First off those who gave this hotel an excellant rating must have stayed at a different hotel or stayed at far worse hotels than this. This hotel is anything but excellent. I had a bad feeling upon checking in the staff is extremely rude and unprofessional. That was a big red flag I ignored. But what sent me out the door was the condition of the room. It smelled like mold, some electrical wiring was sticking out, the furniture is old and chipped a few had tagging in it. It's just deplorable. Do not ever consider staying here. Upon checking out (within an hour the smell was that bad) I told the receptionist why I was leaving so soon and he just shrugged it off and just said people cooked in there so that's where the smell came from.


It's just unbelievable! The lack of courtesy and professionalism. For godsake you are in the hospitality industry, your main goal is to make your guests feel comfortable and safe and to treat them with dignity and respect. Have some common sense, you are running a business.

  • Stayed March 2012
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Dan B, Manager at Budget Inn Riverside, responded to this review, 17 April 2012
I am so sorry that your stay was not comfortable. It is so important that our guests bring these type of concerns to my attention. Sometimes in our kitchennette suites people stay for months. Dear guest I am not sure what room you stayed in or on what day. Please be kind enough to give me a call so we can figure out exactly what happened.
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2011

Receptionist not friendly, helpful, or willing to extend common courtesies offered at many nearby hotels. No chance I'll be back.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Danjay, Manager at Budget Inn Riverside, responded to this review, 1 November 2011
Dear Guest we are very sorry to hear you are not coming back
were you upset beacause we wouldn't give you more time or ??
please call the manager
thanks
Budget Inn of Riverside
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2010

Stayed here with my fiance for one night and came back again the next simply because it has amazing rooms! clean roomy and very nice service for the price. I recommend you stay here if your in the area and are in a budget close to food and stores. =)

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Moreno Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2010

buddet inn is a nice and clean budget place , the staff is very polite and want to make sure your stay is a very pleasant one. I have stayed at the budget fews days a week for a while, i have been treated very nice as a guest, my room is always clean and very comfortable, i would recommend this hotel. as a guest here I have always enjoyed my stay.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled on business
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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2010

My first stay at the Budget Inn in Riverside and I can say with assurance I will be back. There is a helpful and friendly staff, the rooms are ***clean*** and comfortable, and the price can't be beat! Far better than the Motel 6 I have stayed @ before for comparable pricing I felt I got far more at the Budget Inn . I stop along the road on occasion when I am traveling for work and have always preffered smaller chains to the big ones anyway.

The people, location and price make this for me, the BEST value in the Riverside area.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Budget Inn Riverside

Property: Budget Inn Riverside
Address: 1911 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507-5203
Region: United States > California > Riverside
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 24 Hotels in Riverside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Inn Riverside 2*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dear Guest, we are located near UCR1 mile from Riverside Convention Center/Downtown/Court House, 25+ restaurants within a mile, Movie theater .5 miles. We welcome PETS in limited rooms, please ask the front desk. FREE Wi-fi, Cable TV with 80+ channels, Refrigerator and Microwave available. ... more   less 
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