I booked this room based on price. I didn't have high expectations. The room was as clean as it could be given the generally run down condition of the property. The bed was comfortable and the ventilator could be set to provide a continuous stream of white noise to muffle the sounds from outside the room. The breakfast fare was the most minimal I've seen at any motel. Just one kind of cereal. No skim milk. When we opened the door to the room, we were hit with a blast of cigarette odor. I noticed that someone had opened the bathroom door so forcefully that they had knocked the doorknob bumper right through the wall. Not wanting to be blamed for this, I went down the the desk to report it. They said they would fix it, which they did the next morning. I also asked if I was given the correct room, because this was obviously a smoking room and we had booked a nonsmoking room. The manager said that they just needed to deodorize the room and immediately dispatched the desk clerk to our room. He entered with a big spray bottle. While we waited outside, he entered and commenced a full scale assault with his sprayer. He exited and said it should be better now. Upon entering, we had the distinct impression that the Avon lady's sample case had exploded. We shut the door and went to dinner. Upon our return, the room had reverted to its normal Marlboro odor. The perfume didn't stand a chance. I noticed the desk clerk delivering ionizing room deodorizers to two other rooms, so this seems to be par for the course at this property. When I took a shower, the towel I dried off with was permeated with the smell of cigarette smoke. Disgusting! I had trouble falling asleep because of the thick odor of the pillow and bedclothes. Ugh! It is apparently the philosophy of this motel to instantly change the designation of the room from smoking to nonsmoking from day to day. If you are a smoker, I'm sure you will love this place. Otherwise, beware. I give it two stars because I didn't see any bugs.
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- Also Known As:
- Quality Inn Carrollton
- Carrollton Quality Inn