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“You get what you pay for....I should of known better”
Review of Totem Motel

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Totem Motel
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Shelby
Monee, Illinois
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“You get what you pay for....I should of known better”
Reviewed 8 September 2009

I decided to spend the night in Shelby Montana on my way to Glacier National Park after a long day driving. On my GPS was a list of hotels. I called the Totem and asked if they had rooms available. They did and when I asked how much I was told $39.00. I arrived to a very old, very outdated motel dated probably from the 50's. After a long day on my motorcycle I just wanted a place to sleep. I probably should of kept going after I saw the shape of the place, but I didn't. The door to the room barely closed and locked. No double bolt. A huge crack in the only window with tape over it. Filthy, dirty carpet, one light on the ceiling and when I turned on the shower, rusty water came out of the showerhead!
On a good note the tv worked fine, I didn't see any bugs in the room and the bed wasn't all that bad. I guess all this explains why I was the only one staying here. Also there's nothing at all in the area except a grocery store across the street where I bought some snacks for my room.
Everyone know I like adventure. If you only have $39.00 to spend for a room and are desperate then this is your place. If ever in the area again I would choose someplace else.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled solo
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Property: Totem Motel
Address: 730 Oilfield Ave, Shelby, MT 59474-1639
Region: United States > Montana > Shelby
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Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Shelby
Number of rooms: 12
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Totem Motel Shelby, Montana

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