I have always stayed in Days Inn when traveling and must say that I am really disappointed with this particular overnight stay which was pre-booked. The price for this motel was ridiculous and I have stayed at road side motels that were nicer than this for a lot less money. First of all, it was 95 degrees outside and the middle of summer. The common hallways throughout, both upstairs and downstairs were stiffling hot with no air conditioning on at all. Additionally, the hallways had an odor and also a musty smell to them. My reservation was booked upstairs and the heat was even worse in the halls. There is NO ELEVATOR in this motel and the stairs are extremely steep. This was difficult for my mother who was traveling with me. As a result, my room was switched to a downstairs unit. I thought that once I got through the hot, smelly halls the room would be better. NOT. The air conditioning was not on and the mini fridge was unplugged. I requested a smoking room as I am a smoker, however, the stale stench of smoke in the room was overwhelming. I had to make several trips to the office--only one bath towel, to complain about the room stink, and because I thought the fridge was not working. The front desk clerk indicated that the cleaning staff unplug the fridges and it did eventually come on. It took several hours to get cool and I had to purchase another drink because my hot drink took until morning to get cool. I was given some spray for the room, which did help immensely. The room was supposed to be a double bed, but it is more like a full--be warned in case you are used to a bigger bed. For the positives, the night clerk was extremely nice and helpful even with all of the many trips to the office. The day clerk was nice as well. The continental breakfast was exactly as shown on the web picture, with the exception of bananas. The television channels are many and included HBO which was nice. Value for the money-no. Oh and there was a total of 6 cars that stayed here on the night that I did. My impression is that they are cost cutting. However, this particular motel needs a major overhaul for the prices they are charging.
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