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“ITS A DUMP!”
Review of Avalon Motel

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Avalon Motel
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Saugus
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“ITS A DUMP!”
Reviewed 3 April 2011

I stayed at the avalon for awhile I didn't want to but u can't get a room around here cause of
homeless mothers the state pays for them so it hard to get a room I'm living from motel to motel right now its a tough time in life. So I no motels the Avalon is the worst they have rug burns on all their rugs they never wash that comforter on the bed the TVs r bad wholes in walls and floor plumbing stinks no water pressure the water dribbles on u. The staff most of them very rude they have maids on the weekend who r junkies self admitted and all they did was complain how they hated their jobs. The place is a slum and who ever wrote anything good about this place most own or work there cause there's nothing good about it.

  • Stayed April 2011
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8 Thank Fredingra
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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2009

Stayed the weekend at the motel. It was located close to Boston and right on Rt1. Rooms were nice. I read the other review when I got home and this is the only reason im writing. We got a non-smoking room and it smelled fine. Everything else was what you would expect from a small motel.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
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Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2009

liked the name online, got in the room, and saw why they have no pictures on their site.
The room smelled like smoke, there were cigarette burns in the carpet. The nightstand was full of graffitti in the drawer. The shower was small, with no full size towels. The entertainment center was chipped. The bedding even smelled of smoke, we wondered how clean it was.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank BillyYank
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NYC
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Reviewed 8 March 2007

I was pleasantly surprised when i checked in to the Avalon Motel. I was in Boston for the weekend and didn't want to pay the high Boston hotel prices and found this small motel just outside of Boston. While the Avalon is not in the upper end of the Hotel scale they do offer a clean, neat and friendly environment. Our stay was very pleasant.

  • Stayed November 2006, travelled as a couple
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Thank Smart-TravelerNYC
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Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2006

Yes not only does the Avalon allow 18 plus but it also allows other questionable activity. On any given visit Ive had fellow guests that were dealing/doin drugs, prostitutes, amoung other criminal/perv intented. The price is right but you get what ya pay for. So keep that in mind. Definately NOT a family place for gods sake!!!

Stayed August 2006
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5 Thank thirdshift69
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Reviewed 31 May 2006

I am a NYC chick who travels to MA on occasions. I would go to MA and since i was only 19 a lot of motels would give me problems and I wasnt able to get a room. Now Avalon Motel was great when it came to this. Yes they card but if you are not 21 they wont give you a hard time getting a room at all. Make sure you dont cause any trouble and you wil be fine. The rooms are clean as well as the bathroom. Now one thing that caught my eye was that for it being a motel you saw no "naughty" channels. To me its a good thing though. Dunkin Donuts is right next door. They open early in the morning until late at night. I have stayed in this motel a total of three times since 04/2005. I will definitely recommend it to anyone. By the way prices are about 65 a night.

  • Stayed October 2005
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Property: Avalon Motel
Address: 1529 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-4113
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Saugus
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Saugus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Avalon Hotel Saugus

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