American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

3 stars
24 5th Street SW, Mason City, IA 50401
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.1
out of 5
13 reviews
HOTEL- MASON CITY, IOWA

ROOM WAS NEAT AND CLEAN. COFFEE WAS FRESH UNLIKE MOST HOTELS WHERE IT TASTES OLD. BREAKFAST WAS... See full review

  • SWYT
  • Aug 13, 2013
Good Value

Good Value and kind staff. Clean, quiet and comfortable bed. Water pressure at shower was excellent. See full review

  • Jungin
  • Nov 23, 2012
American Best Inn and Suites is conveniently located near several area attractions, mall, and restaurants. We offer 24-hr front desk service, free Hi-speed wireless internet, free HBO and cable, free local calls, bus and RV parking with plug-ins, steam iron available upon request, microwaves and fridges upon request.

Hotel Map

43.1472 -93.2014
Nearby airports
(MCW), 7.00, MI;
Area description
Downtown

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American Best Inn and Suites Mason City Rooms

Single Queen Non Smoking
Single Queen Non Smoking
Balcony Room
Private Balcony Room w/2 doubles
Double Non Smoking
Double Non Smoking

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Ice machine
Activities
Picnic area/tables
Dining
Vending machines
Services
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Wake-up service
FAX
Copy service
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Wheel chair access

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (13)

Ratings and reviews for American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Overall score

2.1 / 5
5.01.0
13 out of 13
Amenities:
2.1
Room cleanliness:
2.6
Hotel staff:
3.4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2.8
Value:
2.7

31% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SWYT
HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL
Aug 13, 2013

HOTEL- MASON CITY, IOWA

ROOM WAS NEAT AND CLEAN. COFFEE WAS FRESH UNLIKE MOST HOTELS WHERE IT TASTES OLD. BREAKFAST WAS GOOD BUT THE BREAKFAST AREA COULD BE A LITTLE BIGGER WITH A LITTLE MORE ROOM TO SIT AND MORE ROOM TO PREPARE YOUR BREAKFAST

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

NOTHING NEEDS TO BE DONE. EVERYTHING IS FAIRLY CLOSE AND THE QUALITY OF THESE THINGS IS GOOD.

Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Jimbo H
Dayton, Ohio
Jun 3, 2013

Dirty room

Bed was comfortable. Staff friendly. Room very dirty,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jungin
St. Joe, MO
Nov 23, 2012

Good Value

Good Value and kind staff. Clean, quiet and comfortable bed. Water pressure at shower was excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Grace the wonder women
Minnesota
May 18, 2012

Cheap night stay

Desk person talked too much about personal life that was way too much information. Did not like the dumpy look of the bar b q's outside of the office and people hanging out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
3
Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Mason city, IA.
May 29, 2011

MC1

Very nice 4 the price. Clerk was very polite and helpful (A+).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Good food and drink 1 block south.

Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Minneapolis
Feb 20, 2011

Not worth even the low price

If you are looking for a place to crash while you shoot heroine or kill a quart of bourbon this place might be for you. Even then, it could get inconvenient when you realize that there is no TP in the bathroom. Spend the extra $20 and stay at another hotel down the street. Even at the price this place isn't worth it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
iowa
Jan 17, 2011

very old not very clean

not very clean would not stay there again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

spend a little more stay some where else

Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Rochester, MN
Jul 25, 2010

America's Best Review

The staff was wonderful! Everything was clean but they could possibly use some funding to update some items (comforters worn out) and additional cleaning. It was a great hotel though and the staff really made up for it and definitely made us laugh. We enjoyed getting to have a conversation with them and they actually cared what we had to say. :)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short drive from hotel

Definitely check out the surf ballroom. No matter what band or type of music is playing there, just get tickets and go. That was the reason for our visit and we travel to Iowa just to go there and now we have a hotel we will be staying at more often when we visit.

Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
willsmi
Business
Kinderhook
Jul 24, 2010

MOTEL FROM HELL

When I arrived they gave me A room I opend the door and the room was not cleaned yet,I went back to the desk told them the problem they gave me another room I opend the door to the second room and it was not cleaned either,the third room was Filthy!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of American Best Inn and Suites Mason City

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
snowed out
Mason City, IA
Jun 20, 2010

Priced right, clean sheets

noisy vent fan, mattress springs crunched. This is an OLD motel. Price was comparatively low. Breakfast consisted of bad coffee, banana, stale minidoughnut.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
4
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