Overall I was not impressed by this hotel. Immediately I was struck by how it smelled... See full review
really ready to rally
Jul 27, 2014
Welcome to the Americas Best Value Inn-Bell Tower of Centralia/ Illinois/ conveniently located in the heart of downtown Centralia within view of the historic Carillion Bell Tower and within walking distance of some of the finest dining and shopping in southern Illinois. Our 4-story interior access elevatorInn features 56 nicely furnished guest rooms with added amenities including cable TV with HBO and hairdryers. Upgrades include coffeemaker/ mini-fridge/ microwave/ and iron/board. We offer a FREE deluxe continental breakfast/ indoor pool/ and playground for the kids/ a meeting room for up to 100 people and a business center in the lobby. Come relax and enjoy the value at the Americas Best Value Inn-Bell Tower of Centralia. Complimentary Hi-Speed Wireless Internet Access available.
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Free local telephone calls
24 hour security
Coffee maker in room
Meal plan - continental
Television with cable
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Hairdryer in room
Sprinklers in rooms
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
Overall I was not impressed by this hotel. Immediately I was struck by how it smelled overwhelmingly damp in the lobby, hallway, and elevator. The lights also did that annoying buzzing that comes from industrial lighting past its prime. The staff
was helpful and polite throughout my two day stay. The continental breakfast was a complete joke, with mass produced danishes and english muffins. that was literally it. The room was clean but the mattress was very hard and I felt that there was this invisible grime covering all the services. Not horrible, but if there was another option for the same dirt cheap price, I probably would have stayed there instead. Honestly, you get what you pay for.
There is no shower exhaust fan in bathroom.
Our door was locked when we left the room - when we returned to the room the door was unlocked (spoke with desk supervisor who said he would speak to his clean up staff) Next time we returned to our
room we find the same thing had happened. Doors do not lock without slamming them and staff lets them quietly close unlocked.
This hotel is very smelly and loud. The walls were thin and you could hear every door slam. The first room I was in smelled moldy, but the staff graciously gave me another room, which was slightly better. Had I known, I would have stayed in nicer,
newer hotels about 15 minutes away. If you want to be right in the heart of Centralia then this hotel is good for that. Definitely a steal if you're looking to spend less.