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American Inn - Chico

  • Excellent0%
  • Very good6%
  • Average13%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible62%
  • 26 Nov. 2016
    “Should have booked at Motel 6”
  • 10 Nov. 2016
    “DO NOT STAY IN American Inn - Chico”
2573 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-1162 See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stayed there on Thanksgiving night. I should have spent more time investigating my options in Chico. American Inn should be razed. Broken toilet paper holder and towel bars, two towels/no face cloths, one tiny bar of soap, two hangers that appear to have been stolen...More

1  Thank BobandDi
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Booked this hotel for one night via the hotel website. Arrived with the front desk telling me they don't have my reservation, despite me showing them two email confirmations. He was, however after 10 minutes of 'looking up' my reservation, able to provide me with...More

1  Thank Mojito_Mo
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place is so gross!! Me and my boyfriend stayed for two nights in a row in the same room. And by the time the second night was over and it was the day we left we woke up with bites all over us. So...More

1  Thank tiff530
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stayed at the American Inn only because of its availability on a college-graduation weekend, which meant that motels were gouging guests with outrageous rates. So we ended up paying $150-plus for a miserable lodging experience. This is a very old motel and has been...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

In chronological order: 1) the male manager and his son snarled at each other and couldn't /wouldn't (??) speak English to each other when they tried to put in my reservation from an online site, which they could not seem to get done. 2) they...More

2  Thank veryverymad
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Price range
USD 40 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Price range
USD 40 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"I doubt there was a better room."
26 Nov. 2016
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"all of the reviews we've seen since we stayed here Mar 2016, say the same thing, terrible maintenance,..."
13 Mar. 2016
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"Do not go in the door. Really awful. Sleep in your car or on the ground, its cleaner"
18 May 2015
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