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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were grad students traveling on a budget. We booked via Air BnB SURPRISE THIS WAS A MOTEL. We thought ok this place looks cute and classic, which it is... from the outside. From the inside the sheets were stained and umm questionable. We had to ask for toilet paper. Both nights we heard really scary yelling. The room next...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Third time I stayed here. I was upgraded to another room after I told the manager the air conditioner was not working. This room was a slightly later addition to the property. Larger bed, flat-panel digital TV, small kitchen with microwave and fridge, walk-in tub/shower. This property is older, from a time before I-10 was the main road in town,...

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Ashburton
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We did not enjoy our stay here, no staff around when we tried to check in, cleaner had to phone owner to come and check us in, was disappointed in our room and service, would not go back and would not recommend.

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Wonderful customer service here! Family run business and really nice place to stay! Had a great time and beds were clean and rooms complete with little kitchen area. Very happy with our visit and would definitely come back again! :)

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Harry P, Manager at Frontier Motel, responded to this review

Hi Danya. Thank you for your review and positive comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and the location and friendly staff. We hope to see you again during your next visit to Tucson.

Baxley, Georgia
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Pulling into the place you get the feeling that you are not at a nightly place. Looks more like cheap housing. Once getting situated onto the room you can tell that this was THE go to place in it's time. If they would put some money into the place modernizing the rooms, this would be a great place. I will...

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Thank AnanomASS
Harry P, Manager at Frontier Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments and tips! We appreciate your time and effort in providing the feedback we need to hear from our Guests. We have started our remodeling phase at the Frontier. We are upgrading our rooms, bathrooms, as well as our pool. We will be hoping to completed this project at the end of...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 17 March 2015

To be honest some may think my title is a harsh one, however to be fair this was one of the most troubling and complicated motels to have visited. So it all starts when I book through booking.com and had to find a last resort place for the night on my long journey of hotel reviewing. When I arrived I...

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Harry P, Manager at Frontier Motel, responded to this review

Dear Matt. Thank you for completing our review regarding your recent occurrence with us, at the Frontier Motel. We apologize for not completely meeting your satisfaction. We have refunded the amount back into your card. We hope to serve you again in the near future. Once again, I would like to apologize for your occurrence. Thank you.

Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Probably the worst motel I have ever stayed in! Full bed advertised as queen, at 5'7, my feet were almost off the end! Stained sheets, cheap beaten down furniture from the 80's.curtains with holes, shower curtain looks like a drop cloth from painting. No garbage can. Shower head dribbles water. No hot water at the sink. Semi parked outside running...

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Harry P, Manager at Frontier Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such candid feedback of your stay. I am very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet expectations. We have remodeled our rooms in past couple of months, and we hope for you to stay in the near future. Thank you.

Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

We booked room at this motel and it looked better on the pictures than it do in reality. Super outdated and very dark and it smelled like no one had been there for weeks. The bathroom was gross and the shower curtain had mold on it. Would not recommend this place at all.

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Harry P, Manager at Frontier Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please note that your concerns have been passed on to our housekeeping management. We do hope you give us another chance as we will definitely improve our...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 6 January 2015

the motel is a super cute brick-wall construction with many little cottages. We stayed at a big room, with a kitchenette and a fireplace, that is not active. the staff was very nice and I forgot my power cord at the bedroom. they ran to catch me up leaving and returned it to me. very friendly and making sure it...

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Harry P, Manager at Frontier Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am very happy to hear that our staff made your feel at home. This is really one of the things that we try to maintain in our motel. Aside from this, please note that your concerns have been passed on to our housekeeping...

Nashville, IN
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The buildings are dated but comfortable and homey. Carports, front porches! Roomey enough with the usual conveniences. Excellent service and management eager to please. Comfortable beds and relaxing ambience. Quiet. I'll go back.

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Harry P, Manager at Frontier Motel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest at the Frontier Motel.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Take time out to enjoy the western setting of The Frontier Motel, a delightful character motel with quiet surroundings, easily accessible units, generously sized, and well appointed with adjacent parking. Our setting is idyllic, in the heart of the city yet situated in a western-like setting, a peaceful haven to relax or plan your day's activities. The cleanliness and presentation of our units is assured. We offer super-king or queen-size beds, kitchen facilities in all units, wireless internet, and etc. The Frontier Motel offers cozy Tucson lodging accommodations and gracious amenities at an extraordinary value. You'll appreciate the motel deals at our downtown Tucson motel as we are located conveniently in the heart of the city and just minutes from the University of Arizona. We've recently undergone renovations with the goal of ensuring your complete comfort. Whether you are looking for hotels near University of Arizona or simply looking for a comfortable stay at a great value you'll find that our Tucson hotel can accommodate your needs and your wallet. If you are planning a leisure visit to our wonderful city you'll be happy to know that there are plenty of things to do in Tucson. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Frontier Motel

Address: 227 W Drachman St, Tucson, AZ 85705-7227
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: $56 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Frontier Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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