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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Holes in pillowcase, dirty sheets, mold in shower, dirty walls, dirty carpet, looks like poop on toilet paper role, stained towels, wallpaper pealing off the walls, lampshade has rip down the side, and not worth $90 a night!!! Very unhappy with room!

Thank rebecca h
Valdosta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Examine your room before paying. Some rooms smell like piss, others smell like a cat's litterbox. WiFi didn't seem to work. TV'S are tube ones, but seem to work fine...unless it's storming out - then you won't get reception. Beds are below average in comfort. Minifridge and microwave was clean. The room I had was clean. Housekeeping is super friendly....

Thank TravelingChuckNas
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

The room is okay, exactly what I expected for the price . Nothing extra like shampoo or even An extra roll of toilet paper. The towels seem slightly dingy though. The beds are clean and the tv and air work. So everything is acceptable for the price except The front desk women Angelica definitely needs an attitude adjustment. Maybe she's...

4Thank kaydito
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 23 March 2015

If you did save any money by booking here, it might not be worth it. No pencil or shampoo or small things you might expect at a motel, no breakfast (even something small like cheap donuts). Fridge and microwave were nice and worked. Older TV also worked. Climate control worked. Room smelled musty, paint and wood flaking. General state of...

2Thank lovemyfamilyusa
Reviewed 13 March 2015

We stopped in at this hotel minutes after being insulted and threatened at a different hotel in Lakeland, Florida and the front desk woman was very helpful, accommodating, and kind (which was a welcome change). She checked us in to a room within minutes at a very good rate for Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. There are some maintenance and...

1Thank Raffaela M
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I still can't believe I wasted a night of my life in this dump. I booked through a site so I was stuck staying for the night. The Hotel was a dump, and the room was a dump. For example the bathroom had a curtain covered with mold. The smoke alarm was broken.There was a TV that you can buy...

2Thank charlester
Demorest, Georgia
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We were duped by the current posted reviews! This is a "rent by the hour " place. The paint is coming off of the door above main entrance, a large stain was on the carpet in the lobby. We did not even use the shower! How about NO hair dryer in the room, in the year 2015? This place should...

3Thank pip599
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

It was very clean and always service from staff no matter the.time or issue was taken care of with good response. Pool and laundry area was always clean and well maintained I stayed there for about 15weeks and didnt have any problems from staff or guests. Would recommend to any friends or fellow employees if mine.

5Thank electeicianbrian
LakelandsBestMotel, Front Office Manager at Best Motel Lakeland, responded to this review

Dear Electrician Brian, We want to thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback on your stay. We are glad our staff was always able to offer good service and solve any issues that you may have had. We try hard to keep our pool and laundry facilities clean at all times. We hope to see you on...

Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

This place is awesome! In terms of accommodation. I felt like home. Surrounded with some restaurants. Staff was pleasant and the rooms were nice and i loved it. Great deal for a vacation. I will definitely come back next year!................

1Thank Aizel O
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

I would definitely refer anyone looking for a warm friendly atmosphere and worry free stay to the best motel. I was really impressed with the staff and the peacefulness I also liked the pool always crystal clear and exceptionally well maintained. Location is close to shopping Centers and many nice restaurants actually many within walking distance.

2Thank Malina L
LakelandsBestMotel, Front Office Manager at Best Motel Lakeland, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review about our property. Thank you for pointing out some of the great features of our hotel! I am glad you enjoyed your stay here and our convenient location. We hope to have you stay with us the next time you are in the area!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Best Motel Lakeland

Address: 601 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801-1845 (Formerly Super 8)
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lakeland
Price Range: ₹ 3,723 - ₹ 6,091 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Best Motel Lakeland 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Tell the front desk to please book you a room far away from the people around back.”
 of 5 bubbles lovemyfamilyusa, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the building closest to the front desk have easiest access to the pool. There is no elevator, so one flight of stairs is necessary for rooms on the second floor. Ask for a pool view.”
 of 5 bubbles VikkiS590, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Definitely, do NOT book at this Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles pip599, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Try to find a room in a different hotel, if you can. We don't recommend this one.”
 of 5 bubbles JoSmith7, 18 Mar 2014 | Read review
“ask for a deluxe room”
 of 5 bubbles 537kurtb, 22 Jan 2014 | Read review
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