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Champaign, IL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this motel and have stayed there numerous times when at Purina for dog shows. However, the last two times, about a month apart, I've had problems with a defective air conditioner. The first time the problem was unable to be fixed. The owner brought a box fan to help and we opened the window. The a/c is...

Thank Joyce R
Norman, Oklahoma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite the name and the sign, which made us think this was a dive, we tried this place because of its TripAdvisor rating, and we were not disappointed. It was just off I-44. It was reasonably priced. The room doors open to the parking lot. The room was clean and well furnished, as long as you don't mind the biblical...

Thank ari405
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have stayed in St. Clair before, but I chose this family-owned motel this trip since we like to support local businesses; additionally, it got excellent ratings on TripAdvisor, my go-to site for reviews. We were not disappointed! On December 26 after a long day’s motoring, we were welcomed by the front desk clerk with a pleasant smile and recommendations...

Thank KaukaunaWITraveler
Oklahoma City
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This was our stopover, traveling from Washington, IL to OKC. After a little confusion about our reservation, the issue was quickly and pleasantly resolved. While the rooms and property are older, cleanliness is a priority and we were happy with the room and bed. The parking lot is in very nice condition, well lit for walking our dog in the...

Thank bailee1953
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I stayed for one evening after a long drive. The front desk attendant was friendly and welcoming. Our room was quiet and the bed was comfortable. A great shower which is one of my most important criteria. Breakfast was basic and the coffee was great. The owner made sure that we were happy with our stay before...

Thank Stereomanjohn
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Two floor motel with easy off and on highway. Meh breakfast that easily could be improved on, but good coffee. VERY clean motel. Remodeled room, with cute updated look. Very friendly front desk people. Good bed. No smells of smoke or other bad smells. Stayed only one night, hotel grounds look very kept up. Had a new, full size ironing...

Thank Terry K
Edmond, Oklahoma
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This was a nice place to stay after a long drive. The staff was friendly and easy to talk with. I enjoyed the outside entrances as opposed to hallways. The rooms are a bit dated in style, but everything was in great working order, appeared very clean and well kept. The price was also very reasonable for a double room.

Thank TeaRock10
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The check in staff was extremely polite and helpful when we checked in. The room was very clean and comfortable. Our room had two double beds and these seemed a lot smaller than big chain double beds. Our two teenagers weren't amused but the beds were comfortable aside from that. Even though it is right off the highway the rooms...

Thank Anothercarride
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I spent a night here on my way home from visiting family. I selected this location because they are dog friendly, and I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the room was. It was very well kept, and very clean. I especially appreciated that they have a nice sized fenced in dog yard, with gated chute so the dogs can't...

Thank Candy J
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The staff was most welcoming in the charming lobby. Breakfast every morning and patio tables to enjoy the view. Lots of towels and room cleaned every day. Special thanks to the desk clerk (sorry I forgot her name) who sent me to her dentist when I had an emergency. Oh, and loved the popcorn machine!!!

Thank Ann M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled atop the scenic foothills of the Ozarks, Budget Lodging offers a refreshing dose of traditional Midwest hospitality with a family friendly atmosphere. All modern amenities are standard, with deluxe room types available including family suites, luxury jacuzzi suite, and a rustic cottage suite. We invite you to stay with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Budget Lodging

Address: 866 S Outer Rd, I-44 at Exit 240 & Hwy 47, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1040
Region: United States > Missouri > Saint Clair
Price Range: RM401 - RM471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Lodging 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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“In summer you might want a room on the back side away from direct sun”
lizzieann53, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“"sunset" side, the interstate side, offers pretty view”
rriedle, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you get an "upper room" along the backside, you will be facing away from the freeway.”
quashnock, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 257 is spacious. The shower is wonderful and it has a comfortable loveseat!”
CathyV147, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They are pet friendly, but keep rooms set aside as 'non-pet' rooms for allergy sufferers!”
moonstream, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
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