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Springfield, Missouri
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Used mattresses stacked in the halls,filthy, crumbling bathroom and urchins apparently living there. I didn't expect much, but got even less. Air conditioner worked well. That's all I cay good about this dive.Save your money.

Thank WLWJr
Davidson, North Carolina
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We were at the Darlington Raceway for the weekend and I had booked 2 nights at the Raceway Inn. We went to check in on Saturday evening and the front desk manager told me my reservation was cancelled. I booked this through Booking.com back in Nov 2014 so they had 10 months on this reservation. The front desk manager then... More 

1 Thank snydered

Travellers are raving about these Darlington hotels

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Booked Hotel on line threw Travelocity for the Nascar Race I had booked it for Saturday night realized race was Sunday for three weeks I called hotel as my reservation said to do. Reservation said any changes call hotel I did Indian lady kept answering phone said manager wasn't in call back finally I called at night week before race... More 

Thank Linda H
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Perfect for my group of bikers.Roaches, a few, used condom and douche bottle left in a room yes. Sheets and towels however were awesome! Fluffiest pillows and comfortable beds. Ahmed was great he tried to keep us happy but then again who wouldn't?

1 Thank Tracey O
Athens, Georgia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Where do I begin? The dirty hand prints smudged across the recently patched walls, the poop on the toilet from the previous tenant, the brown water, the mold, the busted window, the flies buzzing about, the duct taped-AC unit that broke after three hours, the stained carpet, the exposed plumbing in the halls, the missing curtains, the bathroom fan hanging... More 

7 Thank W T
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157 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014

My wife and I stayed here while attending a NASCAR race. The room was clean and had new carpet and all appliances worked. The bathroom was in much need of hew drywall and caulking but it was clean. Nothing extra here and they did raise there rates at race time but you will not beat the location to the track.... More 

4 Thank SDeuker
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

This place is disgusting! Carpet throughout motel is stained, paint coming off the walls, wood on doors coming off, and spiders on the walls.The plastic cups wrapped in plastic were obviously rinsed out and put back as the cup we unwrapped was wet. Surprisingly the beds were clean and semi comfortable but you can tell the local crack heads stay... More 

6 Thank wendy4864
High Point
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2012

All the reviews posted from guests here are 100% accurate. We had urine dried on the toilet seat from a previous guest. Our bed sheets had genital and other areas of body hair left on sheet and pillow cases. The management at the hotel need to take some customer service classes as they are extremely rude and even Jay used... More 

5 Thank ChrisHighPoint
Savannah, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2012

This place should have been torn down years ago. There is nothing good to write. The room was filthy, stained filthy carpets, bedding was stained (I opted to sleep in my clothes on top of the bed rather than get under the sheets. The toilet didn't work properly, the shower had no pressure, there were holes in the walls ....... More 

5 Thank upchucked
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2012

We booked a king size handicap accessible room. We got a small, non accessible small bed room under the steps. The room was filthy, the toilet was non working, holes in the wall, moldy windows and shower, dirty stained carpet, beds with stains, no hot water. I did get another hotel paid for and upgraded after explaining the ADA regulations... More 

3 Thank jmg0924

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Americas Best Value Inn of Darlington is located just north of I-95 and Florence in beautiful South Carolina. Near Darlington Raceway for all NASCAR fans, this 2-story, interior design Inn offers 56 spacious guestrooms that feature cable TV, AM/FM clock radio, workstation desk and more. Rooms available with microwaves and refrigerators upon request. Come relax and enjoy the value at the Americas Best Value Inn of Darlington. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Raceway Inn

Address: 705 Washington St, Darlington, SC 29532-4750 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Darlington
Price Range: RM286 - RM576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Raceway Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Stay on Hwy 52 into Florence. Many more options 10 miles away.”
 of 5 bubbles WLWJr, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Drive to Florence!!!”
 of 5 bubbles snydered, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Stay away your health is not worth it when it is not clear the air is bad that is serious issues. I don't know how health dept passes him”
 of 5 bubbles Y295MUlindah, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a non smoking room, they have newer carpet. Don't be afraid to ask for another room if yours is too "charming."”
  • bath tub, once the brown water had mixed a bit.
  • This photo is VERY generous.
 of 5 bubbles 834wt, 14 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you have to, sleep in your car before you stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisHighPoint, 15 May 2012 | Read review
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