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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a prior holiday in its adiquit, it needs some sprucing up. But not a bad value and I would recommend staying there. Just don't expect a new up to date room. The hotel is clean and the staff is friendly. There is a bar there that had a nice crowd with friendly patrons. There is also a... More 

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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

O K, but reviews are not good since our stay. Decided against next stay there. Talk of bugs, which I am very careful of this since I work in Healthcare daily. I understand they spray every so often, but are they treating for the correct infestation. Heat is the only cure for some infestations.

Thank Jeff M
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This place is okay. They use bed bug mattress protesters which is good. The room was pretty clean. However there were some cigarette burns in the blankets. The shower need to be remodeled fast it looked very old very used I chose not to use it but that was just my preference. If your just on the road and need... More 

Thank fred w
New Orleans, Louisiana
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42 reviews
34 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

I just needed a room for the night as I was traveling from New Orleans to Chicago. I usually stay at Super 8's but the one in Salem had just run out 20 minutes prior to my arrival and this one was a little pricier than what I'm used to ($80). The front desk clerk recommended either the Comfort Inn... More 

Thank bthor76
Clinton, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We were on our way to FL and needed a place to stop and sleep. We tried several hotels over the previous 3 towns and none had availability. This was the first hotel with availability. The front desk lady was very nice- it was about 2:30am and she gave us a room for $65. We got to the room with... More 

Thank Lindsey4585
Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

First I would like to Apologize for your stay. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Reviews are one way we can find out here is a problem and then correct the problem. I would like to track down the right person who cleaned room 203 that you stayed in only the last day I had that room rented... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for work, not by choice. Wear shoes in the room, carpets are stained. Refrigerators and microwaves in some rooms, not in the one I was in. Pool is dirty. New tile around sink and bathroom, great water pressure and lady at front desk is extremely helpful and nice. Only 10 channels on TV.

Thank Donald C
Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are an older property that is starting to update, so far we now have microwaves and refrigerators in rooms along with 40" HD TV's. We are in the process of getting a new Cable provider with more channels. Unfortunately this all wasn't during your stay. We would like you to come and stay with... More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

We were on our way to Arkansas from Michigan and we called the hotel and they had a room for 4 adults and 2 dogs. The room was clean and a great price for the area. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who needs a clean place to lay your head for the night. The attached dennys and bar... More 

Thank Bertking
Pat E, Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

We are so happy you choose to stay with us. Please keep us in mind if your travel plans ever bring you back this way. Thank you for your review. More 

1 review
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Our family just needed a place to spend the night, and GuestHouse Inn was perfect. Floors, bathroom and linens were clean; beds were comfortable; the television works. The area feels safe & it's convenient to have the Denny's right next door. It was snowing, and we could walk from our room to the restaurant under awnings, keeping our baby dry.... More 

Thank Mark S
Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

We are so delighted that you choose to stay with us and would love for you to come see us again. Have a great day and Wonderful Holidays. More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I was skeptical of this motel after reading the two reviews that mention bedbugs, but decided to stop by anyway as the price was much lower than the two major chain motels nearby. We asked if we could see the room before staying there. We checked it out and it was VERY clean, but not modern or stylish at all.... More 

1 Thank janaejean
Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. If you ever travel this way again we hope you choose to stay with us. More 

Southaven, Mississippi
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I was a little hesitant about booking a room at this motel because of the "bed bug" review but decided not to let one bad review sway me. The room was not only affordable but also very clean. If you are looking for a motel with the latest decor, you might want to skip this motel. As the other reviewer... More 

4 Thank Kim S
Pat E, General Manager at Guest House Salem, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're happy you enjoyed your stay. If your travel plans bring you this way again we hope you will choose to stay with us again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Guest House Salem

Address: 1812 West Main Street, Salem, IL 62881 (Formerly GuestHouse Inn)
Region: United States > Illinois > Salem
Price Range: $98 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guest House Salem 2*
Number of rooms: 95
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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?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We chose a room on the first floor, inside near the pool. While it was nice to be close to the pool, it also tended to be a little noisy when people were coming and going in the evening hours.”
 of 5 bubbles K5348AIkims, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The super 8 we stayed at last time was a million times nicer”
 of 5 bubbles AprilK778, 10 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Look at the room before you sign for it.”
 of 5 bubbles Granny1Birmingham_al, 25 Oct 2011 | Read review
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