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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Hotel in a small town with adequate rooms, clean, easy access from highway, fridge, me, TV choices ok, adequate bathroom. BUT WIFI TERRIBLE. I used different tablets, connects but u get dropped after a minute or two. This is very frustrating, in 2017 good wifi is essential to me. Oh I could connect at 3am! Called desk (busy for multiple...

Thank OntarioCanuck1
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is the 4th motel we have stayed at in Monticello/Blanding area. The front desk clerk was very accommodating- I had two requests for our room and she made sure that both were honored. Comfortable beds- It is a not fancy, but very clean. Breakfast has hard boiled eggs for protein and then the usual for a continental breakfast (waffles,...

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by chance to see if they had a room. The guy at desk was very professional checking in was fast. The couple before him was at first not so nice but the office guy found the reservation the man had made, he put his first name as his last name. Being in hospitality I understand both customers frustration and...

Thank bettyMoab_ut
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great stay in Room #135,very comfortable bed, very clean room, pleasant accommodating staff. Great breakfast for guests. There is also a good restaurant right next door. Would definitely stay here again.

1Thank Karl S
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's a motel, a place to lay your weary head on the way to someplace else. I read several reviews about the unfriendliness of the desk staff so I was a little apprehensive, but that wasn't our experience at all. We arrived at 9:30 p.m. The (manager? owner?) was welcoming. The room was clean. It was exactly what I would...

1Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness. Spotless! Provides all the needed amenities, EXCEPT customer service. Very unfriendly staff. When asked to see the room prior to checking in, she wouldn't make eye contact- just stared off into space as we walked past her to go into room. Check out was not any better. No one at the desk when we tried...

Thank 843lovetotravel
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 15 September 2016

While driving through Monticello in March 2016, my husband and I needed a place to rest! It was 2AM and 26 degrees! We pulled up to Wayside Motor Inn and the man at the front desk was not very thrilled! He was not rude, but he was also not very welcoming! We got our room, but the card to open...

Thank powerofattorney16
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We have spent just one night here, but it was a perfect choose. We booked a two queen bedroom which was very nice and big. Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, body lotion, shampoo, conditioner so everything that you need. Bed was comfortable. Breakfast was average like everywhere in USA.

Thank TAlfi
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Standard roadside motel. Rooms large. Breakfast ok. Only real comment is unfriendly guy at reception. Greeted him with a smile and "Hi there, should be a reservation for...". He didn't say a word, looked a bit pi**** that I disturbed whatever he was doing out back. Gave me form, "Sign here". Gave him my credit card and once swiped he...

Thank Islandr1UK
Hastings, New ZEaland
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Greeted by a receptionist who just couldn't be bothered. It was 7pm, we were tired after long day travelling and we got told if booking by hotels.com come back in an hour or two even though I could show booking confirmation and reference number. Motel average

Thank jackrex

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located to the Canyonlands, Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley, Four Corners Monument and Lake Powell area, the Wayside Motor Inn provides quality accommodations and amenities that make your stay more comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wayside Motor Inn

Address: 197 East Central, Monticello, UT 84535
Region: United States > Utah > Monticello
Price Range: $129 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wayside Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Best Western Wayside Hotel Monticello
Best Western Monticello
Monticello Best Western
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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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

“Room 135 is large, quietk and comfortable with window that opens.”
301karls, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 105 if you need a family room”
180lynnj, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
nestoromarvega, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room opening to the courtyard (not the backside since it's ugly back there)”
alanz32, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you have a family of 5 or 6 they have a three queen bed family room. Score!!!!!”
KevinB788, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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