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Red Roof Inn Memphis East

This is a 2 star hotel in Memphis
6055 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN, U.S.A.
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Great staff, good rates, easy highway access but mixed room reviews
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many lodgers praised the hotel's helpful and efficient service
  • The hotel's rates were found to be inexpensive and low by several guests
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the highway and restaurants
  • Some guests reported noisy air conditioning and worn rooms
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Oct 18, 2013
Located a 1-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 40 on-ramp in east Memphis, the Red Roof Inn Memphis East is suitable for car travellers who require a pet-friendly and economical hotel with easy highway access and free Wi-Fi.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk and a private bathroom. Rooms with a microwave, a mini-fridge and a coffeemaker are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. 

The hotel also offers a free coffee bar, free parking and vending machines. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available. One pet per room is permitted free of charge.

Downtown Memphis is roughly a 17-minute drive away, while Sycamore Square Mall Shopping Center is 9 minutes away on foot. Graceland is about a 25-minute drive away and Memphis International Airport (MEM) can be found 20 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, one pet/room free, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 8, 2013)
The Good
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's staff, rates and location.

Many lodgers were impressed with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They found the staff to be friendly and helpful with directions and suggestions, as well as generally efficient.

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's rates, describing them as inexpensive, great and low. One patron remarked, "This is a hotel that is in 10-15 driving distance from a lot of things in Memphis, making its price and the accessibility to the interstate one of the better deals you'll find".

The hotel's location was enjoyed by several reviewers. They found it close to the highway, restaurants, shopping, the airport, downtown Memphis and Graceland.

The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.

While some lodgers described their rooms as clean and well equipped, some reviewers criticized their lodgings. They reported noisy air-conditioning units, dated decor, worn furniture, fixtures and carpets, uncomfortable beds, old TVs, cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms and no in-room irons or hair dryers. guest reviews rated the hotel 3.2 out of 5 with a 71% recommendation rate from 251 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 2.9 out of 5 from 145 reviews. guest reviews ranked the hotel #77 of 135 Memphis hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 83 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 8, 2013 to verify some information.

Guest Reviews

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56.18 USD - 0.00 USD Red Roof Inn Memphis East
Out of 128 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 6.7 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 1
No. of guest comments: 1
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #22 out of 128 hotels in Memphis ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
"I understand why they lock the ice machine behind a keyed entry, but it was sure frustrating to find out AFTER I had all ready checked out..."
Ronald from El Reno, OK US rated Red Roof Inn Memphis East 9 out of 10 on July 15, 2006


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Red Roof Inn Memphis East

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • TV
  • Photocopier
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Vending Machines

User Contributed Info

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Category Accommodation and Food Services
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 00:00
General Property Info 24 hr Service
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 00:00
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Place Status Open at this location
Postal Code 38134
Public Access Open to the General Public
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 00:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 00:00
Telephone (901) 388-6111
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 00:00
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 00:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 00:00

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