Will NEVER be back here - AVOID!
Posted Nov 20, 2016 on Hotels
If you can afford, timewise or financially, to avoid this motel, then do so and continue to shop around before spending your time here. I was able to secure one of the last reservations in the CLT airport area here due to much delayed flights, all other area hotels being sold out for some convention, and the airline being completely useless with respect to promised hotel vouchers. The reservation was made over the phone, so I didn't see any of the online reviews ahead of time and I desperately needed somewhere to go because CLT kicks stranded passengers out of the gate area overnight. Checking in with motel staff behind bulletproof glass was a hilarious welcome. Room was an absolute joke. Strangers' hair on my towels, dirty bathroom, extremely thin walls (I could hear everyone around me and outside), questionably clean sheets (thankful I didn't have a black light), and feeling so unsafe that I put the available low-quality furniture in front of my door and slept with my wallet. Impossible to sleep here given the cleanliness and safety concerns, so I headed back to the airport feeling more disgusting than when I had arrived a few hours before. Wholeheartedly thankful I wasn't robbed or attacked. Would much rather have slept in the unsecured part of the airport, as I'm sure it would have been cleaner despite it being open to the public. If you can avoid Royal Inn given your circumstances, by all means, DO. If not, please take care.