Monthly Archives: June 2013

7 Things You Could Do with $500

As you can see from the price comparison depiction below, staying a week at one of our Value Place Hotels will save you a lot of cash over going to a much fancier “eye-candy” hotel. We determined that you will save AT LEAST $500 so we decided to use that amount for this blog post.

Behold. What you could with $500 during your extended stay at Value Place –

1. Go out to an upstanding beverage establishment every night of the week. AND pay for your friends that you bring. Or the friends that you meet there if you came alone. What you could do with $500

2. Buy a new suit. If you are traveling for work and possibly for a sales call, then purchase a new suit and consider the deal closed. You will look irresistible.Buy a new suit with the $500 you are saving with Value Place.

3. Take your family out to the local festival and buy them delicious food and local wares. It will be a memorable night with lots of smiles and laughs. This would be stressfully expensive if you were also paying $1000 for the hotel. Good thing you are only paying $215 at Value Place.

4. Buy a capturing piece of art. Your Value Place room will be simple for sure – that’s one of their core values. So maybe you want to bring “home” some Van Gogh to spruce up the walls. What you could do with $500

5. Randomly bless a busker. Drop $200 into their hat as they are serenading on the sidewalk and say the one sentence they will never forget in their lives.

6. Rent a car and travel to the nearest jaw-dropping natural wonder.

7. Save it. Bolster your bank account and feel extra good about traveling frugally.

There you have it. 7 Things to do with the $500 or more you’ll be saving next time you choose Value Place for work or vacation. Hope you enjoyed this article.

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6 Benefits of Having a Kitchen in Your Hotel

Value Place Hotel Kitchenette

All Value Place Rooms Are Outfitted with a BIG Kitchenette.

When guests travel on a budget, food and drinks are a serious line item that swells the bottom line. Paying for a place to stay can sometimes be a cheaper expense than taking the family out for meals every day. At the Value Place Hotels in Johnson City, TN, Columbia, SC (Elgin), Columbia, SC (Lexington), Macon, GA (West), Macon, GA (North), Evansville, IN, Duncan, SC, Greenville (Chalmers Road), SC, Greenville (Simpsonville), SC and Champaign, IL, there are full kitchenettes equipped with a stove, stove fan, microwave, refrigerator, freezer, sink, outlets and linens. Dishes can be purchased in-house as well as your own coffee-maker (of course, they are yours to take with you when you leave). This special functionality differentiates Value Place Hotel from other hotels, especially when you are paying $29/night (average weekly rate broken down into nightly).

6 Benefits to Staying at a Hotel with a Kitchen:

1. Eat breakfast when you want. No window of time that closes at early hours of the day.

2. Save money on meals. Grocery stores prices and no tip. Unless you want to tip yourself.

3. Don’t totally blow your diet. Save money with fast food but at the cost of your diet.

4. Control what you eat. Eat exactly what you want, how you want.

5. Enjoy your privacy. No loud restaurants or busy streets.

6. Cook a meal together. It’s a great bonding activity.

In the end, a kitchenette in a hotel is a HUGE money saver and gives you a lot more control and enjoyment during your travel visit.

Photo of the Value Place Hotel Kitchen

Kitchenette at Value Place Hotel

Come back to this blog for more cheap travel tips and Value Place Hotel highlights.

6 Things to Do During Your Stay at the Value Place Hotel in Spartanburg, SC

Greenville (Spartanburg) Value Place Hotel
Greenville (Spartanburg) Value Place Hotel – 10 Things To Do During Your Stay

1. Check out the latest art at Hub-Bub

2. Tour the BMW Factory

3. Taste the local flavor at the State Farmers Market

4. Take a hike at Paris Mountain State Park

5. Discover nature right in the middle of Downtown Spartanburg

6. Shop ’til you drop at Westgate Mall

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Evansville Flash Flooding Solutions

House is Sunk by Water in Evansville, IN

Value Place in Evansville, IN wants the local public to know that their rooms are available for those who need a place to stay while their living arrangements may have been effected by the storm. The Value Place Hotel is an extended stay accommodation for guests looking to live temporarily in a clean and safe environment. Please don’t hesitate to contact the friendly  staff there. There are currently 6 available rooms. Contact them here.

Posted 1 hour, 4 minutes ago – National Weather Service

“A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 3:15 pm CDT for Western Warrick, Eastern Gibson, Western Pike and eastern Vanderburgh counties in Southwest Indiana, and northeastern Henderson and Northwestern Daviess counties in northwest Kentucky. At 1:25 pm CDT, local law enforcement officials reported that flash flooding continued on the east side of Evansville and in Newburgh. Radar indicated that scattered showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall continued to stream south over the warned area. Although the overall intensity of the storms has decreased some, a few additional periods of heavy rainfall are likely. The additional rains may not cause a major increase in the severity of the flooding, but it will keep the pressure on drainage systems and likely result a longer duration of the flooding conditions.”

Locations In The warned area include Evansville, Oakland city, Petersburg, Newburgh and Spottsville.

Read the full Warning here:

Staying in Johnson City, TN

Many people travel to Johnson City, TN for a number of reasons. Some are students, others are on business travel and others are enjoying the wonderful southern mountainous terrain. For those looking to experience the culture of Johnson City, TN for more than a night, an extended stay hotel may be the best solution. An extended stay hotel offers the guest a discounted rate for an multi-night stay. While you will pay $120/night at another hotel in Johnson City, TN, you would pay $40/night staying at Value Place (an extended stay hotel) in Johnson City, TN! (with a minimum week stay, mind you). Value Place is an extremely affordable accommodation solution in Johnson City, TN if you are looking to stay for several nights. Save hundreds of dollars on your next extended stay in Johnson City, TN. Click to check availability.