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    Hotel Recommendation

    Anyone recommend a decent, cheap hotel in North Platte, NE?

    Hey, it was worth a shot...



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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by smittyclone View Post
    Anyone recommend a decent, cheap hotel in North Platte, NE?

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    I have stayed at the Comfort Inn at the Junction of I-80 and Hwy 83. It's right by the war memorial. It was nice.



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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    where is North Platte?



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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    There is a Hampton Inn that is very nice and pretty comparable for rates. Quality Inn is not the best, but check out the restaurant there, The Canteen.
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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    How many hotels can there be in North Platte anyway?


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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    I have stayed at the Comfort Inn at the Junction of I-80 and Hwy 83. It's right by the war memorial. It was nice.
    We bunked there on our way home from Arizona on Spring Break. I don't know about "nice", but it was OK and reasonably priced. There are quite a few chain hotels at that exit, plus I noticed a ton of mom & pop motels when we went north into town for food. I would imagine those were cheap...


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    Make sure to eat at Valentinos!!



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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    Call Erin Andrews from ESPN. She has an idea of what hotels to not stay in.



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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by smittyclone View Post
    Anyone recommend a decent, cheap hotel in North Platte, NE?

    Hey, it was worth a shot...
    Don't know when you're going, but I strongly suggest making a res. Four years ago we were coming home from vacation and decided to overnight in Kearney. I told the wife that we shouldn't need a res in Kearney. Low and bedhold, the friggin biggest girls HS bball summer tourney was in town. I still hear about that from Mrs Cycloin.


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    I stayed at the Super Eight in NP and the front desk was behind bullet proof glass. I think that's a bad sign.



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    Re: Hotel Recommendation

    Get a reservation early.

    Don't make the same mistake I did last time I was in that part of the country and push in to western Nebraska at 1 AM during the state softball tourney during a torrential rain-storm. We ended up spending $110 for a hotel room at the Grey Goose Lodge in Ogallala that judging by the stains on the carpet and chairs appeared to have been the scene of a homicide the night before.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    Make sure to eat at Valentinos!!
    +1. Valentino's in Nebraska are incredible!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    +1. Valentino's in Nebraska are incredible!!
    I don't get it. I think Valentino's is simply awful. Plus every pizza tastes exactly the same no matter what is on it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    I don't get it. I think Valentino's is simply awful. Plus every pizza tastes exactly the same no matter what is on it.
    I guess some context doesn't hurt here:

    1) revkah and I had a painful time when we lived in Nebraska, and Valentino's provided some real good times together in the midst of that. There's a sentimental thing.

    2) I think the different pizzas taste different, and notice a biiig difference between the Nebraska stores and the one in Ames.

    3) I'm one of the least picky people I know. In my Guard days, I would eat my MRE frankfurters right out of the dirt if they fell. I just ate Taco Johns for a mid-morning (pre-bedtime) lunch, and thought it was awesome. I'm not real picky.

    4) This is embarrassing, but I misread your post at first and thought you wrote "no matter who is on it." I was going to tell you that if you're eating people pizza, there are much bigger problems than eating at Valentino's, but another reading proved to me that I'm an idiot.


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    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    where is North Platte?
    Somewhere in the vast wasteland between Omaha and Denver.



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