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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2231 Banff Trail, Calgary, Alberta T2M 4L2, Canada
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would recommend this place to anyone. Great location, price was excellent. Very clean, parking was good, bed was very comfortable. My only wish is the free breakfast was till at least 11, yeah I know that's late but teenagers don't get up till then lol. We used the c-train quite a bit as it was right beside the hotel.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: Fantastic Location right in the middle of the city. The price, for once, was actually something we considered affordable. The beds were decent, and the shower was fine. Cons: No wafflemaker. Toasters were not adjustable and burnt the toast. Needed more cleaning: we found a clothing sticker stuck to the doorframe and... a fairy wand under the mattress. What... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was perfect, really nothing at all to complain about! This room was as if I was the first person to discover it. There was no smell of paint or anything like that, just a good example of a well cleaned and taken care of room. LRT is very close as is downtown. There are three very minor notes... More

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Athens, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I checked in. Went to my room. Was immediately confronted with a horrid smell, noticeable stains on the carpet, a considerably worn couch,in general a dark unwelcoming room. It didn't appear unclean but in significant need of a make over. I was on the ground floor with an external door. So adding all that together I decided that I would... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk was very poor to average , not much help always saying person in charge of that isn't here(that was the answers we for everything we asked) are reservations were totally screw up and they didn't seem to care.We had booked 3 months ahead. The rooms for our group were clean but needed lots of repairs.The cleaning lady... More

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Drumheller, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because I am cheaper than (insert stereotype here), I picked up this hotel on a certain deal website that rhymes with slice pine. For $91 per night (on a Friday) I got a room with two queens, a fridge and a microwave, that also had a decent enough pool. The good: The room was sufficiently big, and parking seemed pretty... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Do not stay at this hotel. The service was outstanding but the rooms are completely unacceptable. It had a damp, musty odor. Baseboards in the bathroom were held together by zip ties. The carpet was dirty, and the front door appeared unsafe - looked damaged like it had been pried open. There was a homeless person who came by every... More

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EconoInnsSuites, Public Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University, responded to this review

Dear Jackie My name is Rory Siddall and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. I am confused by your review and I’d really appreciate you to contact the hotel so we can get some clarification on the problems you address in your review. According to our records: -This room does not have... More

Burlington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A large room with 2 queen beds. The room was modern. There was a refrigerator and microwave in the room. Breakfast was better than the typical econolodge with 3 cold cereals, toast, juice, and pastries. In summary, this was a higher level econolodge and I would definitely recommend it.

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EconoInnsSuites, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University, responded to this review

Hello Eliot Thank you very much for writing a review about us! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our room, many of our rooms are currently receiving new modern upgrades such as new bedding. Also, all of our rooms have microwaves and refrigerators. We exceed the mandated EconoLodge Easy Starts Breakfast with our current selection, and we are actually... More

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30 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed for one night after getting off a plane before a drive in the Rockies. Friendly at check-in. Room in the tower was decent sized and clean. Easy to get downtown with a train station close-by. There is some sort of continental breakfast but we didn't try it. Good value.

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EconoInnsSuites, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We always welcome Guest comments and suggestions. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you the next time you come to Calgary! More

Petrolia, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a standard motel-room type place with decent rates for the area. Commuter train, restaurants, etc. within walking distance. Walked around after dark with no concerns. Room was a bit stuffy but very clean. Air conditioner a bit noisy, and poor controls, but not a huge aggravation. Blankets and spreads should be replaced, but otherwise o.k. Breakfast was typical... More

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EconoInnsSuites, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University, responded to this review

Laura My name is Rory Siddall and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. Thank you very much for providing us with your feedback, it's always great to hear what we are doing right, and how we can improve. Sounds like you stayed in one of our outside section of the hotel. We... More

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Address: 2231 Banff Trail, Calgary, Alberta T2M 4L2, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University 2*
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