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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Miami, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Perth
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Regina, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in was quick and easy as we had reserved room before leaving Regina. Our room was on the 5th (?) floor of the tower and was very clean. We stored our things and headed out to visit family. Came back to hotel for night and found parking even though the lot was defiantly filling up. The room was very... More

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

Hello My name is Rory Siddall and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. I wanted to thank you for taking the time to write a review about us. I'm glad you found out check in process quick and easy. Each day we prepare all paperwork, keys, parking passes and anything else a... More

Lethbridge, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother got married in Calgary June 28 and he organized to have his family and other guests stay at this hotel. 90 percent of the check ins were poor experiences. Some people's reservations were lost, some set for different dates. All guests were supposed to be near each other as arranged, but we had guests in both buildings, every... More

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

Randal My name is Rory Siddall and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our hotel with us. I’m sorry to hear that there were problems with the group reservations. All reservations were booked individually and many guests actually booked their rooms... More

Somewhere in Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I thought I should write a review because I have stayed 3 times now. This is a low-quality motel offering low room rates in the University-Banff Trail area. It offers free parking and "free breakfast and Internet." The "free breakfast" is horrible. The "free Internet" is awful. Rooms are the typical motel type. I must state that in all the... More

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

Hello My name is Rory Siddall and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. Thank you very much for taking the time out of your busy day to write us a review. I'm happy to hear that you agree that our room rates are low. We do our best to ensure that our... More

Kelowna, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Reasonable price, bigger rooms, comfy beds! Spacious bathrooms. Kitchenette room is ok, with basic appliances. Complimentary breakfast is basic. Nothing much to eat actually. Cleanliness average. Easy to get around Calgary. Will return due to reasonable pricing.

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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. Your feedback is important to us and I can assure you that we are looking forward to making adjustments to our breakfast. Hopefully the next time you come to Calgary we can reach a 5 out of 5 and exceed your expectations! 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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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