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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University

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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy but it's clean, great value for the money and great location. The Tower section of the hotel has an elevator which opens onto the motel section as well so if you're staying in the motel you will have elevator access. The room rate includes a continental breakfast and the food is replenished throughout the breakfast time period so... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside noise at odd hours of the night by another tenant. he must be living there with an attitude that he owns the place. He does not ! What about other guests an me? In addition, the place is old, dingy, and room cleanliness is not "up to snuff". Several maintenance issues in my room. This hotel is alright if... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a reasonable price and really great. The staff were so friendly and our room was super comfortable. There is free breakfast which is pretty average but free is free and let's face it a coffee and a piece of toast in the morning is a welcome freebie! We found our room very comfortable and excellent value for... More 

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

Hey Penny Thank you so much for writing a review about us. I'm sure future travelers will really appreciate your feedback. I'm glad you though we were reasonably priced. We actually spend a great deal of effort to ensure that our prices remain competitive with all the other hotels in the area, this way you can be sure that you... More 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
7 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Ideal location, but many hotels in this village, close to trains, University and McMahon Stadium. Spend a little more and get some comfort too. Room was a little stinky on arrival, something was dripping into the bathroom, and the heat didn't work. They moved us to another 'suite' with tiny kitchenette. Better, but still obviously a discount motel. Breakfast was... More 

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

Hello Karen My name is Rory Siddall and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. I'm sorry to hear that there was a problem with your room upon your arrival to the hotel, however I am happy to hear that a different room was given right away. Thank you for leaving us some... More 

Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Awesome location. Right beside LRT. Beside university and McMahon stadium. Good value and near lots of restaurants. I had a really racing swim in pool and then soaked in hot tub. Hot tub wasn't deep enough or hot enough for me but not a big deal.wpuld stay again for sure

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

Hello April My name is Rory and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. Thanks for taking the time to tell future travelers about your stay. I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! About the hot tub.... I actually happen to be the person who oversees the pool and hot... More 

Alberta
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My colleague and I stayed here while at a convention in Calgary. We chose this hotel because of its proximity to the C-train which we took downtown. So much better than trying to find parking downtown! For the price we paid, the hotel was good. We stayed in a tower room (like a standard hotel room accessed from the hallway... More 

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

Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about us, we really appreciate your feed back and I'm sure other travelers do as well. It sounds like you stayed in our standard tower room with two queen beds. We have three buildings, the main tower building and the outside "Courtyard" buildings. The tower building has... More 

Canmore, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Nice looking hotel. The problem I had was I was staying at the Econo as I was having foot surgery. We signed in on Wednesday April 8th, 2015.That night before the surgery I had asked for a blanket...the girl (no problem with her) brought me up one and in the morning I was preparing my bed for when I came... More 

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

Hello Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, your comments are very important to us. They let us know what we are doing right and where we can improve. You brought me the blanket once you discovered that there was small stain, the size of a pencil eraser on the blanket. I gave the blanket to our... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The name Econo lodge could be assumed as something lesser than what this hotel actually was. We arrived and were greeted by wonderfully helpful staff. The rooms were extremely clean and full of all the facilities you would want. There was no noise and the beds were comfortable with an excellent shower. The free breakfast was basic but more than... More 

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

Hey Adam Thank you so much for for taking the time out of your day to write a review about us. We really appreciate hearing about our guest's stay, and I'm sure other travelers appreciate hearing about your experiences. I'm personally thrilled to hear you found the front desk staff helpful. We work really hard to ensure that all of... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I stayed here for a week in March. I was out on business all day. The room was decently clean, with a microwave and bar fridge for food. Access to the C-Train and to the University of Calgary was excellent. The service was attentive and good. Included breakfast was so-so, but there is a Denny's nearby with an excellent "Fit... More 

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

Hey Greg! Thanks for taking time to write a review about us! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the room. We actually have a microwave and fridge in all of our guests rooms, some of our rooms even have kitchenettes. We actually exceed the EconoLodge standard for breakfast. We offer hot oatmeal, cold hard boiled eggs, a selection of... More 

Medicine Hat, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I spent a week at the Econo Lodge in February. The room was very clean and spacious. I was on the fifth floor, and had my stay punctuated only by the noisy people collecting ice from the machine outside my door. The beds were very comfortable, and I was pretty impressed by the four body pillows of which each were... More 

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

Hello Thank you very much for leaving us a review, we really appreciate it! First, let me apologize that the pool and hot tub were out of service during your stay. Every year we drain the pool and hot tub to deep clean all the equipment and do some preventative maintenance. We do our best to do this when the... More 

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