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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Beckenried
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems that the costs of accommodation for solo travelers in Canada are relatively high because you will hardly find small rooms with one bed and low price. Econo Lodge offers quiet rooms and relatively low prices comparing to neighborhood but paying more than 120 CAD per night I would love to get at least true butter in the morning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful staff, I stayed in the tower with a king size bed and very large room. Room was very clean. Enjoyed having such a big room, bed was very comfortable. View from window is not very exciting. Wi-Fi is not exactly up to par with what Wi-Fi should be in this day in age. Would recommend staying in the... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This must be one of the quietest hotels in Calgary and one of the cleanest. Beds are decent, the staff are good and the location is excellent. The continental breakfast is not good, but they are rarely good from any hotel.

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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 property. We are glad to hear we exceeded your expectations and we look forward to meeting your accommodation needs the next time you come to Calgary! More

Kamloops
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is our choice of hotel whenever we go to Calgary. The location is excellent (C-Train, McMahon Stadium, 16th Avenue) are all close by and you don`t have to fight the downtown traffic and congestion. The rooms are comfortable, and have everything you`d expect. Our room was in the midst of some small ceiling repair in the bathroom, but didn`t... More

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

Thank you for your kind words, we are always happy to hear we are doing it right. We can't wait for you to come back so we can show you another excellent stay! More

Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We booked two rooms for one night. Likes: decent deal through Hotwire, discounted tickets to the Calgary Zoo (25% off), free parking. Neutral: continental breakfast was a little wanting. Disappointed: one room had a very strong odour (strong whiffs throughout the night), the pool/jacuzzi area was small and disappointing. Some of the other hotels in the area had water slides,... More

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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 share your comments with us. Your feedback is important and we will be using it to improve all our guests experiences. We hope to have the opportunity to serve your hotel needs again in the future. More

Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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

Thanks for your review and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We shall wait on pins and needles for your return so we can show you another great stay! More

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207 reviews 207 reviews
53 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and I'm sorry to hear your stay was not spectacular. Please be assured your feedback is important in helping us improve our guest experience and I'm hoping the next time you come we can make it better. More

Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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

Thank you for your review and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Your suggestions have been noted and hopefully the next time you come to Calgary we will have the opportunity to serve your hotel needs. More

Athens, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 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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EconoInnsSuites, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and I'm sorry to hear we didn't meet your expectations. Hopefully the next time you come to Calgary we have the opportunity to redeem ourselves and show you a better stay. More

winnipeg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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Address: 2231 Banff Trail, Calgary, Alberta T2M 4L2, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University 2*
Number of rooms: 82
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