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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University

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2231 Banff Trail, Calgary, Alberta T2M 4L2, Canada
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Alberta
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

Alton, Ia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I deliberately stayed at the cheapest hotels/motels I could find, via Priceline, on a recent trip to Alberta, and loved Econo Lodge in Calgary, at the University. Everything was sharp and clean and well-cared for. Topper?--an great cup for morning coffee in the room--no paper, no cardboard, no plastic; the real, wonderful thing. Econo Lodge sits in a line of... More 

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

Hey! Thanks so much for leaving us such an awesome review, we shared this with our whole team! My name is Rory and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the hotel, it's always a delight to hear great feedback about the team. It's great that you liked our price. We actually spend a lot of time to ensure... More 

Georgetown, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed here because it was a decent drive to the airport. The room was clean and the water hot. The location was good for us. It's just a nondescript Econo-lodge that is about 15 minutes from the airport without traffic.

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

Hello Dave Thanks so much for writing a review about us! I'm happy that you enjoyed our clean rooms and great location. You must have driven really fast, we typically like to tell guests we are 20-25 minutes from the airport just to be safe. Make sure you look us up next time you're in town! Rory Siddall Front Desk... More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Given it's good location close to downtown and along the LRT, And the rates that are extremely Reasonable, This has to be one of the biggest hotel pleasant surprises in Calgary. I paid less than $100 for my room, And generally speaking the hotel is cleaned well run and there's even a bit of a free breakfast. The only real... More 

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

Hey Andrew Thanks for taking the time to write a review about us! I'm thrilled you enjoyed our rate and our location. We actually spend a lot of effort making sure our price is competitive to all of the other hotels in the area. I'm sorry to hear that the WiFi was not up to par during your stay. We... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I booked this hotel through Hotels.com and had a slight issue with the booking. After the front desk guy (Rory) figured out what was going on, he was able to get me checked in. He also asked me why I was in town and when I told him I was here to see the Hawks play in Alberta, he said,... More 

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

Hey Thanks so much for writing a review about us. We are in an ideal location for guests coming to Calgary to go to Stampede Park/Saddledome. The C-Train is just a few steps from our front door, and it will take you directly to the park. I look forward to your next visit. Rory Siddall Front Desk Supervisor EconoLodge Inn... More 

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