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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites University

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were clean, beds were comfortable, but was appalled at how we were treated.The rooms must have absolutely no soundproofing, and instead of addressing it, (fairly important issue for a hotel!) they punish their guests. We were having a retreat while staying at this Econo Lodge, and one night we were gathered in my room talking and laughing. Nothing... More 

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

Gives a good impression. The location is ideal for families and tourists visiting Calgary or going forth to drive towards the rockies. The lady who served us at breakfast was also very smiling and accommodative and understood our needs as vegetarians. We did have a bit of trouble finding the place on the GPS when we were driving back at... 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 to leave us a review. It's always great to hear feedback so we know what we are doing right and where we need to improve. I passed your kudos on to... More 

Havre, Montana
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good hotel, the staff were very friendly and super helpful. The C-train station is almost right across from the hotel, which makes it very easy to get downtown without having to worry about traffic or parking. The rooms are a good size, could do with some updating though, especially the carpet in the room needed some cleaning.... More 

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

Hello My name is Rory and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to seeing you next time. Rory Siddall Front Desk Supervisor EconoLodge Inn & Suites University More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Hey Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review about us! I just wanted to clarify one minor detail, while 2 of our 3 buildings are accessible by elevator, the 3rd building does not have an elevator. Other than that your review is perfect. We are a simple, clean, and affordable hotel so you can spend a... More 

Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your last stay with us. My name is Rory Siddall and I am the Front Desk Supervisor here at the EconoLodge Inn & Suites University. I’m sorry to hear you were distrubed by noise during your stay. We have a very strict noise policy here at the hotel and our records indicate... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

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
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
7 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
22 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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