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Econo Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   686 Memorial Avenue, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 3Z5, Canada
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Ranked #14 of 33 hotels in Thunder Bay
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was clean, quiet, and we felt safe. For the price paid, I'm satisfied. The location is strategically well-placed, the staff was friendly enough. The neighborhood was not glitzy at all, but neither is most of Thunder Bay :). The room was a bit smaller than typical would be for the U.S., but it did fit a king size... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asked for a fridge upon arrival,young girl said they do have them on 2nd floor,they do have an extra not sure where it is to ask morning staff..I did and the lady behind counter was not friendly at all, told me yes they do have them but at $10.00 dollars a day.!..yet 2nd floor has them..?? No extra pillows,blankets..just not... More

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean and friendly staff.....Night clerk was VERY good. He was very accommodating and so nice. Great value for the money. Free breakfast makes this deal even sweeter. We're travelling across Canada and Econo Lodge is now our only choice for the rest of the journey. Pet friendly ;)

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
24 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent tonight here on our way back to the States after a week crossing Canada. Of all the places we have stayed on this trip, it ranks the lowest. That said, it probably is worth the price we paid for the night. Front desk was very helpful and we have a hot breakfast bar in the morning. There's a... More

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Hamilton, Ontario
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Three women and a dog, doing a road trip from Hamilton to the Yukon-we were looking for a reasonable cost. When we plotted out trip, we found the prices going up as we looked to keep our costs at a minimum. We were going to have a further 8 days in Whitehorse. So although we weren't overly impressed with the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stayed at this hotel on a cross country trip from Vancouver to Toronto at the beginning of April this year. I thought that it would be a clean, reasonably priced place since it was part of a well known chain. But I was dead wrong! I arrived around 7:30 in the evening and asked for a single room that... More

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Waterloo, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

There's nothing terribly wrong with this hotel, but there isn't exactly anything to brag about either. Pros: right on the main strip (easy to get to), beds were large and fairly comfortable, room was large enough, it was relatively clean, the wi-fi is pretty good, and the continental breakfast had a pretty good selection of hot and cold items. Cons:... More

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Dryden, Ontario, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel a few times in the past, mainly because of its location on the main drag of Thunder Bay, and its proximity to a good bowling alley. I have always been satisfied with this hotel, and this trip, an overnighter for medical reasons, was as good as any other visit. The desk clerk was very... More

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Cambridge, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We stayed here on our way through for a nite,price was right as it allows pets also with a few restrictions,room was clean and shower was above average,checkout was a challenge as the room key cards stopped working well before checkout.The girl at the front desk wasnt impressed with having to reprogram the keys and the breakfast was just ok.

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Golden, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This hotel is the true meaning of you pay for what you get. The price isn't too high at all, but your not getting a whole lot. The halls had a slight smell of marijuana, the rooms were small and kind of tight. I understand it was winter and it was snowing, but the hotel driveway was covered in ice... More

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Address: 686 Memorial Avenue, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 3Z5, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Thunder Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
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Econo Lodge Thunder Bay, Ontario
Thunder Bay Econo Lodge

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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