We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 26 Allentown hotels

EconoLodge & Conference Center

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1151 Bulldog Drive, Allentown, PA 18104 (Formerly Days Inn)
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Choice Privileges Points
Save Saved
You added EconoLodge & Conference Center to your Saves list
EconoLodge & Conference Center
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Ranked #23 of 26 Hotels in Allentown
Write a Review

66 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's cheap'ish and the pool looks big With the good stuff out of the way it's dirty, poorly maintained, likely renovated 20 years ago (including bedspreads, yuck!), nosey, poorly soundproofed, weirdly laid out, half empty and feels a little unsafe. My room had newish carpet but an old loud AC, water-stained drapes, a bathroom exhaust that sounded ready to explode,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warren, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
32 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed here as I was visiting Dorney Park the following day. This hotel was lackluster and I would NEVER stay here again after something I witnessed with one of the "managers" Harrison Kane. I will get to that later and I had numerous problems with my stay... When I reserved, Choicehotels website states there are rooms with balconies.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was by far the worst hotel experience that I have had in 30 years. It was moved to 4 different rooms until i found one that was marginally acceptable, the only reason I stayed there was the fact that is was 1:45 in the morning and there were no other hotels available in a 45 mile radius. The rooms... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westville, NJ
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Quick weekend for the DCI competition. This motel is an older one. A few cons include very weak wifi service if at all. Called ahead of our stay about getting a roll-away bed and was assured it wouldn't be a problem. Got up to the motel and was told they have only have about three and are usually taken quickly.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leland, Michigan
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The staff were very helpful and kind. Our key would not unlock our door after many attempts, and the owner had to come help. We eventually got it to work, although in the morning as I snuck out to exercise, the door handle would not move back into its' position. This left the door unlatched and unlocked. This place really... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Omg on top of the fact that at check in time the rooms were not even ready. Our rooms smelled like SIN ughhh! Bathtub was filthy, parking looked like a murder scene! And I fell coming out my room very unsafe! Not worth 2 pennies. Never again!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Davison, Michigan
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Musty smelling rooms. Dirty. Worn out beds that sink to the floor. Priced way too high, this place should have hourly rates. Only positive is plenty of room for a big truck if I'm really desperate. Avoid.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

So I read all the reviews of this place. Most of them were bad, but I just figured that sometimes people make mountains out of mole hills. I really did not expect much, but I did not expect for it to be this bad. First of all it is really difficult to get to. It was really late when we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
130 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Working in the area had us staying here for 2 nights and will try to avoid it at all costs if in the area again. First night, the desk clerk was polite and all but even after asking for rooms close to the attached restaurant, we were given rooms at the last building in the multi-building facility. The room we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A conveniently located venue, just off Rt. 22 when you're in Allentown. Motel's amenities are dated, but serviceable. The TVs need upgrading but the channel selection is good. Clean, quiet rooms & comfortable bed. After several changes of ownership, Econolodge seems to be slowing upgrading the facilities. They've added free Wi-Fi, which is very welcome. Best of all, each room... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Harrison K, Manager at EconoLodge & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay. We really appreciate you sharing your experience. We try our hardest to make everyone's stay the most enjoyable possible. We hope to see you again soon! More

Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage EconoLodge & Conference Center, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to EconoLodge & Conference Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about EconoLodge & Conference Center

Address: 1151 Bulldog Drive, Allentown, PA 18104 (Formerly Days Inn)
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Allentown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — EconoLodge & Conference Center 1.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Expedia, Travelocity, Tingo, Choice Hotels, Hotels.com, HotelsClick and Venere so you can book your EconoLodge & Conference Center reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Rodeway Hotel Allentown
Rodeway Inn And Conference Center
Days Inn Allentown
Days Inn Hotel Allentown

108 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (76)
Bathroom (13)
Room/suite (13)
View from room (1)
Hotel & grounds (9)
Dining (2)
Other (38)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (33)
Room/suite (9)
Hotel & grounds (4)
Business center/function rooms (2)
Dining (4)
Pool/beach area (2)
Other (12)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Allentown with
any amenities