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Econo Lodge & Suites

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4501 McFarland Blvd. E., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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Ranked #29 of 31 hotels in Tuscaloosa
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed here for a football weekend because it was the only place still available. My first clue that it was not a great place was the woman who checked us in, who barely looked up when I walked in. I thought Southerners were friendly !! Our room smelled like mold, and we discovered black mold spots around the tub... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

After Capstone Hotel messed up my reservation, i found a om at this hotel that was surprisingly clean and comfortable. The hotel is old, but they are trying their best to keep it well painted and clean.

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New Roads
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Stayed only one night, as we were traveling thru. It had one of the nicest front desk clerks I have dealt with. She was business like and professional with warm sincere greetings for a couple of weary travelers. The room was clean and nicely appointed for a "discount" price. We paid about $73 (included extended checkout) for the night and... More

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Mesquite, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

The sheets were stained, BLUE and smelled! The bathroom was absolutely disgusting! Breakfast was pretty crappy- food didn't seem fresh at all! NOT a good place to stay if you have kids!!! Oh and better forget about swimming since the pool was closed and the trash was overflowing. Just a bad experience all around!

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Came to visit from Kentucky for a 3 day weekend. Stayed here one night. The bathroom ceiling was COVERED in mold. Around the toilets were filthy. Chairs were broke and when you open the refrigerator it fell out in the floor. We checked out and went up the street to microtel! Not to mention having to smell marijuana smoke coming... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This is a very old Motel in need of a lot of work! It's in a convenient location, just off the Interstate with plenty of restaurants and shopping around. The motel is old, old, old and needs update desperately.

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Dallas, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We stayed at this hotel during a football weekend and all I can say is "Run"!. Our room was horrible, including blood stains on the shower curtain, vomit stains on the chair, mildew in the shower, a rattling air conditioner, and sheets and pillows that have to be 20 years or older. The breakfast is an absolute joke consisting of... More

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Akron, Ohio
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91 reviews 91 reviews
17 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

My sister and I planned our Family Weekend vacation in July and this was the only hotel that was still avaliable in the Tuscaloosa area at that time. It looks relatively nice on the outside, but the inside is disgusting. There was some sort of black mold-like substance on the walls and when we opened the door a rush of... More

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Monee, Illinois
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233 reviews 233 reviews
76 hotel reviews
348 helpful votes 348 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I stayed here only one night while riding thru Tuscaloosa. Two story motel with exterior doors to rooms. Check in was quick and the hotel staff was friendly and offered suggestions on places to eat. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance. My room was on the ground floor and was a king, non-smoking room with a sofa. The room was... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Here for UA graduation, staff friendly, room awful: 1) 3 of 6 lights not working 2) some kind of brown/black "goop" on; back of door, door knobs, phone directory placard 3) dead bug in coffee maker 4) carpet extremely dirty 5) areas around door filthy 6) tub stained/dirty 7) cigarette tar stains on numerous horizontal surfaces 8) furniture clean, but,... More

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Address: 4501 McFarland Blvd. E., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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Location: United States > Alabama > Tuscaloosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge & Suites 2*
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Tuscaloosa Econo Lodge
Econo Lodge Tuscaloosa

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