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Econo Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3928 E. Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley, CA 94552
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Garden Grove, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at this place for one night, Saturday night and I can't say enough how awful the front desk staff was. The man who helped me was unprofessional and outright rude. He should get some training in the hospitality industry and how to treat the patrons who stay at the motel. There was another Asian woman who was... More

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Westford, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are clean and location is decent. We took a room with 2 queen beds and the room was spacious. There was even a whirlpool. The microwave and fridge were mid-sized and was very convenient for the family. Breakfast is not much other than a few bagels and donuts and there is no sit in area.

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Fresno,Ca
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I see some reviews where couple guests were not happy to stay at this place. From my past experience if you book room thru some travel websites and not using hotel's own website(www.choicehotels.com), you do save money however you often have to take a discount in quality. My 4 days stay at this hotel was without any issues. Yes, breakfast... More

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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Not worth the amount you pay for this place. Got there and checked the bed and right away found hair and dirt on the sheets. The blankets had burnt holes thru them from ppl smokin in the room even tho it was a non smokin room. You shouldnt have to make a trip back downstairs and ask thru the after... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband, young children, and myself booked this hotel online. We showed up and immediately were not impressed. We unloaded the car, attempted to get comfortable but the place was filthy. It reminded me of a scary dumpy hotel from a movie. My 5 year old refused to use the bathroom because it was gross, it mostly smelt of mildew.... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Pros: - cheap (get on priceline or similar sites) - Across the street from some stores like Safeway and Panda Express - microwave and mini fridge: though the microwave can easily fall off the fridge if not careful Cons: - Front desk lady is incredible rude: as soon as my family got there we resented it. Right of the bat... More

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Costa Mesa, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Don't stay here. The place is gross and filthy. The advertised jacuzzi did not work. There were only 4 antenna type tv stations. The "non-smoking" room stunk to high heaven with cigarette smell which stuck to my clothes. It looks like drug users and homeless people live or hang out here. I did not feel safe. Car alarms went on... More

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mpls
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

found it by looking in a hotel mag that offered cheap rooms. staff was rude and tried to act like they wouldnt offer the deal unless we didnt reserve! yet the ad said reserve today. got there and the room was 21 higher and the cheap room had smoke smell galore. they up graded to a king size and the... More

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Jay K, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an... More

Northern Calif
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you are looking for fancy 5 Star amenities, you aren’t going to find it at Econolodge- but then again, that’s not Econolodge caters to. If you ARE looking for a clean comfortable place to stay while visiting family or going to a sporting event, then this location fits the bill. A friend of mine from Castro Valley gave me... More

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Bay Area
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My boyfriend and I couldn't even stay here. The hotel clerk accused us of being under the influence and neither one of us smokes. I was so upset because we were so exhausted from work and we just wanted to relax. She was very rude and had a horrible attitude. I had asked her if she was refusing us service... More

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Address: 3928 E. Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley, CA 94552
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Location: United States > California > Castro Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
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Econo Hotel Castro Valley
Econo Lodge Castro Valley
Castro Valley Econo Lodge

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