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Econo Lodge

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Looked for a nice place to stay while visiting family. It fit the bill. The hotel was clean..I saw the maids pick up furniture to vacuum! It was safe as there was only one way out through the front lobby. I ended up staying longer because of what you get for the price.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Operated by and Indian family, as are many low priced hotels. Location and price are great for diving off Largo. But every thing is worn, tired, and battered. It is evident that the hotel owner is working with on older property and a minimal budget, but trying hard to make it as best as he can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

The hotel may look a little funny and strange - definitely not what most people used to - pink walls, funny carpets, flowers - it has a very outdated look - no flat screen TV etc ... But the room were clean, the bathroom were clean and you really get what you paid for in that location :-) The staff... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Don't understand how all these reviews stated how clean and adequate the Econo Lodge was. I've stayed here twice, the April 11th stay is certainly my last. The place is filthy and very poorly managed. It should not be a part of the Choice Hotels group. There was hair in the shower and the bed spreads were dirty. If any... More 

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g m, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

We are sorry for your recent experience. That is not typical of our property. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Rooms and public areas were very clean and well maintained! I would recomend this for any need, vacation, business all of the above! My only problem I had called to talk to the manager of the hotel and the front desk first shift attendant was very rude! He wanted to know what I was wanting to talk to the manager... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I had a great expirience,the front desk in the afternoon is always polite,always willing to help me out,and get everything organized so im comfortable with my stay, It wasnt disgusting,it was very clean and the breakfast was okay,they need to stop watering down the juice, however I had a relaxing retirement Vacation,and I would stay here again.

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Fair Lawn, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We needed a place for the night while we were in the Everglades. Other places - Best Western, Holiday Inn Express and a few others were asking $200+tax. These folks charges $129 for a room with a king size bed. It was clean and nice and the breakfast in the AM was perfectly acceptable. We thought the highway sounds might... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is at the southern end of the Florida turnpike & a great place to stay if you are visiting the Everglades or need to spend the the night before going to Key West. I normally don't stay at Econo Lodges, but was pleasantly surprised here. The place was clean & well maintained. The pink Arabian motif in the hallways... More 

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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was just what we expected at an Econo Lodge. It was clean, the employees/owners were friendly and helpful, the breakfast was adequate. We weren't allowed to take our tandem bike in the room but they made a spot in the laundry room for it. The wifi didn't work even though we were told it would; if wifi matters to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

The only plus is the location to the Everglades/Keys. The rooms were dirty and outdated and the shower didn't drain well-there was standing water. Service desk was okay, not too friendly but not rude. They do provide a carb loaded breakfast and watered down drinks-better than nothing.

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