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Econo Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   553 NE First Ave., Florida City, FL 33034
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Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Florida City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014
Beth S Neodesha, Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I am a choice hotels member and I have stayed at many locations and had great service and accommodations, unfortunately not the case at the Econo Lodge Florida City. I asked for a later check out as we did not arrive at the hotel until 11 pm. My boyfriend and I were hoping to enjoy the pool for an hour... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Terrible stay, no security and apathetic service. Random people who are not guests hang around the pool in full view of the front desk unchallenged, waiting to steal your car and valuables. Toilet in room would not flush and owner had to be called more then once to fix. Our car was broken into in full view of hotel video... More 

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Neodesha, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We stayed at this property twice on the way to and from the Keys. If you're looking for a clean place to stay, you'll be pleased. The rooms are dated and the breakfast isn't anything to write home about. The staff is very friendly and the pool is nice and clean. A great place to sit outside in the morning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Compared to the prices of the hotels in key largo the value was great. Room was clean, it was quiet and the staff was friendly. We paid roughly 1/3 of what a good key largo room costs. If you just need somewhere to crash for the night this is the place.

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Florida City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Good friendly place to stay also clean with a good continental breakfast easy to get to it is a good place for any one to stay, it is very family orantated, excellent pool and a good place to sat and eat

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We stayed two nights while touring the Everglades. The staff is great, the breakfast adequate. The room could have had a little more detail with regard to cleaning. There was a dead bug on the base of the floor lamp when we got there, and it was still there when we left.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We would like to say that we were planning on staying at another hotel in three days further on, we went to this Econo to try get one night, we found the place so clean and the staff were so friendly and helpful we decided to cancel our other hotel and stay here for the three nights.It was hard to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I stayed here 2 weeks ago and found this hotel to be friendly, Clean and comfortable stay. The rooms are great size and the room rate includes free breakfast and free WiFi, you would not get this in the UK. The receptionist were friendly and had a great insight as to the tourist spots of Miami. I would visit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Very nice and clean room. Family run and they take pride in the place. The pool was nice and clean and enjoyable to sit out by. Breakfast had a good choices for everybody. The location was at the top of Key Largo which was great. Close to restaurants and everything. The price was very reasonable.This hotel was a choice.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I stayed with my family (2 kids) for one night in the Econo Lodge before driving to Key West. We payed $140 for the room which was way to much compared to the value that was delivered: > Dark room with old carpet > Very old TV > But worst: I tiny little breakfast room with a very poor breakfast... More 

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Address: 553 NE First Ave., Florida City, FL 33034
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Econo Hotel Florida City
Econolodge Florida City
Econo Lodge Florida City
Florida City Econo Lodge

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