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Econo Lodge West

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   700 N.W. 75th St., Gainesville, FL 32607
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Ranked #36 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The rooms are okay. They are not fancy. The room had a microwave and refrigerator. The room needed a good cleaning. The bathtub didn't drain, the towel rack was falling off the wall. We did notify the management. Breakfast was generic and there wasn't a lot of room to move or eat in.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I had a hard time finding a room for this past weekend in Gainesville because I heard may have been parents' weekend at UF. I made my reservation here before I read the horrible reviews but didn't have much choice. I'm spoiled and like luxury but this motel wasn't so bad. The room was not luxurious (dated furnishings) but it... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

It was a game weekend and most other properities were booked. I ended up here. Oh my...no way is this even a two star motel. I will have to say the A/C and TV worked. That's about the only positive I can give the place. I brought my own sheets, blanket and pillows after reading reviews on line and so... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I traveled from Ohio to Florida to attend my grandmother’s funeral. I checked in at the Econo Lodge on 8/23/13 @ 12:53 pm and checked out on 8/23/13 @ 1:34pm. I had reserved (2) rooms. When I went into the rooms they were filthy. The shower curtain was stained, paint peeling from the tub, and black rings around the toilet.... More

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We were leaving Gainesville after going out of our way to stop and have dinner. We had been travelling for 9 hours. There were many hotel/motels at this interchange. My husband picked this one because we wouldn't have to re cross 75th St. Mistake. Our room was on the first floor on the end. There was a 2 inch gap... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

My family and I booked at this hotel for Thanksgiving holiday because of the convinence of excess to the Interstate 75 and the shopping mall.Our room was very clean and comfortable and surprisingly the aminities were great. We stayed here for three days and enjoyed the free WIFI as well as the hot waffles at the free continental breakfast. We... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

It was a big football weekend and they jacked up the prices so much when the hotel is suppose to be a reasonable hotel, but I went ahead and booked it since most of the hotels were booked already. What a mistake that was. The bathroom was disgusting it had little dead roaches inside the bathtub. There was a blood... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I have not stayed at a motel (outside access) since 1993. So I gave an "average" rating because it was neither a poor hotel experience nor a very good hotel experience. Stayed here after booking last minute for a Gator game. If you need a place to sleep and that is all you want to do, this is a low... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I was late in booking a hotel for my family to attend the Gator football game and because everything else was booked, we were stuck with this hotel choice. I understand that all the hotels in Gainesville raise their rates on football weekends, but what I paid for this hotel is beyond reason. It is a low budget operation. The... More

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Albany NY
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

After a very cordial and welcoming check-in, found a clean, spacious room with a nice bathroom. Not luxury, but fine. It's located next to services such as a Walgreen's and a car wash, several restaurants. Only problem was tv reception, green and snowy. And it would help if hotels would give you the wi-fi code when you check in. The... More

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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Gainesville
Gainesville Econo Lodge
Address: 700 N.W. 75th St., Gainesville, FL 32607
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #36 of 44 hotels in Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge West 2*
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