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Econolodge Port Canaveral Area

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   260 E Merritt Island Cswy, SR 520, Merritt Island, FL 32952 (Formerly Clarion Hotel Kennedy Space Center)
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Merritt Island
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
raindancer9562 Supply, North Carolina
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Supply, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

would stay here again. used park and cruise service and enjoyed our nights stay here. friendly hotel service with an ultra clean pool. Room was adequate for the price we paid. clean with no unwanted guests lol :) not the hilton but thats not what we wanted. car was just the way we left it when we returned from our... More

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Stuart, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

This would not have been my choice of a hotel. I'm not a fan of outside doors. The staff were very nice, but the facility is VERY old and some things are updated an other things are not. The name is now Econo Lodge so it was difficult to find, drove past it twice.

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Clarionspacecoast, Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

On behalf of our hotel staff, I am writing to let you know how nice it was to receive your survey response about the attention you experienced while you stayed at our hotel. We try to go over and beyond the call of duty for all of our guests. On the same hand, I was concerned about the mistake we... More

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Aiken, SC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I was greeted very well. Probably the best greeting I ever got from a hotel. So congrads on that. Checked in very fast and even given directions on where to eat without me even asking. The room was way in the back and I did not feel so safe where I had to park. Kind of dark and scary. But... More

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Clarionspacecoast, Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

On behalf of our hotel staff, I am writing to let you know how nice it was to receive your kind words of praise about the attention you experienced while you stayed at our hotel. We try to go over and beyond the call of duty for all of our guests. On the same hand, I was concerned about the... More

Seven Lakes, NC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Stayed here and left car while on cruise out of Port Canaveral. This worked out very well. The property is a little old, but the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Check in was a breeze. Breakfast was made to order and we were able to have it to go and eat in our room. The food was excellent. The... More

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Clarionspacecoast, Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind words of compliment on the excellent service your received, including the delicious breakfast and professional service with the transportation company. We are honored to have the opportunity in serving you and your companion. We are constantly upgrading and trust on your next visit we will have wow you. Thank you and anxiously await your... More

Cocoa Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

My wife and I and our sons recently stayed at this Clarion for a night while waiting for our apartment to be ready to move into and as a frequent traveler and Choice Rewards Diamond Member, I expected way more from a Clarion branded location. The hotel is very old and as you drive up the first thing you see... More

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Clarionspacecoast, General Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

I am responding to the correspondence from your stay here at the Clarion Hotel Merritt Island, Florida. We accommodate many guests each evening, and we strive to make their stay a satisfying one. The principal goal of our hotel is to provide dependable service to all of our guests at a reasonable price. Our online information does note we are... More

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

You have to get to the rooms from the outside, but wasn't a problem. Despite the look of the hotel on the outside, the rooms were actually comfortable. The breakfast was excellent, which you get a voucher for its restaurant on-site. The staff were really nice. We didn't get to use the pool, but it looked like they have a... More

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Clarionspacecoast, General Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

On behalf of our hotel staff, I am writing to let you know how delighted we were to receive your kind words of praise about the attention you experienced while you stayed at our hotel. We try to go over and beyond the call of duty for all of our guests. I have informed our guest service agents and the... More

Nassau, New Providence Island
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed here September 2013. This is a VERY old hotel that can really use a major upgrade. The staff was very nice and accommodating. The restaurant was clean and the food was okay. For Islanders, you would love the fact that they serve GRITS! Lots of restaurants in the area to choose from: Red Lobster across the street, Burger... More

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Clarionspacecoast, General Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

On behalf of our hotel staff, I am writing to let you know how nice it was to receive your kind words of praise about the attention you experienced while you stayed at our hotel. We try to go over and beyond the call of duty for all of our guests. We accommodate many guests each evening, and we strive... More

Hollywood, Florida
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
59 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The hotel is located on the main drag on Merritt Island. The hotel was clean, service outstanding and food was great. The hotel is very old and does not appear to have had any major overhaul in a very long time. The room was a bit musty probably due to age.

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Clarionspacecoast, General Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

On behalf of our hotel staff, I am writing to let you know how nice it was to receive your kind words of praise about the attention you experienced while you stayed at our hotel. We try to go over and beyond the call of duty for all of our guests. On the same hand, I was concerned about the... More

Tallahassee, Florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I was looking for a hotel not too far from the beach or from Cocoa and I thought this would work. I should have known differently when entering the parking lot. The staff are very friendly and the landscaping is nice but I guess they are the only positives. This is a place where I wouldn't leave anything in your... More

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Clarionspacecoast, General Manager at Econolodge Port Canaveral Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time in sharing with us on your stay. We accommodate many guests each evening, and we strive to make their stay a satisfying one. The principal goal of our hotel is to provide dependable service to all of our guests at reasonable prices. Consequently, it's disappointing to learn that you're unhappy. Please accept my sincere... More

Wellington, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights recently for business. I thought the management and staff were very courteous, but the rooms were outdated and the hotel is very old. I would not plan on staying here again. There are some positives, like I mentioned everyone on the staff and management was extemely nice, and they have a very good breakfast.... More

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Additional Information about Econolodge Port Canaveral Area

Address: 260 E Merritt Island Cswy, SR 520, Merritt Island, FL 32952 (Formerly Clarion Hotel Kennedy Space Center)
Location: United States > Florida > Merritt Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Econolodge Port Canaveral Area 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Kennedy Space Merritt Island
Clarion Hotel Merritt Island
Clarion Merritt Island
Merritt Island Clarion

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Close to Port Canaveral Cruise Terminals, Kennedy Space Center, Beaches, Historic Cocoa Village with Waterfront Park, Antique Malls and Unique Restaurants. Boat rentals, water taxis, kayaking, golf, fishing nearby. Only 2 blocks from Merritt Square Mall. Free Cont. Breakfast. Spacious Pool Deck, Tiki Bar, Tennis, Fitness Center & Free High Speed Internet Access. Voted Best Hotel in Brevard County for five consecutive years. ... more   less 
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