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Economy Inn

4805 South Old Hwy 37, Bloomington, IN 47401
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Ranked #12 of 23 hotels in Bloomington
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Elkhart, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Real feeling of dread when the address matched my reservation receipt. This place looks like the setting for some teen-slasher flick. Room was dark and musty with furnishings straight from the late 70's. "Paneled" wall had patches of extra paneling covering what I presumed were holes. Bathroom ceiling had dead bugs on it. Only stayed because we were too tired... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in Bloomington for 2 nites for an event for my son at IU. The property was just as advertised by the other reviewers - clean, neat and very straight forward, old school. This is not a plush hotel but you will get much more than you pay for. The staff was attentive and prompt. In the back of the... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This motel was straight out of a Lee Childs-Jack Reacher crime novel. The ceiling was low, the room dark, the bedding poor, the soap cheap, and the towels thin. The only good part was the water pressure in the shower. We are budget travelers, but would never stay here again regardless of the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We wanted to spend a weekend at Lake Monroe. I found Economy Inn on TA and decided that all the positive reviews couldn't be wrong. The price was definitely right because we didn't plan to spend our time at a hotel, but on the lake. I called to make reservations and the phone was answered by a guy who was... More

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Elkhart, Indiana
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We found this place on-line and it was just how past visitors described it. Not fancy, but clean. Two double beds, TV, microwave, frig. and a updated bathroom. We were greeted by the friendly and helpful staff member, given a real key and found a good room for a good price. Would stay again.

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Piedmont, Missouri
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We took a spur of the moment trip to Bloomington and a friend found this place for us. Clean, inexpensive, and the BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE EVER! From the night before when I reserved the room to the reception we received when we go there we've never had a "Host" like the owner of this place. If I'm ever in Bloomington... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Nothing fancy, this is a comfortable place to spend the night at an affordable price. The room came with two double beds -- and at a lower price than other budget suites/hotels charge for one bed. Also, the management is happy to help you in any way that it can. One caveat: The night we stayed they had run out... More

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Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you're looking for an exotic weekend abode with fountains in the foyer and 24-hour gourmet room service, this may not be for you. But if you're looking for a nice, clean place that's easy on the wallet, look no further. The manager, Jay, is one of the nicest people I've met in quite a while. His advice and encouragement... More

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Fruitport, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I happed across Economy Inn by chance while spending the weekend in Bloomington, IN on business. The service is excellent. The rooms are clean and quiet. I recommended Economy Inn to 6 of my friends after my first night.They stayed the second night and were pleased. By mistake I left a valuable piece of property in the room. I did... More

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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were initially hesitant to book a room sight unseen, but based on all the great reviews we went ahead and booked. We were pleasantly surprised at what a nice place this is. The rooms are older, but clean, comfortable, and well maintained. It had a refrigerator/freezer, microwave, TV, spotless shower with great water pressure and plenty of hot water.... More

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Address: 4805 South Old Hwy 37, Bloomington, IN 47401
Location: United States > Indiana > Bloomington
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This traditional motel property features 20 rooms and 20 one-bedroom apartments is located on the southern end of Bloomington, just three miles south of downtown and six minutes from Fairfax State Recreation Area at beautiful Lake Monroe. Nightly rates begin at $32 per night. Weekly rates are available from $165 and up. Efficiency and one-bedroom units available, all with free local calls and digital cable TV. Rooms include microwave and refrigerator. Laundry facilities are available on-site. ... more   less 
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