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Economy Inn

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4805 South Old State Road 37, Bloomington, IN 47401
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed to stay overnight and selected this inn based on the other recommendations we read. We were not disappointed. This is a 1950's era hotel that has the basic necessities, has been updated, is sparkling clean, and boasts the most personable desk clerk we've the pleasure of meeting. We had a king room, the bed slept great. Very quiet... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 1950's building that has been painted, cleaned and furnished in cheap motel modern. Room was small with two double beds that were very comfortable. CLEAN! This is a modestly priced motel with spacious shower, refrigerator, microwave and tv. Four of us slept here for 50 dollars. Close to We Willies for our favorite breakfast forgot our Kindle... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed here in an older room with wood paneling. Regardless, it was clean and safe. The hotel manager was extremely personable and helpful. Additionally, it is not in the middle of the busy part of town so it is easy to exit and enter.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My wife and I stayed here when in town for New Years. The hotel manager was super friendly and helpful, making conversation about our trip over and our plans while in town. The room is dated, but very clean. The price and cleanliness make this hotel's value unbeatable. If you are looking for a room which would typically run $90-100... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My daughter goes to IU and I have been coming to Bloomington off and on now for two years. The hotels near the IU campus all charge really high rates, taking advantage of the situation. However, if you are willing to drive just 5 minutes south of downtown Bloomington on Walnut street you will find the Economy Inn. I will... More 

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed at this motel for an event at IU. The staff was very attentive and helpful. They answered any questions I had and made sure that I felt comfortable and at home. The hospitality that they provided made my trip ten times better than expected. The value of this hotel is unbeatable and I definitely recommend it.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I stayed here with my daughter during our visit to IU. I booked the room with 2 queen beds for 3 nights. The room, beds, bath and toilet were clean - got new towels every day. This is not a fancy hotel with great amenities, but for the price this place is excellent. I made by booking by calling the... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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 August 12, 2014

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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