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Econo Lodge

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5707 Challenger Parkway, Fort Wayne, IN 46818-1713 (Formerly Lees Inn Fort Wayne)
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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111 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This older hotel is located right off the freeway, & offers a basic room with old style, box televisions, but the bed was comfortable, shower/ sink were adequate with hot water, basic continental breakfast. Not bad for a quick night's sleep.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Had to be downgraded due to no king rooms with refrigerator and I'm here for 3 nights on business. I'd check out if I had time. Presidential debate review I wanted to catch on a news station does not exist! Weak or no signal for wi-fi in room 110; I feel I dropped into a black hole.

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Thank Tracey K
in367, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience... More 

Hartville, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Cold showers, Only 10 cable channels working, free hot breakfast did not exist, doors would not latch / lock properly. Wi-Fi was not working. All surrounding hotels were completely booked approximately 8 cars in the parking lot of this place every night so most people must have received the memo! I was promised by the hotel operator that the issues... More 

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in367, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience... More 

Lima, Ohio
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is a great hotel to stay at. We've been here a few times. Great service, clean rooms a real nice taken care of hotel. Close to restaurants and shopping. This is our go to place in Fort Wayne. A nice breakfast also.

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Defiance, Ohio, United States
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are what you expect for an older, inexpensive property. I am not a snob. I pay $50 for a room, I do not expect luxury. What I do expect is not to be treated like ignorant trash. I had to PROVE my prepaid for room was for two beds not one. The man checking me in insisted a two... More 

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in367, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

I want to thank you for choosing our property when coming into town for commencement. We greatly appreciate you choosing us and apologize for your experience. As you stated and I can confirm that we are doing our best to make improvements to our facility. Our team is working hard to ensure that our facility is in working order. Again,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Econ lodge by the Speice center. We tried to get an early check in an they would not allow it. We were told to come back after 3. We came back at around 5:30 an our room was still not ready. The sink in the bathroom would not drain so I had to put a lid... More 

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Delphos, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The hotel smelled bad. Our room had hair in the shower and the sheets looked dirty. Could definitely use a good cleaning. The continental breakfast was a huge disappointment! There wasn't much besides cereal. We will not be returning to this hotel.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

I cannot begin to tell you how upset and disappointed we are. We were scheduled to stay two days, but we are currently searching for another hotel for our second night. My husband and I are traveling with our toddler visiting family for the weekend. Our search criteria had 3 requirements: breakfast, internet, and indoor pool. Upon check-in we were... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

My grands passed away and we drove all the way from Texas -- and was told that the room was not available, after a bit of investigating, the room was booked with a different name. ( as i explained to the agent, the trip advisor app pulls out name information from your profile ) Agent was a bit snippy and... More 

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Vail, Arizona
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30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We were going back for a graduation and chose this hotel because of our good luck with another Econo Lodge. This one was not the same. Even though it said it was newly remodeled, things did not work properly. Several outlets in the room did not have power. We also had difficulty with the lock on the door, so we... More 

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Thank Ken S
Courtney D, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Ken, I want to thank you for choosing our property when coming into town for commencement. We greatly appreciate you choosing us and apologize for your experience. As you stated and I can confirm that we are doing our best to make improvements to our facility. Our team is working hard to ensure that our facility is in... More 

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