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Econo Lodge

2.0 of 5
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4000 South Calumet Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320 (Formerly Magnuson Hotel Hammond)
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Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Hammond
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start by saying I booked this room last minute. I picked this location because it is close to Horseshoe Casino and the casino does not have a hotel. Check in was great and had no problem with my reservation through a third party site (priceline). I had a non smoking king size room which was clean and your... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

When checking out they put an additional day authorization on my card when I found out called the manager to ask why she said just wait a few days to let it stop off and then hung up on me twice without ever answering my question why when I paid in full. It has changed to choice hotel and did... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The service is very unprofessional I was there for one hour and was treated very poorly the pool is dirty and the room smells of something havoc I asked them for my money back so I could leave and go stay somewhere else and they went all crazy on me called the cops for no reason mind you in front... More 

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Ocoee, Florida, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This was not my choice. A family member insisted we stay overnight outside of Chicago instead of just driving home, and this was the hotel selected. It is old and noisy, right next to the Tollway. There was an unpleasant smell when we entered our room, and my legs started to itch when I got into bed. I thought surely... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Yes, the property is older. Yes, it could be updated. BUT, if you're coming up to head to Chicago? You really can't beat the location or price of this hotel. We've stayed there 5 times, now. It is just off the Toll Road and 4 minutes away from the South Shore Station. Our room was super clean, safe, quiet and... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

The pool is nice and warm which was nice, it's a little out dated. The room was big though and for a night stAys it was fine. It was easy to get too as we'll. I was a little unsure due to the recent reviews but I used my own judgement

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Gary, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I spent 4 hour here, just to sleep before a long drive. The room had a Jacuzzi, which was out of order. They didn't charge me for the Jacuzzi, nor did I ask for it. But to have non-working things like this in the room, is unprofessional. Clean, but in need of remodeling and updating. It's not expensive, but it's... More 

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Rome City, Indiana, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
49 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I have stayed at this property in the past when it was under different names. I wanted to stay here again due to its proximity to Chicago and its very large truck-parking lot. I had a travel coupon for the place, but they were running a special that was better than the coupon and my total bill came to $55.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I'm currently visiting relatives in Hammond and Calumet City for Thanksgiving and needed a safe, clean, and comfortable room for me and my rat terrier without breaking the bank. I originally booked a room at the Motel 6 (formally Super 8) in Lansing that I booked for an average $45 per night, but the place was a horrific dump. My... More 

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North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We stopped here unplanned and did not check Tripadvisor first. We were tired and desperate, and the hotel looked okay from the road. Even the front desk area looked okay. But then we went to the elevator and then to the second floor. Reeking of cigarette smoke, dirty carpet, words scrawled on doors, dirty disoriented man walking down the hall.... More 

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