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Econo Lodge Downtown

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401 South 2nd Street, Louisville, KY 40202
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in a room with a king bed that directly faced the street - which meant our 'balcony' was shared by only 3 rooms, where as other rooms that are on the longer sides of the hotel shared their balconies with many more people and faced the parking lot. We stayed 3 nights and never saw another person outside... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had to pay for the room again ....then pay for parking after we payed to stay in the room ....now I am not sure how to get my money back from paying for this room for the second time .....I have been trying to find a phone number to call trip adviser but I still can't find one

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location for use as a start point to tour the area. Don't expect much at the breakfast bar or in the gym. Room was clean, quiet, and staff was helpful. Overall, this is just the place if you want a low cost, no-frills place to stay ($5 extra parking fee per night).

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for your input about your recent stay with us. It is nice to hear that you had a great stay with us and you loved the location of the hotel as much as we love. Yes, we don't have frills but our goal is to provide clean and comfortable room and I am glad to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Econo Lodge Downtown Louisville was about what we expected when we booked. The rooms where comfortable and clean (although ours had a stale smoke smell). The front desk was friendly and helpful. The location is really the big reason to stay here. Five blocks from the river, perfect for the Forecastle festival we attended. Lots of restaurants and bars... More 

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thrilled to hear we hit so many positive notes during your stay! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We love to hear that it was the staff interactions, prime location of the hotel and clean and comfortable rooms made your stay enjoyable. We can't wait to welcome you back for another unique... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I were in Louisville on business. Our check in went smoothly and quick. Once checked in we went to our room and it was clean and easy to get to by the stairs or elevator. The room size was comfortable and updated. The only draw back was the drapes blew up in the air when the air... More 

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this sweet note about us. I am glad to hear that you had a great stay and we are delighted we are a must while you are in Louisville. See you again soon! More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Econo Lodge is right downtown and next to the Marriott. My room was large, clean with a good TV. Save $100 a night and stay here rather than the Marriott. You can walk from here to everything downtown.

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

We are so pleased to have been a part of your incredible Louisville experience! We make great efforts in offering genuine southern hospitality and it is wonderful that you enjoyed it. You will be glad to know that we are in process to change window curtain in all rooms and hope we will have new style which will help with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time in a loooong time for me to stay at an Econo Lodge. I gave up on them years ago for their poor quality of service and cleanliness. I'm happy to say this experience is encouraging me to be more open minded. The reviews I read about this location on Choice Hotels website prompted my decision... More 

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this great review you have of our hotel. We take pride in making sure that you get the best value for your money and we are so happy that we’ve served you well. Your decision staying with Econo Lodge again was a chance for us and I am glad that we made it happy surprise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location. Clean and comfortable rooms. Great Friendly staff. $5 for peaking is a great deal. I travel a lot, so for Econo Lodge this was great option! Comfortable bed, new bedding, clean room, good staff, great location and great deal competing other hotels in downtown. I recommend Econo Lodge for budget travelers.

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Piyush, Thanks a lot for the great review as It was our great pleasure to have you stay with at Econo Lodge Downtown Louisville. I agree on your comment of budget hotel and I am glad that you found us as a great option in Downtown. I am super happy to hear that you had a clean and comfortable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a night in Louisville on route to Nashville. The place was clean and in a good location and we felt safe to overnight there. Good bang for the buck. Louisville is charming and we would've spent a couple of nights at this Econo Lodge without issues.

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for the review of your recent stay with us. I am glad that you found us in a perfect and safe location in Louisville Downtown. I am happy to hear that you had a clean and comfortable room and great service which is our goal. Once again, thanks a lot and we can't wait to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and clean rooms with all basic ammonites. Staff is great. The water river front is waking distance and also Walking distance from 4th street live. All the restaurants at the 4th street are great options for food. I had great time there and i would recommend everyone who is traveling with budget.

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for the great review of our hotel. It was our pleasure to serve you and I am glad that we were able to provide you our best as an Economy Hotel in Louisville Downtown. Clean and comfortable room with great staff service is all we provide and I am happy to hear that you had... More 

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