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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

2.5 of 5
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2111 NW Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette, LA 70501 (Formerly Lighthouse Inn)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife checked into the motel and when we got in the room we were disgusted. First the lamp didn't work, the refrigerator didn't work and the floor needed vacuuming. I called the front desk but was told there wasn't anyone in maintenance who could come bring us a lightbulb or look at the refrigerator. The bed was... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check in at 6:30 pm had to call the phone on the desk and wait. went to my on the 1st floor and the room looked good no smell as I walk back to the suite ( 109) I could see the wall I could see it look like that part of the building had to been updated for a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A few friends and I chose to stay here as a low cost option on a trip and because the reviews were so good. When we arrived at the lodge our room given to us had no fridge (which we needed) so we requested a new one. The next room given to us had someone's things in it, so we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Check in was smooth, the attendant was a little overwhelmed that he was short on staff...But let me know if I needed anything that he would take care of it. The room smelled neutral which was great being a non smoker. However there was balls of shaven human hair on the floor in front of the mirror! The bathroom was... More 

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Jennifer M, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Sir: Thank you for your comments regarding your stay and observations of our motel. We are continually upgrading and your comments will help me to focus on necessary immediate items. I hope you will consider staying with us again. Jennifer Milligan General Manager More 

Longview, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

There was a mixup on my reservation and I was charged for a week even though I didn't stay. The manager called me and asked of I was going to check in because my credit card had been charged. I explained that I canceled already and she investigated and returned my $$. Excellent job!

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights during a 2 week trip to Florida. We travel a lot. There were no cups in the room, and no clock. A lamp next to the bed was missing a bulb. There was no ice available - the ice machine was broke and I had to go next door to the Best Western and bum... More 

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Jennifer M, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Sir: I sincerly apologize that your stay with us was not up to your expectations. We are continually striving to be the best. Please know that I am taking your comments and using them to get our hotel better. I hope you will try us again. More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

A weekend getaway with my son. Overall it was a nice room, toilet kept stopping, two maids was smoking a dirty cigarette in another room. Didnt get towels for almost two hours and my room didnt get serviced until I personally asked... Great location with poor service.

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Jennifer M, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Sir: I understand your frustration and I sincerly apologize that our hotel paid such a large part in that. I thank you for your comments, because I take every comment and use it to get us better. I have passed your comments onto housekeeping and front desk. Please give us another chance and stay with us again. More 

Houston, Texas
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This hotel is going thru remodeling almost completed..Just make sure you check out your room first and that everything works..The room I stayed in was clean paid $47.00 total for the night..Has small truck parking a few semi truck spots.Good outside night lighting and parking outside your door..The location is good right off the freeway exit 103 south can't miss... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The toilet didn't flush and the room looked horrible. Drawers in the dresser were broke and hanging off Rug was totally screwed up.. Beds left me feeling like a arthritic 99 year old. Lots if noise from the other rooms... Paper thin walls. Nasty nasty nasty

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Quebec City, Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I saw bad reviews here but i guess it was with previous management. The new management staff was helpful in providing me a room with a fridge and ensuring sll was fone with my room. As other motels of the same price, it would need some minor renovations but room was clean, bed confortable and free continental breakfast. I would... More 

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