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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

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5335 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA 71457 (Formerly Microtel Inn & Suites Natchitoches)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sulphur
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always stay at this hotel while in this area. The staff is very personable and goes out of the way to accommodate you. It is a good value for the money. I find the beds very comfortable. They are in the process of doing some renovations so it should be even better.

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't even have to walk over to the bed to see the large stain on the folded down top sheet. The two stars would be zero if not for the friendly lady at the front desk who gleefully changed the sheets. When she left, however, a cockroach decided to scamper across the table top, reminding us we are at... More 

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, 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... More 

Danville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The entire stay was a great experience from start to finish. The check-in was smooth and the staff were very friendly. We requested 3 rooms close to one another which were provided. Our rooms were nicer than higher end hotels I've stayed. The breakfast had an assortment of items, which satisfied everyone in our group. You can't go wrong making... More 

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. On behalf of our entire team, I... More 

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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I Stayed here last week .Great Value ,my room was clean and comfortable, Staff pleasant .Eager to help in any reasonable request.Management appears to be very frugal in running the hotel. But with how expensive everyday needs are these days I think it's good business sense. I was told they are slowly remodeling ,to update old carpeting along with other... More 

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Tammy, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. Sorry about the experience you had but we... More 

Cleburne, Texas
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129 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

As the hotel prices seem to run a little high in this college town, we went with the Econo Lodge as a Choice Priviledges member since the Comfort Suites was at least 30% higher. Although the hotel showed signs of wear and tear, it still provided us with a comfortable, safe, and clean overnight experience we weary travelers needed. The... More 

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We already take care of those issues.... More 

Stephenville, Texas
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We are choice privilege members. We had stayed at the competitors on several occasions but decided to try out the Econo Lodge due to it being half the price. We were very pleased with the staff, the room and the breakfast. Large rooms and clean bathrooms. We will stay here in the future.

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!... More 

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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stopped here after checking out other hotels in the area. Most of them said they were handicapped accessible but that was only the room entry, bathrooms were not accessible. I highly recommend this hotel for that reason alone, the shower, and everything in the room was accessible, the staff at check in was courteous and friendly and would like... More 

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,... More 

Hope
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. very comfy beds. room was a little small but it served its purpose. the refrigerator had been unplugged by the desk chair and seemed like a chronic problem because the plug was bent

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Thank you so much for your business and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Kind... More 

Lakeland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have back problems, and the bed was the most comfortable I have slept on in a long time. I usually sleep on a Lazy Boy Chair and have done so for several years. For this reason alone I would stay here again the next time I am in the area.

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Thank you so much for your business and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Kind... More 

bakersfield, CA.
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161 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Maybe we received the nasty room but wow. I realize this is an economy hotel, but that does not mean guests should be subjected to this filth. Strong urine smell and nasty stains everywhere. We pulled in off the fwy. very late at night and it was my mistake not to inspect the room prior to check in. Great rates.....no... More 

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jimmy j, Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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 for our guests in the future. I hope that you will consider staying with us again... More 

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