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Econo Lodge South Portland

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   80 John Roberts Rd., South Portland, ME 04106
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Ranked #10 of 11 hotels in South Portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Room was spacious, clean and neat and equipped with a kitchenette console (microwave and refrigerator), 2 padded chairs, small round table and a safe. Wall around door trim was not refinished and had a shoddy appearance. Exterior of building was worn and in need of maintenance.

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Burlington, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

There was a weird guy keeping yelling to everyone downstairs of our first room, we talked with front desk, they let us change the rooms to other side of the lodge. The room was not too bad, but had a smell of smoke. 2 points for rooms, 1 point for the friendly staff.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The hotel was definitely not sketchy in the "someone will steal my stuff" way. The hotel room was clean (the mattresses looked new), but everything looked like maintenance stopped in 1989. The behind the front desk was missing moulding, the light over our sink had a short, one chair had a tear in it, and the other chair broke when... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We were headed to the northern part of Maine on vacation and stopped in South Portlamd overnight. It was adequate for one night. The room was clean. The front office was Spartan and the continental breakfast was skimpy. It was value priced so we didn't have unrealistic expectations.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Our flight left somewhat early so we decided to stay near the Portland airport instead of downtown. only vacancy we could find near airport was this econo lodge. the rate was $160 so we assumed it was a somewhat upscale Econo Lodge. well you know what assume stands for. this motel had dirty, small room, thin sheets and towels. the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I took a last-minute weekend trip to Portland, Maine, mid-August. We needed a dog-friendly room, not difficult to find in the area, but waiting until the day of our start definitely limited our options. Calling around and checking online, we found the Econolodge in South Portland To have the only available room. The motel is located just... More

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Portland, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Our stay for four nights was the worst hotel experience we've had over our many years of traveling with our children, or otherwise. Within minutes of checking in at 3:00 pm we found a box of garbage just outside our room door, clearly a leftover from housekeeping duties for the day. We reported it right away and were told it... More

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Caribou, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We had to be in the area for a overnight stay. This place is horrible. The sheets were soiled , we took them down to the desk to have more sheets handed to us. They need to update there mattress pads as one corner didn't have a anchor on it and the other three the elastic were stretched out to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We booked at this hotel because we had a wonderful experience at econo lodge in Freeport. This experience was not the same. The staff was friendly but the rooms smelled of smoke, my friends room was beside the ice room the room was dirty, the headboard was not attached to the wall and we was fearful of the ice machine... More

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Whitehouse, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Traveling to southern Maine in the summer is always expensive for lodging. This was our first time at the Econo Lodge. Yes it is dated. Yes it's a little hard to find if you don't know the area, but whjo doesn't have GPS nowadays. The front desk folks were very nice. We had requested a feather free room on the... More

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Address: 80 John Roberts Rd., South Portland, ME 04106
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Location: United States > Maine > South Portland
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South Portland 2*
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