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Econo Lodge South

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1859 S. US Hwy 131, Petoskey, MI 49770
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Lansing, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

We wanted a low cost room for a couple of nights so we could enjoy some of the fall colors and celebrate our 10th Anniversary. My hubby suggested Petoskey which is about a 3 hour leisurely drive north. Found this hotel but didn't think to check the ratings on Trip Advisor, and we were quite disappointed when we arrived. The... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

I guess if you're only going to use the room at an hourly rate, it would be suitable. In fact, my husband called the lobby to see if we could get a late checkout and they told him if we wanted to check out late, we would have to pay $10 per hour! We left on time and will NEVER... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Consumers beware! On July 30 2013, I made an online reservation to stay at this hotel, intending to visit family in the area. One day later, my plans changed after an email from my brother. Choice Hotels REFUSED TO REFUND $817 charged to my credit card, on a reservation that was to commence on AUGUST 24, 2013, NEARLY 1 MONTH... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

$114 for one of the worst hotel rooms I've ever stayed in. It was dirty, falling apart and I really didn't want to have to stay there. The chair in the room was stained and filthy. Pieces were coming off the wall in the bathroom. I can't believe that Choice Hotels allows this and will make me rethink staying in... More

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Kemp, Texas, United States
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I think this place needs a total makeover. Why corporate Choice hotels lets this type of motel be advertised representing them is strange. Old, smelly and while clean sheets, they are old and don't fit!. Don't stay here!! The staff is scary looking but are nice. Usually bunch out in parking lot smoking.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

We had reservations to stay at Econolodge. When we arrived, there were 2 creepy guys sitting on lawn chairs in front of the lobby. The lobby was super dirty and the guy behind the desk was just as creepy as the guys outside. All of the rooms are outdoor entrances and we did not feel safe staying there especially with... More

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Needs maintenance! Paid for queen bed, actually a double. Peeling wallpaper, stained comforter, water damage, torn/missing screens. Dirty vending machine with expired product. Spongy floor under shower, rotten? Key cards wouldn't work. Won't go back

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ontario canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I dont know what i read to think this would be an acceptable accomodation. Somewhere there are good reviews - they are not true. This place is depressing, dirty, old, scratched, used up, and did i say dirty. the lady at the front desk was very nice and apologized that the room was dirty and gave us a refund. i... More

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Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We stayed here for a weekend and it was the worst hotel I have ever asked my family to stay at. So many things are broken and run down at this place that I’m surprised that the folks from Choice Hotel will even let them use their name. No joke, my 5 year old found a half eaten cake in... More

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Ketwood, Michigan
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Stay somewhere else is all I will say :( Dirty rooms, Old Bedding, Terrible management. Hot tub was broke. Stained torn peeling carpet. Feels more like a frat house then a motel. Room was short towels and creamer packets were handmade with zip lock baggies. Vending machine food was expired, Ice was dirty, Room was cold.

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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Petoskey
Petoskey Econo Lodge
Address: 1859 S. US Hwy 131, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Location: United States > Michigan > Petoskey
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #15 of 15 hotels in Petoskey
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
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