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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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were on our way back from downstate for a funeral. The location of this hotel is the only nice thing I have to say about this place. The front desk person was drunk and had drool all over his shirt and other things I don't care to know. The hot tub smelled like urine, there was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We arrived after a wonderful day of visiting the local vineyards. Upon entering the room we first noticed the horrible stench! The bathroom had several cockroaches, there were spiders in the corners, dirty floors, and bullet holes in the door! We did not stay! Demanded our money back and headed to Boyne Highlands, which was fabulous!

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Waterford, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed for a business trip over the Labor Day weekend. This was our first and last stay here. I had a bad feeling at checkin-starting with the fact that the front desk person couldn't find my reservation-then told me it was booked for a day earlier and it would be a "problem" removing my charge for the wrong day-I'm... More 

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Dexter, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had to stay at this Econolodge because we were late to enter a baseball tournament and this was the only place that had 10 rooms available. We know why now. When you enter, you have to enter through a cloud of cigarette smoke. There are flower pots with a minimum of 500 cigarette butts in them. You entered the... More 

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Wautoma, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed 3 days here. Great customer service. Nice location for our needs. Our room was missing a toilet paper holder. You had to step up almost 18 inches into the shower with low pressure and wall paper coming off the walls in the bathroom. Pool and hot tub nice but small. The continental breakfast is basically the waffle machine.... More 

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Spruce, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The motel was not kept up very well, the pool water was not clear, our air conditioning did not work, the breakfast left a lot to be desired and the pillows were flat and hard. We paid over 130 dollars for one night and it was a rip off.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We spent one night in this run-down remnant of a motel. Our room had leaky faucets, mold in the bathroom, the bathroom fan did not operate, and the toilet had the wrong seat which was also loose. It is clear the owner does not care to spend any money for repairs or regular maintenance. This is a place I will... More 

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Petoskey, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have never seen a motel in this condition, in such a state of decline, that was still open. The physical condition is deplorable. I don't want to be hurtful or mean but when they charge as much as this place does, you expect some kind of standards to be adhered to. If I owned this place I would close... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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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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Gladstone
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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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Address: 1859 S. US Hwy 131, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Location: United States > Michigan > Petoskey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Petoskey
Petoskey Econo Lodge

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