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Econo Lodge

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1441 W. Central, Carthage, MO 64836-1020
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Carthage
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Osceola, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The lobby and hallways were clean, as was the carpet in our room. The mattress could be replaced, it wasn't very supportive (I don't think it was a pillow top mattress). It would have been nice to have more than 2 pillows on the bed. I sleep with two pillows as does my husband. I checked the drawers, no extra... More 

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CarthageEconolodge, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. Im glad that for the most part you enjoyed your stay with us. As far as the areas we fell short meeting your expectaions I would like to apologize. Thank you for bringing those concerns to my attention so we can have them looked into further. Hope to have you stay... More 

Ames, Iowa, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I found this motel with a coupon for a reduced rate. An older motel, but it seemed to properly maintained. The room was comfortable, clean and quiet with an in-room safe. The indoor pool was fairly large for a hotel. The free breakfast was the typical motel fare.

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CarthageEconolodge, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotele. Im glad to see you enjoyed the pool and hot breakfast. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Sarina Front Desk Manager EconoLodge 417-358-3900 More 

Maramec
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is a nice budget cost hotel. Indoor pool and hot tub and FREE breakfast. Make your own WAFFLES! Staff was super friendly with check in and even referred me to some great food. Easy access off of highway 49 with Big Truck Parking. Arby's is right next door. Choice members can book this hotel for about $60. I used... More 

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CarthageEconolodge, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review 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, Sarina Front Desk... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed at this motel since march of this year and the bottom line is that management doesn't care about the customer all they care about is how much they can get right now then move on to the next customer the only good thing about the stay most of the people working there were super nice especially Maggie,Misty,and... More 

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CarthageEconolodge, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

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 so that... More 

Calabash, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is an older, but pretty well maintained property. The front desk person was helpful and friendly and the room was very clean. There was an incident with their internet and their called us when it was fixed to make sure we could log on. The pool area is nice but the hot tub is just hot water and nothing... More 

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CarthageEconolodge, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

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, Sarina Front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

nice place to relax, room was clean... guest service was very sweet, I think her name was Misty... I would definitely come back... she changed my room when asked... The breakfast was hot, fresh coffee..

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CarthageEconolodge, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

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, Sarina Front... More 

TOWNSVILLE AUSTRALIA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We are two Aussies 55 +, here for an overnight stay on a road trip through the South. Checkin was easy, and the girl had a lovely welcoming manner, and a wonderful accent. There was a smokey smell in the foyer but we forgave that. The room was fresh and roomy, and well provided: fridge, microwave and hair dryer, which... More 

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CarthageEconolodge, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

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 an exceptional experience... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great place no problems room includes microwave refrigerator hot breakfast fast wifi. Hot tub an indoor swimming pool TripAdvisor is so stupid that it makes you write at least 200 characters for a review

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CarthageEconolodge, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

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, Sarina Front... More 

London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Wow, the first thing that we noticed about this hotel was the smell! The whole hotel had a very strong, damp musty smell to it. This was most obvious in the lobby, by the pool and then by the ice machine. The smell was so bad that we skipped breakfast. The pool itself was fine but for some reason it... More 

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CarthageEconolodge, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

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 an exceptional experience... More 

Socorro, New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our senior rate of $56 makes this motel the best bargain in a 4 state area and 200 mile radius. The brick construction and layout must have been top notch for the era it was built. While it is an older property it is very well maintained and managed. I would give them a 10 or 5 stars if the... More 

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CarthageEconolodge, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

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, Sarina Front... More 

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