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Econo Lodge - Ithaca

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2303 N. Triphammer Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Husband and I stayed here one night. The motel has been undergoing renovation, and had a new big breakfast dining area and a fitness room! The rooms were OK. The carpet in our room was either not quite clean or worn. The lodge is located right off the highway .

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Ammanford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I've always been a fan of budget hotels and never expect five star when paying the budget price. I stayed here last minute on a road trip through America. This place was very similar to a "Travelodge" in the UK so I was not expecting the Ritz. We were greeted by a friendly lady who said she would put us... More 

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Jennifer F, General Manager at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear DanDav11, We are happy to have had you stay with us while traveling. Our desk staff and housekeeping staff do a great job. They are a joy to work with. We did just recently expand our breakfast so it is nice to hear you found something new you enjoyed. Hopefully you found something in the information the desk person... More 

South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Convenient to Cornell's North Campus, Econo Lodge provides exactly what it advertises: basic no frills accommodations at a very reasonable price. Indeed, the price cannot be beat anywhere in the area. Additionally, this place offers more than what I expected in amenities, with free wifi, a microwave, a fridge (no freezer), and even a very nice hot breakfast included with... More 

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Jennifer F, General Manager at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear albetwjj, Thank you for complimenting the hotel and what we offer. We have expanded on what we have available for our guests. We try to offer the most at a reasonable price. The full hot breakfast is relatively new and going well. Happy to hear you took advantage of it. For the future we also have a complimentary shuttle... More 

Hamilton, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Got a company rate for about $61/night. Room was pretty clean, bed was comfortable. Only downside was that I was there when it was really bad weather so that was a pain to deal with. Bathroom was also clean. Would definitely stay again.

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Jennifer F, General Manager at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Gardner K, Weather can be difficult in our area some of the time. It is unfortunate you were not able to explore the area while you were here. Thank you for commenting on the cleanliness of he room. Our housekeeping staff does a wonderful job, they are a great group of people. Hopefully you will visit again while the... More 

Gainesville, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I felt the $100 rate should have been about half that. They only have queen beds, and the beds are so bouncy it feels like you are on a trampoline when your spouse moves or rolls over. Not a good night's sleep for either spouse. Continental breakfast was not good either. Not very many choices, only pre-packaged danishes and bagels,... More 

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Jennifer F, General Manager at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear PeanutButterNJelly, Thank you for your review. We have since renovated expanded our breakfast and breakfast area during the renovation of our place. We have a full hot complimentary breakfast that now included eggs, bacon, pancakes, pastries, bread, bagels, yogurt and many other items. We are very happy with the changes we have made in our breakfast area and the... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As I've stated multiple times when reviewing budget motels/inns, I'm not expecting five star accommodations at these places (although five star service should be expected wherever you stay), which is something I take into account when reviewing these places. That said, it is unacceptable that my room lost power during my stay for everything but the bathroom light and the... More 

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

In a nutshell - this was a nice, clean, affordable hotel that was close to everything in Ithaca. The stff was friendly and very helpful. The rate was great compared to many of the overpriced hotels in the area. We were very happy with our stay. Free wifi that worked great. Free Continental breakfast.

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had seen previous positive reviews. Hotel had been renovated about a year ago. Many other hotels of this level and age, start to look very tired, so we were very pleased with what we found. It was clean, comfortable and quiet. Continental Breakfast was good. Easy access to shopping and restaurants.

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Auburn, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

All motels in Ithaca varied significantly in price from Thursday to Friday in late September. Prices actually doubled which is ridiculous. The Econo Lodge was clean, comfortable and obviously newly renovated. However the breakfast was horrible, much worse than other competing hotels such as the Hampton Inn, etc.which also have no kitchen. My advice is to go out and order... More 

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