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Econo Lodge Downtown

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   454 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13203
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Ranked #27 of 30 hotels in Syracuse
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't expect luxury in this, the lowest priced hotel in downtown Syracuse. Location is great, right off interstate 81. You can walk to anything downtown like Clinton Square, Dinosaur BBQ, Niagara Mohawk Power deco building or the Armory restaurant area. The hotel staff were ok but not always knowledgeable. My safe didn't work and I had to wait until the... More

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York, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My experience was not like other people who found it dusty, dirty, etc. The room was actually very clean (maybe the owners learned something from the reviews). In the night, however, the person I was with got a suspicious bite... draw your own conclusions. Had it not been for that bite, however, I would have had nothing negative to say... More

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Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I felt quite uncomfortable in this room due to the lack of cleanliness. There was a layer of dust on the clock radio, the toilet seat was stained as was the basin and there were broken tiles outside the shower. The carpet looked so dingy I had to keep my shoes on the whole time. The breakfast was very basic.... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Please, do yourselves a favor and do NOT stay here. Place was gross...It felt dirty and looked dingy. Terrible location. At night, I could feel little things biting at my legs. It was disgusting. I stayed here with my kids and I felt horrible that I chose such a terrible place. There was breakfast in the morning and that was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The condition of the bathroom upon check-in; pubic hair on the floor, dried dark yellow urine on the outside bottom of the toilet, black mold-filled shower, rust in the sink itself. The shower stall was completely tiled, with small tiles on the floor, which of course can lead to mold if not cleaned regularly, which apparently they are are not.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Hotel is very tired. There are no drink making facilities in the rooms. Sirens sounding all night from police cars. Reception staff very pleasant and much nicer than one particular hotel I know where I paid several times as much

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We get to this hotel after a 6 hour drive. We get to the room and it stinks of smoke after being told it was a non smoking room. Not that bad... or so we thought. From there it just got worse. Our next room was upstairs and smelt like dog piss. There were some hairs on the bed that... More

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Mountain Grove, Ontario, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Was good price clean beds were comfy we had two rooms and every thing was good had nothing to complain about bathrooms could be updated but they were clean and that's the most important thing it was also located in a great area to downtown I would definitely stay again the staff were also helpful as we're not from the... More

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New York City, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

The only budget hotel in downtown Syracuse. The hotel is a short walk from downtown. The service is great but the property is outdated and really needs to be renovated. My room was clean but the shower drain was slow. Rooms are along an outdoor corridor. Windows in most rooms face the corridor making it impractical to open the shades.... More

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Address: 454 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13203
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Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge Downtown 1.5*
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Econo Lodge Syracuse
Syracuse Econo Lodge

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