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Econo Lodge

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1030 Arsenal St., Watertown, NY 13601
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Colfax,ND, United States
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (3 of us) stayed the nights of July 18th & 19th, 2015. We saw the big Econo Lodge sign right away, but couldn't see any motel close by. We finally spied it setting about 200 yards away. Check in went smooth, then drove back to the main lodge. When walking in to the entryway, the first impression was terrible!!... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spontaneously decided to take a cross-border overnight trip to Watertown. Decided to be frugal and Hotwire a room, a 2-star room to save money to shop! I've stayed in multiple hotels around Watertown over the years, sometimes using Hotwire, and have never been disappointed, even at low-mid-rated hotels. It took about 25 minutes to check in. The person ahead of... More 

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Buffalo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I was here about a year ago on business. I had heard that there were some improvements. They were wrong. Outdated rooms where the wallpaper has been painted and now is pealing. Uncomfortable mattress and noisy wall unit. There is not a bunch of affordable places for business travel in Watertown but, this is not the place.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Room was ok for that kind of price (60 USD), even though the TV seemed to be really old. Stayed there for one night, breakfast had all that I needed, but the breakfast room was pretty small. Nice staff and close to restaurants.

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massena, new york
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Office staff was very friendly and accommodating. The room was small and very outdated. Wall paper was falling off the wall in the bedroom and bathroom. The room seemed clean but really old. All the cabinets were beat up from old age, The TV was old low definition and blurry, although the office had a nice new one. A lot... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Rooms are OK -they are clean. Outdated is more like it. Service is extremely friendly. She is great at recommending local mom & pop establishments. WiFi is extremely glitchy. Great value for the money. The great service from house keeping to the front desk far out ways the updating that it needs.

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Watkins Glen, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Overall it was a fine place to sleep at, was sufficiently clean and neat, and every encounter with staff was positive. My only two complaints are that the TV is terrible, and that was made more annoying because the internet connectivity is sketchy and weak at best. At first I thought, "No problem on the crappy, old TV, I'll just... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Office is cute. Staff is extremely friendly. Hotel is dated, but a great value for the price. Service from the maids is fast & prompt. We stayed 3 days & booked again. If you are not a smoker, I do not recommend.

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Battersea, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Wanted to stay in Watertown NY for the night but didn't want to spend a lot, so I stayed at the Econo lodge and it suits its name. It has old decor some renovation are happening there, do note it is clean and the morning breakfast was good and so was the coffee. It is close to great restaurants and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I am a bit disabled. Had to change to a Handicapped room, from a regular room the first morning. With only minutes to go before I would be double charged, housekeeping switched me. Then, a huge blizzard hit. Peter, an employee brought everything from my car, so I would not slip on the icy parking lot. Lastly, I corned the... More 

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