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El Patio Motel

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2950 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505
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Ranked #32 of 35 hotels in Erie
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Weirton, West Virginia, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't recommend this hotel. It smells terribly, room was tiny, nothing was up to date, and our shower wouldn't turn on. Went to check out the next day and told him we had a bad experience, and wouldn't even give some money back due to the shower not working. Deff won't be staying here again.

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Springfield - Springfield Township, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

And I got it! Watch what you wish for is the moral here folks. With tax $44 and change. Worth about $27.59....maybe Stairway smelled of urine. Bed was not good. The room was clean. I'll give them that much.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Do not be fooled by the outside. Came a day early so decided to stay here for one night. Worst idea ever! Holes in the walls. Stairs to rooms falling apart. No covers to lights. The smoke alarm was on top of the tv stand without a battery in it. Did not take our shoes off and walk on the... More

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Keedysville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Don't be fooled by the pictures on the website. From the outside and the pool, El Patio, doesn't look bad, looks throw back, which has the potential to be really fun. However, the inside was another story. We were on the second floor. The bathroom window was up when we went in, with no screen. We didn't need the AC,... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

So we decided to go to Erie for a last minute trip. After lunch and a quick fishing trip to Presque Isle we figured maybe we should spend the night. Unfortunately most every other hotel was booked because of a beer fest in town so we ended up here. This place literally looks like only the linens have been changed... More

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Butler, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Will never go here again! A long time ago was not a bad place. This time the room was filthy, the tv blew up when we turned it on, something wrong with the electrical outlet could smell it burning, lights in bathroom did not work, toilet would not flush, and mold everywhere. Was too late to go elsewhere, so we... More

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Rockford, Michigan, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We ate at a really great restaurant called Joe Roots Grill in Erie, and then looked for a place to stay overnight. This one was right across the road. We looked at a room before staying. We walked by the pool on the way, and it was all covered with algae. The stairway was very dirty and things left around.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pa.
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I am 62 years old and this is by far, THE WORST HOTEL ROOM I HAVE EVER BOOKED. I am quite a traveler and I know about hotels/motels and all I can say is SHAME ON YOU!!!!! It was 85 degrees and there is no a/c. The place is seedy and I would NEVER bring my family to this place.... More

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

My husband and I have a soft spot for the old motor lodges, and we have driven by this place 1,000 times saying "Some day we should stay here" A flight got cancelled and we found ourselves in Erie for an extra night, so we went here. I was shocked by the $69 price tag for a weeknight room, but... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

Group of friend had a time of their life there. Manager was spot on with stay there every year. Could not be happier. It's a dive but that's what we wanted. Loves the attached bar as well. Needless to say we didn't have to drive any where.

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Address: 2950 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:1.5 star — El Patio Motel 1.5*
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