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El Patio Motel

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2950 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505
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Ranked #30 of 37 hotels in Erie
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Butler, Pennsylvania, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

My girlfriends and I planned to camp out on the beach at Lake Erie but due to some storms that were headed into the area for the evening we decided to find the closest hotel with availablity at the last minute. The only reason I've given a 2 instead of a 1 was because of the lady who ran Choo-Choo's... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Never stay there, I would of left but my husband was tired, the bathroom was so old had a hole in the window and mold in the shower, ciggaret burns on the bedding, sheets were clean only good thing I can say, I never even took a shower didn't want to touch the towels, there were people yelling outside,in the... More

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Also Known As:
El Patio Hotel Erie
Address: 2950 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA 16505
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Amenities:
Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #30 of 37 hotels in Erie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:1.5 star — El Patio Motel 1.5*
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