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Downtown Erie Hotel

18 West 18th Street, Erie, PA 16501 (Formerly "Holiday Inn")
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  • Location
    2.5 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
    2 of 5 stars
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Under any circumstances. The place we like to stay at near Presque isle was closed. We figured we would try something new. Its on the cheaper side so I knew it would be iffy, but WOW. Wow wow wow. I go to check in and the man is super rude. Then as we are walking to our room, all of... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the worst hotel I have ever stayed at in my life. The hotel was infested with bugs, bed bugs and spiders. The bedspread was riddled with cigarette burns. The bathroom had black mold and mildew. Bath tub was full of body hair, and the water took ten minutes to get hot. The doors don't have the flip lock... More 

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Fullerton, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worst hotel ever .... Room 110 smells like dry urine, the shower is falling apart, it was scary to sleep on the bed because you are not sure if it was ever cleaned, the pool is close (actually the pool looks as if it's been inoperative for several months), the building looks like the projects. Run.... Spend the extra amount... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

When we entered the lobby and saw the dirty glass doors we should have turned around. The pool was out of service. The number for our room was written on the door in sharpie. Our room was less than clean. The remote did not work on the ancient TV. There was an ironing board with no iron. The advertised lounge... More 

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were disappointed, to say the least, when we checked into this hotel, the property is a mess. The windows are broken on the third floor where our room was and they looked like they were going to fall out onto the road. The lobby is nice, but nothing else is. The front desk clerk was rude and when my... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Dirty. Nasty. Run down. First room given to us, the air conditioner was broken. Given a new room, air conditioner functional, but barely. Musty odor. Late at night, other guests were still by the pool, yelling and partying. Called the hotel office, who apparently spoke to these guests, but it did not put a stop to it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I generally don't write bad reviews, but this visit was just awful. The front desk people were friendly and tried to be helpful, but that and the beds appeared to be clean and comfortable were the only good things about the whole stay. And I have stayed here several times over the last winter and it was not this run... More 

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Corinth, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Checked into this hotel after traveling from Pittsburgh to Cleveland and partially back late at night. Checked in around 10:45pm. Clerk was young and barely seemed to know what to do. Lobby and website are ok. Get to the room which the clerk says is on the top floor (3rd). Upon getting on elevator that was very slow, there were... More 

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Mercer, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This hotel was so old and dirty, we left and were glad to give up our first night charge just so we wouldn't have to stay overnight. I read reviews before I booked but I do not understand how anyone could stay here. No bulbs in the lamps, tv reception very poor, dirty bathroom and the smell of smoke was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stay away at all costs. This place is a dive. They lie to your face. They advertise a free continental breakfast and free wifi.... Both are a joke. Breakfast was so minimal and everything was already finished half an hour into it. Was it finished or does it even exist. And wifi does not work and they have every excise... More 

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