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2140 US 30 East, Lancaster, PA 17602
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Ranked #34 of 38 hotels in Lancaster
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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
    2 of 5 stars
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Lowell, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed here with my cousin for the weekend and it was ok, was nervous as it was late and we needed to find a place, we called because we had the coupon book from a rest stop which I use allot when I travel. They wouldn't let us use the coupon for the weekend or AARP or AAA so... More

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I would not hesitate to stay here again next time I am in the Lancaster area. The rate was reasonable, $43.29 with tax when I used a coupon. The previous night, I paid more than twice that at Budget Host for much worse service. There was free coffee at all hours and the staff were all courteous. My only complaint... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

My husband traveled to Lancaster for work and checked into this hotel. He said it didn't seem very clean but still needed a place to stay so was going to take his chances. After the first night he woke up with a swollen eye from something. Sure enough he found bugs in his bed! He told the desk who claimed... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I read the older reviews that were not so great, but STILL thought, well...maybe they made some improvements so I called about booking a room. Whomever answered appeared to be very upset that they were at work that day. I tried to get past her attitude by asking her about the room and help with potentially booking a room online... More

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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

No continental breakfast, as they promised. When we complained to the hostess, a young girl, she said it isn't her fault. She was so mean and careless about the situation. Others customers complained about the bad service and even one said that when the cleaning people went to her room, they took her phone charger. I strongly DON'T RECOMMEND THIS... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We arrived for an early Memorial Day weekend of shopping and meeting up with friends. It was warm and we soon found out both rooms lacked air conditioning. The clerk said the place was fully booked but in any case most of the rooms had the same problem. Fortunately, it got cold + the window opened, so no big deal... More

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Woke up with bedbug bites all over! Asked clerk for another room and they said they had complaints from other guests, so another room wouldn't make a difference (meaning their entire hotel is infested!) There was some kind of bug in the ice bucket, there was mold all around the seal of the refrigerator. The desk clerk was unable to... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We were travelling around Pennsylvania and come 10pm were ready to find a bed for the night, stumbled across this place, paid our $50 and got a room. We did not excpect much and that's what we got. basic room for sleep, got up and left early. We are used to better accommodation, but, this was a road trip with... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

So it is no secret that these places are cheap for a reason. I don't know what it is about the SAME motel just a few blocks away being the same, but different at the same time. At this location, it is easier access to the "complimentary pool" at the neighboring Howard Johnson i believe. This place was no better... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

We needed a hotel to stay at coming back from Philly and it was already 3 am, so we went with the cheapest one in the roomsaver magazine. Didn't start off too bad, ugly room, dirty walls, but whatever we just needed a place to sleep. Got up this morning, and went to take a shower, an inch of dust... More

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Address: 2140 US 30 East, Lancaster, PA 17602
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lancaster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Lancaster
Lancaster Econo Lodge

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