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Econo Lodge

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650 Gettysburg Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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Ranked #12 of 13 Hotels in Mechanicsburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Binghamton, New York
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Tanu, SD and company always treat me well. It is a comfortable place, always clean. It is easy to get in and out of. It disappoints me to read some other negative reviews because I have never experienced these problems. I have been staying here for 5+ years now and enjoy it very much. I like the motor court style... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This Lodge has External Doors which we prefer. This is common with Motels built about 70 years ago. We are Non-Smokers and had issues getting into without being exposed to smoke. However our Biggest problem was that after we checked out, the Manager Tanu, billed us an additional $50 and claimed that we smoked in our non-smoking room. This was... More 

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had a rather last minute out of town job interview come up so my hotel choices were limited since this area is so close to Harrisburg. I booked 2 nights at this hotel. The room was reasonably clean but upon check-in I found what I hope was a cricket in the bathroom. (Feasible since all rooms are ground floor).... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Once again I am in Pennsylvania and for another trip.Ii have stayed at this hotel before and i thought that my stay could not get much better, but to my surprise they have. Wonderful stay and relaxing. Rooms are clean and i just love the tv. The accessability to the surrounding areas is perfect. I will surely be back. thank... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Nothing outstanding or bad. It's located in a small road so at first, I wasn't to sure if I was driving in the right direction. Didn't get to try the breakfast since we woke up late. Not too bad as a pit stop on a road trip.

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economech, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us and giving us your feedback.Your opinion really help us do our job even beeter. Hopefully, we will have another opertunity to serve you in future. Sincerely, General Manager Tanu More 

Torrington, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If your goal is to find a decent place to sleep at a good price, then the Econo Lodge is a good pick. Rooms are clean and have been recently updated, but breakfasts are somewhat undesirable. (Cold strong coffee, store-bought day-old donuts, bagels, and water-downed orange juice)

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economech, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us. We are glad you have liked our property. I am very sorry that you haven't enjpyed our brealfast. The coffee was in hot coffee container, not sure how it would get cold because it was supposed keep warm for 8 hours. We are providing more items then they are required through Choice... More 

New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We read the reviews before booking our stay for the Corvette events at Carlisle this Aug. 22nd to the 24th, 2014, thinking that the change in management would have improved the conditions of the place. After removing pillow cases from three different pillows we found BLOOD ON ONE, VOMIT ON ANOTHER AND BODY FLUIDS ON THE OTHER AND HAIR ALL... More 

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economech, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to apologize to you about issues you have had while staying with us. I have talked to staff about this and I was told that he had given you 3 brand new pillows in order to replace other pillows. When you have contacted me about this then I have given you discount for that night.... More 

New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This has to be the most disgusting motel I have ever stayed in my life. Please do not be fooled by the pictures. The rooms look nothing like the pictures. If I would have received a clean room I would have been ok. The bathroom smelled like they have never cleaned it and the door looked like someone tried to... More 

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economech, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very sorry that you didn't enjoy our property. The pictures you have seen are definately from this property but as per choice hotels standards we are required to have 10% of our rooms like that; however, we have spent $100,000 dollars to renovate the property with brand new furniture, flat screen TV, new carpet,light fixtures which... More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Wonderful hospitaliy, clean rooms,lovely upkeep and is very accessable to the area. Would return again when in the area. Came to the area for an extended stay and was treated wonderfully. an A++ in the hotel business.

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economech, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for staying with us. I would also like to thank you for taking time to issue positive comments about your stay with us. your comments will encourage us do our job even better. We are looking forward to serve you again in future. General Manager More 

Sebastian, Florida
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79 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I don't expect a lot from this chain other than a clean room and decent bedding. Our room here was clean and the bedding was very comfortable. But it was lacking in what is the norm in even most Econo Lodges. There was no hair dryer in our room. It did have newer carpet and drapes, but the bed was... More 

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economech, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for taking time to submit the review. I wish you brought our attention about blanket. Since the weather is changing most of our guests do not prefer blankets on the bed so we keep them in the drawer for there convience. I would like to let you know that we have recently remodeled 70% of... More 

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