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Econo Lodge

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500 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is dated but is a good stop over on trips. Well located @ on and off ramp to I#40. The price is right and quite Mike the desk manager is very personable, friendly and efficient. The night desk manager Ken is rude and Lazy. I had to firmly ask for a checkout receipt 3 times. The first two... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes it's old. They are in the process of renovating. I like to stay at Quality Inn but there was nothing available. For the money it was a good deal. Mike, the young man who checked me in, is a keeper. If I was 30 years younger, he would have been in real trouble. LOL. He is smart, personable and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I were on a road trip and stayed our first night here. The room, while a bit aged, served its purpose. It had a fridge with freezer bin, which was fantastic. The shower and sink worked properly. The bed was clean and comfortable, but the carpet showed a bit of wear and had a few stains. the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Reeked of cigarette smoke even though we requested a non-smoking room. Old TVs, no alarm clocks or coffee makers. There was filled in holes in the bathroom where they changed out the faucet. The breakfast was a joke, 2 kinds of cereal, oatmeal, crusty pastries and awful waffles that were made in a home waffle maker. And the juice was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A so-so hotel, but worked for $57. Room was a little musty and dated. Maybe a 27 inch CRT TV, but cable service seemed OK for the few minutes I watched it. The say they have a premium movie channel included. I was too tired to check to see which one. Pillows were unsubstantial and not great for someone who... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

No microwave, old tv no flatscreen, when I asked for a room with a microwave none left. Bathroom filthy, breakfast was 2 kinds of cereal,bread,and muffins. No juice at all. This is not up to choice standards at all Being an employee of a choice hotel this place certainly is not

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
6 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It started bad and got worse. The desk clerk couldn't find my reservation. Finally he found it. The front drive was blocked and I had to drive all the way around the building to get to my room. I lugged in all my luggage and found it was not a handicap room, as I had reserved. I didn't feel like... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The location is great, near everything, mall, restaurants, shopping and entertainment and only minutes from downtown. The room was clean, and had all the amenities, microwave, refrigerator, iron etc. The staff was very friendly and helpful. And although it was the time of a big college game and the motel filled with partiers there was no excessive noise or problems.... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We happened to be passing by Knoxville and around midnight, we decided to give this hotel a try. We were checked in very fast and very politely and the person who checked us in on Aug 29 was very enthusiastic and kind. They didnt have king beds because they were putting carpets in so we took the two beds. Beds... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Great hotel with a great staff. Location was perfect. Very close to great restaurants and a mall. Complimentary breakfast was good. I am very surprised by the negative reviews but I seriously recommend and WE WILL BE BACK NEXT YEAR.

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