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Elkins Economy Inn

State Route 33 East, Elkins, WV 26241 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Elkins Economy Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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bunker hill wv
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

They were out of pillows, so I had to drive to a walmart and buy 2. The rooms are old and the beds are hard. The mattress actually had holes in it (not too sanitary). I asked to speak with the manager because I wanted the cost of the pillows deducted from my bill. The night time and daytime desk... More 

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jfishe15, Owner at Elkins Economy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property on TripAdvisor, we place a high value on customer feedback. We would like to apologize for any miscommunication during your stay. The fall travel season is one of our busiest as we host many guests touring our wonderful state to view the foliage. As a result, spare pillows were in... More 

Poca, West Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stayed here one weekend night during a trip to the Appalachian Mountains. We knew that it was an older place but only cared that it was clean. It was actually very clean in the room and office where breakfast was served, we didn't go to the pool. It had a refrigerator (very cold) and microwave as well in the... More 

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Homer City, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The staff was very friendly and the price was appropriate for the facility. The room was clean, but sure smelled like smoke for a non smoking room. Also in need of an update. The continental breakfast was poor, not very good coffee and cellophane wrapped pastries or bagels to toast. No coffee maker in the room either. There is an... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This place has made large imporvements since a few years back. This is not a high end Motel. But the Staff [ Evelynn and others] make this place great. They go way out of there way to acomodate your needs while maintaining a safe clean place to stay. This place has been great for travelers. Centraly located and private. Thank... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

I work out of town and sleep in a lot of hotel...this one wasn't to shabby. The little lady behind the counter was very nice and very accommodating due to no rooms being available she made one open for a few hrs of sleep. I would go back and stay there again. Thanks for the good stay. The only issue... More 

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germantown, md
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112 reviews 112 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Been in dozens just like this, but usually they were more expensive. Staff friendly and helpful with suggestions about someplace for dinner. Clean, quiet, pet friendly, adequate. No frills. Breakfast less than average; went to the McDonalds down the street. Interestingly, they offer a further discount for veterans. That gives them high marks. And yes, they do offer smoking rooms,... More 

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Washington DC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I booked this place looking for a no frills motel to stay with my family of 3 while visiting friends in Elkins and touring the surrounding area. I am not a princess and I didn't expect too much. The room is clean and the beds are surprisingly comfortable (firm, which I like and decent pillows). It really ends there. The... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

The staff are truly good persons doing the best they can. HOwever. The property owners need to wake up a bit. I have been going thru this area for many years now and who ever does the budget needs a tune up.

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Pensacola, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

pet friendly clean no frills indoor pool was in use.good value for cheap motel

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Senior Contributor
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Ok I stayed here last year for a fishing trip. The price is cheap the location to shaffers fork is unbelievable for the price. Indoor pool is a plus also. The rooms were clean and very spacious. the room had 2 kings and a recliner in it. My friends and I grilled out in the parking lot no one complained... More 

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