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Econo Lodge South

5321 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Fredericksburg, VA 22408
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Econo Lodge South
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Putnam Valley, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Do NOT stay here! Unless you are comfortable in dirty, unsafe conditions! Driving back to NY from Florida, Myself & my family stayed here at 3:00AM as we were too tired to drive. Rate was 49.99 online (56.57 with taxes). We just wanted to rest. The hotel is set back down off the main road which IMMEDIATELY worried me. It... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Desk clerk refused to show us the room before we paid ... he gives us a "non smoking" room which totally tank of cigarettes. The clerk refused to change our rooms, saying "you already have a non smoking room" ... we wanted to check out and he refused to refund, saying "you need to pay a cancellation fee which is... More 

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Mid-atlantic U.s.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place, is SWEEEEEEET. You can do you, be yourself, no judgement or harrasment as long as you're respectful and discreet, whatever. It's like a nice little community of people that live here long-term, they have been cool to us so for, we've stayed for about 3 days. Great rates, hot morning breakfast (no meat though). The older desk lady... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This place is very rundown. There's not one part of it that doesn't need renovating. I appreciate it's a budget hotel but there is a lot better available for the money. The room was dirty and in very poor state of repair. The bathroom was in a real state with stained bath and shower which had a lot of someone's... More 

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antigonish
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My wife and i were traveling north and were tired so we pulled off 95 and went to the Econo with our coupon.Looking around before i went in the office should have been a warning.To cut to the chase it was probably the worse motel we ever stayed in.The room was fairly clean,but the pool was broking there were scary... More 

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Tucson AZ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I called the hotel direct and was told handicap assessable room was not offered for coupon discount. The rate quoted was $52.99, when I contacted central reservations they offered a senior discount for the same room $47.99. Apparently you can't get the senior discount unless you book with central reservations. When we arrived at the room the assessable ramp was... More 

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Wynantskill, New York, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

OMG...this hotel is beyond disgusting....My family and I chose to stay as they were the only hotel in the area that would let us check in after 7am and stay until the next day. My family and I were on the way to Disney from NY and were beyond tired. The rooms wrecked of mold, mildew and stale smoke. The... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I checked in too tired to look around, although I did notice the place was old and beat. The two persons manning the counter were very pleasant. Also, my linens were clean and freshly laundered. After I a meal I brought with me, I went to sleep. It wasn't til the morning that I saw the "one" cockroach (there's no... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I try to stay at Choice hotels whenever I can. I know that the Econo Lodge motels are low on the food chain, but I never expected such a terrible property. The carpet wasn't vacuumed and the tile was sticky. When I found cigarette ashes on the toilet, I went in search of a housekeeper. Her cart was two doors... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My friend and I checked into this hotel early hours of the morning following a long drive from Florida. The woman on the reception was hostile, abrupt and unwelcoming. We were unhappy to find the room extremely hot and smelling like urine. We put the air conditioning on which helped a little but it was not a nice welcome to... More 

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