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Econo Lodge South

2.0 of 5 16905 Parkdale Rd, I-95 Exit 41, Petersburg, VA 23805
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Lynchburg, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sometimes lower price motels can be less than desirable. The Econo Lodge in South Petersburg proved to be a pleasant surprise. The room was clean--spotless in fact, and the bed was firm enough to be comfortable. Dont bother with the "free breakfast"--go up the highway a little ways and find a fast food place for a cheap, and better, meal.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The front desk was was very nice and helpful. That was very reassuring because the place is on a dead end street and is run down. The room was clean enough but the mildew smell strong. No wifi connection. The pool is empty. The breakfast is orange colored juice and coffee/tea with stale cereal. The bed was comfy. I felt... More 

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Hinesville, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stayed here for a night with my daughter and our 2 dogs on our way to ny. They were pet friendly so that was a plus and right off I95 so it was decent. Front desk was nice and helpful plus I liked the fact it was empty no one to bother

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

After reading several reviews on this place, I decided to roll the dice and make a reservation. After all, I was traveling alone and only needed a spot to sleep for the night. Yes, this place is located on what appears to be a dead-end road. Yes, it is old and past it's prime. If you are the nostalgic sort,... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Happily found a clean room after a long day in the car, I would stop here again! No restaurants close by, eat before you get here. Everything is north in Petersburg! Although the desk clerk said there is a Chinese place that would deliver here.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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192 reviews 192 reviews
49 hotel reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Booked this room through priceline. Im not really sure why priceline considers this a 2 star. It should be a 1 star hotel, thats what it felt like. The living area seemed clean, the bathroom could have used a good cleaning, hair on the floor. TV worked, front desk was nice, a few questionable guests staying close by....Its close to... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Pricelining a 2 star hotel is always risky - but usually if the hotel is new it's okay. This one, thought, not new, was really better than okay. Clean, comfortable beds, decent shower . . .and very affordable. Staff was beyond friendly and helpful . . .it was a great stop for the night. Breakfast was substandard - but free... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

It's a bit far away from downtown Petersburg but the staff is friendly and the hotel room I stayed in wss clean enough. Don't believe the negative reviews. The hotel is a good value for what it is - chain motel.

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Brooklyn, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The pro: The front desk personnel and manager were nice and accommodating when we asked to cancel our reservation after viewing our room. The cons: The room was dingy, threadbare everything, moldy smell, no coffee maker, empty pool. We thought the place was boarded up as we approached. We passed a parked car filled with smoke and young men on... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Stayed with dogs which we had to paid extra for. Average property, clean, free coffee and good wifi. Friendly staff, had dog statue on counter with a sign they were pet friendly but charged. It was raining so we stopped, Ref Roof Inn doesn't charge extra for pets, but we were in heavy rain so we paid

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Address: 16905 Parkdale Rd, I-95 Exit 41, Petersburg, VA 23805
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Location: United States > Virginia > Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 90
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