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“great rates and reasonably clean” 4 of 5 stars
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Econo Lodge
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2145 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830   |  
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Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Auburn
Cleveland, Georgia
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151 hotel reviews
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
“great rates and reasonably clean”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

An older motel with great rates. It was reasonably clean and in the process of renovation. I inferred from the construction materials that the counter spaces were being replaces with marble. There is a Waffle House adjacent to the property (if you like that sort of thing). Several other restaurants are only a short drive away. Overall, I'd stay here again.

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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Atlanta
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10 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Stayed just one night after watching a game. We thought that the noise from the Supper Club would be a problem but it wasn't. There was some minor traffic noise but a good pair of ear plugs will do the trick. Location is great just becareful during game day driving back that there is a little traffic.

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Anderson, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

we were visiting family in Auburn Al we waited until we arrived in Auburn to find a hotel to stay in...big mistake! There was a football game at the Unv that week-end and even tho it was not a big rival game the hotels were mostly full or rates for a run of the mill hotel was over $100. a night. Which I wish we had gotten. The EconoLodge charged us $85. So we stayed in a ground level room with a view of the back of the waffle house dumpsters. The bed was uncomfortable and the room needed cleaning..which I disinfected everything with lysol and clorox wipes. Next time we go to Auburn we will plan ahead and check out better hotels and make reservations..possibly in Opelika which is just up the road from Auburn.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Sallisaw, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

Our stay at Econo Lodge was very pleasant. Great customer service from front desk agents! Room was very clean. Bonus was our complimentary breakfast at waffle house. Overall, great hotel for price we paid. Will stay with them again in future.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

The nightclub next door has a live band on the weekend which can be heard through the walls even with the television on. The bed linens appeared to be unwashed. The carpet was dirty.. You wouldn't want to walk barefoot on it.The walls are thin, my neighbors had company coming and going all night. This motel was not worth the free breakfast at the Waffle House.

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Madison, Alabama
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2010

There is a live band that plays loudly next door until 3:30 a.m., and the road noise is very loud also. Our bathroom was not clean. The beds were not comfortable. The rug was disgusting (my socks were black). The front desk couldn't answer any of our questions. It made my worst hotel I've ever stayed at list.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Richmond VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

Good value, and the bonus was a free breakfast at the Waffle House next door. We stayed there because we saw it from near the interstate. The rooms also have a microwave and fridge, and they were very friendly

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2145 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830
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Location: United States > Alabama > Auburn
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Auburn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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