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Econo Lodge
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1552 Sunset Dr., Grenada, MS 38901 (Formerly Comfort Inn)   |  
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Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Grenada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Nicest Econo Lodge we have encountered”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We chose this motel in Grenada partly because it was the right distance we wanted to drive, but also because of TripAdvisor reviews. We were not at all disappointed. As this was formerly a Comfort Inn, the rooms are larger than we've previously found at Econo Lodges. The non-smoking rooms seemed well segregated from the smoking rooms (ours was room 109 on the back side of the motel). Room entries are from the outside, not from an interior corridor, so that also cuts down on smoke issues. Our room was handicap accessible (we prefer them because they usually have tall toilets and good grab bars in the shower). The king-size bed was comfortable, and there were adequate lights and plugs. The one odd thing was that there was basically no closet in that room, but a hanging rack in the spacious bathroom. Also, the microwave and fridge were recessed in the wall (except for their doors, their working parts were actually inside the bathroom). The heat worked so well (it was quite cold outside) that most of the time we just left it turned off. We found a wonderful Italian restaurant and gave the front desk information about it.

The front desk clerks at both check-in and check-out were very pleasant and welcoming, and we were given a call in our room about ten minutes after checking in, asking if we were happy with our accommodations (we were). The furniture is old, and the TV is not flat screen, but we had a very comfortable night's rest. Breakfast was much more than the usual stale donuts we've gotten at other Econo Lodges, and there was a pleasant attendant keeping an eye on things. We would stay here again if the opportunity presented itself.

Room Tip: Room 109 is very smoke-free.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jackson, Mississippi
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We have no complaint, it's a convenient location for when we visit the area. The staff are professional and friendly, the rooms are clean and comfortable. The swimming pool is an outdoor pool and closed when we were there last. Breakfast is always plentiful. For the price that we pay, it's an exceptional value and we will be back.

Room Tip: We prefer to stay on the back side.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Colfax, Iowa, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We needed a good, clean, cheap place to stay for one night on our way to Orange Beach. We picked this one based on the reviews even though it took us out of our way for about a half hour. It was no surprise that all the reviews were correct. Friendly staff, clean rooms, easy access to interstate. They even had a continental breakfast which was good. We will stay here again when we come through here. They 4 instead of 5 is only because it is still a bit out dated but they are working on it.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mableton, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I have stayed at this Econo Lodge several times and it is always the same! Great customer service,very friendly staff and nice clean rooms!!! Ms. Kristina always make sure your stay is great and does all she can to meet your request! She will even call your room once you check in to make sure you are pleased!! Their breakfast and coffee is also good!! It's not watered down coffee and powdered eggs. I think most hotels could learn something from this Econo Lodge! They know what it takes to keep a customer happy! YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED...

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Great, clean motel for the price! Just picked it based on reviews and availability! Would stay here again if I was in the area! Bed was comfortable and there was a recliner chair also!
Great, clean motel for the price! Just picked it based on reviews and availability! Would stay here again if I was in the area! Bed was comfortable and there was a recliner chair also!
Great, clean motel for the price! Just picked it based on reviews and availability! Would stay here again if I was in the area! Bed was comfortable and there was a recliner chair also!
Great, clean motel for the price! Just picked it based on reviews and availability! Would stay here again if I was in the area! Bed was comfortable and there was a recliner chair also!
Great, clean motel for the price! Just picked it based on reviews and availability! Would stay here again if I was in the area! Bed was comfortable and there was a recliner chair also!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Springfield, Missouri
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48 reviews 48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Traveling through headed to New Orleans and needed a place to sleep. Stopped here based on reviews. Pretty average, clean, a little dated. $30 cheaper than other top rated places. I would definitely stay again if I was in the area. Comfortable bed, clean carpets :-) and good location off I-55 with plenty places to eat nearby. Didn't eat breakfast, so cannot comment on it.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Grenada is a very small town so not a lot of options. I would normally rule out this chain hotel as they are pretty run down and dirty but having read other reviews and only staying one night on a busy week for Grenada with a fishing tournament and a baptist convention in town, I went for it. The front desk staff was among the friendliest I've seen. The room was much nicer than expected based on chain reputation and quite clean. The chain on my door was missing and being a woman traveling alone, that made me slightly uncomfortable but not enough to change rooms and I feel the staff would have been accommodating if I requested a change.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1552 Sunset Dr., Grenada, MS 38901 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Location: United States > Mississippi > Grenada
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Grenada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Grenada
Grenada Comfort Inn

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