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“Decent Stay” 3 of 5 stars
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Executive Inn and Suites
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   901 University Drive East, College Station, TX 77840 (Formerly Econo Lodge College Station)   |  
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Ranked #24 of 30 Hotels in College Station
San Antonio,TX
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23 hotel reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Decent Stay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2006

Comfortable beds and pillows.

They were renovating (putting in new sinks in most of the rooms).
The sinks were laid outside of all the doors. Our room was already renovated and still smelled of glue. I asked for a room away from the street and I got a room on the street. The A/C unit was loud enough so it didn't matter too much. The Front Desk were not real helpful and not overly friendly.

My main complaint is the price. We paid $95 for this room. This is College Station not a resort city! About $25 too much.

  • Disliked — It's in College Station
  • Stayed August 2006, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2005

Good: Price is low, easy access in to A&M and large rooms

Bad: Bathrooms extremely small and AC units old and noisy

I stayed here for an Aggie baseball game and needed an affordable and nice place to stay. Best Western is located on University on top of a hill called Chimney Hill (thus the name). It is 2 miles from campus making it easy to get there for games, graduation, etc. About 1 mile to the north is some good restaurants (Wing's n More, Cheddars, & Rockfish). The lobby is small and there is a small room for eating breakfast they provide . Check in is very easy and we got a room in the same building as the lobby. The employees were friendly and efficient and it took about 5 minutes to get checked in. This is an older property with 3 buildings and the hallways are on the outside. You can hear road noise and people going by in the hallways a little but not enough to be a bother. The room has a desk, armoire with TV, and two chairs and small table. Strangely enough there was no phone connection or high speed connection by the desk. I guess you would have to use the laptop in bed to use the internet. I don't remember high speed being offered. The room is nice sized and you don't feel clausterphobic. It has a mini fridge and microwave which is very nice. The AC unit is a little noisy but works quickly to cool the room. I got used to it within an hour. The big problem is the bathroom. You open the door and there is barely enough room for it to clear. The bathtub is the narrowest one a have seen and it was very low. The shower was a premolded plastic type that looked much like the one in my father's motorhome. Also there is only one small light which doesn't provide much light to the bathroom and as soon as you close the shower curtain the shower gets dark. If you take a hot shower expect the room to be sauna-like within five minutes. I like shower pressure, but this one had so much I felt the soap was being blasted off me with a fire hose.

It is sad because the room was fairly nice and the bed was comfy. I just wish they could have made the bathrooms better. This would be much nicer if the bathrooms were a little larger or they redesigned the shower. I would have gave this an above average but the bathroom was a big letdown.

  • Stayed May 2005
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Executive Inn and Suites

Address: 901 University Drive East, College Station, TX 77840 (Formerly Econo Lodge College Station)
Location: United States > Texas > College Station
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 30 Hotels in College Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Executive Inn and Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 98
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy affordable accommodations on the road at the Executive Inn & Suites in College Station, TX, minutes from Texas A&M University and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. We are situated near U.S. Highway 6 and offer quick, convenient access to an abundance of area attractions, including: The College Station Conference Center, Wolf Pen Creek Park & Amphitheater, Kyle Stadium at Texas A&M University, Post Oak Mall, Texas World Speedway. Discover the nearby D.A. "Andy" Anderson Arboretum, offering a variety of trails and picnic areas for outdoor recreation. An Abuelo's, Willie's Restaurant, Atami Steak and Sushi and Blue Baker are in walking distance of the property. Close proximity to area attractions, plentiful amenities and impeccable service ensure your stay at the Executive Inn & Suites in College Station, TX will be memorable. We look forward to your stay. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge College Station Hotel College Station
Best Western College Station

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