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Econo Lodge Federal Way
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1505 South 328th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003   |  
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Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Federal Way
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Better than expected”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

For the price and location I was expecting a dive, however I was pleasently surprised. The room was clean, bed comfortable and the service was outstanding. It was also my first time travelling with my border collie so I was a bit apprehensive about how well received he would be but the staff were more than accomodating. I would definitely reccomend this motel to others passing through Washington State.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This hotel was very clean, but small. Friendly people. We did not use the breakfast, so I cannot comment on it. The in room coffee was fine. The free WIFI was slow and did not seem to be owned by the hotel. We chose this hotel based on the price and Trip Advisor reviews. We stayed here for 2 nights. I would have paid more to have a better bathroom situation.
The Black Bear Diner down the road is fantastic, and the proportions will "wow" you.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Columbus, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

This is a relatively new Econo Lodge and appeared very clean in the lobby, hallways, and room. The bathroom was very nice, the king bed was comfortable, and the large cable TV was nice. We did have some trouble navigating the TV remote, and the young lady at the front desk actually came up to our 2nd floor room to help us with it. The continental breakfast didn't amount to much, although what was there was fresh: muffins, coffee, orange juice, and the like, no hot food. The hotel is set back from the highway about a block, which helps a lot to cut down noise. The doors and walls inside definitely kept our room quiet. Overall, a very good experience for a budget scale motel.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel the nights of july19-23 and we had good service and the breakfast was good and the price was what we wanted to pay and it close to my family and everything. Was so nice and clean.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Vancouver, BC
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 hotel reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We stayed overnight here for a break between destinations, so I was looking for a cheap accommodation which is also pet friendly with min. pet fee (only $10 each dog). Didn't expect much from this hotel but ended up w a good surprise for the price. Rooms are newly renovated, I assumed, because they look pretty new. Room or hallway does not have those old hotel or motel smells but a scent of "Febreze". Room is spacious and clean. Good comfy bed and friendly staffs. It also comes with free continental breakfast. I would totally stay here again for a one night stay.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Merville, BC
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is clean and very quiet. The bed was comfortable and there was plenty of space in the room. We liked that we could keep the window open. There was even satellite tv. The breakfast area is open and bright and the choices for their continental breakfast were much better than other Econolodges that we've stayed at. They even have a separate eating area away from the food. Federal Way is a wonderful community with a beautiful paved trail that is very long; great for walkers, runners and bikers. All this for a cheap price! We will definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: We had a ground floor room at the back, away from the elevator...very quiet.
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  • Stayed July 2012, 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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Ocean Shores, WA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This is a newly remodeled Econo Lodge. Very clean, nicely redone. New linen too. Staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel was off the main road so was very quiet at night. They do have a small breakfast bar, would be nice if they would expand the items available.

  • Stayed July 2012, 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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Address: 1505 South 328th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003
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Location: United States > Washington > Federal Way
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Federal Way
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Federal Way 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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