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“It's a MOtel, not a hotel, so just be realistic!” 3 of 5 stars
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Econo Lodge
1203 Broad Street, Summersville, WV 26651 (Formerly Summersville Lake Inn)   |  
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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Summersville
Toronto, Canada
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22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“It's a MOtel, not a hotel, so just be realistic!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We stayed 1 night here as we wanted to check out the New River Gorge Bridge & area on our way home from a long road trip. It aint' the Plaza, that's for sure, but for a rack rate of about $70, what do you expect? It was clean enough and comfy enough for a night. Service friendly and efficient. It's right on the highway and serves the standard regular old 2* joint breakfast (why are the pancake machines always broken?) from 6am. Just fine for what we needed. True the paint and finishing are not the prettiest but didn't bother us too much.

Seems most are either hunting/fishing/rafting or passing thru so I There are a couple fast food joints at the intersection of this hotel along the highway. Otherwise you have to drive 1/2 hr up the road to the touristy area past the big bridge in Fayetteville to get more restaurant-y options. Otherwise, bring your own vittles!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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  • 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
    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria Harbour, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Recently spent the night at this hotel en route back to Canada.
The check in staff person " Dawn" was extremely helpful and cheery. This was a welcomed bonus, as when we booked the room via cell phone and in the car, the gentleman on the phone could hardly speak english and thus combined with traffic noise was frustrating. When in the hotel business, customer service is the # 1
priority when inquiring or booking a room.
The room was clean and had a fridge and microwave which worked well.
The rooms however are dated and could use some tender loving care. The bed was comfortable, however the sheets had that piley textured feel.
Very nice new AC unit. Unfortunately there was night time road work being done and the sound of the rollers and equipment made for a fitful sleep.

Room Tip: Perhaps call to see about the night road work.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

As soon as I entered my room, the power was interrupted due to a storm. However, the desk clerk was very helpful to all guests.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

furniture and beddings are a bit worn but very clean. comfortable bed and quite night though located roadside. Above average breakfast compared with others in the same price range. A good value!

Recommend to those who head to outdoor trips in WV, such as whitewater rafting.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ottawa, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

This hotel is badly in need of renovations.
It appeared to be fairly clean and the staff was friendly and accommodating. All room furnishings are old and very dated.

Room Tip: All rooms face a busy highway and have just basic amenities. There is a coffee pot though. Contine...
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Pittsburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We stayed here on our way to Pittsburgh. For location, it is right off of 19, so it is easy to get to. The bed was quite comfortable. The downside was that the room itself was a little drab. It seems they tried to do some remodeling and painting, the smell was still in the room, but it was not done well. They do have a decent breakfast considering it is a small breakfast area. They have a machine for pancakes, which were not half bad. Overall, reasonably priced.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Children loved continental breakfast complete with instant pancake machine that magically makes fresh pancakes at the press of a button. Also had yogurt, juice, coffee, cereal, and biscuits and gravy. Quite yummy. Very nice night desk clerk, and convenient location on main travel route.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1203 Broad Street, Summersville, WV 26651 (Formerly Summersville Lake Inn)
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Location: United States > West Virginia > Summersville
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Summersville
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