We were riding the C&O Canal Towpath and arrived tired and muddy. The Econo Lodge had a hose for us to wash off the bikes. While it is a bit of a distance from the "downtown" area, it's not a bad walk. The room was clean and quiet with the usual amenities. Breakfast was pretty decent. One thing to note, while the desk staff was very friendly, they did not appear to know much about the area. We were told we wouldn't find anything open for dinner on a Monday night, but we actually found 4 or 5 nice restaurants that were open downtown.