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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. This hotel is absolutely disgusting in the outside rooms. I had previously stayed here on the inside, nothing special but must be newer and have a different maid, or maybe it's all gone down the drain since I stayed here last. However, upon checking in, the front desk talked me into staying in their outside rooms because "there's parking...

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Hello Tami, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. We are extremely disappointed to hear that your recent stay at Econo did not live up to your expectations Thanks to your feed back, I will address your concerns to our night staff and share your experience to avoid this from reoccurring. Again, I thank...

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Had a stop over here on our way South and it was a great find! was clean and Front desk was so nice and helpful! Breakfast was bagels and waffles, but it was nice and clean and fresh. Only complain is the bathrooms are very small, so bigger people might have a issue in the one room we were in

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Thank Kelly P
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We were given a recently renovated room, which was still not quite completed, at the rear, which was okay except for neighbors banging doors. The reception area had a musty smell from the indoor pool. We would've loved to use the pool if it wasn't for the overwhelming chlorine smell. Breakfast was not the best, but better than nothing.

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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed her for 6 nights on a recent trip to Calgary, we booked through a popular website, we tried calling the hotel directly to see if I could get the same rate right from them and could not so we went ahead and booked, for the price it's overall not a bad hotel, we were originally set up in...

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Reviewed September 22, 2016

We stayed at this hotel one night. We needed a place nearby to a two day series of medical appointments. The room was clean, the furnishings and fittings quite up to date for a budget motel. Parking was good, the breakfast was okay. No protein, except for boiled eggs, but otherwise pretty normal. We had a check-in glitch because the...

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Thank Tom M
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed September 17, 2016

We stayed here for the convenience of being close to the eye doctor, and it was our 3rd visit. The staff are always exceptional with our requests, and have been very friendly. The room was spacious (ground floor), and the pool was never over-full. Beds were extremely comfortable. We will be back again!

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Winnipeg
Reviewed September 14, 2016

THE GOOD Great Location close to major routes, fast to Spruce Meadows, Glenmore SW, and lots of good restaurants nearby. A fantastic pool/hot-tub area, super clean but a bit too large for us and somewhat overwhelming with a viewing area from the lobby…. Front office reception staff were excellent during our entire stay including check-in and check-out. Room well provided...

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Ottawa, CANADA
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We selected ELS bc of its close proximity to the airport(20mins), competitive rates. We were not disappointed. The friendly front desk staff accommodated our early arrival & our request to a ground floor room. Rm 123 with 2 Q,fridge,micro,tv was spotless. The bed extremely comfortable with high end linens. The continental breakfast included waffles, egg,bagels, cereal etc & a staff...

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Playa Coronado, Panama
Reviewed August 26, 2016

The lobby has that damp smell from the pool when you walk in, but once you get away from the lobby the smell is gone. No elevator to the 2nd floor and no one to help me as I struggled to get my bag up the stairs. Room was decently clean, nice crisp sheets and a continental breakfast in the...

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Thank Denise P
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed August 16, 2016

We stay in this hotel for a week on late July 2016. Although the hotel has gone through a whole renovation in their rooms, they seem to have been done with cheap labor and materials, which really affects the experience. There is food nearby, as well as shopping. It is close to the Chinook Centre, so that is a plus....

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Hello 4Kittens, thanks for staying at Econo Lodge Calgary South. We're glad to hear from your review that you enjoyed our kitchenette rooms. Thanks for your feedback.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel is ideally situated in the energetic heart of Macleod Trail. Our location puts you just minutes away from a variety of tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping centres, pubs and nightclubs. Our many amenities and friendly welcoming staff will help set the stage for a total piece of mind during your stay. We offer 73 tastefully appointed guest rooms that will make you feel at home. You can count on our combination of outstanding value and personal service to make your stay as convenient and comfortable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge South

Address: 7505 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L8, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Southwest Calgary
Price Range: $63 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 73
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Econo Lodge South Hotel Calgary
Econo Lodge Calgary
Calgary Econo Lodge
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Be aware of the concerns/issue listed and get clarification of Hotel policies...”
 of 5 bubbles 296arthurp, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“Second floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 4Kittens, Aug 16, 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
  • Ceiling
  • Bathtub mildew
  • No drain pull
  • Mold and dust on vents
 of 5 bubbles 17kenz, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“Newer section more modern, but at least some units in older section have a kitchenette.”
 of 5 bubbles AllInclusiveLizard, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Pacific suite.”
 of 5 bubbles marybY5346UH, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
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