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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I checked in on 11-29-2016 and i was there for 45 minutes and checked out. In that time 3 cockroaches showed themselves while i was eating my supper. Needless to say i threw my dinner away. On top of that the floor was dirty and there was hair all over the bathroom. The lady working gave me a refund and... More 

Thank driverbrodie
Dade City, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Econo Lodge while working near Alachua the other day. The person who checked us in was friendly and accommodating. My room was a little worn but clean and quiet. I stayed on the backside of the hotel away from 441. The AC worked well and I had a good nights rest.

Thank Ben H
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read the review, but thought if just run down, no problem. We were tired and just needed a bed. Unfortunately it was during a festival and took the only bed we could find. It appeared to be clean, so changed and fell into bed. The next morning we got up early turned on the lights to find visitors crawling... More 

Thank Elsie C

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Reviewed May 6, 2016

At 4:00 PM it took nearly 1/2 hour to even begin to check in to my non smoking room which I never even got, I had to take another room which was terribly hot upon entry due to the air being turned off...the bathroom was not nearly clean (I couldn't even bring myself to shower there), the counter outside the... More 

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Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

It is a no frills place. It was clean, quiet, and good for a night. Beds were comfortable and plenty of pillows. Sure beats the price of a place in Gainesville, but still not too far away. Not a lot of things nearby, but there is a grocery store, gas, and some fast food nearby. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

3 Thank Chattycathy642
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

We travel a lot for work and pleasure and this is our first stay in a Choice Hotel, Econolodge. I must start by saying that the young man at the counter was helpful and courteous. Our room stunk like smoke, mold and body odor and had obviously not been cleaned for the filth on the floors, windows, bedding, bathroom and... More 

1 Thank Drew G
East Ellijay, Georgia
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Reviewed October 13, 2015

After traveling 11 hours needed a place to sleep. We have a small dog so we checked into a pet friendly room. After about an hour we found small ROACHES in the room. We killed them and went to sleep however the next morning I opened my iPad and there were several more inside the cover. We arrived home and... More 

2 Thank Keyzmon
econo l, Manager at Econo Lodge Alachua, responded to this review

We do offer a fresh waffle breakfast,with several other item bagels,muffins, fresh fruit and two juices with few more item. The hotel is in the process of renovations, carpet and bedding. Also have a contract with pest control our guest come first.... We hope to see you in the future.... Thank you , Management More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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Reviewed October 8, 2015

I booked this hotel for work because best price for the weekend for a home game in Gainesville. I found the staff delightful especially Jayne and Hilda. They were always pleasant and went above board to help customers. The room was very large with a large bathroom. The mattress was wonderful with ex-large pillows. The room and property where very... More 

Thank Kent P
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Reviewed October 7, 2015

We checked into room 114,unpacked, saw lg and small roaches, spiders and gnats. Repacked and moved to room 112and unpacked again only to find more roaches. bath was moldy and baseboards where filthy. Tried to sleep, left lights on. WILL NOT STAY AGAIN!!!

2 Thank hopkinsville
Brunswick, Georgia
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 22, 2015

I was on an impromptu motorcycle trip when caught by a (several) heavy rainstorms. Usually I live by the rule "life is too short for cheap hotels"...but hey..this was an adventure. Econo lodge it was! For 75.00 I got a filthy room, a "continental breakfast" that was laughable- seriously laughable- and had to park my bike in the downpour. This... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Alachua

Address: 15920 Northwest US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615 (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Location: United States > Florida > Alachua
Price Range: $58 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Alachua 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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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?
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Get a room away from highway.”
 of 5 bubbles BenH248, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Don't go here! ROACHES in room!”
  • If you sleep here this will be your roommates!
 of 5 bubbles 575alicial, May 6, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid or come prepared to deep clean yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles DrewG150, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from road side, NOISY as heck.”
 of 5 bubbles Keyzmon, Oct 13, 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay!”
 of 5 bubbles hopkinsville, Oct 7, 2015 | Read review
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