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Cincinnati, Ohio
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43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel room was spotless and the manager was extremely pleasant and helpful. The hotel had already put mattress liners on all the mattresses to prevent bedbugs, but we got a dozen bites anyway. It really isn't the fault of the hotel, their guests bring them in and they are nearly impossible to keep out without spraying. I suggested he... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I was positively surprised by the high quality and cleanness of the motel. It was more like a real hotel with a fridge, TV set and other nice things in a room. Ideal for business, convenient for the university visitors. Manager Jay was extremely friendly too.

Thank tigran1987
Cedar Lake, Indiana
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Price was right, and room received for that price was expected. It is pretty basic offerings, but this was business so I was not needing too much. Bed was comfortable, room was clean but dated. Area is quiet for the most part. They do have long-term tenants and apartments that stay further back from the regular rooms, so you may... More 

Thank cswroe
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 minutes and ask for refund and found another place to stay. Room smelled like an ashtray. It was just nasty. Man at the front desk reminded me of Norman Bates. From the movie Bates motel.........

Thank Deanna J
Northern WI
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Enjoyed two nights at this motel recently. The room had a very comfortable king-size bed, and was complete with a TV, microwave and refrigerator. The bathroom, while small, had a large walk-in shower with great water pressure and plenty of hot water. Bottled water and coffee were offered in the office. The staff were very friendly, knowledgeable about the area... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms, fridge & microwave, and a nice walk-in shower (RM 107). Busy weekend, so we just needed somewhere to leave our stuff and sleep. Worked very well for our needs and price was unbeatable. South of town where there was much less traffic, too. Desk personnel were very polite and helpful.

Thank HobartP12
Sunnyvale, California
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90 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

It is a nice comfortable room with clean linen and a very helpful staff that was very accommodating when I asked for an extra room when my mother decided to join us on the trip to Bloomington. The rooms are not spacious with two beds but they were comfortable and clean and fresh towels every day and a shower that... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Will Stay Again! Hotel is clean, nice parking, many food options just north and south of it with a grocery. Owner is friendly, helpful, and happy. It is family owned. The room was clean, and fairly up to date! Need to bring shampoo and conditioner. If leaving early before office opens there is a gas station just south of it... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This is the second time I've stayed at the Economy Inn. While it's not the usual Marriott I stay at the customer service has always been beyond great. I think it's run by a family and they go out of their way to make sure my stay is great. It's a quick drive to downtown and to the IU campus... More 

Thank GEWorldTraveler
Springfield, Illinois
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30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

The gentleman who worked the front desk when I checked in was very friendly and helpful. The room had everything I could ask for and was very tidy. The pillows and mattress were comfortable and there was no smoke or mildew smell to the room. My only complaint is the mouse turd on the pillow. When I spoke to another... More 

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EconomyInn4805, General Manager at Economy Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your stay with us and we hope to have you stay with us again. Although we are a small traditional motel, we pride ourselves in keeping our rooms clean and up to par. I deeply apologize for your experience with your pillow. I assure you we take all complaints very seriously and we hope... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This traditional motel property features 20 rooms and 20 one-bedroom apartments is located on the southern end of Bloomington, just three miles south of downtown and six minutes from Fairfax State Recreation Area at beautiful Lake Monroe. Nightly rates begin at $40 per night. Weekly rates are available from $195 and up. Efficiency and one-bedroom units available, all with free local calls and digital cable TV. Rooms include microwave and refrigerator. Laundry facilities are available on-site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Economy Inn

Address: 4805 S Old State Road 37, Bloomington, IN 47401-7437
Location: United States > Indiana > Bloomington
Price Range: $50 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Economy Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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