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Shelley, Idaho
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109 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I would have rated this hotel higher if we had met Jeff at check in. Unfortunately we got to meet Tim. Tim couldn't have cared less about anything & acted put upon by our arrival. The rooms were adequate & clean. I have to admit that after our encounter with sour Tim & the fact that this is an older... More 

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Thank Cheri W
Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Cheri, Thanks a ton for the review. I do apologize for Tim not being entertaining. He normally does a great job serving guests, but definitely failed in your case. He does read all reviews to improve himself and I am sure he knows by now what he missed. I am so happy that Jeff did great job for you.... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Was a little leery of staying here because the room doors are outside, but it's in a great location and the room rate was right, so after reading good reviews on this sight we booked it for two nights. The first night, we drove to Churchill Downs and then to Frankfort Ave. The second night, we walked downtown. Perfect location... More 

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Thank Paula F
Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Our primary aim is to give you a comfortable and accommodating experience, and we are very pleased to hear of our success in this ambition. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the accommodations and service to be satisfactory. Thank you for your rating of the four star service, hospitality and accommodations you experienced... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Jeff on the front desk was by far the nicest, most helpful front desk clerk I've ever come across. Due to a mixup, he put us in a 'suite' which was hugely nice of him given the mistake was my fault and he was trying to retain business - so he alone gets the 2 stars. The room (suite) was... More 

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your opinions. I’m terribly sorry that we failed to meet your needs and did not live up to your expectations. We take pride in our hotel and in providing a great place to stay for so many guests, and I deeply regret that we let you down. Perhaps you will give us another try in the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Only stayed one night but found it very convenient for central Louisville. Very reasonable rates and car parking was cheap. Accommodation was clean and typical for Econo lodge with good sized room, comfy bed and all the facilities you need including fridge, microwave, decent wardrobe and drawer space .

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Thank LindaVaughan
Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for the great review. I am happy to read that you found clean, comfortable room with all basic amenities like fridge, microwave, decent wardrobe and drawer space. I agree with the central location and I am glad that you had the best rates in downtown. Should your travel plans bring you Louisville, please stay with... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Booked it last minute due to limited availability anywhere else in our price range and location. A convenient place to sleep for a night, but I don't recommend it to family with kids, nothing for them to do and its downtown where there are partiers and loud people. The room was a good size for two full, bed wasn't as... More 

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Thank Janie H
Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Janie, Thanks a lot for your review and I am glad that you found a us within your range and location. Please be assure that comments and concerns that we receive from guests are taken seriously and we will work on yours. We hope that we will have chance to serve you in the future and we will make... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The Econo Lodge exceeded my expectations! With everything else being 50-150% more expensive downtown I figured there had to be something wrong with this hotel. Checkin and staff were awesome and showed that they actually cared. My room (king bed) was extremely clean, comfortable mattress and pillows. The hotel was quiet during the evening when I was there, however the... More 

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Adam, Thank you so much for your kind compliments to our staff. I can't begin to express how much it means to our management and staff to hear from guests like yourself who have found our accommodations and services to be so welcoming and convenient throughout the years. We are all looking forward to your next visit and hope... More 

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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This hotel was miles above a similarly priced hotel (of a different chain) that we stayed in the previous night in Charleston, WV. This Econo Lodge was nicer, cleaner, more modern, with a microwave, refrigerator, iron, ironing board and blow dryer. The bed was more comfy and we had lots of pillows and towels. Within walking distance of any kind... More 

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Thank Catherine G
Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you so much for the five star review. I agree that we are not fancy and no frills, but clean and comfortable room and great location in Louisville downtown. I am glad that we delivered the right product with great service that you expected. I hope you had a great visit to Louisville and you enjoyed the... More 

Madison
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I'm not sure what I expected - it was a pretty inexpensive place - but this was a pretty underwhelming place. It was perfectly clean and the continental breakfast was good, but it was not very comfortable. The room (2nd floor, near the stairs) was extremely noisy -- we heard basically every vehicle passing despite having the AC on full... More 

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Thank Stephen V
Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, Thanks for your comments. I’m terribly sorry that we failed to meet your expectations in some ways. We take real pride in this hotel and believe that pride shows in everything we do. I’m disappointed that we could not satisfy you, and I hope you will try us again in the future. We’re always working to make the... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Room was clean and easily accessible from the parking lot. Jeff was outstanding and so accommodating during check-in and check-out, Tim was also wonderful! Fridge and microwave included, along with coffeemaker--a must! Pizzeria across parking lot was awesome for these tired travelers and room key even got a discount!

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Thank msmichelle1
Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Msmichelle1, Thanks a million for the great five star reviews. Thanks for letting us know how your stay and experience went well. I am glad that Tim and Jeff were great help during your stay with us. We can't wait to welcome you back! Pete Patel General Manager More 

Murray, Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Lodge was clean and comfortable. Easy walking distance to restaurants. Free breakfast was simple things like Danishes, cold cereal, bagels, juice and coffee but fresh and easy to grab and go. Had a hard time with the free WiFi on the tablet but no trouble with the laptop. Papa John's Pizza was our view as it was directly down the... More 

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Pete P, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure reading this beautiful account of your time at Econo Lodge Downtown! The fresh and easy to grab and go breakfast, our location, Free WiFi and great service and clean, comfortable rooms are experiences we love to hear about. When you make it back to Louisville, I hope you can visit us again soon! Pete Patel... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located downtown, 1 block away from Kentucky Intl Convention center, Fourth Street Live, Papa John's Stadium, Slugger Museum and many downtown business and attractions. Kentucky Fair Expo and Derby is just 4 miles away. I-65, I-64 and I-71 are just 2 blocks away making it highly accessible to not only business travelers but also leisure travelers. Offering the best rates in downtown with business amenities. Hotel offers free wireless high speed access. Microwave, refrigerator, spacious work desk, free copy-fax services and on-site exercise room. Please note 1 parking slot per guest room. Parking Charge: 5.00 per 24hours with in/out priveleges. Parking expires promptly upon check-out, for additional parking, please contact hotel. No oversized parking avail. Please do not request rollaways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Downtown

Address: 401 S 2nd St, Louisville, KY 40202-1417
Location: United States > Kentucky > Louisville
Price Range: $76 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 97
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Econo Lodge Downtown Hotel Louisville
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#26 Business Hotel in Louisville
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