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Reviewed October 28, 2016

I always stay at this Econolodge whenever I am in Bay City. The staff here are amazingly courteous and they will go out of their way to help you with any nonstandard requests. The hotel is always spotless and most of the facility has been completely refurbished. Based on the clientele I see there, it appears to be very popular...

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Poland, Indiana, United States
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

My go-to hotel when in the Columbus area. A budget motel with many premium amenities. Great, attentive resident owners. Breakfast area is meager, but for the rate, perfectly acceptable. Another strong point is that they don't treat smokers like second class citizens, while still accommodating non-smokers comfort.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed September 4, 2016

An overnight stop on our way north. Former HOJO'S under renovation. Pleasently surprised by staff. Some of the nicest we have met travelling. Easy on/off highway. Beds were comfortable, room was clean and spacious. Free newspaper at front desk (USA today). Coffee available in lobby all the time. Breakfast included standard fare including waffle maker. Good place to overnight.

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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel based on location, price and ease of access to the interstate during a vacation trip to northern Michigan. Online check-in was easy, and hotel reviews were accurate. Once we got settled in our room, it wasn't long until we were sound asleep!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This motel is directly off the highway. I was pleasantly surprise by the size of the room. Ceiling was nice, I know that sounds odd, but it was just different, high and slightly angled. I was a bit hesitant because there was no dead bolt or bar to lock. Weird little shelf that looked like there was a sink once...

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Comstock Park, MI
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Stayed 2 nights during our road trip. Basic room, everything was clean and well stocked. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast was the usual bagels,waffles, toast and pastries. Nice location, close to freeways and restaurants.

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Michigan
Reviewed August 2, 2016

We really enjoy this EconoLodge, they're always making it better and better. They Now have a magnificent handicap accessible area: a beautiful ramp in two directions. I also noted for the first time that they have a large meeting room available. We were in an upstairs room : spacious, vaulted ceiling, and balcony. So clean, so quiet, and such kind...

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We spent one night at the Econolodge in Bay City, Michigan while travelling through. The location is excellent as it is right off I75. The rooms, however, need some updating as well as the building itself. There was a musty smell to the building which was not very welcoming. The breakfast choices were limited and would have been nice to...

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I were in Bay City for the Tall Ship Celebration for 2 nights. It's an old Howard Johnson's that has been updated and is clean and quiet with a great staff. The Complimentary breakfast has a nice variety to choose from...it even has a waffle machine so you can make your own. The owner/manager was very friendly...

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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights for a softball tournament in Midland. The room was clean, comfortable and also very spacious. Most of the important things in the room had been remodeled - bedding, carpet and shower. The hotel was quiet and managed by nice people. Ask for a remodeled room because not all rooms have been updated.

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Aashish P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a wonderful 4 star review. We work very hard to be sure all of our guests are comfortable and have everything they need during their stay. We appreciate your comments regarding changes you have noticed at the hotel. We have been working very hard to get this place better and better....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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)
Econolodge Bay City is one of the better hotel choices in Bay City. The amenities are first rate with very comfortable accommodations.Easy access on/off Interstate 75, exit 54 rooms with both interior and exterior entrances, and business class rooms, free incoming/outgoing faxes, and free continental breakfast with 3 kinds of cereals, orange juice, 24 hours coffee, donuts, muffins, honey bun, bread ,peanut butter, Bagels, Hot waffles. All rooms offer free high-speed Internet, free HBO and expanded cable, and free long distance calls in US. The hotel is located within walking distance to restaurants like The Bergers, McDonald, Burger King, Subway, etc., And few miles to several downtown restaurants, waterfront and shopping four miles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 6285 Westside Saginaw Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9385 (Formerly Valu Inn)
Location: United States > Michigan > Bay City
Price Range: $59 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Bay City
Bay City Econo Lodge
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“It's just off I-75: good location. All the rooms have been super quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles marjieP, Aug 2, 2016 | Read review
“we had ground floor facing the highway but with the door closed it was not an issue”
 of 5 bubbles 2dboat, Mar 16, 2016 | Read review
“WE like the area away from the lobby , although all the rooms we've had have been quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles marjieP, Mar 8, 2016 | Read review
“Don't go here ! Go to Marriott for an extra $10.00 for a " suite " !”
 of 5 bubbles 229cristiep, Nov 30, 2015 | Read review
“For the quietest room, stay at the very back of the hotel where there is a short hallway with very little foot traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 217MikeE217, Oct 2, 2015 | Read review
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