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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed there a few times (not on my dime but the businesses'). Typically it has been one of the few available locations. In general, the rooms have been musty, but I figured it was reasonable for what was likely being paid. I just made personal reservations for homecoming weekend at over $200 per night (not much else was... More 

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Maine
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41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few things I really don't understand about this hotel and ones like it: 1. I arrived and the room was set at 68 degrees with the air conditioner blaring. It's summer. People are dressed for 80+ degree weather. Why waste energy like this? 2. There's a very thin blanket on the bed and no additional blankets in the room.... More 

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EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest Studies have shown, to most - 68 degrees is a comfortable temperature. The AC unit is adjustable to fit individual needs. I apologize that it did not suit your liking when you walked into your room. Our hotel does not have central AC in the hallways, so we like for our guest to be comfortable when walking into... More 

Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid nearly $300 for 1 night while dropping my son at college. The entire dank hallway reeked of old cigarette smoke although this appeared to be the non-smoking section. Our room smelled of both smoke and mildew. We were forced to keep our window open even though it was 90 degree day. The bed was uncomfortable with old and cheap... More 

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EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am very sorry to hear about your stay. If you have the time, could you please reach out to the hotel directly. I'd like to speak to you regarding your stay. Since your son is here in Ithaca for school, I'd love the opportunity to make our hotel, THE hotel you stay at during your visits. Your... More 

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55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms at this hotel are clean, even though the hallways are a little dank. The front desk help was friendly and welcoming. I know it's a college town, but the price for the room could stand to be a good $10-$20 lower for the quality. I decided to not partake in the breakfast after my daughter showed me the... More 

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EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your feedback. We have 2 types of creamers for coffee, one of them is a non dairy creamer. The creamers do not require refrigeration. I think maybe a non dairy creamer was used and this is what may have been "curdled" look. The non dairy creamer isn't as smooth as a regular creamer.... More 

Rahway, New Jersey
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55 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually stay here when i'm in Ithaca but the price is far too high. The room is cool and its right across the street from the Mall but i'm definately not crazy about the price. The hotel is about 4 miles from Cornell Univ.

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Thank TOMMY C
EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback. I would have loved the opportunity to speak with you personally about a rate negotiation. Having repeat guests - it's what every hotel aims for. Let me know the next time you are in town and give me a shout or shoot me an email Hope to see you in the future Thank... More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the room through Trip Advisor two months in advance; confirmation came through right away, and I made the mistake of not looking at it carefully until a few days before we traveled, when I noticed that it specified a smoking room. I called right away to ask them to change it, and they said they would try, but no... More 

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EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest I completely understand. Some people love that we offer smoking rooms and others, not so much. I appreciate your kind words regarding breakfast. You are correct. There should have been a sign if the pancake machine was malfunctioning. Regarding the pillows, three pillows is what our brand standard requires. If you would have liked more pillow, we would... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the cheaper options in the area to have easy access to Cornell but I would spend more money to upgrade to a better establishment next time. To start, the rooms smell terrible, like stale urine, which is only barely covered by the noisy air conditioner that is constantly running. The first night of our stay we... More 

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EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am very sorry to hear your experience with us was below par. I would love for you to reach out to me directly at the hotel and see what we can do for you. Feedback is always great to hear whether it is good or bad. Looking forward to hearing from you More 

Rochester, New York
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a pleasant hotel in the Ithaca here this is the one. The staff was especially friendly.and attentive ...Josh greeted us with a warm welcome and Amanda left us with good feeling farewell! It is located near Stewart Park which is a lovely lakeside park to visit. The room was very clean and comfortable.....the breakfast covered... More 

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Thank Anne N
EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your feedback. I will share your kind words with both Josh and Amanda. It's always nice to hear great things. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We will be doing updates here and there and hope to see you again! Thank you very much! More 

coopersburg, PA
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The room was clean the beds were comfortable the front desk personnel were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was okay but the coffee wasn't the best. Overall I'd stay there again as the price was very reasonable.

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EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your feedback and we hope to see you again! Thank you! More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I was very skeptical when I saw it first because it was inside a small outdoor mall and looked very small. It turned out to be perfect since there was a pharmacy up front and with little kids that's good to have. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Loved the continental breakfast; scrambled eggs, bacon, pancakes, cereal, bagels, bread,... More 

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EconoLodge23, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge - Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest That is so awesome to hear! Thank you so much for your feedback. The insight that you have given will help others very much while booking a hotel for their next trip. Thank you very much Hope to see you again! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
EconoLodge Ithaca is a short drive to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Taughannock Falls, Ithaca Falls and Buttermilk Falls are a short drive. Restaurants and shopping are moments away, many within walking distance. Deluxe Continental Breakfast and High Speed Wireless internet are provided with every room. Our recently renovated rooms include a 37" Flat Screen TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge - Ithaca

Address: 2303 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1011
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: $95 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge - Ithaca 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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