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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first room I had...the tub was cracked, no plug in the drain, the comforters and sheets were dirty. Oh! And the toilet ran every 3 minutes (yes, I timed it). I requested a new room and after a brief explanation was given a new room. The second room...just as old and tired, but the tub was clean, toilet normal... More 

Thank Debie D
State College, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the third time we stayed at the Avalon and we laughed about the fact that we were returning after having average at best experiences int he past. We figured it would be better since it was Monday night. Upon checking in, we were told there were only 3 reservations that night but they did not offer any upgrades.... More 

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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

It was pleasant experience. It is one of the tallest building so have a better view of city. The rooms are quite big and it is an old property. It has walkable access to down town attractions. Would recommend.

Thank Satya P
East Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed October 1, 2016

I go to Erie two to three times a year. It was fine.People complain for things that does not make sense. It is the only place in heart of the town. It is close to Arena and all the night life, very accommodating staff. I would not stay anywhere else. Yes it is old but it got all you need... More 

Thank KayD11662
Pittsburgh, PA
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167 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016

After several previous visits to Erie and bypassing this hotel as a result of the very mixed reviews, wanting to stay downtown on my annual trip to Erie, I took a chance on it two years ago and had a reasonably good experience so I in 2015 and 2016 and had similar visits. The options in downtown Erie are very... More 

Thank Bill L
Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed September 16, 2016

This hotel is run down,dirty, clogged sink, minimal housekeeping service,mildewed shower curtain, dirty carpet absolute dump, Avoid at all costs, terrible 'free' parking, Breakfast poor, didn't offer much. The toaster didn't work. The staff said that they have had many complaints. Friends of ours had to be moved to a different room because of lack of hot water and air... More 

Thank marngene
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Dirty and dilapidated. Disgusting carpet. Had to move to a different room due to spider infestation. In desperate need of complete remodeling. Police were onsite due to guest concerns. "Fitness Center" was closed. Questionable people around the hotel. Continental breakfast was minimal.

Thank thomasball
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We were attending a family wedding with several other family members and guests. The hotel was fairly clean, its one decent attribute; but the ceiling had peeling and dropping plaster in many of the rooms. The air-conditioning was inoperative in several rooms. There were no towel bars in any bathroom. The shower, toilet and vanity area are in one room,... More 

Thank Edie D
jamestown, pa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We stayed their Friday through Sunday with our infant son. I've heard mixed reviews on this hotel. Yes, its older so it doesn't get an excellent review. Yes, friends of ours had issues with their rooms. We didn't have one single complaint about our stay. It was all for a wedding. Our room was very nice and updated. The front... More 

Thank chad12soccer
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

The hotel is situated a a good walk from the water front, but some good pubs are very close. We went to the Plymouth pub just up the street, would highly recommend it. The hotel is clean but desperately needs updating, but that is reflected in the price. Free parking, WiFi, and breakfast are a nice plus.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel is, without exception, a luxurious conference quality hotel. Located in the heart of downtown Erie, our exquisite ballrooms & smaller private rooms will accommodate 20 to 1000 for showers, concerts, receptions, conventions, meetings & much more! Whether you are looking for a modern traditional wedding, daily meetings with custom menus or overnight accommodations the Avalon is the place to be. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avalon Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 16 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16501 (Formerly Hotel Pure Avalon)
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: $62 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Avalon Hotel and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 187
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“Book somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles Cruisingrace, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“I call hotel directly.”
 of 5 bubbles KayD11662, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“Pay the additional small amount for the superior room”
  • Note the damaged wall on the right.
  • Some rough spots, but overall an okay bathroom
 of 5 bubbles coasterlink, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Ok for a cheap place to sleep but not worth the $95 it cost; should be more like $75.”
 of 5 bubbles edied2013, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“AVOID this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles marb_11, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
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