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Econo Lodge
Ranked #24 of 41 Hotels in London
Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is a low cost alternative in downtown London. I stay here regularly for business and the management and staff treat me like family. This is a family run hotel that is working hard to constantly improve the quality of the hotel.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled on business
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Sushila P, Owner at Econo Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Hello mberg101,

We love seeing you come to the hotel as you really have become a part of our family. We love to treat our guests as if they are staying in our home and you are a prime example of a guest who has been treated great at a consistent level.

Everyday we look for new places to improve the hotel and we love how you noticed that our hard work over the past couple of years is finally beginning to show. Hopefully we see you again shortly because you are a part of our family now, as mentioned before.

Have a wonderful new year!

-Sushila Patel

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

This hotel was quiet and clean, in a very central location, and with plenty of parking space.
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was tasty. We will stay here again next time we visit London.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank Joel M
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Sushila P, Owner at Econo Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Hello Joel M,

Thank you very much for writing such a kind review, it really means a lot to everyone working at our hotel that we are being recognized for even doing the smallest of things. I will definitely be passing your comments to every staff member at the hotel.

We hope that you will be visiting London soon as we loved your presence in the hotel.

Have a great new year!

-Sushila Patel

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Reviewed January 2, 2014

We have,again enjoyed our stay at the London Econo Lodge. We will continue to recommend to family and friends looking for an excellent price for a good rest in a neat room which includes a good breakfast.The management is to be commended for their respectful,friendly, and helpful service to all travellers. ( They have even taken the time to ensure the towels are Made in Canada:) )

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Sandy M
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Sushila P, Owner at Econo Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Hi Sandy M,

Thank you so much for writing this review, we are thrilled to hear that we made such a lasting impression! Thank you very much for the recommendation as well, it puts a huge smile on our face to see a great review such as yours. We try very hard to treat every guest as if they are visiting our home and treat every guest as a part of our family so I would like to thank you for recognizing this. Like always, you have been a great guest at our hotel and we can't wait until you come back to stay at our hotel again!

P.S.: We made sure that every pillow we ordered to our hotel was Made in Canada. We have the uttermost pride for Canada.

-Sushila Patel

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Reviewed December 29, 2013

Came to london to visit the casino and attend a yuk yuks show. Found econolodge was just a short distance up the road and found it to be affordable and tidy. The king size bed was very comfortable and the room had everything we needed. I would recommend staying at the econolodge when staying in london and we will be coming back in the future.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank corrine777
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Sushila P, Owner at Econo Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Good day corrine777,

Thank you very much for this great review of our hotel! We are so happy to hear that you had a comfortable stay and that you were impressed with our facility. We are so appreciative that you took the time to post these comments on TripAdvisor. We take pride in being the closest hotel to the Western Fair and Casino/Slots in London. Thank you very much for the recommendation and our staff can't wait until you return to stay with us!

Have a great new year!

-Sushila Patel

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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Great experience! Booked online last minute and arrived late at night. Arrived at counter and was expected and welcomed! This was a nice touch. Staff was very efficient, helpful and personable. Room was very clean and comfortable, even if it was a little dated. Breakfast was more than adequate. Ample quantities of all selections and good quality of food and drink. Nice bright breakfast room. Unfamiliar with the town, the motel was easy to locate and get into by car. Not picturesque but convenient and close to downtown. Great price and value. Would definitely stay again!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank Helen L
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Sushila P, Owner at Econo Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Hello Helen L,

Thank you for choosing our hotel to stay at during your visit and we would like to thank you for all the great comments in your review. Each one of our guests are treated like family members at our hotel so we glad to be excited to see you arrive at our hotel! We understand that some of the rooms are outdated in our hotel but we are working on renovating every room in the hotel and we're glad to say that almost every room is completed at this time. Hopefully you come back to check out our newly renovated rooms as we would love to see you again!

Thank you once again for taking the time to write an amazing review!

-Sushila Patel

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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Certainly a budget priced hotel. The fellow at reception was very pleasant. The rate includes breakfast served in a bright room off the lobby. Cereal, waffles, muffins, bread, bagels, oatmeal, fruit, coffee, tea, juice. While the hotel was somewhat clean, it is showing a great deal of wear and tear. Our room had a coffee maker and mini-fridge. The bathroom had a small jetted tub, although not exactly the setting I'd want to use one in. No closet, just a wall-mounted metal hanging bar. The rooms are dark owing to the black-out drapes that you definitely want to keep closed as the views are of parking lots, and if you're "lucky" a view of the backside of the strip club next door. Moderately noisy. Dismal location, although very close to the Western Fairgrounds. There seemed to be lots of students there during our stay - perhaps homecoming week? Not likely to return.

Room Tip: Ask for the side facing the auto repair shop, not the strip club. Upper floors preferred.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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2  Thank AnnaRussell
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Sushila P, Owner at Econo Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2013

Hello AnnaRussell,

I am happy to read that you enjoyed our breakfast. We go out everyday hand picking out fruits from grocery stores and buying fresh bread, etc. to accommodate our guests. I am very sorry to hear that you didn't like the view. We are working on restoring the area we are in right now by writing letters to City Hall to fund more money in updating the look in our downtown area. We can not control the strip club being beside our hotel but we are trying to get this strip club relocated somewhere else.

Yes, not all of our rooms are renovated as of yet but we are in the process on replacing all rooms with new carpets, paint, furniture, etc.

Hopefully you come back to stay at our hotel again so we can show you one of our newly renovated rooms,

Thanks!

Sushila Patel
(519) 433-8161

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Reviewed November 9, 2013

This Hotel is excellent, Price is perfect, Room Clean , Washroom Clean, Quality Towels
and most important Pet friendly, Staff friendly, This Hotel is perfect the price is way below others great location .
If you are pet lover and want to travel with your dog, This is it!!!!
even if you do not travel with your dog this hotel is worth price and service are there.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Francisco B
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Sushila P, Owner at Econo Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2013

Hello Francisco B,

Thank you for writing such a wonderful review, we are very happy to see this coming from you. Service is the key factor to running our business so accommodating guests with pets is what we set out to do. I am very glad you noticed that our hotel is located at a great area with a reasonable price, it really means a lot to all of our staff.

Everyone at our hotel is really hoping to see you again soon!

Sushila Patel
Econo Lodge Owner
(519) 433-8161

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Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 636 York St, London, Ontario N5W 2S7, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > London
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in London
Price Range: $73 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 87
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Econo Lodge London, where we offer ideal accommodations for the cost-conscious consumer still in search of a “home away from home” brimming with unique appeal, distinguishing guest services and a dynamic environment in the heart of downtown London. No matter your reason for staying in London, be it business or pleasure, we provide a central location for all of your business and sightseeing needs. Above and beyond the complimentary continental breakfast we offer every morning, we are also pleased to provide the daily newspaper at the foot of your door at no additional cost. ... more   less 
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Econo Hotel London
Econo Lodge London, Ontario
London Econo Lodge

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