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Econo Lodge
Ranked #15 of 15 Hotels in Altoona
Reviewed October 18, 2007

I had reservations here, checked the room and chose not to stay. The room smelled of mold and/or mildew. The room looked warn, fatigued and depressing.

This is a motel with doors opening to the parking lot or to a balcony on the 2nd floor rooms.

The staff was friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: October 2007
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Reviewed May 25, 2007

We had made a reservation over the internet based on the reviews and the price. The room had a terrible smell, with no other words to describe this place as a "dump". We couldn't get out of this hotel any faster and ended up staying in the Comfort Inn in Clearfield, PA. I can't believe AAA would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed: May 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 11, 2006

I have to say the housekeeping department does the best job on the rooms. I have never seen anyone take such good care of a hotel room. I didn't have any problems with my stay and the front desk was friendly and more helpful than any other front desk personel that I have ever dealt with. I would say to stay here if you are looking for a reasonable price and a nice bed to sleep in.

  • Stayed: January 2006
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Reviewed April 1, 2006

Stayed in late March on way home from vacation. Very clean room, comfortable bed, quiet location, handy to restaurants. Courteous and helpful front desk. The room could have used an alarm clock and there was no fridge or iron and ironing board like there were in the other motels but for the price, more than adequate. Would likely stay there again if in the area.

  • Stayed: March 2006
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Reviewed February 8, 2006

The Econolodge is okay if you just need a basic place to stay for the night. The rooms themselves are not bad. The location is good as it is near several restaurants. It is located on a main bus route too, which was great as I was going to the Railroaders Museum and I did not have a car.

But be advised! This place has outdoor passageways and there seems to be people passing by any time of the day or night. Be sure to deadbolt the door! There are some very seedy people staying here--white trash if you will--who actually seem like they are living here. After dark, I made for my room very quickly!

Breakfast is limited to coffee and donuts in the office area. If you want a decent breakfast, you should go to nearby Perkins or McDonalds. There's a Chinese restaurant on the outlot of this place--it's called Hong Kong Buffet--but it isn't very good.

  • Stayed: August 2004
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Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 2906 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-4398
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Altoona
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 15 Hotels in Altoona
Price Range: $56 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 69
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