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“Go any where else but Econo Lodge!”
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Motel 6 Sulphur
Ranked #16 of 21 Hotels in Sulphur
Mansfield, Louisiana
1 review
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“Go any where else but Econo Lodge!”
Reviewed April 27, 2013

I can sum up our stay with 3 words NASTY,NASTY,NASTY.
The commode tank top was broken and taped together with masking tape.
The bathroom sink & kitchen sink looked like they had not been cleaned in months.
All other hotels in the area were full.
Now I know why Econo Lodge had available rooms!!

Room Tip: Don't stay at Econo Lodge
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2013

This hotel was such a disappointment! Our room smelled bad and my feet were dirty from walking on the carpet briefly! I went to the restroom and noticed a hair on the "clean" towels...needless to say, we didn't shower there! There were no bags in the trash cans, no kleenex and when leaving, I noticed that there was a hole in the wall where a smoke alarm detector should be! It was pitiful...don't waste your money!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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95 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2011

I stayed here in a pinch, but it was very old and dirty. Hope they are not paying someone to clean because they are obvioulsy not doing their job. There are several other motels around the area that are probably a lot better. Will not stay there again or recommend for my worst enemy.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Baton Rouge, LA
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2011

I needed to stay in Lake Charles, LA, but the Comfort Inn was booked up as were other hotels in Lake Charles proper. I decided to make the trek to Sulpher and stay there. The hotel appears to have had a recent facelift, but didn't smell new on the inside, not that it smelled bad, just the stale hotel smell. The room and bathroom were clean. My air-conditioner worked well (in a humid Louisiana August). I had plenty of room to park my F250 and 20' trailer. There are a number of buffet style eating places around, and that is why I am keeping it in mind as my alterntate destination if there is no room availability in Lake Charles. It does also appear that many work crews use this hotel as a lodging base for a lot of the contract work around. The limited breakfast was not available for me. It left at 0600; breakfast began at 0630. Night desk service was better than morning desk service.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2010

Wireless internet works good, lets you on free for 8 hours at a time.

Best to get a second floor room, because on the ground floor, you can hear every little noise in the room above you. I asked for a quiet room, but as is often the case, no such luck. Somehow you can always count on other guests to be inconsiderate. The people above me got in after 11pm and didn't finally quiet down until 1am. Then at 6am they were up again. The guy at the front desk couldn't seem to do anything for me. They don't have actual king fitted sheets, and I get itchy so I think there could be bed bugs here, or the mattresses need changing. Better off taking your money elsewhere.

The only restaurant within walking distance is Wendy's. A short drive and you have many others available.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled solo
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farcry7
1 review
Reviewed January 31, 2010

this econo lodge from

choice hotel offer the

same luxury than say

a comfort inn, I give 4.5

instead of five because

the construction (as of

Jan 2010) in front of the

hotel could be a problem

if you don't check during

the weekend. could be 5

for the staff : very helpful.

Stayed January 2010, traveled solo
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Thank farcry7
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San Antonio
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Reviewed June 29, 2008

Gamblers looking to save money stay in Sulphur instead of Lake Charles. This Econo Lodge is on a street with several economy hotels and lots of restaurants. The room was clean but the A/C was sized incorrectly resulting in a cold and clammy atmosphere. Grounds were poor, no pool. For the money I could have done better. Bad atmosphere.

  • Stayed June 2008, traveled solo
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Thank DigitalDrifter
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Sulphur

Property: Motel 6 Sulphur
Address: 2022 Ruth St, Sulphur, LA 70663 (Formerly Econo Lodge Inn & Suites)
Location: United States > Louisiana > Sulphur
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 21 Hotels in Sulphur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Sulphur 2*
Number of rooms: 85
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel 6 Sulphur is conveniently located on Interstate 10 and is just minutes from Lake Charles and Creole Nature Trail, known as the Louisiana Outback. This property has modern rooms with wood effect floors wtih free WiFi in all rooms. ... more   less 
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