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“Awful and overpriced. Rude staff and filthy room” 1 of 5 stars
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Econo Lodge
Ranked #16 of 16 Hotels in Lexington
Lexington, Virginia
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Awful and overpriced. Rude staff and filthy room”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Not only did the staff charge $20 more than advertised ($60 for a room as opposed to $40), but the room was beyond dirty and the shower curtain was covered in mold. They refused to offer a refund and were very rude when confronted with the conditions of the room. One of the beds was broken and was on a tilt, they don't have the advertised wifi or breakfast, and the carpet is nasty. Don't book here, you can go to plenty of nice places in Lexington for the same cost.

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Stayed 3 nights. The bed and pillows were comfortable. Nice older motel with real tile bathroom. Not fancy. The staff remade my bed and placed the extra pillow I took from the other bed on top - a nice touch.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

This place was pretty bad. I travel ALOT and know what to expect from a hotel. I've stayed in worse places, but not many.

The place was expensive. The room I had was meant for 2 beds. At some point, they had removed one of the beds leaving the headboard still attached to the wall. The paneling was coming off of the wall. The room was pretty dirty. I definitely paid too much. And, if you want to check out late it costs extra. Noon will cost you 10$ and 11:30 will cost you 5$.

On the plus side. The bed was comfortable, the air conditioner was cold, and the shower was hot. So, it wasn't ALL bad.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012 via mobile

Woke up this morning to see a bedbug crawling away from my pillow!!!
Apart from the critters the rooms are large, the walls could use some paint. There is wifi and a large TV. But.... Bugs are not acceptable!!!!!

  • Stayed May 2012
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2010

The room was clean for the most part, but the walls are thin and the neighbors noisy. The bathroom sink water ran brown for 10 minutes. The whole place needs an updating, including the staff who barely speak English except to say "Yes Please" every two minutes. Had I not been tired from my SC drive up, I would have moved on to another hotel. What did I really expect for $60? I did however like the mini-fridge and microwave in the room.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

This hotel is cheap and clean. Allows pets for $10.00 extra per pet. Owners are very friendly and nice local resturant next door. Easy to get to using bypass 11 outside of downtown Lexington. Only 5 minutes to center of Lexington. This is the place to stay if you are only interested in a place to sleep, nothing fancy just the basics.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled solo
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Plymouth, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2010

I'm not sure if it was the moldy carpet from 1978, the stains on the ceiling or the fake wood paneling but I would recommend sleeping in your car before staying at this motel. The only reason I stayed is there was a W&L reunion weekend and it was the only hotel available. Did I mention the bed bug bite..?

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled solo
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Property: Econo Lodge
Address: 820 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2237 (Formerly Red Carpet Inn Lexington)
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Location: United States > Virginia > Lexington
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 16 Hotels in Lexington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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