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“Hard working staff, not keeping up” 2 of 5 stars
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Econo Lodge
Ranked #16 of 16 Hotels in Lexington
Lexington, Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Hard working staff, not keeping up”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We had to stay in this hotel because of a power outage at home. There are no amenities whatsoever. Its basically a cheap "roadside" motel, only intended for very small stays (3 days or less). If their is any other hotel available in Lexington, choose that one.

Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Madison, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

First I will tell you the positves; cheap, good location to town, fridge & microwave and comfortabe beds. Now for the negatives and reasons I would advise you stay anywhere else; old and not kept up, wooden beams holding up ceiling tiles, old electric fixtures not working, got locked out of our room and was told once they finally got in to move next door, moved next door and shower didn't work , was told to go into our old room to take showers, asked for partial refund and was refused, breakfast is a box of old donuts, just a creepy feeling, glad to be leaving. Much nicer places in area.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

For a single person, $55 per night for a room with two full-size beds. Friendly staff. Good fridge. Decent internet (can watch streaming movie). No coffee maker. Marginal towels. A little off the beaten path. The location works well for me, but I would stay elsewhere otherwise.

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Lexington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

  • Stayed April 2013
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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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USA
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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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1 Thank jntcm
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Austin, TX
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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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Additional Information about Econo Lodge

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
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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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