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“Mr Joyce, you need to raze this building.”
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Econo Lodge
Ranked #20 of 22 Hotels in Frederick
Land O Lakes, Florida
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4 reviews
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“Mr Joyce, you need to raze this building.”
Reviewed October 2, 2010

we checked in and promptly checked out after seeing the room. the air conditioner was literally falling out of the wall IN PIECES! the box springs were stained. the LAMPSHADE was stained. the walls did not look clean to me. i walked into the room about 6 feet, and walked right back out! we got a refund and went to another motel.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Frederick, Maryland
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Reviewed September 28, 2010

If your traveling thru Frederick or to Frederick there is no better value for a place to stay for the night. Baltimore and Washington are pretty convenient from this location which is where route 70 and 270 intersect. I have been traveling to this town for several weeks now and more weeks to come ,so I have been trying the reasonably priced area hotels. Most of the hotels have been clean, but here
there are no TV issues, no hot water issues, no internet connection issues, no air conditioning issues ( or heat as nights are getting colder) as I have experienced in other Frederick area hotels and the value is by far the best. The rooms (or most rooms) have a refridg. and mircowave also.

The 2nd shift front desk manager is really great , friendly, helpful, knowledgable and simply the best with customer service.

If you want a clean, good value place to stay for the night and a convenient location just off route 70 and 270 give this place a try.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled on business
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed August 31, 2010

We reserved a nonsmoking king sized bedroom. Room #306 had roaches in the bathroom and coming out of the heating unit and stained carpet! We were changed to a double bedroom. Room #317 had holes in the wall, stained carpet and one the beds were broken. We were changed to room #132 in the morning. The hot water was off during the night, the room smell like mold and the carpet on the left side of the bed was wet. Horrible hotel. We booked through choice hotels and it was the worse.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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I had a comfortable stay. very conveniently located. rooms were nice and clean.

Stayed August 2010, traveled solo
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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Reviewed April 3, 2010

Stayed here on the way to Virginia for a funeral. Was tired from driving and needed to sleep (now wished we would of stayed along side the highway!) Gum on the light, no pillow case, floors not clean, bathroom disgusting. A large gap all the around the door and no knobs on the heater made for a very cold and noisey room. We laid on towels on the bedding to try to get a little sleep. Stayed for about 3-4 hours and got up and left.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
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PA
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Reviewed August 21, 2009

I looked into the hotels in Frederick . I didn't want anything fancy but didn't want to go for the cheapest one either so I chose Econo lodge . The room was clean and comfortable for a $55 price I paid. I couldn't find the hotel originally but the staff helped me with directions and even printed directions to where I was going. Would definately recomend to people traveling on budget like myself.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled on business
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Saltillo, PA
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Reviewed April 21, 2009

My biggest complaint was the difficulty finding this hotel. At the time of my stay, there was road construction all around it (but since I was there on the weekend and only in the room between 7 pm and 7 am, construction noise was not an issue). It is NOT on any of the main streets and the Exxon station mentioned in the directions for finding it is boarded up! I did mention to the gentleman who checked me in that the directions should be updated, but he didn't seem interested in my travel difficulties. He was very polite and helpful other than that.

Luckily, I was on the side slightly angled away from 70, so I wasn't bothered too much by traffic noise. I did hear other guests arriving and leaving through the night, so the walls can't be very thick. The air conditioner was a bit noisy; luckily it was cool that night so I was able to just turn it off.

Dust bunnies in the corners and under the beds showed that cleaning had been spotty. I'm never thrilled with hotel/motel blankets and comforters, but the sheets were clean. Since I was staying by myself, the towels were adequate; if there had been another person sharing my room, we would have needed more!

I might consider staying here again, but this year (going to the same annual event, the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival) I'm trying something slightly further up the Choice Hotels food chain.

  • Stayed May 2008, traveled solo
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Property: Econo Lodge
Address: 6021 Francis Scott Key Dr, Frederick, MD 21704-7239
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Location: United States > Maryland > Frederick
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #20 of 22 Hotels in Frederick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 96
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