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Ottawa, CANADA
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We selected ELS bc of its close proximity to the airport(20mins), competitive rates. We were not disappointed. The friendly front desk staff accommodated our early arrival & our request to a ground floor room. Rm 123 with 2 Q,fridge,micro,tv was spotless. The bed extremely comfortable with high end linens. The continental breakfast included waffles, egg,bagels, cereal etc & a staff...

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Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The lobby has that damp smell from the pool when you walk in, but once you get away from the lobby the smell is gone. No elevator to the 2nd floor and no one to help me as I struggled to get my bag up the stairs. Room was decently clean, nice crisp sheets and a continental breakfast in the...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stay in this hotel for a week on late July 2016. Although the hotel has gone through a whole renovation in their rooms, they seem to have been done with cheap labor and materials, which really affects the experience. There is food nearby, as well as shopping. It is close to the Chinook Centre, so that is a plus....

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Hello 4Kittens, thanks for staying at Econo Lodge Calgary South. We're glad to hear from your review that you enjoyed our kitchenette rooms. Thanks for your feedback.

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Manager is extremely rude. His name is Ali. He's got a big mouth. When he's not busy kissing the owner he's being rude to customers. Doesn't help that almost every room has bed bugs. Dirty dishes in the drawers. Stained beds and sheets. Constant banging with the construction. But no they don't tell you there's construction until your woken up...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed here, wife and 2 small children, on way to Banff. First night, loud neighbors. Called desk, shut the noise down. Next night, new visitors, loud starting at 1:30 AM. Called front desk and they shut it down. Talk to Melyssa at the front desk and said I was cancelling my stay on my way back from Banff. Listed...

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Mr. Ken Z, please accept our sincere apology that you had inconvenient stay at our hotel. Guest satisfaction is our top most priority and our front desk staff took prompt actions to your complaints. We have looked into your concerns and will make sure that maintenance deficiencies will be fixed immediately.

Mount Gambier, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Comfortable and clean accommodation. Hiwever it lacked good eateries within walking distance. We ate at the Cheesecake Factory across the road and were disappointed worth the lack of service. We had a good breakfast included in our accommodation cost.

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Hello Lynn F, thanks for your stay and feedback. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Econo Lodge Calgary South. There are number of dine-in and fast food restaurants withing walking disance and our front desk staff will be more than happy to assist and guide you.

Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've stayed here several times in recent years. It is a handy location for the things I want and the price is even better these days, most likely due to the local economy softening. The staff and service are fine. The free breakfast is adequate but it seems the variety has been reduced. No problems with the room, everything worked...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Arrived after a long haul flight and was asked at reception if we wanted a room at one end to the complex or the other, I requested the quietest room. We were allocated a room, with air-conditioning outside the door that was nothing equivalent to an industrial chiller noise. The quietest room I think not. We requested to move, and...

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are sorry to hear that you had issues with your stay, and we have taken your review into consideration for areas that we can improve on in the future. We strive to keep our housekeeping and customer service to the highest standards, and we apologize that you had an unfortunate...

Holyhead
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We arrived in town during Stampede Week and could not believe our luck. Our suite was spacious, comfortable, clean, and made our 3 day stay so pleasant. The pool is clean and attractive, the complimentary breakfast offers several options very suitable for travellers. The hotel location is great for getting around, and handy to shopping.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had two rooms. One for myself and my wife and one for my mother in law. Our bed had a deep canyon on half of it, very soft and probably should have been replaced a couple of years ago. I discovered a couple of small ants crawling on me through the night and awoke with a couple bites on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel is ideally situated in the energetic heart of Macleod Trail. Our location puts you just minutes away from a variety of tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping centres, pubs and nightclubs. Our many amenities and friendly welcoming staff will help set the stage for a total piece of mind during your stay. We offer 73 tastefully appointed guest rooms that will make you feel at home. You can count on our combination of outstanding value and personal service to make your stay as convenient and comfortable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge South

Address: 7505 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L8, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range: $77 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 73
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“Second floor!”
4Kittens, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
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  • Bathtub mildew
  • No drain pull
  • Mold and dust on vents
17kenz, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Newer section more modern, but at least some units in older section have a kitchenette.”
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