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Longs, South Carolina
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

from the condition of the carpet to the lack of an apparent smoke detector to a very discourteous front office clerk it went down hill from here.. there was no hair drier in the room ( ad said it would have one) quite possibly we were the only couple that stayed more than a few hours. (catch my drift)

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5 Thank Duane R
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Horrible smell. Filthy carpet. Run away and find a better motel off of Athens Boonsboro Rd. This motel us located next to a strip club. Walls are stained. Two small pillows on each bed. Breakfast cocsisted of cereal and toast.

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2 Thank willalis
Minot, North Dakota
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The biggest downside that "irked" us, was how very dirty the carpet was inside the room. The room we stayed in needed a good shampooing. Our toddler's feet were black! The hotel is outdated with their furniture inside the rooms if you're bothered by worn furniture. We met up with our family and their room smelt very moldy. The pictures... More 

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1 Thank carebair
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

When we checked in with a non smoking room reserved we got a room that said nonsmoking on the outside but the minute you walked in the door the smell hit you terribly. The India man at the front desk said sorry and gave us another on the other side. We should have left but so tired we stayed anyway.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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121 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

For 50 dollars there is not much to say ... I was registered promptly... give a key first floor request was honored. I travel with a dog so this is on i can stay in... room was ice cold air was working very wells beds linens and bathroom towles were all in good condition. Internet was free and it worked... More 

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Thank FIRSTPICKVALET
Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Stayed on multiple occasions, as I am patient, love saving money at all costs and have an animal, so my options were limited. The location is infested with bees, living inside the guardrail columns. I let them know in April, May and finally again in June. Nothing was done. I fear public humiliation is the only thing left. There are... More 

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1 Thank Lovestotravel3603
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The first thing to greet us at the door was a swarm of bees. After we got safely into the room we noticed the smell, it seemed to be cigarette smoke mixed with a chemical cleaner and it was very extreme. We were thinking about getting a new room then and there but decided against it (we thought we might... More 

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1 Thank carjastsa
Naples, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

one of the worse experiences ever,filthy,outdated,poor maintenace.stay away from this dump.shady people living in 1st floor. non smoking rooms full of cigarrette burns, dirty and lack of maintenance,hallways in bad shape with trash all over

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Detroit, Michigan
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

I would have left as soon as I walked up the stairs but I was so tired from hours of driving, the walkway to the room was falling apart the room was clean but furniture was outdated the bed was wobbly.didnt really check it out to good I was to tired to just needed to sleep next morning checked out... More 

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1 Thank rache4
1 review
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We arrived at the Econo Lodge around 2am, after a 12-hour drive, to attend my father's funeral. We immediately noticed that there was no microwave, hair dryer or iron (as advertised). Being exhausted after a long trip we decided to just go to sleep instead of changing rooms or motels. We found burn holes all over the bedding in our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 5527 Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Lexington, KY 40509
Region: United States > Kentucky > Lexington
Price Range: $53 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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“Stay elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles SHC5015, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“had we not "prepaid" we certainly would not have stayed @ this dump.”
 of 5 bubbles 647duaner, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“stay only in odd numbers, opposite the bees.”
 of 5 bubbles Lovestotravel3603, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
“make sure you check the room, i was given a faulty cigarrete smelling non smoking room!!! with cigarretes burns on both quilts”
 of 5 bubbles 796pablop, 25 May 2015 | Read review
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