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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There were a lot of little things wrong with the room. There were two switches inside the door but neither of them turned anything on. The fan in the bathroom was falling out of the ceiling. The bathroom door scraped the floor. The curved shower curtain rod drooped so the shower curtain slid to the middle. My biggest complaint was... More 

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Spoke with Yvonne over the phone to make the reservation - she quoted a rate but I said I would just book online b/c it was cheaper- she said well, I can give you that rate; then provided me the 'total' - once I checked out it was not the cheaper rate - so she did not tell me the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had a good experience staying there. The staff was very pleasant, helpful and polite. The room was ok. Might need some improvement, but was clean. Nothing fancy, did a job providing us hot showers and beds to sleep. Rooms are not sound proof.

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Housekeeping staff had called in sick so we were given the only room available which was a double smoking room (we are not smokers) even though the hotel only had a few cars in the parking lot. When we arrived, we noticed a strong smell of smoke and a shoebox-sized hole in the wall. The door was not correctly on... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This place is a dump...holes in walls..ceiling colapsing...beds like rocks.. Flys in room...air conditioning didn't work so we were moved to the dumpy room next door...in need of major renovation...will definitely not stay here again even if free.

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Brownstown
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Once again I'm in need of a room and this trips winner is the Carefree Inn in Elyria, Oh. The property used to be the EconoLodge but recently changed ownership back in March. The room was clean and everything functioned properly. The linens on the bed were clean, but still had a really faint musty odor. I asked for a... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

We stayed 2 nights on a family visit. This was an Econo Lodge now under new management as Arlington Suites--Carefree Inn Elyria. In a convenient location just north of the mall at exit 145 from either I-90 or I-80. Staff were polite and friendly. Free continental breakfast consisting of waffles, coffee, OJ, muffins, bagels, cream cheese, 2 kinds of Kelloggs... More 

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1 Thank Emily H
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here while passing through. For what we paid it was a fairly clean place to sleep, nothing special. The whole property should get a face lift but the owner was kind and the motel was free of pests and anything off putting. Breakfast wasn't stellar but it was something to shove down before you get... More 

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Thank Matt S
Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Stopped here on my way from Milwaukee to PA when I was caught in a snow storm. Stayed at the first hotel we came to. It looked nice from the outside. The heat was not on in our room so it was freezing inside. We turned the heat up full blast but it still took forever to warm up and... More 

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Thank Don G
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2014

I had to stay at a motel for two nights, while my landlord had windows installed in home,I was renting, and this motel was an Excellent choice, was a nice clean room, its quite, the motel sets back from the street so you don't hear a bunch of traffic,its a nice size room, And I dealt with the owner Steve,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Carefree Inn

Address: 523 Griswold Rd., Elyria, OH 44035 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Region: United States > Ohio > Elyria
Price Range: $74 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carefree Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Elyria
Elyria Econo Lodge
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“Is there a good room? I don't know. Cross your fingers.”
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“All rooms have their own parking space right in front of the door. That was convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles claires374, 28 May 2013 | Read review
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