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East Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I go to Erie two to three times a year. It was fine.People complain for things that does not make sense. It is the only place in heart of the town. It is close to Arena and all the night life, very accommodating staff. I would not stay anywhere else. Yes it is old but it got all you need...

Thank KayD11662
Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 24 September 2016

After several previous visits to Erie and bypassing this hotel as a result of the very mixed reviews, wanting to stay downtown on my annual trip to Erie, I took a chance on it two years ago and had a reasonably good experience so I in 2015 and 2016 and had similar visits. The options in downtown Erie are very...

Thank Bill L
Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This hotel is run down,dirty, clogged sink, minimal housekeeping service,mildewed shower curtain, dirty carpet absolute dump, Avoid at all costs, terrible 'free' parking, Breakfast poor, didn't offer much. The toaster didn't work. The staff said that they have had many complaints. Friends of ours had to be moved to a different room because of lack of hot water and air...

Thank marngene
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Dirty and dilapidated. Disgusting carpet. Had to move to a different room due to spider infestation. In desperate need of complete remodeling. Police were onsite due to guest concerns. "Fitness Center" was closed. Questionable people around the hotel. Continental breakfast was minimal.

Thank thomasball
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were attending a family wedding with several other family members and guests. The hotel was fairly clean, its one decent attribute; but the ceiling had peeling and dropping plaster in many of the rooms. The air-conditioning was inoperative in several rooms. There were no towel bars in any bathroom. The shower, toilet and vanity area are in one room,...

Thank Edie D
jamestown, pa
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed their Friday through Sunday with our infant son. I've heard mixed reviews on this hotel. Yes, its older so it doesn't get an excellent review. Yes, friends of ours had issues with their rooms. We didn't have one single complaint about our stay. It was all for a wedding. Our room was very nice and updated. The front...

Thank chad12soccer
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The hotel is situated a a good walk from the water front, but some good pubs are very close. We went to the Plymouth pub just up the street, would highly recommend it. The hotel is clean but desperately needs updating, but that is reflected in the price. Free parking, WiFi, and breakfast are a nice plus.

Thank dentrac
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here with our toddler and I was very disappointed. Literally everything needs updated. Peeling wallpaper, moldy ceiling, water stained lampshade, fridge that didn't work, thermostat locked at 80 degrees, 40 year old carpet, drapes and bed spread... And tv. I did not find any bugs however. The parking felt a little scary. The sheets smelled...

Thank Erin M
Janesville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Oh Boy where do I begin, First I will say DO NOT STAY!!! Seriously! If you have to drive an extra 15 minutes (or longer) from where you need to be DO IT!!! Nothing is worth staying here! NOT A THING! 1) I had to switch rooms right away when I checked in, why? The Ac was not working (90...

Thank Butterandswiss
Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Should have read the reviews ....5 of us booked in for 7 nights left after 2. Unbelievable that somewhere like this is allowed to remain open, It was filthy with probably the friendliest and unhelpful staff we ever met. The manager was so uninterested she didn't even ask why we booked out 5 nights early.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel is, without exception, a luxurious conference quality hotel. Located in the heart of downtown Erie, our exquisite ballrooms & smaller private rooms will accommodate 20 to 1000 for showers, concerts, receptions, conventions, meetings & much more! Whether you are looking for a modern traditional wedding, daily meetings with custom menus or overnight accommodations the Avalon is the place to be. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avalon Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 16 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16501 (Formerly Hotel Pure Avalon)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: $96 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Avalon Hotel and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 187
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Book somewhere else!”
Cruisingrace, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I call hotel directly.”
KayD11662, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pay the additional small amount for the superior room”
  • Note the damaged wall on the right.
  • Some rough spots, but overall an okay bathroom
coasterlink, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ok for a cheap place to sleep but not worth the $95 it cost; should be more like $75.”
edied2013, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“AVOID this hotel”
marb_11, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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