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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here with a group of friends. The hotel was OK for what it is though I would never stay here otherwise. The hotel is in the middle of nowhere. A 15-20 min walk takes you to Voodoo Brewery and some other fun bars and restaurants. Rooms were adequate, nothing fancy. Cheap towels. Wifi only worked in the lobby. Lobby... More 

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Thank heddieeddie
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016

One of the worst hotels I ever stay at. I would not wish this upon anybody to stay there I would rather sleep in my car then in that run down hotel. The up keep is so bad that I can do a better job keeping the place clean. I would not even want my dog to sleep there. And... More 

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1 Thank Kenneth C

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I came here with my family yesterday and the room I had was DISGUSTING!!!!!! It smelled like urine, the sheets had holes in them, the covers felt nasty, the couch had a nasty smelly stain on it, there was a hole in the wall, the phone didnt work, there were stains on the lamp shades from who knows what, the... More 

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Thank Mecca B
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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016

For a overnight stay it's not bad, but not fully up to potential either. And the WiFi here is a freaking joke. Takes an hour or more to be able to connect to it and then you're lucky if you're able to stay online at all or do anything online with this poor strength. About the only thing I can... More 

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Thank Susan P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Wow. First. NO POOL Came up for Roar on the Shore and we did get the "Last" room. And they did "put it together real fast". But really?? That's not an excuse for everything. No towels. Nasty bathroom. I'll post pics too but inside appeared as a run down super 8 or worse ... Lobby was nice. I mean this... More 

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1 Thank sdzon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

When we got here pool was closed and was told it's been closed FOR TWO YEARS NOW!!! Worst hotel I have ever stayed in! My kids were looking forward to this and now they are just miserable! The walls are dirty and bubbly like they had water in them the door is rusty and you can barely fit in the... More 

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2 Thank Danielle M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

4 starters I planned this stay at short notice on a holiday weekend. Rooms appear to have been cleaned last in possibly the 80's. Repulsive an unkempt would be a compliment. Charlie sheens pubs throughout shower an mold for days. Don't book.

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5 Thank dsully8933
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Walked in lobby should of ran out the door. But being a holiday there was nowhere else to go. The smell was horrible. While holding my nose the rude man at front desk was yelling at someone on the phone. I noticed an exposed corroded sewage pipe in the so called breakfast area. YUCK. The place was filthy. Will never... More 

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5 Thank Joyce S
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Under any circumstances. The place we like to stay at near Presque isle was closed. We figured we would try something new. Its on the cheaper side so I knew it would be iffy, but WOW. Wow wow wow. I go to check in and the man is super rude. Then as we are walking to our room, all of... More 

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9 Thank Felicia D
Buffalo, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

This was the worst hotel I have ever stayed at in my life. The hotel was infested with bugs, bed bugs and spiders. The bedspread was riddled with cigarette burns. The bathroom had black mold and mildew. Bath tub was full of body hair, and the water took ten minutes to get hot. The doors don't have the flip lock... More 

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8 Thank BeckJones

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Downtown Erie Hotel

Address: 18 West 18th Street, Erie, PA 16501 (Formerly "Holiday Inn")
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: $100 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Downtown Erie Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 133
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“There is no good rooms, sleep in the car”
 of 5 bubbles kennethcV7624VW, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near the end of the hall are the best for less noise”
 of 5 bubbles V3610AKsusanp, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Never sleep here, most disgusting place on earth.”
 of 5 bubbles BeckJones, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles toorae, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing pool might actually get a WiFi signal, but not a guarantee.”
 of 5 bubbles 484leeu, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
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