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Econo Lodge South

Econo LodgeUS$60*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival the lady at the front desk was less than helpful and pretty rude, but our room was renovated and wonderful. We went swimming in the pool and enjoyed the hot tub area. The hot tub was not hot or even warm at all. A little boy threw up outside the hot tub the lady at the front desk...

Thank sunshinemack
grande prairie, ab
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

First of all yes this is an older hotel. Yes the building is old, some of the furnishings and fixtures are older. But that's why it's priced where it's at. When do you ever get a hotel now for under $100??? You can really tell that management is trying very hard to offer quality accommodations at a budget price. Well...

Thank TTGL
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stayed two nights here and were not very impressed with the condition of the place. We've stayed here many times before and the condition is going down hill a bit every time. The carpet in the room we were in is badly in need of a good cleaning or replacement. There were 4 small cob webs hanging from the...

Thank OnepeopleOneblood
EconoLodgeCalgary, Front Desk at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay with us. We appreciate the detailed feedback you have provided, and have brought all of the issues you encountered to the attention of our housekeeping and maintenance staff so that they are resolved for future reservations. You will be happy to hear that we have...

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We had Leah check us in. She was amazing! You could tell she had a bit going on as she was dealing with a complaint of sewage. She didn't hesitate dealing with the problem! We will be back! Love your customers and they will love you back.

Thank Baller6969
EconoLodgeCalgary, Front Desk at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such an awesome review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with Leah. We work hard to provide our guests with exceptional customer service from check in to check out, and we're glad that you received just that. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again...

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Wow. This hotel is absolutely disgusting in the outside rooms. I had previously stayed here on the inside, nothing special but must be newer and have a different maid, or maybe it's all gone down the drain since I stayed here last. However, upon checking in, the front desk talked me into staying in their outside rooms because "there's parking...

Thank Tami L
EconoLodgeCalgary, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Hello Tami, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. We are extremely disappointed to hear that your recent stay at EconoLodge was not up to your expectations. We thank you for your feed back, we have acknowledged and addressed your concerns to our staff and shared your experience to avoid this from reoccurring. We...

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had a stop over here on our way South and it was a great find! was clean and Front desk was so nice and helpful! Breakfast was bagels and waffles, but it was nice and clean and fresh. Only complain is the bathrooms are very small, so bigger people might have a issue in the one room we were in

Thank Kelly P
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were given a recently renovated room, which was still not quite completed, at the rear, which was okay except for neighbors banging doors. The reception area had a musty smell from the indoor pool. We would've loved to use the pool if it wasn't for the overwhelming chlorine smell. Breakfast was not the best, but better than nothing.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed her for 6 nights on a recent trip to Calgary, we booked through a popular website, we tried calling the hotel directly to see if I could get the same rate right from them and could not so we went ahead and booked, for the price it's overall not a bad hotel, we were originally set up in...

Thank Christine d
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed at this hotel one night. We needed a place nearby to a two day series of medical appointments. The room was clean, the furnishings and fittings quite up to date for a budget motel. Parking was good, the breakfast was okay. No protein, except for boiled eggs, but otherwise pretty normal. We had a check-in glitch because the...

Thank Tom M
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed here for the convenience of being close to the eye doctor, and it was our 3rd visit. The staff are always exceptional with our requests, and have been very friendly. The room was spacious (ground floor), and the pool was never over-full. Beds were extremely comfortable. We will be back again!

Thank taraleemckee

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  • 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 )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $83 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 73
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Econo Lodge South Hotel Calgary
Econo Lodge Calgary
Calgary Econo Lodge
Econo Lodge South Calgary, Alberta
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