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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Room had a coffee maker but no complimentary coffee. I found a nice sized dead roach in the nightstand drawer. There was a big hole in the wall. The sheet had a huge blood stain. The room had an old big TV no flat screen. There were people sitting in a van in front of our room. This is a...

Thank Tim W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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...

Thank Gordon175
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...

1Thank crystalbluemi7
Detroit, Michigan
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.

1Thank olsur2016
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...

Thank Busy_in_Indiana
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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.

1Thank rosanne061972
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...

1Thank Bruce F
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 21 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...

1Thank Emily H
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...

Thank Matt S
Reading, Pennsylvania
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...

Thank Don G

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $77 - $84 (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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“All rooms on first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyH113, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
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“Any Room you get I am sure is a Great value,”
 of 5 bubbles 649tracyw, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Is there a good room? I don't know. Cross your fingers.”
 of 5 bubbles kgirl2, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“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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