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Port Stanley, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2013

great location, clean rooms, very affordable. Air conditioning was really loud in our room, but other than that - bare bones place to stay. i would come back - great value for a cheap nights stay. TV is very basic - no cartoon channel for the kids

Thank KT5150
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Needed a place to stay at the last minute for my college reunion. This was the only place left. At first dreaded the idea of the Econo Lodge but here's what made it work for me: Friendly staff, clean room and bathroom, HBO, nice and quiet for easy sleeping. 30' very easy drive from Cleveland/Hopkins Airport. I felt safe there....

Thank Claire S
Prairie Grove, Arkansas
Reviewed 13 March 2013 via mobile

I found the room very clean and the bed comfortable. Nothing fancy of course, this is an Econolodge. The price was fair, and the staff friendly. I had stayed at the super 8 just down the road the night before. Almost the same rooms. The Econolodge has a better location and a more up to date heater/AC. Either will do...

Thank John L
Jefferson, Iowa
Reviewed 17 August 2012

This motel is only for those who like filthy carpet, sticky surfaces (table, phone handset), mold in the bathroom, and burned out light bulbs (to go with the cigarette burns in the bedspread?). The desk clerk seemed to not care, as he didn't offer us another room and said he couldn't find any light bulbs. I have contacted Choice Hotels...

Thank M O
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Reviewed 16 July 2012

My wife and I stayed in this motel for 5 nights (checked in July 4 - checked out July 9) while we attended the NHRA National event in Norwalk, OH and visited Cedar Point. Our room was clean, had a refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker, and everything in it worked as it should. As another reviewer mentioned, there aren't any ESPN...

2Thank dragracingfan
Reviewed 2 July 2012

i read the reviews on tripadvisor and booked a stay here -- i don't understand how this place is getting 4 and 5 star reviews. first of all -- it looks out onto an electrical plant. it's off the freeway but not as convenient as a couple other hotels at the same exit to get to. the rooms are kind...

4Thank justanothertourista
Sharpsburg, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 October 2011

To start with if you are a sports fan and like to watch ESPN this is not the hotel for you. Then the front desk personel are both not curtious and very unprofesional. Lastly there is the house keeping staff, although my issue is with one person alone she deffinetly put me on my guard for the remainder of the...

Thank FrankStead
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 28 July 2011

Traveling from NE to NY. Clipped and used the $47.99 coupon in the Hotel discount book we picked up at the travel plaza. Booked two rooms. Staff was helpful, place was clean. Continental breakfast was the norm. We booked a reservation for our return. Can't go wrong with the coupon.

Thank Pohouse
Cooksville, IL
Reviewed 25 July 2011

We stayed here just one night on our 16 hour drive from NY to IL. Tried 3 different hotels first but they were all booked, finally found the Econo Lodge. Front desk reception was super friendly and very helpful...recommended a very yummy pizza place that delivered (Uncle Al's -- SO SO SO CHEAP and GREAT food!!!!) Room was very clean....

Thank gbtct2008
Payne, ohio
Reviewed 6 June 2011

Econo Lodge was a pleasant stay.. Nice workers, clean pool and all our needs were taken care of without any hesitation.. Would recommend to my friends...

Thank DennyKrontz

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • 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 - $86 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“All rooms have their own parking space right in front of the door. That was convenient.”
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