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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Manager is extremely rude. His name is Ali. He's got a big mouth. When he's not busy kissing the owner he's being rude to customers. Doesn't help that almost every room has bed bugs. Dirty dishes in the drawers. Stained beds and sheets. Constant banging with the construction. But no they don't tell you there's construction until your woken up...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed here, wife and 2 small children, on way to Banff. First night, loud neighbors. Called desk, shut the noise down. Next night, new visitors, loud starting at 1:30 AM. Called front desk and they shut it down. Talk to Melyssa at the front desk and said I was cancelling my stay on my way back from Banff. Listed...

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Mr. Ken Z, please accept our sincere apology that you had inconvenient stay at our hotel. Guest satisfaction is our top most priority and our front desk staff took prompt actions to your complaints. We have looked into your concerns and will make sure that maintenance deficiencies will be fixed immediately.

Mount Gambier, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Comfortable and clean accommodation. Hiwever it lacked good eateries within walking distance. We ate at the Cheesecake Factory across the road and were disappointed worth the lack of service. We had a good breakfast included in our accommodation cost.

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Thank Lynn F
EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Hello Lynn F, thanks for your stay and feedback. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Econo Lodge Calgary South. There are number of dine-in and fast food restaurants withing walking disance and our front desk staff will be more than happy to assist and guide you.

Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've stayed here several times in recent years. It is a handy location for the things I want and the price is even better these days, most likely due to the local economy softening. The staff and service are fine. The free breakfast is adequate but it seems the variety has been reduced. No problems with the room, everything worked...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Arrived after a long haul flight and was asked at reception if we wanted a room at one end to the complex or the other, I requested the quietest room. We were allocated a room, with air-conditioning outside the door that was nothing equivalent to an industrial chiller noise. The quietest room I think not. We requested to move, and...

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EconoLodgeCalgary, General Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are sorry to hear that you had issues with your stay, and we have taken your review into consideration for areas that we can improve on in the future. We strive to keep our housekeeping and customer service to the highest standards, and we apologize that you had an unfortunate...

Holyhead
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We arrived in town during Stampede Week and could not believe our luck. Our suite was spacious, comfortable, clean, and made our 3 day stay so pleasant. The pool is clean and attractive, the complimentary breakfast offers several options very suitable for travellers. The hotel location is great for getting around, and handy to shopping.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had two rooms. One for myself and my wife and one for my mother in law. Our bed had a deep canyon on half of it, very soft and probably should have been replaced a couple of years ago. I discovered a couple of small ants crawling on me through the night and awoke with a couple bites on...

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Thank Greg A
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The hotel had a great location for where we wanted to be in Calgary and it was the cheapest option we could find but it was a completely fine room and the staff were polite. Just be aware there are no elevators so be prepared to carry your luggage up several flights of stairs.

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EconoLodgeCalgary, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We apologize that there are no elevators but we do try to accomodate people on our first floor if needed. We sincerely appreciate your comments and hope you will stay with us again on your next visit to Calgary.

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Loved the room in the corner and on the ground floor. Only bad thing about the room was the cleanliness . Around the basin it was sticky and then there was a long black hair. The service at the front desk was atrocious, the staff didn't know what to do upon checkout

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EconoLodgeCalgary, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review our property. Please allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations. We strive to keep our housekeeping and customer service to the highest standards. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we...

Reviewed 17 May 2016

This hotel needs to be shutdown or upgraded. I choose to stay in this hotel looking at their website and the actual place was nothing like that at all. The rooms and washrooms are way old and not clean. very congested. The price includes breakfast and there is nothing that you can eat at the counter, the Pool foes not...

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EconoLodgeCalgary, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations regarding the breakfast and the pool. I have shared your feedback with the management team to help improve our service levels for future guest. I do hope you will give us another chance to provide you with superior service and accommodations on your next visit...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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 > Southwest Calgary
Price Range: RM280 - RM324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 73
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Calgary Econo Lodge
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