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Econo Lodge University

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're in need of a clean, comfy room with a shower, for $65 a night, this is it. So many here gave it poor reviews for whatever reason, I can't understand. If you pay $65 a night for a motel, you would be going into this knowing it isn't the Hyatt. It's a basic motel room. When we were...

Thank smatt1965
Mokena, Illinois
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I don't have high expectations for an EconoLodge but I feel like this particular hotel was definitely a step above others of its kind. I was very impressed with this hotel, it was updated, clean and very comfortable.

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Tampa Bay, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside, this hotel looks so inviting for its small size and location, as it is very close to a brand new Home2 Suites by Hilton, so you know you are in a good area, but the rooms themselves do need some attention and updating; even for an economy brand they need to at least provide fresh looking rooms...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Seemed ok. Drove around the corner and someone had a note on a room downstairs. Sketchy. We were upstairs. Room was ok. Problems with toilet. No plunger. Qent to front desk. The gal had no idea what to do for us. Walked around hotel to find a plunger. She said, I don't know how to work this. We took it...

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We must've been put in one of the unrenovated rooms. It smelled, there was mold, cracks and stains in tub and sink. We couldn't stay. It was disgusting! If this app allowed a 0 star rating that's what it would get...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We booked two rooms for four of us working out of town for five nights. First of all - the good things - Crazy low price, good water pressure, very hot water. Now for the bad - where to start? When we checked in, we were given keys to an occupied room. Thank god no one was there, but all...

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Value hotel and you get what you pay for. The hotel is a little dated and is far from the campus. Not really many restaurants nearby as it is on the outskirts of the university. If you don't mind a standard low cost place this place isn't horrible.

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

We were on our way to Jupiter for Spring Training and mistakenly did not book a hotel for the trip down. We had a horrible time finding a vacancy from Valdosta Georgia to Gainesville Florida. What can I say, it was either stay here or sleep in a rest stop which I refuse to do. First of all this hotel...

Thank lisa r
Reviewed 24 March 2016

First off the beds where comfy. Pillows small. Take your own. Two bath towels, two wash towels. NO hand towels. One bath rug. The only cups in the room where the light plastic ones. Really hard to make coffee in these without burning your hands. Bring your own mugs. All the choice hotels we have stayed in over the last...

Thank Charles D
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Our room was clean and comfortable, with furnishings that are somewhat old and definitely budget-hotel quality but clean and decent. The AC and showers worked well and the TV was a flat-screen and nice. Beds were comfortable and we had no problems sleeping. A nice touch was the USB charging ports on the nightstand. The free WiFi was acceptably fast...

Thank ndshankar

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Econo Lodge University

Address: 2649 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2012
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: RM280 - RM345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge University 1.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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“Make sure to request rooms with cleaner carpets and toilets and sinks and showers that drain properly.”
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“Go to a different hotel.”
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