"Good place to stay"
Internet is very slow , except that everything is good.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"So grungy I was afraid to take off my shoes"
This place is terrible. It's the kind of place with doors that go out to the parking lot and big stains on the chairs, floors and bedding. I was literally afraid to take off my shoes, and when I sat down I did so on a towel. The city was sold out for some reason, so rather than endure this place I opted to ask a fellow traveler to crash in his extra […] bed in another hotel. Yes, it's that bad. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to shopping mall & food"
Nice pizza next to the hotel. Good price and good food. Highly recommend. Will come back to stay at this hotel.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Wonderfully helpful desk staff"
Very good but there was not an elevator and we had to carry our heavy luggage up the steps. Pool was out of order. Breakfast was good...parking convenient. Staff EXCELLENT...friendly, helpful, intelligent, professional.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
we had a lovely time...the young man at reception was super friendly and helpful the room was clean ..even the stair wells were clean !! the swimming faclity was great !! all in all although a bit older hotel it was done in the new retro look I liked it and continental breakfast was basic but the price of hotel was so good we would never complain.... […] keep up the good work were coming back!!! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good Basic Hotel in South Calgary"
Stayed at the Econo Lodge for two nights during a recent stay in Calgary. The hotel was an older building, but the rooms were clean and actually very quiet considering that the hotel was located right on McLeod Trail. It was very conveniently located for everything we were doing in SW and SE Calgary and getting to downtown was very easy. The only think […] I was a bit disappointed in was the state of the pool area and the exercise room. The exercise facility was very small with only three pieces of equipment, one of which..the recumbent bike was broken. The jacuzzi hot tub was only luke warm, but this may have been because it wasn't used much and was off for a long period of time. It took quite a while to warm up and never did get really hot. The continental breakfast was just the basic fare, although not much different from what is offered in most other budget hotels. All in all we had a pleasant two day stay in this hotel and considering the lower cost of our room, we would certainly stay here again in the future. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Older style but nice."
This is an older style hotel. It's not perfect but the staff was excellent and we had absolutely no problems. There is plenty of places to eat within walking distance from the room. There is also a grocery store just up the street. It is a straight shot up the street up to the Calgary Stadium(under 10 minutes if you hit the lights wrong). We will stay […] here again when we come back to Calgary. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good location for an overnight"
Hotel was ok. Good for an overnight. The location for us was the most important. Pillows did smell of smoke in a smoke free room.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
older hotel but great location and frendly employs nice stay . fair breakfastGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"close to all the sights on our list"
The morning clerk was most helpful about giving us directions to the places we were going for the day. We were happy with our stay.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Comfortable room, good breakfast, nice pool"
The room was nice and clean. Fridge and microwave. Continental breakfast has WAFFLES! Pool was a little cool, but nice. Close to numerous locations.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"comfortable for a quick stay"
Basic room, was clean and comfortable, can't ask for more for the price. Would stay here again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Don't let the outside deter you."
From the outside Econo Lodge South looks budgety, but it's deceptive. The rooms are clean and it's really quite nice. Outstanding service from staff. Breakfast is basic, awesome pool and hot tub and walking distance from Chinook mall. Lots of food options surrounding as well. I'll stay there again!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very smokey non-smoking room"
Most of the staff were great. Room was adequately clean. Outdated room in poor condition. Second floor, no elevator, non-smoking room that was full of cigarette smoke from other rooms on a continuous basis. Have to have all my clothes cleaned again to get the stench out of them.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
It was really Good, no complaints. Stay was short, but Overall it provided everything i needed. Breakfast waffles were good. In fact a good assortment of foods for breakfast ThxGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Excellent location for shopping!"
The hotel has had some upgrades but the building itself is old. The room had upgraded decor, the bed was super comfy and the breakfast was great. The location is fantastic. Very close to Heritage Park and Chinook Centre. Everything was right at our fingertips.Genuine Expedia guest review
"No Heat in Calgary????"
My 2 day stay at Econo Lodge was dissatisfying and disappointing. I had no heat in my room during my stay. The maintenance crew were unable to repair. The manager offered $50 voucher on my next stay. I confirmed that I would not be returning.Genuine Expedia guest review
We've stayed here a few times now. The staff is friendly and helpful. They clean your room when it suits you if you are there for several days. They happily provide utensils for late night microwaveable snacks ( when you run out to 7-11). Extra towels? Not a problem. Just want to chat in the lobby? Not a problem. I will be booking my next stay with […] them. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great hotel for the price and location."
It has everything you want inside and in the area. No major issues, excellent bang for the buck.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
I needed a room for one night - didn't want to rob the bank doing it. Comfortable bed, clean bathroom, and the staff were extremely helpful. Someone parked behind my vehicle and they paid for a cab to downtown. They did everything they could. The carpet in the room could use a good cleaning though.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Trying a different hotel"
This hotel is well worth the price. For me, it's not handy enough to the C-train to stay here often but I will try it a few more times. My room was a non-smoking but it still smelled of smoke, albeit masked with other smells. The heat controls were a little wierd although I was able to keep the temperature comfortable. There was no outside noise or […] noise from the other rooms. Lots of hot water and fairly quickly in the bathroom. The bed was comfortable. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice and comfortable room, but smelled like smoke"
The room was great, the breakfast was good. But we were on the second floor and the day in a half we were there it smelt like smoke all the way down the hall, in the entrance to our room and in our bathroom.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel with hot pool and spa."
The hotel is clean and smells good. You can go for a swim because there is a heated pool and even a spa. Aside from that there is a free breakfast which is so convenient because you do not have to go out.Genuine Expedia guest review
Ok rooms, unfriendly staffGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"For the price, a nice place"
Worth a stay if you need a place for a lower price point :)Genuine Expedia guest review
Had a very good time. Location was very good. Close to the amenities I was seeking.Genuine Expedia guest review
"A gGreat staff, comfortable bed, and great locatio"
Great staff, comfortable bed, and great locationGenuine Expedia guest review
"Location good to rocky view hospital but nothing e"
Staff was extremely unhelpful upon checking plus had to pay a $50.00 damage deposit upon arrival. No toiletpaper. Room extremely small and crowded. Did not feel or appear cleanGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"No TV or cable; weird people hanging around area"
I wouldn't evervstay at this hotel againGenuine Expedia guest review
Response by Econo Lodge South I am really surprised to read your comment about not having a TV in the room that you stayed in at our Hotel. Unfortunately that statement is not correct at all. Actually, all rooms have TVs. As a matter of fact we have Shaw Cable on all our TVs with 52 channels. So with all due respect, I would kindly request that you withdraw your statement as it is really not true. I would be more than happy to address any other issues that you may with our property
"Close and convenient to mall and restaurants."
Was moved from one suite to another and the second suite the bed was old and hard on the back. The first suite had a beautiful king size pillow top mattress.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Not the best or worst I've ever stayed at."
If you are looking for value priced accomodation on McCleod Trail in Calgary this is it. Nothing fancy, a little older but ok. It included a sparse continental breakfast offering in the rate. There was a widescreen TV in the room but the hotel doesn't suscribe to any HD channels so the standard definition picture made every body look fat and distorted. […] It was hard on the eyes watching after a while. The bed was comfortable and the rooms clean. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
best sleep we have had in a hotel for quite awhileGenuine Expedia guest review
No doubt in my mind I will stay here again. Great location safe neighborhood. Super clean rooms.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"ok for what i pay"
good continental breakfast , bad smoking smell on a non smoking room , sheeets are very rough, and the bathtub was nastyGenuine Expedia guest review
I was disappointed with my stay here. I stayed for two nights and the room was soooo hot I couldn't sleep...so didn't get much sleep at all. I opened the window and the temp outside was -12C but cstill did not manage to cool off the room as the heat just kept running! I was also not comfortable sleeping with the window open. Also..the room not made […] up by 3.30pm the second day and I had to call for housekeeping...to be told mthat they may not come until 4.30pm...which I think is very late. I had been gone most of the day and needed to shower and rest...but had to wait for housekeeping to come. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to the medical centre we had to use."
We enjoyed our stay and are booked in again this week. We would definitely recommend it to our friends. Our room was very clean and it was quiet for sleeping. Mind you we were there early in the week. Front desk people were excellent and friendly to deal with.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to Ikea"
It was a great location for us, close to all the places we had to go to.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"One night stay"
Great location - close to medical appts at Rockyview Hospital & Mayfair DiagnosticsGenuine Expedia guest review
Nothing. Hotel too hot. No elevators. Have a dog and was put on second floor! Will go back to Expedia.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Econo Lodge Revuew"
My husband and I were very disappointed in our stay at the Econo Lodge South in Calgary. It was nothing like the description on the web search. This hotel was dingy, dark, and very dated. There were small insects in the bathroom and some of the lights were burned out. When this was mentioned to the desk clerk upon checkout, we were met with disinterest […] in our concerns. When we went to use the computer to print our boarding passes, we could not connect to the printer. When this was brought to the receptionist's attention, she was not concerned and offered no assistance. The rooms are not sound proof, and there was commotion in the hallways late at night. We did not feel safe or comfortable in the hotel and would never, ever stay there or recommend it to anyone. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Very clean, very quiet hotel"
My husband and our two kids stayed for 1 night. While the room is small there was enough room for the provided crib for my 2month to sleep in. Slightly disappointed with the quality of the towels in the bathroom. Hotel was very quiet at night and we could not hear the guests next door. We all slept well which is very important on a short trip.Genuine Expedia guest review
Hotel is dated, but the pool was refreshing and the staff were nice. Room was clean and the bed very comfy. Our room was close to the street, however, the noise was not too bad.Genuine Expedia guest review
"room was over priced"
The room was filthy. Floor and furniture were sticky and grimy. Checked out early and went somewhere else.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Good hotel for a few nights"
I would highly recommend the hotel for one night or a few more, but not particularly for a longer holiday with kids, for it is located on a street with high traffic and doens't offer much entertainment other than a pool. Anyhow, the room was clean and comfortable and had TV and a coffee maker. We had breakfast included and it was surprisingly good. […] Due to our short stay we cannot say a lot about the service, but it seemed ok. Lots of restaurants and a shopping mall are near by. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"One nighters !"
The hotel over all was good. Very quiet and fairly clean. Only thing needing some care is the washroom in the shower area. They need to remove and refresh the moldy peeling shower area. Shower pressure was great. The Breakfast Area was large and very bright. Good supply of breakfast goodies.Genuine Expedia guest review
Service was good. Wished that the air conditioning units were a bit quiter. Overall a good experienceGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"A good place"
Very good continetal breakfast from waffles to bagels. Our room was clean, air conditioning worked well. Laundry on site, quick and affordable machines. The hot tub was out of service the entire 3 night stay, disappointing to us, due to pump. I don't know if it is working yet. Very good housekeeping staff. This is an older hotel, carpets could be replaced, […] chairs could be fixed or replaced in breakfast area, window screen needed replaced in our room, 3/4 off. If you want to nit pick, one can always find something, but if you want to look for the positive, good rooms, people, and food, then it's a great place to stay. This is walking distance to some nice restaraunts close by, and shopping, and convenient to downtown. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Friendly budget hotel"
Fairly basic looking hotel but the room was very spacious and comfortable. The breakfast was served in an upstairs room that was obviously also used for meetings and conferences. There was a good choice of food. Staff on the Reception were very friendly and helpful. Easy to get Down Town by the train.Genuine Expedia guest review
Room had a wierd smell - non-smoking but smelled a bit off. The beds and pillows were super comfortable and the staff were great. The free breakfast was pretty good too - you could even make your own waffles. The corridors are dark like an old apartment building. The pool is quite nice.Genuine Expedia guest review
This place is a dump. there were peanuts on the floor under the bed that our dog found and mould in the bath tub. Ewwwww!Genuine Expedia guest review
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