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Bloomington, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great value for the price. Humble but honest. Clean, safe, quiet - all you need for a night or two. Fresh bedding, comfy pillows, simple breakfast (with surprisingly good coffee), fast check-in and check-out. After an awful experience at Americas Best Value In in Carbondale (at $100/night!), Econo Lodge felt like a fresh breath of motel air. Seriously - if... More 

Thank Eva F
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I stayed at this hotel for the first time. I went into the room, and it was filthy,stains in the carpet dirt all over,no hairdryer, broken furniture and someone else's hair in the shower. Another family member staying in a different room stated the same problems. I would never stay a this hotel again. I decided to stay there in... More 

Thank Paul P

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Was up for my daughter's graduation and figured a chain hotel is a chain hotel, so why not? Wull, I'll tell you why not. Arriving at night, the crack-house-like exterior is frightening, holes, cracked and missing paint, just every affliction a building can suffer. Our 2nd floor room had been redone and was fine, however, there was no hot water... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This hotel is clean, with WiFi, fridge, microwave and cable. Banks, restaurants, and the grocery store are just a skip away. This is my last night of 4, and I had no problems getting a good nights rest without any loud noise or disturbances from outside. The price is good, and the front desk staff was very nice.

Thank Monroe G
Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My family travelled to Carbondale, IL, in April 2015, and chose to stay at the Econolodge for its convenient location and reasonable rate. We were very pleased with out stay. The rooms are not fancy, but very clean and nice and comfortable. Great flat screen TV and cable channel selection (we always like that). This is a pet friendly hotel,... More 

Thank Linda N
1 review
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

The hotel room is horrible. It has a rusted microwave, soiled mattresses, broken dresser, remote doesn't work, holes in blanket and bedspread in both beds, and bathroom not good. This is the worst motel room we've ever stayed in!!!! Unfortunately, my husband choose this hotel because all hotels were booked since January.

Thank CoCoEHaywood
Skokie, IL
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102 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Just stayed here overnight for the state science fair at the beginning of May. The staff was very friendly and helpful, but the rooms definitely need updating. The bed itself seems relatively new and very comfortable - I slept great. However, whole the ceiling looked recently redone, the walls were definitely in need of work. The walls were bare, with... More 

Thank Scohn
Mt Prospect, IL
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152 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Our room was large, clean and functional except for a burnt out light bulb. It had a fridge, a microwave and a 37' flat screen TV. The desk had 2 outlets for charging your electronics. The internet speed varied greatly for download from 1.20 to 9.0 Mbps depending on how many people were on. During peak usage, we could not... More 

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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Gross. The rooms were not clean. The bathroom floor looked like someone washed it and then walked over it with dirty shoes. The sheets were full of yellow stains and the blanket had a dried white spot on it. I felt disgusting trying to sleep on that bed. The toiletries were so minimal. Check in took FOREVER. I had to... More 

Thank vintagespunk
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2014

This was the first time I stayed at econolodge I was happy with the hotel and would recommend this hotel if you in southern illinois. I paid $48 for king size room which is cheaper than most other place in Carbondale. Room was clean,wifi work great and staff was very helpful. Pool wasn't open due to remodeling but wasn't planing... More 

Thank Harishganguri78

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 801 East Main Street, Carbondale, IL 62901
Region: United States > Illinois > Carbondale
Price Range: €64 - €92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Carbondale
Days Inn Carbondale
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“If you want a hot shower, better stay on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles pamh998, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles FSYMP, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Dickerson2300, 17 Jun 2013 | Read review
“-Motel 6 tonight”
 of 5 bubbles TahoeLOC, 10 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Avoid this motel even if you have to sleep in your car!”
 of 5 bubbles Thisnameshitisstupid, 27 Oct 2012 | Read review
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