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Madison, WI
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61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room and furnishings were little worn, but things were nice an clean, and we were very comfortable. The mattress and bed were fine. Breakfast wasn't anything special, but perfectly OK. Our stay was pleasant and entirely satisfactory.

Thank Madrally
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a busy college weekend it is tough to find a reasonably priced hotel in Lawrence that isn't a dump. I stayed at the Econolodge for the first time and they delivered what I hoped for. It was clean, everything worked, staff was pleasant and had a hot breakfast. Not bad for $90 when every other room in town was... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bathroom floor had some cracks in it, the room was a little small, the towels were thin, and the mattress was too soft. But the room was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. The room has a microwave and fridge, and it is close to downtown while being less expensive than most other hotels in the area.... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I stayed at the Econo Lodge for 6 weeks in January/February 2013. I'm writing this update in 2016. Tripadvisor requires that the date of stay be included and the earliest date offered under the question "When did you travel?" is October 2015, so I marked it. Simply put, the hotel is what it's supposed to be: honest accommodation for an... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This motel is nice because you can park right outside your room. But other than that leaves a lot to be desired. As others mentioned, there is a musty odor in the room. The room was in disrepair and not safe for children without close supervision. It was an electricity nightmare. Who knew you could plug so much into one... More 

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Humble, Texas
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132 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Definitely not the worst hotel I've been in, but it is close. Lobby reeks of Curry, rooms smell musty and are in need of major repair, pool dirty but had some depth to it better than the usual 4 footers. Breakfast would of had some protein but they ran out at 6:30 am and wouldn't have any more with a... More 

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Lisle, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stayed one night to visit KU with our son and thought with a good rating and for approx $129 it couldn't be too bad. We were wrong, and we will not offer a good rating. The whole building needs major updating, or a tear-down/start-over. The hotel clerk did his job but offered too much opinion re conspiracy theory, a... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were traveling with our dog and were given a pet room, which is fine. We travel with our dog a lot, and it's even okay if a pet room shows minor signs of previous pet wear-and-tear. We get it. This room, however, smelled so strongly of cat urine that it literally made your nose burn. This room was not... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a fine choice if you are just looking for the basics. The staff is very nice. Rooms are a little sad, but it seemed they keep them up well. There was a bit of a smell, but the smell was one of disinfectant. A comforting smell in a place like that.

Thank Renhouse
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148 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife and I booked this hotel for a night's stay on our way west. We got the night free through the Choice Hotels rewards program. If I had to pay it would have been okay. It was an okay hotel or motel I think. We stayed in a room on the second floor and it was tidy and clean.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located on US highway 40 and Interstate 70, the Econo Lodge® hotel provides easy access to several local points of interest. Popular attractions like the University of Kansas, Haskell Indian Nations University, Heartland Park Topeka, KS and Kansas Speedway, Ledgens Shopping Center (KCK) are all just minutes away from this Lawrence, KS hotel. Downtown Lawrence is less than a mile away boasts one of the most beautiful downtown landscapes in the United States. Take a stroll down Massachusetts Street where you can enjoy blocks of antique shops, specialty boutiques, art galleries, entertainment venues, coffee shops and sidewalk cafes in a lively atmosphere. There are several lakes, parks, golf courses and outdoor recreation areas in the vicinity. A number of restaurants, cocktail lounges and shopping opportunities are close by; some are within walking distance to the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 2525 W. 6th St., Lawrence, KS 66049 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
Region: United States > Kansas > Lawrence
Price Range: €55 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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#5 Business Hotel in Lawrence
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“Try one block west for a better experience”
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  • In our bed
  • Mold and dry rot
  • Kind of dirty with many holes in the wall
  • Nasty toilet grout full of god knows what
 of 5 bubbles bikerbillo, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't pay more than the basic rate - $69.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelBaseballMom2, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The glasses they provide for juice are VERY small. Grab a larger coffee cup instead.”
 of 5 bubbles 7lenny7, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper (2nd) floor are much quieter and provide the most privacy”
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 of 5 bubbles tigerstrike, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Phone in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles jimbW3396EG, 25 May 2015 | Read review
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