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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The first room I had...the tub was cracked, no plug in the drain, the comforters and sheets were dirty. Oh! And the toilet ran every 3 minutes (yes, I timed it). I requested a new room and after a brief explanation was given a new room. The second room...just as old and tired, but the tub was clean, toilet normal...

1Thank Debie D
State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was the third time we stayed at the Avalon and we laughed about the fact that we were returning after having average at best experiences int he past. We figured it would be better since it was Monday night. Upon checking in, we were told there were only 3 reservations that night but they did not offer any upgrades....

1Thank Cruisingrace
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

It was pleasant experience. It is one of the tallest building so have a better view of city. The rooms are quite big and it is an old property. It has walkable access to down town attractions. Would recommend.

Thank Satya P
East Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I go to Erie two to three times a year. It was fine.People complain for things that does not make sense. It is the only place in heart of the town. It is close to Arena and all the night life, very accommodating staff. I would not stay anywhere else. Yes it is old but it got all you need...

Thank KayD11662
Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 23 September 2016

After several previous visits to Erie and bypassing this hotel as a result of the very mixed reviews, wanting to stay downtown on my annual trip to Erie, I took a chance on it two years ago and had a reasonably good experience so I in 2015 and 2016 and had similar visits. The options in downtown Erie are very...

Thank Bill L
Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This hotel is run down,dirty, clogged sink, minimal housekeeping service,mildewed shower curtain, dirty carpet absolute dump, Avoid at all costs, terrible 'free' parking, Breakfast poor, didn't offer much. The toaster didn't work. The staff said that they have had many complaints. Friends of ours had to be moved to a different room because of lack of hot water and air...

Thank marngene
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Dirty and dilapidated. Disgusting carpet. Had to move to a different room due to spider infestation. In desperate need of complete remodeling. Police were onsite due to guest concerns. "Fitness Center" was closed. Questionable people around the hotel. Continental breakfast was minimal.

Thank thomasball
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were attending a family wedding with several other family members and guests. The hotel was fairly clean, its one decent attribute; but the ceiling had peeling and dropping plaster in many of the rooms. The air-conditioning was inoperative in several rooms. There were no towel bars in any bathroom. The shower, toilet and vanity area are in one room,...

Thank Edie D
jamestown, pa
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed their Friday through Sunday with our infant son. I've heard mixed reviews on this hotel. Yes, its older so it doesn't get an excellent review. Yes, friends of ours had issues with their rooms. We didn't have one single complaint about our stay. It was all for a wedding. Our room was very nice and updated. The front...

Thank chad12soccer
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The hotel is situated a a good walk from the water front, but some good pubs are very close. We went to the Plymouth pub just up the street, would highly recommend it. The hotel is clean but desperately needs updating, but that is reflected in the price. Free parking, WiFi, and breakfast are a nice plus.

Thank dentrac

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel is, without exception, a luxurious conference quality hotel. Located in the heart of downtown Erie, our exquisite ballrooms & smaller private rooms will accommodate 20 to 1000 for showers, concerts, receptions, conventions, meetings & much more! Whether you are looking for a modern traditional wedding, daily meetings with custom menus or overnight accommodations the Avalon is the place to be. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avalon Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 16 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16501 (Formerly Hotel Pure Avalon)
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: €64 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Avalon Hotel and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 187
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“Book somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles Cruisingrace, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I call hotel directly.”
 of 5 bubbles KayD11662, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pay the additional small amount for the superior room”
  • Note the damaged wall on the right.
  • Some rough spots, but overall an okay bathroom
 of 5 bubbles coasterlink, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ok for a cheap place to sleep but not worth the $95 it cost; should be more like $75.”
 of 5 bubbles edied2013, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“AVOID this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles marb_11, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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