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Econo Lodge

  • Excellent10%
  • Very good6%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible55%
  • 21 Aug 2018
    “Couldn't Even Sleep in the Bed”
  • 1 week ago
8820 S Hosmer Street, Building B, Tacoma, WA 98444-1839 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness centre
Multilingual Staff
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whatever you do please don't stay at the Econolodge Tacoma. This is an unsafe hotel. You can expect a stranger to get your room key and walk into your room or your clothes stolen by their staff members. They would even report you as checked...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank buenavi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most HORRIBLE place to stay! The moment I walked into my room I saw dirt on the floor. They had soap scum around their bathroom sink. AND when I left after 5 hours because their bed could not be slept in, becuase it was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

This was the worst motel i've ever stayed in by a long way. The carpet was so stained you couldn't tell what the colour was supposed to be. It was also damp underfoot so we had to wear our shoes all the time. The tv...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank HarryHammer
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is the worst! Carpet no vacuumed, needle on floor, smoke alarm detached from ceiling, room with heavy smoke smell although it's supposed to be non-smoking, chair torn, door difficult to open and close, no hair dryer and molds around bath tub. At breakfast, cream...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ppwl9751
Response from General M, Manager at Econo LodgeResponded 17 September 2018

I am very sorry you were not satisfied with your stay and want you to know that your feedback has been heard. We are workin very hard to make the improvements needed to ensure our guests have a great stay. We hope you will give...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

I didn't chose this hotel I was placed here by Choice Hotels after a fiasco with my previous hotel. When I walked into the room I was hit by a horrible smell of mold and Clorox. It was obvious that house keeping had tried to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Janita S
Response from General M, Manager at Econo LodgeResponded 27 August 2018

I am sorry you feel that way about your stay. I will be addressing your concerns to our Management Team to ensure quality service is at hand. I hope you give us another chance to make it up to you. Thank you for leaving a...More

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This Tacoma, Washington motel features an indoor pool and free WiFi access. Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium is 18 minutes' drive away. A daily continental breakfast is provided. A flat-screen cable TV, a More microwave and a refrigerator are offered in every air-conditioned room at Econo Lodge Tacoma. Free toiletries are also included. A fitness center and hot tub are offered at Econo Lodge Tacoma. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$50 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
King Oscar Motel Tacoma
Also Known As
King Oscar Hotel
Econo Lodge Tacoma, Washington
United States > Washington > Tacoma
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$50 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
King Oscar Motel Tacoma
Also Known As
King Oscar Hotel
Econo Lodge Tacoma, Washington
United States > Washington > Tacoma
Traveller (46)
Room & Suite (24)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Do not stay in this hotel"
16 Sep 2018
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"stay in the front"
3 Mar 2018
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"Check it carefully before accepting it"
14 Aug 2017
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"Don't stay there, ever."
5 Aug 2017
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