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Econo Lodge Urbandale
Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Urbandale
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Econo Lodge was just what we were looking for. We spent 5 nights there and couldn't have asked for better accommodations. We had a corner room on the 2nd floor. The room was super clean and David and the rest of the staff were constantly doing whatever they needed to do to make the guests feel welcome.We would not hesitate to recommend this place to anyone and i am returning soon for couple weeks because of My work.and got best deal for week.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review, 17 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.

We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional experience for our guests. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback.

Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be even more pleasant than the previous one.

Sincerely,

David Shah
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

this hotel very clean and very nice .breakfast is very good when you have your kids frontdesk staff very kindley and very helpful. couldn't ask for better. Just did not want to spend $100+ when we just needed a few hours of rest. Clean. Quiet. And Nice place

  • Stayed June 2014
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DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review, 17 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

David Shah
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Excellent service. Nice amenities. Great atmosphere and peaceful location. Staff are friendly and David the manager is a great guy and very helpful.upgraded to new room with great features. Very close to My work and interstate 35 and 80.would stay again.

  • Stayed March 2014
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DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review, 8 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.We very much appreciate.

David Shah
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Econolodge in Urbandale.
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

Stayed here as we passed thru, wintery, spontaneous stop late evening. Will NEVER stay here again. Property made me question if Econolodge Corp office EVER visits their properties and/or reads any of these ratings and feedback. I'd love for the CEO of Econolodge to stay here on an "Undercover Boss" episode. Furniture was outdated, bathroom had permanent stains, carpet appeared to be second-hand and not "barefoot friendly." And the bed... the bed...? The bed was like a slab of concrete!!!!! Because of the bed I asked for a different room shortly after we checked in, but was told there wasn't one available, even though the parking lot was pretty empty. If the carpet hadn't looked gross we would have pulled all the bedding onto the floor and slept there. We even looked under the matress to see if it was on plywood, but it was on a very solid boxsprings. Horrible night, absolutely no sleep. Next day we went back on the road and went about 4 hours before we had to stop for the next night because we were exhausted. TOTALLY AVOID THIS HOTEL. NEEDS A BULLDOZER...

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

Well, let me first say, the facility isn't what it once was, whatever it was. That being said, it was an adequate hotel for one night. I used a coupon from one of the Iowa hotel books and received the room at a fair price, and pretty much got what I paid for. Nothing frill or fancy, just a great nights sleep on a comfortable bed. Breakfast was minimal but if you want to, there are many places to eat in the Urbandale/Clive area. I'd stay here again if I could get the same deal, would not pay any more than the special price offered.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
Thank-you for your loyalty! We have recently upgraded all of our bedding packages to include all new pillows some firm and some soft. We also have all new bedthrow for our guest to enjoy. We look forward to your next visit with us!

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Draper, UT
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

Well, this was not what I had hoped for. It's a bit run-down, the place looks like it's seen better times for sure. The room was very dated, the linens and bedding were not in good shape at all. I am glad my wife wasn't with me because she would have not slept here.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

This hotel was a desperation stop. We were tired and didn't know where the next hotel would be (2 exits up the road!) The room was dirty, the chairs stained, the sheets ripped. The fans were so noisy, they could not be used, including the one in the bathroom. Even for $72 a night it was overpriced. I have no idea what the included breakfast included, as we chose not to find out!! Fruit loops and sugared flakes were the cereal on the counter. The coffee was undrinkable, and I can drink almost any coffee!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Econo Lodge Urbandale
Address: 10841 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322-2020 (Formerly Urbandale Inn)
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Region: United States > Iowa > Urbandale
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Urbandale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge Urbandale 1.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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Urbandale Days Inn
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