We stayed at the Econo Lodge for two nights after a mix up with the hotel we had originally intended to stay at in downtown Bay City. Luckily the Econo Lodge were really helpful and accommodating. That's the one thing I take away from this stay - all the staff were friendly, they remembered and asked about our stay and were genuinely helpful which is a big plus from the indifferent hotel we had to deal with first.
The other reviews would probably put the fear fact in. It doesn't look that bad from the outside and they seem to be doing a lot of work refurbishing the inside - the halls look lovely. I hope the refurbishment continues into the bedrooms which look a little dated and tried - there's some chips in furniture, some stains. Nevertheless they are large and comfortable with all the facilities you would find in a typical motel. You even get a small patio/balcony area and sliding doors which is a nice touch.
Breakfast was provided for free and had a range of options - cereals, fruit, waffles, everything was fresh and plentiful. The motel is great for easy access onto i-75 but in honesty you don't notice any overly loud or annoying sound from being so close. Plus it's a quick drive away from both Bay City and Saginaw.
We'll certainly consider using the Econo Lodge on our future trips back to Bay City and I look forward to seeing the continued improvements.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Econolodge Bay City is one of the better hotel choices in Bay City. The amenities are first rate with very comfortable accommodations.Easy access on/off Interstate 75, exit 54 rooms with both interior and exterior entrances, and business class rooms, free incoming/outgoing faxes, and free continental breakfast with 3 kinds of cereals, orange juice, 24 hours coffee, donuts, muffins, honey bun, bread ,peanut butter, Bagels, Hot waffles. All rooms offer free high-speed Internet, free HBO and expanded cable, and free long distance calls in US. The hotel is located within walking distance to restaurants like The Bergers, McDonald, Burger King, Subway, etc., And few miles to several downtown restaurants, waterfront and shopping four miles. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Econo Lodge Bay City
- Bay City Econo Lodge