Stayed at this hotel Saturday June 16th into the 17th; from check in to check out the hotel was a nightmare! Finding the front desk is a feat in its own. You have to decipher the difference between the entrance of her home (attached to the hotel) and the actual hotel. After finally finding the front desk the woman was on the telephone offering an hourly rate for the hotel; later found out that a seedy strip club is located right next door and many of the "dancers" stay in this hotel. After arguing with the woman about various policies and such we finally got a dirty room key envelope that looked like it had been used 14 times over.
After keying our room (208) I literally had to slam my body into the door to open it. It smelled like dirty, moldy towels...please take a peak at the photos I am attaching of our 'lovely' room. We decided that the lovely pool we saw online would be an oasis from our disgusting room so we put on our suits and headed across the parking lot. A topless woman was swimming along with the owners children who live there and probably use the pool as their playground. As we approached, the smell of fertilizer and bad chlorine was overwhelming. I run a pool facility and when you can smell the chlorine at that level it means that the sanitizer in the chlorine has been used up. Needless to say we did NOT get in that water however, the pool deck area had a nice view of the strip club! (EW!)
We brought blankets in from our car and slept on top of the bed for fear of fleas or some sort of skin disease that we would most certainly obtain by sleeping under the sheets. The next morning while packing up my car I went to get back into my room and the room key was dead. I went to the front desk to fix it and was greeted by a sign saying "back in 60 mins". For the next hour I sat by my car waiting for the owner to come back. The housekeepers refused to help me; my dress for the wedding I was attending was left in there and it was the last thing I needed before heading off to our next destination. I could not believe that the owner would leave her facility completely unattended for an HOUR! When she finally arrived with her entire family and groceries in tow she didnt even acknowledge that I was waiting and took her sweet time getting me new keys. She tried taking my key card envelope, probably so she could use it again but I told her I was sending it to corporate. She muttered something in another language as I walked out; rude, NASTY woman.
BEWARE!! You may be solicited in this parking lot. I hope this hotel gets shut down as soon as possible
DO NOT STAY HERE!!!
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- Also Known As:
- Econolodge New Paltz
- Econo Lodge New Paltz
- Econo Lodge New York/New Paltz