BEWARE – SLEAZY SURCHARGE
Econo Lodge, 2480 Lucky Lane, Flagstaff, AZ
September 28, 2012
Yes, there is actually a $4.00 "surcharge" added to your bill in addition to the regular room rate. The Econo Lodge owner, Dino Duldson, claims "This is for utilities surcharges imposed by local utility supplier." When questioned regarding the charge he states it is added to the bill for use of lights, TV and water. Don't know about you, but I sort of expect a room to have at least lights and water. Maybe you could argue an adjustment if you don't flush the toilet and skip the shower?
Yes, he did remove the "surcharge" from the bill after a long dissertation that I have no idea what it takes to run a hotel... and my suggesting that while that is possibly so, I do know how and where to make my dissatisfaction known.
Aside from that, the place looks fairly decent from the outside... inside the rooms are starting to look tired and showing signs of wear and deferred maintenance.
Sorry Dino, but my next stay in Flagstaff will hopefully be at a motel that offers lights, TV and water in the room rate... and a little less sleazy billing practices.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This hotel is situated in Flagstaff, Arizona, only minutes from motorway I-40. Guests can experience this comfortable accommodation located a short distance from many of the area's top attractions.The Econo Lodge Flagstaff provides guests with easy access to explore much of the surrounding areas. The Navajo and Hopi Indian Reservations, the Painted Desert and the Petrified Forest are only a short drive away.We have 3 eating places: Denny's, Cracker Barrel, and Outback Steak House, in a 5 minute walking distance and a Super Walmart is located just a few hundred yards down Lucky Lane. Our all-year-open heated pool, hot tub, wet steam room, and dry sauna are all conveniently located on the first floor. Also, the work out room (treadmill and recumbent bike) overlooks the pool so that you can watch your kids swim while working out. Come stop by our hotel and ask to see one of the rooms. We will be happy to show you our cheapest single queen room to our larger, nicer King Suites. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Econolodge Lucky Lane
- Econo Lodge Flagstaff
- Flagstaff Econo Lodge
- Comfort Inn Lucky Lane Flagstaff, North America