Clean, Comfy and Convenient! A review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
The hotel is located very close to many shopping and entertainment areas-The Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum is easily within walking distance, so you will be very close to lots of great activities.
The room we had (#101) resembled a small apartment with a full kitchen; it had a small refrigerator, a microwave, a coffeepot, a small stove that even had a little oven! And, there were dishes provided, along with some dish soap!
There was a Jacuzzi in a small area between the kitchen and the bath opposite of the beds (there was no exhaust fan over the tub, so the whole room would be humid after you used it), and a nice electric fireplace. The fireplace didn't provide very much heat at all-it's mainly for show, but it sure made a nice atmosphere!
The beds were clean, perfectly made and MARVELOUSLY comfortable! These were some of the best motel beds I've slept in....my aching back was very appreciative!
The bathroom was the only thing we didn't like much-it was small, cramped and dark-the light above the sink was out, so all we had was the ugly, unflattering yellow ceiling light.
In an earlier review it was mentioned the motel had just undergone a renovation...it must have been an exterior only renovation, because the room's furnishings looked a bit dated-I noticed the couch didn't match the bespreads (I know this is but a small nuisance, but it ruined the living room's look...) and the bathroom's flooring and lighting needed updating.
One note about the high speed internet-the motel does offer wireless internet service, but it is not accessable from all rooms-my boyfriend spent an hour with the very helpful front desk clerk trying to figure out why his laptop would not connect from our room, but would connect in the office. So, if internet access from your room is vital, please be sure to mention that when you check in.
Our room was a bit noisy, since it faced the pool and a fairly busy street-not to mention, you could hear people walking and running up and down the halls above late into the night and early in the morning. If you got a room upstairs away from the pool area, it would be much quieter.
The staff is very friendly-this is a family owned motel, and they do their best to make sure the guests are happy-and they were happy to have us stay with them.
Overall, I do reccomend this motel-and we will be returning.