Econo Lodge Inn & Suites is a pet friendly location that is near the Montgomery Zoo, the Shoppes at EastChase and Alabama State University.
Each of the ensuite rooms at this hotel includes amenities such as a hairdryer, desk and tea and coffee making facilities. They also come with an ironing set, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV. Some special suites provide extra features that include sofa beds, sitting areas, refrigerators and microwaves.
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites provides a business centre as well as a meeting space for up to 50 attendants. Other hotel perks include an outdoor seasonal pool, fitness centre and laundry facilities.
Hot breakfast bar is offered each day for visitors staying at the hotel.
The leisure hotel with free parking is close to MHAFB–Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Civil Rights Memorial Center, Riverwalk Stadium, Millbrook Civic Center and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.
Guests remarked if you're looking for a place to sleep for the night, and little else, this location was perfect. Along with not being too expensive, it also conveniently located by I-65 for those who are travelling on to other locations beyond Montgomery.
Nearby Off-Site Amenities
Visitors enjoyed the fact that this hotel is located near restaurants so they didn't have to search too far for food. Guests also mentioned that it's near gas stations if you need to fill up before going along on your journey.
Free Breakfast Suits the Purpose
Guests stated that they enjoyed the free breakfast. It went beyond the standard Continental breakfast since it provided hot items. Guests commented that the taste ranged anywhere from acceptable to great.
Housekeeping Isn't Paramount Here
Visitors mentioned that the hotel could use quite a bit of cleaning. They cite issues such as dirty walls and carpets, stained furniture, overflowing public garbage cans and an overall lack of cleanliness. Others commented on wrinkled sheets, cobwebs on air conditioners and stained bathrooms. In short, a deep clean from bottom to top would be in order based on visitors' remarks.
Father Time Takes His Toll
Guests commented that the hotel is looking pretty old. Visitors mentioned things such as doors that would lock or close completely and sinks that leak. Others cited tub surrounds that are pulling from the wall and bedspreads with cigarette burns. Thermostats that didn't work properly and toilets that continually run were also issues. Essentially, the hotel needs a considerable amount of maintenance.
Staff Could Do Better
Visitors mentioned that the staff isn't very friendly at this location. They mentioned that they lacked guest service skills and came off as being rude and unhelpful.
Computer with Internet
WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi in public areas
Hand sanitizer provided
Online check in/check out
Wellness / Spa
Free WiFi (rooms)
Hand sanitizer provided
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