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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At time of reservation we ask if pool and hot tub were in service. When we arrived, pool and hot tub close and according to the employee it is down for a long time. The smell in front lobby if can call that a lobby was so strong. We traveled with a dog. Only option to for us. No phone,...

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Clay Michigan
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Don't even consider this place , You have been warned ,it shouldn't even be open ! Walked into our room and turned around couldn't even stay here ask the manager for a refund , he told me since I went thru Priceline I would have to go thru them for a refund , contacted Priceline and they contacted the Manager...

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Thank Roy R
Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It was worse that I thought it would be. I've stayed at Econo Lodge's in the past when traveling on a budget and this was by far the worst one I've been to. The wall paper was peeling in several areas, no molding in the bathroom exposing the wood, dried blood stains on both the sheets and comforter, stains all...

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1Thank Kelsey K
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 September 2016

• No room phone, just the wire laying there. • No television • Internet service was down at the entire lodge • Dirty towels from previous guests still hanging on the door • Bathroom full of mold • Bed blankets filthy, dirty, body odor and the stench of 20 years of cigarette smell • Pillows and pillow cases; filthy and...

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Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Lights not working, phone not working, mold in shower, toilet leaking, no cover on fan, on and on and on. Pictures were off the wall, refrigerator was dirty inside. I would not recommend that anybody stay at this hotel. I can't believe that they are allowed to keep their franchise through Econo Lodge and Choice Hotels. We called Choice Hotels...

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Thank Patricia H
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We rented a room here during Labor Day weekend since most of the other places were already booked. We pulled into the parking lot and were horrified. The outside of the hotel is not at all what the pictures look like on the website. I was so embarrassed. We walked inside and it smelled awful. The breakfast area is just...

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Thank lc0te
Wichita
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 4 nights while attending the Michigan HOG Rally. This place is a dump. The pool, sauna, and ice machine are broken and have been for several years according to the manager although they advertise these amenities on line. The room was dirty- dust curls on the headboard, dirty tub, and mold in the bathroom tub unit. The vent...

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Thank Marian K
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My fiancé and I decided to meet my mom and aunt in Petosky Labor Day weekend and they had booked this place the week before. After checking out the location and website, if we could have found a different place to stay the day of, we would have. The TV and phone are non-functional. There is broken windows, screens, and...

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Wichita
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I travel well over 25,000 miles in the US per year, all covered by motel stays. We possess a Choice Privileges Card, and have generally had good service from the chain. Our room in this motel was dirty and damaged. The pool and hot tub were both inoperable. There were screens hanging from the windows. As we...

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Thank William P
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 23 August 2016

First thing wrong is the check-in. There is a pool off the check-in lobby that is a nasty color of green. Leaves you with a wonderful first impression of the motel even if it isn't open for use. Next you drive around to go to your room and walk up a set of stairs that are literally rusting out. You...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Econo Lodge South

Address: 1859 S US Highway 131, Petoskey, MI 49770-8338
Region: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Price Range: $45 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Petoskey
Petoskey Econo Lodge
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“no in room coffee, no working phone not worth it even free”
 of 5 bubbles brownco8, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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