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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is the worst place I have ever been, the room was dirty, party in the parking lot at midnight. Water and drain problems and bugs on the wall never again will I make this mistake. This place is in need of a good cleaning and get rid of the trash you have hanging around there.

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Thank Billie H
Windsor
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Do not even consider this hotel. We requested a non-smoking room which was useless because the whole place reeks of smoke. We stayed 3 nights and could not shower 2 of the days because the shower would not work. We were told that it was poor water pressure because " too many people were taking showers" . This was not... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Lets start off by saying that i only view hotels as a place to sleep for the night and go. I read the reviews and thought it couldn't be that bad. Let me say that I am a smoker. I always request a nonsmoking room because I travel with kids and do not smoke around them. This room/hotel even bothered... More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My mom n i came here for a relaxing girls wknd together. We enjoyed ourselves very much, we fell in love with the front desk guy Ted. He was absolutely AMAZING long as he's here we'll keep coming back

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Thank TinaBecca
Henderson, Maryland
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

checked in late, second floor,room 208 people in lobby eating, desk clerk said she was having a "family reunion" lots of noise in hall around 11pm. my daughter and I both felt a bit scared. thought about leaving but was afraaid to enter the hallway. security lock on the door was missing. thermostat control unit was very dirty and no... More 

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Thank MaryLOU630
Syracuse, NY
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

let me be fair this is a 2.5 star stay but if your a non smoker you might rank it 1.5 stars its seems to me a lot of weekly stayers are here and a lot of them smoke price was reasonable. not a bad neighborhood. i'm thinking either the curtains or carpets need replacing from the smoke. Plus's: Rooms... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We went for the weekend and we did not expect much. We were just looking for a room. We got there, no one was at the desk for about 10 minutes. We noticed a stack of state issued Ids laying around. Worried me some but whatever. They also advertise "weekly rates" well it's pretty obviously weekly stays are more like... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The hotel isn't a new or luxury hotel. The Economy Inn in Lancaster PA is a basic, good, honest, inexpensive, and friendly hotel to stay in the Lancaster area. When the front desk person said there would be hot coffee up front 24 hours a day he wasn't lying. No matter when, there was coffee when we wanted it. The... More 

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Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Ok, so let me start by saying, when we travel we don't expect the Ritz for the prices we are willing to pay. But we do expect a clean room, friendly service, and a neutral smelling motel. I booked on price line, even though I read the reviews, and just thought this would be like all the other times we... More 

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mary w, Manager at Economy Inn Lancaster, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you for the feedback. it does help us know where we fell short. we will correct the issues you have addressed. we did a major renovation this past winter as you saw. we painted all the rooms, replaced all bedding, replaced all lighting, redid the lobby with new carpeting and painting, repaved the entire parking lot, redid... More 

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Reviewed 23 May 2015

We did not expect a 4 or 5 star hotel, but we did expect 1. The room to be cleaned daily 2. The cups to be replaced daily 3. The towe s to be replaced daily and with the correct number of towels, hand towels and wash cloths. In our case it was only 2 4. The trash taken out... More 

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mary w, Manager at Economy Inn Lancaster, responded to this review

dear guest, thank you for the feedback but if you recall we did talk to each other while you were still at the property. you forgot to mention that we did comp your one night stay which was the highest rate paid. you were very happy with that and told us you will stay with us again. so I don't... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly Renovated Hotel. All rooms with new queen size beds with Non Smoking and Smoking rooms available. All Rooms with tub/shower combo. All rooms with satellite TV, mini Ref, telephones, free wifi, free wake-up service, free coffee in lobby, electronic keycard locks, interior corridor. Free parking onsite. Microwave available in lobby. Hotel located right in middle of Amish Country, Outlet Malls, Fine Restaurants. Easy access to major highways. Lancaster Convention Center 5 miles. Sight and Sound theater 3 miles, American Music Theater 2 miles. Outlet Malls 1 mile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Economy Inn Lancaster

Address: 2140 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602-1128
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lancaster
Price Range: $51 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Economy Inn Lancaster 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“it seemed the first floor had less of a smoker smell we were on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles RogerRamJetNY, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't Stay Here!!”
 of 5 bubbles 504shawni, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“the only problem was there was a car in the parking lot, that the alarm went off every 10 minutes on our second night.”
 of 5 bubbles mrsc978, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Stay someplace else, unless you're a smoker who doesn't mind a hot room.”
 of 5 bubbles sesuNY, 10 Jun 2013 | Read review
“There are no 'good rooms' here - sorry.”
 of 5 bubbles davebryant, 30 Aug 2012 | Read review
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