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Econo Lodge South

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Nice staff, decent location but the room wasn't very clean and smelled like smoke.

Well in general you get what you pay for. Honestly next time I'll dish out the the thirty dollars extra for either wingate or candle wood suited.

Clean rooms, friendly staff. Somewhat open, so doesn't feel very secure. Only gripe was that the coffee maker in the room didn't work, and they didn't have a replacement available.

All anyone needs for a nice place to stay, without frills!

The room was neat and clean. Its extra amenities such as microwave fridge and coffee pot made our stay even better than we had hoped. Access to a computer was a nice surprise too. The continental breakfast provided each day was truly enjoyable. Best hotel stay I have had at such a great rate. Thank you [...]and Econolodge. Personnel was kind and courteous as well.

The hotel was clean. It was nothing fantastic but for the price it was decent. I was attending an orientation at NC State and it was near enough yet not priced like the hotels directly downtown. The staff tried to be helpful but were not great on giving directions. I wil be shopping around again soon and if the price is right at least I will know what to expect.

I enjoyed staying at this hotel, its very clean and the staff is very friendly

The hotel was very clean and enjoyed staying there.

I was expecting to have internet access. The room had no access.

The Econo Lodge was very clean and located close to everything one would need. The beding was nice and comfortable. There are restaurants right across the street. The employees were nice. Just check the expiration date on the yogurt.

Check-in was very easy at the Econolodge and it was convenietly located. However, the room had a bad odor. This dissipated quite a bit when I turned on the air conditioning. This is not surprising since it was about 100 degrees during my stay. I tried to leave the air conditioning on low so I wouldn't return to an oven but the cleaning staff turned it off. Consequently, I decided to keep the do not disturb sign on so the room would be bearable.

The Econo Lodge South in Garner, NC suited my needs perfectly. It was quiet and was convenient to Raleigh and Cary. I would stay there again.

Econo Lodge South was somewhat disappointing. The rooms were clean and adequetly sized for 2 people. The pool wasn't much larger than our bathroom (it's more like a large jacuzzi)and is located in the shade of the building after 1pm. DO NOT BOOK if you plan on spending any family fun time down at the pool. I was also disappointed that the last two days of our stay, we were without hot water and needed to take cold showers. One day, is understandable (accidents happen), but I would expect that a busy hotel would spare no expense to remedy the problem as quickly as possible. When I had to take another cold shower the next morning, I was extremely disappointed. They did send me a $20.00 check for 2 days of inconvenience and offered a 20% discount if I choose to try again.

1602 Mechanical Blvd Garner NC

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour fitness center

Econo Lodge South places you within a 10-minute drive of North Carolina Theatre and The Acorn. This 62-room motel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like a 24-hour fitness center and free in-room WiFi. Historic Yates Mill County Park is also nearby.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6 AM to 9 AM.


Rooms

All of Econo Lodge South's 62 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including sofa beds, microwaves, and refrigerators. Guests can expect 37-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers are other standard amenities.


Property features

Renovated in 2015, Econo Lodge South offers a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. If you decide to drive, there's free parking. The 24-hour front desk has staff always at the ready. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Smoking

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Econo Lodge South

Business (2) Couples (2) Family (4) Friends (3) Other (2)
3

it was ok

Families

Nice staff, decent location but the room wasn't very clean and smelled like smoke.

By on Oct 5, 2015

3

hotel

BusinessTravelers

Well in general you get what you pay for. Honestly next time I'll dish out the the thirty dollars extra for either wingate or candle wood suited.

By on Feb 20, 2015

4

decent room

Families

Clean rooms, friendly staff. Somewhat open, so doesn't feel very secure. Only gripe was that the coffee maker in the room didn't work, and they didn't have a replacement available.

By on May 14, 2013

4

nice, clean, friendly, and comfortable bed!

GetawayWithFriends

All anyone needs for a nice place to stay, without frills!

By on Oct 25, 2011

4

seeing my daughters future home-ncsu

Families

The room was neat and clean. Its extra amenities such as microwave fridge and coffee pot made our stay even better than we had hoped. Access to a computer was a nice surprise too. The continental breakfast provided each day was truly enjoyable. Best hotel stay I have had at such a great rate. Thank you [...]and Econolodge. Personnel was kind and courteous as well.

By on Jul 31, 2011

3

a place to rest

Singles

The hotel was clean. It was nothing fantastic but for the price it was decent. I was attending an orientation at NC State and it was near enough yet not priced like the hotels directly downtown. The staff tried to be helpful but were not great on giving directions. I wil be shopping around again soon and if the price is right at least I will know what to expect.

By on Jul 29, 2011

4

it was a very nice hotel

GetawayWithFriends

I enjoyed staying at this hotel, its very clean and the staff is very friendly

By on Jul 11, 2011

4

it was a very nice hotel

GetawayWithFriends

The hotel was very clean and enjoyed staying there.

By on Jun 28, 2011

2

just what i expected

Couples

I was expecting to have internet access. The room had no access.

By on Nov 18, 2009

4

great location

BusinessTravelers

The Econo Lodge was very clean and located close to everything one would need. The beding was nice and comfortable. There are restaurants right across the street. The employees were nice. Just check the expiration date on the yogurt.

By on Dec 7, 2008