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Econo Lodge Vernon

8.2 | Very Good
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Good value downtown Vernon hotel with indoor pool, hot tub and suites with a kitchenette

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • The hotel's location was found to be close to highway access, restaurants and shopping
  • Several lodgers were satisfied with the hotel's reasonable rates
Cons
  • Some guests found the free breakfast to be limited and unappealing
  • A few reviewers complained of noise transfer during their stay
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 4, 2014
Overview
Located along Highway 97 and about a 2-minute drive from Vernon's city centre, the Econolodge Vernon (formerly the Hillside Plaza Inn) is geared towards road travellers who prefer a well-priced, centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, an indoor pool, extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk and a hair dryer. Microwaves are available upon request, as are rooms with a separate bedroom and a kitchenette. All rooms are non-smoking. 

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, guest laundry, a free continental breakfast and free parking. Pets are not permitted and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Vernon Square Shopping Centre is about a 5-minute walk away, while Atlantis Water Slides Park can be found 7 minutes away by car. Kekuli Bay Provincial Park is roughly a 15-minute drive from the hotel and Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is a 30-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: December 15, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms, location and rates.

The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as friendly, efficient, helpful and accommodating.

Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's accommodations. They described their lodgings as clean, modern, quiet, spacious, updated and well equipped, with comfortable beds. A few patrons complained about their rooms, however (see below).

The hotel's location was convenient for several travellers. They described it as easily accessible and close to downtown Vernon, highway access, restaurants, shopping and Denny's.

Several lodgers were satisfied with the hotel's rates. They found them to be reasonable, great and budget friendly.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the free breakfast and noise transfer.

Some lodgers were disappointed with the hotel's free breakfast. They described it as limited, unappealing and "skimpy", with a small eating area.

A few guests complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported noisy in-room air conditioning, as well as street noise and noise from guests coming and going in the hallways.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8 out of 10 from 46 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with a 96% recommendation rate from 28 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #7 of 19 Vernon B&B and Inns with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 9 reviews.

The author called the hotel on December 15, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 8.2/10 based on 272 reviews

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4100 32nd Street, Vernon, BC