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Well-liked southwest Windsor budget hotel on Hwy 401 with free parking & private jacuzzis

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests said that they were likely to stay at this hotel again
Cons
  • A few guests complained about unpleasant smells in their rooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 17, 2015
Overview
This hotel is situated in a business park area (local businesses and a few restaurants) and is a 3-minute drive north of the E. C. Row Expressway. With no on-site restaurant or recreational facilities, this property may be well suited for guests looking for basic accommodations. This hotel is also suitable for travellers looking to access the University of Windsor (4-minute drive away).

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a hair dryer, air conditioning, a 25" TV and a mini-fridge. Microwaves are available for an additional fee of $10 per night. Select rooms also include a jetted tub. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two queen beds or one king bed. Some rooms may be accessed via an exterior corridor.

Free parking (with cold weather hook-ups) is available on site and pets are not permitted.

A free breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10 am.

Other on-site amenities include free newspapers, free coffee in the lobby and guest copy/fax service.

Ojibway Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve is 7 minutes away by car. Devonshire Mall (shopping centre) is a 9-minute drive away. Downtown Windsor, which features access to the Detroit tunnel, Caesars Casino, the Windsor Arena and a variety of nightlife options, is 11 minutes away by car. The Windsor International Airpoirt (YQG) is an 18-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on December 13, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10 am. Microwaves are available for an additional fee of $10 per night
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The Good
Many reviewers, of those sourced for this analysis, were content with their stay at this hotel. Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and a few guests said that they were pleasantly surprised by the quality of their room given the price they paid.

Many guests described their rooms as basic but clean and well maintained. While many guests agreed that their rooms were clean, a couple of reviewers were concerns about the cleanliness of the carpeting (see below for more details).

The staff were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as friendly, helpful and quick to provide information about the area.

Several guests found the location convenient for accessing the University of Windsor, restaurants and shopping.

Several reviewers said that they would recommend this property to friends and/or that they were likely to stay at this property again.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, many guests indicated that they were happy with their stay, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a couple of common concerns mentioned by some guests.

While many reviewers mentioned they found their rooms clean, a couple of reviewers complained about dirty carpeting.

A few reviewers complained about an unpleasant smell in their room. One reviewer described a "musky" smell, while another guest said that he smelled "stale" cigarette smoke.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.1 out of 5, with 94% of 49 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #26 out of 34 properties in Windsor, with an average score of 3 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on December 13, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10 am. Microwaves are available for an additional fee of $10 per night.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
5.9
Mediocre
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18 / out of 20
hotels in Windsor

Rated 5.9/10 based on 56 reviews

Ranked #18 out of 20 hotels in Windsor

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Map Marker Econo Lodge Windsor Ontario
2000 Huron Church Road, Windsor, ON