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Econo Lodge Medical Center

This is a 1 star hotel in Houston
7905 S Main Street, Houston, TX, U.S.A.
Photo 1 - Econo Lodge Medical Center
Caring staff, good rates, free shuttle to Texas Medical Center, mixed room reviews
Pros 
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking, free shuttle to Texas Medical Center
  • Many guests praised the hotel's helpful and caring staff
  • The hotel's inexpensive rates were appreciated by several lodgers
  • Several reviewers liked the hotel's proximity to Texas Medical Center and Reliant Astrodome
Cons 
  • The hotel's breakfast was described as limited by some guests
  • Some lodgers reported dated decor and musty odours in their rooms
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Sep 19, 2013
Overview
Located about a 5-minute drive from Texas Medical Center, just north of Interstate 610, the Econo Lodge Medical Center is suitable for travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access, a free breakfast and a free shuttle to Texas Medical Center.

Each of this hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms is equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Some rooms also have coffeemakers and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, free coffee in the lobby, a business centre, free parking and a free breakfast. A free shuttle to Texas Medical Center is also available (please contact the hotel for details). Pets are not permitted.

Reliant Astrodome can be found about 15 minutes away on foot, while Shops at Kirby Drive are a 5-minute walk away. Downtown Houston is a 15-minute drive from the hotel and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is a 35-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 11, 2013)
The Good
Guest reviews consulted for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's staff, value and location.

Many lodgers praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as helpful, caring and attentive. One guest remarked, "What impressed me about this hotel is it's compassionate intention. The focus of this location is to serve patients and their families who are in Houston to receive treatment at the cancer medical centers".

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's value. They described the rates as inexpensive, budget friendly and good value for the money, and also cited the hotel's free shuttle to Texas Medical Center as adding to the hotel's worth.

The hotel's location was complimented by several reviewers. They found it to be close to Reliant Park, Houston Convention Center and Texas Medical Center.

The Bad
Guest critiques consulted for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's breakfast and rooms.

Some reviewers were disappointed with the hotel's breakfast. They described it as limited and cheap, with coffee and donuts only, and also mentioned there was no seating area for guests.

Although some lodgers found their rooms to be clean and comfortable, some patrons were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported worn decor and fixtures, musty smells and some cleaning issues.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #348 of 441 Houston hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 13 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 from 9 reviews.

The author called the hotel on September 11, 2013 to verify some information.

Guest Reviews

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87.03 USD - 0.00 USD Econo Lodge Medical Center
Rating:
7.1
Good
Ranking:
#18
Out of 400 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 7.1 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 2
No. of guest comments: 2
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #18 out of 400 hotels in Houston ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
Very quaint motel, clean close to where we needed it to be
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Verified Guest from Arnaudville, LA US rated Econo Lodge Medical Center 9 out of 10 on February 29, 2012
Sharon from Bell City, LA US rated Econo Lodge Medical Center 7 out of 10 on July 22, 2005

Amenities

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Econo Lodge Medical Center

  • High-speed Internet
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Microwave
  • TV
  • Photocopier
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet

User Contributed Info

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Category Accommodation and Food Services
Fax (713) 665-6679
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 0:00
General Amenities Breakfast Available
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 0:00
Number of Rooms 73
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Postal Code 77025
Room Amenities Air Conditioning | Telephone
Room Details Non-smoking rooms
Room Entertainment Cable Television
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 0:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 0:00
Telephone (713) 667-8200
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 0:00
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 0:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 0:00


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