Econo Lodge - Bay City

ex. Valu Inn

6285 Westside Saginaw Rd, Bay City, MI, United States, 48706show map
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Overview

The 2-star Econo Lodge is set about 4.9 km from Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum. Econo Lodge welcomes guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1979.

The venue is 4.6 km away from Roosevelt Park . The distance between Bay City city center and the property is 7 km.

Econo Lodge can be reached in a 20-minute drive from MBS International airport.

Rooms

There are 54 guestrooms featuring lower floors queen room, king room and queen room equipped with Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe, cable television, a patio and a sitting area. Room facilities include a microwave, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

American specialties are served at Berger's Family Restaurant, which is 300 meters away.

Services

Aside from free self parking and a luggage storage, guests can make use of medical service, laundry and wake up service.

Relax

Various activities, including boating, hiking and golf, are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   54.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room features

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 16 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
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Airports
Gladwin (GDW)38.8 mi
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Reviews
6.0
GoodBased on  20  reviews
  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very friendly staff, walking distance to several restaurants, best of all free continental breakfast and free high speed internet

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Nothing

    It was dirty, it smelled of stale cigarette smoke and half of the electrical outlets did not work. Another rooms toilet had flooded into the hallway sometime throughout the night leaving the hall smelling of urine and all the staff did was put up a wet floor sign. Would not recommend staying here!!

  • 6.2
    Good

    the price plus the refrigerator and microwave oven.

    The room wasn't very clean. The bathroom was horrible especially the bathtub. Didn't take a shower because of how bad the bathtub was.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Location was excellent, excellent wi-fi

    Pool would be nice

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Price only

    Everything had a general odor of mildew because it's in a fairly advance state of dilapidation. All the available a/c units are beyond repair. Rugs in the halls and rooms are dirty and threadbare, plumbing fixtures are outdated and leaking. The pool is closed, and doesn't seem to have been in operation for years based on the weeds thriving in the protective cover. Other than flimsy bar preventing the opening of the sliding glass door, there was no lock from the room to the outside.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    location and value

    non-locked entry doors

  • 4.0
    Guest rating

    I guess if you just need a bed it's OK.

    People asked if they rented by the hour! If that says anything about the Inn.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Good location, close to Interstate.

    Decor is very very plain; strange stuffy odor; lack of fresh air in halls and lobby area.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    We come from Dayton Ohio and end in Les Cheneaux Michigan. It's an economical, comfortable stop to break up our trip. We are able to park our truck/boat behind the 7/11 and it works just fine. See you next year.

    This time we stayed in a non-smoking room and it smelled of cigarette smoke and the bathroom light was on it's way out (flashing). Minor things really but the smoke smell was a little irritating considerating the warnings. The man at the desk was concerned about our compliants.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Valu Inn has a great price that is tough to beat for its location. The rooms are comfortable and clean, the bathrooms are clean, and the continental breakfast is very convenient.

    The hot water in the shower took a few minutes to turn on, but it was there. I'll have to remember for next time to give it a few minutes.

  • 6.6
    Good

    reasonably priced, close to where I had to be early the next morning. Room was clean.

    The entry way area into the hotel had a "musty" smell. The remote for the tv only allowed you to go up to change channels,not down and not able to enter the channel number to change it either. The "congtinental breakfast was very skimpy. Only "hot food" was instant oatmeal or a bagel. No frest fruit or yogart either.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The price was what we were looking for, something reasonably priced, a place to sleep and get on the road first thing in the morning. This is an older establishment- seemed to be clean.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Wasnt there even 24 hours, just slept there. Checked in late and left eary so I can't give an honest opinion.

    The smell in the hallways gave me the idea that it was an old hotel that wasn't used much and was musty. The room itself did not smell and was more than I expected for the price.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The price was incredible for what you got. They offer free breakfast and Internet to guests. They're also very flexible and friendly. They responded very well to my requests. I never felt as though I was in harm or any discomfort while staying here.

    The maid doesn't speak English very well. There's also a persistent smell in the lobby that is somewhat unpleasant.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Our room was filthy, if it hadn't been so late, I would have left for another location.

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Highlights
6
GoodBased on  20 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 16 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Gladwin (GDW)38.8 mi
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