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"Loose toilet seat. A hole by bathroom floor. Kinda unnecessary for full size refrigerator in our room!! No security hook on door. Just dead bolt to lo ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 22 Dec 2019

Hotel Description

Enjoy free breakfast at this Gastonia motel

Near the airport

At this Gastonia motel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Rankin Lake Park and 3 miles (5 km) of Gastonia Farmers Market. Little Theater of Gastonia and Arts on Main are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free perks

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. There's a seasonal outdoor pool on site, and a 24-hour front desk and express check-out are also provided.

Free WiFi, LED TVs

The soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and free local calls. LED TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include desks and free toiletries.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$70* Per night/room May 9 - May 10

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Econo Lodge ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 1.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Econo Lodge

Everyone (2) Couples (1) Family (2)
3 out of 5
Loose toilet seat. A hole by bathroom floor. Kinda unnecessary for full size refrigerator in our room!! No security hook on door. Just dead bolt to lock door!! Broken security latch!!

Posted by , from Elizabethtown NC on Dec 22, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 23, 2019 by Manager

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding our room and comments about our toilet. Thank you for choosing our hotel. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5
Front desk staff friendly n room look so neat.......

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 30, 2019 by Manager

We sincerely appreciate your valued business and thank you for taking the time to rate your stay. It was wonderful to have you and we would like to invite you back the next time you are in the area.

3 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 21, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 21, 2019 by Manager

We really appreciate you taking the time to rate your experience with us. Please come stay with us again on your next visit to the area.

3 out of 5

OK Hotel, but could use improvement!

Pros: Friendly staff.
Cons: Noisy outside Trucks & traffic were bothersome. Noisy showers from other rooms (maybe getting sound-proofing would help.
Location: Poor location: Near noisy highway and very difficult to get to! We weren't interested in staying in town so have no comment about things to do.
Access is very difficult! Quite noisy during sleeping hours: (9:00 pm - 6:00 am). Linen, towels, etc. were OK but not as great as we usually like. Reasonably priced - but not as well supplied as we'd like. Quite Clean at first appearance, but not so clean under the beds & furniture. We managed to sleep fairly well, but could have been better. Our primary desire is to sleep Very Well in a Quiet, Clean Room. Personally, we don't expect to return another time.

Posted by , from NH/FLA on Dec 14, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 18, 2015 by Kay

Dear Guest, Thank you for your honest feedback. We do apologies in regards to noise from outside traffic. We will try to clear out the other issues in the room. Thank you Management

1 out of 5

Waste of money!

Cons: unsafe, in disrepair
We pulled thru and kept on going. This place was a dump! I can never get my money back, but it looked anything but safe and clean. People were sitting outside in front of their rooms cooking food on little hibachi grills, curtains looked ragged and torn, peeling paint, the pool was nonexistent, patio furniture was rusted and topsy turvey, weeds, overgrown and looked completely in disrepair. We checked into one of the two other hotels that were next to it. It was so long ago that I've forgotten which one, but I would NEVER stay in this particular hotel unless I suddenly became a homeless vagrant!

Posted by , from MS on Feb 3, 2011

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. Free breakfast is available daily. The business-friendly Econo Lodge also features a seasonal outdoor pool, laundry facilities, and express check-out. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Gastonia motel.

  • 1 floor
  • 100 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1984
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) (27.4 km / 17 mi)
  • Train station: Gastonia Station (5 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking, extended parking, and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Econo Lodge offers 100 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. 32-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are not cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Choice)
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: USD 15.00

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Red Carpet Inn Gastonia
  • Red Carpet Inn Motel Gastonia
  • Red Carpet Inn Gastonia Charlotte West Motel
  • Red Carpet Inn Charlotte West Motel
  • Red Carpet Inn Gastonia Charlotte West
  • Red Carpet Inn Charlotte West
  • Econo Lodge Motel Gastonia
  • Econo Lodge Gastonia
  • Econo Lodge Motel
  • Econo Lodge Gastonia
  • Econo Lodge Motel Gastonia

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.