Bayfront Inn ex Rodeway Inn Erie

2540 West 8th Street16505ErieUSA
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About Bayfront Inn ex Rodeway Inn Erie

A short drive from I-79, Bayfront Inn ex Rodeway Inn Erie offers motel-style accommodations three miles from downtown Erie. The motel is within walking distance of Presque Isle State Park.

Air conditioned guestrooms come complete with cable TV, coffeemaker, and hairdryer. Some rooms also feature a refrigerator, microwave, and ironing facilities, while guests can book a room with a jetted tub. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.

Guests can take a refreshing dip in the seasonal outdoor pool. Free parking is provided.

Free coffee is available in the hotel lobby. 8th Street, where the motel is located, and 12th Street house a number of casual dining options for guests to choose from, including the popular Perkins Restaurant & Bakery.

Bayfront Inn ex Rodeway Inn Erie is a two-minute drive or 20-minute walk from Waldameer Park & Water World, while Gannon University is three miles away. Presque Isle Lighthouse, Splash Lagoon water park, and Erie Zoo are all within a 15-minute drive.


2540 West 8th Street, 16505, Erie, PA, USA
Telephone: +1(814)8382081 | Fax: +1(814)8387841 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 3:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Good location close to lake.

The motel is located a short drive from I-79 and within minutes of Presque Isle State Park, one of the best places to enjoy lake Erie’s beaches. Past guests have enjoyed the convenience of this location.

Friendly staff on hand.

Most guests have a kind word or two to say about the motel staff. Reports suggest that the manager is friendly and accommodating, and tries to remedy any problems that arise.

No further advantages reported.

So far, no other recent positive opinion has been expressed by guests about this motel.

Negative Reviews

Some repair work required.

Reports indicate that the motel or at least parts of the motel are not in the best condition. Past guests have suggested that repair work is in order, with broken fittings, damaged doors, and faulty appliances cited as areas for improvements. Unsubstantiated reports suggest that some rooms at the motel have undergone recent renovation.

Cleanliness can be a concern.

Although some guests are content with the cleanliness of their room, most report that rooms are not as clean as they would expect. In particular, guests are critical of grimy and mouldy bathrooms, as well as unpleasant odours that are said to resonate around the building.

Free Wi-Fi is unreliable.

According to reports, the motel’s complimentary Wi-Fi service is anything but reliable. Past guests report that the Wi-Fi is unusable in certain areas of the motel, while those that do manage to connect have complained about the signal dropping out regularly.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 25 reviews across the web
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6.2 out of 10 based on 25 reviews