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Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

This hotel has a decent reviews, so we booked it from Hotwire while we were at a baseball tournament in Austin. When we got there at four in the afternoon, they said we had booked a smoking room. Nowhere in any of the reservation did I find it saying we had booked a smoking room, but they said that was...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

The first impression of the hotel it's not bad at all. Appeared well kept and recently renovated. New flat screen tv in the breakfast area and in the foyer. Then just turn your head to see the gaping hole in the ceiling tiles from..a water leak? We got room 137, this place should be shut down if all off the...

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Very friendly people and quite accomodating. This hotel was just what we were looking for...clean and comfortable. Would absolutely stay here again. A great value for the money. We were pleased to see this hotel does allow dogs for a small additional fee.

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Michigan
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I usually avoid Econo Lodges but this one had good reviews and it was late and I was driving in an hours long rainstorm so gave it a try. Yes, the owner is very friendly and willing to help. Looks like a turnaround situation is underway but there were certain things that should be taken care of like the non-patterned...

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Reviewed 12 June 2015

We had stayed in the same building several years ago and hated the experience. We saw that it had become Econo Lodge and since it was the closest motel to my families home, we decided to try it again. We had a room with a King size bed. It was very comfortable and also clean. The toilet was a little...

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Nick P, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Zeeone, Thank you for taking the time to complete online survey regarding your recent stay at Econo Lodge. Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations. I’ll have our staff looking into the Toilet and wall paper issue and correct it if there is any problem. Again, thank you for your time...

Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Booked on Expedia on the way to the black hills. Very affordable clean rooms with a nice continental breakfast. Owner snd his wife were very friendly and helpful. Lobby was very well kept and clean. Called and booked direct on the retun trip home as well.

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Nick P, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gurts, Thank you for your review of our hotel and your recent stay here. It is a pleasure to hear such nice things about our hotel and staff. We appreciate your business and hope to see you in the near future! Regards, Econo Lodge 3303 W. Oakland Ave Austin, MN 55912 507-437-7774

Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We booked this hotel for one night to sleep only while travelling onto the Black Hills of SD. We did not need anything fancy - just a clean place to sleep. It is sort of scary looking as you pull in - and the driveway has potholes, etc. It is dated inside and out. We cannot complain - we simply...

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Nick P, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Antonette, Thank you for taking the time to complete online survey regarding your recent stay at Econo Lodge. Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations. I’ll have our staff looking into the issue and correct it if there is any problem. Again, thank you for your time and valuable feedback. We...

Apple Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Was wanting to stay at Holiday Inn but it was full. This looked affordable. Located in a bad area, not close to where I needed to be- off by itself. Old buildings and lots of old cars beside it, and a strange house is next to it with lots of cars. Building is really in need of updating. Has strange...

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Nick P, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kandy, Thank you for taking the time to complete online survey regarding your recent stay at Econo Lodge. Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations. I’ll have our staff looking into the issue and correct it if there is any problem. Again, thank you for your time and valuable feedback. We...

Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Older building but recently updated, clean friendly and quiet place you stay for the night. Owners are very accommodating. Comfortable bed, we will return, and we recommend this motel, don't pass it buy for the price its pretty nice.

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Nick P, Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review of our hotel and your recent stay here. It is a pleasure to hear such nice things about our hotel and staff. We appreciate your business and hope to see you in the near future! Regards, Econo Lodge 3303 W. Oakland Ave Austin, MN 55912 507-437-7774

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

Okay, I was tired after a long drive. I disputed the dog policy, saying that additional charges hadn't been mentioned when I booked the hotel. The manager got very angry, saying that all hotels charged for dogs and that the charges were mentioned on the Econo-lodge website (both untrue). I mentioned that I would post a review about this on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Excellent location on I90 at Exit 175. Easy On, Easy Off. Less than one mile to SPAM museum. Econo Lodge in Austin, MN near the SPAM Museum Located in Austin, MN - known as Spam Town USA and home to the SPAM Museum and the popular Space Jam festival - the pet-friendly Econo Lodge(R) is close to many points of interest, including: Hormel Foods International Corporate Headquarters The Hormel Institute University of Minnesota Research Unit Austin Municipal Airport Packer Areana Paramount Theatre We are also a short drive from the Austin arts district. Our amenities include: Free wireless high-speed Internet Free coffee Free parking Access to fax and copy services All guest rooms feature microwaves and refrigerators. Some rooms include a whirlpool bath tub. This Econo Lodge hotel cares about the environment and has taken active steps to support green hotel practices. Its perfect location and convenient access to area attractions make the Econo Lodge a great place for business and leisure travelers in the Austin, MN area. Book a room with us today, we look forward to your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 3303 W Oakland Ave, Austin, MN 55912-1288
Region: United States > Minnesota > Austin
Price Range: $91 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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“Some sections have smoking rooms so if your not a smoker ask for something further away from those rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 127, king bed and right off the lobby and next to breakfast room, was very quiet and easy for luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles thbergs, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are 2 floors. I did not see an elevator so you may want to call and double check on that if you have issues with stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles antonettew, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“have nice large king rooms with fridge and microwave”
 of 5 bubbles donnabZ737ET, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Stay at another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles uglykidjoe67, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
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