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Econo Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5707 Challenger Parkway, Fort Wayne, IN 46818-1713 (Formerly Lees Inn Fort Wayne)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this room because we were driving and only needed a place to take a shower and sleep before hitting the road the next morning. Shower mechanism was broken as well as the drainage apparatus in the tub. Kinda weird. The room also had some water damage by the window on the ceiling and sill, looking like big rusty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This hotel is a remodeled Lee's Inn. It will be one of the nicest Econo Lodges you'll stay in. Choice often buys smaller chains and remodels them into what they can. This Econo Lodge has large and clean rooms, a very nice pool, refrigerator and microwave. I suggest a suite as they are only a few dollars more. There are... More

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Martinsville, Indiana
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The room was large and comfortable. It would be perfect if it had a mini fridge and microwave oven. The bedding looked new and the room and the hotel had been remodeled. The bathroom was clean. The internet connection was fast and reliable. Breakfast was minimalistic (just the basic) and coffee was not good. But for the price, we thought... More

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Oscoda, Michigan
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18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a very nice hotel with very affordable prices. Ths is one of the best econo lodge we have ever stayed at. It was formerly a Lees Inn. When you walk in the lobby and see chandeliers you know this one is different. Very clean hotel in all areas including indoor pool and fitness room area. Pool towels were... More

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New Ulm, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Recently remodeled. New rugs, new paint job. Comfortable beds. No flat screen TV, but large screen was fine. Has a small indoor pool (no hot tub). Fast and free Internet. Adequate free breakfast. Good price with senior discount. Close to several places to eat. We'd certainly recommend this for the budget minded - or for anyone for that matter.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We had to leave on our trip early because of weather issues, so this was a last minute booking. Pleasantly surprised with the room. Very clean and nice. 2nd shift Desk staff woman not so much. Told her we had reservations and she started to look up our reservation and apparently had computers problems. She just stood there and stared... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

The attendant at the front desk was very nice.The area was not the greatest but it was one of the more decent lodges in the area.It looked like they were remodeling but there was absolutely no perks not even a ice machine or coffee pot.

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Greenfield Indiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Very reasonable rates, we booked through Expedia.com, very clean rooms, pool was a little cool but very clean and staff was very friendly and helpful. Hotel was quiet, beds were comfortable and my children fell fast asleep. I would book this hotel for our family again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I was pleased with the lobby and my room. I had my doubts but the room was clean. And that's number one on my list! The rooms need an upgrade. My only complaint is that there were no king rooms available, when I was told differently on the phone.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Pros: *spacious room *Beautiful laminent flooring, YOu dont see that in most hotels. *price COns: *professionalism needs improvement= work attire, hair, etc *front entrance way smelled smoky and dingy. It turned me off at first but the room made up for it. *the noise!!! omgosh...the tv room floor above us was so loud we didnt fall asleep.

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Address: 5707 Challenger Parkway, Fort Wayne, IN 46818-1713 (Formerly Lees Inn Fort Wayne)
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Location: United States > Indiana > Fort Wayne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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Lees Hotel Fort Wayne

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