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Econo Lodge

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5707 Challenger Parkway, Fort Wayne, IN 46818-1713 (Formerly Lees Inn Fort Wayne)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My grands passed away and we drove all the way from Texas -- and was told that the room was not available, after a bit of investigating, the room was booked with a different name. ( as i explained to the agent, the trip advisor app pulls out name information from your profile ) Agent was a bit snippy and... More 

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Vail, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going back for a graduation and chose this hotel because of our good luck with another Econo Lodge. This one was not the same. Even though it said it was newly remodeled, things did not work properly. Several outlets in the room did not have power. We also had difficulty with the lock on the door, so we... More 

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Courtney D, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Ken, I want to thank you for choosing our property when coming into town for commencement. We greatly appreciate you choosing us and apologize for your experience. As you stated and I can confirm that we are doing our best to make improvements to our facility. Our team is working hard to ensure that our facility is in... More 

Kingston, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

First time at this hotel. It was very clean and fresh. Excellent room for a great price. The front desk staff was very friendly and courteous. The breakfast was OK - nothing to rave about, but fresh. The fireplace in the middle of the breakfast room is a nice touch. Very cozy. The indoor pool was very good - no... More 

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Washington, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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New Lebanon, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Chose this hotel because it was a former Lee's Inn. Facility was still pleasant in design but the hotel is showing age. Complimentary breakfast was thinner than any other hotel I've encountered of late, consisting of donuts, donut holes, some bagels and some cereal. Not even a banana. Room layout was weak: no power outlets at desk, and the entry... More 

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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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