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Econo Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1201 Hawkeye Ave., Le Mars, IA 51031 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn / Le Mars)
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Le Mars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014
Matt_in_Minn Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend. Check in was fine, friendly staff. The building is old and in need of updating. The pool was out of service as the pipes broke a few days earlier. The free breakfast included a waffle maker... this kitchen appliance was probably the highlight of the facility. I guess the price is... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I stay in Choice properties on a regular basis and this is by far the worst I have encountered. The parking lot was dirty, the corridors smelly and the rooms were clean but not great! Towels were thin. I have stayed at Econo in other places and enjoyed the property--not this one! Internet was so-so. Back "security" door to property... More

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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

It was our last night of a long emergency road trip & already into the evening hours, so didn't want to pay big bucks for a nicer motel. We've had good luck with other Econolodges in the past. It looked good enough from the street & the lobby appeared clean & tidy. The check-in lady was very pleasant & efficient.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We pre-paid for 4 nights and notified them in advance that we would be checking in around 3 am. When we arrived, they could not get the computer to accept our checkin, but it showed us as a "no-show". They asked us to contact the website we used to reserve the room for corrections. They never responded to me. Upon... More

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Fonda, Iowa
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Founds the Econo Lodge to be an efficiently run hotel with good service and nicely prepared rooms. The continental style breakfast was well thought out and appropriate for the traveler. Good parking and affordable. Most of all, the folks there are friendly and helpful.

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San Francisco, CA
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228 reviews 228 reviews
15 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Right near Walmart in the south of town, lots of parking for big trucks and horse trailers. Clean, well serviced double queen beds, smallish bath, very clean. Helpful front desk staff. The feature that the kids enjoyed most was the pool and hot tub area. After a day in the heat and dust, it was a pleasure to relax in... More

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

It's not fair to call America's budget chain motels "average". Try traveling to Europe and you'll find out that the "average" budget chain motel in the U.S. is pretty dang good! And, thus it is with this Econo Lodge. In this case "average" is a high compliment. My rating for this Econo Lodge is "average", but that means GOOD! because... More

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Sioux Falls
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have stayed at this motel twice. Both times my room was clean and comfortable. Staff was friendly and courteous. Very Professional. Night staff made me fill welcome and the morning staff asked me how my stay was. The breakfast was more than I expected. Plenty to eat. Was restocked twice while I was eating. I travel regularly and I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

I will most likely come back to this hotel the next time I am in town!! Such an amazing place. The people are great with making sure you get what you need and they also make sure your stay will be perfect. Everyone is do friendly an open to help you with anything and everything! The rooms are really nice,... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

A family member booked this hotel for us and after reading some recent reviews, I wasn't sure what we were going to find especially with cleanliness. However the room, beds, and bathroom were clean. The breakfast was average. The staff was friendly. The only disappointment was the pool area was closed which, when traveling with a family, the pool is... More

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Also Known As:
Super 8 Le Mars
Super Eight Le Mars
Le Mars Super 8
Le Mars Super Eight
Econo Lodge Le Mars, Iowa
Address: 1201 Hawkeye Ave., Le Mars, IA 51031 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn / Le Mars)
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Location: United States > Iowa > Le Mars
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Le Mars
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
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