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Econo Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3503 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601 (Formerly Knights Inn Hays)
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Ranked #5 of 15 hotels in Hays
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 1 night at this hotel. We were originally going to Salina, KS to spend the night but all of the hotels there were really expensive. Hays is about an hour from Salina. The hotel was OK i would not want to stay several days here. The breakfast was a typical hotel breakfast. The hotel staff was nice and... More

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Prescott, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything was clean, the bed very good, and it was quiet. First impressions were that the place looked quite old upon driving up to the motel. That impression quickly changed when we saw that it was clean, the carpet on the stairs, hallways and in the room was in very good condition and room was of reasonable size with microwave... More

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the thorough review of our hotel. Reviews like yours are very helpful for TripAdvisor readers...and they help direct new clientele to us. Yes, you're right about our breakfast. We have recieved high praise about our breakfast from most of our customers. We hope you'll be back to see us again soon. More

Columbia, Missouri
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136 reviews 136 reviews
15 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived after midnight and the desk clerk was very helpful. They did not have any single king rooms left for the night, but he upgraded us to a "suite" at no charge. The room was extremely outdated and had a door leading to the outside which reminded me of an old horror movie. Despite that, the bed was pretty... More

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

We're glad you had good night sleep at our hotel. Just for your information only few rooms (less than 20%) have outside door. All other rooms have inside door that you have to walk through the interior corridor to get to the room. I am not sure what you were expecting in breakfast but lot of our customer have loved... More

Lakewood, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking was terrible. Room smelled funny. Ice machine was broken. Found a bug on the bed in the morning. Not worth the money at all. Better off staying at a nicer hotel even if it is more expensive. Breakfast was so so and not worth the extra money.

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

We are very sorry that our facility did not meet your needs. Please give us a call and ask to be connected with the general manager. We'd love to speak with you and attempt to make things right. Perhaps we can get you set up with one of the other Choice Hotel locations in the area the next time you're... More

Wichita, Kansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with most of what is said in the positive reviews of this hotel but do remember that this is still a budget hotel! The room was clean and it was obvious that care had been taken during renovation to put in new carpet, install a modern television, a solid wifi system, and to update the bathroom. The water... More

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate your detailed review of our hotel. As you know we are in process of putting new beds - most of our room already has new bed. And yes we do not have an elevator thats why we request all our future guests to call ahead and ask for ground floor room if anyone have problem taking stairs.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The econo lodge was very cheap, clean and staff was extremely helpful and generous. They gave us a room upon arrival, room was newly renovated and very clean. Bathroom and showers worked great. I recommend staying here for anyone passing through Hays!

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so glad that you had a pleasant stay with us. Please come back and visit us again. Thank you for recommending our hotel to all the travellers reading this review. More

Bahia de Los Angeles, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel in Hays is very well managed, clean, and newly renovated. The rooms are neat, very clean, and the furnishings and fixtures are above average for this class of hotel. The manager is very kind and considerate. I would recommend it to anyone on a trip through Kansas. There are lots of stores and restaurants, and the town of... More

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We're glad you had a pleasant stay, and look forward to seeing you again. More

Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this Econo Lodge twice recently on a trip to Colorado. We stayed on our way to and from our stay in Colorado as we traveled I 70 through Kansas. Both stays were great....in fact, on our 2nd stay, Sean, the manager upgraded our room, even though we arrived late. The beds were very comfortable,... More

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your high praise of our hotel. We're glad that you enjoyed your room and the amenities that we offer. We hope to see you again soon. More

Paola, Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were moving across the country and had made a reservation at this Econo Lodge as it was on our way. We got away a lot later than we intended from our old house, and so were in Salina at about 12:30 a.m. I called the motel to ask for directions, and the proprietor kindly explained them to us and... More

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We're glad you had a good experience with us, and hope you'll continue to share your thoughts with family and friends. Thanks for mentioning our breakfast. Lots of people are surprised by how good it is... and glad to know that someone is noticing that. We hope you'll... More

Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we don't usually consider an Econo Lodge because they are usually pretty poor, this one was an exception. We chose it based on reviews and it was very clean, air conditioning was quiet, shower was great, it was very quiet, updating had been done on the décor, lamps and rugs. The breakfast was a typical one, coffee was good. It... More

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Sean P, General Manager at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We're glad that you considered us and we exceeds your expectations. We're so glad that you had a pleasant stay with us, and look forward to seeing you again. More

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Address: 3503 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601 (Formerly Knights Inn Hays)
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Location: United States > Kansas > Hays
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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#4 Family Hotel in Hays #5 Business Hotel in Hays
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