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Econo Lodge

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3503 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601 (Formerly Knights Inn Hays)
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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South Burlington, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice, clean and well maintained motel, not your usual Econo Lodge. Very clean rooms well furnished and decorated, on par with most Comfort Suites, but without the pool and a little smaller rooms. Very good breakfast, eggs, sausage, waffles, Danish, orange juice, cereal, fresh bananas, apples and oranges. Excellent WIFI, unusually fast download speeds for any hotel, was able... More 

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

Thank you so much for your generous comments on your recent stay at EconoLodge Hays. We love hearing back from our guests. We appreciate all the comments whether it be good or bad, so we can see areas that might need improvement. I will share your wonderful comments with our team. I do hope anytime you are back in the... More 

Burdett, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are very picky about cleanliness, the way the bed feels, ect..., so we usually go to Comfort Inn's. This Econo Lodge is just as nice as a Comfort Inn at half the price! The manager is really helpful.

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

I was so pleased to read of your great stay at our hotel. Of course we always try to provide excellent and friendly service to all our guests and it is so rewarding to hear we have succeeded. I will pass on your comments to the staff and it will totally make their day. Again thank you, it is our... More 

Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made a reservation at 10:00PM for the same night for my husband as he was driving through Kansas with a large trailer and I asked if there was a place where he could park the truck and trailer and was told "yes". The owner or manager actually came out of the hotel and helped my husband with parking the... More 

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

It was great to read your TripAdvisor review of a few days back and myself and the whole team thank you for your very kind comments. It was great to read that your husband enjoyed every part of the stay and in particular the Service, attentiveness and breakfast. It was great to have your husband with us again the very... More 

Columbia, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crossing Kansas from Mid MO to the Rockies usually requires a stop with kids. We've found many towns along I-70 to be family friendly, but Hays might be the best. This Econo Lodge was affordable, clean, quiet, and the double room was spacious and had a mini fridge. It served our needs perfectly and we will probably use this motel... More 

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

Many thanks for your TripAdvisor review subsequent to your recent stay at EconoLodge in Hays and we are all so pleased to read how much you enjoyed "EVERY" facet of your stay with us :) It is our every intention that each of our guests thoroughly enjoy their stay and reading your review, we our proud to have reach our... More 

Wellsville, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third year in a row that we have stayed during the state wrestling tournament and the owner keeps making improvements and continues to provide excellent service to the guests. The first year we stayed it was a new owner just getting started. Each year we have seen improvements, some cosmetic such as paint and minor repairs but... More 

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

Thank you for posting your stay review of EconoLodge in Hays KS The whole team were delighted to read your Tripadvisor review and it was fantastic to see the pride they take in receiving such fantastic comments. It was lovely to read how much you had enjoyed our improvement and we are so pleased to read that you have been... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room had outside door and was ground level near a grassy area for dogs. Room seemed clean, but as we were leaving we found a fruit loop left by a previous traveler. Room was clean enough that my dog did not feel the need to mark his territory. If I was traveling again with my dog, I would stay here... More 

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

Good afternoon from EconoLodge Hays, Many thanks indeed for completing your TripAdvisor review after your recent visit to us. It was wonderful to read that you enjoyed our facilities and our complimentary high speed internet and also that you look forward to coming back to us in the future. We have taken careful note of the cleanliness that you noticed... More 

Kinsley, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My room was very nice and clean. The updated bathroom was very nice, especially the taller shower head. Loved that I could enter my room from the outside, instead of having to haul all of my things thru the hotel. Definitely enjoyed my stay!

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

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at EconoLodge - Hays with fellow Trip Advisor readers. I am so pleased that you enjoyed our newly renovated rooms. Only few of our rooms have outside and inside door. Most of our rooms have only inside door where you have to walk through interior corridor to get to the room. Thanks again... More 

Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Well worth the money. Got there late after driving for 8 hours. Was told that they got all new mattress and it was very comfortable. Plus they had a free small breakfast. I always find that when staying at hotels people don't think of others! We were awaken by people letting their doors slam!

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

Thank you for your TripAdvisor review after your recent stay with us and it was lovely to read how much you thought of the service that we provide here. We hope that you will come back and see us on your next trip to Hays. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very nice clean room! When checking in Agent was very nice, allowed me to check room before I paid. Room was perfect for our one night stay while traveling through Kansas. Great coffee & nice breakfast to get us on our way. Clean & Comfortable!!

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

Thank you for sharing your recent EconoLodge - Hays experience with fellow Trip Advisor readers. It was a pleasure to read that you like our customer service , features and amenities. Thank you again for your honest review. More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This hotel is so much better than I expected from a 2 star hotel. The rooms have been nicely refurbished and very clean. The beds are very comfortable. The rooms are quiet. Nice newer tile showers. It is a great value. The owners are very friendly and helpful and recommended a great place for dinner. Breakfast was standard fare.

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Thanks so much for your great Trip Advisor Review and the wonderful comments made about your stay with us at EconoLodge - Hays . We are glad that you had a pleasant experience at our hotel. We are very proud of our recent improvements and are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again on... More 

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