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Econo Lodge South

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1850 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
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Ranked #6 of 53 hotels in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came to stay at this site because of the Mayo Hospital. I had read earlier reviews by others and it seemed like they were a place that really cared about the people who stayed with them ... wow were those reviews right! From the moment we checked in everyone was very friendly and willing to help. The experience that... More

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Stacy, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay here at our hotel. A hotel is defined by the quality of service that is provided to it's guests. I was more than pleased to hear about your positive experience at our hotel. Day and night, good service depends on people willing to give... More

Springdale, Arkansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel for an extended visit to Mayo. I ended up staying for about 3 weeks, and was in 3 different rooms. The first room was the newest & best, upstairs near the elevator, although I had to fight a bit with the A/C in the afternoons. Luckily since the weather was nice I just opened my window... More

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so delighted to read your review brimming with compliments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and think we go above and beyond. It is our mission to exceed guest expectations. We all try our best to exceed your expectations, although we are not perfect,... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is spotless. The staff is extraordinary, patient and hospitable. The rooms are quite and the beds are comfortable. Moreover, they create animal figures out of towels in the bathroom. The breakfast is varied from cold cereal to hot waffles. This two story hotel also has an elevator. This and and an AARP rate makes this a hotel one... More

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Good morning George, Thank you for taking the time to share you experience and review our hotel. We strive to create great guest experiences. It has always been our goal to provide comfortable accommodations while extending our "Minnesota Nice" Hospitality to our guests. We make effort to make our guests feel at home. I would also like to thank you... More

Gainesville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in July 2014. While visiting family in hospital.The clerks were very friendly and helpful.I observed front desk clerk dusting front lobby furniture. Another time he was folding laundry.. They stay busy.The room was very comfortable.The breakfast bar stayed full.This hotel is worth the money I will be back if i am in this area again.

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and think of our hotel as nice and clean. Our team works hard to make our hotel look spotless everyday. Everyone from housekeepers to front desk agents take part in keeping the hotel clean and to our guests satisfaction. Thank you... More

Hoyt, Kansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I were in Rochester, Minnesota to visit the Mayo Clinic. The staff at the Econo Lodge were very helpful in a number of ways. They helped us use the excellent shuttle service that we used for our visits to the various locations at the Mayo Clinic. Also, they were very helpful when we had to adjust the... More

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Good afternoon! Thank you for taking time to share your experience. We are happy to hear you had a pleasant stay and found our staff to helpful. We know coming to the Mayo Clinic can be challenging and that length of stay can sometimes be unknown. We try to be flexible and accommodate extensions whenever possible. I'm glad extending your... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stayed here with my family one night in June 2014 while coming back from the Black Hills of South Dakota. I was a bit worried about staying for one night with my husband and kids because they do not have a pool but we ended up being very happy with our stay. The customer service at this hotel was... More

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience at our hotel. My team and I would like to thank you for your kind words. Our mission is to exceed guest expectations. We work hard to ensure you are happy with your accommodations and feel comfortable and at home. We know you have options, so we really appreciate you... More

Providence, Rhode Island
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My friend and I stayed at this Econo Lodge from June 18, 2014 to June 28, 2014 while having appointments at the Mayo Clinic. This hotel is owned by a husband and wife who are front and center, not in a back office. They must have an excellent training program because their entire staff, from front desk reps to kitchen... More

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking your for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We agree with your comments about our... More

Mesa, Az
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is the third time we have stayed in Rochester? We stayed three nights and will stay again when in town. The staff maybe on the younger side but so friendly and always with a smile. If you Have any trouble with their free internet those young guys not only tell you, they will just do it for you and... More

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Michael J, Manager at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Mary, Thank you for taking time to complete a review. We very much appreciate it and value your feedback. I am happy to hear that some members of our team were able to help you throughout your stay. Our guest's satisfaction is a top priority for us and we want to make sure any problems you may have get fixed... More

Winnipeg, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
75 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This location far exceeded any expectation I had for an Econo Lodge. Rooms while small were clean and well cared for and silly little touches like towel animals were something I most definitely didn't expect. Everything about our stay here was excellent and you can tell this location is run by a team that gets great service and value to... More

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Michael J, Director of Sales at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit to Rochester Mayo. Our mission is to exceed guest expectations, and we're thrilled to hear we exceeded yours. Our Housekeeping team takes great pride in their work, and they like adding a personal touch to enhance your experience. We're pleased you had an enjoyable stay, and look forward to seeing... More

West Fargo
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My husband and I had to spend a week in Rochester while my father was admitted to the Mayo Hospital. Not only were they super nice (LOVED the May Day basket on our door!) but it was perfect services for our stay. Free breakfast, laundry available, workout room and free shuttle to the Mayo, loved it! We had looked at... More

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Michael J, Owner at Econo Lodge South, responded to this review

Lissa, Thank you for the nice comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope your father is doing better! The Mayo Clinic sure is an amazing place. Hope to see you the next time you visit Rochester. More

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Address: 1850 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Rochester
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Rochester
Rochester Econo Lodge
Econolodge Hotel Rochester

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Rochester #6 Family Hotel in Rochester #12 Business Hotel in Rochester
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The EconoLodge was recently named "Hotel of the Year 2014" by Choice Hotels International. Econolodge is a Family owned hotel offering 100 % Smoke-free, and Pet free rooms. All rooms include a Microwave, Refrigerator, & Coffeemaker televisions are 32" HD LCD's, with HD cable & HBO. There is Free Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel. EconoLodge offers free local and long distance calls to 48 states. A complimentary shuttle will take you to the Mayo Clinic and Saint Mary's Hospital during normal clinic hours. An expanded continental breakfast is offered every morning from 6-9 am. EconoLodge is Located 2 miles south of Mayo Clinic and next door to Perkins Family Restaurant. 3 Blocks from Olmsted County Fairgrounds, Graham Arena Sports Complex. 1.5 Miles from Mayo Civic Convention Center, University of Minnesota Rochester, Apache Mall, Plummer House. ... more   less 
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