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Econo Lodge South

2.0 of 5 1850 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sand Springs Ok
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48 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This is our third stay at this particular Econo Lodge, so I guess we think it is OK. This last time, we had a handicapped access room, since the wife has trouble getting around. The shower is a walk in shower instead of in a tub and there is also a high rise toilet with the hand grab bars. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

After traveling 11 hours from Michigan heading west, we took the exit this hotel was one. On way to hotel 8 miles from exit my mom called her choice membership to book the room. We got here and the staff came to help us carry our bags in! The hotel smelled like bleach! Our room was SPOTLESS NOT ONE SINGLE... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

I booked the hotel through Expedia, which cost me about $20 more if I contact the hotel directly. Even with more expensive rate, we were given the smallest room by Expedia. We found about all these after we checked in. The hotel staff upgraded us free to a king size bed, which made us happier. The outside of the hotel... More

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

Janet, Thank you for taking time to comment on your stay. We were glad to be able to upgrade your room to a King room. This is not always possible. Many people booking on 3rd party websites like Expedia book the lowest priced room. In the print the room is labeled as "small room". For people reading this make sure... More

Brooklyn, Iowa
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

My Husband and I recently stayed at the Econo Lodge in Rochester, MN, We stayed 2 nights in order to attend the Gold Rush Antique Flea Market which was just down the road. It was a great stay, the rooms were clean, very quite and comfortable, I had requested a recliner since my husband has a bad back and this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We spent two nights at this hotel and found the room to be very clean and updated. It was also very quiet. The staff was friendly, and the morning breakfast offerings were great. The location was really convenient, nice to have the Perkins restaurant right next door. The hotel was in the middle of some renovations while we were there,... More

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This was a nice place to stay. It was quiet and clean. The breakfast room was very good and continually stocked as people came and went. The staff were very helpful with any problems of which we had none. We were there on a trip for Mayo Clinic and the shuttle was a great way to get to the clinic... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Stayed here 2 weeks. Special weekly Mayo rate available. Rooms clean,frig,microwave,coffee. Just a good basic hotel with quiet rooms. Upgrade adding elevator underway so for now you must climb stairs for 2nd floor. Very basic free breakfast. Grocery store,Perkins, Outback, etc. all within walking or short drive.

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Mount Pleasant
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for her visit to Mayo Clinic. The room was clean and nicely furnished. We got a king room with a recliner, which we especially enjoyed. It was very convenient to walk next door for dinner at Perkins. Our room was on the second floor. After my wife's surgery it was clear that we needed... More

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

Thank you for the nice review. Since purchasing the hotel over 7 years ago, we have been doing our best to improve our guests experience. The elevator issue you mentioned is now under construction and should be open by July of 2013. This will greatly improve our ability to serve our Mayo Clinic and for that matter all guests. Thanks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Last visit to Rochester we stayed at a different motel...not a good experience. But on the shuttle bus we rode, the folks getting on from Econo Lodge were raving about their room and the motel in general, so we booked a room for this visit and are very very glad we did. The room (and motel in general) looked and... More

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

Thank you for the nice comments. We also like our "Boiler Heat" in the winter months as it is a very quiet heat. However it will soon be coming to an end as our boiler is old and does not have the recovery speed that conventional through the wall heating/cooling systems have. We will eventualy be removing the boiler and... More

Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We stayed here because we had appointments at Mayo clinic. The hotel is up to date, clean and the staff is super friendly. Upon checking in, we ran into two other guests and they told us what a wonderful hotel we had chosen. The week before, Rochester had received a good amount of snow, and the owners went out to... More

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

Thank you for your nice comments. I just wanted to let our guests know who read this that we do attempt to clean snow off cars. However we are not always able to make this happen before guests leave our property. We make decisions based on staffing, time of day or night that it snows or stops snowing, outdoor temp,... More

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Address: 1850 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Rochester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge South 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Rochester
Rochester Econo Lodge
Econolodge Hotel Rochester

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