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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 June 23, 2011
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Jackson, Mississippi
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

We have made this hotel our 'home away from home' for the past four visits to be with our daughter who now works for the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The value is excellent for the price. The rooms are quiet, immaculately clean, the breakfast is good (hardboiled eggs; waffles; cereal; pastries, juice coffee, fruit, etc.) The people who own the... More

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Oostburg, Wisconsin
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28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2011

I stayed here one night and was not disappointed. I took the free shuttle to/from Mayo. But I would advise that if 1) you are not driving, and 2) not on a tight budget, you should stay downtown. E.g., I walked around the Kahler Grand, and it seems very nice to have the subway walkway downstairs. It makes it so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011 via mobile

We stayed at Econo lodge while my boyfriend had tests done at Mayo. The rooms are basic but clean. They do have a refrigerator and microwave in them. The staff is great; very helpful and accommodating. There's also a complimentary shuttle to Mayo clinic. Will return to Econo Lodge for future trips to Mayo Clinic.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

Clean,comfortable,friendly and courtious desk personal,nice breakfast,reliable shuttle and convienient location. The only draw back is that it does not have an elevator,but the price is right and still is a favorite of ours.

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Barrington, Illinois
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42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

We were going through Rochester and stayed at this spot overnight. We were greeted by the desk person, Don, a very helpful and pleasant young man. He was able to give us some ideas on what to do while there and where to go to dinner. Our room was immaculate and the bed very comfortable. The entire establishment is no-smoking.... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2010

Trip Advisor was the first place I went to find a place to stay in Rochester. I am so happy I did. This place was great. Extremely clean and friendly staff. We enjoyed the discount at Perkins. Another thing I loved was the power strips in the room. Between cell phone chargers, heart defib monitors, computers, etc. we have alot... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

I always do my homework before I travel. I probably spend too much time. This place is clean. They have updated the place, so it is acceptable. The young staff is very accommodating. The breakfast is minimal, but it is free. If you are a picky eater, you may not be pleased, but for the rating and price, I think... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2010

We used Trip Advisor prior to coming to Rochester to help us find a good place to stay. We are so pleased that we made the decision to stay here at the Econo Lodge. The previous review from the Mississippi travelers is quite accurate in the description of the value of this hotel. The hotel is owned and operated by... More

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Twin Cities, MN
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2009

This is the third time that I've stayed at this Econo Lodge while on business in Rochester. I pay for my own expenses, so finding a clean, comfortable, quiet motel is important to me. This place fits my needs very well. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the staff is very friendly and efficient.

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keystone, sd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

We stayed here two nights when we attended a wedding. Good value for the money. Friendly staff at check-in. The girls did a great job of restocking the breakfast bar during the busy breakfast time. I particularly appreciated the power strip under the night stand to plug in my laptop and cell phone charger. The location on Broadway makes it... 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 Wheelchair access
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Rochester #9 Family Hotel in Rochester #10 Business Hotel in Rochester
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The EconoLodge is an award winning hotel, earning Choice Hotels "Hotel of the Year" in 2009 and 2012 and Choice Hotels Platinum Awards for the past 5 years. Econolodge is a Family owned hotel offering 100 % Smoke-free, and Pet free rooms. All rooms include a microwave, refrigerator, televisions are 32" HD LCD's, with 71 HD channels and 8 HBO HD channels. There is free wireless internet available throughout the hotel supported by a dedicated fiber optic line. 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 When clinic is open. 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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