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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   340 East Hwy 20, Valentine, NE 69201 (Formerly Dunes Lodge and Suites)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Omaha, Nebraska
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95 reviews 95 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great all-around hotel for anyone visiting the Valentine area. The rooms were spacious, clean, and in good repair; I would estimate they have been redone in the last four years. They have a few Western decorating touches (including some funky braided lampshades), but these aren't overwhelming. The air conditioning worked as well as any hotel in which... More

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Anne C, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Stuthehistoryguy, Thank You for writing such a nice review about our Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, in Valentine, NE. I am delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful experience while staying with us. As an Econo Lodge we are required to have a muffin/danish, juice and coffee for breakfast, but we have chosen to go above and beyond... More

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed at this hotel during a motorcycle trip in June and we drenched with rain just a few miles from town. The hotel staff was so nice that they brought towels into the lobby to allow us to dry ourselves. The room was clean and spacious and breakfast the next morning was great! If you're ever in Valentine, this... More

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Anne C, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind words about your motorcycle trip in June. I am glad that we could accomodate your unfortunate situation. We hope that you will be back to see us in the future. Respectfully, Anne C, GM Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Valentine, NE More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Based on a previous bad experience in Valentine, we decided to give the Econo Lodge a try. What a difference! The room was big and smelled clean. Not always a given when you travel with a dog. The bathroom was squeaky clean with a second sink and a nice, long countertop. The two queen beds were super comfy. There even... More

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Anne C, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Chris M, Thank You for taking the time to review our hotel, it has been surprising to us how many people travel with their pets. It is a perfect set up for your pet because we have our designated pet rooms on the ground floor close to the park area for exercising and other. We hope that you will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly staff and very clean rooms. I would stay here again and I recommend anybody and everyone to stay here the staff was very accommodating to my here's and very helpful. The rooms are very reasonably priced.

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Anne C, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to write a review of the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites. We have done more updating at the property and increased the size of our Lobby/Breakfast area to accomodate the number of rooms we have. We have updated our bedding and seating in the room as well as lighting. Thank You for staying with... More

Saint Joseph, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I travel a fair amount, so bring a bit of experience with my review, as well as comparing it to larger, metropolitan areas. Please believe me when I say this is THE place you want to stay while in the Valentine area. The room (even the corners of the bathing area) was spotlessly clean, the beds are great, the staff... More

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Saint Edward, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Very clean room and enjoyed our stay. Have stayed here before and will again! Suites are a great way to relax on long trips and price was very reasonable. WiFi was available and very helpful when on a business trip. Good parking!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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125 reviews 125 reviews
54 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

One does not usually think of the word "excellent!" in conjunction with the word "EconoLodge." But this hotel was great. And it is a bargain at a 8000 point Choice Hotels reward redemption. Those 8000 points got us a very nice two-bedroom suite. Heat worked great even though bitterly cold outside. Very comfortable beds. Only minor issues were the lack... More

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Valentine, Nebraska, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Used to be an old drive up. Now has new 2nd level and suites wing. Less than 120 bucks even during Sturgis. Booking them September 2013 for our wedding block. Good location. Breakfast and wifi. Outdoor area is like a small park. Within walking distance of Peppermill Restaurant and downtown shops.

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Franklin, Illinois, USA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Traveling with a very large group of car enthusiasts, The Dunes and the City of Valentine welcomed us with open arms. This is a perfect place for a group of friends. Parking is plentiful, rooms are clean and well appointed, and breakfast is good. Couldn't ak for more.

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Sidney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Friendly greeting upon arrival and clean rooms even though the rooms are on the small side. We were with a group of people, perfect place to enjoy our friends. The staff there was outstanding. I hope to stay there again sometime. Out of all our travels, this hotel stands out in my mind when I think about our trip.

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Address: 340 East Hwy 20, Valentine, NE 69201 (Formerly Dunes Lodge and Suites)
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Location: United States > Nebraska > Valentine
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites 2*
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EXPERIENCE THE SANDHILLS as it should be. Relax in the natural beauty of a rustic and comfortable environment that reminds you of simpler times. Enjoy the scent of cedar, the warmth of suite fireplaces and jacuzzi spas. Refresh and unwind in a natural setting with all the modern amenities. AFFORDABLE EXCELLENCE in each of the 72 rooms complete with a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, cable TV with HBO, hairdryer, ironing unit and free high speed internet, with SUPERB LOCATION. Whether you are planning an excursion down the scenic Niobrara River, fishing at the Wildlife Refuge or Merritt Dam Reservoir, sightseeing at one of the area's waterfalls or other attractions, or just passing through, the DUNES LODGE and SUITES is the place for you. ... more   less 
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