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Econo Lodge Downtown

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   817 Central Ave. N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Ranked #83 of 146 hotels in Albuquerque
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

clean and nice people we almost always stay here when traveling through. We had terrible internet this time. Will ask for room closer to the "hub" next time. Good location if you are traveling I40.....

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Front D, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us again. We know you have a choice when you travel and greatly appreciate you decided to stay with us once more. Thank you for your kind praises which will be shared with the entire staff who work hard each day to ensure the whole place is immaculately clean and our guests feel... More

Delray Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very nice and seemed genuinely interested in pleasing their customers at the Econo Lodge Downtown. The location was spot on and felt very safe and it was awesome we could literally park our car right at the door to our room. My one complaint is the cleanliness. I found dried pee spots on the toilet and also... More

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Front D, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

It gave us great pleasure to read you that overall you had an enjoyable experience at our hotel. Your comments will be shared with our staff, thank you. They will be most happy to hear that their sincere efforts to serve and care did not go unnoticed or unappreciated. We are also pleased to learn that our ideal location and... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only thing wrong with this hotel is that it's a bit tired.. But it did have everything we needed, and as we've continued our road trip I realise you can't take them for granted. There's a hotel across the road with a swish lounge that sells very expensive drinks.. A restaurant down the road that did good meals, bus... More

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Front D, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

It always brings us immense pleasure to read such kind praises for our hotel. There is no better reward than to be well appreciated by someone who has experienced first-hand the accommodation and services we proudly offer. We thank you for recognizing the many advantages that come with staying in a strategically located hotel. We wish to thank you for... More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The hotel was clean and the staff was friendly and courteous. The hotel was situated right in downtown so it was very convenient to walk down to restaurants. The room was quiet and comfortable. The breakfast was adequate.

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Sean J, Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Our dedication to serve is fuelled by the wonderful feedback our guests openly share to us, thank you for choosing to stay with us and giving us an opportunity to show you the kind of service we are willing to give our valued guests. The appreciation you have for the overall cleanliness, the convenient location as well as the great... More

Clovis, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I have stayed at this property almost everytime I have traveled to Albuquerque (several times a year) since 2006. The staff is consistent and they really go the extra mile to as far as remembering details and making it feel like home. I noticed on my recent stay in early December that they have a new Wi-Fi system that is... More

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Sean J, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

It is an honor to continually serve you then and now, thank you for being our inspiration to always seek excellence in everything we do. We wish to let you know that our dedication to serve you is beyond compare and you can be assured that we will give you nothing but the best service there is to offer at... More

Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

i went to albuquerque for a funeral so i thaught mit was going to be depressing,well i must say your hotel was the most pleasnt and clean place ive ever been. and the people there were very pleasnt always very helpful. anytime i had a question or needed anything i always got a smile and of course very prompt. there... More

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Sean J, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

The inspiration we get from hearing your wonderful feedback is the driving force why we pour out our hearts into ensuring that our guests get nothing but the best service there is we can offer. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and making the effort to share to us your wonderful hotel experience. Our goal is to give... More

Red Deer, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Stayed for one night; chose because of downtown location. Friendly staff, beautiful large and clean room with all the amenities. The full hot breakfast was a nice bonus. Very easy to get to the old town and then back onto the highway. Highly recommended.

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Sean J, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

It brings us immense joy to know that we have served you well, thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your heart-warming appreciation. It is indeed our goal to make the stay of our guests a pleasant one to remember. The liking you expressed with regards to our great room, the reasonable price as... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Clerk was accommodating and gave me a larger room for same price. Unfortunately the Wi-Fi in my room did not work at all. I asked for a different room but was refused. It so happened that the internet technician was at the motel repairing the internet. He insisted that my laptop was broken and that his Wi-Fi connection is working... More

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Sean J, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

We are certainly open for constructive feedback and we wish to let you know that all your comments and words of encouragement inspires us to continue our effort for service excellence. Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention, for this will greatly aid us in improving our hotel services in total. The feedback regarding the problems you encountered... More

New Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I love this hotel. Period. The staff is the friendliest I've found in any Albuquerque hotel. The Econolodge is old; there is no getting around that. And the breakfast is not fancy. But, they are constantly upgrading things: from bedding to plumbing fixtures, etc. You can't beat the rate anywhere, and frankly I'll take the attentive staff over hotel breakfasts... More

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Sean J, General Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Kate, thank you for your kind words. We love having you hear!! Hope to see you again in the future. More

Klamath Falls, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

My room smelled like some dog pee'd all over the place. We came to Albuquerque for one night and only needed the place to sleep so I guess you get what you paid for applies here. If you're looking for a place with a spa, fitness center, legit breakfast than look elsewhere. Also it annoys me that none of the... More

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Sean J, Manager at Econo Lodge Downtown, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you had a bad experience at our hotel. I assure you that your concerns will we addressed appropriately and I hope that you can give us another chance in the near future. More

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Additional Information about Econo Lodge Downtown

Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Albuquerque
Albuquerque Econo Lodge
Address: 817 Central Ave. N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #83 of 146 hotels in Albuquerque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Downtown 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Econo Lodge Downtown Albuquerque hotel near the Albuquerque Convention CenterThe Econo Lodge® Downtown is conveniently located less than one mile from the Albuquerque Convention Center and the University of New Mexico. This Albuquerque, NM hotel is close to popular attractions like the Albuquerque Aquarium, the Rio Grande Zoo, historic Old Town Albuquerque and the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.The Albuquerque International Sunport airport is three miles away. The surrounding area offers a variety of entertainment venues, shopping centers and eateries. The hotel is close to several restaurants and cocktail lounges, including the Artichoke Café, McDonald's, Milton's Family Restaurant and Coaches Sports Grill.Superior hotel accommodations include:Free continental breakfastFree local callsFree coffeeOutdoor heated poolPet-friendly hotel (stay fee applies)This Albuquerque, NM hotel also provides business travelers with additional conveniences like large work desks and access to fax services.All spacious guest rooms come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, hair dryers and coffee makers. Some rooms feature balconies. Non-smoking and handicap accessible rooms can be requested.Ample parking is provided on the premises and can accommodate most vehicles and trucks.The Econo Lodge Downtown offers ideal accommodations, friendly customer service and affordable rates, with easy access to all Albuquerque, New Mexico attractions. ... more   less 
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