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“I would stay again” 3 of 5 stars
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EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2002 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301   |  
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Ranked #21 of 30 Hotels in Durango
Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
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“I would stay again”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Great location, Comfortable beds, super friendly front desk folks, reasonable price. No hot water the first morning of my stay. Plenty the next morning. Traffic noise is pretty loud in the rooms. NO hair dryer, iron, coffee pot...NOTHING in the rooms. Coffee isn't bad in the breakfast room.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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ehjut, Manager at EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango, responded to this review, March 28, 2014
Thanks for sharing your recent experience at with us. We are the closest hotel on the north side to downtown and most guests do enjoy our Simmons Beautyrest pillowtop mattresses. Hair dyers, irons and coffee makers are standard in all of our suites and for all of our guests hair dryers and irons are available upon request. We are also more than happy to brew a pot of coffee in the lobby at any time for our guests

Earl Jack
Assistant General Manager
EconoLodge - Durango
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Worthington, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stayed at the Econo Lodge in Durango Colorado a few weeks ago. Earl was at the front desk and was very helpful. The place is worn and could use some fresh paint and new carpeting, but the price is what attracted us to stay there. As long as the beds are OK, the room quiet and the shower hot, I am a happy traveler.

Room Tip: Short drive to the center of Durango
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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ehjut, Manager at EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango, responded to this review, March 28, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are please you enjoyed our Simmons Beautyrest pillowtop mattresses. I am pleased to say that all of our rooms were freshly painted last year and that all of our bathrooms will be newly renovated in time for this years summer season. Again, thank you for your review.

Earl Jack
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EconoLodge - Durango
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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The service, personal assistance we received was great. Earl made our stay so much better by his friendliness and willingness to help with directions and information. His actions with helping us book the Durango to Silverton train ride made our trip easier. His personal experiences helped with our decision making on an experience we will never forget, much, much better. The room was decent in size and cleanliness but a little dated. Cost seemed to be in the average range for this area. Location was fine and the local transportation was just down the street.

Room Tip: Stayed tucked in a corner room and did not have any noise problems.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ehjut, Manager at EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Rail Road and your stay with us! Myself and all the staff really do strive to provide our guests with highest level of customer service. Thanks for taking the time to write a review.

Earl Jack
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EconoLodge - Durango
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Room was clean, staff was cordial, the location was close to town.
The room showed its age and needs updating. Cracks in the bathroom floor, creaky floor in front of the bath room and a very outdated thermostat and temp control.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ehjut, Manager at EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
We do our best to provide our guest with a great stay at one of the most competitive rates in town. Our location, the closest hotel on the north side to downtown, is also very convenient for our guests.

Earl Jack
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EconoLodge - Durango
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This was the least expensive place we could find in Durango, and considering that, it was very good. The rooms were clean, the breakfast basic, but good, and the service excellent. Sam at the front desk was very attentive; when I called and asked for a blow dryer, he was at our door in minutes and brought one.
Our stay was in between seasons, so the heat was not working yet, and it got a bit chilly overnight. Also, the property faces the highway, so we could hear the traffic. For me, the big drawback was that there was no pool, but I knew that beforehand.
If you are looking for a place wihout luxuries, but with the basics and friendly service, this is the place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ehjut, Manager at EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
It is good to hear you enjoyed your stay and found Sam to be so accommodating. We do strive to provide our guests with the best possible value at a great rate. We look forward to serving you again on your next trip to Durango.

Earl Jack
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EconoLodge - Durango
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Prescott
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is a very basic motel, but more importantly, it was clean and reasonably priced. We were surprised that a light breakfast was also included... Loved the raisin toast and cream cheese! What a pleasant and friendly person Earl is! After hours on the road a welcoming smile and positive attitude is so appreciated. When we asked him to suggest a place to eat, he offered several. We chose the Texas BarBQ and were happy with the food and price. In a tourist town like Durango, it is refreshing to find a clean, inexpensive room. Only complaint....would like firmer pillows.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ehjut, Manager at EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! All of our staff members try hard to assist our guests and be ready to offer helpful area suggestions. Again, we are pleased you found our hotel to be just what you need along the road.

Earl Jack
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EconoLodge - Durango
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Wickenburg, Arizona
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We checked in and it was very busy. There was a sign in the room about the heat not turned on until October and the AC on from April- Oct. We set the temperature as high as it would go. It was in the 30s overnight. Both of us froze. The sink & tub drained very slow and the toilet had issues. When I complained in the morning I was told there was a sign in the room for us to ask for a space heater. (Neither my husband or I saw the sign) Apparently we could have called and gone down to the office & got a space heater. If the management knew there was a problem, they should have place a space heater in each room. The heat/cooling should depend on the weather not the calendar.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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ehjut, Manager at EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
I do apologize for your experience. You happened to stay at our hotel just days before switching the system over to heat for the winter. A phone call to the front desk and we would have been happy to bring a space heater to your room to ensure you were nice and toasty. Any time a guest has a concern please call the front desk right away. Usually, we can solve what ever the problem happens to be on the spot.

Earl Jack
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EconoLodge - Durango
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Address: 2002 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #21 of 30 Hotels in Durango
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — EconoLodge Inn & Suites - Durango 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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