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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3752 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507   |  
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Ranked #12 of 60 hotels in Santa Fe
Brookville, Indiana, United States
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“"What A Pleasent Surprise"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

My work takes me to many places as well as hotels. Driving from Indiana "two day ride" arriving in the evening First time in Santa Fe
I spent an hour or so looking at hotels and rooms along the strip. Any more I don't just take the first room I see I always look at the rooms they have and look for the best value based on cleanliness,television and channels,sense of security , convenience, high speed internet and price. after looking at 10 hotels Rodeway Inn was clearly the best value. After my initial stay now when i come to Santa Fe I make my reservations ahead of time to make sure I get a room as I noticed they fill the parking lot. Recently they have changed there to Econo lodge but the same helpful staff haven't changed. "I Can't Stand To Watch TV on A Old Fashioned Tv I Have A 42" In my Garage"

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EconolodgeMgmt, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear John L,
Thank you for your wonderful review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Santa Fe NM.
Our guests appreciate the overall value we offer, which is- the modern, newly renovated rooms including numerous HD channels including several channels of HBO and ESPN, refrigerator, microwave and cleanliness at a convenient location. Since we are an economy brand, we offer basic continental breakfast which includes hot waffles, variety of cereals, oatmeal, pastries, bread, a fruit, coffee, and tea etc. We are short drive from the downtown Plaza and conveniently located within walking distance of numerous dining options including restaurants and fast food places, shopping options and movie theaters. We strive to provide best value to our guests and appreciate your business. We look forward to see you again sometime soon! Thank you - GM
EconoLodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone (505) 438- 8049
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I stayed in Oct 2012 when it was called Rodeway inn, and am writing this 3 months later in Jan 2013 when it is now apparently Econo lodge, so hopefully this is still relevant.
After staying in expensive downtown Santa Fe I zipped out to get a cheaper place. I found this hotel to be well run and clean. Room was well kept and everything worked. Heard some street traffic noise but nothing excessive. Friendly staff.
Had a decent complementary breakfast. Has a pool
I tend to get in late after sight seeing and go right to bed, so a no frills well kept economical place like this suits me fine.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EconolodgeMgmt, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear cdnmint,
Thank you for your wonderful review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Santa Fe NM.
Our guests appreciate the overall value we offer, which is- the modern, newly renovated rooms including numerous HD channels including several channels of HBO and ESPN, refrigerator, microwave and cleanliness at a convenient location. Since we are an economy brand, we offer basic continental breakfast which includes hot waffles, variety of cereals, oatmeal, pastries, bread, a fruit, coffee, and tea etc. We are short drive from the downtown Plaza and conveniently located within walking distance of numerous dining options including restaurants and fast food places, shopping options and movie theaters. We strive to provide best value to our guests and appreciate your business. We look forward to see you again sometime soon! Thank you - GM
EconoLodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone (505) 438- 8049
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I'm an independent consultant working a contract in Santa Fe. Controlling expense costs is important to my bottomline. Yet I want a clean, quiet, and comfortable place to stay when I'm away from home. This is a challenge to do in Santa Fe. But this hotel readily meets those requirments and is an excellent value.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EconolodgeMgmt, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear paul b,
Thank you for your wonderful review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Santa Fe NM.
Our guests appreciate the overall value we offer, which is- the modern, newly renovated rooms including numerous HD channels including several channels of HBO and ESPN, refrigerator, microwave and cleanliness at a convenient location. Since we are an economy brand, we offer basic continental breakfast which includes hot waffles, variety of cereals, oatmeal, pastries, bread, a fruit, coffee, and tea etc. We are short drive from the downtown Plaza and conveniently located within walking distance of numerous dining options including restaurants and fast food places, shopping options and movie theaters. We strive to provide best value to our guests and appreciate your business. We look forward to see you again sometime soon! Thank you - GM
EconoLodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone (505) 438- 8049
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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

This place is small and simpke but the rooms are cozy and more comfortable than some really expensive places I've stayed in in the past. The walls are thick and we didn't hear our neighbors at all. The beds were comfy and we slept very well. The place was clean and the service friendly. We'll definitely be staying hete again!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EconolodgeMgmt, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear lbl03c
Thank you for your wonderful review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Santa Fe NM.
Our guests appreciate the overall value we offer, which is- the modern, newly renovated rooms including numerous HD channels including several channels of HBO and ESPN, refrigerator, microwave and cleanliness at a convenient location. Since we are an economy brand, we offer basic continental breakfast which includes hot waffles, variety of cereals, oatmeal, pastries, bread, a fruit, coffee, and tea etc. We are short drive from the downtown Plaza and conveniently located within walking distance of numerous dining options including restaurants and fast food places, shopping options and movie theaters. We strive to provide best value to our guests and appreciate your business. We look forward to see you again sometime soon! Thank you - GM
EconoLodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone (505) 438- 8049
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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I was looking for a low cost, clean, quiet room for a quick stay on my way to Arizona. This fit the bill quite well. I requested, and got, a top floor room. It was quiet and had a nice big flat screen TV. The towels and bath amenities were not first class, but I was not expecting that for the price I paid. I like to keep the fan running to mask outside noises and that worked fine. There are a lot of restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations nearby. It is also pretty close to I-25, which was very convenient for me. The breakfast room was a bit small, but adequate.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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EconolodgeMgmt, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear jimmegb,
Thank you for your wonderful review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Santa Fe NM.
Our guests appreciate the overall value we offer, which is- the modern, newly renovated rooms including numerous HD channels including several channels of HBO and ESPN, refrigerator, microwave and cleanliness at a convenient location. Since we are an economy brand, we offer basic continental breakfast which includes hot waffles, variety of cereals, oatmeal, pastries, bread, a fruit, coffee, and tea etc. We are short drive from the downtown Plaza and conveniently located within walking distance of numerous dining options including restaurants and fast food places, shopping options and movie theaters. We strive to provide best value to our guests and appreciate your business. We look forward to see you again sometime soon! Thank you - GM
EconoLodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone (505) 438- 8049
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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
50 hotel reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

We initially booked a different hotel but changed to this one after all the good reviews on Tripadvisor. Good rates and great location - on main road with many restaurants (american, mexican, chinese, thai, indian and fast food), retail shops (walmart, tj maxx, target, kohls and other smaller chain stores) and pharmacies nearby. Easy drive and access to the Plaza (10 mins) and to the mountain for skiing (30 mins).

This hotel has some rooms with 3 queen beds which is amazing for families. However, these rooms are very popular so you would have to book early. Free wifi, microwave, fridge and Tv with good selection of cable channels. Clean room but some minor complaints - the coat closet could have been bigger, low water pressure with inconsistent hot/cold water at the sink and squeaky bathtub floor.

The free breakfast is okay. Although waffle is provided, I would have preferred more hot food selection such as bacon, eggs and sausages. Coffee is a little weak too. While I was staying there, I noticed that management was never in a rush to clear the breakfast area and was very kind to extend breakfast time to accommodate late risers.

If you are a light sleeper, ask for a room at the end of the hallway and away from the main road and lobby. Traffic noise from the main road is minimal but as breakfast is served in the lobby which is in the middle of the hotel, the alarm noise from the waffle maker can be a little bit annoying.

Would highly recommend this hotel for great room, service and rate.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EconolodgeMgmt, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear luv2trav3,
Thank you for your wonderful review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Santa Fe NM.
Our guests appreciate the overall value we offer, which is- the modern, newly renovated rooms including numerous HD channels including several channels of HBO and ESPN, refrigerator, microwave and cleanliness at a convenient location. Since we are an economy brand, we offer basic continental breakfast which includes hot waffles, variety of cereals, oatmeal, pastries, bread, a fruit, coffee, and tea etc. We are short drive from the downtown Plaza and conveniently located within walking distance of numerous dining options including restaurants and fast food places, shopping options and movie theaters. We strive to provide best value to our guests and appreciate your business. We look forward to see you again sometime soon! Thank you - GM
EconoLodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone (505) 438- 8049
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Goodland, Kansas
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

My new husband and I were on a budget for our honeymoon in Santa Fe and I booked this hotel based on it's tripadvisor ranking. We were so very pleased... everyone from the manager to the housekeeping staff was friendly and helpful during our stay. Our room was a king suite and we found it to be extremely comfortable and very clean (bit of a germaphobe). The decor was modern and pleasant. The hotel is on a major street and directly adjacent to an Olive Garden. We ordered takeout several times from there and even on busy Friday and Saturday nights our meal was ready for pickup in less that 20 minutes. Our drive to the plaza from the hotel was easy and probably took us about seven minutes. Overall, I would not hesitate to stay here again and I would label this hotel the best value in Santa Fe.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EconolodgeMgmt, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear Laurie F,
Thank you for your wonderful review of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Santa Fe NM.
Our guests appreciate the overall value we offer, which is- the modern, newly renovated rooms including numerous HD channels including several channels of HBO and ESPN, refrigerator, microwave and cleanliness at a convenient location. Since we are an economy brand, we offer basic continental breakfast which includes hot waffles, variety of cereals, oatmeal, pastries, bread, a fruit, coffee, and tea etc. We are short drive from the downtown Plaza and conveniently located within walking distance of numerous dining options including restaurants and fast food places, shopping options and movie theaters. We strive to provide best value to our guests and appreciate your business. We look forward to see you again sometime soon! Thank you - GM
EconoLodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone (505) 438- 8049
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Address: 3752 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Fe
#8 Business Hotel in Santa Fe
#9 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
#14 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A hotel in Santa Fe New Mexico, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites:Discover the richness of the arts and culture with your stay at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites® hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Located near the Gallery District and Santa Fe Plaza, this Santa Fe, NM hotel offers the perfect location for enjoying and exploring the area.The hotel is also close to attractions like: Santa Fe Opera San Miguel Mission New Mexico State Capitol Museum Hill Santa Fe offers many outdoor activities, tours and festivals. North of the city, guests can visit the pueblos built by Native Americans in the area. When you’re finished sightseeing, enjoy our seasonal outdoor heated pool and hot tub. A variety of restaurants, including national chains and local favorites, are nearby. A shopping center offering something for everyone is within walking distance.Other amenities include: Free high-speed Internet Free continental breakfast Free local calls Enjoy the stylishly appointed, guest rooms and mini suites at this Santa Fe, NM hotel. All rooms offer refrigerators, microwaves, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards and flat-screen televisions with high-definition channels, including HBO and ESPN. Suites offer working desk and 42" flat screen TVs.Business travelers will appreciate conveniences like a computer with Internet access on site, and access to copy and fax services. The perfect location and convenient access to area attractions makes the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites a great place for business and leisure travelers in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area. ... more   less 
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