We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Econo Lodge

Hotel website
Hotel deals
3503 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601 (Formerly Knights Inn Hays)
Special Offer
Choice Privileges Points
Book on TripAdvisor
in partnership with
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Econo Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

204 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 204: English reviews
virginia
Level Contributor
137 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only stayed here for a one night stop over driving across country. This was a fine hotel for that. The room was clean (a little dim lit), girl @ front desk for check in was nice, bed seemed comfortable. I'm not sure I would have wanted to stay more than a night or two though. They put us on... More 

Helpful?
Thank meamaam
Aurora, Colorado
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All the other hotels were full and this was not our first choice, however, it was clean and quiet. The room had some updates done to it and the bathroom. Front desk attendant was very pleasant. I would stay here again if i was passing through.

Helpful?
Thank V R
Saint Joseph, Missouri
Level Contributor
100 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean, friendly, comfortable. Next door to Freddy's Frozen Custard, We ate supper there and went back later for desert. A Great place to spend a night over when traveling or in the area. We left before breakfast, but I saw a waffle maker and if attention is given to breakfast as the rest of their property, I'm sure it was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Calvin L
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here on a road trip after a 13 hour drive. I was expecting to get the bare necessities here and was surprised to find a great room, comfortable bed, and a better breakfast that the more popular hotels offering breakfast. Overall great experience from check in to check out.

Helpful?
Thank Jordan V
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I will cut to the chase. I had low expectations and I was very surprised. Nice clean room. Good breakfast. Very helpful and friendly staff who truly went out of their way to ensure we had a good stay. It is foolish to pay more when this place gives you more without the expense. We WILL stay there again.

Helpful?
Thank Ed W
Brookings, South Dakota
Level Contributor
52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you desire a room which is quiet and clean and comfortable, with a staff who is friendly and helpful to extreme, in a hotel which is easily accessible from your highway and convenient to restaurants and stores and gas stations all around you, then THIS is the place for you to stay. The breakfast buffet was modest, but a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stevestanga
Okc, Ok
Level Contributor
117 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way home. The bed was very comfortable which was a pleasant surprise as the hotel rate was very reasonable. The staff was very nice and helpful. The room was quiet and very clean. I was stay here again.

Helpful?
Thank DandVOKC
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
104 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For any hotel the capability of the management is key. I think that this is especially true for a budget class hotel such as an Econo Lodge. The conscientiousness of the management of this one in Hays was apparent right during check-in. The manager went out of his way to satisfy my pickiness about room location, and he was very... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bill31310
St. Louis, MO
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasantly surprised. Clean, not out of date. Desk clerk very friendly, even gave me a coupon for the Gella Diner & Lb (Liquid bread) Brewhouse (I recommend). Room was better than expected for the price, really no issues at all except the wife thought the sheets were scratchy (we have 600-thread count at home, I know, spoiled). Otherwise, the... More 

Helpful?
Thank SaintLooieGreg
Prairie Village, KS
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Econo Lodge is a small, but a well-kept and clean, affordable property to stay in while traveling through Hays. The staff was polite and accommodating and the parking lot felt safe and well-lit. Convenient location just off of Interstate I-70. Would stay here again.

Helpful?
Thank Angie C
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

57 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (11)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (46)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (21)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Hays hotels
0.2 mi away
Baymont Inn & Suites Hays
0.3 mi away
BEST WESTERN Butterfield Inn
0.3 mi away
Hampton Inn Hays-North of I-70
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.8 mi away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hays
0.4 mi away
Sleep Inn & Suites Hays
0.7 mi away
Fort Hays Inn
Fort Hays Inn
#12 of 15 in Hays
3.5 of 5 stars 128 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 3503 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601 (Formerly Knights Inn Hays)
Location: United States > Kansas > Hays
Price Range: $78 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 43
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Odigeo, Expedia and Choice Hotels so you can book your Econo Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Hays
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hays
#4 Romantic Hotel in Hays
#5 Business Hotel in Hays
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay