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Central New York State
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this motel several times back when it was the Dunes Motel. It was a place we enjoye,d and we hoped that when it became an Econo Lodge, that would not change. They have renovated, so the furniture in the rooms is newer and quite nice. Nothing fancy, but nice. They have also added rooms; the wing in...

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Larned
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

You can hear everything! From road traffic to neighbors TV. It was a neat room with wood floors and spacious area to get ready, even 2 sinks! Close to gas stations, we walked to a restaurant for supper, just in the middle of everything you need. Housekeeping came in about 9ish, a bit early, but we were done.

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites of Valentine, NE. We appreciate your business and the kind words about our rooms. We hope to see you again in the near future. Annette Ward General Manager

Reviewed September 11, 2016

Would stay here again, no doubt. Pretty decent sized rooms and liked the large sink area for getting ready in the morning. Only small complaint would be that the room next door had a barking dog, but it stopped early enough in the evening so didn't disrupt sleep.

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Valentine. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon!

Midwest
Reviewed August 16, 2016

My husband and I have stayed here 3 or 4 times. It is reliable, very clean, quiet and provided a good nights rest. We have stayed at the higher priced hotel too, but have come back to this one. Better value over-all.

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Valentine. We appreciate all your positive comments about our hotel. We hope to see you again soon!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Family run with very pleasant and helpful front desk staff. Room was Clean, large and had a great airconditioner Pet friendly as they enjoyed visiting with our Springer Spaniel. Nice green space in hotel lot with swing set, benches and tables.

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Valentine, NE. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our pet friendly rooms and outdoor space. Thank you for the positive comments about our friendly staff. We hope to see you again soon.

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

As you drive in you see a place that you don't expect to see in Valentine. The hotel staff from the desk to the house keeping were very pleasant. Breakfast staff kept everything full. An ok breakfast, better than most. The place is old and dated but not really worn out. Bed was really comfortable and AC fought off the...

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the positive comments concerning our motel in Valentine, Nebraska. We value your opinion and business and hope to see you again soon!

Zama, Japan
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We walked in on a Monday and got a room with no problem. The staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean. The #1 restaurant in town on Trip Advisor is walking distance. I got it to go and ate it at the picnic tables in the hotel courtyard. The breakfast is above par. Perfect stop for the night.

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Jefferson, Oregon
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Made reservations online for a single King room but had to call the hotel to ensure the availability of a pet friendly room. What is the sense of making reservations online if you have to call the hotel? The hotel didn’t honor the reservation even though they saw the special request for a pet friendly room as they didn’t put...

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

I want to apologize for not meeting your expectations. Unfortunately when you make those reservations on a 3rd party site, it does not show up you have a pet. You did reserve a king bed but it was not a pet room, so when you said you had a pet all we HAD left was a room with 2 beds...

Reviewed July 29, 2016

Room was clean, simple and comfortable with a great king bed. The highlight of this place was the fabulous breakfast... sausage biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, hard boiled eggs, make your own waffles , toast and condiments , cereal, juice and coffee. Not crowded. We left fully powered for the day's driving.

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for all your positive comments about our full hot breakfast. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon!

Grand Island, Nebraska
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Passing though on the wag to South Dakota and decided to stop for the night. High reviews on the hotel so we choice Econo Lodge. The hotel is old. There are cracks in the wall in the room, screw holes that are not filled and a cricket on the bed. The walls are dirty, and it is obvious that wiping...

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Annette W, General Manager at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi - I am sorry your stay did not meet your expectations. After our telephone conversation I hope you will consider staying with us again. Thank you!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Breakfast Available
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

Address: 340 E Highway 20, Valentine, NE 69201-2142 (Formerly Dunes Lodge and Suites)
Location: United States > Nebraska > Valentine
Price Range: $88 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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“Ground floor for ease of loading / unloading - ours was not loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Hy_Chapparrel, Jul 10, 2015 | Read review
“The parking is all in front so your not having to drive around guessing what wing your in.”
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