1075 Wilkes Barre Twp Blvd., Wilkes Barre, PA 18702 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Highway Hotel in Luzerne County
41.22221 -75.88146
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 234 guest reviews

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  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 23.3%!
  • 103 rooms in property
  • 3 floors in property
  • 6 suites in property
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs, Lackawanna County Stadium, Steamtown National Historic Site, Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour, SNO Mountain, Numerous shopping malls, FM Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wyoming Valley Sports Dome, Susquehanna River Front & Kirby Park, The Swetland Homestead.

Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge Arena

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Good Time in Wilkes Barre."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We stayed for 17 days and hardly had any problems. I would strongly recommend this motel if you are staying in this area.
(Long term stay guest, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Aug-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Aug 06 to Thu Aug 21 2014 at a $60.00 group rate (16% discount).
Response from Management on 25-Aug-2014:
Hello Charles, Thank you so much for the positive remarks regarding your recent stay. It was truly a pleasure having you join our Econo Lodge family. We hope you can visit us again soon.
"Very Nice"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Excellent hotel and hot breakfast.
(Group coordinator, booked 7 rooms), from US flag
24-Nov-2013 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 21 to Fri Nov 22 2013 at a $60.00 group rate (36% discount).

Customer Reviews of Econo Lodge Arena

4.5 out of 5. Based on 234 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Ideally situated at the foot of the Poconos off of Interstate 81, the Econo Lodge® Arena is minutes from downtown, the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Lackawanna County Stadium, Steamtown National Historic Site and the Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour. Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs is just five miles from this Wilkes Barre hotel, featuring table games, slots gambling and live harness racing. Visitors will enjoy outdoor activities on nearby Montage Mountain. Shopping opportunities abound nearby at the numerous shopping malls, including Wyoming Valley Mall. Additional nearby points of interest include: F.M. Kirby Center entertainment venue Wyoming Valley Sports Dome Susquehanna Riverfront and Kirby Park Swetland Homestead Perkins Restaurant and Bakery is located on the property. More dining options are within walking distance of the hotel. Guests are invited to enjoy the free continental breakfast,free coffee and free local calls. Pets less than 120 pounds are welcome with a deposit and nightly fee. This Wilkes Barre hotel provides travelers with free wireless high-speed Internet access and access to copy and fax services. The meeting room accommodates up to 40 people. All wonderfully-appointed guest rooms include cable television. In addition, all rooms come equipped with coffee makers, hair dryers, microwaves and refrigerators. Non-smoking rooms are also available. The Econo Lodge Arena provides the perfect combination of luxury and affordability to everyone in the Wilkes Barre area. Make us your home away from home.

Green Sustainability

Econo Lodge Arena makes it Easy To Be Green! We use energy efficient indoor lighting solutions (CFL / LED bulbs)along with a towel and linen reuse program. We encourage each of our guests to participate by supplying each room with a recycling can to help reduce environmental impact. Our "Room To Be Green" program is a modest first step toward a greater collective good.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2010
Floors: 3
Rooms: 103
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 83
Handicap Rooms: 2
Suites: 6
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 400 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 40 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 6:00 PM to ?
Policies / Expenses
Individual: By 4:00 PM, 24 hours prior to arrival date. Group: 14 days winter / 30 days summer
Nightly Parking: 00
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00% (Sales)
Occupancy Tax: 5.00% (County)
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 0.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 0.00%
Other Tax: 0.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 5.00 Per Person (over 2)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Room Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 0.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 0.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 0.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 0.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet accommodations: 10.00 per night/pet, limit 2 pets/room. Pet Deposit: 50.00 (refundable after room inspection).

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Bus parking
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Child facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

AVP 15 MILES TAXI : $ APPROX. $30.00

Local Shuttle Info: none

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

A Complimentary Continental Breakfast is available

About Econo Lodge

  • Easy Starts continental breakfast
  • Offer special promotions and advance purchase deals
  • Free high-speed internet and premium movie channel
  • Convenient locations close to major roads and highways

The Econo Lodge highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Econo Lodge Arena

Rate fluctuations of Econo Lodge Arena

This chart illustrates seasonality of sleeping room prices for both group rates and the best online individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 40.4% in June 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $119 in the month of April 2013. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Econo Lodge Arena in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Econo Lodge Arena

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Econo Lodge Arena.

Feel free to use the Econo Lodge Arena meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Wilkes Barre event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
HOSPITALITY ROOM 21 x 11 x 10 252 21/-- -- 10 6 7 6 2/1 28 25 25
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Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
252 Sq. Feet
21 x 11 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$1.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1.00 USD
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