ECONO LODGE

6201 Opportunity Lane, Merrillville, IN 46410 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
2.0 Star Highway Hotel in Lake County
41.50476-87.31792
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Poor
2.5/5

Based on 78 guest reviews

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  • Has indoor swimming pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 10.1%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 70 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Group booking rating of 8.0/10

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Room Types

Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite or Free Internet in Room Free Parking Fridge Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite or Free Internet in Room Free Parking Fridge Microwave
Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Accessible Free High Speed Wireless Coffeemaker in Room Desk
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Free High Speed Wireless Desk in Room Sofa Coffeemaker
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Sitting Area Sofa and or Chair Free High Speed Wireless
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Suite 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room Sofa Bed Free High Speed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Suite No Promotion 1
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Suite No Promotion 2
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Suite No Rates
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Free High Speed Wireless Table and Chairs Coffeemaker
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds No Promotion 1
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds No Promotion 2
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds No Rates
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Nonsmoking Free Internet in Room Free Parking
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room 2 Queen Beds 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Queen Bed with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Queen Bed with Sofa Bed 1 Queen and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Indiana Dunes, Downtown Chicago, Casinos, Deep River Water Park, Albanese Candy Factory

Customer Reviews of Econo Lodge

2.5 out of 5. Based on 78 guest reviews, Poor

Property Description

2 story brick building, no elevator. Indoor heated pool, free wi-fi 24 hr fitness room & guest laundry facility. 24 hr guest assistance. Vending machines in lobby.Free continental breakfast. All rooms equipped with coffee pot. 70 spacious rooms for your comfort all with inside entrances. Conveniently located off I-65 & 61st Ave. exit 255 next to Cracker Barrel restaurant in Merrillville, Indiana. Meeting rooms are located on the second floor and can accommodate from 5 to 50 people depending on set up. Catering available upon request from outside vendor for additional charge.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2011
Floors:2
Rooms:70
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:70
Handicap Rooms:3
Suites:8
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:1 View Spaces
Meeting Space:1000 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 5.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Indoor Pool Hours: 9:00am-10:00pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
by 4:00 PM Day of arrival
Nightly Parking:free
Typical Group Deposit:50% 30 days out
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed. Breed Restrictions Apply. 25lb weight limit. $50.00 per pet fee.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Quiet location
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO

Airport & Shuttle Information

Gary/Chicago Airport 18 miles, one way taxi $25, no shuttle available. Chicago Midway 45 miles, one way taxi $75. Chicago Ohare 55 miles, one way taxi $90. Airport bus available 2 miles from Lees Inn to & from Midway & Ohare airports for $20 each way per person.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary Continental Breakfast

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.

Previously known as:
Lees Inn & Suites

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Econo Lodge

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

Feel free to use the Econo Lodge meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Merrillville 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
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Meeting Room 45 x 35 x 10 100048/--35--3030----/--------
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
45 x 35 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Air Conditioning

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