Econo Lodge

176 North Lovers Lane, Franklin, IN 46131 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property
39.483400-86.018120
+1-800-760-7718
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4.0/5

Based on 448 guest reviews

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  • We have an indoor pool ready for use
  • Free breakfast
  • 38 rooms in hotel
  • Check-in time: 11:00
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room - Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room - Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room - Free High Speed
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room - Free WiFi
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

The Howard Johnson Express Inn is close to area attractions like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis Zoo, the Conseco Fieldhouse, Franklin College and Camp Atterbury. Guest will enjoy shopping at the nearby Circle Center Mall and Outlet Malls. The Indianapolis International Airport and Indiana University are 30 miles away. The Kentucky Derby is about 90 miles away. This Howard Johnson Express Inn Hotel offers guests Full Service Amenities including Free USA Today, Free Coffee, Free Local Calls and an Indoor Heated Pool which is next door-connected hotels. Business travelers will appreciate modern conveniences like Free High-Speed Wireless Internet Access in all rooms, Telephone and Free Faxes. This beautiful hotel offers Free Continental Breakfast, Free Wireless High Speed Internet access and several amenities in each guest room. Howard Johnson Express is located 1 mile from the Franklin Indiana downtown business district, 18 miles from Downtown Indianapolis, next to the I65 highway for easy

Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Bed bug infested."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Place was the pits. Want a refund. Didn't stay.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
30-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 28 to Sun Jun 30 2019 at a $62.93 average nightly rate.
"Bugs Everywhere."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
No water when we got there. Guest we met when checking in was eat up by bed bugs. He had been moved to four room and all had bed bugs. We refused to stay. Want refund.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 28 to Sat Jun 29 2019 at a $63.20 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 448 guest reviews

Property Description

The Econo Lodge is a hassle-free hotel in Franklin, IN that is easy to find, easy to book and easy on your wallet. Amenities include free WiFi, free Easy Starts continental breakfast, meeting space and free coffee. Guest rooms feature a refrigerator, microwave, free premium movie channel and kitchen facilities. We are located off Interstate 65 about 30 miles south of downtown Indianapolis. Nearby attractions include Greenwood Mall, Edinburgh Premium Outlets, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis State Museum and Franklin College. Earn rewards like free nights and gift cards when you join our Choice Privileges program.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 11:00
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 0
Rooms: 38
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 0
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 0
Meeting Rooms: 0 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 800 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 89 people
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
4 PM
Nightly Parking: 0

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Car rental
  • 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
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room

Airport & Shuttle Information

Indianapolis International Airport65 North to 465 West70 West to Indpls Intl Airport Exit

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

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.

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 Franklin 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
The Meeting Room 40 x 20 x 0 800--/----55202220--/--8489--
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The Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
800 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 20 x 0 M.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
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    FAQs about Econo Lodge

    What time is check in?

    Check in time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

    What time is check out?

    Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

    How many rooms does Econo Lodge have?

    There are 38 rooms in the property.

    Is there any meeting space at Econo Lodge?

    Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

    Can I get a AAA rate at Econo Lodge?

    Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate - 1 King Bed 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room - Free WiFi

    Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Econo Lodge?

    Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior AARP Rate ID Required 1 King Bed 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room - Free WiFi

    Is there a pool at Econo Lodge?

    Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

    Testimonials:

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    "You helped me with budgeting airfares and with all this help on hotels and air, we ended up choosing to have an off-site meeting and it ended up being cheaper than us hosting it here in NYC!" C.C. - New York City, NY

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