Econo Lodge

2306 East Main St. Building B, Albert Lea, MN 56007 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Property
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3.0/5

Based on 76 guest reviews

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  • Fitness center on property
  • 47 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Group score of 10.0/10

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
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Check Rates1 King Bed - Free WiFi Coffeemaker Cable TV Hbohairdryer Iron
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Check Rates1 King Bed - Free WiFi Coffeemaker Microwave
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Check Rates1 King Bed and Complimentray Buffet Breakfast
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Check Rates1 King Bed Jacuzzi
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Check Rates1 King Bed Jacuzzi Free WiFi, Microwave, Minifridge Coffeemaker
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Check Rates1 King Bed Suite 1 Bedroom Suite Living Room Sitting Area Sofa and or
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Check Rates1 King Jacuzzi
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Check Rates1 King Standard
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Check Rates1 or 2 Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Double Bed
Non-Smoking
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Check Rates2 Double Beds - Free WiFi Coffeemaker Cable TV HBO Hairdryer Iron
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Check Rates2 Double Beds and Complimentray Buffet Breakfast
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Check Rates2 Double Standard
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds - Free WiFi Flat Panel TV Clock Radio
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds - Free WiFi, Microwave Keurig Coffeemaker HBO
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Suite - Free WiFi Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator HBO
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Check Rates2 Queen Standard
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesCAA Member Rate 1 King Bed - Free WiFi Coffeemaker Cable TV HBO Hairdryer Iron
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Check RatesCAA Member Rate 2 Queen Beds - Free WiFi, Microwave Keurig Coffeemaker HBO
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Check RatesCAA Member Rate 2 Queen Beds Suite - Free WiFi Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator HBO
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Local Attractions

Off-Site Recreational Activities Blazing Star Trail, 2.1 mi. Bancroft Bay City Park, 2.2 mi. Edgewater Park, 2.6 mi. Cinema 7, 2.7 mi. Skyline Shopping Center, 2.9 mi. Green Lea Golf Course, 3.4 mi. Northbridge Mall, 3.4 mi. Big Island State Park, 3.5 mi. Fountain Lake, 3.8 mi. Albert Lea Lake, 3.8 mi. Albert Lea Family YMCA, 4.4 mi. Wedgewood Golf Course, 5 mi. Hickory Hills Campground, 7 mi. Area Attractions Pelican Breeze II Cruise Boat, 1.1 mi. Denmark Park, 2.3 mi. Freeborn County Historical Society, 2.6 mi. Pioneer Village, 2.6 mi. Albert Lea Art Center, 2.8 mi. University of Minnesota Extension Service, 2.8 mi. Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, 2.9 mi. Myre Big Island State Park, 3.4 mi. Albert Lea City Arena, 4.4 mi. Hill''s Gardens, 4.7 mi. Diamond Jo Worth Casino, 17.8 mi.

Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"My Stay"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The room was very clean, the bed was very comfortable, the TV worked just right and there was a microwave and frig but no coffee machine and all this for a very reasonable price. But, they definitily needed more signs in the hallways for the front desk.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-May-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat May 09 to Sun May 10 2020 at a $51.02 average nightly rate.
"About my stay."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The room was very clean, the bed was very comfortable, the TV worked just right and there was a microwave and frig but no coffee machine and all this for a very reasonable price. But, they definitily needed more signs in the hallways for the front desk.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-May-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat May 09 to Sun May 10 2020 at a $51.02 average nightly rate.
"Okay"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Clean room. The toilet keep running every few minutes, told front desk they didn't fix it, other than that its was okay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 16 to Sun Aug 18 2019 at a $149.00 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 76 guest reviews

Property Description

Econolodge . Our seasoned staff will make your experience a positive one. We have everything you need under one roof. Get out of the hustle and bustle of the city. Let us create a learning experience that will inspire you.•Fast, Free and Reliable WIFI•Fitness Center•ATM available•Beautiful Courtyard•Business Center•86 channel cable with HBO•Received top scores from MN health Department for cleanliness of hotel•Clean Comfortable Rooms Guaranteed!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2018
Floors: 2
Rooms: 47
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 47
Handicap Rooms: 1
Rooms with 1 Bed: 3
Rooms with 2 Beds: 44
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 6629 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 247 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 0
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Largest indoor hotel pool and bowling alley.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Before 6:00 PM the night of arrival
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 10.37%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.88%
Occupancy Tax: 3.00%
City Tax: 1.00%
Shipping Handling Fee: 10.00 Per Item
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

The local airport is only minutes away and is capable of midsize business jets. Minneapolis International is one and half hours away. Rochester and Mason City airports are 40 minutes away.

Local Shuttle Info: $6 taxi cap anywhere in town, 24 hours a day.

Breakfast Information

Continental Breakfast

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Only allow pets in designated pet rooms. $20 plus for one pet. $40 for two pets. With maximum of two pets per room.

Parking Info

Truck and Bus Parking

Internet / WiFI

free

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:
Americas Best Value Inn Full Service, Ramada Albert Lea, Ramada

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 Albert Lea 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
Bear Creek 20 x 27 x 8 540--/453122131513--/--6054--
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Bear Creek

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
540 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 27 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$150.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$300.00 USD
Land Between the Lakes Event Center seats up to 400 people. We also offer a full service hotel attached to meeting rooms.
Eagles Nest 42 x 28 x 8 1176--/986849283428--/--131118--
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Eagles Nest

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1176 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
42 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$350.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
Land Between the Lakes Event Center seats up to 400 people. We also offer a full service hotel attached to meeting rooms.
Fox Run 29 x 39 x 8 1131--/946647273227--/--126113--
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Fox Run

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1131 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
29 x 39 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$350.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
Land Between the Lakes Event Center seats up to 400 people. We also offer a full service hotel attached to meeting rooms.
Pheasants Ridge 28 x 29 x 8 812--/68473419--19--/--9081--
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Pheasants Ridge

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
812 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 29 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$350.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
Land Between the Lakes Event Center seats up to 400 people. We also offer a full service hotel attached to meeting rooms.
Event Center 54 x 55 x 9 2970--/247173124718571--/--330297--
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Event Center

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2970 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
54 x 55 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$700.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$900.00 USD
Land Between the Lakes Event Center seats up to 400 people. We also offer a full service hotel attached to meeting rooms.

FAQs about Econo Lodge

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM 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 47 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Econo Lodge?

Yes, they have 5 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Econo Lodge?

Continental Breakfast

What parking is available at Econo Lodge?

Truck and Bus Parking

How much does internet cost?

free

Can I get a AAA rate at Econo Lodge?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Member Rate 1 King Bed - Free WiFi Coffeemaker Cable TV HBO Hairdryer Iron

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

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: AARP Member Rate 1 King Bed - Free WiFi Coffeemaker Cable TV HBO Hairdryer Iron

Is there a gym at Econo Lodge?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. Wifi poor. Wifi quality could be improved. Most guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Testimonials:

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"The meeting was held on May 1st and it was great! The accommodations rec'd lots of compliments and the staff there were terrific to work with! I will be recommending your website to others in AmeriGas who schedule meetings." J.B. - Sacramento, CA

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