The Econo Lodge Motel Village has 56 guest rooms and is located a short distance from notable attractions, such as Calgary Towers, McMahon Stadium and the University of Calgary.
On-site amenities include a fitness center, sauna and laundry facility. Guests at the Econo Lodge Motel Village can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning, connect to the hotel's high-speed Internet or use the microwave located in the hotel's lobby. Parking is free and the hotel offers complimentary newspapers. To ensure a comfortable stay, each guest room includes basic amenities, such as blackout drapes, coffee/tea maker, hair dryers, air conditioning, climate control and daily housekeeping.
Numerous guests commented that the hotel was conveniently located a short distance from several good restaurants, the C-Train (light rail) system, Foothills Hospital, Downtown Calgary, as well as shopping areas. Despite the fact that the hotel is located off a busy street, a few guests felt that the atmosphere remained calm and quiet throughout most of the day.
Many reviewers across numerous sources agreed that the rate was reasonable and affordable.
Some guests praised the hotel's housekeeping staff as rooms were adequately cleaned. The friendly staff also impressed many guests and several reviews praised the hotel for employing helpful, knowledgeable and warm people.
The Econo Lodge Motel Village is a no frills hotel and a few guests recommended staying elsewhere. Some guest reviews complained that the rooms at the Econo Lodge needed renovating. Although the majority of guests weren't anticipating top notch accommodations, some were a bit shocked by the run down condition of the hotel.
Complaints of smoke smells and other odours in the hallways and guest rooms were mentioned by some reviewers on Hotels.com and Booking.com.
guest reviews for the Econo Lodge averaged 3 out of 5 points and 60% of guests recommended this hotel.
Booking.com guests rated this property 7.2 out of 10 points. Average guest ratings were based on 52 reviews at the time of writing.
TripAdvisor.com ranked the Econo Lodge #80 out of 96 hotels in Calgary. Average guest ratings for this property were 3 out of 5 points.