Econo Lodge Downtown

  • 817 Central Avenue NE , Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
  • 817 Central Avenue NE , Albuquerque, New Mexico - 87102
  • 855-516-1090
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Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
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1 King Bed

Features a private balcony


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 40-inch flat-screen TV with premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker

Bed Type and Features - Blackout drapes/curtains and linens

Restrooms & Showers - Hair dryer and towels

Extra Features - Laptop workspace, phone, and electrical adapters/chargers

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Complimentary local calls
  • Room Linens provided
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Hair dryer
  • Electrical adapters and chargers
  • TV - Satellite Service
  • Balcony
  • Flat panel TV
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking
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1 King Bed

248-sq-foot room with a balcony


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 40-inch flat-screen TV with premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker

Bed Type and Features - Blackout drapes/curtains and linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, a hair dryer, and towels

Extra Features - Laptop workspace, phone, and electrical adapters/chargers

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • TV - Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Smoking
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Complimentary local calls
  • Room Linens provided
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Hair dryer
  • Electrical adapters and chargers
  • TV - Satellite Service
  • Balcony
  • Flat panel TV
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
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1 King Bed

250-sq-foot room with a balcony


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 40-inch flat-screen TV with premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker

Bed Type and Features - Blackout drapes/curtains and linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, a hair dryer, and towels

Extra Features - Laptop workspace, phone, and electrical adapters/chargers

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Complimentary local calls
  • Room Linens provided
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Hair dryer
  • Electrical adapters and chargers
  • TV - Satellite Service
  • Balcony
  • Flat panel TV
Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
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2 Queen Beds

250-sq-foot room with a balcony


Internet - Free WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 40-inch flat-screen TV with premium channels

Food and Beverages - Refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker

Bed Type and Features - Blackout drapes/curtains and linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, a hair dryer, and towels

Extra Features - Laptop workspace, phone, and electrical adapters/chargers

Pleasure - Climate-controlled air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • TV - Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Blackout drapes-curtains
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Complimentary local calls
  • Room Linens provided
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • AC / In-room climate control
  • Hair dryer
  • Electrical adapters and chargers
  • TV - Satellite Service
  • Balcony
  • Flat panel TV
 

About The Hotel

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About Econo Lodge Downtown Hotel

Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

A stay at Econo Lodge Downtown places you in the heart of Albuquerque, within a 5-minute drive of Albuquerque Convention Center and El Rey Theater. This motel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from University of New Mexico and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from ABQ BioPark Zoo.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool or make use of other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

A complimentary continental breakfast is included.

Renovations

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 44 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and microwaves, as well as phones with free local calls.

Pet Policy for Econo Lodge Downtown
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Econo Lodge Downtown, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Econo Lodge Downtown are listed below.

Pets allowed
Maximum number of pets per room 2

Additional Hotel Details
gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Contactless check-out is available
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Social distancing measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options are available
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Masks are available to guests
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
COVID-19 - Essential Workers Only - NO
Protective clothing is available to guests
Gloves are available to guests
No cribs (infant beds) available
No rollaway/extra beds available
No elevators

Econo Lodge Downtown Hotel Amenities


Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible - may have limitations
  • In room accessibility
Breakfast Services
  • Complimentary Breakfast
Business, Conference & Meetings
  • Business center on site
Internet
  • Free internet
Internet
  • Computer station
Lobby Level Services
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Free news papers in lobby
Parking Services
  • Self parking - Free
  • Parking for RV, bus & truck
Pool Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
Property Features
  • Assigned smoking areas
Restaurants & Bars
  • Coffee & tea in common areas

About Econo Lodge By Choice Hotels Brand Hotels

Before Super 8, there was Econo Lodge. Based in the United State and Canada, this economy motel chain brand is the second largest brand under the Choice Hotels group. Created to provide the finest accommodations under the budget-friendly category by Vernon Myers and his son Vernon Jr, Econo Travel now Econo Lodge materialized with funding and marketing help from Lloyd Tarbutton, a local businessman.

Interestingly, business started with Sandy Econo, the hotel’s “mascot” dressed in a Scottish skirt and tam walking around the neighborhood giving away brochures. However, the hotel chain was sold in 1983 for $836 million, all 306 hotels and adapted the name Econo Lodge instead of Econo Travel. The brand was sold and bought several times before Paul Wallace bought the brand and refurbished it and eventually sold it to Choice Hotels International in 1990.

Eventually, this hotel concept located in 865 Military Highway grew from one location to 800 hotels under the Econo Lodge brand today. Initially, there were 40 rooms in each property located near highways and roads. Expansion continues and by 2013, there were around 830 Econo Lodge hotels open and operating in the United States with 28 more under development. Every state in the U.S. and the Canadian province has an Econo Lodge in it.

 
 

Hotel Location

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Nearest airport and around Econo Lodge Downtown - Albuquerque, New Mexico Hotel

 
 

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

The Box Performance Space and Improv Theatre - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Albuquerque Convention Center - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
KiMo Theater - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Roosevelt Park - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Vortex Theatre - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Albuquerque Civic Plaza - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
University of New Mexico - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Sunshine Theater - 1.7 km / 1 mi
El Rey Theater - 1.7 km / 1 mi
The Cell Theater - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Tricklock Company - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Popejoy Hall - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Isotopes Park - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi

The preferred airport for Econo Lodge Downtown is Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi

 
 

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Helpful Info & FAQs

Is free parking available at the Econo Lodge Downtown?

Yes, parking is available free of cost at the Econo Lodge Downtown. This is one of the hotels in Albuquerque with Free Parking.

Does this property have a swimming pool?

Yes, Econo Lodge Downtown has a hotel pool.

What is the check-in policy?

The checking times for Econo Lodge Downtown are between 3:00 PM and anytime. The minimum age to check-in is 21.

What is the check-out time?

This Econo Lodge Downtown's check-out time is 11:00 AM.

What brand is Econo Lodge Downtown?

Econo Lodge Downtown is a part of Econo Lodge By Choice Hotels.

What is the street address for Econo Lodge Downtown?

The address for Econo Lodge Downtown is 817 Central Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

What is the price for tonight?

Based on recent averages, the price for tonight can start at 60.

What is the nightly room rate for this weekend?

Based on recent averages, the room rate for this weekend can be as low as 60 per night.

How many guest rooms are at Econo Lodge Downtown?

The Econo Lodge Downtown has a total of 44 guest rooms.

How many floors does the Econo Lodge Downtown have?

This Albuquerque hotel has 2 floors.

What is the hotel theme?

Travelers find this hotel Good for Business Travelers, Pet Friendly. Other themes include Family.

Recommended landmarks, attractions or things to do around ECONO LODGE DOWNTOWN?

ECONO LODGE DOWNTOWN is within minutes from The Box Performance Space and Improv Theatre - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi , Albuquerque Convention Center - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi and KiMo Theater - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi

 
 

Guest Reviews

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Econo Lodge Downtown Reviews Summary

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Econo Lodge Downtown Reviews Summary

UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: This location is perfect it's right next to I-25 South. My room was really nice. Had refrigerator and microwave. And a Coffee machine. The Bed is nice and thick and medium firm. Air conditioning worked flawlessly in 100 degree weather.my go to place now.
Cons: Ni
UserVerified Hotel Guest
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: Price and staff.
Cons: We chose a non smoking room and it smelled of smoke. Out side of that the room was clean.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Staff was friendly, great location, flexibility with our late arrival
Cons: Some things were not super clean in the bathroom area.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
2/10
 
Poor
Pros: Location
Cons: Old food around coffee maker, other people's hair all over bath.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The receptionist I met is a super friendly and cool guy. The location is very convenient: easy to reach via the highway, walking distance to the old town, bus and train station, and many restaurants.
Cons: The air conditioning unit was not in a good state in this room. It was coming apart, was very noisy, and hard to set to an agreeable temperature, but it was manageable.
UserDaniel
1/10
 
Very Poor
Pros: Room was clean staff was very unprofessional. Management was very very rude
Cons: Management was very rude & unprofessional I did not check in due to weather conditions. Managment refused to refund me because I had the key.Wait he said its protocol. I believe he was just being a prick. He wasnt sure why he didnt want to refund me.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
6/10
 
Pleasant
Pros: Manager at front desk on day shift went out of his way to help us around town.
Cons: Literary across highway I25(noisy). Air in water pipe(noisy). Computer has no media only e-mail/airline booking. Afternoon weekend ceiling fan on making cold. Excuse was the waffle iron heats room too much. Either new waffle iron or omit it totally.
 
Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

A stay at Econo Lodge Downtown places you in the heart of Albuquerque, within a 5-minute drive of Albuquerque Convention Center and El Rey Theater. This motel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from University of New Mexico and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from ABQ BioPark Zoo.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool or make use of other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

A complimentary continental breakfast is included.

Renovations

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 44 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and microwaves, as well as phones with free local calls.

Pet Policy for Econo Lodge Downtown
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Econo Lodge Downtown, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Econo Lodge Downtown are listed below.

Pets allowed
Maximum number of pets per room 2

Additional Hotel Details
gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Contactless check-out is available
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Social distancing measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options are available
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Masks are available to guests
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
COVID-19 - Essential Workers Only - NO
Protective clothing is available to guests
Gloves are available to guests
No cribs (infant beds) available
No rollaway/extra beds available
No elevators

Econo Lodge Downtown Hotel Amenities

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible - may have limitations
  • In room accessibility
Breakfast Services
  • Complimentary Breakfast
Business, Conference & Meetings
  • Business center on site
Internet
  • Free internet
Internet
  • Computer station
Lobby Level Services
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Free news papers in lobby
Parking Services
  • Self parking - Free
  • Parking for RV, bus & truck
Pool Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
Property Features
  • Assigned smoking areas
Restaurants & Bars
  • Coffee & tea in common areas

About Econo Lodge By Choice Hotels Brand Hotels

Before Super 8, there was Econo Lodge. Based in the United State and Canada, this economy motel chain brand is the second largest brand under the Choice Hotels group. Created to provide the finest accommodations under the budget-friendly category by Vernon Myers and his son Vernon Jr, Econo Travel now Econo Lodge materialized with funding and marketing help from Lloyd Tarbutton, a local businessman.

Interestingly, business started with Sandy Econo, the hotel’s “mascot” dressed in a Scottish skirt and tam walking around the neighborhood giving away brochures. However, the hotel chain was sold in 1983 for $836 million, all 306 hotels and adapted the name Econo Lodge instead of Econo Travel. The brand was sold and bought several times before Paul Wallace bought the brand and refurbished it and eventually sold it to Choice Hotels International in 1990.

Eventually, this hotel concept located in 865 Military Highway grew from one location to 800 hotels under the Econo Lodge brand today. Initially, there were 40 rooms in each property located near highways and roads. Expansion continues and by 2013, there were around 830 Econo Lodge hotels open and operating in the United States with 28 more under development. Every state in the U.S. and the Canadian province has an Econo Lodge in it.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

The Box Performance Space and Improv Theatre - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Albuquerque Convention Center - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
KiMo Theater - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Roosevelt Park - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Vortex Theatre - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Albuquerque Civic Plaza - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
University of New Mexico - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Sunshine Theater - 1.7 km / 1 mi
El Rey Theater - 1.7 km / 1 mi
The Cell Theater - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Tricklock Company - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Popejoy Hall - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Isotopes Park - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi

The preferred airport for Econo Lodge Downtown is Albuquerque Intl. Sunport Airport (ABQ) - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi

User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: This location is perfect it's right next to I-25 South. My room was really nice. Had refrigerator and microwave. And a Coffee machine. The Bed is nice and thick and medium firm. Air conditioning worked flawlessly in 100 degree weather.my go to place now.
Cons: Ni
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: Price and staff.
Cons: We chose a non smoking room and it smelled of smoke. Out side of that the room was clean.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Staff was friendly, great location, flexibility with our late arrival
Cons: Some things were not super clean in the bathroom area.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
2/10
Poor
Pros: Location
Cons: Old food around coffee maker, other people's hair all over bath.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The receptionist I met is a super friendly and cool guy. The location is very convenient: easy to reach via the highway, walking distance to the old town, bus and train station, and many restaurants.
Cons: The air conditioning unit was not in a good state in this room. It was coming apart, was very noisy, and hard to set to an agreeable temperature, but it was manageable.
User
Daniel
 
1/10
Very Poor
Pros: Room was clean staff was very unprofessional. Management was very very rude
Cons: Management was very rude & unprofessional I did not check in due to weather conditions. Managment refused to refund me because I had the key.Wait he said its protocol. I believe he was just being a prick. He wasnt sure why he didnt want to refund me.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
6/10
Pleasant
Pros: Manager at front desk on day shift went out of his way to help us around town.
Cons: Literary across highway I25(noisy). Air in water pipe(noisy). Computer has no media only e-mail/airline booking. Afternoon weekend ceiling fan on making cold. Excuse was the waffle iron heats room too much. Either new waffle iron or omit it totally.
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