We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Econo Lodge Kalkaska

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Econo Lodge Kalkaska
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Econo Lodge Kalkaska
See the most recent reviews
Showing 42: English reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2015

My rating of this hotel is in comparison to other Econo Lodges that I have stayed at (not comparing Econo Lodge to a Hilton or Four Seasons). Honestly, I was pleasantly surprised. While you could tell the hotel itself was older, the rooms had been (partially) renovated. The showers in the bathroom appeared to still be the original, but the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Dana H
Niles, Michigan
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Our room was 169.00 for a night. (May have been worth $40-60) The shower was not clean, The floors were gross. Asked for my discount for being a teacher and was told NO before I could even finish asking the question. Other choice hotels give 10%. The only positive is that we missed breakfast and the desk clerk did offer...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Donna D
Garden, Michigan
Reviewed 4 May 2015

The motel needs some advertising or better street signage..first thing we saw was a Danger sign.. it scared us away, so we went someplace else.. Later we found out where the office was and there was 2 cars there, It did need lots of work done to make it customer friendly. The next morning we noticed when we were leaving...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Dora G
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

The owner was rude and short, if I could have cancelled my room without being charged I would have walked out. Rooms are very old and outdated. Bathroom very small, bed uncomfortable, very unpleasant stay.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Christine S
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Very reasonably priced compare to Traverse city hotels. Newly done rooms; carpet looked new, newer furniture (different than last time), new flat screen tvs and new clean looking bedding. The breakfast area is small but enough for me to eat. It is close to traverse city and the casino. The owner's family was very nice and helpful.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I was surprised we were able to get three rooms for the night during tourist season. I was leery that there was a reason these rooms may have still been available. Upon entering the room though my fears were without merit. While the narrow halls and steep stairs showed the age of the building, the rooms had clean carpet and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank HaroldRodgers
Rochester Hills, MI
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This hotel is smelly, has thin walls, and is obviously in desperate need of a makeover. "Continental" breakfast was a joke. I was frankly embarrassed for the people who worked there. The internet was practically non-existent, and people were LOUD outside our window all night...NO SLEEP!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TNtoMI
Kalkaska
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Review collected in partnership with Easytobook.com
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rhonda R
northern michigan
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Needed a place to crash for 8 hours and stayed here between jobs. My first impression was this can't be that bad. Then I got my keys and went to room 226. I opened the door and got a face full of smoke smell. The hotel is supposed to be smoke free. It is probably residual smoke smell since this...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank paulretherford
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Slept with my bug spray on in case there were bugs. Narrow steps were dangerous, would be difficult to escape a fire. When we got there, a family of four were in the parking lot frantically calling on their cell phones looking for another hotel after they saw bugs in their room. Isn't there a health department check on these...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Sta T

17 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (12)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Kalkaska
26.2 km away
Sleep Inn & Suites Acme - Traverse City
32.3 km away
Howard Johnson of Traverse City
Howard Johnson of Traverse City
#15 of 40 in Traverse City
753 reviews
29.2 km away
AmericInn Traverse City
AmericInn Traverse City
#7 of 40 in Traverse City
459 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
28.0 km away
Cherry Tree Inn & Suites
Cherry Tree Inn & Suites
#2 of 40 in Traverse City
2,805 reviews
32.2 km away
Comfort Inn Traverse City
Comfort Inn Traverse City
#8 of 40 in Traverse City
343 reviews
2.3 km away
All Seasons Resort
All Seasons Resort
#1 of 4 in Kalkaska
59 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Kalkaska

Address: 703 N Cedar St, Kalkaska, MI 49646-8485
Region: United States > Michigan > Kalkaska County > Kalkaska
Price Range: RM301 - RM421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Kalkaska 2*
Number of rooms: 38
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Expedia, Travelocity and Choice Hotels so you can book your Econo Lodge Kalkaska reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Kalkaska Econo Lodge
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Econo Lodge Kalkaska staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Building is very close to the main road, and therefore noisy. Rooms on the west side may be a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles LukeNGoode595, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel...”
 of 5 bubbles donnad117, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Sleep in your car and save the money.:-)”
 of 5 bubbles paulretherford, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Not a good choice for handicap travelers”
 of 5 bubbles MaryLeeG, 29 May 2013 | Read review
“ask for 1st floor room where you can park right in front of your room. It's easier that way for me atleast.”
 of 5 bubbles Baymont633, 24 Nov 2011 | Read review
5 of 5