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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean room and comfortable beds. Great water pressure in the shower too! The only items that kept me from giving 5 out of 5 was the musty smell in the elevator and how stuffy our room was when we arrived. Opening the window for a bit fixed that though. It is also very easy to get to. We...

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EconoLodgeArena, General Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to offer your review and for expressing your positive comments. It's truly rewarding to hear how pleased you were with your visit. Our guests feedback is more important than you can imagine. Thank you again and hope to see you again soon.

Morristown, New York
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Stopped here again for a evenings rest on the way back from Roanoke, never been disappointed staying here as the rooms are always very clean and comfortable. Excellent WiFi available along with microwave refrigerator and color tv.. Bathroom facilities very clean and the staff are very pleasant to deal with. Again I highly recommend this Econo Lodge

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EconoLodgeArena, General Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer your comments about your recent visit. I was very pleased to hear the positive feedback regarding the hotel's cleanliness and the staff performance. I was especially pleased to see that you rated us such high scores. Thank you again and hope to see you again in the near future....

Reviewed 26 April 2015

Stayed at the Econo Lodge on our way home from Virgina. Very easy location to get to right off of Interstate 81 Lovely clean comfortable room with excellent wifi refrigerator microwave and color tv. Would recommend this hotel as very reasonable room rates. We have stayed here on several different occasions

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EconoLodgeArena, Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

On behalf of our entire staff, I would like to let you know how delighted we were to receive your kind words of praise. The principal goal of our hotel is to provide dependable service to all of our guests at reasonable prices. But, it's only through their eyes that we can accurately assess the quality of the accommodations and...

Brighton, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We stayed at this hotel end December and gave it 5 points, and they deserved it. This time around, not so good. The rooms are fine, some little hiccups as others noted, but quite okay for the money. The breakfast however was nothing like before. The only protein was a cold hard boiled egg. There were no waffles or pancakes....

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EconoLodgeArena, General Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback but dis-heartening to hear your visit was less than expected. Unfortunately, due to the economic climate, we had to make some changes to our breakfast. Although...

PEI
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Stayed at the Econo Lodge on our way home from Florida. The people were excellent and I recommend staying here. The room was clean as was the rest of the hotel. It is pet friendly if you need it, but not much room to take the dog out. That would be the only slightly negative comment. We will stay there...

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EconoLodgeArena, General Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to offer your review and for expressing your positive comments. Your recommendations to other travelers are priceless. It's truly rewarding to hear how pleased you were with your visit. Thank you again and hope you can visit us again soon.

Dixfield, Maine
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This Econo Lodge is hands down the best Econo Lodge we have stayed in. Clean through out, friendly staff, easy off and on I 81 and they even have a kitchen for the guests to use! Will stay here every time we go through Wilkes Barre. Not many bells and whistles but just a great place to stop for a...

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EconoLodgeArena, Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

Thank you so much... I was thrilled to hear you were happy with your visit and found the hotel convenient for your needs. Words cannot express how much your recommendations to your friends and to other travelers will mean to all of us here at the hotel. Please know how much we appreciate that you took the time to offer...

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We decided to give this hotel another try based on the recent reviews and I can't believe we stayed in the same hotel! This hotel has three floors, the top one is reserved for smokers and the first floor caters to pets and their owners. We stayed on the supposedly smoke free second floor. As soon as the fan came...

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EconoLodgeArena, Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback. Your feedback will serve as a tool for improvement as well as alerting me to areas that may require immediate attention. Please know that we do strive daily to continuously improve the quality of our...

Meadows Of Dan
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I have stayed at this Econo Lodge several times. Stayed in Feb and March of this year, so far. This is one of the most clean motels I have ever stayed, and it has been that way every time I've stayed here. TV, lights, heat - everything worked great. Easy access from the interstate, great rates, and very nice staff...

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EconoLodgeArena, General Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

Thank you so much... You cannot imagine how much your recommendations to other travelers means to all of us here at the hotel. Please know how much we appreciate that you took the time to offer your review. Hope your next visit can be sooner rather than later.

Maine
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We are Choice Hotel fans. We typically stay at their higher end properties-- Comfort Inn and Suites--when traveling for both business and pleasure. We opted to try this Econo Lodge because of its Platinum Award status. Our quick overnight stay wouldn't require the amenities offered by the more expensive alternatives. We have stayed in other platinum award winning properties for...

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EconoLodgeArena, Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

I am beaming... you have made me so proud! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers about your recent visit with us. I am sure most people don't realize how difficult it is to earn a Platinum award, let alone retain in for the past 7 years. Your detailed comments make that task all...

Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

checked in Feb 14th 2015 upon arrival, I was greeted by Melissa she was very friendly and courteous, she is the only good thing about this dump. About 10 minutes after entering the room my 4 year old found an insulin needle on the floor under the bed, the general manager made no big deal except to say " in...

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EconoLodgeArena, Manager at EconoLodge Arena, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks regarding our friendly and courteous employee and thank you for being so thorough in your attempt to ruin the integrity of the hotel. Your attention to detail has given me the opportunity to respond to each area mentioned. I am initially compelled to apologize for your 4 year old finding that insulin needle. I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated at the foot of the Poconos off Interstate 81, the hotel is minutes from the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. PNC Park, Steam Town National Historic Site and the FM Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs is just five miles away, featuring casino gambling and live harness racing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about EconoLodge Arena

Address: 1075 Wilkes Barre Township Blvd, SR 309, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6172
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Luzerne County > Wilkes-Barre
Price Range: RM257 - RM421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — EconoLodge Arena 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Arena Hotel Wilkes-Barre
Econo Lodge Wilkes Barre
Econolodge Wilkes Barre
Wilkes-Barre Econo Lodge
Hotel Style:
#2 Casino Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#2 Best Value Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#7 Business Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#7 Romantic Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#7 Family Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
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“Ask for Eddie.”
 of 5 bubbles HiRadDrifter, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If noise bothers you, ask for a room away from any rooms that allow pets.”
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“Get a room on the 3rd floor for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles nihaoma2011, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“first floor is good so one does not have to use evelator”
 of 5 bubbles mary212, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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