Budget Lodge

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Basic Room, 2 Double Beds, Shared Bathroom | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, free minibar, individually furnished
Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, free minibar, individually furnished
Studio, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, free minibar, individually furnished
Studio, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, free minibar, individually furnished

Overview of Budget Lodge

Budget Lodge

2.0 star property
Riverfront motel with 6 restaurants, near University of Saskatchewan

6,6/10 Good

191 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
1024 College Dr, Saskatoon, SK, S7N0W1
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • 6 restaurants
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle
  • Train station pick-up service
  • Train station drop-off service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk safe
  • Convenience store
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Washer/dryer
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Saskatoon Downtown
  • University of Saskatchewan - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • John G. Diefenbaker Intl. Airport (YXE) - 15 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Budget Lodge

Motel in the heart of Saskatoon Downtown
Take advantage of a roundtrip airport shuttle, a grocery/convenience store, and laundry facilities at Budget Lodge. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 6 onsite restaurants. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Free self parking and extended parking
  • A shopping center shuttle, a front desk safe, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Luggage storage, express check-in, and multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews speak well of the overall value and walkable location
Room features
All 18 individually furnished rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding and pillow menus, as well as thoughtful touches like air conditioning and free stocked minibars.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Rainfall showers, designer toiletries, and deep soaking tubs
  • 32-inch LED TVs with cable channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, communal kitchens, and full-sized refrigerators/freezers


Chinese (Mandarin), English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 15
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - midnight
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • After hours check-in must be arranged at least one day in advance and requires a valid credit card.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 15


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Onsite parking limited


  • Airport shuttle from 9 AM to 8:30 PM*
  • Train station shuttle*


  • Shopping center shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 6 restaurants
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Room service

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Grocery/convenience store


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled) and heating
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washer and dryer

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Alarm clock
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance and local calls
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CAD 30 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Train station pick-up and train station drop-off service is offered for an extra charge
  • Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Nettys Nest
Nettys Nest Visitor
Nettys Nest Visitor Lodge
Nettys Nest Visitor Lodge Saskatoon
Nettys Nest Visitor Saskatoon
Netty's Nest Visitor Lodge Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Budget Lodge Motel
Budget Lodge Saskatoon
Nettys Nest Visitor Lodge
Budget Lodge Motel Saskatoon

Frequently asked questions

Does Budget Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Budget Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Budget Lodge?
As of 26 September 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Budget Lodge on 28 September 2022 start from R885, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Budget Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Budget Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Budget Lodge?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Budget Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 9 AM to 8:30 PM on request. The charge is CAD 30 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Budget Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Budget Lodge and nearby?
Budget Lodge has a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Budget Lodge?
Yes, there are 6 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include D'Lish by Tish Cafe (12-min walk) and Royal Thai Restaurant (14-min walk).
Does Budget Lodge have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
What's the area around Budget Lodge like?
Budget Lodge is located by the river in Saskatoon Downtown, a short 1-minute walk from University of Saskatchewan and 2 minutes' walk from Royal University Hospital. Travelers recommend the motel for its walkable location.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



4/10 Fair

Ahmad, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sidney, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Lorelei, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Not clean enough or smell unpleasant i should say and ventilation is not good too.
Mary Rose Monique, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Avoid this place, Boogers on Walls, and filthy dirty, argumentative, refused to refund,
Gerald, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dana, 1-night business trip
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6/10 Good

Shared bathroom is not ideal
Randall, 5-night business trip
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2/10 Poor

Very noisy place with shared staff ohh can't sleep
MOUNIR, 1-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

We got banned because of some minor garbage that we didn't clean up. Hence why they have house keeping. Nothing to get banned over that's for sure
Joseph, 2-night family trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

4/10 Fair

The room was dirty and the old linen was not changed. Thankfully for the friendly staff, on reporting this he had given a new bed sheet.
Sriram Krishna, 1-night family trip
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