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Budget Lodge

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Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, free minibar, individually furnished
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Studio, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom | Bathroom | Combined shower/tub, deep soaking tub, rainfall showerhead
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Overview of Budget Lodge

Budget Lodge

2.0 star property

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Room service
1024 College Dr, Saskatoon, SK, S7N0W1

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity of Saskatchewan1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSaskatoon City Hospital16 min walk
  • Popular LocationMidtown Plaza6 min drive
  • AirportSaskatoon, SK (YXE-John G. Diefenbaker Intl.)14 min drive

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About this area


Budget Lodge is located in Saskatoon Downtown, a neighborhood in Saskatoon, and is near the airport and on the riverwalk. Broadway Theatre and Saskatoon Western Development Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Midtown Plaza and Saskatoon Farmers Market. University of Saskatchewan and The Centre are two other places to visit that come recommended.

What's nearby

  • University of Saskatchewan - 1 min walk
  • Royal University Hospital - 2 min walk
  • University Bridge - 9 min walk
  • Saskatoon City Hospital - 16 min walk
  • Midtown Plaza - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • John G. Diefenbaker Intl. Airport (YXE) - 14 min drive


  • Hudsons Canadian Tap House - 17 min walk
  • Filosophi - 10 min walk
  • Starbucks - 18 min walk
  • Thien Vietnam - 18 min walk
  • D'lish by Tish Cafe - 13 min walk

About this property

Budget Lodge

Motel located in Saskatoon Downtown
Located close to Royal University Hospital and Saskatoon City Hospital, Budget Lodge provides a roundtrip airport shuttle, a grocery/convenience store, and laundry facilities. 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, express check-out, and smoke-free premises
  • Multilingual staff, a TV in the lobby, and a front-desk safe
  • 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.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM on request
  • Train station pick-up and drop-off shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Free extended parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • 6 restaurants
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Things to do

  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • In-room full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • In-room microwave
  • In-room washer/dryer
  • Laundry facilities
  • Living room
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Guest services

  • Housekeeping on request
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour and ticket assistance


  • On a river
  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Premium bedding


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


  • 32-inch LED TV with digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Room service
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Heating
  • Individual furnishings
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Living room
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Washer/dryer

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in available
Minimum check-in age: 15


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out available

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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 12 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 30 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served or permitted at this property

Property is 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

Is Budget Lodge pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at Budget Lodge?

As of Jun 2, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Budget Lodge on Jun 4, 2023 start from CA $59.0, excluding 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.

How much is parking at Budget Lodge?

Self parking and extended parking are free at this property.

What time is check-in at Budget Lodge?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Budget Lodge?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Does Budget Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs 9 AM–8:30 PM on request. A fee of CAD 30 per vehicle applies.

Where is Budget Lodge located?

Located in Saskatoon Downtown, this motel is steps from University of Saskatchewan and Royal University Hospital. Saskatoon City Hospital and Broadway Theatre are also within 1 mi (2 km).


Rating 10 - Excellent. 28 out of 208 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 27 out of 208 reviews" "
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8/10 Good


Liked: Staff & service
Economical price.
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

10/10 Excellent

Muhammad Zeeshan

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The front desk person was really friendly and helpful!
Stayed 3 nights in May 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This is as advertised, inexpensive. Parkung is challenging with traffic conditions. Share bathroom is like a house, not for everyone.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

2/10 Terrible


Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Got eaten alive by bed bugs
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was super pleased with the room - inexpensive, up to date, clean, and safe. My bathroom (next door) was also in fine shape, and available whenever needed. Being across from my the university was a bonus.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

6/10 Okay


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

4/10 Poor

Abdul Qadir

Business traveller
Disliked: Staff & service, room comfort
Bad night
Couldn’t sleep until 2am due lot’s of movement noises. It was happening with no consecration of guests are sleeping. Management was involved.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

6/10 Okay


Disliked: Cleanliness
Good quiet location. However poor sanitation.

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022