Budget Lodge

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

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Budget Lodge

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Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom
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Studio, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom | Bathroom
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Overview of Budget Lodge

6.4 out of 10 Good
6.4/10 Good

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • 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
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Living room
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Washer/dryer
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

Family Double or Twin Room, 2 Double Beds

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

  • 17 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Studio, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

  • 12 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Saskatoon Downtown
  • University of Saskatchewan - 1 min drive
  • SaskTel Centre - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • John G. Diefenbaker Intl. Airport (YXE) - 16 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)


  • Bon Temps Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Christies Il Secondo - 19 min walk
  • Las Palapas Resort Grill - 4 min drive
  • Earl's Restaurant & Lounge - 17 min walk
  • Amigos Cantina - 19 min walk

About this property

Budget Lodge

Budget Lodge offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for CAD 30 per vehicle one-way. You'll have free perks like WiFi and self parking.


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 available
  • 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 (see details)
  • 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

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
  • Separate living room

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).


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.
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.
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.







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4/10 Fair

Linda, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Larry, 2-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

too many bed bugs and insects in room and on bed needs fumigation of whole property and change of bed mattresses
shabbir, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Very bad hotel. Please do not stay here if you are with family or partner. They don't even broom or clean any carpet. you can tell from carpet they didn't clean it for many days. All people I saw there or around just came to smoke weed, you smell inside and outside of the building same thing. AC in unit has no control if it runs it keep cooling until so cold will never come to this hotel sorry
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6/10 Good

Yogmaya, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Well you get what you pay for. Not horrible but the doors are code accessed so you take it on faith they change the code each time. Shared washroom and kitchen area which is fine i suppose. Mind you i left a day early (3 day stay) becuase i woke up with what i believe was at least 3 beed bugs. I told staff and i hope they resolve the issue
Michael, 3-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Economical price.
Robert, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The front desk person was really friendly and helpful!
Muhammad Zeeshan, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

This is as advertised, inexpensive. Parkung is challenging with traffic conditions. Share bathroom is like a house, not for everyone.
James, 2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Got eaten alive by bed bugs
Anthony, 1-night trip
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