The Econo Lodge is centrally located close to the historical downtown area and most major businesses. The Museum of the Albemarle is two miles away. The campuses of the College of The Albemarle, Elizabeth City State University and Mid-Atlantic Christian University are less than three miles away. The USCG Air Station Elizabeth City is only seven miles from the hotel.
Located on the narrows of the Pasquotank River and the Albemarle Sound, Elizabeth City is the economic and commercial hub of the northeastern North Carolina mainland. A variety of restaurants surround the hotel.