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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Chose this motel after calling at its more expensive cousin across the car park. It might have been a little tired around the edges but that wasn't noticeable. The usual standard of good beds and other facilities are there to be enjoyed. Nothing grated

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Gary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Pros: clean towels only stayed one night because we couldn't cancel Cons: board of health closed down the pool Cigarette burns everywhere Questionable stains TV broke Dirty clothes and towels in room Chair filthy and torn Just dirty!!!!! Final thoughts: Ok price but not worth the money. The room was dirty, the TV turned off and on, the comforter was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Got a King size room for $55 a night. Thought it was a good deal. Exterior of hotel is showing age. Parking not very well lit and full of pot holes. Interior of building has freighted carpet and dimly lit. Room had beer cap on the floor and pubic hair on toilet. Obviously had not been cleaned. No toilet paper... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

This is going to be the 3rd stay at this hotel within a month. I always want to come back and stay here. Shannon at the front desk is a true asset to the property. Met the GM and think she does a great job with the property and staff. Breakfast is a bit weak but continental enough to qualify.... More 

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3 Thank SBM68
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

The group I went to Merrillville/Hobart with decided to stay there again but I don't know why. Two years ago when I was there last the place had just gone under new management and were promising that there would be a lot of improvements done so I booked there instead of any other area motels. I couldn't see where anything... More 

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5 Thank Ronald O
Fort Worth, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I booked a week at the Econo Lodge in Merrillville for late August 2014. I was in the area for some volunteer work -- modest accommodations would suffice, as I'd only be sleeping at the motel. Unfortunately, the property was not very clean and was poorly managed. There were many food spills in the corridors, trash was blown far and... More 

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4 Thank vol-bldr
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Once upon a time this use to be a really nice place when it was Lee's Inn. My Husband and I made a quick trip to Merrillville to visit Family on Labor Day weekend. We got this place from Priceline.com. The staff is super nice - but the hotel.. OMG!! A moldy, mildewey MESS.. There was a roach in our... More 

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Lineville, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Here's an example of be careful with what you see on the web pages. The rooms were worn and dated. We only had on lamp in the room (and a hall light and bathroom light). The "comfortable" chair was so worn on the back that the stuffing was showing. The TV reception was not much better than when we had... More 

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Pilot, Virginia
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2014

I stayed two nights at this property. I found the room to be quiet and comfortable, although dated. But who cares about the furnishings when all you want is a good night's sleep. The people working the front desk were definitely a "cut above". They went so far as to print out directions to a location I was visiting in... More 

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2 Thank Fred J
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2014 via mobile

We had been driving through a snow storm and had to pull over for the night. After calling various places for their rates and accessibility, this Econo Lodge had a great rate and even had a toddler pack-and-play which other places didn't. The complimentary breakfast was great; bread, muffins, pancake, cereal, etc. To top it off, the staff was very... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merrillville, IN Hotel - EconoLodge hotel located in Merrillville, IndianaWith convenient, easy access to Interstate 65, the newly-renovated EconoLodge(R) hotel in Merrillville, IN is the perfect location to reach such destinations as Chicago, Lake Michigan and the many attractions in the far northwest part of Indiana. This Merrillville, IN hotel is near Deep River Water Park, Star Plaza Theatre and the Majestic Star Casino. Indiana Dunes State Park is a short trip east along the shores of Lake Michigan. Guests of the EconoLodge hotel will enjoy the exercise room and indoor heated pool. Other amenities include: Free breakfast, Free wireless high-speed Internet,Free weekday newspaper,Free local calls, cable television, pillow-top mattress, coffee maker, desk. Some rooms offer a refrigerator; hair dryers, irons and ironing boards are available at the front desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 6201 Opportunity Ln., Merrillville, IN 46410-2776 (Formerly Lees Inn Merrillville)
Region: United States > Indiana > Merrillville
Price Range: ₹ 2,932 - ₹ 4,909 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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Lees Hotel Merrillville
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“Rooms 113 or 126”
 of 5 bubbles SBM68, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a second floor room....room 102 needs a "do over"”
 of 5 bubbles newlywed2011_11, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Stay faraway from anything on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles EveS343, 20 Dec 2012 | Read review
“There is a pool and whirlpool, and the hotel is willing to keep them open a bit later than the posted time. So, if that kind of noise bothers you, ask for a room away from that area. We stayed in a room at the end of one of the halls on the first floor, and it was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles captkirk17, 23 Oct 2012 | Read review
“There are better motels in the area, they might be worth checking out.”
 of 5 bubbles RonaldO430, 7 Oct 2012 | Read review
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