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Motel 6 Bloomington - Indiana University

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1800 N Walnut St, Bloomington, IN 47404
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Ranked #20 of 23 hotels in Bloomington
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read the reviews, looked at pictures and despite all signs pointing away from the Motel 6 I didn't listen. The price and location got me. The hotel is absolutely terrible. It's dirty, it smells like smoke, it has roaches, there's shady people living in the rooms, the fridge and AC leaked, there's rust, mold, and dirt all over the... More

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South Bend, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to move from the first room due to the smell of smoke. The front staff was very accommodating about changing rooms. The bedding was stained in both the first room and the second room. At night, people were hanging out in the parking lot and walking about the property. The only positive thing that I can say about... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The front desk guy with blonde hair and glasses is horrible and hung up on me more than once and then I went to the office where he continued to be extremely RUDE!! Had friends that had other rooms and found dirty needles under pillow in room 204 and another friend who found some kind of pipe and a spoon... More

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Manhattan, Kansas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The rooms appeared to have been "cleaned" when we arrived, but there was a bunch of grime in the sink (possibly old tooth paste?). Upon further inspection, the grime in the sink was easily wiped off with a wash cloth. Why did I have to do it instead of the housekeeper? The whole room was smelly and had cobwebs hanging... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I had to move my first room because it smelled of stale smoke. Second room not much better. The remote doesn't work so I have to go back to the office again. The room is very dark and appointed like a 1960's dorm room. The office staff were nice though. I got what I paid for I guess.

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Peru, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I did not realize how hard it would be to find a room for the IU graduation weekend. Thought I was lucky to find a room so close to campus. The joke was on me. If I paid $45 for this room I would not be complaining. But when they jackup the the cost 3xs that to gouge parents on... More

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South Riding, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Never again. The "non-smoking" room reeked of cigarette smoke. The floor was sticky. It was just disgusting. The key stop working, the TV barely functioned and oh by the way, they don't provide shampoo. Plus since it was graduating weekend, the price was jacked up.

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Slinger, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Rooms are your basic Motel 6 without the 6 year old boys comforters, thank god! Internet is available but is so slow it is useless. The rooms are dated and some of the plaster and paint is pealing. If your looking for a clean basic room at a cheap price this is the place to stay.

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Auburn, Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I was on a trip to visit my daughter at IU for a day. My only necessity was to have a place to shower and lay my head down. Motel 6 fit the bill. All the other big chains wanted over double what I paid. The staff was friendly, allowed me a late check out. Parking was right outside my... More

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San Francisco, CA
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
41 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is a budget motel centrally located in a college town. One shouldn't have to say much more than that, but after reading the other reviews, perhaps a bit more explanation is needed. It's a budget motel. That means that people without a lot of money stay here. They might have kids. They may not treat the place like a... More

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Bloomington - Indiana University

Address: 1800 N Walnut St, Bloomington, IN 47404
Location: United States > Indiana > Bloomington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Bloomington - Indiana University 2*
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Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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