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Motel 6 Indianapolis South

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   5151 Elmwood Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46203
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Rew, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Phone didn't work, toilet filled completely to rim before flushing. When we told the desk about the phone, were told to jiggle wires and managed to get through to the desk, but got cut off. When we went to the desk, were told that we had tried to call 911, which routes through the office- if that was the case,... More 

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Aiken, SC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I did like the big refridge with a large freezer and the microwave was great as well. A funny little old fashion TV but the reception was OK. In all the area seems safe and open so is not a problem and easy access to the highway as well as a Walmart only a short drive along with lots of... More 

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on the road
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

If this is your way of traveling, this is the place to stay. Cheap, no-frills, clean, and pet-friendly. No extras, no drama. There were some folks yelling in the lot when we arrived, but they finished their business and soon calmed down.

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Sedgefield
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Booked there for one night and got a very good rate. Although we booked a non-smoking room, it smelt a bit of old smoke.. The rest of the room was as we booked it. The beds and pillows are very comfortable. The a/c unit was the most quiet one we had in more than 35 different motels we stayed in... More 

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Macon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

we booked a room there because we were on a long trip and would arrive very late and check out early. We were told "all rooms are non smoking". What a lark! The stench of our room was suffocating. The staff said: "I can move you to another room but I cannot guarantee it is gonna be better". We were... More 

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Indianapolis South, responded to this review

Dear ChevyV - Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay and for the odor issues you encountered in your room. These issues are not consistent with our standards for quality at Motel 6. Please kindly contact our guest relations department so they can have a record of your experience to... More 

Thompson, CT
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I'm not kidding. Right outside our door, "How many do you want?" The crack ho' s screamed at the top of their lungs until 3:00AM. The front desk did nothing until I called them. This is a relatively nice part of town. These people imported the crime to give it a more homey feel. DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!!! Toilet seat... More 

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Was traveling with mom and was here last night and the manager went out of his way to make sure we knew where we were and what we could do as tourists (we pulled off the road for the nite) and they had things to do and see. I was very surprised at the level of caring and the genuine... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

It was 3am, we just wanted a place to stop for about 5 hours and catch a nap, and we were going to be on our way... HOWEVER, upon arriving at this location, we were told by the clerk that there was only one room left, and it was a more expensive room than what I'm used to at Motel... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Bikers beware. Our 2007 Harley motorcycle was stolen from immediately outside our door. The ignition and fork were both locked. My husband heard the bike fire up and raced outside, but it was already gone. I recommend you find another place to stay, preferably not in South Indianapolis. P.S. In the morning, we discovered our motel door didn't even latch.... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I was extremely disappointed in this motel. I was embarrassed for myself and my friends. When a paddy wagon cruises the parking lot on Friday and Saturday night, doesn't give you a secure feeling. The rooms were not ready when I checked in at 4:30 PM. Both rooms had a very unpleasant order. Telephones were disgusting. The carpets were dirty... More 

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Address: 5151 Elmwood Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46203
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Indianapolis South 2*
Number of rooms: 111
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Also Known As:
Motel 6 Indianapolis
Motel Six Indianapolis
Indianapolis Motel 6
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