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Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8300 Craig St., Indianapolis, IN 46250 (Castleton)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the nastiest motel.... I mean "hotel" I have ever stayed in. The room has a pungent odor of mold, mildew and cigarette smoke. The carpet is completely covered in black dirt and grime! Thats right dirt!!!!! Mold is growing on the ceiling in the bathroom (and I have the pictures to prove it.) And to think this abhorrent... More

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I arrived at the Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn in Indianapolis Indiana on Sunday August 3rd. I was staying at this hotel through the eighth for a training a couple of miles away. When I first arrived it took approximately twenty minutes for me to be booked in, as there was no one at the front desk. When the guy working... More

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Fort wayne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I wish I could post photos. Moldy shower curtain. Cobwebs. Handprints on dirty walls. Crazy huge spider nest in the window(inside). What appears to be snot all over bathroom walls. To sum it up, everything is absolutely filthy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

overall property is very good compare to price I paid. room is really nice that has everything what I need . they have new Microwave and refrigerator in the room with new Furniture. there are lot of restaurant around hotel and also Castleton Mall which is walking distance. Also great breakfast in morning which is free with room price. I... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Thought the lady checking me in was rude for being customer service. The carpets are nasty and the surfaces like the phone in room etc. were not clean at all. It smelled like bad chicken or eggs. would not stay here again. They came in our room even though we didn't ask them too and claimed damage on the carpet... More

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Lafayette, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

Dirtest hotel I have ever stayed in. Dirty floors, dead bugs in the corners, scum all over the shower, light bulbs burnt out and the most unfriendliest owners/family operated hotel. It felt unsafe. Definitely other hotels in the area for the same price that are much nicer.

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Rome City, Indiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The Magnuson Inn is not in danger of cracking the top ten places to stay in the Indianapolis area, but if you are looking for decent lodging at a great location and a decent price, it's pretty good. I have been staying there on various nights as a family member is in a nearby hospital. Their advertised price of $39.99... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

First of all, I knew when I made my reservation that this was not a top quality hotel. However, there are many other hotels in this price range that are far better. First, the hotel staff did not direct me to the elevator or my room. The elevator is quite a walk from the front desk and there is no... More

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I stay on weekly bases for work Service is very prompt and curtious Rooms are clean and spacious. They have always taken care of me if i have ever left personal items behind they always been waiting for me on my return

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

hotel has nice location ,and i stayd there for two nights verey nice staff and exclant service , nice continetal breakfast ,there is mall near you can walk without car and lots of nice all restorant near hotel you can go without car, i stay for sure second time if i go in indianpolis again verey nice hotel and value... More

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Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn

Address: 8300 Craig St., Indianapolis, IN 46250
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis > Castleton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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Also Known As:
Magnuson Hotel Castleton Indianapolis
Best Western Indianapolis
Indianapolis Best Western

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