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Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8300 Craig St., Indianapolis, IN 46250 (Castleton)
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Ranked #133 of 182 hotels in Indianapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013
Rick D Rome City, Indiana, United States
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Rating summary
  • 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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Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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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Danville, IL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

It is a dump. The lobby doesn't look horrible, however the hallway and rooms are another matter. The carpeting in our room was old and needed a good cleaning and the bed was hard as rock. It just looked dingy. We settled in and my husband got a call to come to the desk. When he got there they said... More

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Higgins Lake, Michigan, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

We picked this hotel because several family members were staying there for a family funeral and the price was economical. When we checked in we were sent to a room with a large box in the middle of the room and there were no heat controls on the unit. Went to the front desk, and they changed rooms for us... More

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Canton,NY
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

This establishment was an excellent 'find', amidst a large cluster of big name and higher name motels of very good reputation. This Motel, part of the Best Western Family, was clean, efficient, quiet, and had an admirable staff. In particular, one Mrs Roshni, was extremely gracious, and a bonus to her employer. I would recommend anyone to this motel.

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Louvain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

The Castleton Inn advertises as a Best Western, but there is no BW sign outside. The lady at the desk looked overworked and tired, but the room service was kind. My guess is that this hotel is seriously understaffed. The stairs between the floors were absolutely dirty, for example. Breakfast was extremely poor, the coffee tasted like water and there... More

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Plattsburgh, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

Friendly staff, good full breafast, laundramat for guests, fridge and microwave in room, and it was a great location for us near our friends.

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Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn

Also Known As:
Magnuson Hotel Castleton
Magnuson Hotel Castleton Indianapolis
Best Western Indianapolis
Indianapolis Best Western
Address: 8300 Craig St., Indianapolis, IN 46250
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis > Castleton
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #133 of 182 hotels in Indianapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This Magnuson Hotels affiliate is located near the Indianapolis Convention Center, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis Zoo, Lucas Oil Stadium, University of Indianapolis, White River State Park and Indiana Live! Casino. The Magnuson Hotel Castleton Inn offers guests an outdoor pool, free Continental breakfast served from 6 am to 9 pm, fitness room, free high-speed wireless Internet access, guest laundry, business center, fax/copy service, wakeup service, free parking with room for large vehicles and meeting facilities. Small pets are accepted with additional charges. ... more   less 
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