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Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7850 Rhode Island Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410
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Ranked #7 of 21 hotels in Merrillville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked this place though off of the beaten path. The hotel grounds and very well kept and beautiful. The girl at check in was super friendly and made us feel right at hime. She was also at the desk when we left the following day and was just as pleasant. The rooms were nice and the beds were just... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again! More

Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish there was a "Fair" Rating, but I opted for 2/5 "Poor" versus the next step up which was 3/5 "Average" Rating. Stayed this last week for two nights, hotel was full at this time. Our family of 4 had to get the only room available which was a Queen and sofa sleeper, which was okay I guess. BUT... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your recent visit. The hotel did indeed have its hands full with the entire property and area hosting the National Softball Tournament. All of your comments are appreciated and we will grow from this experience. We did purchase additional towels, blankets, and supplies in hopes to accommodate all... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall decent with nice warm weather indoor outdoor pool and indoor hot tub. Rooms are small and queen bed is really full not queen. Sheets and blankets are a step away from napkins. Asked for extra blankets and they said they were out but the hotel was maybe half full. She brought us an extra comforter which is nothing more... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay. We did have many families in over your visit who needed several extra blankets and linens. All of these extra requests put is in the situation of running out towards the end of the day and I do apologize for that. Our queen rooms are the... More

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The hotel had a very nice great room that you walk into to check in. Very nice pool area that is indoors / outdoors with a hot tub. The rooms has a lot of extra room, in fact my room that had two queen beds probably could have easily has queen king beds. We did not use the WIFI, so... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Our breakfast offers the turkey sausage for guests that do not eat pork, since we provide the best bacon ever! Perhaps the eggs needed a bit more seasoning when you stayed. Our eggs are fresh, not powdered, so it could have been the seasoning. We hope you will join us again... More

Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

First, the basics. I booked this room through Priceline, so I received a very good price ($81) for what they considered a three star property. Was in town for a basketball tournament; stayed Friday at Holiday Inn Express (good) and Courtyard Marriott on Saturday night. Both were in the same price range and star rating. That's where the similarities end.... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. We hope you will give us the opportunity to serve you again in the future. If there is anything I can assist with, please do not hesitate to contact me personally. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I've stayed in enough Marriott properties to know what level of quality to expect. I was in town to attend a funeral, and chose this property because of its proximity to the church...and I was not disappointed. Plus, there are plenty of stores and restaurants nearby....and right off the highway! The room was clean; the front desk personnel was very... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you feedback and comments. We hope to see you again under different circumstances in the future. More

Irvine, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I had already been planning to write a great review for this hotel based on the great customer service and cleanliness of the hotel during my stay. However, when I walked out to my car this morning, prepared to scrape off 6 inches of snow and ice, and found not only it but every car in the lot scraped and... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you! Thank you for the great feed back and comments. More

Lubbock, TX
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Stayed here for business and was pleased to see it had all the business amenities - outlets in the lamps, reliable Wi-Fi, microwave. I wish they also had mini-fridges. The bathroom was a bit dated... maybe most of the building is dated... but the staff was so friendly and helpful they more than made up for it.

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

Thank you! Our service is what makes our hotel special. We hope to see you again! More

Chicago
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel in the past and were happy to return. As usual, staff was friendly and helpful. Upon check in, unfortunately, the hot tub had just stopped working and needed service. Very disappointing! However, the manager provided us with a complimentary breakfast for our inconvenience. We made the most of the stay and enjoyed the down... More

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

We are so sorry about the spa being down. Things will happen that are out of our control, but we act upon them immediately and resolve the situation to our guests satisfaction! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Sometimes staff is professional. Sometimes overly friendly. Rarely do they hit the balance. This place did. Elizabeth at check-in/out and Nicole in the morning put a gr8 face on this place. I would come here again just for those two. The room was good as well.

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Scott C, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville, responded to this review

It is our pleasure! More

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Address: 7850 Rhode Island Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410
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Location: United States > Indiana > Merrillville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Merrillville 3*
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The Courtyard Merrillville offers unique lodge style accommodations in an ideal location just 35 minutes from the bustle of Chicago. Located just off I-65 at Exit 253, this hotel is the perfect place to stay while visiting the area’s top attractions such as Star Plaza Theatre, Indiana Dunes, and Deep River Water Park. Business Travelers also appreciate the close proximity to the offices of BP, Ford, US Steel, and NiSource. This Courtyard hotel offers unique amenities among Merrillville, IN hotels including an outdoor waterfall and pond, a heated indoor/outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Courtyard Café, or get in a work out on the road at the fitness center. Guest Rooms are highlighted by flat-screen TVs with premium cable and the luxurious Marriott Bedding Package. With the Windy City just 40 miles away, this hotel is also convenient for a quick commute to Chicago where you can enjoy Millennium Park, Navy Pier, or Wrigley Field. Choose the Courtyard Merrillville, one of the top Merrillville, IN hotels. ... more   less 
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