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Courtyard Valparaiso

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2301 East Morthland Drive US 30 E, Valparaiso, IN 46383
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014
scott h Jackson, Tennessee
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brookfield, WI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have to disagree with the other reviews. This place must be the last Courtyard on the planet in line for an update. The hotel is straight out of the late 70's. There is NO elevator here and that is not mentioned anywhere on the Marriott site...leave your heavy bags at home. They did not have our room ready at... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, Thank you very much for taking the time and providing us with your feedback. I'm sorry to hear your stay was not up to your standards, I apologize for that. I would like to assure you this is not typical for our property so your words are of great concern to me and necessary steps have been taken... More

Jackson, Tennessee
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I stayed here in early June 2014. Beds were comfortable, breakfast was great, pool was nice. Decor is a little tired, but I barely noticed this. Staff are very friendly, and the manager did everything he could to help us find a couple of clothing items that went AWOL from the room during the housekeeper's visit. Got 2 of the... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Dear Scott, Thank you for taking the time and providing us with your feedback. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we were able to find the items you left behind. Please come back and visit next time you are in town. Warm Regards, Stan Iliev General Manager More

Mechanicsburg, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I recently spent three nights in this hotel while attending a conference at Valparaiso University. The staff is outstanding. Very warm and friendly. They even told me the best way to cross Route 30 on foot so I could get some personal items at WalMart. The rooms are clean. They have around the clock coffee and a solid hot breakfast.... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and submitting your review online. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and the staff made a good impression on you. I apologize for the issues you had with the noise in your room-I have communicated that to our maintenance team to ensure the issue has been resolved and I'll work closely with my... More

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Needed to fly to Valpo for a family funeral and hotels in the area were expensive at the last minute, relative to the area and what I have paid before. Some were even fully booked (good for the local economy!)! Anyway, on checking in after a long flight and drive, the lady at the front desk asked me about the... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for your kind words and offer my condolences. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and our staff made a good impression on you. I'm happy we were able to accommodate you during your stay and we were able to provide you with a bereavement rate. Please come back and see us anytime-it would be... More

Harrison, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Nice facility and was able to plug our electric Volt over night. Internet works fine, had good TV connection, small refrigerator and microwave oven. Room was clean and bed was nice and firm, but did find a couple of maintenance issues like not working water plug for the bath tub and the long hairline cracked bathroom sink in our room.... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Lee, Thank you very much for choosing our property and for taking the time to rate your experience. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and we were able to accomodate you with a plug in for your electric vehicle. Guest satisfaction is our top priority here at the Courtyard Valparaiso so knowing that you enjoyed our breakfast and... More

Beecher, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

To: Joel Mindykowski - Please know that I was VERY impressed by your assistance throughout this entire process. Michelle and I couldn't have asked for a better coordinator. I was impressed with you, your attention to detail, and your PRESENCE the entire evening on Friday as well. (Group held an on site cocktail party) Many places and people do not... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you very much for the kind words-I'll defientely pass them along to Lauren and Joel as I know they'll appreciate that. I'm really glad you and your group enjoyed your stay and had a great time at the reception. Thank you for staying with us and I hope to see you back soon. Warm Regards, Stan Iliev... More

Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed with the family this past Easter weekend and the place is nice and the staff is very, very helpful and friendly. The pool is small and that area could use some updating. The breakfast is the standard offering but can be upgraded which is a nice option. The breakfast room is a nice get-together area in the evenings... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Dear Cari, Thank you for taking the time and providing is with your feedback. I'm glad you had a great stay and would consider us again in the future. I apologize for the housekeeping issues, I would like to assure you this is not typical for our hotel and I have already communicated that to my leadership team to ensure... More

Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I stopped staying here several years ago for several reasons- outdated and the GM didn't seem to really care about improvements; breakfast was not included like it is at the Hampton Inn and the Country Inn and Suites, and the GM didn't allow me to stay with my police dog- "no pets." Priceline put me at this hotel. I was... More

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time and posting your review on Tripadvisor. I would like to apologize for the plumbing issue in your original but I'm glad my staff was able to fix the problem and you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and see us again-even though our property is not pet friendly your police dog is... More

Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Have been there twice and each time has been a pleasant experience. The staff is second to none. Price is modest and the place is well kept and clean. A bit outdated but being worked on. Was there for a school visit so the location is a big plus.

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Thank you very much for providing us with your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and all the upgrades we are making to the property are to your liking. I hope you a had wonderful Christmas and New Year's and I wish I see you back soon! Warm Regards, Stan Iliev General Manager More

Franklin, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Staff are gracious and helpful and seem eager to please guest. I always feel welcome here. Breakfast buffet is large and varied with both hot and cold foods. Fresh coffee is almost available in the lobby.

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Stan I, General Manager at Courtyard Valparaiso, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the feedback and complimenting our staff, I'll make sure I pass that along as I know they'll appreciate it. We appreciate you staying with us and hope to see you back soon. Warm regards, Stan Iliev General Manager More

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Address: 2301 East Morthland Drive US 30 E, Valparaiso, IN 46383
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Location: United States > Indiana > Valparaiso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Courtyard Valparaiso 2.5*
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Courtyard Valparaiso Hotel Valparaiso
Valparaiso Marriott
Valparaiso Courtyard

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Courtyard Valparaiso is one of Northwest Indiana's Valparaiso hotels that puts you right where you want to be. Adjacent to Valparaiso University, the Courtyard Valparaiso is perfect for parents or other University guests and visitors. This is also one of the most convenient of the Valparaiso hotels for those doing business with Pratt Industries, Emerson, Task Force Tips or Urschel Labs. Just minutes from Valparaiso's award-winning downtown dining district and the famed Strongbow Turkey Inn, the Courtyard Valparaiso offers well-appointed guest rooms with free high-speed Internet. Just off Rt. 49 and US 30, it is ideal for enjoying an event at the Porter County Expo Center, a day at the Indiana Dunes, shopping at Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, splashing at Deep River Waterpark or visiting any of the nearby casino boats. For kids, we offer the Nickelodeon Your Stay Program - a great way to help your little traveler enjoy their stay. ... more   less 
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