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Fossil Creek Hotel

1430 South Fossil, Russell, KS 67665 (Formerly AmericInn Lodge & Suites)
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Fossil Creek Hotel
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Russell
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had planned on staying in Hayes, KS but was having a hard time finding a room and decided to drive into Russell and find a room there. Fossil Creek was highly rated on Trip Advisor and they had a room available. I arrived after 10:00 p.m. and the young lady at the front desk was very helpful and kind.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place! Free wifi, free breakfast, and the breakfast is AMAZING. Friendly staff, very clean rooms, and cheap pricing. Gorgeous views, but watch your credit cards. The place said that they only need a card on file for damage reasons in case you had to pay, but then they charged our acct after we paid cash which they refuse... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had originally stopped in Hays but most of there hotels were booked. We decided to travel 20 more miles to Fossil Creek Hotel. Wow I'm so glad we did. This hotel is clean an the staff was so nice and welcoming after a long day on the road. This hotel is a bit dated but very well kept and... More 

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family had the opportunity to have excellent service on the evening of May 22. The lady working the overnight shift (Tammy?) helped us check in when we were forced to stop at 2 AM with a toddler with a upset stomach. Not only was she friendly and courteous, she offered to run a load of laundry for us so... More 

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Gerber, California, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're traveling through Kansas on I-70, and need to stop, make it a point to stay there. The rooms and all of the property are clean, they have a breakfast bar that is amazing, the cook makes your food to order in front of you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We came to Russell KS for a family event and couldn't be more pleased with this hotel. We have two little ones (1yr and 3yr) so traveling can be quite a chore. We were early but they were able to get us checked in within 30 minutes. The rooms were clean and all have a mini fridge and microwave which... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a nice, clean place and a Godsend when all the hotels in Hayes are full at 1 in the morning. Russell is only 30 minutes from Hayes and I'm pretty sure we paid less here than we would have in Hayes. Room was clean. Breakfast included, with a lady making fresh omelets to order. And the staff are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Traveling with our 2 dogs makes finding a good hotel challenging. In all my years, I have yet to have found one better than this. Has an elevator, complimentary cooked to order omelet breakfast, fridge and micro in rooms, and all the other expected amenities of a 3-4 star hotel. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone, but especially to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We called ahead and they saved a room for us on a snowy trek across country. The front desk woman was very nice and efficient. She was baking cinnamon rolls even. Here supervisor is lucky to have her. My hats are off the breakfast crew. They were working their tails off and I certainly noticed and appreciated what they did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed 1 night with my hubby and 3 kids. Rooms were nice and clean with pretty comfortable beds. The indoor pool was great for the chilly weather. Everyone enjoyed the plentiful breakfast and I thought the price was reasonable. Highly recommend! P.S. Free cookies and popcorn in the lobby! They were really striving for customer service.

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