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Fossil Creek Hotel

1430 South Fossil, Russell, KS 67665 (Formerly AmericInn Lodge & Suites)
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped at Fossil Creek to spend the night before heading onto Denver, Colorado. The staff was more than friendly, the rooms clean and breakfast was great with cook to order omeletts and hashbrowns. And pool is always a favorite with the kids.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Missed out exit in Salinas and went to the next town which was Russell and found this place. Best time to miss your exit. WONDERFUL experience. Excellent pool, breakfast (with an omelet bar) and happy hour included popcorn and cookies for FREE.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our third stay and I finally thought I should write a review. Conveniently located off the 70 fwy, this little gem is a great place to stay the night. The staff has always been friendly, polite and welcomes you with a smile. The rooms are spacious, comfortable, clean and affordable. My kids enjoy the indoor pool and the... More 

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Grand Junction CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Overall, this hotel was okay. The room was spacious, very clean, and quiet. The main problem was with the air conditioner. The room was a little warm, and when we tried to lower it using the thermostat, it wouldn't change. It stayed at 76 degrees, no matter what we did. It made getting a good night's sleep difficult. I did... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was a great choice for an overnight stay. Very clean, definitely better than average for the price, and the made-to-order omelet was a treat! Would not hesitate to stay here again. At least 3 restaurants in short walking distance.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lovely hotel. It had a very homey feel. The room was nice and smelled fantastic. The pool was large and had a great hot tub. It also had a small splasher pool for toddlers. Breakfast was huge, lots of options including an omelet bar. I recommend it over anything we saw once we drove through Hays.

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Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This hotel is clean, and the staff is terrific. It has a huge pool, a big baby pool, and a large hot tube all open until midnight. The complimentary breakfast offers both hot and cold items as well as eggs to order. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was quite he find! It was very economical, pet friendl and very clean! WOW...we were worried at first when we were able to book a King room for $89.99 but this was a lot of bang for the buck. you are treated with yummy fresh made cookies and friendly smile. The breakfast was somewhat typical BUT the staff was... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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 June 21, 2015 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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