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Russell Inn

901 South Fossil St, I-70 & US Highway 281, Exit 184, Russell, KS 67665
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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 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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122 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a place to lay your head on the trek between Colorado and Missouri, this is a good place to spend the night. If you want a good breakfast if you aren't looking for any amenities and want a breakfast. It's clean, the bed is comfortable, it comes with breakfast, but is pretty much bare bones besides that.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived late and tired in Russell, found this place by luck. Gave me a great room for the price, which included breakfast and lots of friendly chat. If you are looking for a simple motel, this is the place to go!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My family and i were returning to Denver from a raod trip when my car broke down. This was the closest cheapest place i could find. The staff were so friendly and helpful and eager to help my family. The breakfast was amazing. Nothing fancy by any means but it is a great place to stay. Will stop by next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I come to Russell ks every year too go hunting my stay this year was much better I must say the updated rooms are really nice I enjoyed my room for the 7days of my stay. I must say there older rooms are very clean also. There brekfest has gotten a lot bigger from last year great staff they will... More 

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63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Where do I start, if you want to plug in more than one device, not the place to stay. If you want a plug in anything by the desk, not the place to stay. If you like a clock in the room, not the place to stay. If you believe "newly remodeled" means more than a coat of paint and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Russell Inn is a fine place for staying with buddies when you are hunting, but I would never bring my family to stay here. The lobby smelled of smoke, trash was everywhere outside, the rooms needed lots of updating, mildew in the shower, sink drain that was super slow, etc etc. When we arrived the room was missing a... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

hi we stayed at the lodge at russell infact we stayed in one of there updated rooms was great nice clean very good looking room staff was really nice and helpful for 55 bucks nice clean room and nice looking the brekfest was really good for a free brekfest they offer alot my stay at the lodge was very nice... More 

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Osceola, AR
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72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Our Grandparents (maybe in your case great-grands) went into town and stayed at a hotel where the porter took their suitcases up to the room. Then our parents (like on a honeymoon) went to the roadside motel and pulled their car right up next to their room. Today there are the motel chains where you drive up, park, and walk... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Given the reviews of this property, I expected more. The people who run the place seem nice, but the property is run down, needs a deep cleaning and to have wallpaper and ceiling tiles replaced. The beds were fine. Drapes facing the courtyard didn't close fully, peeling wallpaper, sticky carpet, dirty misaligned ceiling tiles, dirty tub and sink.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

While driving through Kansas I saw signs for the Russell Inn coming into Hays, since we needed a place to stay for the night, and I like the mom and pop motels better than the chains, I called and they had rooms available. I reserved one over the phone and she didn't even want my credit card number, which was... More 

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