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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Front desk staff are clueless and not helpful. Restaurant is the worst in Manitoba. Food is expensive and inedible. Rooms are nice. Clean. Too expensive for the terrible service though. There are not a lot of options in this area. I suggest a bed and breakfast instead.

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Olathe, KS
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I don't stay at cheap motels, but this was pretty disappointing. We usually stay in a another hotel 20 minutes away when we have trips from KC to Denver, but I wanted to give this a shot. I have no idea where people are staying that consider this place to be "twice as nice" as big name places, but this... More 

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Cassville, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Nice clean room, very friendly staff. Breakfast room was very large and well laid out. Very nice place. Great price!! Will stop again on our next trip through. It is half the price of the big name places, but twice as nice.

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