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The Lodge At Russell

901 South Fossil St, Russell, KS 67665
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Spring Valley, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never stayed at a hotel/motel with a friendlier or more helpful staff. The breakfast staff was awesome and the desk people were great. The rooms were adequate and cleaned to perfection each day. For the price you can't beat this place.

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Thank Mark A
Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You Very Much for you review of our property! Our team here is very happy to hear about how you enjoyed your stay with us and we would like you to know that we looked forward to seeing you every morning for breakfast while you where here! You brought smiles to absolutely all of us. We can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lucked out the first time I stayed at the Lodge at Russell - big comfy bed, cookies up front where the person was incredibly sweet, and a free breakfast where they let you fill your travel mug with hot coffee and vanilla syrup. I've stayed here numerous times now and it's the only hotel for me on I-70. Rooms... More 

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Thank Doreen M
Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our property! We really enjoy when you stop through here and stay with us. It is truly appreciated that you see how much the staff here is improving our property! We strive to make every guests stay here a positive and enjoyable one. We will be looking forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

This was an affordable clean warm place to stay. I definitely recommend it. Also pet friendly, great breakfast and friendly. They have comfy beds, a wide range cable, free WiFi, and a courteous staff. Keep up the good work!! 😍😍😍😍😍

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Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review of our property. Our team is working very hard to improve each and every stay here. We absolutely enjoyed having you and your pups as our guests! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip through. Thank You, Katie Roundcount The Lodge at Russell, G.M. More 

Westminster, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I was driving solo the day before Thanksgiving and stayed for the night in Russell. Last time I ended up in this quaint little town, my overnight stay was at Super 8 (now under new ownership) and this time I decided to give Russell's Inn (now The Lodge at Russell) a try. I called from the interstate about an hour... More 

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Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your detailed review of our property and an even bigger thank you for noticing the changes that we are in the midst of!!!! We do apologize about the lack of dinner recommendations, we usually recommend 'Meridy's Restaurant' which has a bar attached for dinner and drinks. If in the area again, be sure... More 

Coarsegold, California
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

"Russell's Inn", now apparently under new ownership and re-named "The Lodge", has had a lot of work done over the past year or so, in an attempt to raise it from its 'dump' status. I have not seen any of the rooms in the main building, so I can't comment on their condition. It appears as though a great deal... More 

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Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First, I would like to thank you for being our guest. We are currently in the midst of a major renovation process with much work ahead of us. I would like to apologize that though you saw the progress, you were not satisfied with the work done thus far. We have been under new management and new staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Weve been staying here for more than 13 years. This year we had a bit of a snafu; I booked our rooms for this year, called to confirm the room.... NO room!! What?????? Ugh We showed up tonight to talk to the mngr and let them know what happen. The supervisor was working. I explained to her what happen and... More 

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Thank Corry F
Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our property. I remember your stay with us at The Lodge. I am glad that we were able to make this mistake right with you. Our team is working really hard to improve our property to the standard it once was. Thank you for staying with us here, at The Lodge at... More 

Denver, Colorado
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93 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Booked the room on hotels.com for our trip to Missouri, nice halfway point. We got there at midnight and the staff was very friendly with welcome cookies and coffee and chocolate :-)! The room was beautifully decorated and very clean. The bed was so comfortable and the pillows, well I want some, they are so comfy. In the morning they... More 

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Thank CBussey64
Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We genuinely value your business here and I am very happy that we were able to own our mistake and make it right with you. I will personally make sure next time you and your husband are passing through that you are taken care of. Thank you so much for your review of our property! My team and... More 

Arkansas
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Traveling from Colorado on our way to Arkansas, we decided last minute to stop overnight. Not wanting to spend a lot of money for just a quick stay, it was recommended that we stay at Russell inn. I looked on here and saw that it has some decent reviews, so I went with it. I definitely was not expecting a... More 

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Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your stay here! We have recently acquired new management and new staff. We are also, currently in the midst of a renovation that will update every room on property and due to this renovation many rooms are off market at this time. In a short time,... More 

Price, Utah
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

While nice looking on the outside and in the lobby the rooms leave much to be desired! Upon checking in we spent the next 15 minutes chasing and squishing black bugs around the floor. The mattress is very old and worn down, quite lumpy with the edges collapsing.

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Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would first like to sincerely apologize for your experience! We are in a transition period of new management and new staff. Currently we are changing out newly purchased mattresses with the originals from when the property was purchased. I would also like to apologize about the beetles, here in rural Kansas they have been an issue this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Outside needs some upkeep but our two rooms were clean with new comfy mattresses and the breakfast in the AM was ample. Very nice and helpful staff. Will stay here again en route from SC to CO. Great for the price.

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Thank Lisa G
Katie R, General Manager at The Lodge At Russell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased that you were satisfied with your stay here. We are currently in the process of updating the guest rooms and the outside of the property, to make our guests stay more enjoyable. We thank you for your review of our property and are looking forward to your next stay with us here at The... More 

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