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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Effingham
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1200 North Raney, Effingham, IL 62401   |  
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Westerville, Ohio
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Just an OK property”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Staff was friendly but the person at the front desk said he was alone and seemed to be overwhelmed by the amount of business. This seemed strange since it was a Saturday night in June - prime vacation travel season. Room was OK - looked clean but smelled kind of musty. Pool was nice but was way to crowded because of it being a Saturday night. Breakfast was good. We might give this property another shot if we are in the area.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Spottsville, Kentucky, United States
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7 hotel reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

My parent were traveling on I-57 when they was in a terrible car accident we live 2.5 hours away my husband found this hotel when we was still at the ER and he booked 2 rooms and told then wasnt sure what time we would show up they said it was fine.I dont remember much but what i do remember it was very clean beds were very comfortable I think they offer breakfast we stayed 2 nights it was easy to find everyone was very nice.I believe we was close to walmart and food places. Thank you so much country inn for taking care of us during this terrible time.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Houston, Texas
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Room was very comfortable and clean and quiet off the highway, The breakfast was also good and not limited to high carb bread items.The front desk people were very nice. They were almost sold out so I suggest to reserve a room if in the area

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jonesboro, Illinois
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8 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Have never stayed at a Country Inn - usually more than what I want to spend for a night on the road. Booking through priceline however was well worth it. Rooms are expensively decorated and comfortable. Breakfast was huge, included bacon and many other options. In a room facing the interstate but could barely hear the highway. Room darkening curains worked very well, I was surprised when I opened them and it was already light. Very nice!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We stayed at this hotel when visiting Effingham for a show at the Effingham Performance Center. The location was great. Our room was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast the next morning was good. There was a nice variety of food to choose from. The breakfast room was a little small but that was our only complaint.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Spent the night on our way through. Very comfy bed with great pillows. CLEAN! Pool was was great - also very clean with no heavy chlorine smell. Pretty decent breakfast, too. We would definitely return. Oh, and did I mention the freshly baked cookies in the lobby?

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Great place to stay. Friendly staff, spacious rooms and easy to get to. Room was located right across from the elevator but because of the door separating the bedroom from the sitting room, we didn't hear a thing. The breakfast was also very good. Will definitely be returning and will bring the family.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 1200 North Raney, Effingham, IL 62401
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Location: United States > Illinois > Effingham
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Effingham
#3 Family Hotel in Effingham
#4 Romantic Hotel in Effingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Effingham 2.5*
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