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“This Motel (very loosley said!) is going down” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Dollar Inn - Castleton

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8110 North Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46250   |  
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Ranked #159 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
Madison WI
1 review
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“This Motel (very loosley said!) is going down”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2008

We were lucky to get out alive! How this place stays in business I'll never know? We woke up in this motel (sic.), that we hope is waiting to be closed by the health department. It is a filth trap, and we were getting ready to go to the INDY 500. While I was getting ready in the bathroom, we had the room door open and we were on the second floor. A black man all bloody all over his head came right in the room and wanted to use the phone. He tried to light up a cigarette, and I said let's go outside and smoke. This is a no smoking room, (quick thinking on my part!). Anyways, someone had called the police down the way when he was there before us trying to get into another room. A police car pulled up, and he ran, and then rolled down the stairs as he also tripped going down. He then ran across the parking lot, over a six foot chain link fence, with the officer in hot pursuit. He then ran across a 6 lane interstate before being arrested across the highway at another hotel. Well, it turns out he hit a car head on infront of this motel, leaving 3 unconsious people there to be extricated! The desk clerk never came out to render aid! He hit them so hard that his steering wheel was bent from the impact with his head!

After the news helicopter, the police and fire department left...so did we! I never did like the COPS show episodes, let alone being in one!

Stayed May 2007
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2003

I work for dollar inn. We have make big improvements in these motels. We are remodeling, changing employees, and making sure the guests are satisfied. Please excuse the employees that make us look bad. We are trying to make our motels look better and safer. Thanks for reading this and hope you well give our motels a chance again. Thanks

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Address: 8110 North Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46250
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
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Ranked #159 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
Number of rooms: 98
Also Known As:
Dollar Inn - Castleton Hotel Indianapolis

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