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“Better than average Super 8” 4 of 5 stars
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Super 8 Indianapolis South
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   450 Bixler Road, I-465 Exit 2B, Indianapolis, IN 46227   |  
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Ranked #130 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Better than average Super 8”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2008

This Super 8 used to be a Quality Inn.

We stayed at this location three times in February. Both the checkin and checkout staff were helpful and spoke good English.

Once inside the room, you will notice that the furnishings in each room and its size reflect the former chain rather than what you would typically expect from a Super 8. The only thing I found undesirable about the rooms was the bathroom shower. It was difficult to regulate the hot water through the outdated two knob plumbing. This could be a concern if you are travelling with small children. The rooms were quiet despite being next to the interstate.

Cleanliness was average. As another reviewed noted, the rooms could use a deeper cleaning by moving out furniture and vacuuming behind it and in the corners of the rooms.

The breakfast bar is plentiful, including fruits, waffle maker, cereals, breads, and biscuits and gravy, but some essentials (such as milk and juice) are not always well stocked.

Overall, this is the best value in the area, as both the Comfort Inn and Holiday Inn Express are significantly higher in their per-night rate. The other two hotels in close proximity to the Super 8 do not have good reputations (see reviews on here).

Overall, I believe this is an excellent place to stay when visiting Indianapolis.

  • Liked — Room accomadations
  • Disliked — Room cleanliness
  • Stayed February 2008, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Indiana
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49 hotel reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2007

This hotel is OK if you can't find a room somewhere else. Overall the experience was fine. The rooms were clean but were in need of a deeper cleaning. The beds were comfortable and the linens were clean and not worn. Everything worked properly. The bathroom was clean but needed a little maintenance; some caulking around the tub was loose, for instance. There was no coffee for the coffee-maker. The room included a fridge and microwave. The hotel was quiet on a Saturday night . The front desk staff were very friendly and check-in and out was swift. (pre-paid through Expedia). The free breakfast was good and well-stocked, including a waffle machine. Overall it seemed the staff did a good job of keeping the place clean and operational, but it is in need of a remodel and/or deep cleaning. I would stay there again but only if I couldn't find a higher end hotel somewhere else.

  • Liked — It was available.
  • Disliked — Nothing exceptional.
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2004

We stayed at this hotel for the Brickyard weekend and for the rate we got ($53.10) it was a very good deal. The staff was very nice, housekeeping did a good job with the room, and the room and hotel itself were in very good shape. Hotel breakfast was pretty basic but still good. Finally, while we never used the pool, it looked pretty nice as well. I only have one major and one minor complaint about this hotel. The minor complaint is that their TV's have very few channels beyond local channels, I think I counted like 12 channels. The major complaint was that the water pressure in the shower was an absolute joke, it wasn't very good at all. Other than those things though everything else was fine. If you're looking for a good hotel in Indy at a fairly cheap rate you can't go wrong here.

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Address: 450 Bixler Road, I-465 Exit 2B, Indianapolis, IN 46227
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Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #130 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Indianapolis South 2*
Number of rooms: 103
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