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“A Great Stay!” 5 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Merrillville
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   8375 Georgia St., Merrillville, IN 46410   |  
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Ranked #17 of 22 Hotels in Merrillville
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“A Great Stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2008

It was a short stay, as I arrived close to midnight and left the next morning, but I was very happy to check in and find a spotlessly clean and comfortable room. The huge king size bed and the always clean and comfortable Holiday Inn Express linens were welcoming and relaxing.

The bathroom was large and clean, and the complimentary toiletries that HIE provides are always nice.

The television had a large selection of stations and had very clear reception.

The breakfast food seemed a bit stale, but that might have been because I ate late. It would have been excellent if fresh....scrambled eggs, biscuits (no gravy, although there was supposed to be), bacon, potatoes, juice, cereal, etc.

As always, I know when I select HIE I won't be disappointed and that I can count on a clean, relaxing stay.

  • Liked — Clean and comfortable.
  • Disliked — N/A
  • Stayed November 2008, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2007

We ended up staying here after a last minute decision to stay in the area. The hotel seems to be relatively new and they have the new holiday inn beds (simply smart) The hotel was clean and the front desk staff was pleasant.

The hotel has an indoor pool with a depth of only 4 feet. It is probably great for kids. The breakfast bar (included in price) had cereal, hot cinnamon roles, biscuits and gravy, warm cinnamon apples, (toaster) waffles, bagels, muffins, and toast.

Overall, not a bad place to stay if you are going through Merrillville.

  • Liked — Close to Merrillville
  • Disliked — AC in fitness center was not working during our visit.
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2007

My husband's family is scattered over several states and they decided to meet in Merrillville, Indiana, for a weekend since that was where the children grew up. That particular weekend was a very busy one for Merrillville, and a lot of the hotels were full. We made our reservations online with the hotel's website and got the best deal and had room choices that weren't even available by calling the hotel it's self by prepaying for the room. They gave us an early check in to our whirlpool room and went out of their way to ask if we needed anything because we were traveling with a small child. Marsha at the front desk was FABULOUS. She was very helpful with the special requests we had and went out of her way to talk directly to my young daughter. The room was clean, comfortable, and quiet. The pool was well maintained and nicely heated. My daughter highly recommends the breakfast in the morning and apparently a lot of those who stay enjoyed it as well since there was a full dining room most of the morning. We were given a late check out that gave our daughter an undisturbed nap and checkout took less than two minutes. We were very impressed. We're looking forward to coming back.

  • Liked — Very friendly staff, the wonderfully clean room, and attention to special details.
  • Disliked — Nothing.
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Merrillville

Address: 8375 Georgia St., Merrillville, IN 46410
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Location: United States > Indiana > Merrillville
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #17 of 22 Hotels in Merrillville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Merrillville 2.5*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are an excellent choice here in Merrillville, Indiana. We pride ourselves on exceedng our guests' expectations with friendly, professional service and sparkling guest rooms. Our guests enjoy a 100% smoke free environment, free parking, and free high-speed wireless internet throughout. We feature an indoor swimming pool, business center and print, fax, and copy services, and fitness center. We also have free passes to the nearby Gold’s Gym if guests are looking for more space and equipment. Our hotel features a large complimentary breakfast buffet. Along with breakfast breads, cereals, fruit, and yogurt, we also have hot options every day - eggs, breakfast meats, biscuits and gravy, and pancakes cooked to order. And of course, we have our famous warm, frosted cinnamon rolls that Holiday Inn Express is known for!Our hotel is conveniently located to the area’s best dining, entertainment, and attractions, as well as to I-65 and US-30, which allows for easy access to BP Refinery, US Steel, Siemens, Marathon, Ford, and many other local companies. We are also a great option before traveling into Chicago, visiting the beautiful Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, gambling at Horseshoe Casino, or taking in a show at the Star Plaza Theatre. We have 300 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate groups of up to 20. Let our staff do the planning, arranging, and preparing here at the hotel. We can provide groups many options from our breakfast, lunch, and snacks menu, as well as any audio-visual items guests may need. Whether you are traveling to Merrillville on business or leisure, our warm, hospitable staff, clean and comfortable rooms, and centralized location make us a great place for you to stay! ... more   less 
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