I stay at this hotel about 5-6 nights per year when I ride the Prairie Sprit Trail. Overall views: The hotel has several things going for it... off highway, big rooms, vaulted ceilings, large lobby, big parking lot and the best resterant in Iola next door (Greenery Inn).
Where the hotel fails: The exterior has not been updated since the 1960's, it gets very noisy in the evenings (I just leave the bathroom fan on all night to compensate for this), the restrooms have not been updated since the 1960's. The property is in need of a solid update to justify the rate.
The breakfast was above average, checkin was easy with no problems. I did not try the internet, so I cannot confirm internet speeds. The air conditioning cooled to my comfort level. It did cycle on and off a lot, and there was no setting for the fan to remain on when the air conditioner has cycled.
I really like this property and it could could be a really nice hotel with some money spent on updating the hotel. (The Greenery Inn has proven this can work in Iola). I did not feel that $66 a night rate was a value at this point. If it wasn't for the this resterant and the proximenty to the trail, I would stay at the Super 8.
Beware: They did have information for Americinn on the lobby, and it looks like they are getting ready to change to this franchise.
Try to stay to the back of the property to help reduce guest noise and traffic noise.
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