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“Many Pros and Cons Pool” 3 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Midwest Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   745 W. Schilling Road, Salina, KS 67401 (Formerly Econo Lodge)   |  
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Ranked #4 of 30 Hotels in Salina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Eudora, Kansas
1 review
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“Many Pros and Cons Pool”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The pool was the key feature having a water slide. Although, you could smell the chlorine it was not clear and you could rub with your finger the green slime off the pool wall. For such an awesome feature it was neglected. The pool area was also cold but once you got in the water was warm. Our king bed was horrible, couldn't get comfortable tossed and turned, maybe too soft of a bed or that it had no support, mine and husband back hurt. Breakfast is good, better than continential. Eggs are real, the rest is like normal frozen-mirowave. Waffle maker a hot spot and good syrup. No Biscuits and Gravy like the one in Festus, MO. No bananas, had activia brand yogurt-yuck, only fiber type cereals that kids don't like either. Fitness center looked nice and our room was clean. They do put a heavy cheap coffee table in front of the sleeper sofa so when pushing it out of way, the supports between one of the legs fell out. Put that back together. Would love to stay again next month, just have to weigh the pros and cons, and if the pool gets cleaned properly.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BWGMSalina, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Midwest Inn & Suites, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
We are sorry you did not enjoy your bed . They are double pillow top mattresses and we have had alot of compliments on them. We do serve the fresh scrambled eggs and we are glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Being a New hotel we are always interested in our customers feedback so that we can continue to grow and improve, We do hope to see you next time you are in Salina,
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Elmer, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The staff was exceptional and the facility has just been redone. The rooms are large and comfortable in every way. It is also close to area restaurants and a new Olive Garden is being built around the corner. We will definitely return.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Hotel was just fine in every aspect. Looks like they make you type more in this spot, so I am going to fill the space. Legends Sports Bar and The Blind Hog are 2 good "Watering Holes" in Salina if you are looking.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Laramie, Wyoming, USA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Staff are very nice and met my special requests regarding physical handicap needs. Will definitely be staying at this Best Western in the future. Also had a late addition in the need to bring along two small dogs. No problems there either.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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9 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We recently stayed here while on a roadtrip across the great plains. We had a second floor room and it was very spacious, with two queen beds and then a fold-out sofa bed in a separate section. Bedding was with duvets, not motel quilts. A key attraction for us was the pool with water slide. Our kids enjoyed it very much.

We actually had a problem with the room --- the smoke alarm kept beeping every few minutes. When we called the front desk, the manager came up and fixed it within 5 minutes. In that interaction, as well as requests for extra towels, and breakfast, I was very impressed with the service we received --- really excellent and made the whole stay more enjoyable.

This is not a 5-star hotel, but for the cost, and the property, we had a 5-star experience.

  • Stayed January 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Paola, Kansas
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We stayed 2 nights here mainly because the water slide for the kids. But had a great breakfast, nice staff, and close to everything. If in the area we will stay here again. Very nice place. Close to Lindsborg Kansas also.

  • Stayed December 2012, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Garden City, Kansas, USA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

All the staff I encountered was super friendly and helpfull. Rooms were clean and quiet. The suroundings in the lobby was very warm, with a fireplace, comfy chairs, and coffee. Hotel was easy to get to, and close to plenty of resturants, shopping, and fuel. Will definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Address: 745 W. Schilling Road, Salina, KS 67401 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
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Location: United States > Kansas > Salina
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Salina
#2 Family Hotel in Salina
#3 Romantic Hotel in Salina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Midwest Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover America's heartland like you never have before. Clean, spacious and affordable, make the BEST WESTERN PLUS Midwest Inn & Suites your next traveling destination.Located just five miles from historic downtown Salina, you will enjoy being just minutes away from attractions and events such as the Smoky Hill River Festival, Kenwood Cove, The Bicentennial Center, The Steifel Theatre and even one of the eight wonders of Kansas Cuisine, The Cozy Inn. While downtown, take in a stage performance at the Salina Community Theatre or venture a few minutes further and enjoy wine tasting at the Smoky Hill Vineyard and Winery.Recreational and sports seekers will enjoy recreational areas like the Bill Burke Sports Complex with baseball diamonds, soccer fields and batting cages. Disc golf tournaments can be found just minutes away at Lakewood Park. Go hiking along the trails of Indian Rock Park or play a round of golf at one of our many courses. Once back at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Midwest Inn & Suites, unwind by taking a trip down our waterslide that leads to our indoor heated pool or cool down in our fitness area. Corporate guests will enjoy taking advantage of our business center, free faxes and local calling. Our spacious work desks and unlimited free Internet usage via Wi-Fi or hardwire makes working away from the office or home as comfortable as possible.Guests will sleep well in one of our spacious rooms or suites complete with pillow top mattresses, 42-inch LCD televisions, coffee makers, upgraded bathroom amenities, refrigerator and microwave. Wake up in the morning to a complimentary hot breakfast with meat, eggs, waffles, fresh fruit and yogurt.Whether you're in town for work, or play, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Midwest Inn & Suites is here for you. Our friendly, energetic staff is ready to accommodate you so make a reservation today.Like us on facebook, our info is BestwesternSalina ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Inn And Suites
Econo Hotel Salina
Baymont Inn Salina
Salina Baymont Inn

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