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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Was in the area to visit family and needed a place to stay that wouldn't cost me a second mortgage on my house. This is your basic motel, not bad but nothing special. I had none of the rude surprises as mentioned by some of the other reviewers, the owners were pleasant and accommodating. And I may well stay there...

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Reviewed August 2, 2016

Let me start by saying the motel is up for sale so I don't know if the owners have lost interest or what. They are a really nice couple and gave us some good tips about things to do in the area. The housekeeper knocked around 10 AM and we were not quite ready to leave the room yet so...

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Elwood, Indiana
Reviewed July 7, 2016

I would not recommend this hotel to anyone, we found feces in the bed sheets call the hotel manager they were very rude we left the hotel immediately went back to the hotel the next day make sure took off charge card they did not say sorry or apologize and anyway very rude people

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Elwood, Indiana
Reviewed June 30, 2016

We stayed at Lanes Motel in May 2016. Rated No Star.We found HUMAN FISHIES in the bed........Pissed us off & grossed out ... Call owners and we left . Next day go back to made sure they had taken the cost off credit card.....Owners very rude & don't say sorry or anything that made me madder very rude. Would not...

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Louisville KY
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We planned a last minute overnight and settled on one of the chain hotels there just to find that we were overbooked and didn't have a room. The only place in the area that did was Lane's Motel. It is ranked #5 of 5 because it just cannot compete with the other 4 given that it is an old school...

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michigan
Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is an older motel right on the main drag, close to the casino and right next to the Dairy Queen. It has been updated inside with new TV's and it has a mini fridge which is nice, but it's nothing spectacular. You enter your rooms from the outside parking, no deadbolts on the doors. There was a coffee maker...

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Clay City, Kentucky
Reviewed August 10, 2015

My girlfriends dad suggested this to us, said it was cheap. I think $76 was my total. Fridge, microwave, coffee pot, etc. The place was clean, i'll give them that. My only complaints was that the bed was harder than Chinese trigonometry and the pillows were pretty thin. Needs renovated, its kind of like stepping back in the 80's. its...

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Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 months while in town for work. This is a very small town so I basically heard the whole story but the abbreviated version is that the original owner passed and now the family owns it and the property is presently for sale so the property is quite outdated and much in need of said updates....

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very agreeable managers. Motel was close to all events I was participanting in. Room was large and met my needs. Room does need to be really cleaned, updated and refreshed. Than raise the daily rates to cover the cost of the improvements.

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

After reading a few previous reviews we made reservations at the Lane in French Lick, IN for 2 day stop over to another destination. With the historic area hotels as competition the price for this motel was higher than normal. This is a typical 60's style older motel that offers door parking, mini-fridge & MW and not much else. About...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are small clean motel in French Lick, Indiana. We are within walking distance of the major attractions. And we are also only nine miles from Patoka Lake. We offer an affordable option to the higher priced resorts in our area. Approximately 60-70 percent of our guest are returning to stay with us again. We hope to see you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lane's Motel

Address: 8483 West Highway 56, French Lick, IN 47432
Location: United States > Indiana > French Lick
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Lane`s Hotel French Lick
Lanes Motel French Lick
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“The rooms on the back side seem to have less street noise”
 of 5 bubbles , Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“The motel can show as all booked up when it is not, so call to be sure.”
 of 5 bubbles pjmaloz1, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“Check out the room for cleanliness, mattress and comfort.”
 of 5 bubbles casinoguymichigan, Jun 1, 2016 | Read review
“I am not sure there is a good room. Pillows and beds are dated.”
 of 5 bubbles KevStal, Dec 22, 2014 | Read review
“We were in 121, make sure you are not given this room if you do decide to stay at The Lane's Motel.”
 of 5 bubbles CherylLaGrange, Oct 1, 2013 | Read review
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