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Cleveland, Ohio
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64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel in a last minute. I didn't look how far it was from downtown and its about 25 minutes. That is my own fault. But I do not recommend this place if you want something close to downtown. The value was ok. The first room we got looks very nice, but it was on the first floor... More 

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Nineveh, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at The Marten House Hotel the evening of 6/23/16. We experienced friendly and efficient staff, a clean and spacious room and a very good breakfast the next morning. There were many early teen soccer players also staying there. There must have been a tournament nearby. This did not effect service or comfortability in the least.... More 

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Chicago
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The exterior and interior are in desperate need of an update. The linens are old and bathrooms are tiny. It is in a good location, however, if you need to visit St. Vincent Hospital or Brebeuf High School.

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Arkansas, USA
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99 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We stayed Friday-Monday nights (4) over Memorial Day (Indy 500) Weekend. Not our first stay here, but our first in remodeled room. We were very impressed with check-in staff, and again when we opened the door to our "room". It was more like a mini-suite. Very large, nicely decorated room with sofa, loveseat, chair, and coffee table in one area.... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here the night before I had to have surgery at IndyOrtho. Yes, it is an old hotel- but the room was clean and comfortable. The staff friendly and helpful. And definitely affordable. I highly recommend The Marten House.

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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Driving here for the first time, I nearly missed it. The hotel is a low cinder block building and looks like an institutional boarding school from the road. Pros: Very friendly, helpful staff. Comfortable bed. Location is OK. Just a couple of miles from a nice Trader Joe's and Starbucks. Cons: As others have mentioned, the hotel is showing its... More 

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Crlevere, Catering Sales Manager at The Marten House Hotel, responded to this review

Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your most recent stay at our hotel. I am glad to see that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful and the bed to be comfortable. I am also glad to see you enjoyed our close proximity to some of the neighborhood favorites, Trader Joe's and... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Marten house is billed as a Conference Center. The conference area is two floors, first and second, The large room is on the first floor, with another big room on the second floor, which can be divided into 3 rooms. However the 2nd floor rm has no individual key that can be given to the conference chairs. Also the area... More 

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Crlevere, Catering Sales Manager at The Marten House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to review our property after your recent stay and we greatly appreciate your business. I apologize for the out-of-order restroom stalls while you were visiting our conference center. Our engineering staff works diligently to correct maintenance issues as they occur so we find it unfortunate when it affects the convenience of... More 

London
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39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

I stayed with my nephew overnight on a Friday night. The first room they gave me appeared satisfactory. As I prepared to settle in, I heard/saw a drip hit the floor between the two double beds. I looked up to see a large area of the ceiling was discolored and obviously wet. Needless to say, I went back to the... More 

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Thank DeniseW217
Crlevere, Catering Sales Manager at The Marten House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I apologize for the inconvenience of having to switch rooms during your stay due to a maintenance issue, however, I am happy to see the following room was clean and adequate and that you enjoyed the microwave and refrigerator. I am sorry that the furniture in the room... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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298 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 560 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I'm torn on how to feel...happy that they are a reasonably-priced, clean, convenient and quiet place to stay or disappointed that they haven't updated. I realize an update would drive up their price, so I guess I can forgo some of the glitz to avoid sticker shock at checkout. Friendly staff is very helpful when called upon.

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Crlevere, Catering Sales Manager at The Marten House Hotel, responded to this review

Guest, We sincerely thank you for your business and we appreciate your review. We are happy to see that you found our staff to be very helpful as we take pride in our customer service. We are also happy to see your accommodations were clean, convenient and quiet. We hope to see you again soon should your travels bring you... More 

Naperville, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

The staff at the hotel are extremely nice and helpful, but the rooms are extremely dated and worn out. - tube televisions; no high def - dated furniture and bedding - brass fixtures - peeling wallpaper - tiny bathroom - free wifi, but very slow or nonexistent in places We were forced into this hotel option based on a youth... More 

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Crlevere, Catering Sales Manager at The Marten House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the compliments on our staff as we are glad to see that you found our staff to be helpful and friendly. We do apologize that the amenities in your room were not to your standards and that the wireless internet was slow at times. We do hope you will consider giving us another chance should... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Marten House Hotel

Address: 1801 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2001
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Price Range: $96 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Marten House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 192
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Marten House
Marten Hotel Indianapolis
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