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Econo Lodge

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6201 Opportunity Ln., Merrillville, IN 46410-2776 (Formerly Lees Inn Merrillville)
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Corinth, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when you first see hotel, it looks very nice from the outside with the exception of the roof. you walk inside and it looks very cultured. But as you look deeper, you see a property that is badly in need of repair and a really good cleaning. the room we had was clean at least. there were a few holes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The room is dirty... no smoke detector. ..can't sit on the chairs unless covered by a towel. The bathroom doors are filthy. The carpet is coming up and I almost fell. There are termites everywhere in here... I'm extremely disappointed I didn't expect much but damn this is really bad!!! Avoid at all cost!!!

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Belle Fourche, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The room was small as expected, but the he Condit ionof the bathroom floor was terrible. For a one night stay as we were very weary travelers we needed to make do t would. Nenver recommend. I thought choice hotels were more cared for than this

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Driving in there were potholes throughout the parking lot. The parking lot is dimly lit. Walking in should have been a clue not to stay. It was dimly lit inside and the carpets were stained throughout the hotel. The room itself wasn't too bad a stain on the sheets and it needs updating. The community microwave was filthy. My daughter... More 

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El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Our stay at the Merrillville Econo Lodge was very pleasant. The staff was great, the rooms clean, and it was very quiet. One thing we greatly appreciated was the thermostat control on the air as the weather went from warm to cool very quickly and we didn't have to decide between heat and air. The continental breakfast was adequate and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Badly in need of renovation. Old smoke smell is disguised by perfume. Need to paint in-room walls, sew the fabrics, and update the sinks and toilets. Thank goodness it was a quick stop over. Pool was in need of a cleaning too. Hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. All in all I'd say this is barely a 3 star... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Chose this motel after calling at its more expensive cousin across the car park. It might have been a little tired around the edges but that wasn't noticeable. The usual standard of good beds and other facilities are there to be enjoyed. Nothing grated

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Gary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Pros: clean towels only stayed one night because we couldn't cancel Cons: board of health closed down the pool Cigarette burns everywhere Questionable stains TV broke Dirty clothes and towels in room Chair filthy and torn Just dirty!!!!! Final thoughts: Ok price but not worth the money. The room was dirty, the TV turned off and on, the comforter was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Got a King size room for $55 a night. Thought it was a good deal. Exterior of hotel is showing age. Parking not very well lit and full of pot holes. Interior of building has freighted carpet and dimly lit. Room had beer cap on the floor and pubic hair on toilet. Obviously had not been cleaned. No toilet paper... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is going to be the 3rd stay at this hotel within a month. I always want to come back and stay here. Shannon at the front desk is a true asset to the property. Met the GM and think she does a great job with the property and staff. Breakfast is a bit weak but continental enough to qualify.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merrillville, IN Hotel - EconoLodge hotel located in Merrillville, IndianaWith convenient, easy access to Interstate 65, the newly-renovated EconoLodge(R) hotel in Merrillville, IN is the perfect location to reach such destinations as Chicago, Lake Michigan and the many attractions in the far northwest part of Indiana. This Merrillville, IN hotel is near Deep River Water Park, Star Plaza Theatre and the Majestic Star Casino. Indiana Dunes State Park is a short trip east along the shores of Lake Michigan. Guests of the EconoLodge hotel will enjoy the exercise room and indoor heated pool. Other amenities include: Free breakfast, Free wireless high-speed Internet,Free weekday newspaper,Free local calls, cable television, pillow-top mattress, coffee maker, desk. Some rooms offer a refrigerator; hair dryers, irons and ironing boards are available at the front desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 6201 Opportunity Ln., Merrillville, IN 46410-2776 (Formerly Lees Inn Merrillville)
Location: United States > Indiana > Merrillville
Price Range: $49 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Lees Hotel Merrillville
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