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Gainesville
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really great hotel at reasonable rates. The rooms were comfortable, very new and clean, and attractive. The pool (and hot tub) area was clean and family friendly. The BEST part of our stay was the free breakfast. Without a doubt the best hotel breakfast we'd ever had. Will definitely be back to this hotel the next time we're in the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived at the hotel on 11/24 and requested to check-in early. The front desk clerked granted my request and finally got it right the 3x. The first room I walked into was occupied by a sleeping family, so I went back and informed her. She apologized and assured me the next room would be fine. The second desk clerk...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only took 28 minutes to find bed bugs crawling on the wall beside the bed. Checked in on Nov 17th, 2016 at 10:40pm checked out at 11:08pm. When we went to the front desk to check out and get a refund the girl didn't even seem surprised. Not even an apology for our inconvenience!

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Indianapolis, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are outdated, furniture is old and stained. There's no elevator in this hotel. Lots of cigarette butts in the parking lot. The parking lot is dark, not enough lights. Breakfast was good, bacon on the bar.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

The lobby was very clean & staff was friendly, easy check in & out. The breakfast was good compared to the other hotels complementary breakfast. Bacon, turkey sausage, eggs, potatoes, oatmeal, English muffins, toast, waffles, donuts, muffins, apple, cranberry, orange juice & coffee. My room was comfortable & affordable :) our bathroom was very clean & bright. The room coffee...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed October 1, 2016

I visit family in the area every year and have stayed at some lousy spots, but this one is much nicer and quieter than the group of hotels on the east side of highway 65. It is tucked away behind some office buildings right off of Route 30 & HWY 65. It just looks peaceful; like a lodge in the...

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Rockville, Indiana
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We have been here often and feel that it's the best value in an area filled with hotels. Away from highway noise with windows overlooking a stream and walkway. Breakfast available for a nominal cost. Indoor pool opens to the outside.

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed September 22, 2016

The reception people were great. From reading Trip Advisor, I knew what to ask for: facing the back, away from traffic noise, king-size bed, on the ground floor. The room was huge and the park with waterfall out back was lovely. Small biting flies were a nuisance in the evening. Room 131 had a fridge that was a huge junk...

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed September 8, 2016

My first stay at Clarion Inn since it changed from Courtyard. Upon arriving which was after 3:00 pm I was told my room was not ready and I had to wait for 30 min. Their excuse was an employee called off. My room was at the far end in which I also could enter thru the end door. The entrance...

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Illinois, United States
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We are a Family of four with two children. We book this through Priceline had a great rate. The hotel is being updated and that's where extremely comfortable. Everything was clean and nice. It is my understanding that they do you have a hot breakfast however our booking did not come with it. The swimming pool is an indoor outdoor...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarion Inn Merrillville offers unique lodge style accommodations in an ideal location just 35 minutes from the bustle of Chicago. Located just off I-65 at Exit 253, this hotel is the perfect place to stay while visiting the area's top attractions such as Star Plaza Theatre, Indiana Dunes, and Deep River Water Park. Business Travelers also appreciate the close proximity to the offices of BP, Ford, US Steel, and NiSource. This Clarion hotel offers unique amenities among Merrillville, IN hotels including an outdoor waterfall and pond, a heated indoor/outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Courtyard Cafe, or get in a work out on the road at the fitness center. Guest Rooms are highlighted by flat-screen TVs with premium cable and a luxurious bedding package. With the Windy City just 40 miles away, this hotel is also convenient for a quick commute to Chicago where you can enjoy Millennium Park, Navy Pier, or Wrigley Field. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Inn in Merrillville

Address: 7850 Rhode Island St, Merrillville, IN 46410-5600
Location: United States > Indiana > Merrillville
Price Range: $78 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Inn in Merrillville 2.5*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Merrillville Hotel Merrillville
Courtyard Merrillville
Merrillville Marriott
Merrillville Courtyard
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“west side rooms have nature walk and pond view, east side face highway.”
 of 5 bubbles mike_phx, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“If you have mobility issues, be sure to book a room on the first floor. They only have stairs, no elevator available.”
 of 5 bubbles FrugaliciousDiva, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
“Odd number side overlooks river. Far enough away from ice machine and lobby. Close to back stairs (no elevators)”
 of 5 bubbles swede52497, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“No elevators!!”
  • The bug that wanted to join me for a shower
 of 5 bubbles Shaws2much, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
“Could hear people walking around on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles NancyHG, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
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