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“Friendly staff and close to everything you need” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee
Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Gurnee
Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
2 reviews
“Friendly staff and close to everything you need”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

Clean hotel, friendly staff and it was a nice stay. Please was reason and the breakfast was good. Close to shopping and Great America.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Cynthy118
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CISGurnee, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
Dear Sir/Madam,

I truly appreciate you taking time to write us a review. I hope we can keep exceeding your expectations in terms of service, quality and hospitality.

Looking forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Jeshal Sheth
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Independence, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

This was a pleasant trip. The room was very nice sized allowing room for my 2 year old to have some space. It was very clean and the pool was nice. I would definitely stay again when in the area.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank jkuper
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CISGurnee, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
Dear Sir/Madam,

I truly appreciate you taking time to write us a review. I hope we can keep exceeding your expectations in terms of service, quality and hospitality.

Looking forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Jeshal Sheth
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Miami
Level Contributor
71 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

This is a decent, clean hotel that we booked at the last minute and were able to stay for a reasonable price. Full breakfast. Nice HOT jacuzzi spa and no one else in the pool area, so we did enjoy a quiet soak. Hot chocolate cookies were great!

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Verti94
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CISGurnee, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
Dear Sir/Madam,

I truly appreciate you taking time to write us a review. I hope we can keep exceeding your expectations in terms of service, quality and hospitality.

Looking forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Jeshal Sheth
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Chicago, IL
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2010

No real big complaints.

The location is good. I checked in with my boyfriend into the hotel as he was visiting from Baltimore, Maryland. Compared to other hotels around here, we would call this our 'go-to' hotel, even though I would prefer not going to any hotel in the general area as I'm nurtured to plusher hotels :)

Going to places like Gurnee Mills was not bad because we had a rental car. We did not go to Six Flags but used the hotel as just a place to go to at the end of the day after shopping.

In terms of the room, it's a good basic room. We had a king size bed and it was pretty comfortable. The view left much to be desired (the view was blockaded by pine trees), but being from the area myself I knew I couldn't expect much. There is a TV with basic channels, a pretty good room layout, a nice lounging area, etc. Plain Jane :) Oh, and fyi, the walls are very thin so sound permeates.

A good stay for those looking for a basic check-in, no frills or thrills. But I have to say the complimentary 'breakfast buffet' was a nice perk. There are a variety of things served like cereal, fruits, assorted breads, a cycle of breakfast meats and eggs, yogurt. There are also waffle makers. They give you paper plates to put your food on to give you some perspective. The hotel primarily holds a lot of family visitors, so expect lots of kids.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
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1 Thank hikariusagi
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CISGurnee, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
Dear Sir/Madam,

I truly appreciate you taking time to write us a review. I hope we can keep exceeding your expectations in terms of service, quality and hospitality.

Looking forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Jeshal Sheth
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Navarre, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

We've had to stay in a lot of hotels lately (we're in the process of moving) and its so nice to find a hotel that will feel like a home away from home. I would have given this hotel a full five out of five rating, but the people at the front desk were a little rude/aloof, and the bed was a bit lumpy, but still much better than a couple of the places we've stayed at. The indoor pool was really nice and the breakfast, while basic, was also very nice. Very convenient not having to go out for breakfast, especially if you need to get on the road early. Though there was a Dunkin Donuts right across the street :) There are also some nice places for dinner within walking distance, and its so close to Six Flags, you could probably walk there too. (We didn't go, though.)

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Ambecks
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CISGurnee, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
Dear Sir/Madam,

I truly appreciate you taking time to write us a review. I hope we can keep exceeding your expectations in terms of service, quality and hospitality.

Looking forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Jeshal Sheth
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Dubuque, Iowa
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

Spent one night at the hotel. The hotel is across the street from Great America. To walk to the park would take a good 20 minutes or so from the hotel. The short drive will have you there within minutes (parking $15-$25 per car). The hotel does have a small indoor pool and hot tub that is open till 11:00pm. Rooms were what you would expect with all the standards. The 2 rooms we had were very clean. The comp breakfast was great. Both hot and cold items to pick from. Weekday they serve till 9:30am and weekends till 10:00am.
Within 5 miles of the hotel you will find many restaurants and shopping. The hotel is a good choice if traveling with kids and wanting to visit Great America.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Anggie
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CISGurnee, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
Dear Sir/Madam,

I truly appreciate you taking time to write us a review. I hope we can keep exceeding your expectations in terms of service, quality and hospitality.

Looking forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Jeshal Sheth
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indianapolis
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2008

We visited this hotel on December 27, 2008. We checked in around midnight and checked out around 6 am Sunday morning. The individual staffing the front desk was helpful, very polite and professional. During our stay the breakfast bar was well stocked and available to us before checking out.

Advantages:
Easy access to Interstate 94
Located directly across the street from Six Flags
Clean room and well maintained property
Well stocked continental breakfast bar
Relatively safe, clean area with lots of restaurants in the area

Disadvantages:
Bed was very firm compared to most hotels where we stay (e.g. Marriott, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn Express).

The Competition:
A Comfort Inn shares a parking lot with the County Inn. Multiple hotels are located in the same area.

If you are a frequent guest of Country Inns you will be familiar with the hotel property layout.

  • Stayed December 2008, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank ljhnz
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CISGurnee, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
Dear Sir/Madam,

I truly appreciate you taking time to write us a review. I hope we can keep exceeding your expectations in terms of service, quality and hospitality.

Looking forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Jeshal Sheth
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Property: Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee
Address: 5420 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031-1735
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Location: United States > Illinois > Lake County > Gurnee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Gurnee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Gurnee 2.5*
Number of rooms: 68
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Be near the top attractions and businesses of Lake County when you book your stay at the Country Inn & Suites Gurnee. Our hotel's location opposite Six Flags Great America means fun for everyone, and we're also just one block from I-94 so you can easily travel between Milwaukee and Chicago. Our hotel is within a few miles of Gurnee Mills Mall, Waukegan Sports Park and Field House, Waukegan Regional Airport, Great Lakes Naval Base, Lake Michigan and corporations in the area such as WMS, Medline, NyproMold, Sterigenics, Domino Amjet and Watson Pharma. During your stay at our pet friendly Gurnee hotel, you'll enjoy comfortable accommodations and convenient services, including free Wi-Fi access, the complimentary Be Our Guest breakfast and business services. Book your stay online at the Country Inn & Suites, and discover what sets us apart from other hotels in Gurnee, Illinois. ... more   less 
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