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“Excellent repeat performance” 5 of 5 stars
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Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   601 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2712 (Downtown Indianapolis)   |  
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Ranked #51 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Excellent repeat performance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

I stayed here for the first time last year for The Work Truck Show, then stayed here again for the same show a couple of weeks ago. I am glad to see my first excellent experience was not a fluke. 5 stars again! Love this place and, as before, the staff have a huge input on my rating.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Excellent stay - very quiet, comfortable, everything you expect from a Marriott. Connects directly to the Convention Center. Only trouble I had was in not getting a requested wake-up call (I wonder about the room that got it instead!). Would stay here again.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This place is my favorite Courtyard, and I stay at a lot of courtyards. I generally stay away from downtown hotel locations because of the price and the inconvenient parking situation, but this property seems to address both issues quite well. The parking situation is perhaps the best Ive seen in a downtown setting. Lots of good lighting and its setup in a convenient manner. The price is a little high compared to the suburb locations, but compared to the other downtown locations, I think its pretty reasonable. The property is connected to several other Marriott properties so there are several on-site options for meals. The rooms are clean, spacious and modern. Great place to relax after a day on the road.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I had a good experience in the hotel, it was clean nice breakfast included with the package I purchased, people that worked there were polite as well. The only thing that I did not appreciate was that I bought a package that included various activities - to the imax theater, zoo, the NCAA etc. When we arrived they came up with the excuse that the tickets did not arrive but that they would give me a 25$ gift card. This changed my whole trip! There is not much to do in Indianapolis - with this we did not know what to do for the weekend stay but walk around. I should also mention that I had made these reservations about 2 - 3 weeks in advance.
Other than that I was happy with the hotel. It is a bit far from everything downtown but it is nice because you are able to use the skywalk which almost takes you downtown - and if it's cold, you wont have to suffer much.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Joshua B, General Manager at Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown, responded to this review, December 3, 2014
Please accept my sincere apologies for not providing the package amenities you booked during your visit. Please know your experience was isolated, and we did our best to provide an alternative to accommodate your needs. We hope you will allow us another opportunity to serve you so we may deliver the experience that you expect - and deserve.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

The great thing about this Courtyard is that you can walk to much of downtown Indianapolis indoors, and one of the first things you pass on your way is the Starbuck's inside the JW Marriott. You may get a little wistful seeing the plush JW, but you'll feel better when you realize how much money you are saving by not staying there.

But you still have access to a lot of the amenities.

The parking charge is a little outrageous. They make the self-park ($23) so close to the valet ($27) that there is practically no savings if you decide to schlep everything on your own.

The room service is the TGI Friday's next door. That's great if you like that, but it's not the usual quality of Marriott room service.

That said, this hotel is clean and quiet, and looks like it's been recently refurbished. If you like to walk, then you can hit many nice spots in the city on foot during the winter due to the indoor sidewalk system. If you play your cards right, you won't even need to rent a car in Indianapolis.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Marr601, Director of Sales at Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown, responded to this review, March 13, 2013
Thank you for your comments. It is always our goal to ensure that each guest has an excellent experience. Guest feedback is so important to our success and bettering our team for future visitors and we really do appreciate you taking the time to offer some insight to your stay.

Ms. Angela Buran
Director of Sales and Marketing
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Bluffton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

While attending a major conference in downtown Indianapolis, we were among a group of nearly 100 who were "assigned" to the Courtyard by Marriott venue due to a conference "overflow" situation at a larger nearby hotel. The hotel staff was helpful and appeared to really care about our well-being and satisfaction. The property is relatively new, so rooms and public areas were fresh and clean. The 3 elevators provided little wait time. While convenient on site-parking was available (self-parking $23/day and valet parking $27/day), just 1500 feet around the corner was an outdoor public self-parking lot for $10 (24 hours). A nice variety of lite food options and Starbucks coffee were available at The Bistro, and free coffee and hot tea were also available at designated times in the adjacent lobby. Although we didn't use the pool, we observed it was small, so this hotel might be a disappointment if planning for a large family-type gathering. We especially appreciated the hotel's direct accessibility to Indy's downtown Skywalk providing a 10-minute weather-protected walk to the Circle Center Mall that offers numerous shops and dining options. We enjoyed our stay and would consider this location again when exploring hotel options for future visits to Indianapolis.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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New Jersey
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

My son and I stayed at the Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown for two nights for college visits.

The building is very convenient to downtown Indianapolis. NFL Combines were taking place at Lucas Oil Stadium, just a block or so away, and many of the NFL people stayed here as well as at the attached JW Marriott.

I didn't request any kind of high floor or view, so we got neither; view was of a wall. Oh well, my bad. The room was clean and the bathrom was a nice size.

Getting in and out can be a little confusing due to one way streets, but once we had done it a couple of times we got used to it. I really feel the parking should be free, at least for Marriott Elite members. There seemed to be plenty of parking. I'm sure it can fill up on game days, etc., so charge the folks who aren't staying overnight.

We dined at the attached JW Marriott, at Osteria Pronto. Excellent northern Italian and a vibrant scene!!! Highly recommend.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Marr601, Director of Sales at Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
I wanted to send you a quick message to first thank you for your recent stay and review of our hotel. Guest feedback is so important to our success and bettering our team for future visitors and we really do appreciate you taking the time to offer some insight to your stay.

Ms. Angela Buran
Director of Sales and Marketing
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Property: Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown
Address: 601 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2712
Location: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis > Downtown Indianapolis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Green Hotel in Indianapolis
#34 Family Hotel in Indianapolis
#53 Business Hotel in Indianapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 297
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Courtyard Indianapolis Downtown hotel is located in the heart of the Circle City and overlooks the beautiful White River State Park and historic Canal district. Connected to the Convention Center via skybridge with many major companies within a 2 min. taxi ride or 7 min. walk including Simon Malls, WellPoint, JP Morgan Chase, & Eli Lilly. Our downtown Indianapolis hotel is a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner for our great location and outstanding service. Guests enjoy such perks as our upgraded free WiFi, self and valet parking options, room service and media library with boarding pass printing station. Families appreciate our guest rooms with pull-out sofas as well as our indoor pool and the IMAX Theater right across the street. A downtown Indianapolis hotel just 15 minutes from the airport, we're a great, easy option when in town next!m. ... more   less 
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