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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Great experience at the hotel/lodge. I booked a 3-night stay at this hotel. I got a great price through a discount sight and ran into a problem with the reservation. However, the front desk manager worked to resolve the issue and made sure we were satisfied upon our arrival. The entire staff was very professional and friendly. This hotel does...

1Thank Wilihemena
Owasso, Oklahoma
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

A very pleasant stay. Great breakfast buffet with lots of choices. Room was very comfortable. I also appreciated the amenities such as computers in the lobby, the exercise room and the pool with jacuzzi. The one thing that could have been better was the shower. It had very low water pressure and was hard to get the temperature adjusted. I...

Thank Terry J
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Reading some of the reviews, I was not sure if I wanted to stay here. I was pleasantly surprised. There are some problems, but this is with the building (see cons below) The management told us they are going to remodel soon. Cons: No elevator Little bit dated (nor too bad but slightly) Road noise facing highway Pros: Very nice...

Thank TravelerGEO
Indiana, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I've never stayed in a Clarion Inn before and will not be staying again. It was decent, but the bathroom and sink outside of the bathroom were dirty upon arrival. The sheets were mostly yellow instead of white (which they obviously should have been). The only good things about the room were the fridge and microwave.

1Thank Crystal C
Scott C, General Manager at Clarion Inn in Merrillville, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with the Clarion Inn in Merrillville and for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We would like to apologize that we did not exceed your expectations during your stay as this is our goal with each guest. If you are ever in the area again please reach out...

Royal Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I got this room for a good price on a hotel deal sight. I stayed here for 5 nights while visiting family in the area. The grounds of this hotel are very pretty. The inside is dated but clean (can't complain for the price I payed). The hotel does offer breakfast but it was not included with my stay because...

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Above average for a Clarion Inn, as I just stayed in 1 earlier this week in a different town that was a dump. This location though has clean and comfortable beds, with good quality pillows. AC blows very cold. Wifi was fast and reliable. Bathroom and shower were clean. Front desk staff was friendly. No road noise even though I-65...

Thank AllStarMP
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We were looking for a place near the Indiana Dunes and Deep River Water park and outlet shopping. This was a great location. I liked that they offered an indoor/outdoor pool. Our kids loved this! The room was a double with 2 double beds a chair and a desk and chair. It was decent sized for $89.00 a night. They...

Thank Michelle B
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the clarion hotel for three nights for the band/dance competition. We traveled all night from Alabama so inquired about checking in once we arrived.(before check in) the front desk staff was amazing. The manager allowed us to see the room beforehand due to a bad experience booking with a third party before this stay. The rooms were...

Thank LovingMyVAndZ
Scott C, General Manager at Clarion Inn in Merrillville, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 18 July 2015

Stayed two nights while traveling on business. Did not take advantage of the indoor pool or free breakfast but saw many who did and they all seemed to be enjoying them selves. Located a bit off the main road but that made it private. The room was good and I had no complaints. Did use the WIFI and it worked...

1Thank AuburnBirmingham
Scott C, General Manager at Clarion Inn in Merrillville, responded to this review

You only have a couple more months to use our beautiful indoor/outdoor pool! Please come back and see us again.

Brownsburg, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We stayed for two nights for a family reunion. It's not really what we're used to, but it was clean. The decor is a bit dated. Chairs in hallway were worn. The duvet cover on the bed that my children slept it had a rip in it. We never got around to calling about it. Have to say that the...

1Thank Aidreen H
Scott C, General Manager at Clarion Inn in Merrillville, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We will be making some wonderful enhancements this year, updating our property and putting in a full new bar and restaurant. Please come back and see us again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: United States > Indiana > Merrillville
Price Range: $116 - $187 (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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“Had king room on ground floor. Easy to access and get luggage in.”
 of 5 bubbles carlv664, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“west side rooms have nature walk and pond view, east side face highway.”
 of 5 bubbles mike_phx, 1 Oct 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, 5 Aug 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, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No elevators!!”
  • The bug that wanted to join me for a shower
 of 5 bubbles Shaws2much, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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