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Fossil Creek Hotel

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Fossil Creek Hotel is one of the best places I've ever stayed, and I've stayed at some very high end hotels. The staff goes above and beyond their duty to make sure you are comfortable. The rooms at fossil inn are the cleanest rooms I've seen in most chain hotels. These days I'm learning that the chain hotels are actually...

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belton, mo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a very good place to stay! It was clean and smelled good. The breakfast was above your standard hotel breakfast! Had a grill with made to order eggs and omelettes. The pool was bigger than your standard hotel pool. My only suggestion is.. Russell doesn't have a lot of places to eat, so if you are coming from...

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Thank pegjo215
Florence, Arizona
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Driving 3 days with our old cat (20 years old) and tried a new route from our summer to winter home. Booked on line based on TripAdvisor reviews and was not disappointed. Convenient access, clean hotel, spacious room and comfortable bed.

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Thank WeOwnAFatCat
USA
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a well run hotel with rooms available at reasonable prices. The hotel is independent and thus it is easier to call them than try to reserve on a website. The hotel offers popcorn and cookies in the evening and a good breakfast including made to order omelets in the morning. Rooms are large and comfortable and come in...

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff , very clean , room have lots of space , they had cookies and popcorn for evening to snack on , breakfast was Great . They had a very friendly gentleman that would make omelette for you ( made to order ), and he brought them to you table for you ( didn't have to wait for...

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1Thank Pam B
Warsaw, Missouri
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wanted a halfway stop on our way to CO....had previously stayed in Wakeeney but tried Russell this time & are we glad we did!!! This place was great! From the staff, large, clean rooms, great area for dogs but the breakfast was AMAZING!!! Made to order French toast & omelets as well as an array of other options. This will...

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Thank Donna R
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean comfortable room, and breakfast omelettes were great! Coffee was excellent. Pool open til midnight. Only complaint would be the wimpy pool towels. We had a very enjoyable stay. Would recommend to anyone travelling nearby.

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Thank Jacquelyn C
Bryce Canyon City, Utah
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Beautiful lobby, nice rooms, great pool, really nice hot tub. Great breakfast. They have an omelette chef. You can pick the ingredients you want in your omelette and she fixes it right up! Very quiet even though it is right off the interstate.

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Thank Joyce S
Ottawa, Kansas
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Made my reservation in advance with "reservation" due to other reviews (apparently from former name) I had seen online. Well, the other reviews were definitely wrong. This is a very clean hotel, rooms are nicely appointed, and very comfortable beds (although it is hard to get in bed on one side to to air conditioner unit). The breakfast buffet is...

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Independence, Missouri
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Despite the directions from Google, the Fossil Creek Hotel was very easy to find. In fact, right on the interstate 70. I had my doubts at first. It definitely was a different chain motel property by its looks, but had been converted to a more private property. Part of the main sign was ripped from strong winds, but the rest...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Fossil Creek Hotel

Address: 1430 S Fossil St, Russell, KS 67665-3611 (Formerly AmericInn Lodge & Suites)
Region: United States > Kansas > Russell
Price Range: $126 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fossil Creek Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Take a room away from the highway for more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles WeOwnAFatCat, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing away from the Freeway are a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles WWtravelerUSA, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I was in the back side from the interstate, very quiet. The do allow pets but, charge a fee for them.”
 of 5 bubbles joyces595, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on second floor....very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles lindacM3997PN, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 106 was handicap accessible, close to the front desk and had pillow top beds.”
 of 5 bubbles rebecca56, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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