COUNTRY INNS & SUITES

8311 Ohio St., Merrillville, IN 46410 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Highway Hotel in Lake County
41.46779-87.32287
Check availability
Average
3.0/ 5

Based on 68 guest reviews

Show Guest Reviews
  • Indoor pool in hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 62 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Check out: 12:00pm
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

Check Current Prices






Include Discounts:

Room Types

Check Rates1 King 1 Bedroom Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King 1 Room Whirlpool Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King 1rm Whirlpool Suite Interactive HDTV
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Guest Room Accessible Roll in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Studio Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen 1 Bedroom Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds 1 Bedroom Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Guest Room
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Guest Room Breakfast High Spd Internet
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Guest Room Hearing Accessible Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAccessible Guest
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBusiness Package 1 King 1 Bedroom Suite Double Club Carlson Points Regisuiter
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBusiness Package 1 King Guest Room Accessible Roll in Shower Double Club Carlson Points Regisuiter
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBusiness Package 1 King Studio Suite Double Club Carlson Points Regisuiter
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBusiness Package 2 Queen 1 Bedroom Suite Double Club Carlson Points Regisuiter
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBusiness Package 2 Queen Guest Room Breakfast High Spd Internet Double Club Carlson Points Regisuite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBusiness Package 2 Queen Guest Room Hearing Accessible Breakfast Double Club Carlson Points Regisuit
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRomance Package 1 King 1rm Whirlpool Suite Interactive HDTV Bottle Of Wine 2 Toasting Flutes 2000 Go
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSave 20pct 1 King 1 Bedroom Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSave 20pct 1 King Guest Room Accessible Roll in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSave 20pct 1 King Studio Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSave 20pct 2 Queen 1 Bedroom Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSave 20pct 2 Queen Guest Room Breakfast High Spd Internet
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSave 20pct 2 Queen Guest Room Hearing Accessible Breakfast
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Star Plaza Theatre, Deep River Water Park, Indiana Dunes, Genesis Convention Center, Rail Cats Baseball, Steelheads Basketball

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 149 verified reviews

The TrustYou Meta-Review is a summary of verified reviews from across the web. These summaries use state-of-the-art algorithms to analyze review data and benchmark hotels against each other so you can find and book the perfect hotel.

Learn more
71
Fair

Fair Hotel. Great location with good access by car. Very quiet.

“Complementary breakfast” “Quiet rooms”

Best Value for Money In City
Most Comfortable In City

Good to know

  • Bad furniture

    “Sticky carpet” “Carpet dirty”

  • Dirty room

    “Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was helpful and friendly” “Helpful staff”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Without any soaps” “No soap”

Review highlights

Location

100/100
21 reviews

Great location, with good shopping nearby and easy access by car.

“Plenty of restaurants” “Close to a mall” “Easy to access interstates”

Value

92/100
11 reviews

Best value for money.

“Free cookies” “Good price” “Complementary breakfast”

Food

90/100
15 reviews

Food is great, especially the desserts.

“Free cookies” “Dinning area went out of her way” “Good food”

Comfort

82/100
29 reviews

Very comfortable, spacious, and quiet rooms with wonderful beds.

“New mattress” “Quiet rooms” “Quiet room”

Service

80/100
63 reviews

Decent reception, with friendly but unprofessional staff.

“Helpful staff” “Speedy trip” “Great front desk”

Breakfast

67/100
40 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Delicious breakfast buffet” “Awesome breakfast” “Decent breakfast”

WiFi

60/100
5 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Internet worked fine” “Wi-fi didn't work” “Good internet service”

Room

47/100
77 reviews

Outdated, dirty rooms and bathrooms, with poor furniture. Rooms are poorly-maintained, but big with comfortable beds.

“Without any soaps” “Curtains broke” “Clogged shower head”

Cleanliness

42/100
45 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

“Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy” “Room could have been cleaner”

Vibe

31/100
11 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“No WOW factor” “Older TV” “Dated pool”

Pool

19/100
12 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was not working” “Dated pool” “Pool could be warmer”

Wellness

8/100
10 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Hot tub was not working” “No hottub” “No spa”

Ranked top 56% by families, with a score of 70

Good to know

  • Bad pool

    “Pool was not working” “Dated pool”

  • Delicious food

    “Free cookies” “Dinning area went out of her way”

  • Great location

    “Plenty of restaurants” “Close to a mall”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was helpful and friendly” “Helpful staff”

Review highlights

Location

100/100
4 reviews

Great location.

“Plenty of restaurants” “Close to a mall” “Easy to access interstates”

Food

92/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

“Free cookies” “Dinning area went out of her way” “Good food”

Comfort

82/100
9 reviews

Comfortable rooms and beds.

“New mattress” “Quiet rooms” “Quiet room”

Service

82/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

“Helpful staff” “Speedy trip” “Great front desk”

Breakfast

72/100
10 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Delicious breakfast buffet” “Awesome breakfast” “Decent breakfast”

Room

44/100
15 reviews

Rooms unclean with poor bathrooms, but beds are great.

“Without any soaps” “Curtains broke” “Clogged shower head”

Cleanliness

40/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy” “Room could have been cleaner”

Pool

21/100
4 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was not working” “Dated pool” “Pool could be warmer”

Wellness

10/100
4 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Hot tub was not working” “No hottub” “No spa”

Ranked top 69% by couples, with a score of 77

Good to know

  • Poor vibe

    “No WOW factor” “Older TV”

  • Dirty room

    “Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy”

  • Room is not nice

    “Without any soaps” “Curtains broke”

  • Dirty

    “Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy”

Review highlights

Service

80/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Helpful staff” “Speedy trip” “Great front desk”

Room

46/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Without any soaps” “Curtains broke” “Clogged shower head”

Cleanliness

44/100
5 reviews

Dirty room.

“Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy” “Room could have been cleaner”

Vibe

29/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No WOW factor” “Older TV” “Dated pool”

Ranked top 86% by business travelers, with a score of 66

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Helpful staff” “Speedy trip”

Review highlights

Service

75/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Helpful staff” “Speedy trip” “Great front desk”

Good to know

  • Bad furniture

    “Sticky carpet” “Carpet dirty”

  • Dirty room

    “Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was helpful and friendly” “Helpful staff”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Without any soaps” “No soap”

Review highlights

Location

100/100
21 reviews

Great location, with good shopping nearby and easy access by car.

“Plenty of restaurants” “Close to a mall” “Easy to access interstates”

Value

92/100
11 reviews

Best value for money.

“Free cookies” “Good price” “Complementary breakfast”

Food

90/100
15 reviews

Food is great, especially the desserts.

“Free cookies” “Dinning area went out of her way” “Good food”

Comfort

82/100
29 reviews

Very comfortable, spacious, and quiet rooms with wonderful beds.

“New mattress” “Quiet rooms” “Quiet room”

Service

80/100
63 reviews

Decent reception, with friendly but unprofessional staff.

“Helpful staff” “Speedy trip” “Great front desk”

Breakfast

67/100
40 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Delicious breakfast buffet” “Awesome breakfast” “Decent breakfast”

WiFi

60/100
5 reviews

Regular internet service.

“Internet worked fine” “Wi-fi didn't work” “Good internet service”

Room

47/100
77 reviews

Outdated, dirty rooms and bathrooms, with poor furniture. Rooms are poorly-maintained, but big with comfortable beds.

“Without any soaps” “Curtains broke” “Clogged shower head”

Cleanliness

42/100
45 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

“Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy” “Room could have been cleaner”

Vibe

31/100
11 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“No WOW factor” “Older TV” “Dated pool”

Pool

19/100
12 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was not working” “Dated pool” “Pool could be warmer”

Wellness

8/100
10 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Hot tub was not working” “No hottub” “No spa”

Ranked top 59% by families, with a score of 67

Good to know

  • Bad pool

    “Pool was not working” “Dated pool”

  • Delicious food

    “Free cookies” “Dinning area went out of her way”

  • Great location

    “Plenty of restaurants” “Close to a mall”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was helpful and friendly” “Helpful staff”

Review highlights

Location

100/100
4 reviews

Great location.

“Plenty of restaurants” “Close to a mall” “Easy to access interstates”

Food

92/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

“Free cookies” “Dinning area went out of her way” “Good food”

Comfort

82/100
9 reviews

Comfortable rooms and beds.

“New mattress” “Quiet rooms” “Quiet room”

Service

82/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

“Helpful staff” “Speedy trip” “Great front desk”

Breakfast

72/100
10 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Delicious breakfast buffet” “Awesome breakfast” “Decent breakfast”

Room

44/100
15 reviews

Rooms unclean with poor bathrooms, but beds are great.

“Without any soaps” “Curtains broke” “Clogged shower head”

Cleanliness

40/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy” “Room could have been cleaner”

Pool

21/100
4 reviews

Bad pool.

“Pool was not working” “Dated pool” “Pool could be warmer”

Wellness

10/100
4 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Hot tub was not working” “No hottub” “No spa”

Ranked top 77% by couples, with a score of 74

Good to know

  • Poor vibe

    “No WOW factor” “Older TV”

  • Dirty room

    “Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy”

  • Room is not nice

    “Without any soaps” “Curtains broke”

  • Dirty

    “Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy”

Review highlights

Service

80/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Helpful staff” “Speedy trip” “Great front desk”

Room

46/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Without any soaps” “Curtains broke” “Clogged shower head”

Cleanliness

44/100
5 reviews

Dirty room.

“Ceilings stained” “Carpet filthy” “Room could have been cleaner”

Vibe

29/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“No WOW factor” “Older TV” “Dated pool”

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Customer Reviews of Country Inns & Suites

3.0 out of 5.Based on 137 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

100% Smoke Free Enviorment - Complimentary Hot Breakfast - Heated Pool- FEMA Approved - High Speed Wireless Internet - Business Center - Meeting Room - Free Parking - Jacuzzi Rooms - Fitness Center - Guest Laundry - Jacuzzi Suites Available - Coffee and Fresh Baked Cookies (available 24 hours) - 1/4 mile from Westfield Mall - Numerous Restaurants Nearby - Gold Points Awards Program - Great Staff!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00pm
Check Out:12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation:2005
Floors:3
Rooms:62
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:62
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:20
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms:1 View Spaces
Meeting Space:850 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:3.0 Mi
Pool Info:
6:00 AM to 9:00 PM for Children6:00 AM to MIDNIGHT for Adults
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours in advance by 3:00pm day prior to arrival.
Nightly Parking:0
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Midway 35 miles Ohare 50 milesCoach USA 1-800-TRIP

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Country Inns By Carlson

  • Great lending library where you can borrow books & return them on next the visit
  • Be Our Guest breakfast offering waffles, make-your-own omelete, breakfast burritos, and yogurt parfait
  • Grab and go bar options including hot beverages, fruit, and granola bars
  • Enjoy Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Fresh cookies in lobby

The Country Inns By Carlson highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Country Inn & Suites

Similar hotels near by

More Details >
Exterior of Hampton Inn
Hampton Inn ~0.16 Miles away
More Details >
Image of Red Roof Inn
Red Roof Inn ~0.23 Miles away

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Country Inns & Suites

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Country Inns & Suites.

Feel free to use the Country Inns & Suites meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Merrillville event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Meeting Rooms23 x 16 x 10368--/----16202412--/--39----
Close This

Meeting Rooms

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
368 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
23 x 16 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning

Testimonials: Why use Hotel Planner?

Testimonials icon
"We’ve got rooms!!! Love, Love, Love your service; made it so much easier for me. I will certainly be adding your website to my “favorites”!" Tammy P. - Nashville, TN

Learn More Check Rates