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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Allowed us early check in. Clean room friendly staff very helpful. A little dated rooms but i would rather have clean and ftiendly For the price a great stay. Easy location to find many businesses within walking distance. Hot coffee waiting for you in the morning and a friendly smiling face.

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Thank JofromWI
Newell, West Virginia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We visited Benton for an unexpected death/memorial service with 2 adults and 2 children. We have stayed here (and reviewed it) previously. Upon arrival the room took less time to cool off than on our prior trips but the bathroom was dirty and the remote didn't work. A housekeeper was summoned to scrub the very dirty bathtub and new batteries... More 

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Thank Jessi P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

The hotel is clearly dated, but that's probably why it's so cheap. The rooms were clean which is all I really cared about. We stayed three nights, and the first was after a big storm so their key card maker had been damaged during the storm and the front desk staff had to let us into our room with the... More 

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Thank Sarah W
Independence, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2016

this place was terrible, did not honor the coupon we had and the room was dirty. the young man behind the counter stated that they can not honor the coupon because of a car show and the place was packed, but during the night the place had only 10 customers in the hotel but I was told that they had... More 

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Thank Ronnie M

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

I stopped at this motel because I had a coupon and I was getting off the interstate for the second time of tornado warnings and the clouds looking like one was inevitable. It is an old building, so it did feel safer than some of the newer ones, but it showed lots of wear and tear. They did not do... More 

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Thank sneezymom
Concord, North Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

It was ok affordable and clean. We needed a place where we could take pets. It wasn't noisy and it wasn't the fanciest I've ever stayed but no where near the worst. I would stay there again. The employees were very nice.

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Thank Barbara C
Wisconsin
2 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

We are RVers but occasionally ( maybe 10% of the time) opt for a hotel. We were coming home and we're trying to make miles but got tired. We'd stayed at the Benton KOA in the past and had a good experience with the town. We figured we'd try the Econolodge. The place is a dump. 2' ruts in the... More 

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Thank Quickbeam
flower mound, texas
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

Based on a couple of Trip Advisor reviews, I thought this would make an overnight stay at a reasonable price. We grossly overpaid for the condition of the hotel. This property needs major attention. The restroom in the hallway had a 'Do Not Use' sign on it. The bed were very soft. The towels were scratchy. There was very little... More 

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Thank lurrutia
California
1 review
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

When my family and I stayed at Econolodge in Benton I thought it was very affordable and well worth what we paid. Our room was clean with excellent beds! The breakfast consisted of hot waffles and coffee. And the kids had cereal, with fruit and muffins and juice. We will definitely stay there again in the future.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

While traveling I had my wife make the reservation. Had I not have been dead tired and the reservation pre-payed I would have looked elsewhere or slept in the car. Check in was easy, but exterior condition and the lobby presentation should have been a dead give-away to the condition of the rooms. I have stayed in $29.00 dumps tat... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover Benton, Illinois and all it has to offer, whether staying for business, pleasure, or just passing through at the Country Hearth Inn Benton. Ideally situated only a few miles from Morthland College and downtown Benton, our hotel is conveniently located off Highway Illinois 14 on West Main Street. We are near local attractions such as Franklin County Garage 1910 Museum, I 57 Drag Strip, and Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park. Our property offers a guest laundry facility, so you can keep your clothes and belongings fresh during your stay. Pets are welcome, restrictions and charges apply. Start your work or sightseeing day in fine form with a free cup of coffee or continental breakfast. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, stay connected with our free Wi-Fi available throughout the property. Our staff will work with you to ensure your stay with us runs smoothly down to the last detail. Each of our 40 guest rooms feature the ambiance of home luxuries such as free Wi-Fi, microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, hairdryer, 32 inch flat panel cable TV, HBO, ESPN, table with chairs and alarm clock radio. Country Hearth Inn Benton is your best choice within the county seat of Franklin County, Illinois. We offer ideal accommodations and location whether you are in town for entertainment, music and food festivals, sightseeing, wildlife activities or simply passing through on your way to Chicago or Champaign. At Country Hearth Inn Benton our goal is to provide our guests a great experience, not just a place to stay. At Country Hearth Inn Benton, Expect More. Get More. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Country Hearth Inn - Benton

Address: 711 W. Main, Benton, IL 62812 (Formerly Econo Lodge Benton)
Region: United States > Illinois > Benton
Price Range: RM285 - RM351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Country Hearth Inn - Benton 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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