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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very tranquil stay and had nice experience at this hotel. The staff was very welcoming and attended all of our needs very graciously. Room was clean and had comfortable beds. We had great hot breakfast before we left the hotel, will stay again on next trip to this town

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Toledo Ohio USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room in itself was very nice. I did find that behind a chair I found a wrapper from a drinking cup and pick it up and threw it away . The lamp from the floor it scared me because it was loose. every thing else was fine except for the heat in the room. Couldn't get it to work...

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Thank Ruthann1944
Shelby Township, Michigan
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The room was fine, but the brakfast was only cold items. The pool was closed. I thought the check in was slow. The sidewalks were not salted and it was very icy. In the morning the parking lot was not plowed.I was very disapointed. This is not representative of the best western brand.

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GM B, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We apologies for any inconvenience you had because our pool was under maintenance that day. We have a company that comes early in the morning to plow/salt the snow. We contacted them and brought the issue in their notice. I hope you will give us a chance to serve...

Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed recently and were very impressed. Everything was clean and well maintained. The breakfast was quite nice, and managed well. We had a good time in pool and spa. Free Wi-Fi worked properly, the room was comfortable and had all the amenities needed for a casual stay. We highly recommend this property.

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Thank Carlie T
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Heat was off in room upon entry and room was a chilly 63 in late November. Room was clean and beds were comfy. The room was the only positive experience here. Lights are on timers so I ate breakfast in the dark in the designated area. They turned all of a sudden all at once minutes before I finished. "Hot"...

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Thank iknowicanfixit
Marion, Ohio
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I enjoyed my stay here in this hotel, beds were comfortable, breakfast was good. Breakfast had many items in menu, including scrambled eggs and bacon or sausage etc. Overall it is nice and clean facility. I can recommend this hotel to my family and friends

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Thank rob4813
Marion, Ohio
Reviewed 23 November 2016

had a room where the heat didnt work. they told my company that the would not fix it and i needed to change rooms. room 203 smells so bad like sewer. the whole building smells like sewer. there wifi is corrupt had problems with my phone and computer after staying here

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Thank pthorn1964
Management response:

I am so sorry for the inconvenience, and am glad you brought to our attention. This is the first time i am hearing of this smell. I will gt with my maintenance department and get it fixed immediately. I hope you will come stay with us again in the future. Laurie Creighton General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was my first visit to this property since the motel was a Super 8, many years ago. The Best Western rate was just too high. This month, while still not a great deal, the price is at least compatible to the other hotels in town. While $89.99 per night is still a bit steep for the offering and the...

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Thank RailfanMotels
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Thank you so much for the great comments. I will discuss with my staff about the importance of letting the guests know the times of breakfast. Laurie Creighton

Miami
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I’m not sure what makes a Best Western a “plus,” but the Best Western Plus in Marion, Ohio looks about the same as any number of Best Westerns (without the “plus”) in which we’ve stayed. Perhaps the furniture may be a bit more modern, but I’m not sure. However, this hotel has good accommodations for the handicapped. The roll-in shower...

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Thank Perkolator
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice convenient, clean friendly great breakfast! nice and simple! :) Rooms were clean, bright and I loved the height of the beds! The wifi was a little iffy, I couldn't connect my iPad but no biggie.:)

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Thank Maria S
Management response:

Thank you so much for the positive feedback. Laurie

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Best Western Plus is located near Ohio State University - Marion campus, Marion Technical College, Marion Colisseum and Fairgrounds, Delaware Lake, Marion County International Raceway, Kildeer Plains Wilderness Area and Big Island Wilderness Area. Completely refurbished in 2014! The hotel offers microwave, refrig and in-room, laptop sized safes in each bedroom. Fitness room and heated indoor pool as well as Jacuzzi Suites available ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn

Address: 2117 Marion Mt. Gilead Road, Marion, OH 43302 (Formerly Magnuson Hotel University Inn)
Region: United States > Ohio > Marion
Price Range: RM338 - RM441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS University Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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