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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Portage

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Michigan City, Indiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son, his best friend, my best friend and I all stayed the night to end Spring Break. The hotel is AMAZING! The staff goes above and beyond! Kevin the maintenance man help us out big time. We had a family suite so where the king size room was the AC/heater would not work. He would not leave work until...

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Toronto, Canada
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Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, love the updated rooms. They were due & did a nice job. Still giving average rating but USED TO BE awesome. We have stayed here numerous times but the most recent 2 night stay while passing through will be our last unless some changes are made. Agree with some other recent reviews: unsupervised kids, obnoxious kids throwing toys...

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Yolanda C, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Portage, responded to this review

Dear mabradford14, We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience with us. I would like to apologize for the issues you experienced during the spring break. We were not expecting the kinds of crowds we received mostly due to the unexpected closing of another popular hotel pool. We have already discussed steps to make improvements for the...

Tecumseh, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Yolanda C, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Portage, responded to this review

Coatesville, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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South Bend, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I discovered this nice little getaway hotel several years ago. At first, our stays were enjoyable, it was quiet, good service, and the pool area was a much more pleasurable atmosphere. The last few times we stayed, the service was still decent, however the pool atmosphere was way overcrowded, which was a disappointment to our kids, at...

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Yolanda C, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Portage, responded to this review

Dear matthewsD6487VI, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent visit. We thank you for your continued support throughout the years and can assure you that even though we have become a popular destination for families we are strategizing on ways to better control the crowds and monitor the building to ensure each of our...

Saginaw, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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New Lenox, Illinois
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Room was spacious and clean but TVs were tiny, breakfast was terrible and the refrigerator froze my pineapple chunks. Good luck figuring out the shower. The other good thing was the bed was magnificent. Slept like a log. Wi-Fi sketchy at best. The coffee in the morning was a joke. Probably won't stay here again.

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Yolanda C, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Portage, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we appreciate the honest feedback. I am sorry to hear that you did not find our breakfast to your liking. We have been making improvements by adding a variety of items such as the make your own waffles, hot items like scrambled eggs and sausage, fresh oatmeal, muffins, yogurt with fresh fruit,...

Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
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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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located near the the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and just 1 mile from Portage's Riverwalk beach park. We are a family friendly hotel with a large aquatic center featuring a kiddie pool, hot tub, swimming pool and an arcade area. We offer a great free breakfast every morning that includes fresh homemade waffles, various hot items like sausage and eggs as well as lots of fruits and cereals. We are just 45 minutes from downtown Chicago with great rail service available daily until midnight or later. The famed Lighthouse Outlet mall is less than 20 minutes away as are numerous casinos. Portage is a great place to vacation or just visit. Our beaches are second to none and our people are friendly and always inviting.. The famed Steel Mills of NW Indiana are just minutes away from the hotel so business clients are always welcomed. Specially negotiated rates are available for all contractors and vendors doing business with the mills. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Portage

Address: 1630 Olmstead Dr, Portage, IN 46368-1696
Region: United States > Indiana > Portage
Price Range: $132 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Portage 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Country Inn And Suites Portage
Country Inn & Suites Portage Hotel Portage
Country Inn Portage
Portage Country Inn
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