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Murray Plaza Lodge

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

We chose Murray Plaza Lodge after reading the previous reviews on TripAdvisor. We are happy to report that our experience was excellent. The room was smaller than the modern "big box" hotels, but it was clean, neat and comfortable. My wife smokes and there was a very nice area where she was allowed to smoke and it also included an...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is one the most enjoyable hotel stays we've recently had. Being privately owned by a local couple, you can tell they take extreme pride in this facility. They are very warm and welcoming. The rooms are very homey with the white cabinets, etc. and extremely clean. The first thing I look at in a hotel is the bathroom grout....

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Thank Tammy J
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place is privately owned and they are very involved with all operations and the pride shows. It is the cleanest room and bathroom I have seen in years! Tho the room is small, the atmosphere, quietness and again the cleanliness is the most important thing to most travelers. We will stay here anytime we can! What a pleasant place!

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Love staying at this quaint motel when we go to Murray to watch MSU football games. It's always clean and the owners are so friendly. You can't go wrong. They even took our name and number to call us if they had any Cancellation for homecoming weekend. We have a room scheduled at another hotel but would rather stay here.

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Lexington, KY
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Rooms are small but very nice. They have remolded the rooms in recent years, and the Murray Plaza Lodge is the best bargain in town. It has been in Murray for decades (around 60 years), so it is a charming part of Murray's history. It used to be called the Plaza Court. You should stay here.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Some reviews seem to overstate this motel. I cannot say I was disappointed, nor was I overly impressed. The cost was reasonable and value was fair. Staff was friendly, room was clean and moderately updated. The area appeared safe and the staff was friendly and courteous. In a pinch we would stay again.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We travel a lot with our food truck and we stay in a lot of hotels, this one ranks as #1. It was extremely clean, the owner was kind and very friendly. We would highly recommend this establishment. The room smelled great, the bathroom was very clean and had a lovely pedestal sink and lots of little extras. Well worth...

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Thank Sonya T
Eldersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We love this place! We first discovered The Lodge during our daughter's visit to Murray State. Their prices were great and in reading the reviews we thought we would try it and absolutely fell it love with it. We have since stayed here 3 times and will continue to stay here as long as our daughter is a student at...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have been staying here several times a year for the past five years while we've had kids at Murray State. This is, by far, our FAVORITE place to stay. The owners and staff greet us by our first names and are always so welcoming and friendly....it really does feel like we are "coming home" each time we check in....they...

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Georgetown, Kentucky
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I remember this place from college in the 70s. Came to town for a reunion so it seemed fitting to stay. Expect a small room with basic amenities. It was clean and comfortable, though I question the choice of a couple of hard plastic chairs for the little table. Wi fi was very weak. All room entrances are exterior if...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Murray Plaza Lodge is the only independently owned hotel in Murray, Kentucky (KY). All rooms are very clean and 100% smoke/pet-free. Special rates for Murray State parents/alumni, AAA, senior/AARP, military and government. Murray State University 6 blocks. Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes in 20 minutes. All rooms located on first floor. Front door parking. Beautiful gardens with three big gazebos. Every room has AC/heat, microwave and refrigerator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murray Plaza Lodge

Address: 506 S 12th St, Murray, KY 42071-2914
Region: United States > Kentucky > Murray
Price Range: $106 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Murray Plaza Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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#1 Family Hotel in Murray
#1 Best Value Hotel in Murray
#2 Business Hotel in Murray
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“All rooms are awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles 7kidzofmine, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Corner family suites are large and sunny and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 821hyunj, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Our corner room was quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles HappyHoppaBunny, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“My rooms always have free wi-fi, cable tv, a refridgerator and an a/c that keeps the room nice and chilly or”
 of 5 bubbles timf27, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are top notch.”
 of 5 bubbles BobbySimpson13, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
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