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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

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"... More 

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Thank iknowicanfixit
Marion, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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 More 

New York City, New York
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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... More 

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Thank RailfanMotels
Management response:

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 More 

Miami
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16 reviews
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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... More 

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Thank Perkolator
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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
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Thank you so much for the positive feedback. Laurie More 

Hollywood, Florida
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Got into town about 3p.m. Checked into my room. Was very nice, clean and well stocked. The staff was very nice and friendly. It was nice since the night before my room lacked something. There was everything I needed for a pleasant stay. The breakfast was great. Had nice variety of things for breakfast. The coffee was pretty good. I... More 

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Thank Bobbie P
Management response:

Thank you so much for your comments. Laurie Creighton More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We don't usually stay at a Best Western our host made the reservations.But we were pleasantly surprised.The hotel was nice and clean.The staff made our stay more than welcomed. The only thing we would complaint about is that the place does need some updating. Great location-close to everything.

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Thank james b
Blue Ash
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Management would not redeem Best Western Travel Certificate. Front desk unable to transfer calls to room. Hotel was dirty--people in our group checked into dirty rooms. Front desk staff does not like the management so will not do anything to help. Our group stayed during the hotel's busiest week--The Little Brown Jug.

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Thank Kendra C
Management response:

Thank you for your feed back, i wa not in the hotel over the weekend. If you call me i will be happy to apply your travel card, and issue credit back to your credit card. Laurie Creighton General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: $114 - $142 (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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Marion Super Eight
Marion Super 8
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“Stay on a higher level floor. I noticed that they were quieter than the first floor.”
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