OverviewLocated just off Interstate 465 and about a 25-minute drive from Indianapolis' city centre, the Drury Inn Indianapolis is suitable for road travellers who require a pet-friendly stop-over hotel with easy highway access and a free breakfast.
This smoke-free hotel has 110 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave and a desk. Rooms with a separate bedroom are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. Up to two pets per room are permitted free of charge. Sixty minutes of free long distance calling is offered per room, per day.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness facilities, meeting/banquet space, a 24-hour business centre, guest laundry, a gift shop, a free breakfast and free parking. Wi-Fi is available for free throughout the hotel.
Free food and cold drinks are offered every day from 5:30 pm to 7 pm, and soda and popcorn are available for free in the lobby daily from 3 pm to 10 pm.
Texas Roadhouse Restaurant is located about a 3-minute walk south of the hotel, while College Park Plaza Shopping Center is a 3-minute drive southeast. Caribbean Cove Indoor Water Park is roughly a 4-minute walk southeast and Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is approximately a 30-minute drive southward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, 2 pets permitted/room free, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 26, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers, who characterized them as friendly, attentive and accommodating.
Numerous lodgers enjoyed the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well equipped, well maintained, quiet and nicely decorated, with comfortable beds. A couple of lodgers had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).
Several guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be close to highway access, shopping, restaurants, a hospital and Costco.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms.
Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They complained of cigarette odours, despite the hotel being non-smoking, as well as musty odours and worn carpeting.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.6 out of 5 from 185 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #22 of 185 Indianapolis hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 98 reviews.
Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 with a 97% recommendation rate from 228 reviews.
The author called the hotel on June 26, 2013 to verify some information.