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The renovated Residence Inn Merrillville hotel is located at the Intersection of I-65 and US-30, near the Star Plaza Theatre. A recent 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner, we stand out among Merrillville hotels for our friendly service and modern amenities. Guests rave about our apartment-style suites including fully-equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances, free upgraded Wi-Fi, workstations with natural light and separate living and sleeping areas. Enjoy our daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet and evening social hour even get work done in our lobby media pods with flat-screen TVs! Nearby businesses include NiSource, Arcelor-Mittal, US Steel, BP and Ford. Families appreciate our proximity to the Indiana Dunes, Southlake Mall, Deep River Water Park, Shrine of Christ's Passion and Albanese Candy. With an indoor pool, outdoor SportCourt and BBQ area, were the best option of all Merrillville hotels!


· 24-hour front desk
· Accessible facilities
· Accessible parking
· BBQ/Picnic area
· Barber shop - (In Area)
· Beauty shop/salon - (In Area)
· Boarding pass print-out available
· Bookstore - (In Area)
· Buffet breakfast
· Business center
· Business services
· Car rental desk - (In Area)
· Check cashing policy
· Child programs
· Coin operated laundry
· Complimentary breakfast
· Complimentary buffet breakfast
· Complimentary cocktails
· Complimentary coffee in lobby
· Complimentary full american breakfast
· Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Dinner delivery service from local restaurant - (In Area)
· Drugstore/pharmacy - (In Area)
· Dry cleaning
· Efolio available to company
· Elevators
· Exercise gym
· Express check-out
· Florist - (In Area)
· Free high speed internet connection
· Free parking
· Front desk
· Full service housekeeping
· Full service housekeeping
· Grocery shopping service available
· Hair dryer
· Health club
· High speed internet access
· High speed wireless
· Hot breakfast
· Housekeeping - daily
· Ice machine
· Individual Efolio available
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Jogging track
· Laundry/Valet service
· Managers reception
· Motorcycle parking
· Non-smoking rooms (generic)
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Parking
· Pets allowed
· Pool
· Public area air conditioned
· Restaurant
· Safe deposit box
· Security
· Spa - (In Area)
· Tennis court
· Valet cleaning
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Wakeup service
· Whirlpool
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

The amenities listed in this description represent a sample of amenities available in some or all guest rooms in this hotel
High speed internet connection, Internet access, Wireless internet connection, High speed wireless, Meal included - breakfast, Non-smoking, Coffee/Tea maker, Alarm clock, Air conditioning, Air conditioning individually controlled in room, Fireplace, Shower, Bathtub/shower combination, Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Separate closet, Closets in room, Iron, Bathroom amenities, Down/feather pillows, Foam pillows, Duvet, Sofa bed, Cribs, Local calls, Free toll free calls, Full kitchen, Tables and chairs, Refrigerator, Refrigerator with ice maker, Stove, Microwave, Toaster, Silverware/utensils, Pots and pans, Plates and bowls, Dishwasher, Dish-cleaning supplies, Color television, Cable television, Premium movie channels, List of movie channels available, CNN availaible, HBO available, ESPN available, International channels, All news channel, Pay per view movies on TV, AM/FM radio, Remote control television, Large desk, Chair provided with desk, Desk with electrical outlet, Electrical current voltage, Separate modem line available, Telephone, Voice mail, Two-line phone, Speaker phone, First nighters' kit, Multi-line phone

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Opened in 1996
· Renovated in 01/01/2003
· 78 rooms.
· 78 suites.
· 3 floors.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel policy may be more restrictive based on rate / room booked, season, special events

Restaurant Information

Residence Inn Gatehouse

Our Merrillville hotel serves a freshly-prepared complimentary hot breakfast buffet daily in the Gatehouse. Buffet offers a wide variety of options such as healthy yogurt, hearty oatmeal, indulgent Belgian waffles and much more.

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site


Health club


Tennis court

Jogging trail


Bowling alley

Fly fishing

Horseback riding


Mountain biking trail

Putt putt golf

Sports court onsite


Scuba diving

Children's program

Indoor pool

Hiking trail



Area Attractions

- Merrillville
- Coach USA/Tri-State Coach
- The Oriental Theatre
- Center for Visual & Performing Arts
- Star Plaza Theatre
- Briar Street Theatre Blue Man Group
- The Chicago Theatre
- Wisecrackers Comedy Club
- Omni 41 Fitness & Recreation Center
- Westfield Shopping Center
- Deep River Water Park
- Imax Theatre - Portage
- TJ Maloney's Irish Pub - Live Entertainment
- Lighthouse Place
- Showplace 10 Movie Theaters
- Stardust Bowl II
- Splash Down Dunes
- Adventure scuba diving- see shipwrecks and ancient petrified forests.
- Haunted and Historical Tours
- Lake County Historical Museum
- Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Tour
- Willis Tower Skydeck
- Shoreline Sightseeing Tour
- South Shore Train Station Gary
- Mccormick Place
- Lake County Fairgrounds
- Gary Railcats
- US Cellular Field - Chicago White Sox
- Wrigley Field - Home of the Chicago Cubs
- Notre Dame Stadium
- Midwest Training and Ice Center
- Fieldhouse - Merrillville
- Olympia College
- DeVry
- Indiana University Northwest
- Purdue University Calumet
- Davenport University
- Ivy Tech State College
- Southlake Mall
- Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets
- Direct Buy
- NiSource
- ArcelorMittal Steel
- US Steel
- Praxair
- Ford Motor Co Assembly Plant
- BP
- State Farm
- Danieli Corus
- Ford Motor Company Stamping Plant
- Avery Dennison
- Newell Rubbermaid
- Cargill
- Unilever
- Nisource IBM
- Alverno
- Bass Pro Shop
- Chicago O'Hare International Airport
- Chicago Midway International Airport
- Gary/Chicago International Airport
- Crown Brewery
- 3 Floyds Brewing Company
- Wicker Memorial Park
- Willis Tower (Formerly Sears Tower)
- Indiana Dunes National Park
- Buckley Homestead
- Lake County Courthouse
- Shrine of Christ's Passion
- Lake Shore Drive
- Deep River Waterpark
- Downtown Chicago
- Majestic Star Casino
- Horseshoe Casino
- Fair Oaks Farms
- Shedd Aquarium
- Indiana Beach
- Cabelas
- Museum of Science and Industry
- Zao Island Mini Golf & Fun Center
- Albanese Candy Factory
- Fair Oaks Dairy Farm

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