Red Carpet Inn and Suites Muncie

2 stars
3400 S. Madison St., Muncie, IN 47302
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
1.5
out of 5
17 reviews
mini vacation

i really enjoyed our stay. the hotel appearance was not great but the room was really nice. i loved... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Jul 17, 2010
About half of the basics were covered at best

There was a bed. There was a warm shower. The door locked. That's as positive as I can muster. When... See full review

  • Ben No Bugs Welcome
  • Sep 9, 2014
Red Carpet Inn and Suites Muncie is within 5 minutes of Ball State University and downtown. We are located near various shopping and dining venues and only a 15 minute drive from Hoosier Park. Airport - Muncie Delaware County Airport - MIE Neighborhoods - Downtown Muncie Schools - Ball State University. Muncie Motor Speedway Oakhurst Gardens Children's Museum - 2.0 miles Horizon Convention Center - 2.0 miles Muncie Fairgrounds - 2.0 miles Minnetrista Cultural Center - 2.0 miles Academy of Model Aeronautics/Museum - 3.0 miles Sports Plex - 3.0 miles Ball State University - 4.0 miles.

Hotel Map

40.1619 -85.3815
Area description
City Center

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Red Carpet Inn and Suites Muncie Rooms

Jacuzzi King non-smoking
Jacuzzi King non-smoking
Jacuzzi King smoking
Jacuzzi King smoking
King non-smoking
King Non-smoking
King smoking
King smoking
Queen non-smoking
Queen non-smoking
Queen smoking
Queen smoking
Two double beds non-smoking
Two double beds non-smoking
Two double beds smoking
Two double beds smoking

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Activities
Pool
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Express checkout
In-Room Safe
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Room
Hairdryer in room

Nearby points of interest

  • Worthen Arena: 3.4 mi
  • John E. Worthen Arena: 3.4 mi

Dining

Restaurant
Dairy Queen Subway Pizza Hut Wingstreet Wendy s Kentucky Fried Chicken Arby s Hardee s La Hacienda - 2620 S Madison St - 765- 289-0909 R Cafe - 4019 S Walnut St - 765-254-1880 Byrd Landing Bar and Grill - 2819 S Walnut St - 765-281-0327 Chance s R - 3421

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
10:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (17)

Ratings and reviews for Red Carpet Inn and Suites Muncie

Overall score

1.5 / 5
5.01.0
17 out of 17
Amenities:
1.6
Room cleanliness:
2.2
Hotel staff:
2.5
Room comfort:
2.2
Location:
2.3
Value:
2.4

18% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Ben No Bugs Welcome
Atlanta, GA
Sep 9, 2014

About half of the basics were covered at best

There was a bed. There was a warm shower. The door locked. That's as positive as I can muster. When I arrived the front desk they didn't have record of my reservation with this travel company. They said they couldn't connect to it. I don't know how that happens. They had rooms and would put me in one but I had to start over and give them my credit card. They said I could get a refund from this travel company, "It is easy". That leads me to think they are not on the highest level of honest business practices. I didn't have time to argue or go someplace else. I got the key and went to the room. After driving for 3 hours, I was ready to get to a bathroom. NO TOILET PAPAER. I have to go back to the front desk to get them to give me a roll. I get my bags and my cooler. I brought sandwich making supplies for my drive back the next evening. I change clothes and get settled. Planning my next morning, I notice NO TOWELS. On my way out to my event, I told the front desk that I needed them for the next morning. They tell me I can stop by when I return and get a sets of towels. When I return from my event after dark, I stop by the front desk and they had some towels for me. That was ok. They seemed clean. I get to my room ready to get some sleep and get up early for other event. I took off my shoes and this was the first time I noticed that carpet was generally damp. I put the towels in the bathroom and go to brush my teeth. As I'm doing that I happen to look in the ice bucket. There is a roach stuck on its back at the bottom, alive and trying to turn over. As far as I know it explored my toothbrush before it got stuck and before I put the brush in my mouth. I go to check on my cooler. I wasn't preparing bug battle so I inadvertantly left the top open a little. Sure enough there are 4-5 more bugs crawling on my food. TRASH. This was when I notice that the front glass wall didn't have completely covering cloth curtains, but regular blinds. The blinds didn't reach to the bottom of the glass. If someone wanted to look in they could see through the bottom 12" of the glass at what I was doing. I just wanted to sleep and move on in the morning. Not so easily done! At three different times during the night I was woken up by a screaming argument somewhere in the rooms upstairs from me. Finally the alarm goes off in the morning. I shower. No problems there. I pack and get to the front desk. I had to wait behind another guest that was complaining to the front desk woman. She didn't seem to do much but apologize. When it was my turn I put the room key on the counter and showed her my phone video of the roach trying to right itself near the sink. "I'll tell the guy", she says. I explain how my food was ruined. She apologized. She proceeds to charge me the full room rate. I said after all that I'm get the full charge. "The manager isn't here and I can't do anything about it". I'm need to leave for my event and I'm mad. Not sure how losing my cool would solve anything. Avoid this place!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Alex's hotel experience
Michigan
Aug 23, 2014

Dont reserve a room here!

To make the long story short, i paid for a room at a really cheap price, but was not able to get a room. I therefore called customer support and received a refund. I just dont want anyone to go through what i did :)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Futurase
Fayetteville, AR
Aug 20, 2012

Really old and run down

This hotel is really old, beat up and dirty. Carpet in room was dirty. did not ever clean room over 3 nights. I had to ask for clean towels. Horrible... Avoid if at all possible.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Perk44
Crawfordsville, IN
Oct 11, 2011

Scary

DO NOT stay at this Bates Hotel! Was in a hurry to get to a reception. Needed to shower. First room had no hot water. Moved us to another room. It had hot water which would not shut off. But the shower head would not work, so I still couldn't take a shower! It was now late enough that I had to wash off and get going, now an hour and a half late to my reception. We took our stuff and got a room in another hotel. I need to find out how to get a well deserved refund. Shame on me for not reading the bad reviews to begin with.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Karendisgusted
Crown Point, Indiana
Sep 29, 2011

THE BATES MOTEL!!!!!!

When I got to Muncie for Family Weekend after 3 hour drive I went to look for the motel. When I approached the motel it looked deserted. The one side of the motel was deserted!!! door handles broken off, beer can propping a door open, drove around to other side and there was occupancy there but what an awful site!!!! I had to drive 30 min. south to find another hotel to stay in luckily i found one!!! The pic they have for this disgusting place is a lie. This place should be condemned. I was not going to put my life in danger staying at a place like this.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Ball State Mom
Northern Ave, South Bend, IN 46635, USA
Sep 28, 2011

Family Weekend Fundamental

Planning ahead is essential. The college family weekend cause all of my regular hotel stays to be totally booked so i went outside of my comfort zone. For the price it was worth it. The room was clean and the staff was nice and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Triathlon Dude
Flat Rock, MI
Jul 11, 2011

Good for sleeping...not much more

We stayed in Muncie for a large triathlon, but made the mistake of waiting to long to book a large-chain hotel. This hotel was perfect however because we only needed a bed to sleep in for a few hours the night before the race: the staff was curtious and friendly, our car was safe in the parking lot, and the room was clean. Those are the only positives. We would not return here with our children however, because the outdoor pool was empty and in bad shape (had been for 3yrs according to staff), and there were no other amenities to offer. If you're looking for a hotel to rest your head...this is it, otherwise...book earlier elsewhere.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
3
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Short Drive to Prarie Creek Reservoir.

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1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Indiana
Jul 10, 2011

I would rather sleep in my car

This hotel is scary. Half the rooms are not even open and have weeds growing out of the sidewalk in front them. The pool has no water. The carpeting is delaminating from the floor. The clerk keeps track of reservations with pencil and paper and it took forever to find my reservation. Then he said, well, the lock on the door to your room does not work - is that OK? I made him find me a different room, but in it, the bathtub faucet was broken and hot water was running out all night long.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
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1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Mason, Ohio
Apr 6, 2011

Hotel stayer beware!

This is the type of hotel that is in high demand and sought after by hookers, crackheads, or other derelicts. The one entire wing of the hotel was being used by local squatters as windows and ac units were kicked in. Our check in took more than a half hour as the clerk at the desk tried two times to charge me for the room that was already booked and paid for using [...]. Once we got our room we had nowhere to plug my laptop as the only two outlets in the entire room were being used for the tv and the two lamps on the wall. The room had a tv but with the HD change over almost three years ago... it didn't receive any channels. Our friends checked in the same hotel some time after us and their door didn't lock! They didn't find out until early the next morning when the door swung open for no reason! We paid $XX tax and total for the room … we found the same room at the same hotel on another Hotel site for $XX and once we got to the hotel they had a sign outside that said all rooms $XX (even less). We will never stay here again and will stay at the better hotels further away like Days Inn which was only $XX. Somehow the old line "Burn ya to Learn ya" comes to mind here, as we defiantly felt burnt by this entire experience.Stay as far from this hotel as possible unless you absolutely positively have no other choice, and even then don't staty here!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
1
Value:
2
Money-saving tip: In Hotel

don't stay at this hotel, take the drive to another hotel further away!!! not only will it be safer, it will more than likely be cheaper!

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Review of Red Carpet Inn and Suites Muncie

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cincinnati, OH
Oct 19, 2010

Room was fine for the price

Just needed a room for the night, found this inexpensive room. I felt safe and the sheets and shower were clean - that's all I needed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
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