Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn and Suites Marion located off of Interstate 69 between Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Known as the coolest city in the Midwest, Marion is home to teenage screen idol James Dean, and the birthplace of Jim Davis, the cartoonist creator behind Garfield, the lasagna-loving cat.
Other Marion attractions include the Quilters Hall of Fame and the Fairmont Historical Museum. Shoppers can stop by the Five Points Mall or catch a flick at the AMC Showplace 12 Movie Theatre. Local activities include golfing at Walnut Creek Golf Club and River's Edge Family Golf Center, or beat the heat at Splash House Junction Park.
Marion offers beautiful trails and parks at Cardinal Greenway and Matter Park. Brooks Upper Crust Pizza, MI Pueblo VI, and Good Time Charlie's offer a wide variety of dining experiences close to the hotel. In addition, there are many fast food restaurants within walking distance of the property.
Start your day off right with our free coffee and deluxe continental breakfast conveniently served in our hotel lobby. We offer both free wireless Internet access and hard-wired high-speed Internet access in all of our guest rooms and public areas. Business travelers will enjoy our conference meeting room and business center that offers free fax and copy service. There is also a guest laundry facility. Our ADA compliant Non-Smoking guest rooms feature several amenities including coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, cable TV with HBO, Showtime and ESPN, desk with lamp, free local calls, and wake-up service. Select rooms offer a microwave, mini-fridge, jacuzzi, and sofa beds. Guests enjoy our on-site fitness center and indoor heated pool (Temporarily Closed). Children 11 and younger stay free in their parent’s room with existing bedding. Pets that weigh under 30 pounds are welcome in select rooms for a small nightly charge.
At Americas Best Value Inn and Suites Marion, We’ve Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow.
Off-Site Recreational Activities
* Walnut Creek Golf Club, 5.8 mi.
* Splash House at Junction Park, 7.1 mi.
* Crest Lanes, 7.4 mi.
* Idyl Wyld Roller Rink, 7.5 mi.
* River's Edge Family Golf Center, 7.5 mi.
* Five Points Mall, 7.6 mi.
* AMC Showplace 12 Movie Theatre, 7.9 mi.
* Guest laundry facility
* Fitness center
* Indoor heated pool (open 10am to 11pm) **Temporarily Closed**
* Quilters Hall of Fame, 6.2 mi.
* Cardinal Greenway, 7.6 mi.
* Matter Park, 8 mi.
* James Dean Gallery, 14.3 mi.
* Fairmont Historical Museum, 15.4 mi.
* Free deluxe continental breakfast
* Free coffee in lobby
* Arby's, 0.2 mi.
* McDonalds, 0.6 mi.
* Brooks Upper Crust Pizza, 4.6 mi.
* MI Pueblo VI, 5.5 mi.
* Cracker Barrel, 5.6 mi.
* The Mill, 6.9 mi.
* Good Time Charlie's, 7.7 mi.
* America Woodmark Corporation, 7.4 mi.
* Dana Corporation, 7.8 mi.
* Tulox Plastics Corporation, 7.8 mi.
* General Motors, 8.2 mi.
* Packaging Corporation of America, 8.3 mi.
* McClure Oil, 8.3 mi.
* Fairmount Door Corporation, 9.0 mi.
Our property offers one 500 square foot meeting room that can accommodate up to 20 people depending on the configuration.
* Van Buren Popcorn Festival, August
* James Dean Festival, September
Local Colleges and Universities
* Ivy Tech Community College, 0.4.mi.
* Indiana Wesleyan University, 8.8 mi.
* Taylor University, 9.8 mi.
Nearby Medical Centers and Hospitals
* Marion General Hospital, 6.3 mi.