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Ruskin Inn Hotel
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Ruskin
Rochester, New York
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“Good price but not the cleanest...”
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Lobby was modest but ok. My prepaid reservation couldn't be found - took about 15 minutes to check in! Desk clerk not very personable. Rooms were not bad. Beds were clean and comfortable. Furnishings not bad. Bathroom kind if nice. HOWEVER! Carpet could have been cleaner. Pool fix not look inviting. Refrigerator had a dead bug in it as well as a 5" long black hair and -wait for it- a hemorrhoid suppository. Told the desk clerk who said she would tell her manager. No one stopped by however. Rooms were noisy. Could hear people even way down the hall. I would not return because if they aren't thoroughly cleaning that fridge are the thoroughly cleaning anything!

  • Stayed June 2014
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Gainesville
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

I looked over the other reviews and thought I would give it a shot. Bad idea. This is like a Motel 6 from the '70s or maybe not even that good. The smells in the motel are horrible and I was coughing after 10 minutes. I tried to check out and they said my credit card had already been charged for one night. They had me try a different room which was less smelly but not a nice motel, so I agreed to stay one night. The next morning upon checkout the Manager told me he couldn't print a receipt because I booked online and would be billed for 3 nights. I told him I didn't like the motel and wanted to leave and he said there was nothing he can do. I called the travel site and they got me the refund. Bottom line is never stay at a property you have never heard of and don't pre-pay. I actually did not realize that I had agreed to prepay so I think I was taken advantage of. Worst stay in my life and do not believe the pictures either. Someone is very talented with a camera to make the place look better than it is. You can't photograph smells though.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Booked and paid for a non smoking room.when got there offer me a smoking. Just by looking at outside parking lot full of pot holes and dirty. Would not stay here even for free. Avoid this place. This is first time I write a review. Needed to to inform others be aware.

  • Stayed May 2014
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South Elgin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

I hadn't stayed here since the 1990's when it was a Holiday Inn Express and brand new. I really wasn't expecting that much but was pleasantly surprised. The staff was awesome and the room was very comfortable and quiet. Might want to update the TVs but who goes to Florida to watch TV?

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

Stayed at the Ruskin in for 4 days on a business meeting. Although the price was very reasonable, for any amount of money, the rooms were spacious, quiet and clean. The staff was helpful and friendly. The bed was one of the most comfortable beds I ever had in a hotel. All this and they serve a hot breakfast. If I have the opportunity, this will be my hotel of choice.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014

We stayed at this hotel over the 2013 Christmas holiday. The hotel is reasonably clean and good value for the cost. The room was large, although the in-room fridge did not cool very well. The breakfast bar was typical for this class of hotel, but was welcome when needed for a quick breakfast snack. The free wi-fi worked well and no complaints there. The rooms could use some updating. We needed a hotel we could take our dog and there were no issues with that and the pet fee was nominal. Only problem there is that they have no real place to walk a dog, but we made it work.

All in all ... I would recommend if you need a pet friendly hotel, or need a hotel in this price range.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013

For under $80 a night, you can't beat it. The room was very clean and service friendly. The free breakfast buffet is par for the course as far as economy hotels go. But it serves it purpose for a quick bite before an early morning checkout. Overall, I'd say the hotel is about equivalent to a Holiday Inn Express. I'd definitely stay again for an over-nighter.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Ruskin Inn Hotel

Property: Ruskin Inn Hotel
Address: 3113 E College Ave, Ruskin, FL 33570-5266 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express Ruskin/Sun City)
Region: United States > Florida > Ruskin
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Ruskin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ruskin Inn Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Ruskin Inn, Ruskin near Sun City Center. Our tastefully appointed guestrooms offer our guests a relaxing stay while visiting the Bay Area. Each room features a microwave, refrigerator, in room coffee maker, iron and board, AM-FM alarm clock radio and over 70 channel cable television with free HBO. Our hotel is within thirty minutes of downtown Tampa, Bradenton and the sandy shores of St. Petersburg beach. Let our staff pamper you while visiting. We look forward to serving you. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Ruskin Inn Tampa Sun City Hotel Ruskin
Holiday Inn Ruskin
Ruskin Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Ruskin
Ruskin Inn Hotel Florida

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