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The Golden Inn
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in New Paris
Reviewed 15 May 2011

The Golden Inn is a much more economical choice in compared to all the other chain hotels in Richmond, IN. It is conveniently located right on route 40, just across the state line from Indiana. I stayed in a single room for $50. The front desk personnel was friendly, helpful, but not over bearing. The room was nice. There was a musty smell in the room, but it also was very humid the day/evening I stayed. Besides that, I loved the place. It had a frig, microwave, flat screen TV with all the regular cable stations, wired internet access, air conditioning, ceiling fan, alarm clock, phone, outlets everywhere. The shower had great water pressure.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 18 November 2010

We booked a non-smoking room after looking at their website. The price can't be beat in the immediate area and the location is a bit off the busy I-70 interchange so is very quiet. The motel sits on the old National Road (US 40) just south of New Paris, Ohio and a few miles east of Richmond, Indiana. It was originally built in 1950 but has been carefully maintained by the couple who own and operate it. They have installed some very nice upgrades: wall-mounted, flat-screen cable TV's, small refrigerators and microwaves in each room, telephones with free calling both locally and long-distance, and portable heaters to supplement the old heating systems.

The bathroom is small with a free-standing sink and a shower stall. The bathroom window can be cranked open for fresh air. No supplies are offered like soap or shampoo. Overall, the bathroom looked old and dated but clean.

The room was relatively small but fine for the two of us. It had an overhead fan and a comfortable king bed, also a table with two chairs. We slept fine but could hear the people in the adjacent room talking first thing in the morning.

I would recommend this motel for people who want to pay a little less, get the basics with no frills other than the amenities I have mentioned, and don't mind if the room is small and a bit dated-looking. If all the rooms are the same size as ours, I'd have to advise families with children to look elsewhere because there just isn't enough room for more than two. The people who operate the place are great, and will do what they can to make you feel comfortable. It's a "vintage" motel that still has a lot to offer.

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Golden Inn

Address: 8868 US Route 40 W, New Paris, OH 45347-1542
Region: United States > Ohio > New Paris
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in New Paris
Price Range: £49 - £62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Golden Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Golden Inn is a small family owned motel located in a quiet country setting. We offer at door parking, flat screen cable tv, wired and wireless internet and refrigerators and microwaves. ... more   less 
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