Omni Severin Hotel

40 West Jackson Place, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46225, United States | 4 star hotel
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The Beginning of the Journey (1)

A travel blog entry by bwells

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... well so she was rerouted through Chicago and so we were separated before even beginning. However, I still had just under an hour to navigate my way around Newark. During my flight we flew through the edge of the polar vortex which made for a beautiful ...

The journey begins!

A travel blog entry by jmsges

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Let the traveling begin! Travel days are my least favorite part of vacation. Nothing like be crammed into a sardine can with 100 of your closest friends and propelling through the sky by some miracle of physics that is far beyond me. On the flight from Indianapolis to Miami George and I had to arm wrestle for space. Hopefully the flight down to Buenos Aires will have a bit more ...

Inaugural flight of United 500

A travel blog entry by mweber

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... cellphone accessories, specially labeled popcorn and many other things. As of now we have been waiting on the tarmac for an hour and a half attempting to fix an issue with water pipes freezing. This timing has caused us to miss our flight from San Francisco to Tokyo. But, luckily there is another flight out today. I am still hopeful that we will be able to successfully make it to Bangkok without any further ...

Still Working the Kinks Out

A travel blog entry by getsadmissions

We heard about this event last year that took place a week before another event I was covering in Atlanta. There was a ton of hype around it and, overall, I don't think it was completely unfounded. There were a lot of great folks present that are going to make great church leaders in the the next few years.

That said, the Academy of Preachers still has some logistical things to work ...

Trip to Branson

A travel blog entry by sheila1941

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... it was fixed. It was decided that we would stay in the replacement bus and our bus would follow us to. A stop 2 1/2 hours away so our driver could make sure there would be no further trouble. While waiting for the repair, the Drury had let us stay in the lobby and a conference room and had let us have coffee, pop and popcorn. We finally got underway after 4 pm. We got to our hotel in Branson after 1:30 am Central ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Central Indianapolis area of Indianapolis, is near Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indiana State Museum, Conseco Fieldhouse, and Indiana Repertory Theatre.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Omni Severin Hotel Indianapolis

    Not what I expected

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    The hotel is in a great location. You are connected via pedway to the Circle Center Mall. This is great. The hotel, however, was mediocre.

    For such a fancy place it seemed underdone. The room was clean enough, but it was definitely nothing fancy. The checkin and staff were friendly, but the pool was a stainless steel home-size indoor pool.

    There are plenty of other hotels in d/w Indy that I will try the next time.

    Just average

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    average room, certainly not worth 189.00 a night! plus tax, thank you.

    Room rather dingy and bed way , way too far from tv set. Had to get a bellboy to move the bed in the middle of the room, Lackluster, bland lobby; my main gripe is being promised a group-wedding rate and not getting it for one of the nights I stayed. Wouldn't stay there again or recommend it. Too many other good downtown hotels in Indianapolis.

    Average

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    My husband, his eighteen-year-old granddaughter, and I spent one night at the Omni Severin in order to attend a wedding and reception.

    Was better than reviews I had read..

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    My wife won two night in Indianapolis (at the Omni)and I read some reviews that made me a little apprehensive about staying there. Don't get me wrong! We're not rich or pretentious and when we travel we just stay at places clean and affordable.One complaint about the Omni would be the $18 per day Valet parking fee. You're told that anytime you want your vehicle just ask and sure enough they run and get it for you..and then stand there with that forlorn look waiting for THE TIP!The pool was small and the accoustics terrible. My wife and I could not sit and talk while the kids swam. But my #1 complaint was the day we left and I when down to the lobby and got one of those brass carts to bring down our bags & things. A bellman stopped me at the elevator and informed me that I couldn't use it. I asked,"are you telling me I can't use this?" He said, "we're a 4 star hotel and we don't allow guests to pull luggage." I said ok fine I'll just lug it down without this. And I did. I had spent 2 days paying for parking at every attraction I went to, every where I went TIP TIP TIP. I wasn't about to get roped into TIPPING this guy for getting my luggage. I tip when I want to;Waitresses...when the service is good; My barber(if I want a good haircut next time) and I'll leave $5 or $10 for a maid (the unsung heros of the Hotel business). But with bellman and cabbies I draw the line.

    Great place

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    The hotel was beauiful. The staff was very courteous. I asked for more terry cloth robes and towels for 3 more people arriving to my room the following day. No problem. We were there for Circle City Classic, and reserved a number of rooms that the rate that was considerably lower than the rack rate and stated that we could pay a day of arrival. We received a call from the hotel regarding this. A manager at the hotel gave us the lesser rates, and worked with everyone in our group personally to clear up the reservationist mix up. I loved the convenience to the mall and the RCA Dome. I check on issues like parking prior to choosing a hotel. So I was well informed. Although I was there for a huge event, we did not encounter many problems with the elevator. The restaurant was a little pricey, but I had no problems finding places to eat downtown. I would reccomend it and stay there again, and again, and again!

    Good Experience

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    Having noted the negative review form above, I felt I should write about my own experience with the Omni. It was very good. They did have the expensive valet service, but I was informed about the charge as soon as I got to the hotel. The elevators were fine and there was no delay. The staff was courteous and professional. The room was quite nice. Being able to get to the Convention Center via skywalk was very convenient. I recommend the hotel.

    Poor service, way overpriced

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    If you're looking to treat yourself, try anywhere but the Omni Severin..... When we pulled up to the hotel to inquire about where to park, a nice attendant inquired whether I had reservations. I said I did, and he proceeded to help me out of the car and write me a claim ticket. So I though this was nice, well I was shocked to see the next morning I was charged $18 for the service. The price was never mentioned to me, although it was printed in 6 point-font somewhere on my claim ticket. Ok, my bad. Shame on me for expecting something for free, but $18? The elevators were not at all adequate to service the large number of guests. I sometimes found myself in a long line of people waiting to use the elevators. Some people were so exasperated about the elevators, that they would get on in elevator going the wrong direction, JUST SO THEY WOULDN'T HAVE TO WAIT in uncertainty for the next one. The hotel booked a what appeared to be several large groups of high school kids from many different high schools (based on the vast array of varsity jackets). The halls often resembled those of college dormitories during new student week. The kids were 14-17 years old and NOT supervised. I went to the front desk, not to complain, but to get ear plugs. They had none but suggested I go to the gift shop to buy some. And of course, the gift shop was closed, being almost midnight and all. The pool was very small, and not very enticing. The workout room was about right. The room was very small, and had decent looking furniture. There was more mold in the shower than I had ever seen in ANY hotel, and I usually stay at budget establishments. The best part is that we had NO HOT WATER when we awoke the next morning! A maintenance person responded quickly, promising hot water in 5 minutes, but we never actually did get anything better than lukewarm after waiting 20 minutes. Much too cold to for a morning shower in February. The maintenance person said that it was not uncommon for there to be no hot water during peak usage times (FYI, 9:15 am on a sunday). ? This should NOT be a regularly occurring problem at a place like the Omni! I half expected Rod Serling to climb out of my closet at that point.

    Great Service and Room

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    Being raised in Indianapolis, I knew this hotel

    when it was the Severin. Several changes in

    ownership later, the Omni chain has made a

    great hotel out of this old building. Room 725

    was a huge king bed deluxe room with large

    bath, terry robes, hair dryer, turndown service

    etc. Nice staff, but need a smoke free place

    for a drink! Valet parking lighting fast. Only

    gripe is the odor of smoke in the upstairs

    meeting rooms foyer. Will stay here again!

    Breakfast a bit confused. If you want to be in

    the center of the action and appreciate a classic

    property, this is it!

    Nice place but yucky pool

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    The facilities are great. The rooms are clean. The elevators are slow and the pool reminds me of a morgue.

    Good hotel

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    good location for downtown, links to circle mall. rooms good, typical layout, amenities

    TripAdvisor Reviews Omni Severin Hotel Indianapolis

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent