Enjoy the best of Lake County when you stay at our hotel in Merrillville

Located near the junction of I-65 and US Route 30, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Merrillville, IN is the perfect place to discover Lake County’s top attractions, including Brauer Museum of Art and Albanese Candy Factory and Outlet Store. Walk along the shores of Lake Michigan, or take a day trip to Chicago, which is about an hour away. Our hotel puts you minutes from the classical dance performances at the Indiana Ballet Theatre. To watch your favorite players in action, head to Indiana Wesleyan University’s Wildcat Stadium, 15 miles away.

Make your own waffles at our free, hot breakfast, and don’t forget to stop by the lobby for complimentary cookies, coffee, and tea, available 24/7. Maintain your routine at the fitness center equipped with ellipticals, treadmills, and weight machines, or take a refreshing dip in the indoor pool. Traveling for business? You can stop by the convenient business center near the lobby where you can check your email or print documents.

Retreat to our spacious, pet-friendly rooms

Return from a Valparaiso University campus tour or a morning jog on the trails of Gabis Arboretum to unwind in one of our modern rooms with a flat-screen TV and a coffeemaker. Connect with folks at home using our free Wi-Fi, and make a snack using the in-room microwave and fridge. Every member of the family is welcome thanks to our pet-friendly rooms.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Perfect for business or leisure stays, our standard king rooms feature amenities like free Wi-Fi and a work desk.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Heat up a snack in the microwave and relax in one of our standard rooms with two queen beds.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 2 children
Kick back on the sleeper sofa and watch your favorite channels on the flat-screen TV in a spacious studio suite.

1 Bedroom Suite-1 King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Our one-bedroom suites feature a separate living room where you can spread out and relax.

1 Bedroom Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults, 3 children
Experience family fun in our one-bedroom suites with a dry bar, a microwave, and a refrigerator.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Soak your cares away in our rejuvenating whirlpool suite.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Stay with us awhile in our home-style extended-stay suites with an interactive HDTV.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed-Kitchenette

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Feel at home with a well-stocked kitchenette in this unique extended-stay suite.
Organize a memorable celebration or successful business function for up to 25 people at our versatile meeting room, conveniently located 20 minutes from the city of Gary and about an hour from downtown Chicago. Facilities and amenities include complimentary coffee and water, free Wi-Fi, and on-site parking. Want to make sure your guests stay informed down to the last detail? Our event team can help you create a web page for the event.


It’s easy to explore popular destinations in Greater Chicago’s Lake County when you stay at our hotel in Merrillville, which is just two blocks from the retailers, restaurants, and cinema complex at Southlake Mall. Want to venture out on a day trip to the Windy City or spend a few hours boating on Lake Michigan? Both are about an hour away. If you’re looking to get some fresh air, you can spend time on the lush fairways of Turkey Creek Golf Course or take your canine companion on a hike along Gabis Arboretum’s Bluebird Trail. Be sure to check out these great attractions:

Albanese Candy Factory and Outlet Store

2.72 mi / 4.38 km from the hotel
Albanese is a US-based confectionery that focuses on flavor and texture but "never takes itself too seriously." Take a behind-the-scenes tour to see how the sweets are made, and then stock up on chocolate-covered Michigan cherries.

Indiana Wesleyan University

108.61 mi / 174.8 km from the hotel
The largest private university in Indiana, IWU’s 300-acre campus houses the Phillippe Performing Arts Center, a 1,200-seat cultural center and concert venue renowned for its architectural design.

Brauer Museum of Art

14.62 mi / 23.53 km from the hotel
Filled with the creations of 19th- and 20th-century artists like Ed Paschke, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Ansel Adams, this museum at Valparaiso University is great for family or solo outings.

Deep River Waterpark

4.88 mi / 7.85 km from the hotel
Chill in the laid-back BAYOU River Ride, zip down one of the tube slides, or engage in water wars during the summer. The park converts to an ice-skating rink in the winter.

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest

9.07 mi / 14.6 km from the hotel
Featuring stunning display gardens, the largest collection of oak trees in Indiana, and the spectacular Railway Garden, this 360-acre nature preserve shouldn’t be missed. You can also hike a four-mile trail, bird-watch, and picnic during your visit.

Indiana Ballet Theatre

0.71 mi / 1.15 km from the hotel
If you appreciate the classics, don't miss a show by Indiana Ballet Theatre, a well-established dance company that's dedicated to full-length historical productions.
8311 Ohio Street, Merrillville, Indiana 46410, United States

If you’re traveling on I-65, take exit 253 toward Merrillville to US Route 30, and then head east. Take a right onto Mississippi Street, and then turn right onto 83rd Avenue. At the end of the road, 83rd Avenue will curve to the left and turn into Ohio Street. You’ll see us on the left.

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