Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

East Chicago, IN - Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago    (Not Rated) 

Address:   777 Ameristar Blvd.                 Phone: 866-667-3386

Location/ Directions: I-90, Exit 10 to merge onto Gary Ave,  Turn right at Cline Ave, Take the ramp on the left onto IN-912, Take exit 5c toward Jeorse Park/Pastrick Marina, Merge onto Aldis Ave, Hotel will be on the left.

Average Price (Checked Nov 2010):   $129.00                AAA Rated:   NO       Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 14-Stories, 290-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Each oversized Luxury Queen Room offers more than 500 square-feet featuring two queen beds adorn with luxurious linens, marble foyer entries, timeless upscale decor, and a 32-inch enclosed television. Spacious bathrooms are highlighted by sunken oversized garden tubs, separate shower enclosures, plush oversized cotton bath sheets and luxury bath amenities. Non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms also are available. Free wireless Internet access and complimentary 24-hour on-site Fitness Center complete your overnight experience.

Railroad View:  Good View.  A high floor room on the south side of the hotel will be needed for a railroad view.  Binoculars / zoom lens will be needed for a closer view of the passing trains.

Railroads past Hotel:   Norfolk Southern / CSX / Canidian Pacific / EJE (CN) / Amtrak.  EJE's Lake Front Yard is seen just outside hotel.  To the south of the yard is a 4-track mainline used by the other 4 railroads listed.   This is a very busy rail line, with over 100 trains a day past this spot.

Notes:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com 

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Photo Comment:  In this aerial view, the hotel is the tall building in the top right of this picture.  EJE Railroads Lake Front Yard is seen in this photo.  Rooms on the north side of the hotel will give you a great view of Lake Michigan.