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Crooked River Lodge

6845 US 31 N, Alanson, MI 49706 (Formerly Clarion Collection)
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Alanson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we were going to stay at Boyne with our Bluegreen 'vacation preview'. For whatever reason, they sent us 21 miles down the road to this property. Long story short, we WILL be back to the Crooked River Lodge...and avoiding Boyne. Beautiful property, lots of activities for all ages (snowshoes and cross country skis, game room, swimming pool, kayaks... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from Crooked river lodge, hotel was beautiful and well run. Staff was very friendly and went out of the way to be accommodating. Rooms were clean and larger than expected. Would recommend the hotel highly. Thanks For The Great Stay.

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Haslett, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just came back from a quick trip up north. We were with a group of other families and booked several rooms at the Crooked River Lodge (about 20 minutes from the ski resorts). We could not have had a better experience. Our room was bigger than we expected, plenty of space for two adults and two kids. It also had... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We started a Christmas holiday tradition in 2013 and continued in 2014. CRL is a warm and inviting lodge surrounded by trees and the Crooked River. The giant main area has gorgeous wood, sumptuous couches, a cozy fireplace, and at Christmas time a giant tree with all the trimmings. The rooms are north woods comfy but far from extravagant. The... More 

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Scottville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were here last week for a quilt retreat. The staff, rooms, and grounds were in tip top form. We used the free kayaks one day and enjoyed the warm outside fire in the evening. This is our third time here and highly recommend it to our friends and family.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Wonderful lodge. Beautiful setting, great hotel staff. The only thing is walls paper thin, hear everything. But very back woods lodge decor, and great continenental breakfast. Would highly recommend and I would stay again. Fantastic price compared to other hotels!

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Gregory, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I went on a color tour road trip with one specific destination in mind and that was to visit the Crooked River Lodge. The idea was to see if it is a place we would want to bring our extended family next year in celebration of Anniversaries. We were overjoyed by the hospitality we received from Vickie.... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Where to begin??? Staffords has outdone themselves! This hotel has it all. First, the staff, managed by Vicky, could not have been nicer. Professional yet extremely friendly! The front desk, Janet, who made us wonderful breakfasts and the clean staff. Excellent! Breakfasts were so delicious..Janet's special of the day plus all the extras including fresh made bread from Stafford's kitchens.... More 

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Pontiac, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed the weekend for his birthday and we had a great time. Vicky at the front desk is very helpful and one of the nicest people we met along the way. Janet made us feel like family every morning and makes the best apple oatmeal and eggs for breakfast. The hotel was very warm and inviting.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were trying to drive up to Mackinac City, but decided to find a place closer to where we were eating dinner as we were all exhausted. What a find! It's kind of in the middle of nowhere, but just a short drive to Charlevoix, Harbor Springs, Petoskey, etc. The room was on the third floor and very large with... More 

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Address: 6845 US 31 N, Alanson, MI 49706 (Formerly Clarion Collection)
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Location: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Alanson
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Number of rooms: 42
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Crooked River Hotel Alanson
Clarion Alanson
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