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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 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Troy, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

chose the crooked river inn based on 2 items,less than 30 minutes to mackinaw bridge and reviewers gave the inn a rating of 4.1 found the hotel to be very clean comfortable with a very friendly and well trained staff the grounds covers 20 acres with kayaking and pedal boats available at no additional charge very attractive log cabin building... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day staff here at Crooked River Lodge is very good and very helpful. However, their night staff is the worst I have seen from a hotel in years. Instead of talking politely to guest they instead talk down to you and try to act like your dumb. Because of my experience with the night staff here at Crooked River... More

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S Reginald S, General Manager at Crooked River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Oscor C, I apologize that one or more members of our team responded to you in a way that you felt was inappropriate. Since our staff members work varied hours and we were not able to identify your specific reservation, I would appreciate it if you would contact me personally to discuss this matter. I may be able to... More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at Crooked River Lodge, and to the Petoskey area. We came up for our anniversary and stayed in the spa, king room on the 3rd floor during Labor Day weekend. The room is very spacious and very clean with a vaulted ceiling and a very comfortable bed. The shower is also very nice. This lodge... More

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Bonita Springs
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to stay at Crooked River Lodge, this past weekend. The property is very nice and so family friendly with a nature trail, kayaks and a fish pond where children can feed the fish. The service was great. Everyone had a smile on their face and the lady in the breakfast room was so kind and friendly.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

this is a very clean place. great room - roomy- and very clean - had a lg. jacuzzi tub in room and the bed was very comfortable. the grounds were kept well and there were kayaks available for use in the creek - fun. there was a great firepit outside the back entrance and it was electric or gas lit... More

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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love Love Love the Staffords Crooked River Lodge! The staff was great! Vicki the manager couldn't have been nicer. Very clean pretty lodge. We had the River View Suite and the Inland suite to sleeo all 16 of us! Provided us with freshly ground coffee everyday and kept the place immaculate! Love that the pool is opened 24 hrs. Breakfast... More

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Burt Lake, Michigan
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14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We brought our family here for a bit of fun, and to take a dreary rainy day and turn it into a swim-day at the lovely pool that they have here. We were not disappointed. The staff was first-rate, the rooms and the entire log-construction hotel was/is beautiful, well-maintained, spotlessly clean and an excellent value. The pool is perfect for... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed at the resort about a week ago with about 15 family members from around the midwest, Canada, but personally drove there from Boston. We planned the reunion trip about a year ago and decided to bring our 2 dogs since the resort was advertised as pet friendly and many reviews described dogs in the lobby etc. In retrospect,... More

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S Reginald S, Owner at Crooked River Lodge, responded to this review

Sir, The response you received from me and our staff was reflective of your public outbursts when approached by members of our staff. Your description of the events which occurred over the course of your stay is accurate from your point of view, however we formulate our policies with the entire public in mind. While your dogs are as you... More

New Madison, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We spent 5 glorious days at the Lodge. It is one of the cleanest hotels we have ever stayed at, and the staff is beyond helpful. Each evening when we returned, they greeted us and asked about our adventures. The amenities are plentiful with a new indoor pool with a handmade waterfall and a large hot tub. There is also... More

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Ohio, USA
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

From the welcoming popcorn in the lobby to the nicely landscaped grounds and pleasant rooms, we really liked staying at the Crooked River Lodge. The website photos set up the expectation that the lodge is out in the woods when it is really beside the highway. Yet once you are on your balcony facing the river, you do feel like... 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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Crooked River Hotel Alanson
Clarion Alanson
Alanson Clarion

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