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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 July 22, 2014
linnette1953 Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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  • Rooms
    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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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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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Clarkston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A great place to stay ,staff is very professional only one thing that needs to be done add food service to the lodge other than breakfast.Not much going on in the area but Petosky is a short drive aways as all as harbor Springs. This is a very quite place it is a perfect place to stay if your not... More

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Warren, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Crooked River Lodge afforded my family and I all the amenities that we are accustomed to. The setting right in the Crooked River was the perfect spot to feel like you were up north with the comforts of a cozy lodge just steps away. From the fire pit at night, BBQ's, nature trail, popcorn in the lobby, "delicious" hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place. Management very friendly!!! Highly recommended. Pool area very clean. We went in the winter time and the big pool was very warm. Not like other hotels where you freeze!! Can't imagine anyone leaving negative feedback!!.. Thanks.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I hesitate to recommend Crooked River Lodge wholeheartedly, because for us it is too far away from Charlevoix, Petoskey, and Harbor Springs to grab something decent to eat. The tiny village of Alanson doesn't have anything going on, so basically one is stuck at the lodge unless you want to do more driving. There are many places closer in that... More

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This place was a great find and a good value. They pay attention to a lot of the 'little things' and details. The staff was very nice and helpful, they have free kayak rentals, bbq usage, clean rooms, a pool table, nice casual outdoor seating by a fire, and the list goes on. We went without our kids this time,... 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: 40
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Crooked River Hotel Alanson
Clarion Alanson
Alanson Clarion

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