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Crooked River Lodge

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2.5 of 5
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6845 US 31 N, Alanson, MI 49706 (Formerly Clarion Collection)
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Alpena, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This hotel is beautifully maintained. They do not have a restaurant but offer breakfast in the morning. The location is off the Crooked River and a fun boat trip from Cheboygan for an overnight and off in the morning for a trip back to Cheboygan. Clean and friendly place.

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Cleveland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This place looks great from the outside and the patio is (great fire pit), but the inside was something all together different. The room was dirty and the hot tub had brown algae. The bed wasn't comfortable and was inside a strange little room separated fro your seating area by a very odd window w shutters - I'm not kidding!... More 

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

Dear Autumn 03, We are sorry that you felt our hotel was not what you expected once you got inside and I apologize for the soiled towel and the other not so specific housekeeping issues. You are absolutely correct in that Alanson, Michigan has very few options for dining after 10pm at night...We are more of an early to bed... More 

Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This lodge is one of our favorite places we have ever stayed. Truly wonderful in all aspects, they leave no stone unturned. Very congenial staff, lovely setting, clean rooms, fire pit outside, loft with pool table, books and games...they have it all. Not to mention a very nice swimming pool open day and all night, with a fountain and hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay very much. Room was clean and comfortable. Outdoor setting and location on the river was great for kayaking. Nature trail and outdoor fire pit was nice. Going back in the fall for sure

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Canton
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172 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

My husband and I spent the weekend at the Crooked River Lodge. First of all the location is perfect, the lodge is quietly located on US31. It is within minutes of Mackinaw City, Petoskey, Indian River and Cheboygan. It sits on The Crooked River, and the hotel has kayaks, and fishing piers. The lodge is decorated in a rustic flare,... More 

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Kalamazoo, MI
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Loved this place. The setting is so quiet and peaceful. Service was excellent. The room was immaculate and comfortable. Seriously probably the cleanest hotel bathroom I have ever seen. I just loved the up north decor. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. Sitting on the balcony was so relaxing. The pool and hot tub area were very nice, and no kids... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had the Stafford River House and a room in the main lodge. The river house is a three bedroom, self catering house on the property with a very large verandah or deck. The room too was large and had two queen-sized beds. The whole property is located on the Crooked River and both the room and the River House... More 

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Michigan
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We loved this place! We had a room on the 3rd floor and didn't hear anyone else going down the halls or near us. The place had kayaks, paddle boat (I took my 4-year-old on that and we enjoyed it a lot), fish pond, fire pit, patios, pool (very nice with music playing in the background and a nice little... More 

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W.Michigan
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I lucked out when I found Stafford's Crooked River Lodge online! Wow, this place has it all! If you like the outdoors and a Northwoods type of decoration and design, you will love this lodge! It is amazing, from the beautiful wood and all of the finishing touches (moose lights by the doors, fishing creel lamps, beautiful outdoor designs on... More 

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We loved spending a few days at this newer lodge that attracts families. The staff was pleasant and helpful, and the amenities were great. Our room was comfortable and clean, and the view from our deck was lovely--especially early in the morning when the sun came up. The breakfast was good--I liked the dried cherry bread toasted--and the coffee was... More 

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