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Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5651 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33884 (Formerly Park View Hotel)
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Ranked #7 of 17 Hotels in Winter Haven
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family attended a wedding reception recently and the hotel was very pleasant. The ballroom and lobby were very well decorated and the staff was very friendly and welcoming. The best part was the food provided by the catering service, who were very professional and showed great service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late and they gave a special rate. That was nice. The bed was clean, and the room, a suite, was large. They do need to replace the fold out couch though. As for breakfast, yum. It had everything you could ask for. I would go again.

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel. We like to hear from our valued clients to see how we can improve and appreciate all comments both good and bad. It is only with comments such as yours that we can continue to improve. We will be looking at the fold out sofabeds to see where improvements... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I paid $45 a night on Groupon. I've been to every theme park in the country. Rooms are decent, free breakfast, and great location to Legoland. Anyone that complained about this place is used to staying at a five star. I would definitely stay here again.

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel As part of the new ownership / management staff that has recently taken over at the hotel, we appreciate all reviews; both good and bad. We are steady in making improvements and with comments such as yours, we will continue in our goal of making the Magnuson Grand Conference... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

i had the unfortunate experience to stay in this pigsty for 1 nite , i was supposed to stay 3 ! .The room was disgusting , filthy , and outdated . There was a foul smell in the room the moment i entered the room , carpet was torn and ripped up at doorway , windows were filthy inside and... More 

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel. As part of the new management that has recently taken over the resort, we appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and we feel your stay was totally unacceptable for our new standards based on your comments. Please contact the hotel directly and reach out... More 

Winter Haven, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I'm in town working for the next few months. I picked this hotel because I was able to get a weekly rate of $299, which included housekeeping only once a week. This hotel is immediately outside of LegoLand, which used to be called Cypress Gardens. I think back in the 1967 when this hotel was built, it was probably trendy.... More 

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel. As part of the new management that has recently taken over the resort, we appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and it appears we have failed to meet your expectations. If you are still a guest at our resort; please ask to speak with... More 

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I paid 89.99 and the room and staff was great. The house keeping on the other hand not so nice and we left the room for a whole day and came back it was still not clean at all. When she came to clean it she was rude. Breakfast has no choices just package grits, oat meal, cereal and tots.... More 

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel! As part of the new management that has recently taken over the resort, we appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and it appears we have failed in some areas. For our shortcomings, we sincerely apologize. Elevator issues are uncommon and we regret that it... More 

Santa Barbara, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

OK but dated and Spartan. Has a bar. Restaurant food is plain. Breakfast is minimal. Some nearby restaurants. Some do to serve alcohol (check). Near Legoland. 15 miles to skydiving in Lake Wales. Lots of parking.

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel! As part of the new management that has recently taken over the resort, we appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and it appears we have failed to meet your expectations. For our shortcomings, we sincerely apologize. With comments and feedback from our valued guests,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I didn't have enough funds to stay at the Holiday Inn our baseball team was staying at, so I internet searched and this place seemed the best fit for my needs. The Magnuson price matched a hotels.com rate of $63 (very much appreciated). No way I would waste my money on the rate they were asking. The other newer place... More 

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel. As part of the new management that has recently taken over the resort within the past year, we appreciate the time you took to let us know your feedback and it appears we have failed to meet your expectations. We are constantly looking for ways to improve and your... More 

Ciudad Cochabamba, Cochabamba, Bolivia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Wonderful hotel. The service is great . I had a wedding 2 week ago the service is great the breakfast is delicious. You feel at home and very comfortable. The room was very clean and we really enjoyed it. We loved the pool . If you go to lego land you should stay here is great . I totally recommend... More 

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel. We like to hear from all of our valued clients to see how we can improve and appreciate all comments both good and bad. It is only with comments such as yours that we can continue to improve. Please come see us again soon! More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Superior Service! We recently hosted a surprise birthday party at the Magnuson Grand, with several friends and family members from seven states in attendance. Mrs. Bryant and her staff provided superior personal service, by working with customers and honoring their services, Mrs. Val is that person that will go above and beyond. The food was superb, flavorful and plentiful. Hosting... More 

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Debbie N, Director of Sales at Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel! We do appreciate all reviews; especially from our satisfied guests! With comments such as yours, our entire staff can feel satisfied they are accomplishing the goal of making the Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel as grand as we feel it is to our guests. Looking forward to seeing you again... More 

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Address: 5651 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33884 (Formerly Park View Hotel)
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Winter Haven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Grand Conference Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
Best Western Admirals Hotel
Best Western Winter Haven
Winter Haven Best Western

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