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Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake

7059 US Highway 61 North at LA-10, PO Box 440, Saint Francisville, LA 70775
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Jonesville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this motel to my friends and family. The room and bathroom were nice and clean. With a comfortable bed. We stayed only two nights but enjoyed it. The kids made me go get some fishing poles so they could fish in the late. My kids had a great time and it was like when I was growing... More 

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Harold D, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear James & Family: Thank you for your review. We appreciate the time this must take out of your busy day and we are grateful. Thank you so much for staying with us and we are delighted that you took the opportunity to write a review for the hotel. I’m so glad that you have notice a how great our... More 

Golden, Colorado
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were clean, but the guest laundry was filthy and the machines weren't working. This was known to some staff but no signs were put on the machines nor was there a means to get any lost money back. Check to see if there are refurbished rooms. Our room had badly chipped paint around the door and windows, unpatched holes... More 

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Harold D, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Ann H: Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your stay went. I regret that you had a problem with your stay. I will address the problems with the staff to make things better. We are here to please our guests and would have bent over backwards to make sure... More 

Saint Bernard, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Room was nice and clean. We were happy to find a pet friendly motel. The breakfast was nice and offered lots of choices. King size bed was nice but pillows were small and cheap. Desk staff were nice and helpful.

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Harold D, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi Janel M. of Saint Bernard, Louisiana: Thank you for your review. We appreciate the time this must take out of your busy day and we are grateful. Thank you so much for staying with us and we are delighted that you took the opportunity to write a review for the hotel. I will let the staff know about your... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My friend and I stayed here for a wedding in town. She checked us in as I arrived later in the day. She got 2 key cards, and paid for the first night. The next morning, she went to the desk to tell them our phone never worked. They said they knew and not to forget to tell me to... More 

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Harold D, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi Kareena B. of New Orleans, Louisiana, Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your stay went. I regret that you had a problem with your stay. I will address the problems with the staff to make things better. We are here to please our guests and would have bent over... More 

Smyrna, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We aren't the pickiest folks in the world so we were overall satisfied with the magnuson. The young lady who checked us in was super friendly and called us as we were settleing in to make sure everything was ok with the room- nice touch.The price was right and included breakfast and dinner. It isn't a new hotel but the... More 

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HaroldDaniels, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Joann D. of Smyrna, Georgia, Thank you for your review. We appreciate the time this must take out of your busy day and we are grateful. Thank you so much for staying with us and we are delighted that you took the opportunity to write a great review for the hotel. I’m so glad that you have notice a... More 

1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

When we got to our room the smell was horrible, spider webs all through out the room. I laid down to rest from a long driving trip. An within minutes my daughter yelled from a roach crawling on her from the bed, I put it in a cup an took it to the front desk, the lady was grossed out... More 

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HaroldDaniels, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest smm76067, Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your stay went. I regret that you had a problem with your stay. I will address the problems with the staff to make things better. We are here to please our guests and would have bent over backwards to make sure... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Here on business... could have stayed in Baton Rouge, but hate the traffic. The only other motel in the area is a Best Western, that was completely booked up. I received a weekly rate- cheap, but still.... not so great. The color scheme in my room was a dark avocado green, harvest gold, and purple. First impression when door was... More 

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HaroldDaniels, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear lafff of Wilmington, North Carolina: Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your stay went. I regret that you had a problem with your stay. I wish you would have address the problems when you were here. I will address the problems with the staff to make things better. We... More 

Birmingham, al
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Hotel is older but owners keep it up nicely. Rate charged was $71.00 and better price would be around $60.00. Seems a lot of working crews stay at hotel during week, which wasn't a problem. Everyone I ran into was very nice. Beds are comfortable. Bathroom clean with little water damage above shower, nothing bad. Frig and microwave in room... More 

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HaroldDaniels, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi KFA3 of Birmingham, AL: Thank you for your review. We appreciate the time this must take out of your busy day and we are grateful. Thank you so much for staying with us and we are delighted that you took the opportunity to write a review for the hotel. I’m so glad that you have notice a change in... More 

Panama City, Panama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have stayed 2-3 times in the past and it was adequate for an overnight stay, nothing fancy. This visit was better. I would still consider it basic lodging and not overly fancy or luxurious, the front desk staff was much friendlier than before and actually seemed to enjoy their jobs. Passageways to the rooms were cleaner and nothing out... More 

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HaroldDaniels, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi Joanne S of Panama City, Thank you for your review. We appreciate the time this must take out of your busy day and we are grateful. Thank you so much for staying with us and we are delighted that you took the opportunity to write a review for the hotel. I’m so glad that you have notice a change... More 

Muskogee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The pictures lie. This was the filthiest, scariest place I have ever stayed. I could not wait to leave. Do not stay here! The people putting good reviews must work for the motel. There is no way anyone could possibly recommend it.

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cstroud, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake, responded to this review

I'm sorry to see your stay with us was less than satisfactory. Since you don't mention any specifics as to what issues you encountered while you were here, it's tough for me to address them effectively. If you would care to discus them with me, I would love to hear from you. We want our guests to feel like this... More 

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