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Doherty Hotel

604 North McEwan Street, Clare, MI 48617
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Doherty Hotel
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Clare
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lansing, Michigan, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Doherty on a business trip. I was completely and utterly disappointed! I stayed in room 103 across from the pool, in what I was told was the "new" section of the hotel by staff. They did indicate that they did not use the rooms in the "old" part since they need renovations. I can say that... More

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Woodhaven, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This hotel two weeks after staying there charged me $750 saying all three rooms where smoked in. Only one person out of the 7 smoke cigs and that is me and I went in my truck to do it. Tried calling and they hung up on me. They do this I think because they have no other customers to pay... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The hotel could be a real piece of history if fixed up a little. It is a nice place to stay, staff is very friendly and willing to accommodate you with what you need. Its a little outdated but I enjoy staying here when I'm passing through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Great time and great party. This was our second year in a row to attend the New Year's Eve bash. It was a lot of fun. The Sinclair's are a great band and know how to get the party rolling. The food was delicious. There could have been a better flow of the lines, something that they need to work... More

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Detroit, Michigan
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The Doherty has quite a a history, Purple Gang, hauntings, murals, a Buffet - a delicious BUFFET and all that that entails. If you don't like Buffets, don't bother complaining. Because it is awesome. Clare, MI is delightful and food is plentiful. Cops and Doughnuts is across the street. As is Whitehouse - an amazing diner. But for a lovely,... More

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Detroit, MI
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel twice in the last two years. The staff is very friendly. Rooms where just ok. This hotel could be a real gem if it was cared for more. It is sad that they do not make the updates so badly needed to make this a destination hotel in the center of Michigan. The rooms... More

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Au Gres, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This was my hubby and I's first night out since we had our first (he's 2 now, our daughter is 1) so we wanted to go all out. We bought the Rejuvenating Rendezvous package and stayed in the JFK Suite. The room was great, TV was huge, the jacuzzi wasn't but it was big enough. The fireplace didn't work kept... More

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Cedar Rapids Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

Plan on knowing what the adjacent room folks are doing and saying. Outdated, but was expecting no less given the few choices. Nice staff and reasonable rates. Just wished they would have insulated the walls.

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Rochester, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We were travelling up north for the weekend and decided to stay night in Clare due to sudden snow. We have eaten at The Doherty Hotel several times before and decided to stay the night in hopes of better weather the next day. The hotel is historic and old but has updated and recently added on new banquet halls/restrooms etc.... More

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Midland, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We were here for a bridge tournament attended by almost 90 people. This was all handled fine by the staff. Our room, while in the "new" part of the Doherty, was very out dated. The pillows were pretty bad. The room was large & clean. The food was average for a buffet. We wouldn't stay here again unless we were... More

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Also Known As:
Doherty Hotel Clare
Address: 604 North McEwan Street, Clare, MI 48617
Location: United States > Michigan > Clare County > Clare
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Clare
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