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Downtown Motel

208 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Looking for frills? Look else ware. This is a budget Motel. Lobby smelled funny and I was glad my room didn't. The room was dated but clean. Bed was comfortable to me and on the firm side. My wife slept really well on it as well and would go back. The Alpine Tavern is right next to it and a... More 

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Jenison, Michigan
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

For a low cost overnight this one can work. Although outdated the room was clean including the comfortable bed and clean bathroom. Towels need to be replaced with better quality - or at least new ones. Everything was clean except possibly the worn, brown colored carpet. I was not confident I should leave my car in the lot below my... More 

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Snover, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We got a 4 star review from another site and it was not even close. The carpet was dingy and I would never stay there again. If other motels hadn't been booked up we would have left. Don't waste your time going there. $70 a night isn't worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The hotel itself was a bit outdated, but the rooms were very clean and had everything we needed. The staff went so far out of their way to be accommodating and friendly. For example, they had already put breakfast away when we woke up, but they offered to bring it back out for us if we wanted. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed at this place, the room was as the sign said.. squeaky clean. Bed was cozy, had a flatscreen tv and fridge also. Their internet was superior to some of the other places I stayed in Gaylord and other areas in Michigan. I travel with work, and finding a place that has a rate that pleases the boss, and... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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115 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We've spent the night here twice on the way to points further North. The most recent was last week; yes, the lobby does smell funky but the rooms do not. The rooms are very out-dated but adequate and clean. The long-term occupants may be a bit questionable but are pleasant enough. The thing this motel has going for it is... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I was afraid to step out of my car when we stopped here. The lobby smelled of B.O. and moldy fish tanks. The staff was rude so we left immediately. Looks like a place people go to after the bar and I can't imagine ever wanting or needing to stay here.

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