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Holiday Inn Express Gaylord

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1201 West Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49735
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Ranked #5 of 14 hotels in Gaylord
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
412bee Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable beds, updated guest rooms, microwave/fridge in room, nice towels, clean bathroom with granite countertops, nice TVs with good channel selections, free/fast internet. Front desk staff was courteous and helpful. Only complaint - the floor/ceilings let a lot of sound through. Sometimes it sounded as though the guest in the room above me was going to fall through the floor.... More

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Sanilac County, Mi
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this property on 7/7/2014. Over all it's a nice place. I'm sure it was a different hotel before it became a Holiday Inn Express, but they have done an amazing job remodeling to fit the Holiday chain. Lobby is spacious, clean and up to date with furnishing and the fire place is beautiful. There is a small... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall not a bad hotel. The Holiday Inn Express chain is pretty consistently good for all their hotels. Everything was clean and comfortable. The rooms have a small refrigerator and microwave. The breakfast area was well stocked even though it was busy. Seating at breakfast can be a little tight since there are 10 or less tables. The indoor pool... More

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Macomb, Michigan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night with family of five. Rooms were decent size, clean with comfortable beds. Nothing to wow you but provides a nice, pleasant stay. Not a large hotel but had a decent size breakfast bar area and pool with hot tub. Not many name brand hotel options as you get this far north or on the east side... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed twice in ten days; once on our way down to southern Ontario and once on our way back home. First time: didn't exactly get the best reception; felt like I was bothering her; got a little resistance when I asked for seniors rate and a room on the ground floor since both of us are handicapped. Second time: got... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed Sunday night to Wednesday morning. Had a quick check in. Room had two queen size bed with refrigerator, microwave wave and sink outside the bathroom. Very roomy with enough space for 4 adults to move around easily. Housekeeping staff was amazing. Provided extra towels and cleaned our room leaving little surprises for the kids. Laundromats was on floor... More

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Wyoming, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

1st time I've ever given 5 stars and that may be a little generous, but we really enjoyed our 2 night stay. Convenient location and friendly quick check in. Our room was a deluxe 2 queen - it was plenty big and had a second vanity outside the bathroom and with the refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker it was almost... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed in the Grayling Holiday Inn Express on our way home recently. Great overnight stay, beds were great and it was very quiet even with all of the children in the hall heading to the pool. They have staffed the breakfast room very well, especially on Sunday to make sure everyone if happy and fed. I congratulate the manager... More

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Front Royal, Virginia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
15 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We have stayed at this HI Express numerous times, each time with the same issues, which we shared online directly with the hotel and through our Trip Advisor reviews. However THIS time they GOT IT RIGHT!!! The Wi-Fi now reaches the rooms handily. The front desk staff were quite friendly and helpful when we asked for a restaurant recommendation (if... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here on our way back from AZ because we were led to believe (by this Trip Adviser report) that there was a restaurant on site. We were hauling our toy hauler and did not want to be driving all over town to find a restaurant with a parking lot large enough to accommodate us. There is no restaurant... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gaylord, responded to this review

Dear Camcolgran, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I appreciate your positive feedback about our friendly and helpful staff and overall cleanliness. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and we try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. I am sorry for the confusion regarding... More

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Address: 1201 West Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49735
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Location: United States > Michigan > Otsego County > Gaylord
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Gaylord 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Gaylord, in Northern Michigan, 45 minutes from beautiful Mackinac Island and located on the 45th parallel Gaylord, Michigan. Guest rooms are equipped with refrigerators, free wired/wireless high-speed Internet access and a 27 cable television with HBO & voice mail. King rooms offer 32' HD LCD TVs with DVD players. Free DVD rentals are available at the front desk! We also offer Jacuzzi rooms. Enjoy the spectacular hot Smart Start breakfast and our indoor heated pool, hot tub, dry sauna and fitness center. Our 2 meeting rooms accommodate 6-50 people. For outdoor enthusiasts we are minutes to Treetops Golf Resorts, Boyne Mountain and Shanty Creek. Join us in Gaylords golf Mecca with 24 of Michigan finest golf courses.Upcoming events: Boyne Morel mushroom Festival, regional hockey playoffs, soccer tournament, and baseball camp, trout season is open! Guides available. Plenty of shopping and restaurants are located nearby as are Halliburton, Wal-Mart, Lowe s, Home Depot, Norandex, Georgia Pacific, Wolverine Power, Holland Dist. Gordon Foods , M-DOT, MIDNR, Nabisco, Reinhart, and the Ostego County Sportsplex. We are FEMA approved for all federal and state meetings. Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Gaylord! ... more   less 
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