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Holiday Inn Express Gaylord

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1201 West Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49735
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms was nice and roomy. A bit dark but I notice that in a lot if hotels. The room was clean and comfortable. The check in experience was less than stellar. The associate was nice but I don't believe properly trained. I was led to believe there was no elevator and lugged my suitcases upstairs. It was only the... More

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Nikki S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gaylord, responded to this review

Thank you your response in regards to your stay. I apologize again about the wifi and the issues with check in with our desk associate. I will be sure to address the associate about said incident. We hope you choose to stay with us again and would love to help you with any further reservations issues. Thank you for your... More

Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel on a whim after a rough experience on the Sturgeon River on our honeymoon. We were both incredibly tired and in need of a good hotel - and this one delivered! Being so tired, we didn't check out breakfast or the pool/sauna/hot tub setup (though I wish we had heard about this when we checked in... More

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Nikki S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gaylord, responded to this review

Thank you kirbir for your response in regards to your stay with us. We appreciate the kind words and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our Jacuzzi suite! We hope you choose to stay with us again in the future, and then maybe you will get to enjoy the additional amenities! Thank... More

HOWE
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101 reviews 101 reviews
70 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

And by ordinary, I meant good and up to HIEx standards. It was renovated and it has everything good as all other HIEx hotels. I encountered a very nice young man at the desk upon our arrival. He made us very welcoming. Thanks. Do stay here if you in the area.

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Nikki S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gaylord, responded to this review

Thank you HoweDZZY, for your response in regards to our property. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that you will stay with us again soon! More

Nashville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
70 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice HI Express at a good location along I-75. Our room was perfectly clean and the bed was plenty comfy. The "Soft" pillows are still a bit firm, and the internet slows down quite a bit when everyone checks in in the evening. Breakfast was plentiful. As we checked out, the only luggage cart in sight was... More

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Nikki S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gaylord, responded to this review

Thank you for your response in regards to your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Gaylord. I apologize for the lack of luggage cart and am sorry to hear the staff was using it. Were glad to hear you overall enjoyed your stay. We hope you choose to stay with us again in the Future! More

Windsor, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the nicest hotel. Rooms were very clean... Beds were very comfortable. The pillows were soft and fluffy and the tv had great channels and our room also had a DVD player which was a nice treat. They have a sauna/pool and hot tub. Pool was warm and clean. You could smell the chlorine as soon as you walked... More

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Nikki S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gaylord, responded to this review

Were glad to hear you enjoyed your stay overall with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Gaylord. Thank you for your feedback and we hope you will choose to stay with us again in the future! More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 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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Chicago
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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MARATHON
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

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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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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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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