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Kensington Inn

124 Holiday Lane, Howell, MI 48843
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Kensington Inn
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Howell
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are musty the manager is a complete jerk don't stay here we got our room for a week had all the paperwork already unloaded our belongings and the manager walks up and tells us we have to move to a different room with our 4 kids who were tired from traveling to a smaller disgusting room because the room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gross. Avoid at all costs. Dank, smelly, and tons of people that appear homeless. Wouldn't board my horse here much less human beings. I did not feel safe at all. Needs to be condemned, no joke. Smells of water damage/mold. I was fearful my car would be broken into. Save your money and go up the street.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I could give a negative review. Worst motel I've ever been to. Owner and most staff are completely rude. Rooms are absolutely disgusting and stinky. The outside is just as bad, they had trash bags lying around, someones roof collapsed in while I was there too. I do not recommend spending your money on such a terrible place.... More 

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Howard City, Michigan, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Kensington Inn isn't a horrible place to stay at. I've been reading other reviews of others stating how rude the staff is but honestly I've been staying there every year for close to 10 years now for a Paintball event and I have had nothing but good service from them. Any problems with the room have always been quickly taken... More 

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Temperance, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My room smelled of stale smoke. My sons room had to be changed because it smelled like a kitty litter box. When we changed his room the room's drapes had holes in them. My room had a bathroom sink that was cracked. Towels were fluffy and white.. Not updated in many years.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We had to stay here for work. The plan was to stay here a few weeks but my wife could only handle 5 days. They did have a full set of tv channels, the weekly rate is really affordable, and easy access to the freeway are all pluses. There are people who live there permanently because of the price and... More 

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Saint Michael, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The rooms were clean but there are a number of folks living there on week to week rentals. As a woman traveling alone it was not a safe motel to stay at. I have traveled extensively for the past 7 years throughout the country and this particular motel is one of the worst I have seen. Do not stop or... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This place was dirty, out dated, sheets didn't look clean, pool wasn't open (it was green), carpets didn't look like you'd want to go barefoot. We had to go to a funeral, so we called while at the viewing and cancelled the rooms - they wouldn't refund for the first night. Manager was not cooperative, wouldn't give us the name... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I hate it when places get trashed unnessarily. It makes me wonder about the people writing the reviews. I like nice places. I've stayed lots of them. No one would say this is one...however, it also isn't the terrible place many of these reviews make it sound like. It's older, it could some cosmetic upkeep...but there were no holes in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I stayed at the Kensington Inn after a wedding and had a very nice experience. The manager, chris, was very friendly and even talked me into a hot tub room. Price was perfect. My room was clean, the beds were comfortable and I had no problems at all. Would definitely recommend to friends.

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