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Hometown Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   4375 Brudy Rd., Indian River, MI 49749
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Indian River
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Jim P Holly, Michigan
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Holly, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice and affordable. Can be booked through Expedia, but call directly to get AAA discount. Clean and quiet, even though its right off the expressway. Close to all services in Indian River. Don't miss breakfast at Paula's, just across the expressway overpass!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel had a nice clean look when entering room .ok first nite second nite came back to room to turn on lites for nite black ants crawling up walls behind tv . partner had to go to desk they gave him ant sray killer he sprayed we opened window bottom room till it was fumigated. no water pressure for... More

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Ft worth
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

This place was awful! The plastic covering the mattresses was uncomfortable and loud, the towels were dirty, breakfast was horrible, and th walls were paper thin. The room smelled of mildew and our sinuses immediately flared up a soon as we entered the room. The pool is open til midnight so people were running up and down the hallway for... More

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Rothbury, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a very nice stay. The beds were very comfortable and the hotel was very clean and quite. The breakfast I wasn't to happy with but i'm not fond of biscuits and gravy. But if we are ever in the area we will stay there again.

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Waterford, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Was told when we called the trailhead was a mile down the road. That's fine except they didn't mention that was crossing the 75 overpass and very heavy traffic. No shoulder to ride on either. After doing that once we asked at desk if there was an alternate route to trail system. Sure, a couple miles down this back road... More

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Wyandotte, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here to go snowmobiling for a few days. The hotel staff was very polite and friendly. The hotel was very clean and right off the snowmobile path. We will definitely stay at this hotel in the future.

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St. Clair Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We booked our weekend get a way to the Petoskey area and we were a bit nervous because of the mixed reviews. Well, we were more than pleasantly surprised. From check in to check out, were were treated very well by the friendly and courteous staff. Kristy, at check in was wonderful, gave us wonderful suggestions and vouchers for the... More

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St. Clair, Michigan, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We booked this hotel for a weekend getaway to the Petoskey area and as usual there were mixed reviews on Trip Advisor. So, you just "never know". We were pleasantly surprised by the excellent service we received from the staff upon arrival. Kristy, the manager was very helpful in pointing out places of interest as well as giving us vouchers... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We are not picky people, but some simple things just make sense. This was definitely not worth $100 a night. If you are going to run a hotel like this $50 maybe. First, the hallway smelled of smoke for a non-smoking hotel. Overall cleanliness lacked, the continental breakfast was just plain scary for fear of food poisoning we passed. A... More

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irHometownInn, Manager at Hometown Inn, responded to this review

We apologize your visit was not up to par. As for the smoking issue we are a 100% smoke free hotel along with all others in the state of Michigan. Let me apologize about the coffee stain on the mattress and box spring. That is a common occurrence that obviously our housekeeping department overlooked. I did use your picture as... More

Commerce Township, Michigan
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We have stayed here for the last 3 years, attending the boat races on the Indian River. With each visit, the hotel has made improvements and updates. Staff is always courteous and friendly and willing to go out of their way to make your stay a pleasant one. Room we stayed in had been recently redecorated with new carpet, spread,... More

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irHometownInn, Manager at Hometown Inn, responded to this review

Great to hear that you choose to stay with us when you come to town for the boat races each year and have noticed our upgrades. We look forward to welcoming you back! More

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Address: 4375 Brudy Rd., Indian River, MI 49749
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Indian River
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hometown Inn 2.5*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Located in Beautiful Indian River, close to the trails, rivers and lakes. Easy access off I-75, or M-68. Golf, kayaking and biking packages available. Free continental breakfast, indoor, heated pool and hot-tub. Jacuzzi rooms available. ... more   less 
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