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North Country American Inn Hotel

502 South Cedar St., Kalkaska, MI 49646
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Pleasant Lake, Michigan, USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Rooms are clean but need a lot of work,the smoke detecter was sitting on the counter with the battery half out it had to be reinstalled and put back on the ceiling. The bathroom had a window but no curtain or screen, we had to fix the room window curtain and go buy clips to hold it closed. The 19... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is the most disgusting, dirty and downright unsavory place I've ever attempted to stay at. From the filthy mildew riddled checkin area to the falling apart stairwell to the dirty, smelly, bug infested rooms...this place is just downright gross. I have no idea where the motel pictures listed here are from but I guarantee they are NOT from this... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Booked online. Stated would have small dog with me. Wanted one king bed. Arrived and told oops have to change to two doubles as I have a dog. Huh? Ok, so one wasted be. Room is old and dirty. Very dirty. As in don't take off your shoes. Smelled like a gallon of bleach was used somewhere but couldn't find... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

By my title you may believe this will be a bad review. You are right if that is what you thought. The desk clerk seems to be confused anytime any question is asked. Does your motel have king beds? Do you have my reservation? When is check out? Why is my king size bed two double beds rather than the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Booked on Hotels.com. The room was dark and dirty, Not at all what we signed up for. Signed up for a King bed. Manager stated they have NO KING BEDS. Went thru a lenghty hassle to get out of staying without being charged. Do Not Recommend it. Went elsewhere.

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White Lake
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Booked on Expedia and when I went to check in OWNER said nothing availiable! I booked on Expedia a month ago as was assured there were rooms available. The owner was holding out for tourists to pay more than what I booked for. The owner is very rude, no apologies- NOTHING!!! Also, my sister has stayed here before- BED BUGS... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

1. Feces in the stool when we checked in. 2. Substance on carpet in front of bathroom moist and not cleaned. 3. No maid service after first day. 4. Desk clerk spoke broken English and understood a limited amount of English. Chose only because every hotel in area booked. Rates reflect a 3-4 star hotel. Reality is a half star... More 

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Delaware, Ohio
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stumbled upon this hotel after having a nightmare of an experience at another inn and finding every hotel in the Traverse City vicinity either completely booked or attached to a $200+ price tag. We just needed a place to rest for the night and this hotel worked out perfectly. The gentleman that checked us in spoke limited English but... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I called to tell them our arrival time and that we had dogs. He (an older gentleman from India) seemed very befuddled and said he had no reservation for me. He also said that they did not allow dogs. He said he would call me back in 5 minutes. This was a very crowded resort area so I did not... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here last year with my gf due to the high traverse city hotel costs thinking it wouldn't of been bad..well I was wrong. The room we stayed in had no heat or a/c, TV was black ad white, there were holes in the sheets and tub was stained horribly. The front desk guy seemed to be a decent... More 

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