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Econo Lodge Kalkaska

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   703 North Cedar St. (US 131), Kalkaska, MI 49646-8485
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Kalkaska
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised we were able to get three rooms for the night during tourist season. I was leery that there was a reason these rooms may have still been available. Upon entering the room though my fears were without merit. While the narrow halls and steep stairs showed the age of the building, the rooms had clean carpet and... More

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Rochester Hills, MI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This hotel is smelly, has thin walls, and is obviously in desperate need of a makeover. "Continental" breakfast was a joke. I was frankly embarrassed for the people who worked there. The internet was practically non-existent, and people were LOUD outside our window all night...NO SLEEP!

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Allendale, South Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stay away! I'm sure for $74.00 you can find something better. It was late and finished a job. He lied and said he did not take CLC. Finding he did he had almost doubled the price. It is typical Econo Lodge run by conman foreigner. Room was minimal but clean.

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northern michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Needed a place to crash for 8 hours and stayed here between jobs. My first impression was this can't be that bad. Then I got my keys and went to room 226. I opened the door and got a face full of smoke smell. The hotel is supposed to be smoke free. It is probably residual smoke smell since this... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Slept with my bug spray on in case there were bugs. Narrow steps were dangerous, would be difficult to escape a fire. When we got there, a family of four were in the parking lot frantically calling on their cell phones looking for another hotel after they saw bugs in their room. Isn't there a health department check on these... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Ok, not a place Id take the family. This is a fisherman/hunter/area worker motel. Not degrading this crowd because Im one of them, but most of us stay on the corporate tab and they want to get by as cheap as possible. Foreign operated. Rooms are dated, but fairly clean. Rooms include a hair dryer, fridge, micro, etc. I believe... More

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Sandusky, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We stayed here one night over Memorial Day weekend, This hotel was less than half the price of those in Traverse City. This was an old, not an updated property but was clean and comfortable for a night. The biggest complaint was that the shower head was very low and if you are tall, that was a little problem. It... More

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Clinton Township, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Had to step over the toilet to close the bathroom door and to get to the shower that was maybe 3'x3'. Dead bugs under the bed, Wiskers left around the sink and a BAD oder. Internet problems, Breakfast was a joke. If this is the only motel with rooms left in kalkaska I will sleep in my car.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

This Hotel shouldn't be operating as a bussiness. It has bugs & it smell horrible. Avoid this hotel at all cost.I stayed one night and it was the worst experience ever.Trust me stay far away from this place.

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Address: 703 North Cedar St. (US 131), Kalkaska, MI 49646-8485
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Location: United States > Michigan > Kalkaska County > Kalkaska
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Kalkaska 2*
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