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Marvin's Garden Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   27650 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034
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Ranked #16 of 19 hotels in Southfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013
menshe Ontario, Canada
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

If I could rate this with a negative number, I would. Reservation was made through another site and was based on overall ratings and economy. Before the arrival of my travelling companion, checked in and looked over the room. Musty, odorous and shabby. The shower door was broken and immovable, rendering the shower useless. Lighting was horrible and lampshades were... More

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Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

we stayed again this year because last year we found the place to be ok. a few streets away from the woodward dream cruise but once you know where you are going its easy to get around but watch those no left turns. was a bit disappointed this time as the first day went to get some breakfast at 20... More

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I booked this hotel via hotwire.com that showed it as a 2.5 star along with Holiday Inn and Best Western. The name of the hotel was not listed in the representative list so I searched for it after I was misled into purchasing the deal. The online reviews were scary (shooting and violence at the hotel), nevertheless my wife and... More

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Eagle, Mi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Needed place to stay for wedding last night. Watching MSNBC tonight and seeing police arrest prostitutes at this hotel. Funny thing is we got back from wedding and walking into hotel I said to my wife there were a lot of girls wearing really short dresses. Find another place. Must be rough area because you have to talk to clerk... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The rooms are not equipped with irons but a steamers which is fine. Once we realized our did not work we asked for an iron and the hotel states we would need to pay a $10 deposit for this which does not fly as they should be providing something that works in the first place!! Lena the front desk agent... More

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Kalamazoo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This hotel is definitely lacking modern amenities. My room had a microwave and a refrigerator, but I was unable to have both plugged in at the same time. The sound on my TV was going, making it impossible to watch because the muffled noise was unbearable. I had to be careful when opening/closing the shower doors, I was worried they... More

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Butler, Pennsylvania, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Small lobby. Hardly a "deluxe contenential breakfast" - juice milk cereal pastry coffee. Rooms above the lobby (indoor rooms) are nice. Bathroom is nice, but small. No pool or "extras" but price reflects that. Not as hard to find as others indicated... those darned MI left turns! Pretty quiet, but then again we were there during the week.

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Southfield, Michigan
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102 reviews 102 reviews
18 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

I live in the metro Detroit area, and would not want to stay at this hotel if I were visiting from out of town, due to safety concerns. There are many other hotels in Southfield that have not had the violence that this hotel has had, over the last few months and year. Tip: Google the name of this hotel... More

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Shepherd, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This was booked thru expedia and it was listed as a 3 star hotel. When we got there it did not appear to look like a 3 star hotel. But when we got into the room the room was much nicer than the outside appearance. Everything was just perfect. Slep well.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Don't let the photos fool you!!! This hotel was horrible! I felt very uncomfortable staying here, but I booked through hotels.com so I couldn't cancel & get my money back. We stayed in a room with a king sized bed. The room looked very old & the walls were horrible. There was a stinch in the room. It just didn't... More

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Additional Information about Marvin's Garden Inn

Address: 27650 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034
Location: United States > Michigan > Southfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Marvin's Garden Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
Marvin`s Garden Hotel Southfield
Marvins Garden Hotel

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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