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Howard Johnson Traverse City

2.0 of 5 417 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sylvania, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The motel was very nice as it's been remodeled. We had several problems the unit that supplies heat close to the ceiling was difficult to get our room heated we froze the first night. Second day we get back from work the room was great, we get a call we have to room to another room they were having hot... More 

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Montague, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were clean and the staff very friendly. There are two things that I believe need improvement. The first, No fruit for the breakfast only cereal, bagels, and coffee. The second is there needs to be a lot better care of the sidewalks and steps. I have never been to a business where the steps were that poorly taken... More 

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TC-HJ, General Manager at Howard Johnson Traverse City, responded to this review

Our expanded continental breakfast is the best in town for meeting expectations with the best rate in the area to service all of our guests. In addition, we offer 10% discounts to various restaurants in the area. We have outside entrances to our rooms that we monitor and use ice melt to ensure safety on all of walkways and staircases.... More 

Whitehall, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were in town for the Microbrew and Music festival, great location 2 miles away from downtown (cheap cab ride there, we walked back), staff was friendly, rooms were nice and clean updated bathrooms, continental breakfast was real basic (better than nothing), for the price you can't beat it, we stayed closer to the festival last year and paid double... More 

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TC-HJ, General Manager at Howard Johnson Traverse City, responded to this review

Howard Johnson Traverse City rooms have all been renovated with most having nice walk in tiled showers, Cherry Wood Furniture and all rooms with Simons Beauty Rest beds and Flat Screen T.V. More 

East Lansing, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was nice, and the location was great. The vending machines across from our room were empty which was a bit inconvenient. The jacuzzi was a waste of money. The stopper on the drain didn't work properly and the water kept draining out. Plus the shape was pretty awkward.

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TC-HJ, General Manager at Howard Johnson Traverse City, responded to this review

We are sorry for you experience with one of our jacuzzi tubs and have reviewed the tub and is now operating properly. To ensure the product is fresh for our customers we use only one vending machine during this time of season. Our rooms were recently remodeled to provide an exceptional experience for our guests. More 

Grand Rapids, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Howard Johnson located in Traverse City was clean and the staff was very friendly. This may seem like a strange observation, but the drains in the shower and bathroom sink drain quickly, which indicates to me that attention is paid to what most people would consider a minor detail. I would stay again.

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Bear Lake, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bed was hard and u had to go downstairs to smoke even though it was an open walkway. The best thing about the room was the nice big jetted tub.

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TC-HJ, General Manager at Howard Johnson Traverse City, responded to this review

We are sorry for the experience you had with one of our beds. All of our beds are outfitted with the best quality, Simmons Beauty Rest mattresses, per Wyndham property requirements. Michigan state law requires all guests that smoke to be 30 feet from any public building or walkway. This state law also ensures that no smoke travels into or... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we recently stayed in the hotel during some business meetings. The staff (and particularly Beth) went out of their way to assist us.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here two nights the weekend right after New Years day. The room was very nice and clean. Everything in the room had been updated and looked great. There was very little noise from the rooms around me but the hotel wasn't that full when I was there. The price was great and I would gladly stay here again when... More 

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Alpena, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed two nights here . Liked the better quality linens, towels, updated shower and in-room coffee maker. First night very quiet. Second night awoke at 3:00 AM to showers running, doors slamming, cars and trucks starting, leaving and coming back. Loud voices outside door. This continued for 3 1/2 hours. End of sleep for me at that point. As I... More 

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Address: 417 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Location: United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Traverse City 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Traverse City

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