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Howard Johnson Traverse City

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   417 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My elderly parents needed to stay overnight for surgery next day; I needed to pay for the room for them, and make sure they did not have to pay. The woman during day was so nice and took my daughters' card info from our shared account, telling her "it is all set" when my daughter wanted to maker sure her... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The maids were wonderful but the desk people were not friendly or polite. The continental breakfast was awful. they had the lowest priced toast and donuts and kept running out of stuff. they show the best side of the motel in the picture. walk around the other side and it looks very run down! The room was $140.00 a night... More

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East Jordan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not do a lot of traveling but one of my major concerns is the noise level at the motel. This motel was the quietest stay I have ever experienced. The continental breakfast was great and the staff was right there making sure everything remained full! Nice Jog!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the front desk were very helpful. When got home found left library book in room and when I called front desk went above and beyond to help me.

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Napoleon, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was nice and the bathroom was kind of tiny. The housekeeping staff rudely awoke us by walking past the room complaining about having to climb up and down the stairs. My room mate and I were not pleased with their loud voices. Upon telling the front desk there was no apology made.

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Flushing, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at this motel many times. It is a fairly good deal. However on this occasion the service was awful. I was in the lounge waiting for coffee. I was the only person there. The television was on an early morning FOX talk program. I asked to have the channel changed to CNN. The person said no because... 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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