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Howard Johnson Traverse City

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   417 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Ranked #21 of 38 hotels in Traverse City
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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last minute decision to stay and the hotel was very accommodating. Room was very clean and desk service was great. Would definitely stay again!

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Traverse City
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was given an unsanitary room with dried blood and hair by the toilet! Manager didn't have the courage to speak to us directly. Staff inept. Same owner/manager as Knight's Inn across the street. I have nothing good to say about our experience here.

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Carrollton, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks beautiful on the outside when you pull up to check in. After that it goes down hill. The carpeted second floor needs replaced. The A/C, fairly new, was lagging and struggled to keep up. The floor by the jacuzzi tub had a lump and a weak spot and felt like I could fall through it. The shower water was... More

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Flushing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here several times a year. We have never had a complaint. The motel is mostly updated. The outdoor covered second floor walk could use the outdoor carpet replaced. We will be back in the fall.

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Traverse City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was great and convenient. Room was outdated, stale smelling and dirty. Sheets and comforter were stained and the sheets didn't fit the bed. Bathroom had mold and walls were filthy.

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Berkley, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights. The room was very clean and simple. The cost of the room was extreme for the quality of the room, poor breakfast, and missing wifi. I called the office twice and personally visited the hotel management to fix their wifi problem, but still no service. The location was fine with quick access to downtown.

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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*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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#11 Business Hotel in Traverse City #17 Family Hotel in Traverse City
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Located in beautiful Traverse City Michigan. Our property has been completely remodeled and offers value with comfort that will exceed your expectations. We offer King Rooms with Jacuzzi Tubs, Complimentary Expanded Continental Breakfast, Free local & long distance calling and free Wi-Fi internet access. Sink into our new Simmons Beauty Rest Mattresses and enjoy a relaxing show on our large LCD flat screen televisions. Our award winning property is non-smoking and sparkling clean, as evidenced in our International Housekeeping Award for 2012. We are located one mile from Downtown Traverse City with all its attractions and shopping districts. Our stunning beaches are within walking distance so this property has everything on your checklist. Enjoy restaurant discounts and explore the nearby Wineries and Peninsula. Call us direct for your reservations today! Traverse City is a beautiful area to visit anytime of year, so we look forward to welcoming you as our guest. Our team strives to exceed the expectations of every guest who stays with us and we sincerely look forward to the opportunity of accomplishing this with you. ... more   less 
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