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Magnolia Bay Hotel & Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   9379 Canal Road, Gulfport, MS 39503 (Formerly Crystal Inn Hotel and Suites)
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Ranked #15 of 28 hotels in Gulfport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4 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 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in expecting the worst & while the hotel can certainly use some updates, especially in the public areas, it wasn't too terrible. Staff was friendly. Weird smells in halls and elevator. WiFi was slow / useless. Didn't try the pool or free breakfast. It's newly renovated but I have a feeling the hard and soft goods will not last... More

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Milton, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE WORST HOTEL I have ever been to. The smell was like a landfill, the carpet felt like your feet stuck to it, I complained about the smell and was given a bottle of air freshner. I slept with my clothes on and walked around with my shoes on. I felt like in the morning did I really... More

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Richmond, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This IS NOT the hotel to stay at if you want a pleasant experience!! We were in town for our daughter's National's softball tournament and were stuck at this hotel for a week because everything else was sold out. Our first night we arrived to find our "non-smoking" room had a smoking stench that we could not get rid of!!... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read a bunch of reviews before booking and just focused on the good one, BIG mistake. The hotel was easy enough to find and that is where the positive things end. We had to park in the back and our key didn't work so we had to walk all the way around to get it fixed. Get in the... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

everything in this hotel is outdated and nasty from the carpet to bed cover to the tv to the shower..none of the keyed exit doors work..they removed the lock from the back door so anyone can go in and out..the pool and Jacuzzi look like they havnt been cleaned in yrs..the smell throughout the hotel was horrible..every table, every chair... More

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Gulfport
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

hotel staff was excellent, location of the hotel was great, we got to the room and the smell was awful! had to get air freshner for the room. pool was small and indoors and full of children, weight room was out of order. elevator smelled bad also. overall it was average for the price, since it was a holiday(4th of... More

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Advance, Missouri, United States
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22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

They have the best breakfast not the powder eggs but real eggs. Pancakes homemade and coffee 24 hours. The rooms are large suites so lots if room. The staff makes you feel like home. That being said it needs updating it is older with no working gym but there is an indoor pool and spa I did not use but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

When we first walked in the lobby there was a moldy smell. We checked in and got on the sour smelling elevator. When we get to our room the keys don't work so I call down to the front desk from my cell phone. He tells me I must be putting the key in wrong and that he will be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We didn't expect this hotel to be amazing since we got it pretty cheap. Our room was very nice. breakfast was nice as well. The pool area was not anything special but was not bad. We were only 10 mins from the beach. Over all it was a great stay. Cannot think of anything that would not make us go... More

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Lloyd_10, General Manager at Magnolia Bay Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. I am very glad to hear that you got to enjoy our southern hospitality and our hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Gulfport as well. I truly appreciate for you business and hope to see you on your next visit. Sincerely, More

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Address: 9379 Canal Road, Gulfport, MS 39503 (Formerly Crystal Inn Hotel and Suites)
Location: United States > Mississippi > Gulfport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnolia Bay Hotel & Suites 2.5*
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Gulfport
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Just minutes from casinos, white sandy beaches, and challenging golf courses, our recently renovated hotel offers rooms and suites with microwaves, refrigerators, high-speed wireless Internet access, hair dryers, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, and cable television. Swim all year long in the indoor heated swimming pool and a hot tub. Wake up to our hot breakfast buffet. Whether you stay one night or for several weeks, the Magnolia Bay Hotel and Suites will make your stay in the Gulfport/Biloxi area a pleasant one. ... more   less 
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