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Magnuson Hotel Sandusky

5918 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870 (Formerly Best Budget Inn Sandusky)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to stay here this weekend for his birthday. When we first arrived I didn't think it was too bad, until I found that the bathtub had not been cleaned. I was also woke up at least half a dozen times due to a waterline in our room that shakes like an earthquake and squeals like... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for the weekend. I read the previous reviews so I wasn't expecting too much out of this place. We were spending all of our time at Cedar Point so I wasn't super worried about the room. We had a room with 2 double beds. Pros: The price, conveniently located near food and shopping, room appeared to be clean,... More 

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Lambertville, Michigan
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. I had to fix the toilet. The room stunk so bad we had to leave the door open for an hour. Front desk would not move us. Over $200.00 for one night. Beds were very uncomfortable. Overall experience was horrible.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

When I looked at the outside of the hotel, I felt that I actually found a decent and fair-priced hotel in the Sandusky area after a weekend at Cedar Point. I was sorely disappointed. I was greeted warmly at check-in and check-out, which was the most positive part of our stay. However, the room I was placed into with my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I'm going to this hotel tomorrow and I would like to know if you solved your problems like the stink, leaks, mold, etc problem. Please answer me as fast as you can so I can book in a different hotel. This hotel is scaring me from all the reviews and I need to make a good impression to my friends... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed two previous nights each in different rooms and rooms were decent. Great place to crash for shower and bed and quiet. Only complaint was third night stayed on 2nd floor and woke up to leaking roof. Had to leave early for emergency but would have complained.

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ZPaulReynolds, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Sandusky, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your recent stay with us. We're glad to hear that you found value in your stay--but really sorry you had to encounter the roof leak. I'm hopeful that you made this known to our on-site staff so that it could be timely rectified! More 

Monroe, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

room was dirty carpet was not vacuumed in months paid for a double got stuck with a single for same price no discount staff was not helpful will not stay here again. tv did not work only 1 hair dryer for entire complex. worst hotel stay I have had.

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ZPaulReynolds, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Sandusky, responded to this review

I'm sorry we could not exceed your expectations during your recent stay with us. As you may or may not know, we are a seasonal property and you stayed with us during the very early part of our summer season. We have worked out many of the kinks and I can assure you that comments, such as yours, has made... More 

Westland, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Check in is at "3" I arrived a half hour early and the room was not ready. No big deal except the hotel said my room would not be ready till 4pm. They had gave me the keys to our room so after we went out to eat and came back at 4:30 and went to "our room" only to... More 

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ZPaulReynolds, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Sandusky, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that we were not able to exceed your expectations--but glad that we could accommodate you at one of our other properties for your inconveniences. We own and operate 10 hotels in the area and are often able to resolve problems by transferring guests to our other properties--clearly, we take care of our guests! As... More 

Lima, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The pictures shown was not at all truthful. When we arrived to check in, the smell of the lobby was terrible. We were told that she was not sure if our room was ready or not. She gave us our room key and said we could go check? The "maid service" looked to consist of a couple young kids cleaning... More 

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ZPaulReynolds, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Sandusky, responded to this review

I'm sorry that we weren't able to exceed your expectations during your recent stay with us. As you may know, we are a seasonal property and, as such, we basically have to hire all new people at the beginning of the season and train them appropriately. As we're now over a month into our season, many of the bumps have... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Room smell was killing me. I called a staff lady who felt the same and did room spray but it did not help. AC kept making loud noise whole night. However it was the cheapest one but still it was overpriced for its kind of hotel.so spend some more money and don't spoil your vacation.

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ZPaulReynolds, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Sandusky, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your recent stay with us. We are in the process of transforming this hotel to a Magnuson property and with this, there are a number of issues we are aware of that we're working on addressing. Your comments don't surprise us but certainly do help us in prioritizing what work... More 

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