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Magnuson Hotel

4617 South 9th Street, Durant, OK 74701 (Formerly Choctaw Lodge)
Magnuson Hotel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Roanoke, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This motel was a good value if you plan to spend most of your time at the casino. It has clean, necly appointed rooms and a friendly staff. My only complaint is that the walls are paper thin. I could hear conversations from rooms as I was walking down the hall. When the people in the room next to us... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed the friendly team and the clean, well appointed rooms. We have worked hard during the refurbishment of the Lodge to make the whole experience the best that we can. We do look forward to welcoming you come back to the Lodge again. Thank you More 

Lindale, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Big shout out to James Hoag, manager of Choctaw Lodge, and James Dry, who I think is the head of guest services, at the Choctaw Casino south of Durant Oklahoma. We stayed at the Lodge New Years Eve and the facility and hospitality were excellent. I think the Lodge used to be an old Microtel but the Choctaw Tribe bought... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and big shout out, we love to read reviews like this as the whole team work really hard to make every ones stay special. It looks like we succeeded in your case. I am also see that we have made you a Lodge convert, we love it too, see you soon for Reba. More 

Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Hotel is nice and clean. Newly remodeled and comfortable beds with great pillows! Staff very accommodating when encountered issues. Great breakfast! Shuttle to casino, but within walking distance if nice weather.

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you liked the refurbishment and the new bedding. The whole team thinks it makes a big difference to our guests stay as does a good hot breakfast. On behalf of the team I look forward to welcoming you back to the Choctaw Lodge very soon. More 

CHICAGO
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

This place has been newly re modeled (earlier brand was Microtel) and everything looks brand new. Very descent price compared to main casino tower hotel. It has all needed ammenities, new beds , flat screen tv, and walking distance from casino. They have a very good breakfast. I highly recommend this hotel , and if I go again to Durant... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very happy to see that you like the refurbished Lodge, every likes the new beds and bedding as do we. We are happy to tell you all of the rooms are now finished as well as all of the public areas. I hope that you do come back to us soon and I... More 

Houston
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101 reviews 101 reviews
16 hotel reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I arrived way to early and the renovated rooms were not yet available so I gladly accepted the room available. The beds, pillows, bed and bath linens were very nice. Housekeeping helped us switch rooms upon entering and noticing the tv didn't have the ports needed for xbox 360. Cappucino, coffee, orange and apple juice were available all day. The... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, I am so glad that you had a good stay and that the team looked after you so well, we are all looking forward to getting the new rooms back and providing an even higher level of comfort. Thank you for commenting on the short walk to the casino, I love to walk and... More 

Anadarko, Oklahoma, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We came to Durant for the Choctaw Casino Powwow. We are always on a budget and usually stay somewhere cheap. We don't expect much. Hope for a clean room with no bed bugs. A double bed room at this hotel for 4 people for 2 nights was around $150. A bargain! According to the note in our room the lodge... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, yes we have remodeled the rooms and I am glad that you like them. The team and I are very excited about the improvements and now we are working on making the Lobby look great for Christmas. We are proud of our breakfast and we are glad you enjoyed it and the coffee is excellent... More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Stayed at Choctaw Lodge and was pleasantly surprised at the new look. The lobby area is inviting and very comfortable. The hotel overall is kept clean and tidy. The breakfast was a hot with multiple choices. The hotel is just across the parking lot from the casino and they offer a shuttle ride free 24/7. The best part was the... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am glad we surprised you in a good way. We are working very hard to make this a great hotel and the team are very focused on making it the cleanest hotel they can. I am glad to see you enjoyed the new “Down” pillows and I look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We decided to stay at the Casino while in town visiting family, but they were full. Went to the lodge, knowing it was just purchased by the Casino. I'll admit, our expectations were not very high, but were we surprised!! All of the staff was wonderful..Friendly, Nice, and helped us with everything we asked. (even friendlier than at the Casino!!)... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, I am very glad that you found our team wonderful, friendly and nice; they take a real pride in working hard to ensure that all our guests leave the Lodge happy. I am also very happy to see you enjoyed breakfast; we love that we can give a better breakfast than expensive hotels. For... More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Great stay at Choctaw Lodge with friends last weekend. The team were very friendly and accommodating and helped us with lots of shuttle buses to the casino. The casino was lots of fun (even if we did not win). The beds were great and I loved the hot breakfast in the morning........ my friends attacked the bacon. Overall lots of... More 

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you had fun staying with us. We look forward to seeing you come back and stay soon. James More 

Guthrie, Oklahoma
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Stayed at the Choctaw Lodge on September 21, 2012. The room and common areas (including the stairwell) were very clean. The room was large with no frills but comfortable. The motel is hidden behind the casino but it is a short walk across the parking lot. Security was obvious so I felt safe on the short walk.

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Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review, the Housekeeping Team work hard to make the Choctaw Lodge as clean as possible and it looks like they succeeded. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. James More 

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