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Magnuson Hotel on the Interstate

1339 Highland Avenue, Interstate Highway 77 (Exit 185), Williamstown, WV 26187 (Formerly Days Inn Williamstown)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Wardensville, WV
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Maybe some corrections have been made. We came into Williamstown for a high school playoff game. We found our room to be very comfortable, the beds were wonderful, the bathtub was huge, the room had a nice TV, microwave, and refrigerator. The breakfast in the morning was somewhat sparse, but for $60.00 a night it was as good as it... More 

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2 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Overpriced, rundown, not very friendly or helpful staff. Will not stay again. Hallways are dark, tubs and surrounds are stained. Our room was decently clean but shabby. AC worked which was a relief. Had to fill an awful lot of personal information when we checked in. Had to go find desk clerk working in breakfast room to check out. Although... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

To say that this hotel is Horrible and Unsafe is probably an understatement. As a Police Officer I felt the need to write this after my stay on personal business. I was from out of town and it had nothing to do with my job. Upon arrival they will tell you that you MUST fill out a form (which has... More 

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2 reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

First and foremost i have to say the owner Mak is disrespectful My family stayed from february 28th-june 1st. We had nothing but problems. Our first room our bathroom doorknob was broken when we got there. And our a.c didnt work. Did he fix it? No. He got disrespectful with my husband numerous times. For petty reasons. Even after my... More 

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Roxbury, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

First Magnuson and GuestHouse is one and the same hotel: the picture for Magnuson is not the hotel's picture (mis-advertisement, not sure where the picture was taken but it is not the hotel I stayed in). The hotel has both signs (one under the other: Mahnuson Hotel and GuestHouse Inn) and all accessories inside are from Days Inn. WHAT A... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We were virtually the only people in this hotel. I think I saw one other visitor and there were only two other cars in the parking lot. Despite this, the owner insisted that we take a room far from the entry and on the second floor. As there is no elevator, and there were three of us, this was a... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We have stayed at many hotels and motels over the years, but this must be the nastiest we have ever been in. This was previously a Days Inn, and the new owners did not even bother taking down the old signs. The check-in staff was unfriendly, the room was old and dingy, the bed sheets smelled like they had not... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

For what they charge, I expect better. Very outdated, "interesting" fountain at the entrance. Still used paper reservation cards. I stayed on the second floor and it had a funky smell. I saw old furniture in the hallway. Just looked very messy and disorganzied. Although close to the interstate, there's just a gas station, welcome center, and another 1986-ish restaurant... More 

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Monroe, North Carolina, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Front desk area very cluttered and had an 'odd' smell. The room smelled 'musty' and was FILTHY! Cobwebs hanging from the ceiling, stains on the carpet, FILTHY toilet, the towels were not clean (instead of the usualy white, two of the four were dingy tan/yellow), the bed had blood stains on it and there were holes in the mattress, and... More 

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Charleston, SC
2 reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This hotel is AWFUL! As soon as we pulled up, we knew we wanted our money back. It just gets worse as you walk in. It smells like a bar full of smoke, it looks like you walk into the era of hippie 1960s decor, the beds are lumpy, the carpets are disgusting. As soon as they took our card,... More 

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