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Plaza Hotel and Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   201 N. 17th Ave., Wausau, WI 54401 (Formerly the Ramada Inn)
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Ranked #10 of 10 hotels in Wausau
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pros and cons of this hotel are as follows: The pool area is outstanding and I found the staff to be friendly. The rooms are dated and the sink is outside of the bathroom, so if you get up earlier that someone else in the room, there is the light on waking the other. Also, for some reason the... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here in March. Had to slam my door to close it and felt as if I stepped through a time machine when we walked into the room (and not in a good way). Seriously old bed frames, outdated bedding, a bathroom with just a shower and tiolet (the sink and counter space are located outside of the "bathroom")... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We checked out a couple of hours after checking in. The smell of Pinesol and ammonia was causing headaches. The room was dark and dreary - very old. There was a bare pipe running the length of the room near the ceiling. When we complained about the odor at the front desk they said it was because of the pool... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Ok, here's the deal... we needed a hotel in Wausau, but EVERYTHING was booked. Even the crappy Days Inn. BUT there were plenty of rooms open at the Plaza. We booked it. THEN we consulted Trip Advisor to see how awful the reviews were. We considered canceling and staying in another city nearby, but decided to just check it out... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I was a little worried to stay at the property from all the previous reviews. But that's why I like to experience things for myself. The good: The hotel is clean. The lobby is very nice. It is in a good location with nearby grocery. The two girls working 2nd shift at the desk ( I can't remember there names,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival, the hotel looked ok from the outside. When entering you have to walk through a maze to even find the front desk. When we found it, we were promptly greeted and assisted by Robert (who was completely wonderful!) Only to find out they screwed up the reservation. Robert did his best to accommodate, he just needed assistance from... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

We checked in to find out there was an error with our reservation. Front desk clerk was helpful but needed approval. He called over a woman from sales who was in a meeting, believe her name was pam. Anyway she came over with a nasty attitude threw her arms up and said whatever. What a buzzkill on a friday vacation... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We checked in for an convention. They definitely handed the number of people except on Friday for lunch...short staffed at restaurant. Our room was in the tower. The bed was comfy. New tv and good frightened. However the bathroom is dated but clean. The ceiling indicated water damage and not just in our room 605 but also in 600.

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Boulder Junction, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

My husband had to have back surgery so I spent several nights at this hotel. The Whirlpool room was wonderful! It was very roomy and had a mini refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, coffee maker and hair dryer. The staff at check in (Heather) is an absolute delight and Rebecca and Rod are wonderful too. General manager Vicki Davis,... More

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West Bend, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Dirty room. Two lights in the room did not work. We had to get five new key cards because each time we tried to get back in the room the door would not open. The door had to be slammed to close, so did all the other doors from other guests. It was a slamming door fest. The ceiling leaked... More

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Address: 201 N. 17th Ave., Wausau, WI 54401 (Formerly the Ramada Inn)
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Wausau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Plaza Hotel and Suites 2.5*
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