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Magnuson Hotel Macon

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   2720 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31204 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
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Ranked #31 of 66 Hotels in Macon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was passing through Macon on my way to Trenton, New Jersey making business stops along the way. I got caught in a horrible rain and lightening storm and decided to stop due to traffic. I called ahead and got very easy directions as they are literally right off the interstate and everything was ready when I got there. Quick and... More

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Mill Valley, California
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183 reviews 183 reviews
49 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the suprise of the century for us. Very good price and a superb hotel room. We were blown away with how nice it was. The staff was wonderful as well. Breakfast was pretty lame but who cares with all the other pleasantries!

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Clearwater, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beds were very comfortable giving us a good night sleep. Room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was average I guess but theres a waffle house just down the street. Location of this hotel is convenient to Interstate 75. Parking lot can be a little difficult to navigate to the hotel. We felt safe there. Would return again

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140 reviews 140 reviews
80 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is on the southbound side of I-75 Macon. Hard to see entrance in the dark; its behind the Shell gas station. (They could use a gigantic sign on the top of the building facing I-75) It was previously a Holiday Inn Express fronting a strip mall. Looks like they've done quite a bit of revamping (paint & carpeting,... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It was a perfect stay. Clean comfortable rooms, great pillows, soft beds. The breakfast was probably the best free breakfast I have seen. Biscuits and gravy, pancakes, eggs, sausage, yogurt, pastries and cereal. Didn't have time to swim but the pool was nice. Worth the money for sure.

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Atlanta, ga
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149 reviews 149 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A little ways off the highway but easy to find with your gps. Friendly and helpful staff, even for meetings. Bar and restaurant in hotel and very adequate. Other food is mainly on other side of I75. I will stay here again

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Norcross, Georgia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I stayed here over night and loved it. The hotel is located right near the highway (75) and surrounded by a variety of shopping and restaurants. The hotel is kinda nestled away, but worth finding. It is very clean and neat and the staff (front desk & breakfast server) provided exceptional customer service. I loved my room, it was a... More

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Rome, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The staff was very friendly and the breakfast staff very hospitable. It's an okay place for a need, but I wouldn't recommend it for a family trip. Could be neater and cleaner. And NO FOX NEWS CHANNEL! Bathroom clean but not bright. Beds hard.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Tyson R, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay with us. I am delighted to to know that you found our staff friendly and hospitable. ​However, I am sorry that our hotel's level of cleanliness did not live up to your expectations. Your review will be used to reconsider improvements needed and I hope that you can... More

Naples, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Very strange location, in the middle of an empty strip mall. Sketchy motel next door. Not near any restaurants. That said, it is clean and friendly. I would not leave anything in the car. It is $20 less than comparable hotels in area.

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Teresa H, Front Desk Staff at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Das4545, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! We appreciate and value any feedback we can get to better improve our hotel for all future guests. Unfortunately, until renovation in the shopping center is complete and our new neighbors move in, the area does look empty. We are proud to hear that once inside,... More

Chatham, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife, two grand-daughters and I stayed here overnight heading back home from Disney. It appears that this is an old hotel that they have been "refreshing" with minor repairs and paint. Easy to get to off I-75, beds were comfortable and the breakfast was hot and well stocked. Nothing special, but nothing specifically wrong.

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Teresa H, Front Desk Staff at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you chose us to accommodate you and your grandchildren on your way back from Disney! We are happty to hear you enjoyed our hot breakfast as well! We hope to accommodate you again soon! Thank you, Lisa More

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Address: 2720 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31204 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
Location: United States > Georgia > Macon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel Macon 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Macon (i-75 And Riverside)
Holiday Inn Express Macon (i-75 & Riverside) Hotel Macon
Holiday Inn Macon
Macon Holiday Inn

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