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Magnuson Hotel Macon

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2720 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31204 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Greensboro, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Maybe it was the room, we were on the first floor, but there were Roaches in the bathroom, and Roaches crawling on the walls and ceiling of our room. The tub was full of water and didn't drain. We were exhausted just needed to sleep a few hours. We slept in our clothes and left as soon as possible. DON'T... More 

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Teresa H, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear MariannaWorldExplore, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. We use our reviews to not only show other travelers what we have to to offer, but to also correct any problems or mistakes and make changes where needed. While we have never had any complaints of roaches and have not seeen them ourselves before,... More 

Columbus, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Our experience at the Magnuson was great! The cost was MINIMAL and it was just what we needed - a place to stay while in Macon watching a baseball tournament. The hotel is clean, the staff is extremely friendly and helpful, the room was quiet, the bed was comfortable and it was overall a great experience. We'll definitely stay here... More 

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Teresa H, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We were very pleased to read your review of our hotel! Thank you for taking the time out of our day to tell us how you felt about your stay. We are also proud to hear that we met your expectations and price budget! We hope that you will visit us again when you come through town,... More 

Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

As good as a capable $3-$7 bottle of wine is a hotel/motel that does a fine job of getting the basics right at a superior value. To be clear, my ratings are reflected on those expectations, not in comparison to places like The Four Seasons. This is the category of hotel I use when I am going to be spending... More 

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Teresa H, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are are so happy to hear that our hotel met all of your expectations and at a very pleasing rate as well! Comfort, price and relaxation are just as important as the little extras you find when you stay with us! We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Lisa- Front desk More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I travel to Macon 2-3 times a year and am still looking for the preferred hotel. This wasn't it. It popped up in a search and had amazing reviews. From the picture I couldn't place it but it was a great price and was willing to give it a go. When I pulled up I was extremely apprehensive. I believe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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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224 reviews 224 reviews
50 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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Teresa H, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, The staff here at the Magnuson Hotel Macon was very proud when they read your review. We make sure each department shares our reviews with each team member. They were all happy to hear you were "blown away" and felt a sense of pride in their jobs! It's guests like you that make us proud of what... More 

Clearwater, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
44 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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Teresa H, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Satisfied Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review of your stay with us! Comfortable beds are a MUST when getting a good night's sleep on a trip. We are happy to hear that our easy access location was a plus as well! We hope to see you again in the future! Thank you,... More 

Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
98 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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Teresa H, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear minniemae, Here at the Magnuson Hotel Macon, we do in fact do quite a bit of "revamping" to keep our hotel looking nice, clean and up to date. This includes of course, the quality of our showers! We are happy yo hear that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for great review! Thank you, Lisa- Front desk More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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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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Teresa H, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Satisfied Guest, Thank you for taking time during your road trip to tell us about your great stay here! Our free hot breakfast is a plus when traveling and our newly added waffle machine is always a hit! We hope that if you come back through, you join us again at the Magnuson Hotel Macon! Thank you, Lisa- Front... More 

Atlanta, ga
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231 reviews 231 reviews
30 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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HIEXMACON, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear William S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. Our friendly and helpful staff are always here to assist you with all of your hotel needs. We look forward to accommodating you again in the future. Sincerely, Melonie Watson More 

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