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Sai Hotel & Convention by Magnuson-Alexandria
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2301 N MacArthur Dr, Alexandria, LA 71303 (Formerly Baymont Inn and Suites Alexandria)   |  
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Ranked #7 of 20 Hotels in Alexandria
Tulsa, OK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

My family stayed here for a funeral in May, 2013. We had 3 double queen rooms that were basically clean. This hotel is best described as average. It was adequate for our needs, but definitely nothing special. The beds were firm and the sheets seemed clean (except for the mattress pad that was stained and looked like it hadn't been changed in quite a while). There is a sign prominently displayed on the room doors stating that the rooms had been "inventoried" and that I would be charged for any missing items - yet, the room only had 3 bath towels (in a room for 4 adults) and the ice bucket was missing. The TV worked occasionally at best. I called down to maintenance and they sent someone up to change out the cable, however this did little to fix the problem. Turns out they were having trouble with the satellite, but just remarked that it "happens" sometimes and made no apologies or attempts to fix it. The breakfast was sub-par. There were few items available and the ones that were available were fairly tasteless. I would only stay here again if I got a really good price and it was for a very short time.

Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

It was late we called the counter person gave me room rates and availability regardless of the fact that she was helping others also! Great job! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had to visit Alexandria due to a family emergency and we were very glad to find this hotel. It was very quiet, the property was nice, the staff was very friendly and helpful. The young man that helped us check in was awesome and he even brought us a microwave to our room so that we could warm our food from the Cajun Landing that night .The room was clean and the bed was comfortable which was a great end to a hectic day:)

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sherry K, Manager at Sai Hotel & Convention by Magnuson-Alexandria, responded to this review, May 30, 2013
Thank you for your recent stay at our hotel and for taking the time to write your nice comments. We appreciate you and hope to see you back soon!
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Additional Information about Sai Hotel & Convention by Magnuson-Alexandria

Address: 2301 N MacArthur Dr, Alexandria, LA 71303 (Formerly Baymont Inn and Suites Alexandria)
Location: United States > Louisiana > Alexandria
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 20 Hotels in Alexandria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sai Hotel & Convention by Magnuson-Alexandria 2.5*
Number of rooms: 183
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sai Hotel and Convention by Magnuson-Alexandria is 5 miles from the Alexandria Airport, and offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. Kent Plantation House and the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center are within 2 miles of the Magnuson Hotel, and the Alexandria Zoological Park is 3 miles. This pet friendly hotel offers a free breakfast, outdoor pool, hot tub, exercise room, and guest laundry facilities. Other hotel amenities are free wireless internet access, full service business center, and free parking. A maximum of 2 pets, up to 40 lbs each are allowed for a fee of $25 per pet, per night.This facility offers over 33,500 square feet of flexible state of the art meeting and event space offering detail oriented professional creative talent to ensure a successful event. An on-site Banquet and Catering staff is willing and ready to serve you.All 171 rooms are furnished with comfort in mind, with standard amenities of free wi-fi, free local calls, coffee maker, hair dryer, mini fridge, cable TV, alarm clock radio, iron and board, air conditioning, and electronic door locks. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Baymont Inn And Suites Alexandria Hotel Alexandria
Baymont Inn Alexandria
Alexandria Baymont Inn

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