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Crooked River Lodge

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crooked River Lodge is an absolutely beautiful place to stay with great amenities and a wonderful staff of extremely friendly individuals who are eager to make your time with them pleasant and memorable. Very friendly! The rooms are extremely comfortable, the indoor pool and whirlpool are a great way to relax after a full day of activity. In the afternoon... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We came to visit the Petoskey area but didn't want to stay where all the other tourists do so we chose something a little out of town and are very glad we did. The facility is very nice, clean, and the staff friendly. We enjoyed our view from the balcony and the ability to open the door and get fresh... More 

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Mason
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This place is a real deal for the price! But beyond pricing, there was so much to do. We had a reservation for one night while traveling through the area. We liked this lodge so well, we tried to cancel the following night's reservation and stay a second night at Crooked River. It is in a better location (for touring... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We have visited Upper Michigan 5 times in the last year and a half, and this is our favorite place to stay. - - There is plenty of room to 'spread out' - - an outdoor firepit, a lobby with huge fireplace, spacious dining area, places to sit with couches & chairs on each floor, trails to walk, huge acreage.... More 

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Oscoda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Very nice, relaxing place. All rooms have a balcony overlooking a pretty setting. Ice tea and lemonade are available thru out the evening, along with popcorn. Walking trails are on the property. Or walk to the quaint town of alanson. Rooms have some character , which is a nice change of pace. Have many areas for sitting and talking. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

This is relaxing at its best. We needed to relax and we The hotel is owned by a local hotel family and the pride shows. The price was great and well worth the money. The lady at the front desk was very friendly and explained everything to us in detail. I like details. The room was very clean, well kept... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We have stayed at the Crooked River Lodge several times now, and always look forward to going back. It has a wonderful atmosphere/decoration of the Northwoods, and the river is right out back for a beautiful setting. Truthfully, the rooms could use a little freshening up (wallpaper peeling in some places, couches a little tired), but overall it's honestly a... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at the lodge several times. Each time the staff has been friendly and has gone above and beyond to make sure your stay is enjoyable. They even clear off the snow from your car and shovel the snow away from around your car. The pool is open 24hr and and they have a lovely lounge and game... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We stayed here with a group of 14 women on our annual ski trip. We had several rooms with varied occupancy from 2 to a room to 4 to a room. The rooms are spacious and nicely appointed. The beds were comfortable and there were ample towels for the 4 in our room. We were on the main floor so... More 

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Burt Lake, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Not many realize that when it comes to real value, family fun and gracious service, performed by genuinely friendly personnel, that we have one of the very best - right here in our own backyard. The reason that it isn't more widely known? Actually, it is! It's just that those of us who actually live here do not usually stay... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stafford's Crooked River Lodge and Suites is conveniently located on US 31 just 1 mile north of Alanson and 12 miles north of Petoskey. We are also 9 miles south of the Pellston international airport. Now under Stafford's Hospitality management we have deeded access to neaby snowmobile and recreation trails and a beautiful vista of the historic Inland Waterway for every room. Newly renovated indoor pool and common areas with 40 spacious family and group friendly rooms and suites. "Your up North adventure starts here" is our promise of a unique and true experience that travelers have come to expect in this beautiful landscape we call home. Let us share our "home" with you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crooked River Lodge

Address: 6845 US 31 N, Alanson, MI 49706 (Formerly Clarion Collection)
Location: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Alanson
Price Range: $131 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Crooked River Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Crooked River Hotel Alanson
Clarion Alanson
Alanson Clarion
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