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Forty Winks Motel

1021 S State Ave, Alpena, MI 49707
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quiet, pleasant motel, great for someone who needs a place to stay while visiting or checking out the area. Very friendly reception, staff, fellow travelers. Wonderful view of the lake, and the owner was very helpful and knew the area well to help a house hunter wanting to learn about the town.

Thank Geoff S
Virginia USA
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62 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Front desk greeting, fair. Small rooms, a little dated, but clean. Did have a blocked sink, lady did come straight away with her roter router thing! A charming little place none the less. Micro/Fridge, no coffee maker. Great view/beach across the street on Lake Huron. Nice enough place to stay for an overnighter, price was right at about $70 -... More 

Thank Barbara W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I booked a room here for my family of three and was satisfied with our stay. The room was clean and comfortable, and the price was very reasonable. The motel is a stone's throw away from Lake Huron. It's nothing fancy but was exactly what we were looking for. We would be happy to stay here again.

Thank EA906
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Every year we always stay at the 40 winks when we come to Alpena. It is a well kept motel across from the beach. The rates are excellent. The rooms have all had fresh paint. The motel is close to all the excellent Lake Huron attractions in Alpena. It is a great place to stay if you making the lake... More 

Thank Mark S
Grand Ledge, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I loved the location of this motel. It was directly across the street from Sunset Park and Lake Huron. It was immaculately clean with comfortable beds. It's an older motel that is very well maintained. With the reasonable price, I give it a five!

Thank Halfpass54
New Albany, Indiana
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

For starters this place has a GREAT location right across from the beach and is a mile or so south of the city/downtown center and a little nicer and residential but still within walking or biking distance from that stuff. I really liked the location. We saw it on TA and searched it out and it was represented well and... More 

Thank DanaRod213
Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent location, we are going to return. We loved the 40 winks, and the activities to do in Alpena. Shipwreck museum and Take 5 restaurant were great! We are Recommending this to friends and family.

2 Thank Ann B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

For my wife and I the Forty Winks is perfect. Right on Hwy 23, easy to find, close to shopping and food, and right across the street from a great beach & park. Beautiful area and great if you have kids. Queen beds are comfy, room was spotless, toilet flushed and the shower worked. Fridge in room. The owner(owned for... More 

3 Thank Mike N
Zeeland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

40 Winks was an older styling room, but clean and comfy. The rooms were not real large but adequate. There was a small refrigerator in the room. No microwave. We had to go up to the office to get our coffee...but it was good coffee: ) There was a beach right across the street we could easily walk to. The... More 

3 Thank JustChillingTime
Clarenville, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

If you ever get a chance to visit Alpena, MI check out the 40 Winks Motel. Owner Christine Barnes is the best! Our school group stayed here during the 2014 International MATE ROV competition. Rooms are exceptionally clean with comfortable beds. The 40 Winks Motel is ideally situated near a beach, shopping, and plenty of places to eat. Chris and... More 

2 Thank Zepp12345
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Forty Winks Motel

Address: 1021 S State Ave, Alpena, MI 49707
Location: United States > Michigan > Alpena
Price Range: $39 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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