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Novi, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason I stay here is because it is the only show in town at the moment. I usually come once a month, but because of the service, I choose to drive 2 1/2 hours away in Bay City at a different vendor. I decided to give the Ramada folks a try, seeing they recently took over, but no... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old place tries hard but the age and size is difficult to overcome. The recent renovations are like "lipstick on a pig." My recent stay had me jiggling the toilet handle to prevent it from running all night and waiting for the sink and bathtub to drain. On the up side, I do appreciate the refrigerator in the room... More 

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Alpena, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here while we were working on our relocation from the Detroit area. Lauded as Alpena's only full service hotel and based on the billboards and website we expected something on the level of Weber's in Ann Arbor. We arrived to a humid and dank hotel room with a malfunctioning A/C unit and a poorly sealed window full of... More 

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Alpena
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25 reviews
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

This all service hotel has meeting rooms, a fine restaurant, and cocktail ;lounge. It is located just north of Alpena in a quiet area. The rooms are clean, the price is right, and the staff are friendly, attentive, and prompt. There is plenty of free parking, and it is a nice and comfortable place to stay while visiting Alpena

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Elkhart, Indiana
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

Stayed several days for work. Carpets felt damp in an upstairs room. Black mold in bath and corners of ceiling. Had to flush toilet using water from wastebasket if more than 1 flush was needed. New owners now charge entire stay on card as soon as you check in. Pool was nice, water was warm and pool area was clean.... More 

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Petoskey, Michigan
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow. Not in a good way either. This room has never been dusted, or cleaned. Ants, ants, ants! And with the carpet pattern you can't see them until they are all over the walls. Had to find a blanket to put on the sofa so we could sit. Mold was evident around the Windows due to the seals being shot.... More 

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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night while in route to the u.p. I found the room acceptable for the rate I paid. Room needed a little better cleaning (hair on nightstand, squished spider on wall). The t.v. was good,. The w pool area was excellent with a working hot tub and sauna. Staff was o.k. the restaurant only had 5-8 pm... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sanctuary Inn, offers the most amenities of any Alpena, Michigan Hotel. Wireless Internet Access is only one of the free services to our guests. Our 15,000 square foot Indoor Recreation area offers the traveler the chance to relax in our indoor pool,whirlpool and sauna, to golf on our miniature golf course or apply their gaming skills in our video arcade. Our exercise room lets the traveler keep their workout regimens while on the road. The only Alpena, Michigan hotel with a restaurant and lounge on property, the traveler needs only to step down from their room to enjoy C.W.'s Restaurant serving everything from burgers to prime rib, or the Sneakers Lounge. Business travellers searching for an Alpena, Michigan hotel are unlikely to find lodging closer to their destination than the Sanctuary Inn. Ideally located in the city only minutes away from Besser Company, Lafarge Corporation, the Alpena Regional Medical Center, and Omni MetalCraft. We are the nearest to the country's newest(and only freshwater) national marine sanctuary- The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary highlights Alpena's rich maritime heritage and the greatest concentration of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. Historic lighthouses dot the lake Huron coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Alpena

Address: 1000 US 23 North, Alpena, MI 49707 (Formerly Sanctuary Inn & Conference Center)
Location: United States > Michigan > Alpena
Price Range: $67 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Alpena 3*
Number of rooms: 146
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Do not go here but there better place down the high way”
 of 5 bubbles Arrelle_2014, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
“There is only one elevator. If you have difficulty walking you might want to ask for a room close to the lobby or elevator,”
 of 5 bubbles SherryG305, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay at this unit in the summer if you might want heat in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 271alank, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“Choose an outer room away from the pool if you would like peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles KB9TEK, May 20, 2016 | Read review
“Inside on the pool is a little less quiet”
 of 5 bubbles suesX8407KQ, Feb 14, 2016 | Read review
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