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Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife reserved a room for us for a Friday night at a rate of $190 a night. When we got in the room the floors were sticky, the carpet was tattered and peeling in places, several holes in the wall, wall outlets that didn't work (items plugged in would literally just fall right out), the smoke detector was removed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Run down. I only stayed here because it is pet friendly and I am moving from the east coast to TX so I needed to bring the pets. Mismatched bedspreads. No fridge.No phone. Lightbulb out in bathroom. Main lamp broken. Ice machine out of ice. Austin at the front desk was nice and as helpful as he possibly could be.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lady that works at the front desk she has blond hair 17 years old told my husband that he could take our 14 year son swimming in the pool anytime he wanted. The lady that has tattoos came in the pool area and asked if we was staying in the motel and we said no we had permission to... More 

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Williamsville, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SAVE YOUR $$$$. 4 of us, along with 2 dogs arrived at 11:30 PM after a 12 hour drive. No outside lighting. No phone in room. Microwave and frig filthy. No working Wi-Fi. Doors and woodwork filthy. Walls full of holes. Spider webs. Dirty pool. Staff came to room 3X until we gave them $120 in cash for our pet... More 

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Albertville, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Let me just start off by saying, it pains me to give this place even one star. We booked a king, non smoking room. We got to our room and we were indeed in either a regular smoking room or a room that used to be a smoking room. It smelled horrible! The paint was flaking off the walls, the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I read reviews before checking in, so I wasn't expecting glitz and glamour - just a place to clean up and sleep for the night. I stayed June 5th - June 9th of 2016. Upon check-in and arriving to the room, someone was working on changing the electronic locks. There was no mention there was work being done at the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This place was awful. Not very clean. No breakfast other than toast. Really that is what I look for in a hotal. Staff never once cleaned our room or brought clean towels. We had to go to the office & ask for bath tissue paper. I would not tell anyone to stay at this hotel. Sorry but only 1 🌟... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I didn't get the room I booked. I booked a room with double beds and only got a king. Also, they told us the price is wrong online and they it was suppose to be more. It's outdated and dirty. There were holes in the walls. I won't be staying here again.

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Thank Elizabeth B
Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

No smoke detector, no exhaust fan in bathroom (wires exposed), outlets either didn't work or plugs fell out of sockets. Dead roach on the floor and another killed. Used bar of soap in tub. King suite had one towel only, no washcloths.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This was by far the worst hotel I have ever experienced. The photos on their website were of a different hotel. The hotel we stayed at did not look anything like the hotel I booked online. The sign in front of the hotel still has the name of the former hotel on it and we drove around for a few... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores is located less than two miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Fort Morgan, and within easy driving distance of Mobile, AL, and Pensacola, FL. Visit The Track, a family recreation center with go-karts, miniature golf, bumper cars and rides designed especially for kids under eight years of age. Cool off on those hot summer days at Waterville USA, boasting more than 20 acres of water slides, wave pools and floating pools. If you prefer beaches to waterparks, the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico are also nearby. The Wharf complex offers great shopping, dining and live entertainment, just a short 3 minute drive from the Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores. Visit historic Fort Morgan, which has stood guard at the mouth of Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores

Address: 3049 W 1st St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2710 (Formerly Travelodge Gulf Shores)
Location: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Price Range: $68 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Gulf Shores Hotel Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores Days Inn
Comfort Inn Gulf Shores
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