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Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center

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Green Bay, WI
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The housekeeping staff and servers in the restaurant are willing to help and friendly. The place is generally clean. We have stayed here 3 summers, and very little maintenance or updating has been done. Carpets need cleaning, our vanity was cracked, and several floor tiles were chipped.

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Chicago
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92 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the third summer we have stayed at the Magnuson Grand Hotel for a family reunion and it will be our last. It seems as if they have not made any improvements over the last year. We checked in on a Friday afternoon. The hallways were extremely dirty (clumps of dirt all over), paint is chipping off the walls,... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The breakfast wasn't good, but morning crew was great. The dinner crew at the resturant was NOT friendly at all very rude. Also the bartender was very nice and apologize for the waitress's been rude. Had an ok time. The Hotel could use an update, it's kind of out dated.

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We just stayed a night but were drawn to the very nice outdoor setting. We arrive just before 10 pm and it was a smooth check in. The room was fine/average. I didn't see any reviews mentioning the workout room so here it is: 1 treadmill, 1 elliptical, and 1 bike. The machines were decent and there was a tv,... More 

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Thank Saint12345
New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We were a large group and so many of us had the same experience with Megan at the front desk. She is one of the rudest people I have ever met. Why she is working at the type of job where she has to deal with customers is beyond me. She should be fired. I spoke to her on the... More 

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Sycamore, Illinois
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

First impression was not so good. We showed up 1.5 hours early and they were not ready for us. They had my cell number. Made our room a priority. Called us back for an early check in. Bonus points for that. No elevators and we are on the 2nd floor. I knew going in they had no elevators but sure... More 

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Culdesac, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I think this hotel would get 5 star ratings across the board if it were not a little bit out-dated. The halls may have been a little dirty and worn but the rooms are nice and clean and that is what makes me comfortable at a hotel. Checking-in was great, the gentleman was kind, checking-out the lady was a little... More 

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Granite City, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Great location near the interstate, park-like settling. Fun amenities: pool, air hockey, basketball/hoop game, fire pit and horseshoes. Situated next to asmall scenic lake with paddle-wheeler boat replica. Nice room, very comfy beds, generous free breakfast. Oh! WONDERFUL shower: great water pressure and plentiful hot water! What more could you ask? Will stay again!

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It's good to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit! More 

O'Fallon, Illinois
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This is not a new hotel, but it was great place to stay. It was very quiet, even though there was a pool party going on when we arrived. The staff was very friendly and attentive, the room was very clean and comfortable well decorated.

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Illinois City, Illinois
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46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This is a great hotel right off 55 between Springfield, IL and St. Louis. The hotel offers a great free breakfast with good, hot food, an indoor pool, a bar and restaurant. There's even a paddle wheel boat on a pond for a great outdoor settings and a ballroom. There's a gas station within walking distance with an attached cafe.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Elegance in a country setting" The Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center is located just 30 miles south of Springfield, IL and 60 miles north of St. Louis, MO. Each well-appointed room features free high speed internet access, which was all newly installed the first of June 2012. Visitors are encouraged enjoy a meal in the Captain's Table Restaurant or Yacht Club Lounge, take a relaxing stroll through the rock and flower garden, enjoy the sundeck, fishing pond, and experience the Carlin-Belle riverboat used for business meeting and small special events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center

Address: 19067 W Frontage Rd, Carlinville, IL 62560-5053 (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Location: United States > Illinois > Carlinville
Price Range: $78 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Grand Hotel & Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Best Western Carlinville Hotel Carlinville
Carlinville Best Western
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