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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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O'Fallon, Illinois
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Pricing discussed on phone vs at hotel were different, not enough for me to complain and make a scene but enough for a star off. Room was musty and A/C didn't work at all, switched rooms and second room was worse, A/C worked but it took a couple hours out of the room to get it to an appropriate level... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Wedding/reception booked at Hotel. Prices were verbally ironed out, multiple email requests immediately and weeks following for paperwork outlining discussed prices. Received multiple excuses but no paperwork. We booked hotel over six months before wedding, finally received paperwork less than one month before wedding with prices double what were discussed. If this is how they do business then I will... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If I could give it more than 5 stars I would. Have stopped at this hotel many times over the past 25 years. It is a wonderful place to visit, in a very quiet and peaceful setting. The rooms are spacious, clean and feature incredibly comfortable beds and linens. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. The restaurant offers great... More 

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

We had a family reunion at this hotel and it worked out really nice. The kids had fun in the pool. We had use of the boat for the day and it was nice that there was AC on the lower half since it was hot out. The food at the Captain's table was good. We had fun at the... More 

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Metropolis, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were attending a funeral in the area so my husband and I booked a room at this hotel. We were happy with our stay. There are places to walk around the outside and a pond with ducks. I got my exercise out there on getting up in the morning. Our room was clean and breakfast was good. Everyone from... More 

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Westmont, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I'd stay here again. Room was nice and big. Bed was comfortable. Restaurant's food was good. The bartender/server, I wish I could remember his name, was outstanding. My wife and I had been on the road for quite a while, saw this place and stopped. Turned out to be a good decision plus there are two very big antique malls... More 

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Pana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The Magnuson Hotel & Conference Center near Carlinville, Illinois is a good place for my yearly family reunion. Therein, family members from several states gather Friday through Sunday in mid-summer. We reserve a block of rooms at a lower rate, have ample gathering places ranging from the foyer to an open area near the bar, and poolside, along with the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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 (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Location: United States > Illinois > Carlinville
Price Range: $79 - $103 (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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