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    Magnuson Franklin Square Inn

    820 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931
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    Overview
    • Excellent27%
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    • Average25%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Houghton is bustling waterfront college town...with lots of history. Pet friendly options are limited downtown...this hotel is friendly. We had a nice view from a 5th floor room. Don't usually like hotels where an elevator is involved but his worked fine. Biggest complaint was there...More

    Thank RobertSL1234
    Response from Gary L, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded yesterday

    Thank you, Robert! Glad you had such a great stay at our place! We appreciate your feedback and want you to know that we are currently installing granite counter tops and new fixtures in all the rooms! Happy you enjoyed your meal and that our...More

    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed October 26, 2016

    We treated ourselves to a suite with a whirlpool. After raining most of the day, it cleared up when we entered the Keewenaw Peninsula, and we had a lovely view of a golden hillside across the river in Hancock. We were told we might have...More

    Thank MichiganTraveler02
    Response from tomtom60, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded October 30, 2016

    Dear MichiganTraveler02, We truly appreciate your kind review and are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Our staff works hard to make sure all goes well for our guests. We hope you stay with us again when you return to the beautiful Keweenaw. Thank you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Perhaps a little dated in design, but clean, convenient and very friendly. Make sure to grab at least a drink at the restaurant on the top floor for the nice view. Tech's campus is easily reached on foot from this location.

    Thank Timothy R
    Response from Gary L, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you, Timothy! So glad you loved your stay and enjoyed the restaurant as well! We hope you'll come stay with us in the future and check out the updates we are making to our accommodations! Best, The Franklin Square Team

    Reviewed August 9, 2017

    Room was a little run down. Needed painting and new carpeting. Was quiet and very convenient for going on day trip further north. Included breakfast. Restaurants nearby including coffee ship across the street.More

    Thank Marinerone
    Response from Gary L, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded August 10, 2017

    Thank you, Marinerone, for your feedback. We want you to know that we are currently installing granite counter tops and new fixtures in all the rooms, as well as updating the carpet. We hope you'll come stay with us again and see all the improvements!...More

    Reviewed June 1, 2017

    We always stay at the Magnus Franklin Square when we travel to Houghton. The rooms are nice, clean, staff is helpful, and the views are great. We love the fact that everything is so close by, walking distance to many of the downtown restaurants, ample...More

    Thank bill f
    Response from Gary L, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded June 5, 2017

    bill, thanks for the support over all this time! We always love hosting you for a great stay and cannot wait to see you again. Best, The Franklin Square Team

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $120 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 103
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    • Houghton
    • Also Known As
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    Yes. We do have 3 elevators in the building all of which access our parking lot. Thank you for your inquiry. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. Jan Lubinski, Owner
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