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Garards Fort, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were here for a funeral in Topinabee and this was the perfect place to stay. It was close to the church and cemetery. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the hot tub. The breakfast was okay--they had Belgium waffles, eggs, but no sausage, toast, bagels, biscuits (and crockpot with biscuit gravy), English muffins and blueberry muffins,... More 

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Dimondale, Michigan, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hometown Inn is a nice place to stop for the night. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Our first room's a/c stopped 10 minutes after arriving and they were able to find us another room right away. The breakfast was okay. There was not much variety; limited protein source (just "military" eggs), no fresh fruit or yogurt. My husband... More 

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Thank Anita L
Plymouth, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We were headed up to Mackinaw City or St. Ignace for a last minute weekend trip and decided to stay inn Indian River. We were going to get a cabin on the river but they were already booked for the night. We stayed at Hometown Inn and found it to be a great place to stay over. The staff was... More 

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Thank Carol C
Flint, Michigan
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Four of us in two queen room and it was very comfortable. Not a very busy area but the convenience of being just of 75 made it an easy choice for us. Good breakfast and clean hotel. The receptionist was very welcoming and helpful. Reservation process was easy as we called on our way up north.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff nice comfortable beds pool and hot tub was so relaxing i really liked how after 10 it was adult swim only the breakfast was good over all it was a really nice visit i would recommend it to my friends and family visiting the area

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Lansing, Michigan
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

If you ask for a towel, the service here will be rude and give you an old ripped rag as a towel. It's not a nice fresh place you would want to stay. The service got worse from our first visit, which was just as terrible. We've gotten bloody sheets each time we stay.

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Franklin, Indiana
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Not impressed, didn't feel like a clean place and after getting home and noticing bites on family members I regret the stay. (And ended up being a very expensive say).....Pool area got very crowded when locals can pay and come use the pool even when hotel booked to capacity.

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Indian River, Michigan
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This hotel is NOT what it used to be, that's for sure. With a rude, scamming, dishonest manager, I never got passed the front desk this time. Previously, the room we had was dirty, but I thought we'd give it another try this year. Bad choice on our part. DO NOT RECOMMEND!!

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Vulcan
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86 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Hometown inn ... Great check-in with no reservations. Very nice room. Enjoyed it. Mgt helpful about restaurants. Their indoor pool looked inviting, but we didn't test it out. Weather was wet & getting foggy; we were happy to find this place. Indian River is off I-75 between Gaylord & Mackinaw City---both of which have your higher-priced lodgings. This place is... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had two rooms reserved, and asked that they be near each other. Upon arrival, one of the rooms the carpet was all wet. The couple that stayed in that room did get a new room, once they complained, but now the two rooms were not near each other. The quality of the other room was extremely poor. There was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Beautiful Indian River, close to the trails, rivers and lakes. Easy access off I-75, or M-68. Golf, kayaking and biking packages available. Free continental breakfast, indoor, heated pool and hot-tub. Jacuzzi rooms available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hometown Inn

Address: 4375 Brudy Rd., Indian River, MI 49749
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Indian River
Price Range: $92 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hometown Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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