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Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Marquette
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights in January and enjoyed the hotel very much. We liked the view of the lake. The room was quite large and the bed very comfortable. The service of the hotel was very friendly. We enjoyed the pool both days and the hot tub was nice after cross-country skiing. We were surprised by the fabulous and free breakfast as well as free cookies later in the day. We came from Chicago to snowshoe and cross-country ski. We loved that the local university rents equipment to the community for very reasonable prices.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Reed B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2014

Thank you for your kind words. I’m glad you got to experience our fantastic fitness center and so many of our other great amenities. We look forward to your return.

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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Two years old, but it still looks new. The fitness center is excellent and large for a hotel; with free weights, multi use weight machine, treadmills, and cycles. Very clean would be the number one phrase I would use to describe everything! My room had an excellent view, excellent size TV, nice clean bathroom, and comfy beds. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Restaurants are a perfect distance away, in my opinion, about a half mile which makes for a beautiful lakeshore walk, weather permitting.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Reed B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2014

Thank you for posting such a lovely review. We are very proud of our new hotel and we take great pride in providing the best possible service, in a clean comfortable setting. Your comment will be shared with our entire staff. We appreciate your business and look forward to your return.

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Reviewed March 10, 2014

One of the Best Hampton Inns ever!!! I travel a lot and stay in many different hotels across the country but this Hampton Inn is a must stay if you are in the area! The room was very nice and the fitness center was great.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Reed B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2014

Hello, my name is Reed Benton and I am the General Manager at the Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront. Thank you for your kind words. Our staff takes great pride in providing a enjoyable stay. Your kind words will be shared with our entire staff. Thank you again for a great review and congratulations.

Sincerely,
Team Hampton

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Reviewed March 6, 2014

I was extremely happy with our stay at the Hampton Marquette. The hotel was beautiful and well maintained. The staff was friendly, down to earth and genuine. The only down side is I payed for my hotel room with reward points from my credit card, otherwise I most likely wouldn't have stayed there due to the price. The hotel is by far the nicest in the area. I most definatley would stay again if the room price was a little more affordable. However, the location was perfect and the view was fantastic. We stayed on a weekend where temps were double digits below zero. So a shuttle van would have been very much appreciated to travel to local restaurants. But, there are some very nice restaurants and breweries within 4-6 blocks. Overall, very happy with out stay.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reed B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review about our hotel. We appreciate your business and we look forward to your return.

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Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is an outstanding property. We stayed at this property for two nights and it was simply perfect. The fact that it's pretty new undoubtedly adds to its appeal, as the rooms and common areas don't show the largely unavoidable signs of age that affect hotels over time. But it's not brand new and it's clear that the staff work very hard to keep things in immaculate shape and to keep customers satisfied.

Our room faced Lake Superior (the property sits right on the lakefront) and was as clean as a room could possibly be. The pool and hot tub area was likewise perfectly maintained and we enjoyed our time there and in the adjacent fitness room.

Breakfast was considerably better than average for a Hampton, with the usual offerings but also hot and regularly restocked cinnamon rolls that were delicious. There's a beautiful dining area with both indoor and outdoor lakefront seating. Of course not all hotels have the geographical good fortune to be able to offer such a feature, but this Hampton makes the most of the fact that it can, and it's definitely an eye-catching "wow" feature for guests, whether they want to sit down for breakfast or just sit and look out at the water some other time of the day.

The front desk staff were friendly and helpful. We look forward to staying again the next time we're in the area. We found the hotel to be the best place we stayed on a lengthy summer vacation, easily beating out - among other places - one of the allegedly "premium" places on Mackinac Island that cost more than three times as much. It's a gem.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Reed B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2014

Thank you for your review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your stay. We take great pride in providing the best possible service, in a clean comfortable setting. We’re delighted that you were able to utilize so many of our fantastic amenities. Your thoughtful comments will be shared with our entire staff. Thank you again and we look forward to your return

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Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is very clean and welcoming. The staff is friendly and remembers their regular guest. When staying for multiple nights tge breakfast is never the same which is great by the way! I love it everytime I come. The only place I will stay while visiting my family in Marquette.

Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Reed B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our on the house hot breakfast. We appreciate your business and we look forward to your return to the Marquette area.

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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Nice hotel and view of lake. Good breakfast and clean rooms. Hotel is a short walk to downtown resturaunts and shops and would be nice during the summer...we visited in the deep of winter although it's still beautiful during that time of year

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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Reed B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay. It is always great when our guests share their experiences with others. We are thrilled that you we able to enjoy historic downtown Marquette and our well appointed rooms. Our staff takes great pride in our hotel and we do all we can to create a great experience for each of our guests. We appreciate your business and we look forward to your return to the Marquette area.

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Address: 461 S Lakeshore Blvd, Marquette, MI 49855-4624
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Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Marquette
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Marquette
Price Range: $169 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront is located on the shore of majestic Lake Superior and just steps away from historic Downtown Marquette. Discover shops, restaurants, museums, and a variety of entertainment and outdoor activity options nearby. Our central location is a perfect fit for both business and leisure travelers. We’re minutes from Northern Michigan University, Marquette General Hospital and the Upper Peninsula Medical Center. ... more   less 
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