Found this on Kayak two days before our trip to Cedar Point. Figured we'd drive in the night before so we would be fresh for our day. We had a few different $50 options but some didn't include a continental breakfast and others added $12 for having 4 people. (Myself and three kids).
I'll start with the good points. Very nice desk clerk whom i assumed was the son of the owners/managers. Check in was simple. The room was small but clean. Seemed newly updated and the bathroom and desk area were clean. Nothing really out of place. Newer flat screen TV with plenty of channels. Pool looked nice a clean but we didn't swim. The continental breakfast consisted of coffee, juice, donuts and cereal. Nothing too extravagant but to basically give my party of four a good send off it was just right. If you require a full breakfast, head down the road to a diner.
The room smelled musty and like the cleaners they use heavily during housekeeping. Partially because the air conditioner was off and the room must have been over 80 degrees. The air conditioner was a large older, noisy wall mounted unit that worked fine and perhaps the noise kept any outside noise from bothering our sleep. I'm glad that i found this small place at a great price for the grand total of 9 hours i was using it.
To end i will say that this hotel was probably there 20 years before i first went to Cedar Point in the early 70's and with a few updates is still filling the bill. Just understand that for the money it was a great deal but don't expect a 5 star experience. Your not paying for one! If i was a poor college kid again and had to pool my money to go on vacation i would think i was a pig in mud at this motel.
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