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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

In May I reserved what appeared to be the last room available at that time at the Downtowner Motel I know I had the correct date bc I talked to the lady about how everything was full that weekend because it was Freshman move in day at Michigan Tech When we arrived yesterday to check in we didn't have a...

Thank June R
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Had a night booked for move in date for MTU. (Scheduled late as having freshman and not knowing what to expect.) Arrived late and was told that we had "booked" for the following week. Really? Why were we told we had the last room available? Double and triple checked our schedules, and no, we had it booked for that night!...

1Thank 572lancew
Delavan, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Office being remodeled - had to walk next door to lounge in rain to register. No frig. No microwave. No in-room or in-office coffee. No breakfast. Poor parking. BUT a room was available when everything else was booked. One lamp in room. Small bathroom. Seems clean enough.

Thank Zhgma
Omro, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our room had a nice bed, a new bathroom and an excellent bar and restaurant two doors down that is associated with the place. There is a nice rooftop area overlooking the bridge and water. The only drawbacks were no wifi, tv didn't work and no frig or microwave but the price is right if you can get by without...

Thank Aardvarktrail
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My husband and I stayed at this hotel during a road trip. We rolled into town and picked this hotel because of it's location. It has an awesome view of the river and you can walk to a lot of the local establishments. We walked right down the street to an excellent pizza establishment. First of all, the room we...

1Thank lakefunn
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Called Jan 25,2014 to reserve a room for Winter Carnival. Googled the number (906-482-4421) & operator said the number has changed. Called the new number (906-482-0733) and the lady said they are a motel, but they are no longer in business.

4Thank WisMomOf6
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 7 September 2013

This motel is older, but it is in a great area and it is clean. If you need the most modern facility with everything perfect, it may not be the hotel for you. It is however, quite clean and in a great location. The owners were also very friendly and personable. The price we paid made it a good value...

2Thank Tom L
Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 October 2012

My family has stayed here many, many times for winter carnival, and while it's certainly not up to the standards of a chain hotel, it has a certain charm. We usually stay in the bigger rooms that can't be seen from the main road, and they kind of feel like you're staying at Grandma's. The rooms have always been clean...

2Thank batty87
Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 3 May 2012

At the last minute on graduation weekend we had to book rooms here sight unseen for $108 per room per night. We thought we were coming to pick up our son, but turned out he got a summer internship instead. So pick-up turned into visit. First of all I am not a snob, we usually stay at the Travel lodge...

6Thank Lyn S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 12 October 2011

The hotel is in a great location so I gave this average rating (or I would have rated 2 stars). This motel is old style, rooms haven't been updated, beds were soft, TV's old. On the positive side, location is right near the bridge on the water so views were great. Your right down town so you can walk to...

1Thank LouLisa

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Address: 110 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Houghton
Number of rooms: 27
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“Upstairs room with view of water.”
 of 5 bubbles Aardvarktrail, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you need a bigger room, the ones below street level are nicer. I can't remember the room numbers but there are at least 4 down there.”
 of 5 bubbles batty87, 27 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles LynS247, 2 May 2012 | Read review
“end rooms on the river side would be a good choice. Rooms on the road side may be noisy. our room was in the middle next to the steps.”
 of 5 bubbles LouLisa, 11 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Ask for second floor and use the porch. Nice view of river.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelFan48302, 4 Aug 2011 | Read review
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