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Magnuson Franklin Square Inn

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  • Excellent30%
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  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We arrived late, but the front desk staff was very pleasant! Our room was very comfortable---excellent mattress!! Our view was of the canal, which we enjoyed. It is downtown, close to the local Coffee spots. We had breakfast in the hotel restaurant, and it was...More

Thank LaVonne B
Response from tomtom60, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for your kind review of our hotel property. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. I'd like to clarify that we are not affiliated with Radisson. Our property is Magnuson Franklin Square Inn. We do not have the same amenities as...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

My mom and I were staying at our family's cottage 20 minutes outside of Houghton in July 2016 when power to most of the Upper Peninsula went out. Since we have an electric pump that brings lake water into our cottage, we didn't have any...More

Thank bltill
Response from tomtom60, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 15 October 2016

Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff and the help they able give you. I'm glad we could be of service. Jan Lubinski

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The Magnuson is right on the Portage River with a view of the giant lift bridge and Hancock across the way. Our room was large and comfortable. Breakfast was encluded which was made to order. A special delight was large original paintings on the landings...More

Thank WildflowerMama
Response from tomtom60, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 16 October 2016

Dear WildflowerMama, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Magnuson Franklin Square Inn. Our staff works hard to unsure that every guest is comfortable and pleased with their accomodations. We hope you will stay with us again should you return to our...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016

I will start this review with the fact I was given a 50% discount after I demanded it but DO NOT STAY HERE! Bloody boogers on bedspread, cobwebs everywhere, wet musty smell throughout entire hotel, the tub doesn't drain so only I could take a...More

4  Thank amc020881
Response from tomtom60, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 16 October 2016

Dear amc020881, Normally during the summer we close down our rooms that students live in during the school year. At times if our hotel rooms are completely full and other area motels full, we will rent out a student room for distressed guests at a...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Nice hotel with continental breakfast. Reasonable priced with pool and hot tub. Staff friendly able to answer any questions And in convenient place close to everything. Will definitely stay again if in the area.

Thank cobra6860
Response from tomtom60, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 16 October 2016

Dear cobra6860, Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay at our hotel. I'm very happy you were pleased with our staff, restaurant and your guests room. We hope to see you again. Jan Lubinski Owner

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$131 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$131 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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ytreiguts
5 July 2018|
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Response from rooks8027 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, you get a simple breakfast (eggs/sausage/toast) or $3 off any other breakfast. It's just something they throw in. They also give you a coupon for a drink at the bar.
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apierce1
22 February 2017|
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Response from tomtom60 | Property representative |
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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"Biggby's coffee across the street is very good!"
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"ask for a water view"
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"Get a lake view room!"
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"Ask for room on the canal side."
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