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Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Rooms are very small, smaller than a Microtel. Two people will feel cramped. Funky smell (really, how much does Febreeze cost?) Extremely dated, and repairs were obviously not done by professionals. Fixtures were old and cheap - including the worn-out analog TV, Nothing at all to recommend this place. Cheap, cheap, cheap... During the fall viewing season, you can pay... More 

Thank LukeNGoode595
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Very Rude owner! Called for a wake up call it was shortly after 1 am the owner answered the front desk phone (think he was sleeping he lives there) and was told it was TO LATE! What?? He refused to call and didn't! I have never been told this at a hotel or motel! He also gave me the third... More 

Thank Robin F

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Oberlin, Ohio
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The room is clean enough it is an average hotel room with a small refrigerator and a small microwave. The problem is not with the facility it is with the owner. I put some creamer in my coffee and it was all congealed so I asked him where I could dump it out he told me to take it back... More 

Thank Michelle N
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

One positive it was very very clean. The bed was so bad when you sat down the two ends would go up in the air. None of the decor matched so it wasn't inviting. The tile in the bathroom look like a two year old put it in. The same two year old painted as well. It's close to the... More 

Thank Ebeau67
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46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night (thankfully ONLY one). Room was dirty. Bathroom floor was filthy. Killed a couple of nasty looking spiders on the bed. Air conditioning ran, rather loudly, but did not seem to do any cooling. Phone system does not work for room to room calls. Room looks like it should have had a major upgrade 40 years ago. Not... More 

Thank HockeyDadMichigan
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61 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We chose this hotel on a fall drive to Traverse City. Since the traverse city, petoskey area gets very expensive during peak fall weekends, this seemed like a good option. Kalkaska is few miles between Petoskey & Traverse city and is a good place to stop by. But , not this Econo Lodge. For some reason it just not match... More 

1 Thank SunRav
Newport, Michigan
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We stayed one night here. For the price of this room, the room needed better cleaning. It had been remodeled in the past (since the 70s?) and was due for another one.A pipe in the ceiling made a noise every time the occupants upstairs turned on a faucet. We were "trapped" in our room all night because of the very... More 

Thank Rima H
Hamtramck, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stayed for one night (thank goodness it wasn't longer). The room was VERY SMALL, there was a desk chair & a chair, the shower overflowed and the drain cap was loose. They put us on the second floor (had to climb the stairs) so if we needed anything we had to "unpack" our suitcases from the trunk of the... More 

1 Thank ciociarier
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here one night while visiting Torch Lake, our room was very dingy and smokey even though there were signs posted everywhere that there was no smoking with in 20 feet of building. I wasn't going to make a big deal about it until I called the hotel 2 days later when I realized I had left some personal... More 

1 Thank Libby C
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

My rating of this hotel is in comparison to other Econo Lodges that I have stayed at (not comparing Econo Lodge to a Hilton or Four Seasons). Honestly, I was pleasantly surprised. While you could tell the hotel itself was older, the rooms had been (partially) renovated. The showers in the bathroom appeared to still be the original, but the... More 

1 Thank Dana H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Kalkaska

Address: 703 N Cedar St, Kalkaska, MI 49646-8485
Region: United States > Michigan > Kalkaska County > Kalkaska
Price Range: $68 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Kalkaska 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Building is very close to the main road, and therefore noisy. Rooms on the west side may be a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles LukeNGoode595, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel...”
 of 5 bubbles donnad117, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Sleep in your car and save the money.:-)”
 of 5 bubbles paulretherford, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Not a good choice for handicap travelers”
 of 5 bubbles MaryLeeG, 29 May 2013 | Read review
“ask for 1st floor room where you can park right in front of your room. It's easier that way for me atleast.”
 of 5 bubbles Baymont633, 24 Nov 2011 | Read review
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