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AuSable Valley Inn

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight here in this simple but clean Inn. The room was spotless and freshly painted. Plenty of room in both the room and restroom. The bed wasn't the most comfortable but it was good. Breakfast was not healthy, donuts or muffins were offered.

Thank SRock49
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our family stayed there for our annual canoe trip we reserved 5 rooms. We checked in early before any other families had arrived and my son's room had a very bad smell (old stale smoke and B.O.). My room was fine so I went with him to check it out and there definitely was an issue with smell. He complained...

Thank Trenton19
Pinckney, Michigan
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We stayed here on a Sunday night because the relatives house we were visiting was full. Our room (205) was very clean and spacious. My wife complained that the sheets made her itchy. The heater/AC unit didn't work right. The entire unit shut off once it decided the room was cool enough and the only way to get it to...

1Thank nitroxscubadiver
Mio, Michigan
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I live in the area, have used hotel for my Daughter's wedding and when my Aunt Pat comes to visit from Chicago, never any complaints! There is not much for kids to do around here, but this hotel offers swimming and Jacuzzi for $5 on weekdays!!! I love it!!! Thank you AuSable Vally Inn!!! You are an inspiration to the...

Thank Gloria J
Cass City, Michigan
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Very friendly, very clean and exactly what we needed after a long couple of driving. Was also quiet and peaceful. We went to a motel first but terrible customer service then found this hotel, this place deserves 5 stars. We will be back again and thank you!

1Thank nicolebabb26
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

For the size of this place, the ice machine is way too small. I know this because i got in trouble for filling my ice bucket twice. It was very distasteful to be scolded for needing a second bucket of ice. They are the Ice Police . They have the place for sale i saw a for sale sign. I...

Thank E.J. Wilson C
DeForest, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is my go to place in Mio, Michigan. It is my home town and I stay there several times a year. It breaks my heart when I can't get a room there. The other choices in town are rather dismal. Not the fanciest place in the world but clean and the staff are great. I always feel like I...

2Thank Evelyn L
Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We had a family emergency and had to travel to Mio. Room was clean and pretty much what you would expect. Chair, table, small microwave and refrigerator but we did not use. TV was small (19"), which we are not used to so that was a little drawback but we weren't there for very long anyway. Had a small problem...

3Thank foxyloxy324
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This is a very basic hotel in the Mio, Michigan area. I will start with the property's good points. The biggest plus to this place is that it is CLEAN. The rooms are simple and exactly what you would expect in a normal hotel room. There is a small fridge and microwave. We reserved a room with a king size...

Thank baileybran
Northville, Michigan
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This is a non-descript hotel just off the main highway, characterized by friendly, casual management and an indoor pool and hot tub. The room was equipped with a refrigerator and a microwave which is ideal for families just completing a hiking trip. The hotel is not lavish in any way but it doesn't advertise itself in any other way but...

2Thank steve k

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 2000 the Ausable Valley Inn is the newest most modern motel in area. Most new guest respond that they never expected this modern motel with an indoor pool in a rural area like this. The motel overlooks the Ausable Valley and the Ausable River. The Ausable River is know world wide for it's trout fishing. The section below Mio is known as the "Trophy Water" because if its large brown trout. The river is also known for its canoeing and kayaking. Because approx 2/3 of the land in Oscoda County is owned by the US Forest Service and State of Michigan there are many miles of Snowmobile and Orv Trails. You can also enjoy just a long walk in mother nature and enjoy the nature sights and sounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AuSable Valley Inn

Address: 515 Lockwood Ln, PO Box 249, Mio, MI 48647-9387
Region: United States > Michigan > Mio
Price Range: $90 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“Don't waste your money or time on this place”
Trenton19, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have a Family sized room!!”
GloriaJ21, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you book a room with a king size bed, ask for one with a Lazy Boy recliner. The one in our room was very comfy!”
baileybran, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
“A room without kids next to you....they ran up and down the halls....so maybe it would not matter.”
KidBF, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“1st floor advised if climbing a problem, as no elevator, but for most this is not a problem.”
Kal-Traveler, 17 Nov 2013 | Read review
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