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Northern Traveler Motel

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Essexville, Michigan
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My family and I stayed for 3 nights t Northern Traveler. Couldn't have asked for more for the money. It wasn't expensive, therefore not a lot of frills but we had ample space and it was clean. It suited our needs very well. I have high standard of cleanliness and I was more than pleased. The owners were friendly and...

Thank aholzhei
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I stayed 4 nights here on my last trip and it was peaceful. good rates for a good room. I'm not moving in or living there so it worked out fine, if your in and out all day it will work out fine. I mean really, I have more to do out of the motel and all I'm doing is...

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Prior to arriving at the Northern Traveler Motel I had checked out their website and read user reviews on this site. I have stayed at mom and pop places before so I was expecting a clean, no frills room in desperate need of renovation. However, there were a few things I wasn't expecting. For example, their website reads, "beach access"....

2Thank Patricia T
Southgate, Michigan
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Going for a stay of a couple days in Oscoda, MI I asked a friend who lives there to suggest a place. I was directed to the Northern Traveler and was more than pleased. I didn't need fancy just clean, and that is exactly what I got. Comfortable bed, good water pressure, cable TVa couple of chairs, a table &...

2Thank Decisions13
Newport, Michigan
Reviewed 4 November 2013

This is a cute little mom-and-pop type motel right in the heart of Oscoda. The rooms are extremely clean. The beds are comfortable and all of the rooms have a mini fridge and a microwave. The only complaint I have is that the ice machine was not working - there was a sign in the office that said "No ice...

Thank dmm316
Belleville, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We spent two night at the Northern Traveler. It's nothing fancy but it was clean, and the bed was comfortable. The price was also right at $58.00 including tax. The owner Ed and staff were very friendly. We slept very well with no noise problems.

1Thank Sher C
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Compared to the riptide motel in tawas this motel was clean the people who run it were really nice the beds were actually comfortable the bathroom was good size spacious rooms i would stay there again

4Thank catherine8166
Lansing, MI
Reviewed 13 August 2011

We stayed at the Northern Traveler on the same weekend as the Au Sable Canoe Race and were really suprised that we were able to get a room. The room price couldn't be beat: $58! The rooms are simple, but clean; older, but maintained. This isn't a place to stay if you need luxury. It's a really simple mom-n-pop. We...

4Thank MrsBug
Reviewed 20 July 2009

We headed to East Tawas for their 4th of July celebration. Unfortunately we'd forgotten to call ahead to our favorite motel there (The Bambi), and they were full. We decided to give the Northern Traveler a shot. It's an old style motel. Nothing fancy at all. We had one of the rooms that jut out (you'll see what I'm talking...

2Thank Roadside_US

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned, operated and oriented. Park like setting, Gas/charcoal grilles. Boat & trailer parking. Pet friendly (additional fee). WI-FI ! Open year 'round. Approximately 1 mile from Wurtsmith's Main Entrance. In room phones w/ voice messaging system / incoming, direct dial extension (auto attendant), drip coffee-makers, microwaves and refrigerators. Free local calls, HBO/Cable TV. Extended stay pricing available. STS and contractor friendly! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northern Traveler Motel

Address: 5493 North US 23, Oscoda, MI 48750
Region: United States > Michigan > Oscoda
Price Range: $68 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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