The Magnuson (sorry...I still call it the Best Western) is always our hotel of choice when visiting Houghton. The staff is professional and efficient, the rooms are always clean and well maintained, and the restaurant/bar is a nice option. I appreciate the fact that the free breakfast isn't in a cramped closet of a room in some extra space near the front desk as most hotels, but it is actually in the beautiful restaurant upstairs overlooking the Portage. Sure, sometimes the service during high volume weeks isn't spot on...but you can't beat the location and the view. Carry on, Magnuson and we will see you soon.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At the gateway to the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula, the Franklin Square Inn is the only full-service hotel and conference facility serving the city of Houghton. Located in the historic downtown district near Michigan Technological University and just minutes from Finlandia University and Portage Hospital, the Franklin Square Inn offers 104 well-appointed guest rooms and deluxe suites with friendly, professional service. Even our casual dining from the 7th floor Shelden Grill and Franklin Square Tap are sure to please. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the beautiful fall colors on the Hancock hillside and the convenient access to recreational and snowmobile trails just outside their door. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Franklin Square Hotel Houghton
- Best Western Houghton
- Houghton Best Western