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Magnuson Hotel East Sandusky
Ranked #24 of 34 Hotels in Sandusky
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Stayed here for one night because we didn't feel like driving home after Cedar Point and this was the cheapest option I could find at the time. It was fine for one night but I probably wouldn't stay more. The beds were not really that comfortable and the room seemed dated. It did not seem dirty though.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

PROs: Friendly, affordable, free coffee, sports bar at the hotel for a drink/nightcap.
CONs: A little threadbare. Clean, but not quite clean enough (several hairs in the shower from the previous guest?! really?). No elevator to 2nd floor if you have heavy luggage or are in any way disabled.
Not awful. Not great. I got a great price and was only there from 10pm til 9am the next morning, so it was just fine. But not a place I'd want to spend much time in.

Room Tip: 1st floor if you need to haul luggage or are disabled. No elevator.
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Pulled in the parking lot to see a group of guys standing and drinking in the parking lot. Check in was fine. Get to our room it smelled like mildew, dogs, and cigarettes. States they have wifi, but you can't connect to it. Table in the room is so wobbly I'm afraid to put anything on it. Room is kinda clean, but you can see where they don't vacuum. Ceiling tiles are stained and loose. It has a bar, so on a Saturday there's absolutely no parking for the people that are staying here. People fighting, hanging out, and throwing bottles in the parking lot. Will DEFINITELY avoid this hotel from now on.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Midway on our road trip we chose to spend the night at Magnuson hotel, despite several negative reviews. It did not disappoint! The price was unbeatable, room large and clean, bed comfortable, manager on duty very pleasant. Recent guests complained of a bad odor. While a scent is apparent, it isn't foul. People with scent sensitivity may not care for this one aspect. In the morning they offered Mimi donuts and coffee. Morning staff were friendly. This hotel has a few perks and quirks that separate it from chain hotels, but it exceeded my expectations for a two star hotel.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We chose this hotel for a overnight stay for our cedar point . When we checked in it looked like we were the only guests there, and i understand why . When you walk in the lobby it looks very nice but thats where it ends the lobby has a strange odor the man behind the counter acted like i wasnt good enough to stay there just rude and condescending. When we got to the room there were stains on the walls , counters and bathroom door and had a different odor then the lobby but was even worse. The rooms need updated the only positive i can give this hotel is the location. All things considered i will give this place a NEVER again.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel East Sandusky

Address: 1530 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-4302 (Formerly Days Inn & Suites)
Region: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #24 of 34 Hotels in Sandusky
Price Range: S$87 - S$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Hotel East Sandusky 2*
Number of rooms: 104
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Days Hotel Sandusky
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