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Essexville
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Very friendly staff and very clean resort. We stayed in the king suite nice sitting area with a jacuzzi tub. Great breakfast! Great place to stay and snowmobile right from the parking lot. With restaurants close by.

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Canton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Stafford's Crooked River Lodge for the first time on a recent family ski trip. We were unhappy with the value we received at other lodges in the Petoskey area. Stafford's was absolutely fantastic! It is located VERY conveniently relative to the major ski areas in Northern Michigan during the winter, as well as all major areas of...

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Essexville
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice stay no surprises, great breakfast, everybody slept very well. Courteous employees, quite good snowmobile trail close to the lodge. We booked for next year. Yhe pool and spa arequiet and very refreshing.

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Ferndale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stayed here over New Year's weekend for a get away. We really enjoyed all the amenities like the hot tub and pool, breakfast buffet, the outdoor fire pit, and snowshoes to explore their property. The staff was friendly (they even cleared the snow off our car after it snowed overnight) and the atmosphere cozy with the game room...

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Grand Rapids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were here for 3 nights. Beautiful setting, great looking facility. Has a wonderful vibe to it like you are out in the woods. Our room was very clean with a wonderful bed. Good breakfast.

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East Grand Rapids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is always extremely friendly and helpful. The kids love the pool and the game loft. We always enjoy our stay. This year, we brought friends with us and they also enjoyed the facility. We look forward to our next stay in February.

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Kalamazoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hot vegetarian options are limited. For example, the eggs had bacon in them and another egg option was not given. This seemed rude to us as eggs are very easy to scramble or fry. We've been three times, however, and have enjoyed it very much. Hopefully, this simple fix will be addressed.

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Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in one night passing through in the summer & it was terrific so we booked 3 nights to come back and go skiing at Nubs & Boyne Mt. Spending a little more time showed us the hotel had a bit of the "Great Wolf Lodge" type of hotel to it, meaning it is great for families with...

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McClure Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great place to stay. Went snowmobiling this last trip, trail easily accessible right acrosss from the hotel. Staff were all very friendly. The hotel is very clean, warm and inviting. The outdoor fire pit, Christmas lights in the walking trail for at night, the loft with pool table, TV and games. Can't say enough good about this place....

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great night here. Beautiful place with very friendly staff. There is so much to do here that we wished we were staying a few more nights. There's a very nice pool, hot tub, fire pit, free snow shoes to explore the trails and sledding for the kids. The game room was a big hit and no, there...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stafford's Crooked River Lodge and Suites is conveniently located on US 31 just 1 mile north of Alanson and 12 miles north of Petoskey. We are also 9 miles south of the Pellston international airport. Now under Stafford's Hospitality management we have deeded access to neaby snowmobile and recreation trails and a beautiful vista of the historic Inland Waterway for every room. Newly renovated indoor pool and common areas with 40 spacious family and group friendly rooms and suites. "Your up North adventure starts here" is our promise of a unique and true experience that travelers have come to expect in this beautiful landscape we call home. Let us share our "home" with you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crooked River Lodge

Address: 6845 N US Highway 31, Alanson, MI 49706-9426 (Formerly Clarion Collection)
Region: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Alanson
Price Range: ₹ 7,367 - ₹ 12,757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Crooked River Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Crooked River Hotel Alanson
Clarion Alanson
Alanson Clarion
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“Any room you choose.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesbW6743TS, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“they did not give us an upper floor room even after requesting months in advance. they told us we could not do that.”
 of 5 bubbles hikinggussie, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think most rooms have view of crooked river and scenery.”
 of 5 bubbles carola309, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want room to spread out, get the 2 bedroom suite. It isn't that expensive at all.”
 of 5 bubbles HFLtraveler, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views of the Crooked River. 2nd and 3rd floor would be better views than the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles 336JamesT336, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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