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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I paid $49.95 (fees/taxes included) for my room. I had everything I needed, except for fresh smelling air. I think the management has attempted to make the room smell better, but has over-perfumed the room. I felt like my nose was irritated by the dry, scented air. Everything else was fine. Clean comfortable bedHuge TV. Microwave, powerful hair dryer, good... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
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1,259 reviews
141 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2,357 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We needed a room for one night on a weekend. Everything in town seemed to be full. We passed this place twice, but it doesn't really look like a motel. There are two floors. We got a 1st floor room, and like other reviews state it was very basic; also, very clean. Front desk person was friendly. Beds were comfortable.... More 

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Thank tymetraveler222
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Have been staying here every time I come visit Gaylord. The rooms are very neat and clean every single time I come. The bathrooms are nice and clean and always smells nice. The beds are very comfortable. I always get good sleep. very affordable can't beat the price. I give 10 stars. -coral

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Thank Coraljc
Metamora, Michigan
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51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Room was very big and air conditioning is good and cold I'd say the tv is a 40 inch microwave, an mini fridge. I would recommend this place to anyone coming to this area! Your walking distance to pubs,restaurants,and shopping you can't beat the price

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Thank drtberry
Hampton, VA
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This motel doesn't look good on the outside, but it's very clean and in good condition on the inside. Everything looks like it's from the 70's but it's not falling apart or crusty. They keep it clean, and the room is spacious (includes microwave and fridge). The TV is huge! The only negative: they serve a "free breakfast" but it's... More 

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Thank kdominice
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A clean, quiet, and comfortable budget motel just one block from downtown Gaylord, three or four blocks from the freeway. Walking distance to local restaurants. Newly renovated rooms. Comfortable mattress. Owner is friendly and helpful. Free wi fi. Large flat screen (42"?).

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Thank Penandra P
Cassopolis
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Outside looks old and questionable but it was "squeaky clean" as advertised, with tasteful and adequate furnishings. Bed was very comfortable. Limited breakfast time and items. Easy access just off Main Street.

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Thank Joyce S
Breckenridge
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Nice hotel, great rate, Very clean, very nice renovations. Definitely will stay again!!! Chose the second floor if you don't want to hear some drunks going by, not complaining,just an observation. No fault of the owners, just location.

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Thank kcolthorp
Fairbanks, Alaska
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39 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Like many older non-chain motel the Downtown Motel is family run. The room I has was very clean. Bed was comfortable. Large flat-screen TV. Fridge. Furniture is a bit dated, but clean. AMAZING WiFi, clocked at 60Mbps download. Booked on-line, ~$60, cheaper than any of the chain places.

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Thank Canoe2Freedom
Alpena, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The room we got was very spacious and had a huge TV. The bathroom set up was my favorite part. The room was a little hot at night but there is a thermostat right in the rooms I believe. The people running the place were very nice. I would recommend it definitely if you're planning a small trip to Gaylord.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Downtown Motel

Address: 208 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1713
Region: United States > Michigan > Otsego County > Gaylord
Price Range: ₹ 3,625 - ₹ 7,455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Downtown Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Bottom floor if you don't mind some loud drunks from the bar next door. Not a complaint, just an observation.”
 of 5 bubbles kcolthorp, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't book online. Call and ask for the best price.”
 of 5 bubbles 0kd, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
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