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Longships Motel

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Wyoming, Michigan
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My brother and I stayed for one night and found it clean and reasonably priced, and as there were only the two of us looking for a cheap place to sleep this was adequate, although it did not have all the amenities some families would want for themselves or little darlings, lodging is all that we wanted and received!! The...

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Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This property is straight out of the 1960's but the location can't be beat. Room was comfortable and well cleaned but a bit 'cramped' for this solo traveler. Staff was very friendly and helpful from the minute I arrived. If you are in Sault Ste Marie to watch boats the Longships can't be beat. If modern accommodations and amenities are...

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2Thank GypsyRN1127
Redding, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The best thing about this place is it's directly across the street from the Soo Locks!! We saw one big ship go through the locks and saw another from our bedroom window during the night. You are on the main street and can walk everywhere to food, ice cream, shops, etc. My husband and I are from Ca. and took...

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Fowler, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stopped here on our trip around Lake Superior and were well satisfied with the accommodations. This is an older motel but the rooms were clean and the staff was great. We were supposed to receive a discount on a meal at the local restaurant and we didn't get it, but the owner went right over there and straightened it...

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2Thank Pete B
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Nice, quiet. friendly run, older 1950's style motel. Very clean room and comfortable beds, but the room is small, especially for a family of 4. No in-room coffee, however a nice mini breakfast is served, at 8:00 am, in the office with fresh fruit, juices, muffins, donuts, coffee, and hot chocolate. I woke at 5:30 am and took a walk...

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1Thank PegLegPete
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in July. This hotel has a great location to watch the freighters. The reason is hours can go by with no boat traffic and then can be many all at once. At all times of the day. Being right across the street you hear and see them at all hours of the day and night. Clean hotel. Owners...

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2Thank 3365hart
Grandville, Michigan
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We loved our stay at the Longships Motel. Very clean, cute theme, and the location was the best for boat geeks. A quick walk across the street to the lock observation deck, or even watch from the benches on the street. Owners were very friendly and provided a continental breakfast in the morning. My family and I enjoyed sharing which...

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1Thank Laura B
Menasha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Bad location compared to other hotels down the road. Supposed to have a great view of the locks only all you can see is trees. Very poor customer service with very unprofessional employees. Lots if miscommunication among staff. Don't stay here go to an other place.

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Berkley, Michigan
Reviewed 19 October 2015

this was our third stay at Long Ships location suberb directly across from the locks and within walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants, what apleasure not to have to drive and look for parking every time you go out, place is clean a/c in summer and warm as toast in colder weather, which was our time there last, only...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Located directly across from the Soo Locks and just up the street from fun shopping and restaurants. Nice clean rooms with fridge and microwave. No coffee in the room, but coffee and continental breakfast in the office. Very friendly and relaxed. We would definitely stay here again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Longships Motel

Address: 427 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1839
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Sault Ste. Marie
Number of rooms: 23
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“Room #1 has a small deck, Room 24 is closest to the office (we stayed in this room). It was clean, quiet, and close to boat viewing.”
N45IGlaurab, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all rooms clean and pleasant”
565angie, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“don't always rely on a chain motel if you can help it.”
714annp, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Room 3 was nice”
carolea491, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Beware of making a reservation online for mid-October without a Plan B "just in case".”
vwp11, 19 Oct 2013 | Read review
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