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Painesville, Ohio
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went to check in. Hotel was dimly lighted and smelled. Lobby was filthy. Run down. We had reserved on Priceline and just lost our money. I wouldn't allow my dog to stay there let alone my family. Probably the worst hotel I've walked into. There weren't even any cars in the parking lot. It very much needs an overhaul.

1Thank threeplusadog
Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 June 2016

What a difference a couple years make. I had to stay here a few years ago and swore I would never return. But I was forced to stay on business and the other properties in town were sold out. Dreading the inevitable I went here - WOW what a difference. Yes, it's an older property and the common issues you...

Thank lawrence M
Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The pictures that they have posted on this site are made to lure you in. That this place is really nasty. They painted the front half of the hotel and when you get close you can see how they really did a cheap job painting it, missing a bunch of spots and not even painting some of the adjacent buildings....

1Thank Andrew R
Bethel, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 July 2015

My stay at this Inn was one my worst experiences. I have being staying at this hotel before the name changed and never experienced such bad service. We were not accommodated for what we previously registered for and were not offered any compensation in any way. My room was not cleaned after our first night and there was not enough...

1Thank Y M
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

The staff & management were very friendly. The rooms were very clean. My husband & I will stay here whenever we visit Williamston. The manager went the extra mile to make our stay comfortable. The cleaning staff did an excellent job.

1Thank kathrine65
Marshall, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The advertisements are all false. The "free internet" is nonexistent. The swimming pool was not in service and looked very dilapated--unlike the pictures that were promoted on the internet advertisement. I also specifically asked the person I reserved the room with if the pool was open yet and was told yes it was. The outside of the hotel basically looked...

2Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is a rundown motel that reeks of smoke when you walk into the lobby. The rooms are grubby and grim and also smell of smoke. The bathrooms are stained and wornout although there was hot water. While you can live with these deficiencies in a pinch the fact someone tried to get into our room (which was exposed to...

2Thank PMM9
Floral Park, New York
Reviewed 26 May 2014

My husband and I reserved a two night stay at the Inn at Moratac, Williamston, NC, after a representative from Hotels.com recommended it. This place is a dump. I think it's partially abandoned and I believe only one or two other rooms were occupied. I didn't feel safe and the room didn't appear sanitary at all. Mats in the bottom...

1Thank Francine J
Stow, Ohio
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Were in town for a sick relative , inspected room and it wasn't too bad but smelled , musty like mildew and maybe old smoking smell . Around the back where they would have put us it would have been quiet but strange people were wandering there . The outside of the building needed maintenance and grounds were overgrown. We...

Thank 262Dave
Maynard, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 March 2013

My husband and I stopped in Williamston recently driving from Massachusetts to MyrtleBeach. We had a great meal, a clean,quiet room, and a great breakfast at the Inn all doe under $110.00. No kidding! The inn is older, but very clean, the front desk staff is pleasant. I would recommend the Inn at Moratoc.

2Thank Linda A

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn at Moratoc Williamston, North Carolina hotel is located one mile north of the intersection at 17 and 64. 'We are large enough to meet your needs, but small enough to know your name.' We welcome travelers from near and far to beautiful Williamston NC. You will find all the charms of a small town with big adventures. Williamston, NC, has excellent weather for all outdoor ventures such as fishing, hunting and a cruise on the Roanoke River. Our full service hotel features The Moratoc Restaurant, famous for its home cooking, excellent service and banana fritters. The Sandtrap Lounge offers a full variety of mixed beverages, beer and wine. Local businesses and attractions include Penco, Martin General Hospital, Yarn Mill (Fruit of the Loom), Senator Bob Martin Ag Center, Deadwood, Fort Branch, Domtar and the Martin Community College.Nearby cities include:Greenville NC, Plymouth NC, Edenton NC, Washington NC, Tarboro NC and Windsor NC. All rooms are cozy and easily accessible for those looking for the 'down and outs.' We are your home away from home while in Williamston, NC. Stop by and stay awhile! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel

Address: 101 E Boulevard, Williamston, NC 27892-2657 (Formerly Inn at Moratoc)
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Williamston
Price Range: ₹ 4,017 - ₹ 5,053 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 110
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Inn At Moratoc Hotel Williamston
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“the higher floors are a disaster. most of them need to be maintenance.”
790ym, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay at this hotel. It is terrible.”
Z5847LDjenniferb, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be quiet, but check to see if the room was a smoking room before you get it.”
djtoohot01, 5 Sep 2012 | Read review
“I suggest trying the Hampton Inn first. Then try the Holiday Inn Express. Save the Inn at Moratoc for last.”
grayson_trout2003, 8 Jul 2012 | Read review
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