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    Magnuson Franklin Square Inn

    820 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931
    (906) 662-9040
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    USD 140*
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    Traveller (28)
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    • Excellent27%
    • Very good38%
    • Average25%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “top floor” (10 reviews)
    “free breakfast” (15 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 April 2016

    We had a city-view double room right on the corner. It was very nice to have windows on two sides. The room was nice and big although the furniture is a bit older. The beds were comfortable and the views out to Portage Lake and...More

    Thank Rjh8115
    Reviewed 21 March 2016

    The staff is A+ and really helpful, but the hotel and furnishings are a little tired and dated. Breakfast and drink coupons were a little bit of a hoax. The hotel management didn't plan accordingly for Preview Weekend at Michigan Tech; they were understaffed and...More

    Thank Wrightbythesand
    Reviewed 19 March 2016

    Rooms are good sized, beds good, free breakfast at restaurant was fine. Parking was a little tight on a Saturday night. Get a room that faces Portage Lake/Canal on the north side of the hotel: very nice view of the Isle Royale Voyager III ship,...More

    1  Thank T-RexFromTheVille
    Reviewed 20 January 2016

    The Magnuson (sorry...I still call it the Best Western) is always our hotel of choice when visiting Houghton. The staff is professional and efficient, the rooms are always clean and well maintained, and the restaurant/bar is a nice option. I appreciate the fact that the...More

    2  Thank jsc0tt
    Reviewed 1 January 2016

    I was expecting this place to be more expensive because of the location, but it was under $100 a night. We got 2 drink tickets to use in the upstairs bar and breakfast coupons as well. Good value. Dog friendly. Will stay here again. The...More

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    • Pool
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • USD 120 - USD 158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Location
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    • Michigan >
    • Upper Peninsula >
    • Houghton
    • Also Known As
    • Franklin Square Hotel Houghton ,
    • Best Western Houghton ,
    • Houghton Best Western
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    22 February 2017|
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    Response from tomtom60 | Property representative |
    Yes. We do have 3 elevators in the building all of which access our parking lot. Thank you for your inquiry. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. Jan Lubinski, Owner
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    "Ask for room on the canal side."
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    "Rooms on the canal side have the best views"
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    "I was on the canal side. The heater in the room was a bit loud for my taste."
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    "Quiet room with a very comfortable mattress"
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