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Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores

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Tulsa
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Worse hotel I have ever stayed at. Some of the staff was wonderful but to many problems for them to over come. This is all on the owner. Refused the first room due to strong smell of mold and asthmatic. Holes in wall and black mold on walls and bathroom. Looked at second room was better than the first but... More 

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

the room was non smoking but still smelled like cigarettes. the door was messed up and we had to get an attendent to unlock the door for us everytime we needed in. we had to ask for pillows. none of the lamps had light bulbs. the light in the bathroom didnt work. we told them it was busted and they... More 

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Hamilton Ms
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here! Staff seemed to only be 1-2 people but they were great! It was clean and the kids enjoyed the pool.Breakfast was available as well. They loved the game room. It was very close to everything and seemed to'be a good safe area.

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2 Thank Kristle C
Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Hotel name has not been changed. I had to call them. My room seemed clean and smelled ok. Furniture and bedding have seen better days. No pillow cases on badly stained pillows. I had to go to desk twice to get them. I double cased pillows and double sheeted my mattress. Lamp fell over anytime I touched it. Wall sockets... More 

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2 Thank Dissappoined
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel 4 nights 5 days , while this hotel needs improvement the staff made up for this , their accommodations made our stay possible . Kudos to Susan (mgmt) she was wonderful , accommodating and helpful and it was obvious she was a hard worker . The problems seem to extend to the owner and their... More 

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2 Thank jennywardjennyward
Morrison, Tennessee
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

I have read the reviews before we booked, but thought it could not be that bad. I was wrong and everything people post about this Hotel is true! The first thing that threw me off was the name of the hotel (Travel Lodge) is the name you see when you first get there and your like is this the right... More 

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Litchfield, IL
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

We made a reservation with Magnuson on line on Mar 7 for our stay on May 29-Jun 2 in Gulf Shores. when we got there they did not have our reservation. We had the confirmation number and receipt. They were booked and did not have a room. they finally found us a room that was a dump! Our reservation was... More 

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5 Thank joealan
Brandon, Mississippi
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Reviewed 1 June 2015

I booked this slum through Hotwire and man did I get the shaft, where to begin? Check in was slow and no one in the staff seemed to care or be in any hurry to do anything. The room stunk and we had a lamp in our room that looked as though it came out of the trash. Carpet was... More 

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3 Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We booked a trip for Memorial Day weekend and just wanted a room on the cheap for a few nights. It's way overpriced for the quality. It's in an excellent location, but that's all it has going for it. Our room had a wet floor, smelled musty, bathroom smelled like bad B.O. Mold on bathroom ceiling, hole in front wall... More 

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2 Thank kcaswell
Las Vegas
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I 100% understand that you get what you pay for and we booked this hotel over a festival weekend however this place should be condemned! I could tell we had made a huge mistake when we had to call the hotel because they had rebranded and we didn't know where we were. Magnuson Inn, Days Inn, Travel Lodge? Who knows,... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores is located less than two miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Fort Morgan, and within easy driving distance of Mobile, AL, and Pensacola, FL. Visit The Track, a family recreation center with go-karts, miniature golf, bumper cars and rides designed especially for kids under eight years of age. Cool off on those hot summer days at Waterville USA, boasting more than 20 acres of water slides, wave pools and floating pools. If you prefer beaches to waterparks, the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico are also nearby. The Wharf complex offers great shopping, dining and live entertainment, just a short 3 minute drive from the Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores. Visit historic Fort Morgan, which has stood guard at the mouth of Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores

Address: 3049 W. First Street, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (Formerly Travelodge Gulf Shores)
Region: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Price Range: RM222 - RM480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Gulf Shores Hotel Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores Days Inn
Comfort Inn Gulf Shores
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“Do not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles AWG066, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Don't ever stay here!!”
 of 5 bubbles joealan, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles markhB6876VQ, 31 May 2015 | Read review
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