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Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Well to start this off..I'd sleep in my truck before I sleep in this place. When we got there they could not find our reservation so after about 30 mins they found a room to put us in then they tell us that they only have one hard copy key so we would have to get the key from the...

6Thank Bduvic
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Worst hotel experience in a long time. Apologize for the long review but it was a long experience. Issues started when we couldn't find the hotel because the sign is still for Travelodge. Called the hotel to try and find them and got a very short, rude answer that it was the Travelodge. Check-in process was terrible. Right after I...

7Thank michele w
Gautier, Mississippi
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This is the absolute worst place I have ever, ever stayed. The experience was bad from check in to my early check out because the hotel WAS so horrible and the manager' "Johnny" was a class A jerk and terrible human being to boot. First off, the hotel doesn't even have the right name on it, Travel Lodge is on...

4Thank Myrian C
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My boyfriend and I decided to take a last minute spring break trip to Gulf Shores and this was the only option close to the beach that was still available. I booked through the "Magnuson Inn and Suites" website, I got a great price for a king size room with a whirlpool. We arrived in town about two hours early...

5Thank daniellecc601
Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

I have to come to Gulf Shores quite often and this is the only hotel I will stay with. The staff is always so nice and the manager always goes above and beyond to make my stay absolutely perfect! You could stay on the other side of the bridge and pay double but why would you? (

1Thank Christine C
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I booked this hotel through BringFido.com since we were taking our dog with us. There are a limited number of hotels that allow pets and this was one of them - and the 'best value' since we were going over Labor Day weekend. I can't even say "you get what you pay for" because it isn't true it this case!...

4Thank Sandy B
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 28 July 2014

This hotel is no longer a Travelodge, but a Magnuson Inn. The carpets were so dirty our feet were black from walking on them. We did not have a key to our room because the outside lock was broken. It did lock from the inside. Bathroom was moldy. Bugs were crawling on the walls. The breakfast was pitiful.

3Thank BreezyQ
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 July 2014

My family and I are actually just leaving this location. Here's the rundown...online, this hotel is named Magnuson Inn and Suites, and there are two locations in Gulf Shores (this is the 3049 1st address) The place was cheap, around $250, with the use of a 10% off promo. We were looking for somewhere to lay our heads on our...

5Thank TishTurnerLA
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We arrived at the hotel Jul 7th to find leftover turkey sandwich meat in the refrigerator, and the frige didn't close. There was no shower curtain, therefore water went everywhere. There was mold and peeling paint in the bathroom. The carpet was so dirty it turned your feet black. The microwave was rusted inside. Had to plug in lamps to...

4Thank VirginiaKerr1971
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We wanted to stay experience Gulf Shores on our way to FL so we decided to go economical for the night but what a mistake that! Recent reviews about how filthy this hotel is are dead on and very accurate. The hotel booking was listed under the Magnuson Inn but upon arrival the Travel Lodge sign still remains!??? Once we...

4Thank Reconryan

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  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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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: RM254 - RM664 (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
“Never choose this hotel.”
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“Stay away from this hotel period.”
 of 5 bubbles Reconryan, 26 Jun 2014 | Read review
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