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“fishing room”(4 reviews)
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All reviewsfishing roomthemed roomsgas stationrooms are smallair conditioner worked greatfire ringtiny showermicrowave ovengreat place to stayotsego lakepost officewinter sportsmotor lodgegreat little placestate parkcoffee makerclean place
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Neat clean place to sleep. Fella behind the window was very friendly. Food and adult beverages across the road, gas station next door, and trail across the road. Easy access off of 75 and plenty of room for parking. Security cameras made me feel better...More

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Response from Bob H, General Manager at Waters InnResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your kind response. We strive to provide a clean and affordable atmosphere convenient to snowmobilers, like yourself. We look forward to you visiting us again soon! - Bob Holmes, Manager

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We stop near Gaylord every year on our pilgimage to Michigan's Upper Peninsula and have always stayed in "brand name" motels. My wife found the Waters Inn through Trip Advisor and we booked a room. That was a great decision. Our room was neat, clean,...More

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Response from HSBicknell53, Guest Relations Manager at Waters InnResponded 27 May 2017

Thanks SO Much for taking a chance on a "Mom & Pop Motel", so many people drive by and stop at a "brand name" place, because perhaps that's what they've always done. We have just 10 rooms, and we take GREAT Pride in making sure...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Its a great place to stay. When they say the "Peaceful Alternative" they aren't kidding - it really is a peaceful alternative. The best thing about the place is that it is very clean, and the management will do just about anything to make your...More

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Response from Bob H, General Manager at Waters InnResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words. We strive meet (and exceed) our guest's expectations. Please come back to our "Peaceful Alternative" soon. - Bob

Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had a great stay at The Waters Inn! Our room was perfect and the manager was very accommodating. We had our family staying there since it got a little cold outside to go camping for our kids one night and everything worked out great....More

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Response from Bob H, General Manager at Waters InnResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your positive response from your experience with us. We strive for clean, comfortable and affordable rooms. Look forward to you visiting us again in the future!

Reviewed 6 October 2017

This place was perfect for our needs, just a quick stop over. They were very friendly, the bathrooms were small but adequate. The beds were comfy, everything was neat and clean. The popcorn was a perfect touch.

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Response from Bob H, Manager at Waters InnResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you for "popping in with us", as our popcorn sticker says. We just had the new beds brought in last week, so it good to hear that they are "comfy". We hope you will come back and stay with us again!

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$108 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$108 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from HSBicknell53 | Property representative |
We appreciate your kind words, I too thought that he might be confusingly "star" ratings with customer satisfaction "bubbles".
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"All the rooms I've stayed in are clean and decorated tastefully. Local information and maps are provided."
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"No tip necessary, they are all great."
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"Great backyard area for children to play and picnic."
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"No pets allowed. Microwave and mini refrigerator provided. No ice machine."
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