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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Wow. Great location. Right next to the casino. If you want to spend a restful night this is not the place to stay. Trains running by most of the night across the street and the whistles were very loud. My wife was not happy that I picked this hotel to stay at. Drove home early in the day just to...

Thank nscaler
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Otherwise find another place. Noisy, dirty. No safe. No fridge. Small. They have a shuttle to Casino but if you walk it is a good hike since the closest entry is fenced off and across a field that was muddy with no sidewalks. No slots in this building. And no lifts and no one even offered to help with luggage....

Anadarko, Oklahoma, United States
Reviewed 27 January 2014

I was in town with my family for a powwow at the Choctaw Event Center and this lodge was pretty close. I was a little unsure where the motel entrance was from the road. In years past, I had driven through the casino/grand hotel parking lot to get to the lodge. Due to construction, I had to guess my way...

Thank Krystal C
Aransas Pass, Texas
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We stayed at the Choctaw lodge this past weekend and wanted to compliment the staff on making us comfortable. Krystalyne, who works the front desk was very helpful answering any questions that we had. We also were thrilled to be able to bring our little dogs. The breakfast was very filling and coffee was great. The 24 hour hot chocolate...

1Thank Marsha R
Boulder, CO
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Simply put, this is the worst hotel I've ever stayed at. Trains come by about 8-10 each night blowing the LOUD whistle each time. Was here 3 nights for WSOPC. They also never cleaned/serviced my room once. Count on no sleep, poor service, room w/ no fridge, no safe, and a total dump.

1Thank awilbur77
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This was the first time we have stayed at the lodge.The lodge was a microtel motel bought and refurbished by Choctaw. There are train tracks about 2 blocks away.They never bothered us but we heard them from the tower hotel. There is a pet fee of $25.00 a stay.We had no per sitter so we choice the lodge. We actually...

1Thank navye9
Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

For the same price as the Inn, stay at the Inn or pay extra & stay in the Tower. The LODGE has SMALL rooms that have a stale cigarette odor. Furnishings seem new but there is no fridge and no microwave in room. You can hear your neighbors talk & the train is loud too. You can hear your upstairs...

1Thank wallyandjo613
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Stayed here recently to attend a concert at Choctaw and enjoy the casino. First off the signage to find the place in the dark was highly lacking. We found the Inn at Choctaw and had to be redirected. The staff we dealt with were all very nice. The room, though small, was very nice and had all we needed. Would...

Thank ljthumper
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 December 2013

My mother and I had a girls night at the casino on November 29th. It was a busy weekend because of the Thanksgiving Holiday and the place was packed. We had managed to book a room at the Choctaw Lodge and were looking forward to staying there for the first time (we are already frequent guest of the Tower &...

3Thank Lindsey V
Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are sorry this happened and I know that we have spoken and fixed this for you already but I wanted to say sorry in a public way. We should not have done this and it was an honest error. Thank you for telling us how we got this wrong and allowing us to fix this situation.

Denison, Texas
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Nice hotel. Chose the lodge over the Inn because it had a continental breakfast which the Inn did not. Breakfast offered included biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, bagels, muffins (the chocolate chocolate chip one was excellent!), cereals, hot chocolate/cappuccino, coffee, juices and milk. They have 24 hr shuttle service to take to and from casino, but did not...

1Thank Laura C
Englishhogg, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, We are all very glad that you came and stayed with us at the Lodge. We hope to see you again very soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Choctaw Lodge is located less than 400 feet from the Choctaw Casino, Durant. Near Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Lake Texoma, Eisenhower State Park, Red River Railroad Museum and the Johnson Creek Recreation Area. The Choctaw Lodge offers guests free buffet breakfast served from 6:30 am to 10 am, free shuttle to Choctaw Casino, free high-speed wireless Internet access, guest laundry, free parking with room for large vehicles and small pets are accepted with additional charges. Guest rooms offer cable TV with extra stations, free high speed wireless internet access, coffee maker, microwave, mini-fridge, hair dryer, free local calls, air conditioning, alarm clock/radio, iron/board, sofa bed and electronic door locks. Requests are not guaranteed, and will be granted based on availability at check-in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel

Address: 4617 South 9th Street, Durant, OK 74701 (Formerly Choctaw Lodge)
Region: United States > Oklahoma > Durant
Price Range: RM347 - RM835 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 59
Also Known As:
Microtel Durant
Durant Microtel
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“If you are there for a concert. Opt for a cheaper hotel across the street. They jack up nightly prices on those weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles Lrigsby, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you plan to go to the casino ask for a room near there, so you can cut down on your walk.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesballard, 3 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you have much luggage, ask for 1st floor. Bring ear plugs.”
 of 5 bubbles JOHNKENT, 19 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Thin walls. Train noise on east side of building.”
 of 5 bubbles KrystalC955, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“If you travel with a pet,take rooms on first floor 111 dbl queen,next to back exit and lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles navye9, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
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