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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. I got up in the middle of the night to use the restroom I flipped the lights on and the sound and sight of cockroaches scattering is forever charred into my brain. Never ever again will I stay in a place like this.

1Thank 161jamief
MagnusonMaconGM, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Jamief, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We apologize that your stay was less than satisfactory. We hope you will give us another try. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I really enjoyed my stay here. Easy access off the interstate, neat room, and peaceful. I was on a business meeting short notice, found the this gem of a hotel, wifi worked great so I was able to get all my research for my meeting in no time. Breakfast was good ( scrambled eggs, yogurt, fruit juice) and hot coffee,...

Thank teejayy946
MagnusonMaconGM, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Teejaybluejay, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy to hear youi had a great stay. I will pass this on to my stay. We hope to see you again soon.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Room was alright. Not super great, not bad. Walls are thin, so we heard everyone else's doors banging until late at night. Beds are very firm, but that was a plus for me, since usually I am rolling toward my partner on hotel beds. Inexpensive and basic, safe place to stay. Don't expect breakfast to have more than sugary carb...

Thank Trinitina37
MagnusonMaconGM, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback. We will forward your concerns to the Management. We hope to see you again soon.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Didn't feel comfortable parking our car out there. Staff suggested we park in the neighboring parking lot if there is no space. Room had a broken sink and we were promptly moved to another room. Luckily the rooms had a connecting door.

1Thank ScarboroughMirror
MagnusonMaconGM, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We value your opinions.

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I was a little leery because it was so cheap and it shares a parking lot with an empty strip mall but I was pleasantly surprised. The room was spacious and clean, the bed was comfortable and the wi-fi was quick unlike a lot of budget hotels. It was super quiet which was kinda creepy at first and the hallway...

Thank Diane S
MagnusonMaconGM, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am so glad you had a wonderful stay and I look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

The hotel was nice but I saw roaches multiple times in the bathroom. Gross I will not be staying here again. Please exterminate that place. It was quiet and I had no problems other than that but that is a huge problem. I was afraid of bringing those critters home with me.

Thank Sparkle D
MagnusonMaconGM, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Sparkle D, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry you had such an issue in your room. I assure you that I have taken all the necessary steps to make sure this will not happen again. I hope the next time you are in town you will come back and give us another...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Former Holiday Inn Express. Staff was very friendly and efficient. Paid attention to all of our group's requests. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Located near a nearly dead strip mall. Not much within walking distance aside from a gas station.

Thank Nostalgia212
MagnusonMaconGM, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Thank you Nostalgia212, We appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to let us know how we did. I will make sure the staff knows how much you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Mableton, Georgia
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I was in Macon to attend a conference and decided to try the Magnuson because of the high ratings of others. I was quite pleasantly surprised. The hotel is located with excellent access to the interstate. The staff there is awesome. Ronnie, Bridgette, Tomeka ans Claricia made our stay so pleasant. Many of the others at the conference were staying...

Thank zablob
MagnusonMaconGM, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Dear Zablob, Thank you for the fantastic review! I am pleased to hear how welcome my staff made you feel. I hope you will be back to stay very soon. Guests like you make all we do worth it.

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic bed and so comfortable! The room was very spacious and quiet. The only criticism was the coffee at both breakfast and in the room was awful, so weak and tasteless. Breakfast food however was very nice and the staff were lovely. Thank you

Thank Jane E
MagnusonMaconGM, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Macon, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We have changed coffee company's and your feedback was helpful. Please know this has been corrected. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Wrentham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Not great shakes, but we made it work. The first room smelled like smoke so we asked to be moved. They accommodated us by moving us to the top floor. The smoke smell was gone, but there were noises from the roof. Air conditioners? Not sure. The second room made do and we were able to stay the night. The...

Thank Ryan H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Magnuson Hotel Macon is conveniently located right off I-75, between Downtown Macon and Northside business districts/attractions. Not to mention only minutes away from the Macon Centerplex and Mercer University. A 93 room interior-corridor hotel with complimentary Hot breakfast and free high-speed Internet in all guest rooms and public areas. Macon is home to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, Harriet Tubman Museum, and the native home to such musical greats as the Allman Brothers and Otis Redding. Whether you're staying for business or pleasure we look forward to hosting you in Macon, 'The Song and Soul of the South.' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Macon

Address: 2720 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31204 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
Region: United States > Georgia > Macon
Price Range: RM288 - RM412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel Macon 2.5*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Macon (i-75 & Riverside) Hotel Macon
Holiday Inn Express Macon (i-75 And Riverside)
Holiday Inn Macon
Macon Holiday Inn
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