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Magnuson Inn and Suites Gulf Shores

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is the absolute worst place I have ever stayed. (1) NO phone in room; (2) room was damp/musty, bed covers were damp, etc.; (3) air conditioning could not regulate room temp. Either too hot or too cold; (4) we registered with 3 adults, we had TWO towels. Room service came by next day and took dirty towels and left...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This place was awful. After our first say of out 2 night stay we went to the beach and the house keeper threw everything we left in the room out and left out door open....they said they thought we checked out......so we got some of the things back and left and we wernt charged for the second day...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel was great for a solo traveler to see a concert. Hotel was clean, smoke alarms seemed to work. There was a lot of mirrors which I notice some hotels lack. The lock on the door was a little unsettling. But the electronic key I trusted enough. The a/c wasn't super cold, but good enough for me, they had it...

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Trenton, Ohio
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed as a last minute decision. The room was filthy and the plugs literally fell out of every outlet. The box spring had holes in the side of it and the bed sank in the middle so that we rolled into the middle of the bed all night long. There were roaches crawling up the wall in the tub....

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My wife reserved a room for us for a Friday night at a rate of $190 a night. When we got in the room the floors were sticky, the carpet was tattered and peeling in places, several holes in the wall, wall outlets that didn't work (items plugged in would literally just fall right out), the smoke detector was removed...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Run down. I only stayed here because it is pet friendly and I am moving from the east coast to TX so I needed to bring the pets. Mismatched bedspreads. No fridge.No phone. Lightbulb out in bathroom. Main lamp broken. Ice machine out of ice. Austin at the front desk was nice and as helpful as he possibly could be.

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The lady that works at the front desk she has blond hair 17 years old told my husband that he could take our 14 year son swimming in the pool anytime he wanted. The lady that has tattoos came in the pool area and asked if we was staying in the motel and we said no we had permission to...

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Williamsville, Illinois
Reviewed 30 June 2016

SAVE YOUR $$$$. 4 of us, along with 2 dogs arrived at 11:30 PM after a 12 hour drive. No outside lighting. No phone in room. Microwave and frig filthy. No working Wi-Fi. Doors and woodwork filthy. Walls full of holes. Spider webs. Dirty pool. Staff came to room 3X until we gave them $120 in cash for our pet...

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Albertville, Alabama
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Let me just start off by saying, it pains me to give this place even one star. We booked a king, non smoking room. We got to our room and we were indeed in either a regular smoking room or a room that used to be a smoking room. It smelled horrible! The paint was flaking off the walls, the...

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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I read reviews before checking in, so I wasn't expecting glitz and glamour - just a place to clean up and sleep for the night. I stayed June 5th - June 9th of 2016. Upon check-in and arriving to the room, someone was working on changing the electronic locks. There was no mention there was work being done at the...

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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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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 1st St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2710 (Formerly Travelodge Gulf Shores)
Region: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Price Range: €47 - €101 (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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