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    Waters Inn

    10565 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-9471
    (989) 732-5636
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    • Excellent60%
    • Very good28%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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 6 days ago

    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

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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 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 5 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!

    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    I would come here again and would recommend it to others. It was well kept, the staff is friendly, and the themed rooms are so cute! Microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker and tons of cable channels. Good place!

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    Response from Bob H, Manager at Waters InnResponded 5 October 2017

    Thank you for the kind words, As a small family business we appreciate you choosing us to stay with. Clean , Comfortable , affordable , is what we strive for and were happy you found it to be true again Thank You ! Bob

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$107 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Otsego County >
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    1 October 2014|
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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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    "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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