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Royal Crest Motel Gaylord

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

booked online for one price and when I checked in was charged $2 more. Granted only $2 but I was told Gaylord charges 11% tax and booking.com only 8% I was charged a $1 more in rate and $1 more in percentage to make up for it-- they don't honor what you are quoted online. The drive way hasn't been...

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 1 January 2017

First and last time at Royal Crest hotel in Gaylord where instead of tissue you can get a used needle. I understand you're a low budget hotel but the safety of your customers should be a concern. This is the worst place in Gaylord to stay. Whatever they pay the maids is too much. I only wish I could upload...

Thank Kellys27
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This Motel is need of a lot of work, the building itself, pool, and workout room. There is no appliances, which is not a big deal until they serve breakfast 30 mins late or later every morning so no coffee before work unless you are ok with running late. The clock didn't work and I had to buy batteries for...

Thank Kayla W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place at one time was OK! Clean and well taken care of! What happened today, October 17,2016, this place is now something that is found in the 3rd world. This place needs some major work. Rusty brake drums, a pool in sad repair, no water and notices on it. What is up with this place. At least the parking...

Thank Dwight W
Wayland, Michigan
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The room was not too bad but needs more work. No one else in hotel and they put another couple in room next door with a small child. Child not problem but parents loud and woke us. Rooms not sound proof at all. Ice machine broke. Working on rooms but needs a lot of work. Need a few extra hours...

Thank jbattjes2002
Terrace Bay, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Summary: Can't recommend this motel Buildings and grounds are run-down, dilapidated, in need of general repair. There is plenty of room for parking fifth wheels or uhauls. Doors were propped open with rusty drum brake housings. Neither the wifi nor the ice machine were working. Small icebox in room was in the closet, not connected. The room itself was large...

Thank Eaton228
Reviewed 6 January 2016

the staff is wonderful, very attentive. new manager is very welcoming and checked with us on a daily bases to assure if we needed anything we received it. and very friendly. It was homey... rooms were very comfortable. thanks for having us

2Thank Rose W
Middletown, OH
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I would highly recommend the Royal Crest Motel if you are looking for a cheap place to do meth or kill yourself. It is shabby and unclean. Many amenities missing or inoperative. Don't expect management to correct anything. Seriously, does Michigan inspect motels? Shut this place down. Then tear it down. It was late and I was tired but I...

2Thank PloHos
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The only worse place I've ever stayed was in Mexico and we stayed there to get out of a sand storm. The Royal Crest told me the heater was not working but did not reveal that the TV, fridge, ice machine and floor lamp either did not work or barely worked. Smears on the wall were either lipstick or blood....

2Thank oldguyfromohio
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

The place is well situated for day trips in the Gaylord area. Staff is kind and helpful. I felt a little bad for them because the place is obviously between owners; there is a lot of work to do on this place. Vending machines don't work, pool was drained, internet sucks. The room was large and clean, bed was comfy...

1Thank Adam B

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Crest Motel in conveniently located in Gaylord, Michigan and just four miles from Otsego Lake State Park, Otsego Memorial Hospital, Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse, Pigeon River State Forest, Call of the Wild and Bavarian Falls Park. Our motel amenities include an indoor heated pool, free continental breakfast, free wireless high-speed Internet access and free local calls. All guest rooms include hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. Some of our rooms also feature microwaves, refrigerators and sofa sleepers. This is a pet-friendly hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Crest Motel Gaylord

Address: 803 South Otsego (Old 27 South), Gaylord, MI 49735 (Formerly Econo Lodge Gaylord)
Region: United States > Michigan > Otsego County > Gaylord
Price Range: €40 - €64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Crest Motel Gaylord 2.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Room was quiet”
Eaton228, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go someplace else”
PloHos, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here if you have any option”
oldguyfromohio, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don, go there”
569faste, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Don't go Here.”
juliehV2579JY, 12 May 2015 | Read review
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