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Julie's Motor Inn

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have stayed at Julie's numerous times as my daughter goes to MTU. Every time I stayed I was welcomed warmly. The rooms are clean and comfortable. It is close to the school and has plenty of parking. The environment is safe and friendly. From Julie to the cleaning staff they are super friendly and willing to help you in...

1Thank MITechMom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Julie's was the perfect place to stay for snowmobiling on a budget. Rooms were clean and bed was comfortable! No frills motel, but was perfect for our stay! Right on the trail was a plus. We will definitely stay again!

1Thank Shana M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went up to Michigan Tech with our son for an open house. My nephew also goes to MTU and my sister has stayed at Julie's Motor Inn and recommended it. We found it to be very conveniently located close to campus. The room was clean and comfortable and met our needs. No breakfast or pool but there is hot...

1Thank Karen N
traverse city, MI
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Really wanted to like this place as it is a great location close to Michigan Tech. We did not have super high expectations based on price. We just wanted a clean, comfortable place to lay our heads after a day's activities. However, it just fell short on too many levels. I don't even know where to start. Being on a...

1Thank M L
Weston, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Pretty much I expected for the price, which was great. Not a lot of extras but none were expected for that price. We were glad that it was a hot and humid weekend, the air conditioner and fan did not work.

1Thank cgauss
Allenton, Michigan
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nice clean room with a comfortable king bed. Very convenient to the Michigan Tech campus. A breakfast would have been nice, but she did provide coffee and a small snack. Tried to use fold out couch in room, but was not comfortable enough for my daughter.

1Thank Dale E
Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Julie's is great for campus visits to Michigan Tech. Very close to campus. Clean rooms, at a very fair price. The owner and staff are very friendly and helpful, offering proactive suggestions and advice for your visit. As a bonus, they have dog-friendly rooms available too.

2Thank stever0wley
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Julie's Motor Inn is old school roadside motel a few miles outside of Houghton. I expected a clean room and modest accommodations and was very pleased. The room was simple but clean and comfortable. The owners were quite nice. I was very happy with the room and location especially at the good price. I like to note that if you...

2Thank world_traveler1340
South Bend
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a room for two nights here based on the reviews here and needing a home base in Houghton to travel and visit the Copper Harbor area. Check in was good having arrived two hours early and we were actually able to get into our room which we were grateful for and appreciated. We were in a lower level...

1Thank HikingMary2011
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Had the opportunity to stay at Julie's Motor Inn last night. I was on a motorcycle trip through the UP Michigan with my wife and found myself in Houghton, MI. Throughout this trip we have never made a hotel/motel reservation. In part because we never know where will will end up that day. We like that... On the down side...

1Thank Kevin S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled quietly off the highway 2 miles SE of downtown Houghton, Julie's Motor Inn provides a comfy, cozy, relaxing stop for your visit to the area. All rooms have small refrigerators, free WIFI, ample parking (many rooms at-door), morning coffee with grab-n-go items, and plenty of smiles to warm your stay. Rooms have been recently renovated with new furnishings - all double rooms having queen beds, an easy chair and desk area. In the summertime take in the garden/picnic area during the day or enjoy a bonfire at night. Only minutes from Michigan Tech University, Isle Royale Boat Dock, beaches, nordic & alpine skiing, golf, fine dining and downtown excitement...We are available four seasons! We offer special rates for university families and extended stay rates (weekly or monthly) based on availability. If you need a change from the franchise scene WHY NOT give us a try?! We would love to have you as our guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Julie's Motor Inn

Address: 46995 US Highway 41, 3 miles from Hancock, Houghton, MI 49931-9019 (Formerly Budget Host Inn Houghton)
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Houghton
Price Range: €37 - €74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“I like a room closer to US-41. You can open your window and see the pines.”
 of 5 bubbles MITechMom, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Second level was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 249dalee, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have pet rooms and non-pet rooms... request accordingly :)”
 of 5 bubbles kevins358, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't get the end room. It's next to the well pump and pleasure tank.”
 of 5 bubbles MattZ956, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I always stayed on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MITechMom, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
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