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Magnuson Franklin Square Inn

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820 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-1872 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I rented a whirlpool suite a few weeks ago. I paid almost 250$ for the room and my daughter had a friend stay with us because it was her birthday coming up soon at that time. We had cake and ice cream for her and...More

Thank rebecca p
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I stayed here in August during a motorcycle trip with three other couples. Due to a late departure from our hotel that morning, we arrived in Houghton quite a bit later than we had planned. The restaurant was near closing time, but...More

Thank stewie476
Reviewed 5 days ago

We started off with a reasonably sized room with a canal view, but had an unpleasant stay. The room was at first OK, but we were immediately below the bar and they have a band on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Thursday night the bar...More

Thank J N
Response from GaryL3387, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for staying with us. We do apologize for the inconvenience caused by the music, and are always happy to relocate when we can. We do not manage the restaurant and have no control over their choices for music, but we want to do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room I had was nice. It appeared as if the carpeting had been updated within the last year along with the beds and linens. The bed was comfortable and room clean. The down side are the parking arrangements where you may have to park...More

Thank nanook6969
Response from GaryL3387, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for staying with us. I'm happy that we could show you a comfortable and clean stay and that you appreciated the improvements we've made to our rooms. I'm sorry that the parking situation wasn't more convenient for you, but we're always happy to help...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We thought we booked the Magnuson location in Hancock because we had stayed there before but found out we had made a reservation for this hotel. When we walked in, we couldn’t believe how lucky we were. The room was clean, and the staff was...More

Thank Don37273727
Response from Gary L, Owner at Magnuson Franklin Square InnResponded 6 September 2018

We're so happy to have pleasantly surprised you, Don! We're happy to be your new go-to spot, and we're happy that you enjoyed the breakfast and the pool too. We'll see you the next time you're in Houghton! Sincerely, The Franklin Square Team

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At the gateway to the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula, the Franklin Square Inn is the only full-service hotel and conference facility serving the city of Houghton. Located in the historic downtown district near More Michigan Technological University and just minutes from Finlandia University and Portage Hospital, the Franklin Square Inn offers 104 well-appointed guest rooms and deluxe suites with friendly, professional service. Even our casual dining from the 7th floor Shelden Grill and Franklin Square Tap are sure to please. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the beautiful fall colors on the Hancock hillside and the convenient access to recreational and snowmobile trails just outside their door. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
103
Price range
US$112 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franklin Square Hotel Houghton
,
Best Western Houghton
,
Houghton Best Western
Location
United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Houghton
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
103
Price range
US$112 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franklin Square Hotel Houghton
,
Best Western Houghton
,
Houghton Best Western
Location
United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Houghton
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ytreiguts
4 July 2018|
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Response from rooks8027 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, you get a simple breakfast (eggs/sausage/toast) or $3 off any other breakfast. It's just something they throw in. They also give you a coupon for a drink at the bar.
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apierce1
22 February 2017|
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Response from tomtom60 | Property representative |
Yes. We do have 3 elevators in the building all of which access our parking lot. Thank you for your inquiry. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. Jan Lubinski, Owner
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"Book a room overlooking the channel...its a GREAT view!"
stewie476
2 days ago
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"Be sure to get a room well away from the bar if there is going to be a band"
443jn
5 days ago
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"Biggby's coffee across the street is very good!"
jkarnick
13 Aug 2018
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"ask for a water view"
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9 Jun 2018
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