I was not expecting a palace, but when a motel gets 4 star reviews I expect it to be habitable. I researched this place on Trip Advisor, and was expecting a charming Mom and Pop place based on the fabulous reviews and ratings. The lobby was cluttered, the pool looked dirty, and the outside was very worn, but we decided to give the room a try. We had room 39 (a suite). We walked in and it was a disaster! The furniture was falling apart and so old! Beds were at different heights, the bathtub was peeling and was either filthy or permanently stained! To pay $125 a night for THIS was preposterous! We couldn't stay a minute let alone 2 nights in this dump. If the new owners have made significant improvements I shudder to think what it was like before! We forfeited $140 for the first night and left as fast as we could. I
was so disappointed in Trip Advisor for the misleading info!!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Great value for the dollar,continental bkfst,good wi-fi, best views of Thunder Bay-Lake Huron, Clean and comfortable rooms, recent updates include new beds, new linens,blankets, and comforters. New Tapestry outdoor theme valances. All rooms well equipped with coffee makers in room, refridgerators, microwaves. We have 4 kitchenettes, two are lg with full living rooms, wide screen tv, full kitchen and bath. The other two have two seperate bedrooms and kitchenette, one has two full baths, and the other has 1.5. We also have an outdoor 8'deep pool heated to 84, with suntan deck. Come and take sanctuary from the storms of life, kick back and relax with us! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Big Bear Lodge Alpena, Michigan