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spacious clean room very disappointing (Covid) "breakfast"

Visiting for a wedding... room wasn't ready at 3 like we hoped for and we were rushing to get ready. Staff said they were " gonna dig us a room up" which is exactly what they did. While my room appeared to have been cleaned, my sister went thru 3 rooms until she got a cleaned one. Guy at the front desk apologized saying they rushed to get us our rooms. Well, WET URINE on a bed is unacceptable. I would never stay at another Howard Johnson property and we searched other hotels in the area but no vacancy. We had no choice but to stay.

Nice

Budget accommodations. A little bit worn. Very friendly front desk staff! No daily cleaning or towel service for multi-night stays (might be a temporary COVID thing). Bed was pretty comfortable. The prices at nearby comparable hotels are outrageous, so this is a good bet for someone on a budget who doesn't need a lot of extras.

Just how friendly everyone was with directions and what was happening in town.

Its a tale of 2 times.. the bathrooms seem new and the rest of the room is from the 70's but i feel the price is fair and reflects the value

I enjoyed the in room hottub . The price was incredible

Nice, clean, location is great, a good value for your money.

According to desk clerk, No tub in any room. Carpets were soiled/dirty.. Exterior stairs are hazardous. Design on two of the stairways is too steap for childern and older cusomers. The one stairway that is designed with gentler slope has broken tiles at the top landing / trip hazard. My wife and I are seasoned travelers and felt we were gouged at a price of $286.00 for the night stay. The place is a overpriced even if there was shortage of other properties available at the time. I would Not recommend this property to anyone and I am very unhappy with The Orbitz review on this property. On a scale of 1 to 10 this one gets a generous 1!

Well located for short dining trips, convenient to all surrounding areas of travel.

Evening staff was not very knowledgeable or friendly. Travis worked the desk during the day and was a wonderful resource. We ran out of toilet paper. The holder for the ironing board fell off the wall, I called for repair, and they never came to fix it. They ran out of towels for the rooms and we had to wait for some to be washed. VERY basic breakfast. Cleanliness was just ok.

The hotel was nice and convenient for the most part but unfortunately our room smelled like marijuana. Assuming the previous tenants smoked in there and the smell lingered our whole stay. our heater was problematic. When we first got there the room was freezing. After we called about the issue the heater came on and then it got really hot. I shut it off in the middle of the night but then it was freezing in the morning again. It would not maintain a set temperature. We lived with it the couple days we were there. We may consider staying again due to location and convenience.

Munson Ave Traverse City MI

Hotel highlights

  • Free on-the-go breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free uncovered self parking
  • 24-hour front desk

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City places you next to Grand Traverse Bay and within a 10-minute walk of Lake Michigan. This 40-room motel has free breakfast along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free on-the-go breakfast, served each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

The 40 rooms have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect free WiFi and 37-inch TVs with cable channels. Other standard amenities include hair dryers, ironing boards, and desks.


Property features

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City features free WiFi in public areas, a seasonal outdoor pool, and microwave in a common area. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The 24-hour front desk has staff always at the ready.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility Accessible)

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility Accessible)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City

Everyone (27) Couples (4) Family (3)
4
Partner Couples

spacious clean room very disappointing (Covid) "breakfast"

By on Oct 11, 2021

2
Family Family with small children Friends

Visiting for a wedding... room wasn't ready at 3 like we hoped for and we were rushing to get ready. Staff said they were " gonna dig us a room up" which is exactly what they did. While my room appeared to have been cleaned, my sister went thru 3 rooms until she got a cleaned one. Guy at the front desk apologized saying they rushed to get us our rooms. Well, WET URINE on a bed is unacceptable. I would never stay at another Howard Johnson property and we searched other hotels in the area but no vacancy. We had no choice but to stay.

By on Jun 14, 2021

Review comment responded on Jul 4, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very sorry to hear about your experience. We will be addressing the concerns with all staff members to ensure this does not happen again. I do apologize for all the inconvenience this caused during your stay.

4
Family with small children

Nice

By on May 13, 2021

Review comment responded on May 14, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, We appreciate all the feedback you provided for us. We hope to see you back again.

5
Everyone

By on May 9, 2021

Review comment responded on May 27, 2021

We thank you for a great review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back again.

5
Everyone

By on Mar 29, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 13, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, We appreciate all the feedback. We hope to see you back again soon.

5
Everyone

By on Oct 2, 2020

Review comment responded on Oct 8, 2020

Thank you for a great review, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back again.

3
Family

Budget accommodations. A little bit worn. Very friendly front desk staff! No daily cleaning or towel service for multi-night stays (might be a temporary COVID thing). Bed was pretty comfortable. The prices at nearby comparable hotels are outrageous, so this is a good bet for someone on a budget who doesn't need a lot of extras.

By , from Montana on Aug 16, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 18, 2020

Thank you Bob for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are happy to hear you had a good stay. We thank you for the kind comments about our amazing staff members. We hope to see you again in the future.

4
Everyone

By on Jun 21, 2020

Review comment responded on Jun 23, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, We appreciate all the feedback. We hope to see you back in the future.

5
Partner Couples

Just how friendly everyone was with directions and what was happening in town.

By on May 25, 2020

Review comment responded on May 26, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, We hope to see you back in the future.

4
Business Business

Its a tale of 2 times.. the bathrooms seem new and the rest of the room is from the 70's but i feel the price is fair and reflects the value

By on Feb 13, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 15, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, We appreciate all the feedback. Hope to see you back in the future.

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Traverse City

417 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686
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