Magnuson Hotel Franklin Square

820 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, MI 49931, United States
+1 906 487 1700


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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 246 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 8.9
  • 8.8
  • 3.8

Good to know

  • Great view
  • Fair breakfast prices
  • Near city centre


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    Located in Houghton, Magnuson Hotel Franklin Square is on a river and minutes from Mont Ripley Ski Area and Houghton–Hancock Bridge. This hotel is within close proximity of Michigan Technological University and A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 104 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


    Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center.


    Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Business center
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Hot tub
    • Indoor pool
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Sauna
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 246 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.8 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
    • 7.7 "Nice rooms."
    • 3.8 "Vibe wasn't good."

    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 167 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.7 "High value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
      10.0 "100% thought the view was good."
    • 6.8 "Food is average."
    • 6.8 "Average comfort."
    • 3.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
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    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 78 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."
      10.0 "100% thought the view was good."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
    Hotel type
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Good to know
    "Great view"
    "Fair breakfast prices"
    "Near city centre"
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