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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I'm not sure what it is about the Doherty - maybe it reminds me of hotels from when I was younger. Maybe it's always seeing the same faces (including the owner) when we check in and out. Or possibly it's that everything always goes 'right' when we're there (nice room, great service, nice value, good food.....). Either way, it's a...

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lindsayao
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The room was described as out-dated but, clean. I thought the room was both, it did have a retro charm which I enjoyed. The room was in the old section of the hotel, 4th floor. After my class reunion night, I came room it was cool perfect for summer. Through the night, I awoke to the air conditioner making noises...

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Freeland, Michigan
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We left the kids at home and met another couple at the Doherty for a Beercation. Great location for this activity. Four bars, plus the lobby bar, within a couple blocks walk. We had a great time!! Ruckles Pier Bar, The Evening News (Darts and pool table) Brewin' on McEwan, and Four Leaf Brewing were our stops! Room was $101,...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed while attending a family reunion. Clean, dated, courteous staff. Good food and convenient location in Claire. We are return visitors. Over the years many of the clan think back fondly of staying at the Doherty. Close to Cops and Dohnuts for good coffee and treats too.

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USA
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Stayed at this hotel, taking advantage of their Golf package for over 20 years. The hotel updated several times in the first 10 years or so, and just recently they did some work adding an outdoor eating area. The hotel has the best breakfast, rooms are clean, pool is great, hot tub is great, the pool area is always a...

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Fenton, Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We started at the Doherty hotel for a weekend golf outing and I was told the hotel was old but nice. I thought it was very comfortable,clean and friendly. Our room was spacious and updated. The breakfast Layouts were GREAT! So many selections. At dinner, we really enjoyed the salad bar. The food was always really good as was the...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Positives: ideal location in Clare. Moderate prices for a regular room. Friendly staff. We thought the restaurant and bar were terrific. Very nice terrace outside the restaurant. The room was clean and comfortable with a good bed. Indoor pool. Strong WiFi. Negatives: lobby looks a bit worn. Kind of icky colors and strange lighting in the hall outside our room,...

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Greater Detroit Area, MI
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The location is great for people driving toward the upper part of Michigan. We drive there in the evening and then we have a short drive to our destination after a great breakfast in the morning. It is hard to review the Doherty unless you understand the history of it. It is actually two very different hotels sharing the same...

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Michigan
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Spent two nights at the Doherty for a graduation. We ate breakfast because of the homemade hash. Hubby said it was wonderful. The rooms were nice, nothing fancy but very clean. Had coffee maker and frig in ours. Nice linens. We ended up going to the bar on the main floor later and I had the french onion soup. It...

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Michigan
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We came to Clare to use its bike trail which was only 2 blocks away. Hotel is in center of town within walking distance to other businesses. Woman at front desk was very friendly and showed us how to get to the pool area. We enjoyed the hot tub after bicycle riding. Rooms were clean and we slept well. Water...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Doherty Hotel

Address: 604 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1499
Region: United States > Michigan > Clare County > Clare
Price Range: $93 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 157
Also Known As:
Doherty Hotel Clare, Michigan
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 of 5 bubbles buckmi, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check the hot water before accepting room”
 of 5 bubbles 721marged, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room far away from the pool...unless you're hosting a birthday party.”
  • View from the JKF Suite...meh.
  • Fireplace...its a light...no heat comes from it...its a light.
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