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Gaithersburg
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We really enjoyed our quiet stay in the penthouse. Having a full kitchen and two bathrooms was a definite plus. Free WiFi was also great. Front desk staff is great. However this place could be a very nice with a little updating. Like all facilities all things wear out. Replace the worn sofa and stained kitchen seating. The beds are... More 

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Joe M, General Manager at Gatehouse Suites East Lansing, responded to this review

Hello Jackie, Thank You for your candid remarks. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at the Gatehouse Suites. We are in the process during the next few months of changing out the decor. I also recently hired an Executive Housekeeper to ensure that all rooms are up to the highest level of cleanliness. I am working on creating more... More 

Safety Harbor, Florida
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I booked this because there was a group of us. The front desk was very good and had no issues moving us when there was an issue with a pipe from the room above. Pretty much a full little kitchen even in the Studio's so you could cook if you wanted. Breakfast every morning and was pretty good for what... More 

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Joe M, General Manager at Gatehouse Suites East Lansing, responded to this review

Dear Skippy0420, Thank You for taking the time to write a response on TripAdvisor. All of our staff goes out of their way to ensure that you have the most enjoyable experience possible. I look forward to seeing you in the future! More 

Clarkston, Michigan
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72 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Read the reviews, pretty accurate. The decor is a little dated but definitely acceptable. Location is very convenient to MSU and numerous restaurants. We stayed in a unit that had a kitchen, BR, loft BR and 2 baths. Very spacious with everything you would want including WiFi, free breakfast, living area and nice TVs. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Breakfast... More 

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Joe M, Director of Sales at Gatehouse Suites East Lansing, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Gatehouse Suites. Our friendly staff tries to make sure every guest feels special. Yes, our location is prime real estate to MSU. Please come back and visit us again! More 

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We stayed at the Gatehouse recently for our son's graduation from Cooley Law School. It was a hop, skip & jump away from MSU where the ceremony was held, in additon to it being the same wk-nd as MSU Arts festival. All was good, very quaint setting... we stayed in a 1st floor room which was very clean and staff... More 

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Joe M, General Manager at Gatehouse Suites East Lansing, responded to this review

Dear Becky, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Gatehouse Suites. Our friendly staff tries to make sure every guest feels special. Yes, our location is prime real estate to MSU. Please come bakc and visit us again! More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We found this property while searching for a room in the middle of MSU graduation week. Given limited choices and decent reviews we opted to give Gatehouse Suites a try. We had no trouble finding the location and with ample parking and the proximity to MSU and restaurants the location was perfect for our purposes. The staff, be it front... More 

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Joe M, General Manager at Gatehouse Suites East Lansing, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Gatehouse Suites. Our hotel wanted to be different than the typical cookie cutter types that you would find at most brands. We try to provide to most satisfactory of customer service and rooms that are warm and inviting. We are constantly working on ways to improve or hotel in terms... More 

Michigan
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

I recently stayed at the Gatehouse Suites in EL and loved it! Our first night we arrived very late and received a complimentary upgrade to a penthouse 2, which had enough room to sleep 8 people! I loved that the rooms have kitchens and are fully stocked with your basic cooking needs! The breakfast was great and had quite a... More 

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Joe M, General Manager at Gatehouse Suites East Lansing, responded to this review

Hello Kay, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Gatehouse Suites. Our staff strives to go the extra mile by providing exceptional customer service and rooms that are clean. If you are ever in the area again please do not hesitate to visit the Gatehouse Suites! More 

Livonia, Michigan
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2013

I chose this hotel because of all the decent reviews it received from other travelers. However, I got to my room which was on the second floor, no elevator, and all my luggage, it was rough. It snowed overnight and they didn't salt or shovel the stairs and I almost broke my legs and neck. Then I was stoked the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I travel frequently to Lansing and East Lansing and this property is well-managed with professional staff and wonderful accommodations. The beds are comfortable and always clean. I have stayed there many times and I always have a clean room. The staff is friendly and helpful. The breakfast is always delicious and well prepared. The people at the front desk are... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

This is the first time I stayed in this hotel for one night stay. I stayed in Feb and a snow storm just passed by. The hotel studio style room open to the outside makes it a fabulous place for summer get away but still worm and cosy in winter. Some room has fireplace (Mine did not as I did... More 

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Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Dear Tripadvisor: I have stayed at the Gatehouse Suites in East Lansing, Michigan, several times over the last two years. I have been very happy with the motel and its personnel. I believe that the motel is managed very well and provides customers excellent return for their money. More specifically, the rooms are large and homey. They are furnished with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Gatehouse Suites East Lansing

Address: 1600 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4905
Region: United States > Michigan > Ingham County > East Lansing
Price Range: $119 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gatehouse Suites East Lansing 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Ground floor is the best, in my opinion.”
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“Second floor suites may be a problem in the winter if there is a lot of ice and snow.”
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