Soaring Eagle Resort Mount Pleasant (Michigan)
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Soaring Eagle Resort Mount Pleasant (Michigan) Reviews
Location and quality doesn't justify resort prices Mar 23, 2010
We spent one night here in late March. Eight gals in two rooms. We tried to get adjoining rooms, but none were available. Why do hotels put people in those rooms when they don't need adjoining? Those should be set aside to be filled so groups can be close if they choose. There was someone checking in next to us that was trying to have the same arrangement. They also asked at booking for adjoining and still couldn't get it. Every adjoining pair in the hotel, had one room already occupied. How hard is that?
Rooms were basic hotel style. Tastefully decorated with a southwest, arts & crafts, Indian look. Warm wood tones, brown, gold, rust & black colors, natural stone tile in the bathrooms, rod iron and wood furniture. There was a mirror in the entryway and a full length in the room in addition to those in the bathroom. All were well placed and lit.
Coffee pot and beverage service were in the bathroom. I hate that. It easily could have been somewhere else in the room. There was an entry table, a desk, and a table set with 2 chairs where it could have been placed.
The bathroom was large and comfortable with boutique style shampoo, lotions and potions. Towels nothing special. With four to a room we did appreciated the size of the room. Everyone was able to have an area where they could get ready without having to wait for a space.
Since we had meal credits and everyone was hanging out in the room, we ordered room service for dinner. Great idea! I'm sure we had our food in about 10 minutes, much faster than they told us. Food was great, we ordered pizzas, nachos, shrimp and a bunch of other stuff that I can't even remember. They also brought plates, cloth napkins and silverware for 8, in addition to ice water and glasses which we had not asked for. We definitely had more food than the 8 of us could eat and only spent about $40 + tip.
We didn't care for the layout of the casino/resort. The elevators are in the middle at the hotel end which is a huge horseshoe shape. It was a long walk from our room, plus through the entire lobby, plus restaurant and store area before getting to the casino. It was okay for us, but there were a lot of elderly and handicapped people there. You would often see people resting at the elevator or in the hallways.
Casino area is pretty marginal, no one I know has ever really won anything substantial. Those that gamble regularly pass it by. Two gals stayed up till 7 in the morning playing slots, and were asked to move to different machines twice during the night. They weren't happy about leaving their machines. Also, they are replacing the dealers with machines. Kind of creepy and what's wrong with a real person? Do machines have to do everything? No free drinks, but they had specials. Really great Bloody Mary's for $1.35 and $1.25 12oz draft of a few brands of beer. Mixed drinks are all computerized for the liquor portion. So you aren't getting 1 extra drop!
There is a store selling case beer & liquor, which is good. I didn't compare prices since we brought our own. There's also a gift shop,jewelry store, some snack bars, all-you-can-eat buffet and a fine dining option. Weekends there are shows but you can only reserve a room for a minimum of 2 nights. They charge resort prices, but there really isn't 2 days of entertainment on the premises. The pool smelled heavily chlorinated so it wasn't pleasant to hang out there. The surrounding area and quality of casino does not justify the room costs and 2 night requirement.
This venue can also accommodate conventions and meetings with several room options.
The lobby and public areas of the hotel feature Indian art and artifacts which are beautifully done.
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Soaring Eagle Resort Mount Pleasant (Michigan) Overview
The Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort is your destination getaway-making dreams come true. Whether you are spending the night with us or just dropping in to visit-you will be awed by the details throughout the resort. With a variety of room types to choose from-guests can experience First Class Accommodations-rooms with antique porcelain soaking tubs- rooms with a whirlpool or One-Bedroom Suites. Some rooms have a view of the courtyard-complete with a seasonal six stories water fountain-two acre pond and beautifully landscaped grounds. For relaxation-visit our indoor free form pool designed with glass tiles from Italy featuring underwater music and lights. Also in the pool area hotel guests can also enjoy the swim jet pool for one or the indoor whirlpool for twelve. Step outside on our heated sidewalks and take a dip in the all season outdoor whirlpool. Once you have totally exhausted yourself-visit the Soaring Eagle Spa and enjoy a massage or a body treatment. You have now worked up an appetite and the choices for dining are almost endless. The Water Lily restaurant is a fine dining experience offering American regional cuisine and upscale beverages. Or try the Siniikaung Steak and Chop House with a casually elegant atmosphere and aged prime beef. If you are not sure what you are in the mood for-try our Firefly Buffet-available for breakfast-lunch or dinner. Lady Luck is calling your name to take a chance with one of our 4400 slot machines-visit one of our table games-play B-I-N-G-O and multi task with a game of Keno. There is never a dull moment on the gaming floor-voted Michigans Favorite Casino by the readers of Midwest Gaming and Travel.