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Independence Stay

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Comfort Studio Suite | Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Deluxe Room | Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Independence Stay

Independence Stay

2.5 star property
No-frills hotel in Houghton
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

189 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24/7 front desk
913 Razorback Dr, Houghton, MI, 49931
Main amenities
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Fitness centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Free self-parking

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Michigan Technological University - 4 min drive
  • Lake Superior - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Hancock, MI (CMX-Houghton County Memorial) - 15 min drive


  • McDonald's - 9 min walk
  • Downtowner Lounge - 3 min drive
  • Keweenaw Brewing Company - 3 min drive
  • Taco Bell - 8 min walk
  • Gino's Restaurant - 6 min drive

About this property

Independence Stay

Independence Stay is a great choice for a stay in Houghton. Guests can visit the fitness centre for a workout, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks.


American (Sign language)

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 29 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2022
  • Fitness centre


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Separate bath and shower
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Desk chair


  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Mobile key entry

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser and guests can access their rooms with a mobile device.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property does not have lifts.
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Independence Stay Hotel
Independence Stay Houghton
Independence Stay Hotel Houghton

Frequently asked questions

Does Independence Stay offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Independence Stay does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Independence Stay?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Independence Stay?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Independence Stay?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Independence Stay?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Independence Stay and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
What's the area around Independence Stay like?
Independence Stay is located a short 1-minute walk from Mine Shaft.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Amy, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Houghton Delight
All staff and manager where polite, professional and friendly. Hotel new and clean. Fitness center was enjoyable and had enough for a good quick workout.
Orlando, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice but…
The room was nice and clean the bathroom was very clean, but there is a lot of dust on the fridge, cabinet doors and headboard.
Mary, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It is my go to place I stay when I am in town visiting my son at Michigan Tech. Love the location and that it is very clean!
Tanya, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Rebecca, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very clean and great price.
Yi, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

James, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Robert, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Staff very friendly and helpful. The room was exceptionally clean and nice. Having a sports bar and grill within walking distance was very convenient especially during March Madness.
Lawrence, 2-night business trip
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