$49 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Feb 20, 2015 Check-out: Feb 22, 2015

Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point

3 stars
1000 Omni Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
153 reviews
Great stay

Awesome price for a stay. The room exceeded my expectations. Pool smell in lobby is weird but other... See full review

  • Stephanie
  • Jan 12, 2015
Magnuson Hotel

Great Room.helpful,knowledgeable staff and great amenities would recommend it in a minute See full review

  • Miss A 100
  • Dec 2, 2014
The Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point is located 4 blocks from Oyster Point Square Newport News, close to shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Newport News Shopping Center is 4 blocks, ECPI University is less than 1 block, Langley Air Force Base is 8 miles and Fort Eustis Army Base is 15 minutes. The Magnuson Hotel and Convention Centers amenities include free wireless internet access, indoor heated pool, fitness room, a full business center, and over 15,000 square feet of meeting space to accommodate groups up to 800. Guest laundry facilities, 24 hour front desk, and free parking are also available. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed. Must be 21 to book a room. One night plus tax will be charged at the time of booking. All guest rooms are nicely furnished, and all include free wi-fi, hair dryer, mini-fridge, alarm clock/radio, free local calls, iron, board, cable TV, electronic door locks.

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Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point Rooms

KING - GUEST_ROOM
1 king bed nonsmoking, MAXIMUM 2 PERSON ROOM. Free wi-fi, hair dryer, mini-fridge, alarm clock/radio, free local calls, iron, board, cable TV, electronic door locks. NO PETS ARE ACCEPTED.
DOUBLE - GUEST_ROOM
2 double beds nonsmoking. MAXIMUM 4 PERSON ROOM. Free wi-fi, hair dryer, mini-fridge, alarm clock/radio, free local calls, iron, board, cable TV, electronic door locks. NO PETS ARE ACCEPTED.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
8 meeting rooms to accommodate groups from 40 to 1600.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (153)

Ratings and reviews for Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
153 out of 153
Amenities:
3.9
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.3

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Chris F.
Business
N/A
Jan 20, 2015

Overnight for CNU visit

The hotel was visible from the highway, but a little challenging to get to. No big deal. The staff was very efficient and helpful, but overall it seemed understaffed. The room was nice and clean, but had an odor. Perhaps it was a pet friendly room. Overall, value vs. any issues, we would stay here again. Great location to where we needed to go.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Stephanie
Business
N/A
Jan 12, 2015

Great stay

Awesome price for a stay. The room exceeded my expectations. Pool smell in lobby is weird but other than that would stay here again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ryan
Business
N/A
Dec 29, 2014

Family visit

First visit to virginia the hotel was convenient to everywhere we had planned to go. The staff was helpful and great hospitality. The pool was opened but no heat the front desk said it was being worked on and the restaurant was closed for renovations. Our overall experience was good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Captains Fan
Business
ks
Dec 7, 2014

Smell, Noise, "Shady"

The front desk staff was very nice, but there was old food in the hall, and garbage when we checked in after 9pm. The bedroom looked nice but the sheets had stains and overall the room smelled... musty? smokey? dirty? I was happy that we had been tailgating all day and that I was exhausted. There was yelling in the hall at different points of the night and people were just "hanging around" outside and in the parking lot when we went out to grab a sandwich. I stayed here before a few years ago when it was under different ownership and it was really nice. That is no longer the case. Would not stay here again or recommend it to a friend. Not bad enough to complain to the front desk, but I was happy to check out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bart151
Business
Florida
Dec 4, 2014

Room large and very worth the price. Location was excellent between Hampton and Newport News Mall.

The Magnus hotel is located half way between Hampton and the Newport News Mall. The rooms are spacious and beds are comfortable. They are currently remodeling the bar area and from what I could see it will be very nice. Worth the value.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Miss A 100
Business
Norfolk, Virginia
Dec 2, 2014

Magnuson Hotel

Great Room.helpful,knowledgeable staff and great amenities would recommend it in a minute

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mirandazzle
Business
Washington, DC
Nov 30, 2014

Convenient hotel

This is the best hotel I've ever stayed in for the price that I paid. Perfect convenient location and super friendly staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
pfg1
Business
pa
Nov 29, 2014

Strange Situation

This hotel seems to be between managers, there is an incredible price when we booked, but the restaurant was closed, and clientel was strange, like locals who were booking short term stays.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Miss A 100
Business
Norfolk, Virginia
Nov 24, 2014

well worth your time

I had a great time at this particular hotel.The hotel staff was knowledgeable,helpful, and courteous. There was an indoor pool that was actually fabulous.My comfort level and feeling at ease was definitely well worth the time and money that it took into booking this particular hotel.Compared to my other hotel stays at other places I do believe that this hotel was far beyond and above most hotels stays.The only thing missing from this stay was that the restaurant was under renovation and I was not able to get my meals within the hotel. By and large,the hotel experience was definitely 4.8 stars!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center at Oyster Point

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
aud wife
Business
Chattanooga, Tn
Nov 22, 2014

Nieces wedding

Needs updating!!!!! Musty smell in room. mildew like. restaurant was under repair! Nothing to a return visit for us. The bed initially felt wet when we got into it. We won't be back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Shopping mall

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