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Ripple River Motel and RV Park

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701 Minnesota Ave. S., Aitkin, MN 56431
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Soldotna, Alaska, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is our second stay at this place since we spent our honeymoon there 40 years ago. We stayed in one of the extended stay rooms. It was nice. While under the new owner seems like it is taking them a while to figure stuff out. Like emptying the trash cans and such. I will be staying there again in... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed here when my husband had to travel here for an evening meeting. I didn't know what to expect when I located this motel using my Garmin GPS, but my expectations were not high. I was pleasantly surprised to discover just how nice it was. When you ask for a non smoking room in most motels, you can still... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

August 2014 was our second visit to the Ripple River Motel. Our room on the second floor (outdoor stairs only) was quiet and comfortable. The plantings are very attractive and well maintained, and the location really is right on the Ripple River, a pretty spot..Everything worked. About the only complaint we had was that the new "green" lightbulbs in the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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109 reviews 109 reviews
48 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stayed here as part of our Big 2014 Road Trip. Exterior looked very inviting, and the rooms even more so. Very friendly and accommodating staff. On-site pizza and ice cream were very good. Not a low-cost place, but not horrifyingly expensive, either. And they're supporter of long-distance bicycle touring as well.

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longmont, colorado
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This motel is a surprise!..Things in Northern Minnesota can be quite rough at times and when it is pouring rain and the mosquitoes are out in vengence, finding this motel is heaven sent. It is newly renovated and has beautiful decor. New carpeting, cozy stove, and furnished in a real homey way. I wish I had reason to be in... More 

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Cologne, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We stayed at the Ripple River Motel for the second time in July, 2013. This motel is a definite "mom & pop" place and not a chain. The owners live on-site and do a great job of caring for their guests and the motel. They are very nice and go out of their way to be accommodating. Both times we... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on my way to N.D. it was very clean & spacious. We got the king jacuzzi room. The room decor is nice and inviting, room had a mini fridge & microwave which was nice with my toddlers milk & snacks. It makes for a great stop on your travels through Minnesota.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This is our third stay and this time we "splurged" on the king size/jacuzzi suite. Taking a jacuzzi bath while my husband napped on the bed, after a long day at the lake was quite the interesting and relaxing experience. The owners are nice, the place is so clean and the complimentary continental breakfast is just a nice bonus. The... More 

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Coleraine, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

My husband I wanted to get away for a couple of days for our anniversary. We had driven by this motel many times, and always talked about what an inviting place it looked to stay. I am not the type that needs fancy things, but I DO need the place to be clean. This is it! My husband wanted a... More 

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Pekin, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We have stayed here a couple of times with some good experiences and more bad experiences. The owners can sometimes be very rude as if they are the only Motel there is and you have to stay there. Not much for what they call a breakfast. Rooms are mostly clean with exceptions to areas where they don't move furnishings. You... More 

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Address: 701 Minnesota Ave. S., Aitkin, MN 56431
Location: United States > Minnesota > Aitkin
Number of rooms: 28

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