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Prairie Winds Motel

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1764 E Hwy 136, Carthage, IL 62321
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Prairie Winds Motel
Ranked #2 of 2 Carthage B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just spent a week at the Prairie Winds Motel ( June 14-21). The price was great compared to other motels. Our room was large with a large bathroom and shower. Had plenty of hot water with good pressure. The owner/manager was very pleasant. We highly recommend this motel to anyone going to this area. We will stay here again if... More

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Poplar Grove, IL
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I lived in Carthage until early 1981, this Motel had a restaurant and banquet room at that time. They are now closed, that is about all that has changed at this Motel. It is pretty clean, but, bring your own shampoo and bath bar size soap. The price is terrific though, I paid $44 for a night. No queen or... More

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Shelbyville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Found the Prairie Winds Motel on-line when planning our trip. The prices couldn't be beat. Was pleasantly surprised when we got to our room. Very spacious and clean. Much better than the chain hotels. Very laid back atmosphere. The big plus, the bathroom was almost spotless, the shower had great water pressure. Will definitely stay there again if in the... More

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Hortonville, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This was the second time we stayed at this motel. We got a much different room than the first time. The carpeting was nasty. It was vacuumed, but dirty old brown sculptured carpet. Yuk! The bedspreads were very worn. One chair looked like a hot iron had been dropped on it and burnt a hole in the fabric. The bathroom... More

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Hortonville, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

This is an old school cinder block motel like the kind my family always stayed in when I was young. The bathroom was very clean for a building this old. The sheets were clean but the bedspreads were old and worn and were the greatest detriment to the appearance of the room. The management should really invest in new ones.... More

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DeValls Bluff, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Our room was very clean and spacious It was quiet and the bed was comfortable. The motel as well as our room was very easy access. The owner/manager was pleasant and helpful. If we are in the area again, we will stay there again. Pat D

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012 via mobile

The guys at the counter were rude and weird . I didn't expect much going to a "motel" but it was totally creepy we won't ever stay there again & there could possibly be cameras in the rooms . The blankets had cigrette burns in them and were just gross . Our room smelled like skunk.

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Antwerp, Ohio, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Just want to say our experience at this motel, on short notice, was extremely satisfactory. Not only with the staff, but the cleanliness was outstanding. The staff went out of their way to please us, the rates were great, and we were very happy to see how clean the bathrooms were (which is very important to us). Thank you for... More

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Stony Mountain, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

I've stayed at Prairie Winds Motel on a number of occasions over the past 3 years: without question this is as nice a country motel as one could hope for. Extremely clean: quiet: with very friendly people. Whenever I visit the area, I don't bother to check around any more as this well managed establishment gives me what I'm looking... More

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Southern US
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I was in the area for the holidays and family had stayed previously and recommended it vs. driving to Macomb or Keokuk to stay in a chain hotel. I echo the thoughts of my fellow reviewers - sometimes you worry about independent hotels, but the Prairie Winds isn't one to worry about, unless you are expecting luxury amenities. I also... More

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Address: 1764 E Hwy 136, Carthage, IL 62321
Location: United States > Illinois > Carthage
Number of rooms: 25

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