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Country Inn By Carlson, Decorah, IA

1202 Highway 9 West, Decorah, IA 52101
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Decorah
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel looked new and was extremely charming and well maintained. The rooms were wonderful, comfortable bed and very large. The manager was extremely kind, check in was flawless, and they served a wonderful breakfast. After this experience, I will lean towards more stays at a Country Inn and Suites.

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Coralville, Iowa, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody from Cathy Grunwald the General Manager and Sally at the front desk to all of the housekeeping help to Kayla who helps out everywhere, the staff is sure to make your stay very enjoyable. A very nice pool and hot tub and excellent free breakfast are great ammenities of this hotel. It is a little hard to find if... More

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Springfield, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great choice. Staff very helpful & pleasant. The cookies are always a very nice touch. Room was large, clean, comfortable. Plenty of outlets in easy to use places. Bathroom large & clean. Breakfast was wonderful with plenty of choices & all at proper temps. A great experience.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed one night here while visiting my sister at Luther College. The beds were both queens, and both very comfortable. The TV looked pretty new and worked reasonably well, picture quality was not great. The effort the hotel makes to be Eco friendly also gives it good marks. The staff at the front desks and during breakfast were all... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

While the property is a bit dated it was clean and quiet. Loved the pool and laundry facilities. Breakfast was included and had tons of choices. With limited choices in Decorah I would not hesitate to stay again. Overall a nice stay.

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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82 reviews 82 reviews
5 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have been staying here for 8 years when we return to Decorah, The pool area is fun for the kids and the adults like the hot tub, The staff goes out of their way to make sure we have everything, We are always greeted with a smile. And they make fresh cookies which are awesome. The rooms are clean... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We realized after we checked in that this hotel was not pet friendly like their chain. We notified the front desk immediately to be honest. They not only charged us for the room and a $150 cleaning fee penalty for keeping a dog but kicked us out and called the police! We had our 2 small children and thought letting... More

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CarlsonRezidor, Customer Care at Country Inn By Carlson, Decorah, IA, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy we were able to speak with you today in detail and come to a satisfactory resolution. It is true that pets are not accepted at our facility, however, the way this situation was handled has been addressed and corrections are being made. We are actively reviewing the... More

Webster, South Dakota
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Very nice clean property! The front desk was super helpful. Excellent breakfast choices in the morning. The room was very clean (no dust behind the nightstand), the bed was comfy. Looks like a nice pool but I didn't use. There is no on site fitness room but the front desk offered a local fitness facility to work out with using... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The pool, breakfast and large rooms are all a plus. The blowers for the heat are fairly quiet. Best of all, the hotel is located on a lovely bike/walking trail that goes into town by foot in about 30 minutes, making this a great choice for walkers/runners/ bikers. The steakhouse accross the street is good, too. One of the better... More

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Northfield, Minnesota
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Worst internet speed I have found in a hotel in a very long time. Best speen 1.22Mbps downloand and .22 Mbps upload. Took 15 minutes to send a small Excel file. Netflix took forever to start and then timed out. Big TV but poor picture quality. Service is non-existent - just give you the key and offered no other information... More

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countryinndecorah, General Manager at Country Inn By Carlson, Decorah, IA, responded to this review

Todd, we are so sorry that you did not have a good experience with our internet. We have purchased the highest bandwidth available from our local provider in an effort to provide our guests with the fastest speed. I did review our static reports for that evening and due to the fact that the hotel was fully occupied, you may... More

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Address: 1202 Highway 9 West, Decorah, IA 52101
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Location: United States > Iowa > Decorah
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