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Plaza 1 Spencer

102 11th Street SW Plaza Drive, Spencer, IA 51301
Plaza 1 Spencer
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Shakopee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Plaza 1 this weekend and found it very comfortable & clean for a good price. The staff was exceptionally friendly and informative about local places to eat or site see. We would stay there again if in the Spencer area.

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Pipestone, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

We stay here each year while exhibiting at the Clay Co. Fair and this hotel fits our need just fine. The place is a bit dated BUT the rooms are clean, the staff is great, and the only "complaint" we have is that the breakfast is a bit weak. The fruit offered was a bit past it's due and would... More 

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Spencer, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

My aunt and uncle from the Cities stay here twice a year. The room is clean and handicap accessible. In addition, the desk help and room service is very accomodating. Price is right! Stay there. Excellent.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

I admit his isn't the nicest place to stay. But we've been staying there for the few Fourth of July weekends with friends and it's fine for what we need. Boating parking and a place to sleep and have a few beers in the parking lot.

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Clarinda, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

The motel is in a good location. The room was old. Spider webs in the corner. The tub floor has many cracks and it felt like it would give way and there was water coming from under the tub out onto the tile floor. The bedding had cigarette burns. The microwave and mini refrigerator was new. But could not tell... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2011

This is an average motel which has seen better days. It was clean but some little things were concerning. We were with another couple and both rooms had similar issues. The stopper in the bathroom sink was not connected and one had to physically pry it out for draining to occur; there was a coffee maker but only plastic cold... More 

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chicago, il
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

I travel often and try to stay at local motels/hotels over national chains- I try to contribute to local businesses as much as I can. The Plaza 1 Motel is of the best places I have ever stayed. The staff is courteous and polite. The room amenities included a bigger dorm fridge, microwave, hair dryer, and a TV and remote... More 

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Villisca, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2010

I was looking for a nice quite room, and I found it. The manager Ruth couldn't have been more helpful. The room was clean and spacious. There was a desk and table provided, along with an easy chair! I would definitely stay here the next time I am in town!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2010

Have stayed twice now and will continue to stay. Ruth at the counter will do everyrhing in her power to insure you enjoy and come back.... Even boil eggs for you for breakfast if you mention it. An older motel but not much different than newer mid-range motels and kept up well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2010

My Family and I recently stayed at the Plaza 1 the night before Grandpa's knee surgery. the Manager was VERY pleasant and funny. She was very accommodating. She made Mom a pot of coffee 3 hours before the continental breakfast opened and made our check out date later just in case we had to stay longer than the planned one... More 

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plaza1motel, manager at Plaza 1 Spencer, responded to this review

I just wanted to thanks you for your kind words. I hope your grandpa is doing well. We try to make people happy here. Sometimes you have to be at a hotel for situtations that are beyond your controll so we here at the Plaza 1 Motel try to make you feel at home. Thanks for your business and hope... More 

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