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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Benson

300 14th Street South, Benson, MN 56215
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is now a mom and pop but it's nice. The rooms are nice. The beds are comfy. I highly recommend this place. They have a decent breakfast. They keep the place clean. The offer free gym passes to a nice gym. It's a good place to stay. If needing to stay in Benson I would stay here. The other... More 

Thank GypsyPolice
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We just stayed here during my mom's funeral services and it was just fine. It wasn't terrible and it wasn't great but it was good. We asked for a quiet room and it was quiet. The hotel was quite clean, the rooms needed a little more vacuuming in the corners and under the front of the beds but it was... More 

1 Thank tiny21
Eckville, Alberta
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Usually stay here while visiting the CNH Manufacturing plant in Benson MN. The stay is always comfortable, and priced right. Hotel can be a bit noisy on one side, but quiet on the other. One end can smell smoky as it is above the smoking area of the attached restaurant and bar. The breakfast is quite substantial, and is adequate... More 

Thank Roger B
Moorhead, Minnesota
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our business tried to work with this hotel to book an extended stay. The manager not only referred to our boss as "cheap" for asking for the corporate rate but ended up hanging up on us after we expressed concern about a previous visit we had made. They do not staff their front desk and when we had an issue... More 

Thank Kate E
Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We have stayed here quite a bit due to family living in the area. Normally it is a good place to stay, but our last visit was less than friendly. The day-staff is decent. However, the night manager (new to the job?) was not welcoming or friendly. Several issues occurred that were red flags: We had to go get her... More 

5 Thank Brenda L
South Dakota
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

A HUGE thank you to Kay at the front desk for going above and beyond to accommodate me when I was stranded in thick fog and freezing temperatures. If not for her dedication to great customer service, I don't know where I would have stayed warm that night.

Thank Alison K
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31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

After reading previous reviews, we selected the Benson Country Inn for a one night stay, as we had business the next day in town. The hotel staff was great, even offering cookies when we checked in. Our room was clean and spacious and close to where we needed to be. A big surprise was McKinney's Bar/restaurant attached to the hotel.... More 

1 Thank phreddymac
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

If you have to go a little out of your way to stay here instead of other hotels within about an hour radius, DO IT! This hotel is by far the best I've stayed in within that area. I've been In The area for work for the last month and must say the nice front desk staff and awesome bar/grill... More 

2 Thank Bobmicsoph
Royalton, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This is the nicest hotel in the area. Always very clean and always updating the look of the hotel. Staff are always very friendly and helpful. The staff goes out of their way to help with any business needs.

1 Thank John A
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had a lovely stay at The Country Inn in Benson, MN! Clean environment, friendly staff, excellent service, nice continental breakfast and attached bar with friendly management and staff. If you're looking for a quiet place to relax this is the hotel for you! The hot tub was nice and hot ( not lukewarm like most hot tubs), and the... More 

1 Thank dellering

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