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172 Pine Avenue, PO Box 362, Blackduck, MN 56630
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Drake Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This place is very comfortable my boyfriend and I were passing through and decided to book a room granted if you don't fish or hunt there isn't much to do in blackduck but the room itself made up for that comfy beds spacious very clean my only complaint is the bathroom is too small and I wish there was a... More

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Aguanga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed here while visiting relatives. Rooms were tidy and clean. No coffee, microwave or refrigerator, just the bare bones, but nice place to sleep. Walls are thin and you can hear your neighbors TV. Would stay here again

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Unfortunately our Standard rooms do not have cooking facilities, but our Kitchenettes have the microwave, refrigerator, toaster, 2 burner range top, pots, pans, dishes (and the Large Unit has a full size kitchen with everything inc. table & chairs, and the picnic area has a gas grill for our guests to use & a deep... More

Marion, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Nice rooms, option for kitchenette is a plus. Very reasonable rates. Fish cleaning house and freezer storage is perfect addition that most places don't provide. Owners are wonderful friendly people and gratious hosts. Great central location for many great lakes (Blackduck, Winnie, Red, Bemidiji, and many others). Parking available for boat trailiers and outside outlets to be able to charge... More

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The fish cleaning room & freezer space definitely gets used a lot! Thank you for your kind words, we do try to do what we can to make our guests stay enjoyable, thank you! More

Suring, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My husband and I stay at the Drake for the simple fact the it is reasonable priced, clean and neat. We rent one of the rooms with a kitchenette in it so when we came back with our catch of the day we have a place to make our own meals. Oh ya and they have a fish cleaning house,... More

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Yes, the kitchenettes come in handy to fry up fresh fish! So many lakes around us with great fishing we try to keep up on it to at least give folks a starting spot of where to fish or interesting things to see! Again, thank you for your review & hope to see you folks... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is my favorite place to stay for fishing the Bemidji, Blackduck, and Red Lake area. Well kept, reasonable rates, and the owners are good people. The fish cleaning area is a real plus, as many places do not have this.

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, love hearing your favorite place to stay in the area! We do try to keep the rates lower so folks can stay a bit longer to enjoy the area. Thank you again for your review & hope to see you again! More

Carver, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Have been staying at the Drake Motel for years and will always stay there whenever I go up north to fish in the Black Duck area. It is centrally located to many great fishing lakes in the area and a convenient fish cleaning room to take care of your catch at the end of the day. The rooms are always... More

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Always enjoy having you & your group come back! Yes, we do have 3 kinds of rooms to choose from, and that fish cleaning room comes in handy! We try to make our guests stay a good one, thank you again for your review! More

Champlin, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The Drake Motel is centrally located in Blackduck, Mn...one of northern Minnesota's premier hunting, fishing, & recreational areas. Clean, comfortable rooms are provided at affordable rates...all within minutes of some of the best hunting, fishing, and natural scenery for all outdoor enthusiasts. Hosts Diane and Mike's friendly and generous nature always makes our stays more enjoyable & rewarding!

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DrakeMotel, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Anthony! I am glad you enjoy your stays at the Drake, we always love it when people write reviews & most of all, continue to visit us here! And you are right, we are in a prime spot for some of the best fishing & hunting & try to help our guests out by giving... More

Monticello, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Absolutely love this place. Hosts are wonderful and make you feel like family. Rooms are so clean and cozy! If you are looking for a great value and homey atmosphere then this is it. We have stayed here annually for years and look forward to it every year! Am so happy that the secret is out, but sad at the... More

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Drake M, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us & stay with us each year. We do try to make sure our guest feel at home during their visit & give it that homey atmosphere! Again, thank you for your review & will see you again next year! More

Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We have been traveling from lower Michigan to Blackduck, MN. since 1993. We have always stayed at the Drake Motel. Since the current owners took it over, they have redecorated all rooms to reflect the "Northwoods" effect of the great North Country of Minnesota. Each room has a theme and the decorations reflect that theme. Very clean, comfortable beds and... More

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Drake M, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Wow, 20 years, now that's a returning customer! Glad that you have the 'feel of home'! Thank you again and hope you continue staying with us for another 20 years! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

First time at the Drake but thought the room was very clean and the best value by far. They don't have an ice machine but gave us a small bag for drinks. There is a full sized coffee pot and packets of instant coffee. But we brought coffee and filters along. No hair dryer or shampoo, but with the price... More

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Drake M, Owner at Drake Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Yes, we do provide instant coffee for our guests, but we have the coffee pots in the rooms as we have several guests who like to bring their coffee to fill thermos up before hitting the lake. But if you ever need coffee filters, shampoos, hair dryers or even an iron & ironing board just... More

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Address: 172 Pine Avenue, PO Box 362, Blackduck, MN 56630
Location: United States > Minnesota > Blackduck
Number of rooms: 13

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