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Willows on the River

100 Central Point, Lake City, MN
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Willows on the River
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Lake City
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second year we stayed at Willows on the River in Lake City, MN . 15 miles down the great river road is Stockholm Wi. This was 41st anniversary of the upper midwest largest art festival. Saturday night we ate at Nosh restaurant in Lake City. Excellent food and great choices of wine. The restaurant sits on the... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Willows on the River has become our favorite getaway location. The view is spectacular and the rental condos are terrific. Since we live in Minneapolis it only takes us about 50 minutes to start enjoying our time away from home. The floor to ceiling windows provide a beautiful view of Lake Pepin and the MIssissippi River. If you are... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

lovely place, but the people behind the front desk sadly were not at all helpful. We asked for a late check out on a very very quiet Sunday and were given the "what if everyone did that" and "my manager/owner doesn't allow me to do this". I left my pillow behind and called asking if they could ship it. This... More

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Nancy N, Owner/Manager at Willows on the River, responded to this review

One of the things people always comment on is how friendly our staff is. We have survey cards in each suite and I don’t even recall a complaint regarding our front desk staff being unpleasant. We do our best to accommodate guests, we were able to let this person check in at 10:30 am, (check in time is 3 pm),... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I have stayed at the Willows condo twice in the last two years. I might try to make it an annual tradition. It's such a beautiful drive between Lake City and Wabasha especially in Fall when the leaves are turning color with the bluffs and Lake Pepin. The service at the Willows has been very good and friendly and they... More

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Elmwood, Wisconsin
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Well, all I can say is....WOW!!!!! When reading the reviews of this place....I want you to seriously look past the negative ones, and read the positive ones. Not quite sure why anyone that stayed at Willows on the River could not have a positive stay there. My husband and I have traveled through out the world, and this place is... More

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We found this place by accident, I will be back! Right on the water and the pictures are exactly what you get. A full kitchen is awesome, I couls stay forever! Love it. Staff was so accomodating. What a lovely place, and very clean.

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This is a condo on Lake Pepin that is spacious, clean, well-equipped, and has something you rarely find in rental units---comfortable furniture and plenty of hooks in the bathroom! Once you're into the off season it's harder to find good restaurants open. But there's actually a pretty good one right here on the water, Sunsets. Oh yes, I forgot to... More

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We stayed three nights for our 30th anniversary. I would recommend this condo to anyone. It is clean,very large and you cannot find this view for this price. Golf "The Jewel". That course is a hidden treasure.. Get a stay and play package and the golf is so reasonable. We are going back next year.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We have stayed at ‘The Willows’ three times in the past year. The location is great, and the facilities are pretty nice. HOWEVER, I am upset that they don't recycle, hence the low service rating! For some people this may not be a big deal, but to me it is. I’m guessing there are other like-minded people that may be... More

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Nancy N, Owner at Willows on the River, responded to this review

The opening line “They don’t recycle” is false, also the statement that “we don’t care” is not at all accurate. Willows does recycle, we recycle aluminum as well as cardboard and paper. This accounts for 98% of our recyclables. We have recycle containers in all units. This person has called every front desk employee of ours for several days to... More

Fountain City, Wisconsin
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

If you're looking for a beautiful view this place had it. But that's all it has. My husband and I recently stayed here and this is what we encountered. Stuffing was falling out of the arm of the couch, there was a piece of wood stuck at the bottom of our patio door (perhaps this was supposed to be the... More

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Nancy N, Owner at Willows on the River, responded to this review

The number one compliment we get on our survey cards is "this is the cleanest place we have ever stayed", the second being our friendly and accommodating staff. When the customer called at 11 pm and stated that we have no king sized bed but we had 2 single beds pushed together, we explained that all king sized beds come... More

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Address: 100 Central Point, Lake City, MN
Location: United States > Minnesota > Lake City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Willows On The River Hotel Lake City

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