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Cottage House Inn

209 Parkway Avenue North, Lanesboro, MN 55949
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed at the Cottage House Inn. We liked it so much the first time, we knew we wanted to bring our Norwegian relatives there! This hotel has old country charm like the rest of Lanesboro. It is spotlessly clean and the staff is very friendly and accommodating! If you bring your own bikes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Wonderful location at the end of the main strip. Rooms are a nice size and clean. Good size bathrooms as well. Staff very friendly and helpful. Very relaxing front porch. Commmunity kitchen great for storing food and keeping drinks cold.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Enjoyed a few days vacation, and was looking for a quiet and inexpensive hotel. Very clean rooms with free wifi. No phone or TV in rooms, but where there for the scenery and time to get away so did not need them. Also, no breakfast on week days, but we brought our own and they have toaster, microwave fridge, and... More 

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Hastings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We've stayed here three times now, primarily to serve as our HQ for bicycle trail riding along the wonderful Root River Trail system. Very basic... no in-room TV (hooray!!), simple decor, charming owners who have all kinds of suggestions of local area museums and events to visit. They have a secured, fully enclosed shed to house your bikes safely (and... More 

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Eagan, Mn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The room was comfortably furnished, clean, and quiet. There was a large community room with lots of tables and chairs, a refrigerator and sink. In addition, there was a living room area with a TV and yet another room where coffee and tea and hot chocolate were always available. We could lock up our bikes in the shed and then... More 

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Le Sueur, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I've been visiting Lanesboro for over ten years, for get away time, to see the great plays at the Commonweal, to shop, visit Decorah not that far away, and always stay at Cottage House Inn. It is comfortable and has the perfect location; I park my car when I arrive, then walk everywhere else. They are located right across from... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have stayed at the Cottage House for over twenty years. That should say it all. Very nice staff. Accommodating. Clean rooms reasonably priced and a great location. I see many more stays in our future.

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Hutchinson, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great hotel for the price. Staff their very friendly and they aim to please. The location walking distance to everything! They have a shed to store bikes if there to ride the Root River Trail. The rooms do not have TV's but who is there to watch TV.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My daughters and I stayed at the Cottage House for three nights. We had a first floor room that was very quiet and clean. The staff offered extra towels right away and were always available. Although they only serve breakfast on weekends, we were conveniently located downtown near all the great restaurants. We chose a different restaurant each day and... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We were in town for the Rhubarb Festival, and stayed one night. My parents stayed in the main part of the inn. My husband and I stayed in the outer part (still attached), in a queen room, while our children had a double room next door. Every one of us thought the inn was very clean, and although the rooms... More 

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