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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mankato Hotel and Conference Center, MN

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Canby, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel location several times and have never had a complaint. The staff is super friendly and helpful and the hotel is very clean and comfortable. We would definitely recommend this hotel!

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LOsborne, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mankato Hotel and Conference Center, MN, responded to this review

Mascot101 – Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to complete a TripAdvisor review of your recent stay with us. We are happy to see that you have stayed with us several times in the past, so you know what to expect when walking through our doors. We want you to feel at home when staying... More 

Twin Cities
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This Country Inn is like many i have stayed at. The breakfast is better than average, with hot entrees and waffles. the room was clean. There were always fresh cookies, coffee and tea in the lobby. The pool area was average with a shallow hot tub that wasn't very hot. The adjacent restaurant, Bonfire, was good, we went there during... More 

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LOsborne, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mankato Hotel and Conference Center, MN, responded to this review

Larsmatic, Thank you for taking time to complete a review on our TripAdvisor page. We love seeing comments and suggestions from our guests’, and as a Club Carlson Elite member, we truly appreciate the honest feedback from someone that knows what to expect when staying at a Carlson property. We are happy to see that you were able to take... More 

Annandale, MN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Stayed one night on a business trip. Was really pleased to have them recognize me as a Club Carlson Gold Elite member. I received a complimentary room upgrade and a nice gift in my room. An excellent club to join...many perks! Check-in was fast and easy and the room was immaculate and inviting. Enjoyed the complimentary drink ticket and half-price... More 

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LOsborne, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mankato Hotel and Conference Center, MN, responded to this review

Mike-Cathy – Thank you so much for rating us on TripAdvisor and giving us a shout out that we should be number 1! We really appreciate guests’ like you that travel often and know what is expected when you stay at hotels. We are not only happy to have you as a repeat guest, but thrilled that you are one... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I stayed here two nights on a business trip. The staff were all very friendly. Rooms were immaculate. Everything was so clean! More toiletries than other hotels as well, which I greatly appreciated! The bar/restaurant attached was very cool too. The decor was unique and fun. As always, the free chocolate chip cookies are delicious!

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Meghanmari – Wow, traveled from Washington, DC to Mankato, MN, eh? What a long distance to travel and we can tell that you know what to expect when traveling that far of a distance. Well, we want to thank you for not only staying with us, but also rating us on TripAdvisor! We are glad to see that we met... More 

Granite Falls, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The hotel is starting to show its age, but it is ok for families. The pool area is nice for kids. The hot tub is relaxing for adults. The connection to the Bonfire is fantastic. The was some mix up with our rooms but the manager nicely compensated for the issue. Rooms were quite. Breakfast was awesome. So nice not... More 

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SWMNMomofboys – Thank you for taking the time to rate us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate the comments that you had regarding your most recent stay with us. We want you to know that we use comments, such as your, to help us improve the services and hotel we have to offer. We do want to apologize that there was... More 

Mankato, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

My son and I attended a family wedding at the hotel & conference center. It was very clean & superb service. I have a severely sensitive nose where I can smell smells others cannot. This hotel obviously takes pride in its clean facility and there were absolutely no wrong smells. I have traveled extensively and run into that problem in... More 

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Marie5832 – Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us and completing a TripAdvisor response for us. We really appreciate letting us know how well we did! Our housekeeping team really takes pride in making sure all areas of the hotel, not just the guest rooms, are well maintained on a daily basis. Having... More 

Delano, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My family and I have stayed at the Country Inn & Suites in Mankato several times over the past three years and each time we find it to be like visiting family. The hotel is easy to get to and our kids love the pool and hot tub. As parents of four we find the complimentary breakfast to be a... More 

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186MarkO – Thank you for taking the time to complete a TripAdvisor about your most recent stay with us. Our entire staff is happy to see that you continue to visit us year after year to visit family. We are glad that you are able to find us and fully enjoy the pool and whirlpool. Plus, being sent off to... More 

Delano, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Great stay for family of 6. Pool temp just right. Room clean. Favorite pillows and sheets of any hotel. Kids loved breakfast. General manager greeted us and helped with special request. Two thumbs up!

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Liz O – Two Thumbs Up to you for taking time out of your day to complete a TripAdvisor regarding you most recent stay with us! We are happy to see that our General Manager, Linda Osborne, was able to greet you in the lobby and make sure any of the special requests you had were taken care of. Linda... More 

Graettinger, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stay here every time we go to Mankato!! Very comfortable, pleasant staff, very accommodating! We enjoy the Bonfire restaurant that is attached to the hotel. We enjoy the free breakfasts, a large selection of different items!! Chicken fried steak with biscuits & gravy even one morning :) We love the little extra touches...fresh cookies in the lobby to good... More 

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LOsborne, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mankato Hotel and Conference Center, MN, responded to this review

Julie J – Thank you so much for the kind words and filling out a TripAdvisor regarding your stay with us. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay, as well as got to experience our “Be Our Guest” atmosphere, which all Country Inn & Suites locations are known for. The little extras that we have available in... More 

Sioux City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

What a great hotel. I was there on business for three days. Everything was clean, people were super nice and there is a fantastic resteraunt located right next door. But what made this trip special was this. I went outside to my car after checkout and two of the hotel staff were waiting for me. We just had a blizzard... More 

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Tony V – Thank you for taking the time to rate us on TripAdvisor. Wow, what can I say about your excellent comments about our staff? Well, that you truly were able to experience our “Be Our Guest” atmosphere first hand that is driven by our General Manager, entire Management staff and Associates! What you experienced during your stay is... More 

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