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Budget Host Inn Mankato

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1255 Range Street, Mankato, MN 56001
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Ranked #13 of 16 hotels in Mankato
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Beach Park, Illinois, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Had to reserve a room there for some people that arrived for a visit unexpectantly. They did not have a lot of money and I was skeptical of putting them in the hotel because I didn't know anything about it.. I went to the hotel and asked to see a room before I booked them! The clerk had no issue... More

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Mankato, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Just needed a place to stay for a night in the Mankato area. The hotel is nothing fancy but it was the cheapest option in the area and it did the trick. Woman at the desk was incredibly friendly, the room was fine and everything was working correctly. Included cable and internet. I would stay there again.

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CDesai, Guest Relations Manager at Budget Host Inn Mankato, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Budget Host Inn Mankato for your recent stay and for sparing the time to give us a review. We are glad to hear you had a good stay. We greatly appreciate your honest feedback. Please do visit us again. More

Freeland, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The hotel lobby looks very nice and updated. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Free breakfast consists of donuts and toast. While the room itself was in desperate need of an update, it was clean. The towels feel like sandpaper and are stained. The bathroom needs repair...peeling paint, corroded fixtures, flooring is coming up, but it was clean.

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CDesai, Public Relations Manager at Budget Host Inn Mankato, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We make property improvements annually. The last improvement made to our guest rooms was removal of wallpapers and radiator units. Walls were refinished and freshly paint with an accent wall color. We are pleased to announce, a bathroom upgrade is the next improvement on our list. We will also take your comments to... More

Buhl, MN
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The building smells of cigarette smoke upon entry. The lobby was decent with a sitting area for breakfast but the breakfast was the absolute bare minimum. The coffee was not good. The room was very dirty. They should fire their cleaners and hire new because there is a total lack of effort. Dirt and dust bunnies in the corners, every... More

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CDesai, Public Relations Manager at Budget Host Inn Mankato, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear about how dirty your room was, your comments have been passed on to our housekeeping staff. This should help improve in that department. We are also glad to inform we have made some new additions to our free continental breakfast. Thank you for your feedback. More

Duluth, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Stopped by since I was in town for 1 day or work and thought location would work for me--that was my first mistake! Parking lot was empty but man behind glass window said they were almost full and only had a larger room available so I was stuck with it and later I found he didn't even give me the... More

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CDesai, Manager at Budget Host Inn Mankato, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Please accept our apologies for all the terrible issues you put up with during your recent stay. From your description, it seems you were accidentally rented a room that was dirty from a previous guest stay. Since that is never the state of a room we would rent. Despite of acknowledging the mistake, our staff was rude to... More

Randolph, MN
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Our family stayed here while attending a weekend event in Mankato. Having read the previous review we were a little apprehensive, but the price was right, so we gave Budget Host a chance. We ended up being very glad that we did. The building is older, but was clean and quiet. We needed two double beds but were given a... More

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Brevard, NC
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

This motel was terrible! We stayed here only because it was first week of working in town and money was tight. Sign advertises internet, but even upon check-in they fail to inform you that their router is bottom shelf and only picks up right next to it. You have to go to the lobby to use internet where it is... More

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Address: 1255 Range Street, Mankato, MN 56001
Location: United States > Minnesota > Mankato
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Host Inn Mankato 2*
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Interior corridors, 2 levels, 50 guest rooms, free parking.We offer clean comfortable rooms at affordable rates. All guest rooms are equipped with mini fridge, microwave, alarm clock, cable TV, HBO, direct dial phones, individual cooling/heating unit. Free local calls.Other amenities include: Free Continental breakfast, free high-speed internet with 24 hr customer support, coin operating guest laundry on site open 24 hr, free access to Snap Fitness, a nearby gym facility also open 24 hr, and access keys available for pick up at front desk. Iron, ironing boards and hair dryers are also available at the front desk.Located at the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 169, the Budget Host Inn abuts beautiful Hiniker Pond Park. The hotel is a five-minute drive from Bluff Park, Spring Lake Park and Kiwanis Recreation Area. A 15-minute drive east across the Minnesota River leads you through downtown Mankato to Minnesota State University - Mankato. A 15-minute slide south brings you to Mount Kato Ski Area, a winter and summer wonderland. Mankato Regional Airport is eight miles away. ... more   less 
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