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Snelling Motel

5346 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this motel for a 2 day stay in Minneapolis on a cross country trip. I had read that it was convenient to the train and it is a short walk to the station. I had a ticket to a Twins game and loved how convenient that was, and cheaper than parking downtown. I had called the hotel because... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I missed my flight connection in Minneapolis and there were no other flight options for the night so, the choice was to sleep in the airport for an early morning flight, or find a nearby hotel. Using an app to locate nearby hotel options I found the Snelling Motel and made the reservation over the phone. It is close to... More 

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Pine River, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed for one night and should have just left and asked for our money back!!! The photos that they have of their Motel are very out dated the place looks nothing like the photos. If you could smell you would not book one night at this place because it stinks!! The room was not not cleaned and there was eggs... More 

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Fort Frances, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The owner of the hotel drove us to the airport at 5am to catch a flight. It was a very cold morning, and we were going to Florida, and otherwise we would have waited in the cold for the train. He wouldn't take money. The couple who runs the hotel are both very helpful and friendly, and our room was... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Establishment which holds the road. The welcome is correct with pleasant hosts. The room is clean, a little bit old-fashioned, except that for the price it is satisfactory. The bed is comfortable. The only negative element is the streetcar nearby which circulates late a night and which restarts early the morning. In return, the closeness of the streetcar makes all... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We were booked for two nights but left after one. Should have thought more carefully as this hotel is right on the tracks and our room was about as close as you could get. We thought the trains might stop but no they run all night and the noise combined with the clanging of the crossing meant no sleep. Narrow... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This motel is a little outdated. It was a great value. Room was clean and comfortable. It's also very convenient if you need public transportation. Room size was good and everything worked good. Good location in a quiet area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I grew up in the Twin Cities, where my grandmother was the only person I knew to rely solely on public transportation to get around during the week. What a difference the lightrail makes! We've really got it all, now. Great location, pleasant place, nice people: The Snelling Motel, Spring 2014.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This place is nothing short of perfect. Went here during one of the most stressful times of my life and got absolutely everything I needed. I'd stay here over the ritz any f* day of the week. Snelling Motel, don't ever change. Love, Andy

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Walcott, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I'm not a fan of the motels where you haul your suitcases through the lobby, then a quarter mile down an interior hallway to your room. And you pay well over $100 a night for the privilege. I prefer the moderately priced motels where the doorway of your room opens onto the parking lot, and your car is just 10... More 

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