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Aqua City Motel

5739 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

I will never stay in this hotel again for three reasons: first of all the old guy and the desk tried to overcharge me.We went back and forth until he realized I was right. upon entering the room I thought this looked OK. Until I seen cigarette butts under the bed. and someone keys about 30 keys on the key... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This hotel is filled with the homeless. A combination of drugs, prostitution and theft. Certainly, not a place for travelers. Though it is located in a nice neighborhood, the people staying are very transient. There is also a halfway house and another similar motel on the same block. Not safe!

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Friendly and helpful personnel.The place is located in a truly pleasant environment on the Lyndale Ave S. Easy to go to downtown or via Blue Line...e.g. to airport / Mall of America. Also Lake Harriet and its Bandshell, Lake Calhoun & Uptown and Lake of the Isles & Grand Rounds & Three Rivers Park District etc are also near if... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I would not recommend this motel if that's what you want to call it to my worst enemy. Not only did they have roaches they had mice. Mold on the door and wall, it smelled like urine in the bathroom area. So I got bleach to try and sanitize.we move to two different rooms and they all were nasty someone... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Tho is the filthiest place I have ever been in. The parking lot is decent and there was a man outside in his running vehicle as another reviewer stated previously. When I walked in the room the stench was overwhelming there where holes and cracks in the walls an rat poison had been set out I stayed for about five... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I had to go to Minneapolis last month for three days. I was looking for a nice accommodation close to downtown and found Aqua City. I was not excited to see the reviews but still ended up staying there. To my surprise it was nothing like the pictures posted here and the reviews don’t accurately describe the place. It had... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

I have stayed here off and on for several years.....working with the staff is excellent and great to work with. The rooms are clean and not like as some of the reviews i have read. The price and location is great. I would recommend this for any traveller.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

I stayed at the Aqua city motel for an extended period of time. Its a great place if you're a people watcher.... Nothing more enjoyable than prostitutes and crackheads on a friday night! The Management isnt nosy,or easy to reach after about 8pm so if discretion is what youre after,this is the spot for you! And dont worry about the... More 

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aquacity, Manager at Aqua City Motel, responded to this review

If the place is as described, why someone will stay for an extended period of time? I would check out the very first day instead of staying for a long time. We are here 24 hours on site and office remains open. We are on Lyndale Ave. , one of the main streets in Minneapolis, I am not sure if... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

This is by far the nastiest room I have ever been in in my entire life. The carpet is stained and filthy, the towels and sheets don't get washed with soap, there is mold growing everywhere and the walls are paper thin so you can smell and hear EVERYTHING. The owner is some cranky Arab man who barely knows English... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

Well, if you do not mind the horrible smelling main rug in my motel room which needed tearing out and throwing away, the lack of about half the electrical outlets or lights working, lots of what appeared to be marginal and I mean very marginal characters..... living there, and broken appliances, and lack of much connection with a manager or... More 

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