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Country Inn By Carlson

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   300 South Highway 3, Northfield, MN 55057
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Northfield
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Verona, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stay here if you like being woke up by trains running past your window 10 feet away. The crossing is unmarked, so each one blasts on its horn! The walls are thin so if the trains aren't bad enough, you can be awoken to the laughing and talking of drunk people at 2 am. Not a place to stay unless... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After making phone reservations with a girl who was obviously bewildered, we should have just cancelled. But we didn't. We were part of a block of rooms reserved for a wedding. Upon arrival, we were told the room rate we reserved at was not what we would be paying. We were told that we got the last two rooms available... More

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Angela N, Manager at Country Inn By Carlson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We take pride in our “Yes I Can!” culture and do apologize that you did not receive this level of service. We take the time to listen to your constructive comments, so we can continually improve our services. We hope for another opportunity to exceed your expectations. If you would... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

computer and printer worked downstairs. Breakfast was pretty good, the front desk guy knows how to cook the sausage. Rooms were fine. Complementary Breakfast, coffee. Complementary Good cookies available all the time. Sometimes complementary fruits. Apparently there are train tracks near the hotel, but it did not wake me up. Staff was helpful. There were plenty of outlets in the... More

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, for as much as you are charge for a room, you would expect a good night sleep, not the case with this hotel. Room clean and adequate, staff friendly and know that the trains are a nightmare. Breakfast was hot and good.

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Angela N, Manager at Country Inn By Carlson, responded to this review

I understand your frustration with the trains that run behind the hotel. sometimes they can be worse than others but if you request a room on the opposite side of the railroad tracks most people don't realize the train is back there. I hope when your travels bring you back to Northfield you do give our hotel a try again.... More

Iowa
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140 reviews 140 reviews
94 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Still not impressed. The pool temperature was very comfortable, the hot tub a bit too hot (all 7 of us couldn't stand it for long) and there is still no fitness center. Not that I was expecting them to fabricate one since our last stay. LOL. The train is annoying but we've slept in noisier hotels. Breakfast was good-well stocked... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The hotel is a bit long in the tooth. The staff was pleasant. The rooms a little dingy. The beds just barely comfortable. About what I suspected. All this is ok...until the freight trains start rolling through all night. 4 in our evening from 11pm to 6 am. And since you can toss a rock to the tracks from the... More

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Angela N, Manager at Country Inn By Carlson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us. We understand how important a quiet environment is and apologize for the train noise. Your feedback helps us to try and prevent situations such as this in the future. We hope you will give us another chance if you are in the area again. Most people that request rooms... More

Orleans, Massachusetts
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed here for parents weekend at Carleton College. The Inn is a short walk across a busy road to the center of town and the campus - so definitely the best location for that, you don't need your car once you get there. Place was fine, room was clean and modern, breakfast included was standard fare and more than... More

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California
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I wouldn't stay here again unless it was the only hotel available in Northfield. The AmericInn is better in all respects - nicer rooms, nicer breakfast and quieter. The main issue with the Country Inn is definitely the noise from the trains. We were on the quieter side of the building, but still heard the trains throughout the night. When... More

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Angela N, Manager at Country Inn By Carlson, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that your stay wasn't pleasant. Unfortunately there are train tracks that run behind the hotel and when staying in the front of the building they are less noticeable. We are between two intersections and they are required by law to blow the horn which can be annoying at times especially when your trying to sleep. The... More

PINE CITY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I checked in right at check in time, and found my room to be newly renovated and was very nice. I just had started unpacking and all of the sudden my door opened and maintenance was about to walk in as I was changing - no knock on the door. I yelled that someone was in here and he left... More

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Iowa
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140 reviews 140 reviews
94 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have family that now live in Northfield and it sucks that there are very few options for hotels. We paid $150 per night :( for not even a great Country Inn. If we wanted to stay outside of Northfield or in the Cities, prices would have been way cheaper for a comparable hotel. Employees were having problems with check... More

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Angela N, Manager at Country Inn By Carlson, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize for your stay due to it being unpleasant. We never want a guest to leave upset, which I see you did. I want you to be happy and would be happy to talk to you more about it. Please feel free to give me a call. More

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Address: 300 South Highway 3, Northfield, MN 55057
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Northfield
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn By Carlson 2.5*
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Country Inn By Carlson Hotel Northfield
Country Inn Northfield
Northfield Country Inn

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