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Thumper Pond Resort

300 Thumper Lodge Road, Ottertail, MN 56571
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a very nice hot tub suite with a fire place. Staff was great and Willy T's dinner was good waitress/bartender was awsome but kitchen seemed to shut down a bit early. Only one major problem, NO BREAKFAST!!!! We found out that night after being checked in and not from front desk that on the first of the first... More 

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Cincinnati Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Was her for a business meeting. This place is in the boonies but they carved out a very nice resort. Rooms very comfortable, people very friendly and overall a very relaxed atmosphere. There are no places "in town" to go eat (pop ~400) but that isn't an issue since the bar/restaurant on site is just fine. Service was a bit... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Thumper Pond when he was in Minnesota for business. A lot of amenities were closed because of damage they'd had from a storm. It looked like they were working hard to get everything up and going again though. I just wished their website had said those things wouldn't be available. The staff at the... More 

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Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

This golfing event was planned months in advance, well before the unfortunate water park collapsed. With that said, the hotel would not offer any discount or refund despite our intention to make full use of this aspect for the kids. The hotels stance was it was a "complimentary pass" and it was never included in the price. Sure... Room was... More 

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marathon fl
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stayed for a weekend for a wedding, clean rooms, comfortable beds- liked the suites as the space was so great. The wedding reception was at the resort, was disappointed in the that the salads were served, then took 45 minutes for the main course to be served and my fish was lukewarm, grooms dad had to find a server to... More 

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Omaha ne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My wife and I selected this "resort" to be the venue of our wedding. It was more like a full service hotel with a golf course than a "resort." One of the leading factors in our decision to select this location was the water park. We have 2 young boys and we knew there would be lots of other children... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had Christmas in Ottertail for my wife's family side. We decided to spend two days at the hotel to have our own spot to crash. The kid's loved the pool area with 2 different water slides. My kids are 13 and 9 both girls. There is also a small kid area with slide. For adults they can use the... More 

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ThumperPond, Guest Relations Manager at Thumper Pond Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We always appreciate feedback as it helps us to improve. Here at Thumper Pond we pride ourselves on providing excellent guest service and clean, comfortable rooms. We train our staff to live up to these standards and our housekeeping staff does daily room inspections to make sure our rooms are impeccable. More 

Fargo, North Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We arrived before the scheduled check-in time and our room was ready. That was definitely a nice (but never expected). Check-in process was on the slower side as there was only one Guest Service Representative at the Front Desk. ROOM: When we got to the room my initial thought was that the room was a bit outdated for price tag... More 

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Montevideo, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

I don't understand why people are complaining. We had a fabulous time while staying here. Our room was clean and big. The area is absolutely beautiful. The water park was a blast. The kids loved it. I also enjoyed it. Especially the waterslides.

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ThumperPond, Guest Relations Manager at Thumper Pond Resort, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to let us know all the great experiences you had while staying with us. We truly value our guest comments. We strive to make every guest experience, one to be remembered. We are pleased that we exceeded your expectations and made your stay GRAND! We are so thankful for your continued loyalty to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We attended a family wedding at Thumper Pond Resort. We stayed one night. All went well...except the weather...which I don't think we can blame on Thumper Pond. We were very pleased. Didn't like paying $2 at the bar for a small cup of Diet Coke...but I'm cheap. Also heard family complaints about slow service in the restaurant, but I didn't... More 

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ThumperPond, Guest Relations Manager at Thumper Pond Resort, responded to this review

I want to express that the Thanks for your feedback. I’m sorry to hear of the other guests impressions of Willy T's Restaurant. We’ve worked hard to focus our efforts toward the better service. We also want each of our guests to feel they are treated with the highest level of service! I’ve brought your comments up with our team,... More 

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