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Oakdale Motel

1418 S. Oak Ave., Owatonna, MN 55060
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Owatonna
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The innkeepers are very friendly people. The motel is easy to find, it's very easy to park, and close to a Hy-Vee grocery/gas station and restaurants. The price was great. They like dogs, and had a small fee for my Akita, which was no problem. The room was comfortable and had fridge, microwave, good TV, and wi-fi. I'd stay here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Very clean and newly painted room that I was in. Everything worked, had a nice wall mounted 32 inch LCD television. Plenty of room inside with new furniture . The outside doesn't look like much, as it is an older hotel. But is in good shape on the inside, I think it was a very good value for your money

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I helped a family in need and got them a room at this hotel. The owner was very accommodating and friendly. Room was clean even if it was outdated. Free breakfast in the morning. If you need a place to crash and dont want to spend around $100.00 a night. This is the place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We ended up staying here simply because we were traveling without reservations and there weren't any rooms in any of the chains for the last 50 miles. The rates were good, the room was clean and comfortable, and despite the bus stop, it was very quiet. Not only that, but the owners were wonderful people and very accommodating. Despite the... More 

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Hell, Norway
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48 hotel reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The owners are a pleasant South Asian couple, so I feel bad ripping their motel. But it is terribly run-down and grungy, and they have got to know that. There is nothing romantic or nostalgic about mom-and-pop motels such as this one. Stick with the chains. And I am vexed that this motel got rave reviews from accounts that appear... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Lumpy beds with a bare sheet on the sagging mattress in a musty, smoke-tinged "non-smoking" room. Woke up wheezing with red, itchy eyes. For the money you're better off getting a good pillow and sleeping in your car.

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Gurnee, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

FIrst of all, there website says they are AAA approved but the sign in front of the motel has it blanked out. When we first arrived the person checking us in wanted my credit card so they could charge us for the room, even though I pre-paid the room. They were insistent on this but I refused to give them... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This motel was fantastic! The rooms are clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. The staff was incredibly helpful and could not have been nicer. Not to mention that it is a great value for your money. If you need a place to stay in the Owatonna area, STAY HERE!!

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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

This motel is a jewel. The owners really take pride in their property and treat their customers like family. The rooms are clean. The rooms offers ac that works. Fridge microwave large screen tv and a very comfortable bed that smells fresh. The shower has great water pressure. I feel like l am at home. One of the hotels I... More 

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Courtland,Mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

In Owatonna,MN is another GREAT place for one's money. Clean comfortable rooms with a very helpful and friendly staff.I always feel right at home there and for those who need groceries there is a Hy-Vee within walking distance as well as various pizza places... Oh yeah..A SNAP Fitness gym also.. :)

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