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Gopher Prairie Inn

1222 South Getty, Sauk Centre, MN 56378-1432 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Ely, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I called late on a Saturday evening to make a reservation for my aunties for the same evening. Joanne at the Gopher Prairie Inn was wonderful, not only over the phone but in person. She could teach customer service as she was very patient and personable. My aunties liked their room and enjoyed chatting with Joanne.

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United States
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26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very dated motel that has seen better days. While it was old, it was very comfortable and clean and worked for us. Could be updated but am going to guess it won 't happen. If you just need a bed, it works but don't expect any extras. Close to interstate.

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Minneapolis, MN
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123 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This motel has no thrills but is perfect when you are looking for a place to sleep after driving a long ways on 1-94. Its right off the interstate, can see from the road. Clean rooms with microwave & mini-fridge. Soap & shampoo dispensers in shower. Picnic area. They allow dogs for a very small fee. Owners are very friendly.... More 

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Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you are looking for an up-to-date motel with bells and whistles, don't stop here. If you just want a bare-bones, clean room at an affordable price this motel will fit the bill. The owner was gracious and gave us a free upgrade on a slow evening.

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Underwood, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were doing some work in town and just needed a place to sleep. The room was clean. There was a frig and coffee maker in the room. The bed had a pillow top mattress on it. I told the owner that it was kind of soft for me but husband loved it. We did not finish the work that... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We tried to stay at our usual place in Alexandria, but they were full because of a band festival. So we found this place. It's tired and old, but the rooms are large, the place is clean and it was definitely worth the fee. Our air conditioner was new and worked well (and we needed it!). It has the (now... More 

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Iroquois, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

I reserved this on priceline for a good price. we had decided to save money and stay cheaper. rooms were clean. every room opens to the outside. the owners were friendly. not bad for the price. I would recommend if not wanting to spend lots of money on lodging.

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Midland, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

When we arrived at the Inn, I wondered what I had gotten myself into. It looked run-down, but we gave it a chance anyway. The room was very clean and the owners friendly. The beds were comfortable, and the room had a fridge, though we didn't use it. The wifi didn't work at all, and the air conditioner worked, but... More 

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Courtland,Mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

I have stayed here off / on for the past 4 years. The rooms are clean,affordable,and if there ARE any problems the owners-Wayne and Jo-Ann will with out fan-fare take care of them for you.. Another "home" away from home. Attn Truck Drivers: There is room to park your Big Rig here if you want a night or two out... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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34 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Right off of I-94, next to many restaurants, Wal-mart etc. Very nice staff. Decent rooms for price. Clean, allows dogs.

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