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IMA Mariner Motel

46 Outer Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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339 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is AAA rated - seriously? About the only positive was that our room was clean. The bed was hard and sagged to one side. The room was very hot and the fan did not do much. There is no coffee maker in the room and limited ice. Would not stay again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed up there a few times only because it's nearly impossible to find anywhere else to stay. The old man is crazy and extremely mean and rude!! His English is broken and that would not be an issue if he was not such a jerk. He is impossible to deal with and the only reason that place stays... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please avoid. The old man is scary,crazy, and rude. We asked for a one bedroom and he told us the price and to fill the paper. He kept ranting about nothing when we were filling out the paper. My instinct was saying avoid this place. So we told him we were going to get something to eat and we will... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came in with my 4 year old son around 10 PM on a Friday and asked what the prices are and if I could see a room since it looked a bit sketchy on the outside. The hotel desk clerk blew up at me and yelled in front of my son this is AAA approved and since you asked... More 

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Cambridge, Minnesota
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I wish i could give them less than zero! When simply inquiring if they had a vacancy and yes they did (everywhere else along the north shore was booked solid), my husband said he wanted to check with me. The jerk at the desk said "Check with your wife? Aren't you a man? Be a man". We opted to sleep... More 

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77 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The young man who was attending the motel was very courteous and helpful. My wife and stayed here two nights and used this location as a base for day trips to the North Shore state parks. This is an older drive-up-to-your-room motel, but our room was in very good shape and was very clean. I'm glad we didn't spend twice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

This is an older no frills motel. It is very clean and located near a major highway. One of the few accommodations which are pet-friendly, it charges only $10 for a dog. There is a large field to run a dog

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Called after 6pm on a Friday night asking if a room was available for 2 adults and 2 dogs, he said yes. Asked us what time we would arrive and when I stated we were 5 hours away, he left the key in our room and left the door unlocked for us. Meet the man in the morning and yes... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My friend and I were in the area hiking, were planning to camp, but got rained out. Stopped in to ask about getting a room, the old guy was rude. The place looked like it could be questionable, so I asked to see a room, and he lost it! Hollered at me and said if I wanted to see a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Just called to inquire about room availability. I was told by the grumpy broken English speaking man on the other end that the question i was asking was "dumb question." After three minutes of trying to get an answer to my question he informed me of a two night minimum and hung up on me. If you stay here, you... More 

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