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IMA Mariner Motel

46 Outer Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Owner is literally a psychopath. Out of Bates Motel. Tried to book a room and he lost it after I asked him if he was ready to take my details. Started swearing and threatening us on the phone. Amazed this place is still in business. STAY AWAY FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY!!!

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most motels in the surroundings were fully booked due to several parallel events at the weekend and then we found this place. We paid 85USD + tax for two adults and three small dogs which was not the cheapest motel we found but it was still acceptable. The room was spacious and clean, the shower worked well, we had a... More

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Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful nights sleep at the Mariner Motel. The proprietor was direct and didn't waste any time, but he was pleasant overall. The price was $65 and change for 2 beds and 2 adults. If I paid cash it would have been cheaper. We slept well, the room was huge, and overall we were very happy with our stay... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Just booked our room for our 4th stay here. It is a great location for 4-wheeling, enjoying the North shore, taking part in the Beaver Bay / Silver Bay Day Events and spending time with our families and friends. There is a group of us that stay here every year at least once and always have a great time. The... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Many hotels in north shore require two-day reservation (Fri+Sat), and this one doesn't. I booked this motel one day before my trip in early October. The service guy has a heavy accent and loud voice when he spoke, but the service is ok. I got 10~15% discount with AAA membership with ~$60/night for one-bed, which is quite economic at that... More

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minneapolis mn
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is a classic up-north motel. It's a great value. The rooms are spacious, clean and very well cared for. It has a north woods feel with solid pine paneling. The beds are very comfortable, which is my primary concern when staying at a motel. It is true that the "old man" can be surly, but I also found him... More

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Yankton, South Dakota
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband & I were traveling the North Shore Highway on our harley it was that time of the day to start looking for a place to stay---we found this motel the Mariner in Sliver Bay. We were met by an older Gentelman. I asked if he had any rooms available his arm went in the air What you want... More

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Plymouth, MN-
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I was surprised to find that the claim I had read on trip advisor, about the old man being very rude was true. When I asked if he had two rooms available, he first asked me to use my brain and let him know how many beds and for how many people I need a room. After he quoted me... More

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MN
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We stopped in looking for just a simple room and place to spend the night. After reading the sign that says $45.00, we figured for a basic and fairly run down place on the North Shore on a weds night it would be reasonable. When we went inside the to get a room, we were met with a VERY rude... More

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Batavia, Illinois
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
21 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We were doing a road trip around Lake Superior and we were just looking for a place to spend the night and get back on the road early the next morning, (and without spending too much). The Mariner turned out to be just that. The place is definetly dated and has some interesting furnishings. The room was very clean and... More

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Address: 46 Outer Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614
Location: United States > Minnesota > Silver Bay
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