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Northern Inn Hotel

154 Lake Ave. S., Spicer, MN 56288
Northern Inn Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a 4 night stay for two couples, each having a "suite". Our rooms were large and comfortable. The motel is not glamorous, but clean and the couple who own it were very helpful and showed attention to "good service". When we return to the area, we will definitely stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This hotel feels a lot like a Super 8 which in my opinion is not necessarily a bad thing. It was clean, the room was large and convienently located to downtown. While I didn't use it the pool seemed nice. The only thing I would point out is if you are looking for a quite room request one away from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have used this hotel over the last 5 visits, one each year, during my mothers November birthday in New London. Each year they have improved the hotel. This year the owners have added new furniture and more improvements in the food area. The price may be a little high for this area but we will definitely stay again. Nice... More 

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Decorah, Iowa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Quite new bathroom, Beds pretty good, room not shopworn, breakfast OK, no meat. Coffee, juice nice. The owner does pay attention to details - including breakfast. They do quite well and if you have a bit of patience with them (on English), it's very acceptable. Not cheap, but convenient. Made a reservation for next year already.

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We had a wedding function next door and stayed at this hotel 2/14 and 2/15 2014. The room was clean and comfortable. The owner was kind enough to offer a life jacket for my younger daughter to use when he saw us in the pool area. The staff brought us anything extra we needed like soaps, towels, pillows each time... More 

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This place is a joke…Not only were the prices out of whack for what you are getting, they refused to discount any portion of the hotel fees, even though they provided a completely unacceptable hotel experience. They have a lot to learn about what hotel guests want. My advice; don't waste your time and money here, and go with something... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I am originally from this area, so I thought I would try out this hotel as I didn't want to stay in Willmar. There wasn't anyone at the front desk, but there was a sign posted to dial 0 to get someone. Did just that and someone picked up straight away and was back in the lobby in about a... More 

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anoka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I wish i could write somthing good about this hotel but i cant . The front desk staff was rude the cleaning staff was very disorganized and just not trained. I hope anyone thinking of going there takes the very short ride to willmar

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I was in Willmar for a conference and the Holiday Inn and all Willmar hotels were sold out. I found a room available at the Northern Inn and booked it with some reservation reading the other reviews. However, I'm not sure what people are complaining about. The Northern Inn is a perfectly fine, small, privately owned hotel. Anyone who has... More 

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Iowa
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I was a little apprehensive about this place after reading the reviews, but there wasn't a lot of choice, plus there's just no pleasing some folks, so I went ahead with the booking. They charge $10/pet, which is very reasonable. Front desk staff maybe not the most effervescent but efficient and reasonably friendly. The room did smell funny, but I... More 

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