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Northern Inn Hotel

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154 Lake Ave. S., Spicer, MN 56288
Northern Inn Hotel
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
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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
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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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
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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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18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Booking was easy and we were able to check in about a half hour early. The hotel does smell like smoke when you first walk in....although there are signs everywhere that indicate this is a non smoking hotel...but whatever, that smell lingers a very long time. There was also a smell of it being very old and outdated...but whatever, it... More 

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