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Northern Lights Hotel & Casino

6800 Y Frontage Road NW, Walker, MN 56484
Northern Lights Hotel & Casino
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We walked in on Friday, April 10 at about 2:00pm. We were able to last about 4 minutes. The stench was horrible. My eyes were watering. It seemed like I was walking into a giant ashtray. We did not gamble at all. We walked in, looked around, commented on the unbelievable smell and walked out. Never to return again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We held our wedding reception here. I cannot state just how impressed we were with the overall hotel, reception hall, food, everything! We had looked around town and picked Northern Lights due to cost. I was unable to tell the difference in quality from the other sites in town that were higher priced. I would absolutely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

we were a little skeptical because of some of the reviews.joined the players club and got a bargin on a two room suite,the fireplace was a very nice touch as was the jaccuzi.it was a very beautiful room.in the lounge that evening we saw one of the best guitar players ever in the e&e band.i look forward to returning soon.this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

this place was a BIG disappointment!! and a terrible waste of time & $$$! i should of listened to my fellow friends that did not reccoment this place, but i had to find out for myself. first the "guest services" had no guest service @ all! while i was playing a slot machine i could over hear two security guards... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My room at the Northern Lights Hotel and Casino was pretty average -- about the same quality of a Sleep Inn or something of that sort. My two double bed room was okay, though my request for a nonsmoking room was not honored. Shower curtain never stayed in place, creating a pool of water in my bathroom every time. Wifi... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very clean and the hotel is decorated nice. However the buffet was mediocre at best and the casino is small and smoky. The bar did have a small band which was nice to listen to. We just expected more.

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Hastings, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Very pleased with our overnight stay at Northern Lights. Our room was nicely decorated, very clean and quiet. My one suggestions is to eliminate the bedspreads as many hotels are doing; however, the bedding was very clean and we were pleased (sister is a former housekeeper... she knows clean!). Staff was pleasant and friendly. we had breakfast in the Dancing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I booked a suite, one of the pricier rooms for 1 night during Moondance Jam. We arrived at 1 p.m., not realizing that check in was 4 p/m. (I've never stayed anywhere with such a late check in) We were told the room was not clean yet, check back in an hour. I checked back every 1/2 until 4 p.m.... More 

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North Sioux City, South Dakota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I would not recommend this place to anyone! We had nothing but problems from the first 10 minutes we arrived. First off we went for the We-Fest karaoke contest, an event that had been booked there for at least 6+ months. So we arrive on July 4th, there website states the room prices and the discounted prices with a players... More 

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Lakota, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stopped here on our motorcycle trip. The hotel has designated motorcycle parking which is next to the entrance and protected from the weather. The hotel rooms were comfortable and clean. the buffet ok and the staff was very nice. The room were very reasonably priced.

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