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Northern Lights Hotel & Casino

6800 Y Frontage Road NW, Walker, MN 56484
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  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights and had a very nice time. The room was clean and the beds comffy. Staff was both friendly and helpfull, The pool, hot tub and sauna are on the second floor and was never crowded when we used it. Although there is smoking, our room ( non-smoking) did not have any smell of cigaretts. The food was... More 

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Devils Lake, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My family and I stayed there 2 nights and both nights were really nice. The entrance to the hotel is beautiful and updated, and they also have a small Native American exhibit once you walk in. The staff were friendly other than the first person to check us in, she seemed to have a bit of an attitude but nothing... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

stayed at the hotel in july and had a great time. Staff is very friendly. Stayed in a nonsmoking room and did not smell any smoke. Casino is a bit smokey but not as bad as some would say if you do not like the smell of smoke go to a nonsmoking casino there are some. Machines did pay out... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The moment you walk through the doors the place smells of stale smoke because smoking is allowed in the casino. Check in was a nightmare and took forever. We got there at 1:30pm and finally got our room 4pm. We spent our first night there with no problem. Left after breakfast to go to a wedding and we were gone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed here the weekend of July 10th and I was actually surprised as to how quiet it was. The room was a pretty average room and the only downfall was there was no mini fridge which would have been nice for beverages. But the pool are was nice and big. But I thought the staff was pretty friendly.

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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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Cabin John, Maryland
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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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