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Sterling Motel

1450 Gilmore Ave., Winona, MN 55987
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Ranked #6 of 6 Winona B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I sometimes find myself in situations where I cannot be bothered driving round looking for fancy establishments and will happily take whatever I come across. This was the case here and I won’t say I made a mistake and regretted it. This classic old motel straight out of the 60s [or earlier?] is a dying breed and I was glad... More

Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Designed by Kane and Graves Architects, the Sterling Motel was the most modern of it's kind in 1953. The motel has been very well preserved and it's design integrity maintained. The owners and staff are friendly and helpful, and the room I had for five days was clean, quiet and comfortable. If you are a fan of American Prairie Modern... More

New Richmond, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

If you abolutely need a room pick a non smoking one. At least those do not smell. The beds are uncomfortable, the bathroom does not have a door but does feature an industrial toilet and a bench as though you are in prison. We had randomly placed old recliners in our room. One was shoved up tight to the bed.... More

Oak Creek, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I took my kids on a trip to hell. Our 1 night at sterling motel was not a good one. We got a double room and it stunk so bad that we needed a diffrent room. The second room was not much better, There was no bathroom door. The beds when you layed on them made noise like someone was... More

Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

I enjoy the idea of old motels like this one, but it doesn't make up for the quality of the rooms being so mediocre. Check in is retro-cool and friendly. They usually have rooms available and offer long-term rates as well. My room was a good deal, but I think it was cheaply cleaned. The shampoo dispenser was empty, the... More

Norwalk, Iowa
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Our group of 3 couples on motorcycles stayed here 1 night on June 8 and from the moment of our arrival we knew we had made a huge mistake. The place is old and the rooms were filthy but that is just the tip of the iceburg. We arrived late afternoon and noticed right away there were lots of young... More

Additional Information about Sterling Motel

Address: 1450 Gilmore Ave., Winona, MN 55987
Location: United States > Minnesota > Winona
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Winona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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