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Ridge Motor Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2900 New Pinery Rd., Portage, WI 53901
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Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Portage
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurascudiero Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joe was very friendly when we arrived and when leaving, he was also very helpful when we stayed at a prior time! I think he deservers a big raise!!!! Thanks Joe, for everything especially the laughs sincerely Laura and Justin

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I've stayed here a few times. Trucker rates are fabulous. Rooms are very clean. Joe is great and makes sure I have everything I need. Dino's restaurant has great food with large servings. The omelets are fantastic. Nick and his family staff the restaurant and are very friendly. I definitely recommend this motel to all drivers needing a quiet place... More 

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Lena, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

LOVE THIS PLACE! Very clean although it could use an update. Have stayed a couple of times now. Pricing is fantastic. Staffing is FABULOUS!! Joe goes out of his way to make us feel welcomed and he has a great sense of humor too as well as has granted any requests we made. When you are there ask Steve how... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I was looking for a place to stay for a week while relocating for work to this area, and Ridge Motor Inn beat the next-closest low rate by nearly $15 a night. I stayed by myself in what I was told was the 'worker' rooms, meaning those that were not remodeled but still functional. I'll say that for the rate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First off, if you're looking for a 5 star hotel don't bother. The building is dated and the place could use some tlc. However, for about 75 bucks a night there is a lot of good things to say about it. It has a full fitness center below. Older equipment but lots of weights, treadmills, ellipticals, and even a room... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Front desk service was great, room was clean with new carpet. Wifi was strong. Pool and hot tub were wonderful. Free coffee all day, no breakfast, but there is an attached restaurant, and several nearby. Can't beat it for the price. We'll stay here again.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Clean facility but needs an overall update. Exterior security never was operational. :( Exhaust fan in bath was extremely noisy. Door had to be shut to use it. Lighting fixtures were broken. Carpet at door thresholds worn and pulled away. No hair dryer in room. No free breakfast provided. It was an old Best Western, now it's an older Worst... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Not only did they go outta there way to make my night perfect their customer service was amazing. Not only were they professional but they know how to make someone laugh. Joe not only did me a huge favor but also open doors for his clients. This place is the place to stay even if it ls for a long... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I booked 4 rooms, staying 2 nights and all the rooms close to each other or at least the same floor as requested, Tracey the front desk lady was clear about my reservation. All I can say is WOW. Worst customer service I've ever gotten. When we checked in a little after 3pm, 3 rooms were 2nd floor and the... More 

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Saint Peter, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I come to portage at least 5 times a year. I called on 06-05-14. I talked to a gentleman name Joe. He was very polite and very helpful. I made a last minute reservation and hotel was quite full but he managed to find me a room to take care of all my needs. The pool was amazing and was... More 

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Address: 2900 New Pinery Rd., Portage, WI 53901
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Portage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ridge Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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