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AmericInn Hotel & Suites Owatonna
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   245 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55060   |  
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Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Owatonna
Fargo, North Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Family Friendly Motel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We had 2 rooms and everyone was happy. The kids loved the pool, despite swimming lessons going on for part of the time. The breakfast was very good. Most exceptional is the front staff. They went out of their way to help us enjoy our stay, especially Sue S. Restaurants near by. Easy on and off I-35. Brochures and maps of attractions available.
Warm atmosphere. We really liked this motel.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jack S, General Manager at AmericInn Hotel & Suites Owatonna, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful comments!! It sounds like your experience here was good and then made even more special by our wonderful Lead Guest Services Rep - Sue! I am glad the kids loved the pool! Just so you know ... we try to give back to our community by letting our city use the pool - however - we never want to inconvenience our guests! This relationship is being looked into and we will probably discontinue the Community Ed Swim Classes in the future and find another way to be involved. Thanks for the feedback ... & ... Please come back to see us soon! Jennifer Martin ~ General Manager
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carefree, Arizona
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27 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The room was clean, the internet worked fine, and there is an Applebee's across the parking lot. The staff was friendly and responsive. The only problem was the breakfast, where they ran out of eggs, and some other items. Lots of construction workers here, and they brought their appetites.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jack S, General Manager at AmericInn Hotel & Suites Owatonna, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Thank you so much for your review Gary! We appreciate you letting us know that you were happy with the room (we just got all new beds) and with our internet service ... those are important!!! We are in the middle of a property improvement plan that will make us even better ... Yes … some of the workers are staying here and they do have an appetite! I am so sorry that we ran out of anything! It happens ... but we do our best to replace items ASAP! Thanks for the tip on the motorcycles and letting all know about the "quieter" east side of the hotel - something our front desk can offer in the future! Take care, safe travels & we hope to have you back sometime soon! - Sincerely ... Jennifer Martin, GM
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Mason City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

My family will stay at this hotel again for sure!! The staff was informative, helpful and friendly. The hotel was extremely clean and conveniently located. The updated room was lovely and very comfortable! Our baseball team loved the pool and the free breakfast and I loved that the Medford Outlet mall is so close to the hotel! Kudos to manager Jennifer Martin and her staff!!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

My husband and I stayed just one night, the desk clerk was very nice and accommodating the room was ok, looks like it needs some updating! The pool area was nice not very busy! The breakfast was good, a lot to choose from, ,

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AIOwatonna, General Manager at AmericInn Hotel & Suites Owatonna, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Thank you so much for the review! I wanted to let you know that we are in the process of renovating the hotel and it should be completed by the end of the summer. Improvements include ... new public space carpet and painting - new lobby furniture and in the rooms new granite - sinks - carpet - furniture and beautiful new linens! We look forward to completing this project ... and ... we look forward to having you back again to see the changes! Thanks so much for staying & we hope to see you again soon! Jennifer Martin - GM
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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68 hotel reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This AmericInn is a great property with great management. I had a nice room that was very clean with exceptional attention to detail. My hats off to the cleaning lady as she did an excellent job. I asked for and recieved extra towels, they had a very nicely equipped breakfast and I will stay again. I find that AmericInn has a great standards level for their properties.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AIOwatonna, General Manager at AmericInn Hotel & Suites Owatonna, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Nice reviews are always good to see ... thank you! If you enjoyed your last stay ... I invite you to come back to see our current renovations! You will think you are in a new place ... Public Space & Sleeping rooms both! All AmericInn Hotels are putting a lot of $ out to complete a brand wide improvement plan. We are happy to be a part of it and our work should be done by late summer. Standards are high here ... both service and rooms! We love being a part of such a great company! Thank you for all your great comments and we hope to have you back soon!
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New London, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Thanks for a great comfortable,clean,inviting stay! Being an employee of an AmericInn I pick and choose very carefully of where I stay . I loved the choices of food places as my boyfriend big fan of KFC me I like Applebees so we had some of both! Keep up the great work you do to all the staff & General Manager Jennifer. P.S. I loved the big TOWELS!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Esko, Minnesota, United States
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

A very special thanks to Sue and Tammy for their patience and willingness to accommodate a large group getting together to have fun and celebrate a wedding. They went above and beyond to make sure that everything was clean, comfortable, and ready for us. We also appreciated the fact that they were "human" with us. They laughed, they joked, they made us feel like we were really important and no matter what, it was okay. Together, they understood that we were there for a good time, but that we were NOT going to damage anything or take advantage of the situation. Without their kindness, our stay may not have been as satisfying. They truly understand the importance of "hospitality". Thank you.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AIOwatonna, General Manager at AmericInn Hotel & Suites Owatonna, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
I just wanted to write to you and let you know that since your last stay Tammy has left us for another full-time position (but will still be here part-time) and that Sue has been promoted to our Lead Guest Services Rep. We also wanted to invite you back to see our new renovations that we are almost done with! You will love it! We really enjoy our jobs here and especially getting to know people like you ... having a brand new look ... makes it even more fun! We hope to see you again soon! Let us know when we can make a reservation for you! - Sincerely, Jennifer - GM
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Address: 245 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55060
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Owatonna
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Owatonna
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — AmericInn Hotel & Suites Owatonna 2.5*
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