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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Expedia will never get a call from me. They need to check out their hotel sites. I looked at two rooms and they were so dirty. Dead bugs all over the rug. The refrigerator was filthy and has about 16 inches of brown ice on it. The sheets were paper thin my sister in law had a big yellow stain...

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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

When I travel I use Priceline and the daily $39.90 rate offers good value. Near fast food and bars, it is s bare bones choice but to park in front of your door is exceptional. Microwave and Frig are included so can be used as a base to support ALbert Lea and Austin.

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Oconomowoc
Reviewed June 26, 2016

We had been traveling around the west and were on our way home. We decided it was time to stop for the night and drove around in AlbertLea. We chose the CountrySide Inn, not because of price, but because it was all ground level with outside access to our room. When we checked in they said they had to show...

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Toledo, Oh
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This was hands down the most disgusting hotel I have ever stayed at in my life! I cannot describe the smell. The carpets or at least 30 to 40 years old. The only reason I continue to stay the night is because I was completely exhausted after riding my motorcycle for 14 hours. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

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Reviewed August 17, 2015

Definite no for women and children, single men might be ok here, but women and family should stay away if you value even average cleanliness and comfort. The manager and his family were friendly people who seem to be trying their best, but the absentee owner has not allowed them to upgrade anything. We were tired and didn't carefully look...

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Chicago, United States
Reviewed June 23, 2015

I booked this place on line, and had not seen it in person until I arrived. When we pulled in the parking lot there were two different men at two different rooms sitting shirtless in lawn chairs and drinking beer in front of their rooms. The place had the looks of a transient motel. When we went into the front...

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5Thank Timothy O
Scott S, General Manager at Countryside Inn, responded to this review

Minnesota State Law requires all Motels to Identify all occupants in each room. We accomplish this by requiring ID of all adult guests, and the names of all children. All motels in Minnesota should be doing this. The girls probably looked confused as they are not use to being treated so rudely by a customer. Yes, we have some construction...

Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed April 26, 2015

I came to stay at this motel waiting for my wife to join me and the managers daughter asked if i needed some company and then she winked and said " if you know what i mean". I thought this was truly disgusting!!! The wife and daughter were very nice to me untill my wife arrived then the whole family...

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5Thank robert w
Scott S, Manager at Countryside Inn, responded to this review

As the Manager here I take all customer complaints seriously. Upon careful reviewing our guest records, we have never had a Robert W from Waterloo, IA as a guest. After careful research this review and the one before it were posted by an employee after she got fired. We don't have bedbugs , our property is services by an exterminator...

Minneapolis, Kansas
Reviewed April 14, 2015

the management was terrible i heard the husband screaming at his wife,he is very rude to tenants ,and was extremely rude to 1 of the long term guests while i was checking in, my room was dirty the sheet that was on the bed had urine stains or spots, the rooms look nothing like what the pictures show, i would...

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Scott S, Manager at Countryside Inn, responded to this review

As the Manager here I take all customer complaints seriously. Upon careful reviewing our guest records, we have never had a Kathy B from Minneapolis, Kansas as a guest. After careful research this review and the one above it were posted by an employee after she got fired. We don't have bedbugs , our property is serviced by an exterminator...

Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here many times over the last 5 years as a pilot car. In May I stayed and the new manager would not give us a room we wanted. She was rude. I called the owner and he looked into it. He called me recently and said there was new management. I stayed last week and was given...

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed August 19, 2014

My wife didn't wish to pay for a Regular motel so we ended up in this place. It has to rang has one of the direst places I've been since Nam. Paint chipping, mold or stains on the wall heater. Soup and shampoo from China, carpet coming up. It's the kind of place that you lock the door and then...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Countryside Inn

Address: 2102 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3919
Location: United States > Minnesota > Albert Lea
Price Range: $46 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Countryside Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“There is no good room here! Ours was totally filthy, bugs on the floor, ripped sheets that looked like they had been slept in, Just awful”
 of 5 bubbles 40kathleenr, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“One saving grace was a great restaurant nearby The Green Mill”
 of 5 bubbles johnbW4101BS, Aug 17, 2015 | Read review
“go to another hotel or motel”
 of 5 bubbles D813TUkathyb, Apr 14, 2015 | Read review
“don't stop”
 of 5 bubbles Citydude47, Aug 19, 2014 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenC971, Jun 13, 2012 | Read review
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