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Northland Inn Motel

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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The room was very cute upon entering , then I started noticing all the unfished parts . gaps in the floor , no trim around door , exposed dry wall with writing still on it from construction. The tv and bed sheets were nice however maybe you should have gotten cheaper and sprung for a decent bed . I owned... More 

Thank Sarah F
Sheridan, Wyoming, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We stayed during our relocation to the area for a total of a week and a half on and off. The Manager/Owner was more than pleasant and accommodating. I highly recommend this Motel. The price was well below the service and accomodations we received. Thank you so much for helping us make this move back to the area.

Thank Laura B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here in the past to pheasant hunt in Iowa. Clean rooms, comfortable atmosphere and affordable pricing is why we return yearly. This stay was no different, except there was new owners. They are very welcoming and accommodating to needs. Keeping the hotel dog friendly is a major positive. They were beginning revamp some rooms and looking at... More 

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Grundy Center, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

The motel is older but is very clean and have very nice staff. Along the highway and is a little noisy but after around 10 traffic slows down. Tv's could be a little larger but that's just me. I would stay here again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Bed was broke. Black mold in the shower and air conditioner. My company will never waste money at this place again. Disgusting!!! Was only there for one night. Needs a lot of updates. If u said something to t g d owner he always makes excuses why it is like that and he will see if he can get to... More 

1 Thank Melonie V

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McPherson, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Older lodge like motel. It recently has new owners who were incredibly accommodating. Great place for a. Great price! The location is a little out of the way, but its not too far away from the Okoboji fun.

Thank Jessi B
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This place is a good value for what you get. Although it is a bit old and could use a face-lift, the place is rather decent. It's not really close to anything, though. You definitely need a car to get around town, and to the lake. But I can't say this place is a bad place to stay. Pretty decent!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Polaris Industries Victory and Indian line of motor cycles are build in Spirit Lake Iowa. Went out to visit the factory with 29 other Indian cycle riders. Other places in town started at 160.00 a night, a Super 8 wanted 200.00 Too much for a place to sleep over night. The Northland Inn is an older Motel type establishment, but... More 

2 Thank Greg S
Willmar, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were in the Lake Okoboji area for a company party last weekend. Rather than spend $160-200 per night, we stayed at Northland Inn for less than half the price. The room did have that smell, but aside from that it was fine for a short stay. The coffee was great. We didn't check in until 8:30 p.m., but the... More 

1 Thank williamp9974
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We've been going to the lake for years and stay at my folks' timeshare, but always feel like we want some "couples" time to do some things alone when that week is up (plus a longer stay at the lake is always a plus!) A great value for the money, a fun little picnic area out back when you don't... More 

3 Thank Laura R
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Northland Inn Motel

Address: 2051 Highway 9, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Location: United States > Iowa > Spirit Lake
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Price Range: $86 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Northland Inn Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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