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Sawmill Inn of Grand Rapids

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Sawmill has a beautiful lobby and a great retro pool area. The sad part is the rooms were dirty and run down. Cobwebs and mildew, no screens on our room window, the door lock was broken and the surge protector blew if you used the microwave and the TV at the same time. The price was low, but in... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here with my small children 4 or 5 times over the years. I rated it "average" based on comparable hotels. It's been a while since I stayed in a Motel 6, but from what I remember of them, you can get the gist of what the hotel rooms at Sawmill are like. If I were basing my rating... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Grand Rapids late in the evening without a reservation. Several other hotels were sold out, the Sawmill had a few rooms left. We got a poolside room on the second floor. It had a slightly musty and cigarette smoke smell, which bothered my children, but we had little choice at this point. I don't know when they... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Decent place for the price. The restaurant service is a little slow if you have a large group. The pool was a good size and okay hit tub. The area around the poll was very nice with extra tables for larger families/groups. Nice lounge. Rooms were clean and bathrooms a good size compared to other places I've stayed. We were... More 

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed that they had poolside rooms, however, the rooms themselves were severely dated, smelled bad and our shower was gross. The sauna was out of service. The restaurant and bar were very nice.

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

"Deluxe Dive" It starts as you pull into the parking lot that has not been properly plowed. There was several inches of rutted bumpy and simply treacherous. At check in the room the keys are just that keys. Keys that were made at Ace hardware. I hope the last person staying in my room didn't go make a set for... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here to be close to local Lakes for ice fishing. I read prior reviews and expected the worst...but honestly, this hotel is just fine! It does have an older rustic feel, that is okay with me!! I am not here for a fancy beautiful hotel. It is convenient, clean and many amenities nearby. All staff encounters were positive!... More 

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Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

A bed that had no less than a 3 inch sink on one side. Dust over vents and mold throughout the entire bathroom. Stay away from room 150. Not a chance our girls were hopping in that pool. Wiped the entire room with Clorox wipes. I have never ever done that to any room I have ever stayed in and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed as a group for a hockey tournament. Hotel is very old, very dirty, smells of old smoke. Black mold throughout the bathroom, broken outlet covers. I brought my own bed sheets because I was warned of stained bedding. Not sure why this hotel was chosen for our group but there looked to be other hotels in town that... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Old and dirty! Has never been remodeled since it opened! Mattresses were stained and lumpy. Stayed for 3 nights for a hockey tournament and they never made our bed or emptied our overflowing garbage. We had to call for towels numerous times. Rooms were freezing. Security guards are a joke. My son (12) was walking from the lobby to the... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled against a backdrop of timber, near area lakes and a lodge like feel, the Sawmill Inn Hotel and Conference Center will make your stay comfortable & relaxing as well as affordable.Over the years, we have attained a widespread reputation for first class dining, extraordinary customer service, quality and value. Approximately 100 full and part time people are employed at the Sawmill Inn, many have been with us for over 20 years. As a cohesive and accommodating team of professionals, we are here to provide you the type of service you deserve.With all of the amenities we have to offer, comfortable rooms, wonderful food, a team of service professionals and a unique and charming northwoods décor, we are dedicated to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable.Whether you enjoy “outdoor” activities like golfing, fishing, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking or boating...or you're the type who prefers the quiet comfort of simply relaxing by the pool, or unwinding in the sauna or whirlpool ... the Sawmill Inn is the place to stay!124 Rooms including six suitesFree use of AnyTime Fitness Coffee Makers / Hair DryersMicrowaves / Refrigerators(deluxe, king & suites only)High Speed InternetPet FriendlyVideo Game ArcadeGuest LaundryDry Cleaning ServiceRoom ServiceFree HOT Breakfast Monday-FridayPoolside, Poolview, Deluxe & King RoomsSuites12,000 sq. ft.Indoor Recreational Area. Relax in our climate controlled indoor domed pool and recreation area featuring a sauna, whirlpool, heated swimming pool and plenty of room for lounging. As the old adage goes, "Location, location, location," and when it comes to special events, we would definitely agree. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sawmill Inn of Grand Rapids

Address: 2301 S. Pokegama Ave., Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9521
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Rapids
Price Range: $59 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sawmill Inn of Grand Rapids 2.5*
Number of rooms: 124
Also Known As:
Sawmill Inn Of Grand Rapids Hotel Grand Rapids
Sawmill Hotel Grand Rapids
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