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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the worst place I ever stayed, but it's in the top 5. Temperature in the halls was about 95 and they smelled like urine, the carpet is torn up and ragged, the towels were stained and threadbare, the wi-fi doesn't work, continental breakfast must have been on some other continent, ( there wasn't even coffee) the AC... More 

Thank Bill H
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Good location. Quiet. Wonderful owner/operator, willing to go way out of the way to please his guests. Hard worker. Not a real high class motel, but it worked for us for what we had to do while in Princeton.

Thank Donald C
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Rooms could use a better clean thow. But if u need a place to crash for cheap it's OK place no pool but there is Wi-Fi and breakfast smaller rooms but does have smoking and non smoking . Located by liquor store ,Walmart ,advance d auto ,Verizon ,ect

Thank ashrae12611
Fargo, North Dakota
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I must admit this motel was a mistake for me, I expected some thing else..The property is not well kept, the building has few lights indicating it even exsists. Almost impossible to find in the dark unless you know its there. First time drove right by it,had too call to find it...Coffee,I do not consider Continental breakfast, and doors to... More 

Thank Aaron G
Turtle Lake, ND
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We got a room here, as it was located along the highway & we were unfamiliar with the roads & didn't want to travel after dark. Raj at the front desk was very friendly & accommodating, otherwise I would have given a one star rating. We were traveling with our little dog & they gave us a room close to... More 

Thank 235vickier

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Blaine, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I stayed for the weekend for a wedding and after reading the bad reviews, I had low expectations. My room was clean, the sheets and bathroom was clean, new shower curtain too. Raj was amazing and went out of his way to make sure I was comfortable. I have stayed in five star hotels and have gotten five star service... More 

Thank Terri T
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

It is filthy inside and out. I actually bought an inflatable mattress and plastic paint throw and slept on the floor. The mattresses were full of stains, and had some type of bugs running around. It reeks of stale smoke. I only stayed one night out of necessity because the other hotel was full. Raj was very nice and accommodating,... More 

1 Thank Bryan P
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

The motel smells like stale smoke, but smoking is supposedly not allowed, we had small animals and were not treated well with them (we kept them quiet and they're potty trained), the sheets made us both itch (no allergies), we had to ASK for towels as there were none in the room, the property was very unkempt. We came into... More 

1 Thank amy k
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I like the place, but im not a picky person who judges by the paint job, Raj is a good host and what do you expect for the price? I like his style and courteous nature rather than stuck up people at the motel in canbridge that wanted a 100 a night. it did the trick had a good sleep... More 

1 Thank Steve R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This is the worst hotel I have ever seen in my life. First we booked our room on Priceline.com. When we arrived to the motel the first thing you notice are the moldy windows and the window units sagging out of the walls. Upon further inspection you realize the entire place is in disrepair. However you forget all of those... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Rum River Motel

Address: 510 19th Ave N, Hwy 169 & 95, Princeton, MN 55371-2401
Location: United States > Minnesota > Princeton
Price Range: $63 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rum River Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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