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IMA Mariner Motel

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Madison, United States
Reviewed September 17, 2016

I called around 7P to check on availability for the same night arrival. I asked what the room rate was, the proprietor snarled, "why is always the first question everyone asks, do you care to know about the room." I thought that was a strange response to a straight forward question, but he eventually let me know the rate. I...

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Nisswa, Minnesota
Reviewed August 29, 2016

I just had a 3 minute call with the grumpiest guy ever! I was pleasant the entire time, I asked about availability, location, and then the rate and he gave me 2 different rates and when I asked him to repeat one of the rates because I didn't hear him clearly and that is when he exploded at me and...

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

When I called for a reservation, he is rough spoken, rude and not accommodating in any way. When we went to check in he wanted $20 additional for our small dog, My husband told him $10 was the usual charge. At that point, Mr. personality threw down the credit card snd told my husband to, "get the hell out of...

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2Thank sandi4706
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Very clean and loved the cabin feel with the knotty pine paneling. Seems to be recently renovated. Had microwave, frig, small TV with cable. Good cross ventilation, as no air conditioning. Slept comfortably Would stay here again. Great value.

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1Thank Lynda A
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Our experience was similar to everyone else's. Mostly, we were grateful to find a room, as everything else was sold out. Wes told us on the phone that he does not take reservations, but he said he would hold the last room for us since we were 15 minutes away. We got a 2-bedroom suite. It was clean, as everyone...

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2Thank psutherland15
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Older motel kept in good shape. The owner is a character as stated but you gotta like the color. Prices very reasonable and cash discount as stated. No A/C but didn't need it being that close to the lake. Stayed 3 nights and would again. Got a suite with kitchenette and had everything we needed. Great access to ATV trails...

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1Thank PROV11
Roseville, Minnesota
Reviewed July 29, 2016

We were hesitant to book after reading reviews about the cranky owner. However, we were pleasantly surprised! This place is a great value. you won't find a place this clean and reasonably priced on the north shore! We were greeted by a nice guy who checked us in and told us the best place to park our trailer and where...

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1Thank Kelly R
West Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Opting for a budget motel, once you get by the "enforcer" at the front desk/-it was busy and he was quick and to the point, it's not a bad place. Slight discount for cash. Good soaps, small bathroom includes a tub, bed surprisingly firm but pillows flat and useless. Just off US 61 at the stoplight.

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1Thank Robert R
Hastings, Minnesota
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Hesitant to post, but are you serious?!? Let's talk to each other, communicate, keep it real. We have stayed here multiple times over the years (as well as my extended family); clean, clean, clean!!!! And great hot showers! Respect. Real. Honest. He might be gruff but: Wes loves to fish the big lake and he is an experienced mushroom hunter...

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1Thank margaret d
Winona, Minnesota
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Owners were very hospitable. Rooms were nice. All rooms have doors to the parking lot so it was a little noisy in the morning as vehicles left. We'd stay here again gladly. It's not a bed and breakfast place, but I slept like a rock. A little awkward to have to ask for ice at the front desk. But they...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about IMA Mariner Motel

Address: 46 Outer Dr, Silver Bay, MN 55614-1102
Location: United States > Minnesota > Silver Bay
Number of rooms: 15

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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?