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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This older property was the only one with rooms available, so I decided to give it a try. I was a bit apprehensive, but went ahead and booked. The staff was so friendly! Very nice people. The room was older and outdated, but clean. The air conditioning worked well, but was loud. When it kicked in at one point during... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group traveling on our motorcycles. This place was a bit out of town,too far to walk but the pizza delivery fron Sven and Ollies was great. The breakfast was fine and the girl on the front desk was very friendly and helpful. The town itself is beautiful. It was all we needed.

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Thank Connie T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

me and my wife do a lot of traveling and I just remembered the name of this place so hence my late review. dirty rundown sockets not working old fashion tv weird smell not worth $90 also wi fi hopeless I would not stay here for freenits a nice town but this place is nasty.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

The hotel needs updating but seemed to be clean overall. The airflow can also be improved, the room felt stuffy. The continental breakfast was always fresh. The hot tub was nice especially after being on the hill all day. There is no pool. If you're looking for a simple hotel with basic amenities this is a good place.

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Waukee, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I would consider this your average motel at best. Used to be a Super 8 and now is Aspen Inn. Not only needs updating but certainly needs a good cleaning. The staff was friendly and the breakfast in the morning very basic. I thought the price paid was a bit high for this property, will spend a few more dollars... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Having been to Grand Marais many times I knew not to expect the Ritz, which is perfectly fine with me. Once I arrived I lowered my expectations a couple more notches. This motel has clearly seen better days, and hasn't been updated in a long time. Bed was hard in my back. It's a less than average motel. Better than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We enjoyed a comfortable room with a beautiful view of the lake out our window. It was close to the downtown area, so that was convenient. I felt that he price of the room was a little high for a very basic hotel room.

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Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

We did not make hotel plans ahead of our visit so most places right in town or on the water, were booked. We stayed at the Aspen Inn which was about a mile outside of downtown. The motel was very old and worn out. It was relatively inexpensive, but honestly it was still not worth the $90/night. It was amazingly... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

If you are looking for clean, friendly and simple place to sleep so you can go out and enjoy what this part of northern Minnesota has to offer this is pretty nice. The do have a pool and hot tub but we were too busy exploring to check those out. I was impressed with the new locks on the rooms,... More 

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Sartell, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We booked a room here for 4 nights. We are working on a construction crew 15-17 hours a day and our cell service was patchy. It was getting late (8pm) so my wife called to let them know we would be checking in late. She was told they sold our room. There was a problem with the credit card and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aspen Inn is nestled at the edge of the forest, conveniently on Hwy 61 as you come into town from Duluth or the Twin Cities. Tucked in behind northwoods landscaping, it fits right in with a peaceful, North Shore getaway, as many rooms overlook quiet aspen and spruce. A guest favorite... our spacious whirlpool- sauna centered in a sunlit room, is off a relaxing deck, surrounded by spruce, aspen and lilac for privacy.Guests may choose from a room with a king, two queen beds or family suite. All rooms are air conditioned and have refrigerators. Near restaurants and entertainment or minutes from the center of Grand Marais and Lake Superior. -Giant whirlpool spa, sauna, sundeck -Free WIFI and Continental Breakfast -Free local calls, voice mail, and message service -Free guest laundry -Truck, bus or trailer parking with winter plug-ins -Cable TV - 52 channels - HBO -Pets with permission ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aspen Inn

Address: 1711 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-7507
Location: United States > Minnesota > Grand Marais
Price Range: $74 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Aspen Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Aspen Hotel Grand Marais
Super 8 Grand Marais
Super Eight Grand Marais
Grand Marais Super 8
Grand Marais Super Eight
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