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Aspen Inn

1711 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-0667
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

older motel, clean room, clean bath, has a whirlpool, fridge in room, Joe checked us in-very helpful friendly guy. reasonable priced for the season, close to lots of activities in the area-I would stay there again if in the area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

If you are used to big chain hotels you will probably not care for this Inn. We came in to town with out reservations from Thunder Bay only to find nothing available through Duluth. I continued to call and this spot had a king smoking room and agreed to take three adults. The room smelled but was a smoking room... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

After reading the negative reviews I was concerned about staying here. But we were in town for an event, only staying one night, and had a dog with us, so decided to book anyway. I was pleasantly suprised. Staff was super nice and accomodating. We were put in the older part of the hotel (assume because we had a dog,... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

While the hotel itself is nothing fancy, the person at the reception desk was friendly and helpful and the room was clean and comfortable. It is always great to find an environment that welcomes guests who travel with their dogs. I enjoyed its proximity to Grand Marais and its affordability as well.

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