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“Good clean hotel” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South
Ranked #8 of 53 Hotels in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Level Contributor
42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good clean hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here on Club Carlson points. The location is not the best down a winding access road away from anything.The hotel is very clean. The breakfast was hot and had better choices than other Country Inns I have stayed in. No complaints.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank melorohrer
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Rocsouth, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, responded to this review, October 9, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us at the Country Inn & Suites Rochester South. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. I would like to apologize that our location is a little hard to get to. I greatly appreciate your feedback and hope you will consider staying with us again if your travels bring you back to our area,

Sincerely,

Michelle Steffl
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Glendale, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

This was such a nice place to stay for an overnight trip on our way thru Rochester. It was conveniently located right next to the freeway (although a little confusing on how to get there by finding the other end of the access road) and had plenty of parking, even when we arrived at 10:30 at night. Best part was how great all the staff were -- friendly and very helpful. We even received a free upgrade to a king suite, even with our late arrival. Breakfast in the morning was amazing, just as good as any paid sit-down breakfast restaurant -- the place was full and the staff worked very hard to refill every item as soon as it was emptied. Huge variety of food & beverages, basically everything you could ever want to get a good start for the day. Furniture in the room was just a little bit dated and didn't really seem to match but it was clean and the bed was very comfortable. This hotel is an excellent value and I would recommend it for you stay!

Room Tip: Rooms on the freeway side are just a little bit noisy but it turns into white noise quickly. If tha...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank PaulTBI
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Rocsouth, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, responded to this review, August 30, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us at the Country Inn & Suites Rochester South. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff was able to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Thank you so much for your kind words regarding our breakfast, I will be sure to pass your comments along to our breakfast staff.
I hope you will consider staying with us again if your travels ever bring you back to the Rochester area.

Sincerely,
Michelle Steffl
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Saint Michael, Minnesota
Level Contributor
106 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

I've stayed at this hotel probably 100 times over the past several years and I'm always impressed with the cleanliness of the hotel, the friendly and knowledgeable staff, and one of the BEST complimentary breakfasts EVER!
I will continue to use this facility for business and for pleasure as it is also convieniently located in a very nice area of MN, perfect for motorcycle riding!

Room Tip: Smoking and non-smoking rooms available! Nice option.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Frank T
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Rocsouth, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, responded to this review, August 30, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us at the Country Inn & Suites Rochester South. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff offered great customer service. Thank you for the kind words regarding the breakfast, I will be sure to pass along your comments to the breakfast staff.
I hope you will consider staying with us again if your travels bring you back to our area.

Sincerely,
Michelle Steffl
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Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2012

With an appointment at the Mayo Clinic, we chose a hotel on the edge of town to save money because we did not know how long we would in Rochester. When checking in, the front desk attendant asked if we were visiting Rochester to visit the Mayo Clinic and then gave us a discounted rate immediately. The only concern that I had after room price was traffic to the Clinic, which turned out to be only five minutes door to door at seven in the morning. The hotel also provided a shuttle to and from the clinic. The hotel indoor pool was open 24/7 for the guests convenience. The hotel is located across the street from a mall, which provided shopping and restaurants. Our room was clean and quiet and there is a complimentary breakfast.

We know exactly what to expect when we book a room at any Country Inn & Suites. We have stayed at other Country Inn & Suites and they are all the same. They are always a consistent value for our visits. If you are looking for a fancy high-end hotel, book elsewhere, but we think Country Inn & Suites is always a great value!

Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
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Thank JLumbo
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Rocsouth, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, responded to this review, August 18, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us at the Country Inn & Suites Rochester South. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we met your expectations regarding our location and the amenities we offer. We hope you will stay with us again if your travels bring you back to our area.

Sincerely,

Michelle Steffl
General Manager
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Michigan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012

Had a 3 night reservation while going to Mayo Clinic. Needed to stay two more nights but they were booked up. They called their other hotel and got us a room for two nights, complimentary first night and upgraded the room for the same price, Great job Country Inn! Will definitely stay here when I return.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank NixEgirl
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Rocsouth, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, responded to this review, August 8, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us at the Country Inn & Suites Rochester South. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to find you accommodations when we were full. I hope you will stay with us again if your travels bring you back to our area.


Sincerely,

Michelle Steffl
General Manager
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Marcellus, New York
Level Contributor
199 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012

Our room was a little worn-looking and partially painted (furniture moved/removed?) but all in all a decent place for a good nights sleep. Parking lot was well-lit and seemed safe. Not far off the highway, and staff was helpful and pleasant

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank GracieCNY
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Rocsouth, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, responded to this review, July 23, 2012
Thank you very much for your comments regarding your recent stay with us at the Country Inn & Suites Rochester South. I am happy to hear that you got a good night's rest during your stay with us. I would like to apologize that the condition of your guest room was in need of some renovation. We are looking forward to a renovation to all of our guest rooms later this year. I hope you will consider staying with us again if your travels bring you back to our area.

Sincerely,
Michelle Steffl
General Manager
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2012

We are seniors who travel a lot. We seen many places that are real dumps, but this place is an excellent place for the money!!!

We stayed at the south location during a bicycling trip to Root River bike trails. The breakfast was excellent! Well worth the couple of extra of bucks over the cheaper places. Also, there were AAA and AARP discounts online.reservations.

The pool was cool but nice. We plan to stay there again when we are in Rochester, MN.

Room Tip: Its a tricky to get to the hotel. However, its located on the main shopping strip. A mile up and...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Gary B
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Rocsouth, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South, responded to this review, July 23, 2012
Thank you so much for your comments regarding your recent stay with us at the Country Inn & Suites Rochester South. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that using the countryinns.com website was user friendly and had the discounts available you were looking for. We hope you will stay with us again if your travels bring you back to our area.

Sincerely,
Michelle Steffl
General Manager
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Additional Information about Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South

Property: Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South
Address: 77 Woodlake Drive Southeast, Rochester, MN 55904
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Rochester
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Rochester
#6 Business Hotel in Rochester
#15 Family Hotel in Rochester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester South 3*
Number of rooms: 104
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Offering clinic patients and their family discounted rates. Newly renovated exterior, rooms, and public areas. Complimentary Plus Hot Breakfast. Other complimentary amenities include: weekday Mayo Clinic shuttle (or wheelchair shuttle service at guest expense), airport shuttle, high speed wireless internet, 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool/whirlpool and arcade, fresh fruit, cookies, coffee, and tea in the lobby 24 hours/day, business kiosk with computer/printer, flat lot parking, and local calls. Guest rooms include: coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, ironing board/iron, and hair dryer. Within walking distance of full service restaurant and pub, Whistle Binkies on the Lake. Enjoy ample dining, shopping and entertainment venues nearby. ... more   less 
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