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Gables Motel
Ranked #52 of 72 Hotels in Wisconsin Dells
Madison
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We stayed at The Gables for a couple of days last week and, as always, had a wonderful time. Their pool is a great place to lounge, the rooms are affordable, clean and spacious. The location can't be beat! It sits just a few yards from the center of the downtown River District with all it's shops, restaurants, and bars. We just park the car when we check in and walk everywhere. We also stay during the off season for Dells On Tap (October) and Automotion (May).

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Kathy C
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Grafton, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

My husband and I along with friends stay at The Gables at least twice a year. We just LOVE it here. The owners are very hands on and the most friendly people you can meet. The rooms are sparse, but comfortable. There are AC units in each of the rooms and if you go in cold weather, there is a heater. Small T.V.s are in the room, but really, how much television are you really going to be watching?

The pool is fantastic and as others have said, usually not busy. 1 block from downtown and within easy walking distance to the bars and restaurants.

We are planning on staying at The Gables next month and again for Labor Day. :-)

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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2 Thank Jill H
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

The Gables Motel in the WISCONSIN DELLS this last week was very enjoyable. The motel is very well maintained and the staff was all very nice. The pool was clean and the temperature was perfect especially since the air temp was over 95! The motel is located 1 block from the downtown area.
There were 2 downfalls, the beds were not very comfortable and the rooms need a coffee maker(for early risers, the office doesn't open till 7:30) and a hair dryer, so bring your own.
Overall it is a great value and a very nice place to stay if you're not in need of water rides.

Room Tip: All rooms overlook the pool, there are 2 floors, the rooms facing south are newer.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank DanandI
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York
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99 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

We were booked into Christmas Mountain resort for 4 days, and decided we wanted to explore the dells a little longer. We could not get back in at the resort for 3 days, so we found this mom and pop motel. Immaculate, comfy beds, great host, great price. No amenities, such as hair dryer or coffee pot, but for the price......who cares. It is one block from Downtown Dells shopping. I will definately go back.

Room Tip: We saw two rooms,and they were all the same, but immaculate. I don't think you would have to do...
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Barbara E
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Monticello, Minnesota
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

First off nothing fancy about the Gables. It is very clean and tidy. The pool is always clean and warm with not to many screaming kids. My wife and I have stayed here several times and it has always been a good place to stay. Great spot walking distance to all of down town. Near to the Raildog caboose stop in you will get a good hot dog and a few stories for the owner. Will stay at the Gables again. The staff is really very helpful. Gave us some great coupons to the more popular attractions. So much of the Dells is changing not really to my liking but the Gables has remained the same.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank ScottyTravels1972
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Ripon
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

We stayed here for one night in June. The motel is older but very clean and well maintained. Less than one block from downtown. Pool was clean and warm. Helpful staff. Was a little noisy at night but I think you are going to find that with any Motel where you have people parking and walking right outside your door.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank RiponELL
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Tigerton, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

Was a very nice motel so close to shopping and restaurants! We stayed with our 2 young boys and they had so much fun! The weather really did not cooperate with us for swimming, but we still tried (heated pool), and the kids loved it! The friendliness and service was outstanding also! Made you feel right at home. We will defiantly stay there again when we get to go back to the dells! :)

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
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Thank rnagraham
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Property: Gables Motel
Address: 822 Oak St, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1417
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Wisconsin Dells
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #52 of 72 Hotels in Wisconsin Dells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gables Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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