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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expedia will never get a call from me. They need to check out their hotel sites. I looked at two rooms and they were so dirty. Dead bugs all over the rug. The refrigerator was filthy and has about 16 inches of brown ice on it. The sheets were paper thin my sister in law had a big yellow stain... More 

Thank sharonbettcher
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164 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

When I travel I use Priceline and the daily $39.90 rate offers good value. Near fast food and bars, it is s bare bones choice but to park in front of your door is exceptional. Microwave and Frig are included so can be used as a base to support ALbert Lea and Austin.

Thank Froomcat
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had been traveling around the west and were on our way home. We decided it was time to stop for the night and drove around in AlbertLea. We chose the CountrySide Inn, not because of price, but because it was all ground level with outside access to our room. When we checked in they said they had to show... More 

Thank Kathleen R

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Toledo, Oh
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This was hands down the most disgusting hotel I have ever stayed at in my life! I cannot describe the smell. The carpets or at least 30 to 40 years old. The only reason I continue to stay the night is because I was completely exhausted after riding my motorcycle for 14 hours. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

2 Thank dougiesfun
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Definite no for women and children, single men might be ok here, but women and family should stay away if you value even average cleanliness and comfort. The manager and his family were friendly people who seem to be trying their best, but the absentee owner has not allowed them to upgrade anything. We were tired and didn't carefully look... More 

2 Thank John B
Chicago, United States
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215 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I booked this place on line, and had not seen it in person until I arrived. When we pulled in the parking lot there were two different men at two different rooms sitting shirtless in lawn chairs and drinking beer in front of their rooms. The place had the looks of a transient motel. When we went into the front... More 

5 Thank Timothy O
Scott S, General Manager at Countryside Inn, responded to this review

Minnesota State Law requires all Motels to Identify all occupants in each room. We accomplish this by requiring ID of all adult guests, and the names of all children. All motels in Minnesota should be doing this. The girls probably looked confused as they are not use to being treated so rudely by a customer. Yes, we have some construction... More 

Waterloo, Iowa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

I came to stay at this motel waiting for my wife to join me and the managers daughter asked if i needed some company and then she winked and said " if you know what i mean". I thought this was truly disgusting!!! The wife and daughter were very nice to me untill my wife arrived then the whole family... More 

5 Thank robert w
Scott S, Manager at Countryside Inn, responded to this review

As the Manager here I take all customer complaints seriously. Upon careful reviewing our guest records, we have never had a Robert W from Waterloo, IA as a guest. After careful research this review and the one before it were posted by an employee after she got fired. We don't have bedbugs , our property is services by an exterminator... More 

Minneapolis, Kansas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2015

the management was terrible i heard the husband screaming at his wife,he is very rude to tenants ,and was extremely rude to 1 of the long term guests while i was checking in, my room was dirty the sheet that was on the bed had urine stains or spots, the rooms look nothing like what the pictures show, i would... More 

1 Thank kathy b
Scott S, Manager at Countryside Inn, responded to this review

As the Manager here I take all customer complaints seriously. Upon careful reviewing our guest records, we have never had a Kathy B from Minneapolis, Kansas as a guest. After careful research this review and the one above it were posted by an employee after she got fired. We don't have bedbugs , our property is serviced by an exterminator... More 

Port Orange, Florida
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26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here many times over the last 5 years as a pilot car. In May I stayed and the new manager would not give us a room we wanted. She was rude. I called the owner and he looked into it. He called me recently and said there was new management. I stayed last week and was given... More 

1 Thank Anthony P
Peoria, Illinois
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59 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

My wife didn't wish to pay for a Regular motel so we ended up in this place. It has to rang has one of the direst places I've been since Nam. Paint chipping, mold or stains on the wall heater. Soup and shampoo from China, carpet coming up. It's the kind of place that you lock the door and then... More 

2 Thank Citydude47

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Countryside Inn

Address: 2102 E Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007-3919
Region: United States > Minnesota > Albert Lea
Price Range: ₹ 3,273 - ₹ 3,409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Countryside Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“There is no good room here! Ours was totally filthy, bugs on the floor, ripped sheets that looked like they had been slept in, Just awful”
 of 5 bubbles 40kathleenr, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“One saving grace was a great restaurant nearby The Green Mill”
 of 5 bubbles johnbW4101BS, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“go to another hotel or motel”
 of 5 bubbles D813TUkathyb, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“don't stop”
 of 5 bubbles Citydude47, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenC971, 13 Jun 2012 | Read review
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