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Hotel Rapids

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is being fixed up by the present owners. The room I was in is beautifully decorated and the bed was perfect. I would have like a bit more light but opening the shade meant looking onto an ugly industrial storage site. I had a quiet night's sleep. I recommend this place for the price too.

Thank madrecj
Reviewed 1 week ago

The renovated room was comfortable and clean. The bathroom towels were nice and fluffy and the shower had good pressure. I was surprised that there was a toaster in the room along with dishes and basic silverware for two people. The only thing that was missing was a hair blower. We mentioned that the lighting in the room needed to...

Thank Pam B
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

When we first arrived we were given one of the non-renovated rooms. It had a double bed (I had booked a queen) and was in really rough shape. It looked NOTHING like the online pictures. Uhh, no. After complaining to the front desk, we were moved to one of the renovated rooms, which was far nicer. Looks like they are...

Thank Karl416
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here due to a last minute change in hockey venues. Most places were booked. This place was very economic compared to others in the area. Front desk was very friendly. There was a flat screen TV, nice towels, and the AC worked great! It was 90 degrees so that was key! The beds were very comfortable and...

Thank Sara W
Zumbrota, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Glad I stayed at this hotel! The lower price was great as I had to be in town a few nights on a budget. Comfortable bed. Very clean room. Nice, fluffy towels. Very helpful and friendly staff. Things are a bit rough around the edges right now, but they are obviously working hard to make it a very comfortable place...

Thank Anita-AW5450
Clinton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I stayed here in 2015 and came away with the feeling that for the price, I couldn't have done a whole lot better than Hotel Rapids. In fact, last year I stayed at another hotel in town a couple nights before, was charged a little more, and felt that place was terrible in comparison. Fast forward to this summer, and...

1Thank Mike S
Onalaska, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Decent clean room, decent prompt maid service. Terrible WIFI. The hotel consists of 2 buildings and we were in a room in the second building. The Wifi was spotty (even with the boosters). When we mentioned this the guy working said there was nothing he could do about it. Not in a bad or mean way...just in a truthful resigned...

Thank Smillie-girl
Management response:

Thank you for your review. We are working on our internet issues.

Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

I almost skipped this place because of the old bad reviews. I'm glad that the lady who works in the area wrote hers. All the other hotels in area were full and well over $100. I tried this little place to avoid driving more. It was older, but redone and very clean. Wireless, refrigerator, and microwave, and flat screen TV...

1Thank Lynn T
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 March 2015

I’m working in the Grand Rapids area from out of town. I’ve heard ALL the “Horror Stories” for sure. I also know that this place is under new management, and working hard at it. I stay there by the week and don’t ask for much, but I find they work hard to meet my request when I do. They’re also...

2Thank IronworkerThankUDave
Albert Lea, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 July 2013

got a aarp discount on the room,very dated,but cozy & everything worked,bibbest & only complaint was the very uncomfortable bed.was like dumbo the elephant sat in the miidle.we both rolled towards the middle all night.

1Thank Jeff B
Management response:

We've currently replaced all of our old and damaged mattresses.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel Rapids

Address: 311 US Highway 2 East, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 (Formerly Budget Host Inn Grand Rapids)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Grand Rapids
Price Range: ₹ 4,525 - ₹ 5,559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Rapids 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Duluth, Minnesota
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a newly remodeled room. Hallways smell a little musty, but room was fine.”
Anita-AW5450, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just call them and ask about the other reviews. Like I said, they're making changes.”
IronworkerThankUDave, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“no pool,not a big deal-& many great restraunts in the area.”
JeffB633, 14 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Find another motel”
JustAnOldGuy, 12 Nov 2012 | Read review
“dont stay here”
guest0404, 26 Jun 2011 | Read review
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