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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a hidden gem price wise if you don't mind dated and simple accommodations. The Prairie Gopher is right off the highway and easy to access. The owners are awesome and super willing to give you a little local history or address any issues with your room. My friend had a problem with the shower head not spraying, and... More 

Thank Sassix
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Was told $70 with reservation, ended up being $83. Room had dead bugs behind bed, no convenient plug in for the clock, coffee maker was dirty, towels were thin, and bed was like a rock. Owner was nice though. Needed a place that would take our dog, but then had to walk her behind the building in the mud and... More 

Thank Roxie K

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Ely, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I called late on a Saturday evening to make a reservation for my aunties for the same evening. Joanne at the Gopher Prairie Inn was wonderful, not only over the phone but in person. She could teach customer service as she was very patient and personable. My aunties liked their room and enjoyed chatting with Joanne.

1 Thank Char977
United States
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105 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Very dated motel that has seen better days. While it was old, it was very comfortable and clean and worked for us. Could be updated but am going to guess it won 't happen. If you just need a bed, it works but don't expect any extras. Close to interstate.

2 Thank ontheroad6
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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156 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

This motel has no thrills but is perfect when you are looking for a place to sleep after driving a long ways on 1-94. Its right off the interstate, can see from the road. Clean rooms with microwave & mini-fridge. Soap & shampoo dispensers in shower. Picnic area. They allow dogs for a very small fee. Owners are very friendly.... More 

1 Thank daisymae531
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67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

If you are looking for an up-to-date motel with bells and whistles, don't stop here. If you just want a bare-bones, clean room at an affordable price this motel will fit the bill. The owner was gracious and gave us a free upgrade on a slow evening.

2 Thank kdlc
Underwood, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We were doing some work in town and just needed a place to sleep. The room was clean. There was a frig and coffee maker in the room. The bed had a pillow top mattress on it. I told the owner that it was kind of soft for me but husband loved it. We did not finish the work that... More 

1 Thank Diane K
Kent, Washington
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280 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We tried to stay at our usual place in Alexandria, but they were full because of a band festival. So we found this place. It's tired and old, but the rooms are large, the place is clean and it was definitely worth the fee. Our air conditioner was new and worked well (and we needed it!). It has the (now... More 

2 Thank Andy W
Iroquois, South Dakota
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

I reserved this on priceline for a good price. we had decided to save money and stay cheaper. rooms were clean. every room opens to the outside. the owners were friendly. not bad for the price. I would recommend if not wanting to spend lots of money on lodging.

3 Thank jeffrey26_11
Midland, Michigan
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96 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2013 via mobile

When we arrived at the Inn, I wondered what I had gotten myself into. It looked run-down, but we gave it a chance anyway. The room was very clean and the owners friendly. The beds were comfortable, and the room had a fridge, though we didn't use it. The wifi didn't work at all, and the air conditioner worked, but... More 

Thank Monkeybusiness23

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

Additional Information about Gopher Prairie Inn

Address: 1222 South Getty, Sauk Centre, MN 56378-1432
Region: United States > Minnesota > Sauk Centre
Price Range: RM289 - RM316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gopher Prairie Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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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?

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“Try for an end room.”
  • Rather than individual soaps, we had them in dispensers.
  • Microwave and refrigerator
  • Room - taken from the vanity toward the door.
  • Nice tub, tile and toilet.
  • Vanity - outside of the snower/toilet area (we prefer this)
  • Here our room (and end room)
  • Another view of the vanity area - plenty of room here
 of 5 bubbles A419RDandyw, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you ask for a room on the North side;you will hear no traffic noise from I-94”
 of 5 bubbles Bumpyi52, 8 Mar 2013 | Read review
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